DEL/285/2018/ALLM                    14th September, 2018

To All Members 

Sub: Thank you for making your 34th IATO Convention a Grand Success at Novotel Hotel, Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) from 6th  -9th September, 2018. 

On behalf of the Executive Committee, we would like to express our sincere thanks to all of you for your overwhelming support for 34th IATO Annual Convention in Vishakhapatnam.  

This year we had very inspiring (over 900) attendance in our Convention. Other than our members, we had 50 Media Members and also local invitees. Thus we had about 1100 participants including spouses. This quantifies how IATO Convention is recognized as the most important events of the Travel & Hospitality Industries. 

The presence of Hon’ble Ministers – Shri K.J Alphons, Hon’ble Minister of State (IC) for Tourism, Govt. of India, Shri Bhuma Akhila Priya, Hon’ble Tourism Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri. Kadakampally Surendran, Minister for Tourism, Government of Kerala, Mrs.  Rashmi Verma, Secretary Tourism, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Mrs. Meenakshi Sharma, Addl Director General (Tourism), Govt. of Kerala, Mr. Suman Billa, Joint Secretary (Tourism), Govt. of India, Mr. Mukesh Kumar Meena, Secretary Tourism, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, Mr. Himanshu Shukla, MD/CEO of Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority, Ms. Rani George, Secretary Tourism, Kerala, Mr. Jenu Dewan, MD, Gujarat Tourism, Mr. Nitin Jawale, Director Odisha Tourism and senior officials from central and other state government gave immense value to our inaugural session and the business sessions organized during the convention.

Hope you all enjoyed the deliberations and especially the sessions became very informative with your active participation in each business session. We also feel happy that this year we could provide good quality raffle prizes at the end of each business session. 

Thanking you once again and looking forward to your continued support.

With best regards
Sincerely yours
Pronab Sarkar           Rajiv Mehra                  Rajesh Mudgill
President                 Chairman Convention   Co-Chairman Convention