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).

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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.”

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