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Sandeep Marwah Honored with Iconic Award at Tourism Summit

March 25, 2023
Sandeep Marwah Honored with Iconic Award by Secretary Tourism

New Delhi: Thirty-two years back I gave one word to English dictionary that is Film and Cultural Tourism, nobody could understand it. Today every country is talking about Film and Cultural Tourism and to honor my own term we have been able to attract approximately three million people to Noida Film City. We are also associated with seven thousand five hundred cultural events at Marwah Studios,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Chancellor of AAFT University of Media and Arts while talking to the press at ITC Maurya during Iconic Awards 2023 designed by Jyoti Mayal of Redhat Communications.

The award was presented to Sandeep Marwah by Vinod Kumar Duggal former Governor of Manipur & Mizoram and Arvind Singh Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in the presence of large audience representing Tourism, Travel & Hospitality Industry and people from different strata of life.

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Adventures are the best way to learn. The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page,” expressed Jyoti Mayal while introducing the awards. “This is an annual feature of Redhat Communications, and we select people from travel, tourism, and Hospitality Industry for this prestigious Iconic Awards for their extra ordinary contribution to nation building,”. She added.

Earlier a panel discussion on tourism took place and some prominent people like  Deepa Gopalan Wadhwa former Indian Ambassador to Japan, Nakul Anand Executive Director ITC Limited, Rupinder Brar Principal Commissioner of     Income Tax Mumbai, Mohammad Sarhan Vice President Emirates, H.E. Nguyen Thanh Hai Ambassador of Vietnam to India, Vir Sanghvi Author and Journalist were the panelists.

Harin Fernando Minister of Tourism & Lands Government of Sri Lanka, H.E. Firat Sunel Ambassador of Turkey to India, H.E. Agis Loizou Ambassador of Cyprus, H.E. Dr. Ashraf Shikhaliyev Ambassador of Azerbaijan, H.E. Wael Mohamed Awad Hamed Ambassador of Egypt, H.E. Sinisa Pavic Ambassador of Serbia, H.E. Akhatov Dilshod Khamidovich Ambassador of Uzbekistan, H.E. G.M. Chipare Ambassador of Zimbabwe, K.L. Ganju Consular General of Comoros, and Ambassador Anil Wadhwa were also present there.

 Rajeev Talwar CEO & Director DLF Developers Ltd, Madhu Jain Fashion Designer, Shazia IIlmi Politician & Journalist, Parineeta Sethi Chief Editor Global Spa India & Middle East & Peaklife, Ashwani Lohani former Chairman Railway Board & CMD Air India, Kapil Kaul CEO & Director CAPA India, Balbir Mayal Principal Advisor Redhat Communications, Naveen Jafa Historian & Dancer, Rituraj Khanna CEO Q Events, and Vishnu Shankar Chef Editor Global Spa & Middle East & Peaklife were the members of jury.

Sandeep Marwah Learning Tourism Lessons at Paris

February 23, 2023
Sandeep Marwah President Marwah Studios at Paris- France

Paris: It’s the incredibly fascinating history, the beautiful culture, and the one-of-a-kind atmosphere. As one of the oldest cities in Europe, Paris has a long and complex history that can be seen in its enchanting architecture, masterful art, and overall way of life,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT School of Hospitality and Tourism while talking to the press at Hotel Intercontinental Le Grand Rue Scribe, Paris on his study tour to Paris.

From iconic bucket list attractions like the Eiffel Tower to picture-perfect pleasures like a picnic on the bank of the Seine River, Paris offers something for everyone. Your first visit may feel magical, but even if you return dozens of times, you will never run out of new things to see and do expressed Marwah also Chair for Indo France Film and Cultural Forum.

“It was May  2019 I was honoured with my Life Time Achievement Award in a function in Cannes during Cannes International Film Festival when I was also the Co-President of Jury on Short Digital  Films as well as Mobile Cinema. I visited Paris in November  2021 again. Paris is a city on the globe, has been home to many writers, painters, and artists. Though you may leave Paris, but Paris never really leaves you,” added  Sandeep Marwah.

Sandeep Marwah Visited Doha to Study Tourism in Qatar

February 15, 2023
Sandeep Marwah with Akbar Al Baker and Akshay Marwah at Doha

Doha: Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor AAFT University of Media and Arts recently visited Doha, Qatar to study the tourism of the country especially after the completion of grand show of FIFA.

With one of the world’s lowest crime rates, Qatar is a refreshingly safe corner of the Middle East to navigate as tourist, including solo female travellers. With security cameras covering just about every inch of the country, even petty theft is rare.

