Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI) has launched Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh chapters, aiming to promote tourism.
Speaking about ADTOI’s new chapter Rajat Sawhney, Vice President, ADTOI said, “Chandigarh is unique being the capital of the Punjab and Haryana, it’s the best planned city in India. Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh serve as a transit point to all tour operators in the country and tourists going to Shimla to Jammu and Kashmir. We will intensify efforts to promote destinations in all these northern states through this new launched chapter”.
Sawhney also said that, “ADTOI in its attempt to promote inter-state tourism in the country has been reaching out to every state where we have the presence of our members and launch of the chapter will help to work closely with travel, trade and the state government to promote destinations in the states. Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh are important gateways to Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir and the cities here can be a very important transit points for the people travelling up to north.
Speaking to TravTalk, Manmeet Singh, Chairman, ADTOI Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, Northern India Chapter, said that he was excited to work forward with total positivity. “I have a clear vision of promoting tourism by inter-state development, where in there will be a footfall of tourist from one state to another and vice versa. All states have been promoting tourism on an individual basis, but the need of the hour is to promote tourism in an integrated manner. Every state has its own USP’s and we need to utilise it to develop a complete package.