In India, Rajasthan tourism has chalked out new defined tourism projects to further enhance the tourism experience in the state. The state is set to offer its special products for the Commonwealth Games 2010 and a 14 day long fair is being organised in Jaipur for tourists with an aim to promote cultural tourism.
In line with the promotion of cultural and heritage tourism, the state aims to promote Shekhawati on the lines of Hampi in Karnataka. Speaking about their plans and projects, Usha Sharma, principal secretary to the government, department of tourism, and chairman, Rajasthan State Hotels Corporation, in an exclusive with Express TravelWorld, said, “Apart from the well known splendours of Rajasthan, which are its forts and palaces, Rajasthan has a lot to offer in the area of heritage and culture. We are keen to offer our tourists a unique experiences such as Ghat ki Ghuni, which is a special attraction on the Jaipur-Agra road. This place has remarkable heritage attractions and will be promoted for night tourism. Rajasthan is also home to picturesque lakes, hence promotion of lake tourism is also on the anvil.”
She further added that the state is looking to promote lake tourism as an experience. “But amongst all this, we will continue to focus on rural and eco-tourism as one of our primarily aspects for tourism promotion,” she said. Jantar Mantar in Rajasthan has also been listed in July 2010 as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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