Manipur has been awarded the Best Cultural Tourism Destination at East India Travel Awards 2017. The event was held at Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati on 26th July 2017. Shri R. Sudhan, IAS, Special Secretary (Tourism), Government of Manipur was the Chief Guest of the event. The function was attended by leading personalities from the Tourism and Hospitality fraternity from the eastern and north eastern region. Anshu Jamsenpa was also present at the event along with her husband Tsering Wange who received the DDP Trailblazer award.

India Travel Awards supports, promotes and develops the Indian travel and tourism industry by identifying and rewarding excellence and inspiring its practitioners to continuously raise the standards of their product and service offering and there by taking India Tourism to the next level.