Australia-India sign MoU
In a bid to facilitate bilateral tourism, Australia India Travel and Tourism Council (AITTC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI).
Shanker Dhar, Vice Chairman, Australia India Travel and Tourism Council (AITTC), says, “As Australia and India are major tourism generating markets for each other, sharing about half a million tourists, AITTC and OTOAI joining hands is an instrument of promoting understanding between the two countries and shall give further boost to the growth of tourism. India is already one of the fastest growing source markets for Australia and has moved three places up to become its eighth largest market.”
This MoU is an instrument of enhancing cooperation between the two organisations and working together in multiple areas of mutual interest, promote better understanding of tourism assets, and resources of the two exciting destinations, Dhar adds.
Speaking at the event, Guldeep Singh Sahni, President, OTOAI, says, “With this MoU, the main agenda is to share best practices of the trade, provide Australia with destination information, training sessions, correct knowledge regarding the top performing segments, the traveller type and travel shows in which they can participate to enhance the tourism between India and Australia.”