New Delhi: “Thirty years back I gave one word ‘Film Tourism’ to English dictionary, no one knew about it. Today after thirty years every country is talking about Film Tourism. To support our own statement, we worked very hard, and I am happy we could attract thirty lac people to Noida Film city under film tourism,” said Sandeep Marwah founder of Noida film city, President of Marwah Studios and Chancellor of AAFT University of Media and Arts in a webinar – Annual Global Tourism Summit 2022 organized by Inventivepreneur Chamber of Commerce and Industries.
First 17000 Media professionals from all over India are here to work in three shifts, then the cascading effect is around 1,50,000 people who are earning their bread coming from different parts of the country to settle down near film city.
“Large number of productions which have taken place here attracted many more professionals of different segments and disciplines to raise the level of tourism. The nonstop film, TV , Media Art and cultural programs, festivals have given us an opportunity to touch all the 28 states 9 Union Territories and 145 countries of the World. We added Film education to this whole affair and another 20,000 students from all over the World became our family of film tourism,” added Sandeep Marwah.
H.E. Kamlesh Shashi Prakash High Commissioner of Fiji to India, Dr. Tizita Mulugeta Ambassador of The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to India, H.E. Akhilesh Mishra Indian Ambassador to Ireland, H.E. G.V. Srinivas Indian Ambassador to Senegal, Pramilla Rramdahani Vice President Investments Trinidad and Tobago’s National Investment Promotion Agency, Dunston Pereira Coo of the Private office of HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al Qassimi UAE were the international speakers.
Rupinder Brar Additional Director General Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Jyoti Mayal President TAAI-Travel Agents Association of India, R Ramanan former First Mission Director Atal Innovation Mission & Additional Secretary Niti Aayog, Dr. Ritika Yadav Chairperson ICCI also expressed their point of view. The event was conducted by Dr. Gulati and managed by Rishab Malhotra.