Ranthambore National Park, which is famous worldwide due to its wide variance of tigers, was voted as the nation’s best wildlife attraction in the Digital Tourism Survey and Awards 2020, conducted by India Today. This is a piece of encouraging news amidst the pandemic, as the tourism sector needs to recover the loss caused by the months-long nationwide lockdown.
Wildlife lovers are doubtlessly glad about Ranthambore winning the Best Wildlife Destination Award. The wildlife sanctuary is immensely popular among wildlife lovers because of the royal tigers in the forest, the mesmerizing natural beauty, and the jungle safari, which has a class of its own and is readily available through an online Ranthambore Safari Booking.
And now, India’s Best Wildlife Destinations Award has added another feather to the crown of this beauteous wildlife destination.
About the Digital Tourism Survey and Award 2020
The state of Rajasthan achieved double success in India Today’s Digital Tourism Survey and Awards 2020. The ‘Pink City’ Jaipur has been adjudged as the Best Heritage Destination of the nation, while the Ranthambore National Park was declared as the Best Wildlife Destination. This is the first time for the state to win two awards for two categories of tourism simultaneously.
A Probable Increase in the Tourism Prospects
After the months-long shutdown invited by the COVID-19 pandemic, this award will immensely helps Ranthambore National Park turn back and increase tourism. The declaration of India Today is immensely helping the wildlife sanctuary to regain its popularity and global recognition.
All these will primarily increase the tourism prospects in the wildlife destination throughout the upcoming years. The online Ranthambore Safari Booking system is adding fuel to the flame of its popularity. Besides, increasing tourism will automatically increase employment opportunities in this wildlife sanctuary.
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot’s Congratulations
The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot, took to his Twitter handle to express happiness on Ranthambore National Park being declared the best wildlife destination. In his Tweet, the Chief Minister has mentioned that it is good news for tourism.
Tourism is the last sector that the Government of India restarted amidst the nationwide COVID-19 epidemic. Meanwhile, it was India Today’s initiative to take a closer look at the sector’s current situation and bring it out to recreate wanderlust amongst the general public.
Various Categories in the Survey and Award Winners
- Best State of Tourism – Goa
- Best Heritage Destination – Jaipur (Rajasthan)
- Best Wildlife Destination – Ranthambore National Park (Rajasthan)
- Best Mountain Destination – Munnar (Kerala)
- Best Festival Destination – Durga Puja (West Bengal)
- Best Iconic Landscape – Statue of Unity (Gujarat)
- Best Adventure Destination – Dudhsagar Falls (Goa)
- Best Beach and Coastal Destination – Agonda Beach (Goa)