IATO meet in Lucknow

IATO will be having its 37th Annual Convention in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, from 16-19 December 2022 and will be inaugurated by the state Chief Minister, says Rajiv Mehra, President, IATO.

Rajiv Mehra, President, Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), said that the 37th IATO Annual Convention will be held in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The inauguration will be done by Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow on 16th December.

The sessions and programmes for the next two days will be held at The Centrum, Lucknow. The post tours will start from 19th December. “Uttar Pradesh is changing for the better and is being developed like never before. With new destinations, especially Ram Mandir in Ayodhya coming up in a few years, it will be a huge attraction for tourists. Just like we promoted Amritsar and Varanasi internationally, we will promote Ayodhya and UP as well,” Mehra said. “We are coming back to Lucknow after a gap of 26 years and it will be an excellent opportunity for our members to see the improved and developed infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh. The last IATO Convention in Lucknow was held in 1996 and so many new hotels have come up in Lucknow and other cities, which will give insight of the facilities and development of infrastructure to the tour operators promoting the state among foreign and domestic travellers,” he added.

He shared that the success of pervious convention has raised the expectations of the members and sponsors. “More than 900 delegates are expected for the three-day event and the IATO convention is eagerly awaited by all,” he said.

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