Parineeti Chopra to be its first Indian woman Ambassador for Tourism Aus

Vastavam web: Australia has roped in Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra to be its first Indian woman Ambassador to encourage Indians to visit the country.She was presented the Friend of Australia (FOA) recognition by Australian Consul General Tony Huber for her contribution to promote Australia recently, according to Tourism Australia (TA) statement.Chopra will be the first Indian woman ambassador to be a part of the FOA advocacy panel.
Prior to Chopra, famous chef Sanjeev Kapoor and cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle have been great advocates for Australia, encouraging Indians to visit Australia.In her new role to promote Australia as a tourist destination, Chopra will be visiting Queensland and Northern Territory, exploring Australia’s aquatic and coastal experiences, rugged outback, unique wildlife and its incredible variety of world-class food and wine offering.”I am extremely delighted today to be appointed as a Friend of Australia, since Australia is one of my favourite holiday destination,” 28-year-old Chopra said.In 2016, India was Australia’s ninth largest inbound market for visitor arrivals and 10th largest market for total visitor spend.