Diversified tourism offerings across 6 areas: coastal and desert tourism, cultural tourism, business events, sports tourism, urban and family entertainment, and cruise tourism.

The top places include Souq Waqif, National Museum of Qatar, Katara Cultural Village, Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar National Library, Doha Corniche, City Center Mall, Place Vendome Mall , Oxygen Park and hundreds of other venues.

“I am pleased and impressed by the hospitality by the people of Qatar during my visit to Doha. My five days trip has taught me a lot. The beautiful constructions of most of the magnificent buildings is also an attraction after FIFA.I will visit here again. A trip from AAFT School of Hospitality and Tourism can also be planned in the coming days,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah addressing to press at Hotel Waldorf Astoria, Lusail at Doha.

Dr Sandeep Marwah also met Akbar Al Baker Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive and learned more about the rising tourism in Qatar. International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry will create Indo Qatar Film & Cultural Forum to develop and promote relations between the two countries soon, informed Marwah.

Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated Tourism Mart at New Delhi

January 17, 2023
Sandeep Marwah Inaugurated Tourism Mart in Delhi

New Delhi: Thirty years back we gave one term to English dictionary that is Film and Cultural Tourism, nobody new about it. Today every country is talking about it and to honour our own phrase we have been able to attract more than three million people to Noida Film City under Film and Cultural Tourism,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios & International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry while lighting the ceremonial lamp at the inauguration of 23rd MICE Travel Mart at Hotel Le Meridien designed by Kamal Gill Director OptiMICE Events P Ltd.

“I love travelling. My link with tourism industry goes back in 1991 when we started Marwah Studios and then followed by AAFT and now we do have school of Hospitality and Tourism here in Noida and part of university in Raipur. Now the involvement is so deep that Government of 67 countries of the World have nominated us as their Cultural Ambassador. We are here to support you to our best. Road shows, workshops on tourism, seminars, interaction with different countries   are the regular feature with ICMEI,” added Sandeep Marwah also Chancellor of AAFT University.

Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI)  President Jyoti Mayal,  Director & CEO of Dex Group Ramesh Marwah, Chairman Gill India Group Kewal Gill were also present there with large number of  people from tourism & Hospitality fraternity.

We should Promote Our Heritage Wholeheartedly-Sandeep Marwah

January 17, 2023
Visit of AAFT President Sandeep Marwah to Bishangarh in Rajasthan

Bishangarh: The rich heritage of India, one of the world’s oldest civilizations, is an all-embracing confluence of religions, traditions and customs. The highlights of Indian heritage lie in the treasure of its art, architecture, classical dance, music, flora and fauna, and the innate secular philosophy of its people. A visit to the heritage sites is like a walk through history, changing lanes with every dynasty that ruled Indian soils,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and AAFT School of Hospitality and Tourism while talking to the press at Hotel Alila Fort Bishangarh, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

 Indian heritage can live for many more years if we also keep on adding new forts and palaces into the list of hotels and resorts. No doubt it is an expensive exercise, but some companies can come forward to do the needful on a continuous basis. There are hundreds of forts, palaces and heritage sites lying unattended,” added Sandeep Marwah.

AAFT School of Hospitality and Tourism has a chapter on this subject and we encourage students to come forward to study and be entrepreneur to promote tourism said Marwah. The tour was planned by International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry.

Sandeep Marwah of AAFT School of Tourism in Nepal

December 20, 2022
A Tour to Nepal by Indo Nepal Film and Cultural Forum of ICMEI

Kathmandu: This tiny landlocked country sandwiched between the two most populated countries in the world, India, and China. Although some know it as the home to the world’s tallest mountain Mount Everest and other giant Himalayan mountains.,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of AAFT School of Hospitality and Tourism while talking to the press at Dwarika’s Hotel at Kathmandu.

“To me, Nepal is wondrous. It is full of ancient stories and beautiful temples, not to mention the world’s most magnificent mountain range. You feel like coming back again,” added Dr. Marwah who was visiting Nepal with a group of twenty five people from different segments of life supported by Tourism Committee of International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry.

In a span of few days the group visited Hotel Marriott, Hotel Taj Vivanta, Hotel Dwarika and Hotel Chandragiri Hills Resort. The cable tour to Chandragiri Hills, Pushapati Temple, Budhanilkantha Temple, Boudhanath and various markets of the city.

Sandeep Marwah has been invited by mny industrial houses and government bodies to visit again. Indo Nepal Film and Cultural Forum will plan again a trip to Nepal. Even the students of AAFT School of Hospitality & Tourism will make a short trip soon.

