The Ashok, New Delhi, a flagship property of India Tourism Development Corporation, a PSU under administrative control of Ministry of Tourism has been awarded with National Tourism Award for the year 2015-16 in a function held Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The Ashok, bagged the title under the category of “Best Hotel Based Meeting Venue.”
The President of India Ram Nath Kovind presented the “National Tourism Awards, 2015-16” to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry at the function organized by the Ministry of Tourism on the occasion of “World Tourism Day”. Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism Shri Alphons Kannanthanam presided over the function. Tourism ministers of states, central and state government officials, members from the travel and hospitality industries, including leading hoteliers, travel agents and tour operators, students from tourism and hospitality Institutes, among others attended the function.
Bestowed with prestigious award, The Ashok has well equipped arena for meetings and banquet venues that includes a 16,400+ sq ft convention hall with pillar less trifurcation options offering simultaneous translation in 8 languages, a 7,400 + sq ft banquet hall and a friendship lounge besides party rooms and the landscaped gardens for outdoor functions and theme events.