The Sikkim State: Number of awards in Tourism Till March 2009

Sl. No.

Year

Name of award

Awarder

Awardee

1.

1998-1999

Best Tourism Performing State in the North East

Ministry of Tourism, GOI

Tourism Department, Government of Sikkim

2.

1999-2000

Best Tourism Performing State in the North East

Ministry of Tourism, GOI

Tourism Department, Government of Sikkim

3.

2000-2001

Best Tourism Performing State in the North East

Ministry of Tourism, GOI

Tourism Department, Government of Sikkim

4.

2001-2002

Best Tourism Performing State in the North East

Ministry of Tourism, GOI

Tourism Department, Government of Sikkim

5.

2002-2003

Best Tourism Performing State in the North East

Ministry of Tourism, GOI

Tourism Department, Government of Sikkim

6.

2005-2006

Best Tourism Performing State in the North East

Ministry of Tourism, GOI

Tourism Department, Government of Sikkim

7.

2006-2007

Best State for Tourism related Programmes along with Madhya Pradesh

Ministry of Tourism, GOI

Jointly Tourism Department, Govt. of Sikkim with Madhya Pradesh

8.

2005

Best Eco- Tourism Destination

Hospitality India

Tourism Department, Government of Sikkim

9.

2007

Most Picturesque destination

Today’s Traveler Platinum award

Tourism Department, Government of Sikkim

10.

2008

Best example of Community based Tourism

CNBC Awaaz

Hee-Bermiok Tourism Development Heritage Conservative Society, West Sikkim

11.

2008

Emerging Tourism State

Today’s Traveler's Award

 

Tourism Department, Government of Sikkim

     12.

2008

BEST TOURISM STATE, Best Adventure Tourism State

Safari India National Tourism Awards

Tourism Department, Government of Sikkim

13.

2008

Sikkim as Best Adventure Tourism Destination

Pacific Asia Travel Writer’s Association (INTWAI) International award at ITB, Berlin

Government of Sikkim

14.

2008

National Tourism Award 2007-2008 Best State/ Union Territory Tourism related programme

Ministry of Tourism, GOI

Tourism Department, Government of Sikkim

2007: "Most picturesque destination "award by Today's Traveller ,August 21,2007
2007: Sikkim bagged a record number of 27 Nirmal Gram Puraskars.
2006: Hospitality India Award
2006: No. 1 state among 12 eastern states
2005: Occupies 3rd position as the best performing state in Panchayati Raj
2005: Best small state for education
2005 :Best small state for investment
2000-04: Tourism National Award for the 5th consecutive year.