SITA World Tours was recently honored with the National Tourism Award for Best Tour Operator to India from North America for 2014 in a ceremony held by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The award was presented to SITA World Tours by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee.
Each year, a committee formed by India's Ministry of Tourism selects tour operators from all over the world based on their performance in the promotion of India as a destination. After a careful selection process, the winners are formally announced at the National Tourism Awards Ceremony held at the Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi, India. According to the Ministry’s guidelines, awards are given to various segments of the travel and tourism industry, in recognition of their outstanding efforts in their respective fields.
In addition to the President of India, the ceremony was attended by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Tourism and Mr. Vinod Zutshi, Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism, as well as others from the tourism sector and travel industry worldwide.
On hand to receive the award was Laudie Hanou, SITA’s vice president, and Max Ali, director of group operations.