DEL/285/2017                              31st January, 2017

To, All Members,

Dear Colleagues,

Sub: IATO/TAFI Joint Interactive Luncheon Meeting, Wednesday, the 8th February 2017 at 1100 hours at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi    

For the first time, a joint interactive luncheon meeting of IATO/TAFI Members will be held on:- 

Day/Date – Wednesday, the 8th February 2017 

Time        - 1100 hours 

Venue   - Hotel Le Meridien, (Sovereign Hall- II), Janpath, New Delhi – 110001                             

As you are aware, Union Budget 2017-18 will be presented in the Parliament by Hon’ble Finance Minister on 1st February 2017. Also we understand, GST is likely to be introduced any time in the coming financial year. We therefore, expect, there will be many announcements/changes in the forthcoming Union Budget 2017-18. 

We have therefore, invited Mr. Bipin Sapra, Partner, Tax & Regulatory Services, Ernst & Young to make a presentation on the Union Budget and how it will impact the Tourism Industry. 

Agenda of the meeting is as follows:-

• In-house announcements by the Hony. Secretary, IATO

• Address by the President, IATO

• Address by the President, TAFI 

• Presentation by Mr. Bipin Sapra, Ernst & Young on Union Budget and impact on tourism industry.

• Open House, Question/Answer Session

• Summing up by Senior Vice President, IATO

• Lunch  

Lunch cost will be subsidized by IATO/TAFI for their members respectively and members need to pay Rs. 600/- per pax and the balance amount will be paid by IATO/TAFI to the hotel. Payment can be made by either by cash or credit/debit card (Visa or Master card only) on the spot at the IATO Reception Counter.    

Confirmation should reach the IATO office by 4th February 2017 to enable confirm firm number of pax to the hotel and to enable make logistical arrangements accordingly. 

May I request the members to kindly reach in time so that you don’t miss out any important information.     

Thanking you,


Lally Mathews 

Hony. Secretary



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