Best Tourism Village Competition
The Best Tourism Villages Competition seeks to honor a village that best exemplifies a rural tourism destination. It showcase the renowned cultural and natural assets, preserves and promotes community-based values, goods, and lifestyles of the villages in India. It promotes the commitment of the villages towards sustainability in all of its aspects – economic, social, and environmental. Its goal is to make tourism one of the drivers of positive change, rural development, and community well-being.
Objectives of the Competition
Reduce disparities between development of rural tourism destinations.
Progress in empowering the rural population.
Enhance attraction capability and encourage rural change.
Strengthen multi-level governance, collaborations, and community engagement.
Boost connection, infrastructure, financial access, and investment. Advancement and digitalization.
Develop new products and integrate value chains.
Promote the connection between resilient, equitably distributed, and sustainable food systems and tourism.
Increase the conservation of natural and cultural resources.
Encourage sustainable methods to make better use of resources, reduce emissions, and reduce waste.
Improve knowledge and abilities.