Food festival showcases tourism potential of Meghalaya
The Indigenous Terra Madre festival brought together 640 delegates from all over the world, demonstrating the State's tourism potential.

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Food festival showcases tourism potential of Meghalaya [State news]

  • The Indigenous Terra Madre festival brought together 640 delegates from all over the world, demonstrating the State's tourism potential.
  • Meghalaya is considered home to one of the world’s first species of citrus fruits, the Citrus Indica, or wild orange, locally known as Memang Narang.
  • Shillong town, with its narrow roads, already congested with local traffic, and limited hotel rooms, however, is not ready for a large influx of tourists.
  • Getting locals motivated about tourism and at the same time, improving infrastructure - widen roads, and engage with the community. The city has to expand naturally, beyond its present boundaries.