115th Batch of AAFT Inaugurated at Marwah Studios

December 2, 2022
Inauguration of 115th Batch of AAFT at Marwah Studios Noida Film City

Noida: Education is key to success. People in creative arts should be confident when they are here in AAFT- Asian Academy of Film and Television for carving out their career. We are concerned about the overall development of the student and try to give them a real time situation as if they are working in the industry itself,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT at the inauguration of 115th batch of trainees at Marwah Studios, Noida Film City.

In last thirty years AAFT has created a wonderful niche for itself. We have been rated as the first ten best film schools of the World. We are number one as far as events are concerned. We are also number one when it comes to the number of film productions with the students, and no doubt we are the most cost-effective institution,” added Dr. Marwah narrating the success stories of alumni of AAFT.

AAFT is very well-equipped institution associated with International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry, Film Federation of India, International Film and Television Club, International Film and Television Research Centre, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of India through its Radio Noida 107.4Fm. AAFT is on the board of Ministry of Consumer Affairs Food and Public Distribution, Government of India through its Media & Entertainment Committee in Bureau of Indian Standards informed Dr. Marwah.

The new students were amazed with the information delivered by Sandeep Marwah in a ninety minute class on the second day of the 115th Batch.

ICMEI Will Promote Tourism of Azerbaijan

November 13, 2022
Sandeep Marwah President ICMEI with H.E. Ashraf Ambassador of Azerbaijan

New Delhi: A well planned conference was conducted at the Embassy of Azerbaijan in New Delhi where H.E. Ashraf Ambassador of Azerbaijan to India proposed and offer to Indian organizations to have association and affiliation with different establishments of Azerbaijan.

International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry through its body Indo Azerbaijan film and Cultural Forum is ready to join hands with film, TV, and media companies of Azerbaijan along with educational institutions to promote relation between two countries.

ICMEI and IAFCF will also promote Azerbaijan’s locations to Indian Film Makers and promote tourism with the local people through travel fraternity.

“We are planning to have a road show in association with Embassy of Azerbaijan where people from Travel and Tourism Fraternity will interact with Embassy of Azerbaijan. Some attractive films will be shown to cover the country’s best locations,” said Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI.

“We will look for a common date to promote tourism jointly. I am very familiar with the dynamism of ICMEI Team,” said H.E. Ashraf Ambassador of Azerbaijan to India.

Indo Cambodia Culture Forum Will Promote Tourism of Cambodia

November 12, 2022
President ICMEI Sandeep Marwah with H.E. Ung Sean Ambassador of Cambodia

New Delhi: “It was a pleasant meeting with H.E. Ung Sean Ambassador of Cambodia to India at the Embassy of Cambodia New Delhi when I was invited by the Ambassador to discuss the new activities of Indo Cambodia Film and Cultural Forum,” said Sandeep Marwah President of International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry and Chair for Indo Cambodia Film and Cultural Forum.

“It was decided to have a road show highlighting Cambodia as   the tourist destination for Indians and propagating film locations of the Kingdom of Cambodia for the film makers of Indian Film Industry,” added Marwah also President of Marwah Studios.

“We are ready to cooperate our best and shall pass on our films on tourism to make event more colorful. Our country The Kingdom of Cambodia is the country with the largest religious monument in the world, delectable cuisine, rich culture, and vast history,” said H.E. Ung Sean Ambassador of Cambodia to India.

The popular AAFT School of Hospitality and Tourism will design the program in association with ICMEI and will invite people from film and tourism fraternity. A date will be announced in a short period of time.

Pride of India Award for AAFT on 15th August

September 17, 2022
AAFT Presented With Pride of India Award

New Delhi: Special National level awards were constituted by Educacio World under the leadership of Farheen Khan and some of the prominent educationists of the country to be presented on the celebration of 75th Independence Day on 15th August 2022.

“The First Pride of India Award 2022 goes to Dr Sandeep Marwah Chancellor AAFT University of Media and Arts and Chair for Asian Education Group for maintain the best level of education from last 29 years from the date of inception of AAFT in 1993. The boutique institute has expanded its boundaries to many fields and has been able to establish University. Twenty thousand students of the group are working in their chosen fields. The institution has given largest number of celebrities to the Nation,” said Farheen Khan while reading the Citation.

The award was presented online. Large number of educationists were present online for the award function. Dr Sandeep Marwah was also chief guest of the program who later presented awards to educationists from all over India.

“I am pleased and thankful to Educacio and Farheen Khan for nominating me and my institution for this award. Every award motivates you to do more work towards fulfilment of your objectives,” thanked Dr Marwah.