The 5* edition of India Travel Awards—South was held at Clarks Exotica Convention Resort and Spa, Bengaluru, amidst the stalwarts of the tourism industry. Chief Guest Kumar Pushkar, an IFS officer and Managing Director, Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation and Anita Mishra, Gladrags Mrs India Maharashtra 2018, presided over the ceremony. Sherif Salman, Chairman, Sherif Travel and Cargo Services, was conferred the Gallery of Legends trophy while Raj Andrade, Vice President—Business Development, Marketing and Strategy, Bengaluru International Airport, was DDP Game Changer. Vivek Kumar, Managing Director, Clarks Brij Hotels, Pride Hospitality and Brijrama Hospitality and Ronald Colaco, Owner, Clarks Exotica Convention Resorts and Spa, Bengaluru, bagged the DDP Trailblazer award. Nirupa Shankar, Director, Brigade hospitality was awarded the DDP Face of the Future title.