New Delhi, January 2017: The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi a landmark for both business and leisure travellers in the city is hosted the National Tourism Day organized by The Indigenous Federation of Tourism India (TIFTI).
Mr. Jaideep Anand, General Manager of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel said, “It is an honour and a privilege to be associated with The Indigenous Federation of Tourism India and be a part of such a special day. We are glad to be able to help foster the spirit of celebration of the National Tourism Day amongst the various participants belonging to the numerous stakeholders of the tourism industry.”
National Tourism Day was celebrated for the first time in the history of Indian Tourism post-independence on 25th January 2017. The agenda of the event was one billion tourists; one billion opportunities. This day was established by the Indian government to raise awareness on the importance of tourism for the country's economy. Tourism plays a crucial role in contributing to the overall growth and sustainability of the destination and the local communities by creating direct and indirect jobs. Also, it brings together people of different cultures and regions to foster better mutual understanding. TIFTI is committed to institute a healthy operational framework for the tourism fraternity.
The event saw the presence of various respected dignitaries from the world of travel and tourism that participated in the event and presented their thoughts on various aspects of the tourism industry through a variety of sessions. The event also witnessed cultural performances from different regions of the Indian sub-continent and also paid a tribute to the upcoming republic day.
India’s rich history and cultural diversity makes it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the world. Celebrating a day specifically dedicated to promoting the bounteous tourism industry known for showcasing the country’s cultural background and traditional customs is a step in the right direction.
About The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel
The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi (formerly known as Kempinski Ambience Hotel Delhi), is strategically located near the historic Old Delhi as well as the central business districts of Delhi, Ghaziabad and Noida. The hotel is a landmark for both business and leisure travelers in the city.
The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi offers 480 rooms and suites; 70,000 square feet of multi-purpose meeting and banqueting space, including a pillar-less ballroom a with pre function area in excess of 30,000 square feet. One of the largest in a luxury hotel in India, the ballroom can accommodate more than 6000 guests in a cocktail format and 2500 in theatre-style. The Ballroom can be divided into 5 smaller rooms with flexible seating and adjacent to the Ballroom are 4 VIP guest rooms which are used as break away areas. The hotel also offers a second ballroom with an area of 3500 square feet and an exclusive 1100 square feet outdoor patio, 2 exclusive boardrooms and 3 meeting rooms.