DEL/285/2019/ALLM/39                                     24th September 2019


To, All Members,

(Recognized by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India)


Dear Members,


Sub: Incredible India Road Shows in China from 12-14 November, 2019 followed by CITM from 15 -17, November in Kunming


1.        Ministry of Tourism, Government of India is organizing Incredible India Roadshows in China from November 12-14, 2019 covering following three cities:-


                i)          Chengdu,

               ii)          Chongqing

              iii)          Kunming.


2.        Thereafter, the Ministry of Tourism in association with Confederation of Indian Industries, will also participate in the China International Travel Mart (CITM), 2019 being organized from 15-17 November 2019 in Kunming, China. This year, with a view to enhance our visibility in China, MOT will hire larger space for setting up India Pavilion at CITM.


3.      IATO has been asked by Ministry of Tourism to recommend the names of our members who wish to participate in the road shows in China and would like to participate in CITM – 2019 as co-exhibitors by taking booth in the India Pavilion. We have written to the Ministry to let us know the cost of booth for participation as co-exhibitors in CITM and would inform the members who are interested to take booth. 


4.        Member who would like to participate, to note the following:-


 i)   All arrangements and expenses i.e. air ticket, hotels and local transport etc. will have to be made by the participating members directly at their own cost.


 ii)  Only one person from each company will be allowed to participate.


 iii)   Members are allowed to send any employee or sales representative from India. These trips are meant only for companies headquartered in India. No overseas representative/employee who is based outside India will be allowed to attend. IATO reserves the right to reject any application if it finds there is a conflict in purpose.


iv)   Members who are recognized by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and wish to participate in any of the above Road Shows, may forward their name along with a cheque of Rs. 20,000/- in favour of Indian Association of Tour Operators towards Refundable Security Deposit.  Cheque along with the following information should reach IATO office latest by 30th September 2019.


 a)    Name of the company

 b)    Name of the person (as in the passport) with Designation

 c)    Address, Telephone, Mobile, Email id, Website

 d)    Passport No.

 e)    Date of issue of passport

 f)      Place of issue of passport

 g)    Date of Expiry of passport

 h)   Do you have Visa for visiting countries (mention Yes or No) 

 v) Security Amount of Rs. 20000/- will not be refunded in case if participation is withdrawn after the names have been sent to the Ministry. However, cancellations due to force majeure in extreme cases may be considered by the EC.


  vi)  If there is any restriction in numbers for participation from the Ministry, participation will be decided by draw of lot for which date will be intimated.  


With best regards,




Rajiv Mehra

Vice President


Note: As these are Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India sponsored Road Shows, members who are not recognized by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India will not be allowed to attend as per directives of the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India. Hence, they should not apply.