While working relentlessly for the development of tourism in the country, IATO safeguards the interests of its members. When the association took shape, it set out with the following aims and objectives:

♦  To promote national integration, welfare and goodwill
♦  To promote, encourage and assist in the development of tourism and to secure the welfare of the travel trade in all respects
♦  To encourage and promote friendly feelings among the industry
♦  To try to amicably settle the disputes of the members
♦  To protect the interest of the members from the malpractices of foreign tour operators
♦  To set up and maintain high ethical standards in the industry
♦  To undertake such welfare activities which the members cannot undertake individually
♦  To get affiliation with similar organisations in other countries
♦  To promote equal opportunities for all visitors to enjoy the tourism and travel facilities without distinction of race, colour,
    creed or nationality
♦  To organise overseas promotional tours jointly with various airlines and Government of India tourism offices abroad and
    other similar organisations
♦  To conduct, aid, assist and discuss courses of studies and cultural meetings
♦  To institute awards for excellence in tourism related activities
♦  To assist students by offering scholarship to pursue higher education, study and research particularly in the field of
    development of tourism.


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