IATO 22nd Convention - Jaipur, 7-10 September,2006, Birla Auditorium
Theme: Indian Tourism-New Opportunities and Challenges Ahead.
President: Subhash Goyal, Stic Travel Pvt. Ltd.
Convention Chairman: Pronab Sarkar, Swagatam Tours Pvt. Ltd.
Co-Chairman: Rajesh Mudgill, Planet India Travels Pvt. Ltd.
A brief detail:
- Pratibha Patil, Governor of Rajasthan inaugurated the Convention.
- Keynote Address: Yashodhara Raje Sincida, Tourism Minister of Madhya Pradesh
- Usha Punia, Tourism Minister of Rajasthan also attended and addressed the gathering
- Hall of Fame award: Jagmohan, Union Minister for Tourism & Culture.
- Infrastructure opportunities and challenges.
- Branding and Marketing a Destination.
- Emerging Tourism Opportunities: Rural, Health, heritage, adventure and sports.
- Poor facilitation and over taxation deterrent to booming tourism
- Prevention by States.