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U’khand shines at Indian Responsible Tourism Awards 2023


By Our Staff Reporter

Dehradun/Ooty: Uttarakhand’s tourism had a significant impact on the recent Indian Responsible Tourism Awards 2023 event, which was held in Ooty on 17 March. On the occasion, various hotels, guesthouses and homestays received honours in several responsible tourism categories.

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, MK Stalin, presented the awards.

At the awards ceremony, several homestays of the state received recognition for their sustainable leadership. In recent years, Uttarakhand’s homestays have offered tourists from all over the nation and overseas comfortable places to stay in addition to introducing them to the state’s rich cultural heritage, captivating them with the delectable cuisine, and inspiring them to return time and time again.

For being innovators in providing tourist facilities, H2O House in Chamba and The Retreat in Bhimtal were awarded the Gold Medal and the Silver Medal, respectively. For its exceptional homestay services, the Once To Watch Guesthouse in Isoti, Pauri Garhwal, has also received recognition.

The Ular Guest House in Lansdowne won the Gold Medal in the Guest House and BnB category, and the Aashraya on the Ganges in Rishikesh won in the Premium Hotel category. Lokesh Ohri, a cultural activist, novelist, and historian, also received the Sustainability Champions Pathfinders Award for his pioneering role in the conservation of the Doon Valley’s natural and cultural heritage.