IATO 24th Convention –Bhubaneswar,7-10 August,2008, Hotel Swosti Plaza
Theme: Managing Growth
President: Vijay Thakur, India Vision Tours and Travels
Convention Chairman: Arjun Sharma, Le Passage to India Tours and Travels Pvt. Ltd.
Co-Chairman: Rajesh Mudgill, Planet India Travels Pvt. Ltd.
A brief detail:
- Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha inaugurated the Convention.
- Valedictory Address: Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare, Governor of Odisha
- Guest of Honour was Debi Prasad Mishra, Minister of Tourism.
- Hall of Fame award: V.K. Duggal, Former Secretary of India
- Managing Growth: Addressing India’s Challenges
- Orissa Tourism, The Essence of Incredible India
- New Trends in Tourism
- Winners Don’t Do Different Things; They Do Things Differently.
- Family Business: Talking on the Big Boys & Wining
- HR Issues within the Industry.
- Tour Operators and Hotels: Synergies for Win-Win partnership.
- Documentary on HIV/AIDS in hospitality sector.
- Sex is not a four letter Word: the Intimate connection