IATO 1st Convention - New Delhi, 18-19 November 1983, The Ashok Hotel
Theme: Tourism: the Largest Foreign Exchange Earner
President and Convention Chairman: Ram Kohli, Creative Travels Pvt. Ltd.
Chief Guest: Khurshid Alam Khan, Union Minister of Tourism, Govt. of India
A brief detail:
- It’s major achievement was the formulation of a long term programme to make tourism one of the biggest foreign exchange earning industries.
- A policy was drawn for the association to work in conjunction with the government to bring India onto the global tourism map.
- This step brought remarkable success and credit for this goes to founder president Ram Kohli of Creative Travels who played an important role in drawing out IATO’s strategies during the formation stage.