Himachal Pradesh has bagged three awards at the India Today Tourism Awards 2019. The state received three runner up awards for ‘Best Adventure Destination”, ‘Best Mountain Destination’ and ‘Most Scenic Road’ during the India Today Tourism Survey and Awards 2019 function held in New Delhi.
Union Minister of State for Tourism K J Alphons presented the award to the state. Vivek Mahajan Deputy Resident Commissioner has received the award from the minister.
Hang Gliding Bir Billing was presented best runner up award under “Best Adventure Destination” category, Sangla in Kinnaur district bagged runner up award in ‘Best Mountain Destination’ category whereas Shimla-Jispa via Kaza stretch was chosen for runner up award in ‘ Most Scenic Road ‘ category.
The awards were presented to various states under nine categories out of which Himachal Pradesh won awards in three categories.