OTOAI all set for RAK
The 3rd Convention of Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) will be held from September 13-16, at Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah, where the Indian travel trade will get to explore a new destination.
The convention will bring together 160-170 delegates from the outbound tourism industry, where 95 per cent of the delegates will be the active members of OTOAI and a few will be the allied members, informs Guldeep Singh Sahni, President, OTOAI. “The delegates can expect a wide spectrum of insights to enhance their knowledge and efficiency and gain a competitive advantage. As we navigate in an ever-changing environment, the convention is designed to understand the future vision of the travel industry and what we can do in light of these rapid developments. Apart from this, the delegates will get an opportunity to explore a new destination that they can add to their portfolio of products,” says Sahni.
The theme of the convention is ‘Changing TimesCreating Opportunities’ and business sessions will focus on issues that the tourism industry is grappling with on a daily basis and will also deliberate on the opportunities that lie ahead, points out Riaz Munshi, Vice President and Chairman Convention, OTOAI. “This year’s convention is looking to address the most important issues impacting travel business today. It is a platform for constructive networking, strengthening relationships among members and reinforcing OTOAI’s aim to foster an environment of collaboration with various stakeholders through our ideology of collective ambition,” says Munshi.
He further elaborates that the convention will be very different this year as compared to its last edition. Tourism dynamics are changing rapidly and today’s environment presents real opportunities and chal-
The convention will introduce new markets to the tour operators which will add value to the existing markets RAK will gain exposure from branding in the Indian outbound which in turn will increase their visibility
Guldeep Singh Sahni