ASSOCIATIONS

ETAA organises edu trip to Hampi

The Enterprising Travel Agents Association (ETAA) South Chapter plans to keep Goa as its next destination for ‘Destination Expert Programme’. Hazel Jain The Enterprising Travel Agent’s Association (ETAA) South Chapter organised a four-day educational trip for its members to Hampi. This was under its ‘Destination Expert Programme’ and was held …

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TAAI trains members on GST

Sessions have so far been organised in Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Mumbai, and will also be held in other cities.   After conducting in-depth India-wide training sessions on Service Tax for its members over the last couple of years, the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) has now started conducting similar …

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Communicate with us: MTOA

The Maharashtra Tour Organisers Association (MTOA) members are facing huge problems in various states that is affecting their clients while on the road. Pay heed, MTOA requests the states. Many tour operators in Maharashtra have been complaining of problems their clients are facing while on road in specific states. Speaking …

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ICPB in the city of Nizams

ICPB’s 10th Conventions India Conclave (CIC) will be held in Hyderabad from August 29-31 at HICC. The theme for the 10th annual convention of India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB) is ‘Expanding the Boundaries–Mission Possible.’ The Conventions India Conclave (CIC) will focus on all segments of the MICE industry, creating an …

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Leveraging MICE in India

ITDC and ICPB co-hosted a roadshow to promote the MICE segment, providing an opportunity to stakeholders to network and interact with professional suppliers, conference organisers, DMCs, travel agents, etc. Keeping in mind India’s progress as one of the fastest-growing destinations for conventions and meetings of all sizes and hues, the …

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Romania calls on TAAI-NR agents

Travel Agents Association of India-Northern Region (TAAI-NR) invited Cristina Lonela Tarteata, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Romania, to showcase the country’s tourism offerings to the trade. Discerning Indian travellers are now looking beyond the regular European destinations for vacations. Rajan Sehgal, Chairman-Northern Region (TAAI), says, “In the last few years, Eastern …

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ADTOI holds by-elections

The Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI) held its by-elections recently and has elected a new Treasurer and Joint Secretary for the team. Rajesh Arya, Director, India International Tours & Travels, is the new Treasurer of ADTOI and Dalip Gupta, Director, DGS Travel House has been elected as …

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India perfect to tie the knot

FICCI’s maiden Wedding Tourism Summit was held from May 25-26 in New Delhi. State governments and private stakeholders in attendance discussed opportunities in order to leverage India as a wedding destination. The first FICCI Wedding Tourism Summit witnessed as many as 30 exhibitors, including all major hotel chains in India, …

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Skål Kolkata turns host

The Kolkata wing will host the Skål National Congress 2018 and during this event they expect an attendance of 600-750 Skålleagues in the City of Joy. AHANA GURUNG Skål International Kolkata has been actively organising meetings during the past month in an effort to promote friendship and business among the …

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