Tag Archives: Outbound Tour Operators’ Association of India

OTOAI expands its footprint

At the 6th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Delhi, Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) vowed to increase membership as well as organise training and educational programmes for its staff. Nisha Verma The Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) held its 6th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in New …

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Philippines & fun are synonymous

Be it shopping, nightline, food, beaches, fun and frolic, The Philippines just has an appropriate mix of everything that Indian travellers look forward to during a holiday. Lauding the smooth conduct of Focus Philippines, the travel trade opines on the myriad offerings of the destination. Kanchan Nath from Goa Mahendra …

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Cape Town beckons OTOAI

With a new destination – Stellenbosch – on offer for B2B sessions, this year’s Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) Convention seems to have hit the popularity charts among attendees. Hazel Jain Prepare to be ‘digitalised’! The upcoming Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) convention that will take …

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1 year of GST: Sore still?

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into effect in July 2017 and shook the entire travel industry. While many said that it simplified processes, others believed that it deviated from the ‘One nation One tax’ idea. TT Bureau EM Najeeb, Senior Vice President, Indian Association of Tour Operators “A …

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Digitalisation takes centre stage

The Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) is set to organise its fourth annual convention in Cape Town, South Africa from August 11-14, 2018 on the theme ‘Digitalisation – The Way Forward’. Amrita Ghosh & Simranjeet Singh Arora The Exceutive Committee of OTOAI led by its President Mahendra Vakharia …

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Convention @ Cape Town

After two back-to-back conventions in Southeast Asia, the Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) has chosen South African port city of Cape town for its grand convention from August 11-14. Hazel Jain The Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) has announced that it will conduct its next annual …

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OTOAI EC meets west region

The new Executive Committee team of the Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) descended in Mumbai to meet its members and engage in networking sessions. Hazel Jain It was an informal gathering on a Saturday evening when the new Executive Committee (EC) team headed by its President met members …

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Kesari’s business reflects values

Filling his father’s shoes wasn’t easy but Himanshu Patil, Director of Kesari Tours & Travels, has done it with elan and taken on the mantle of leadership with reverence and responsibility. Hazel Jain When Kesari Patil along with his wife Sunita Patil started a travel company in the early 1980’s …

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