Goa Tourism Minister Mr. Dilip Parulekar awarded with PATWA 2015 award [ Current News (Concise) - Awards ]
About Mr. Dilip Parulekar: Dilip Parulekar is from Porvorim of Goa. He is Goa’s tourism minister and Secretary and Director for Tourism, Mathew Samuel (IAS). He is also member of Bharatiya Janta Party.
- He is also part of fifth legislative assembly 2007 where he is member of committee on privileges and budget committee.
About his achievements:
- Dilip Parulekar has been awarded with the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) award and Safari India South Asia Travel Award 2015.
- He achieves this award for the Best Tourism Minister category.
- He became the first tourism minister who win prestigious award like PATWA.
About PATWA award:
- PATWA stands for Pacific Area Travel Writers Association.
- It was founded in 1998 in Colombo of Sri Lanka.
- PATWA awards are given three times in a year at ITB Berlin, WTM London and Safari India Awards, New Delhi.
- Winners are shortlisted through a strict and clear process: recommendations are made by the PATWA Secretary General and the Director and Auditor of the award.
- It is a partner of United Nations and World Tourism Organization.
- Published on: August 11, 2015