PATA India Chapter has announced that it will be organising the Tourism PowerHouse from August 5-6, 2018, at The Park New Delhi.
The announcement about The Tourism PowerHouse was made at PATA India Chapter’s 7th Update and Outlook Meeting in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism at The Claridges, New Delhi, which saw in attendance, Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and Chairman, PATA India Chapter; Suman Billa, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India; and MP Mall, Chairman and Managing Director, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The PowerHouse will be presided over by Verma and Mario Hardy, CEO, PATA.
Verma spoke at length about various initiatives undertaken by MOT for development of tourism in the country. Billa also delivered a presentation on Indian tourism and the initiatives taken. Verma addressed the concerns that PATA members shared at the meeting. “This is one platform where the industry and the government meet and discuss their issues. We had noted down all the issues about railways and facilities offered by IRCTC. I will be taking these up with the Chairman, Ministry of Railways in a special meeting as well as with the inter-ministerial group meeting chaired by Cabinet Secretary,” said Verma.
“Eminent speakers will speak on contemporary issues and share global trends at The Tourism Powerhouse”
Sharing details about the PowerHouse, she added, “We hope to draw eminent speakers from all over the world to speak on contemporary issues like responsible tourism, sustainable tourism, marketing and digital marketing at The Tourism Powerhouse. They will be sharing global trends, initiatives and best practices required to emulate in our country.”