34th IATO Annual Convention, 6 – 9 September 2018, Vishakhapatnam
IATO is delighted to announce the 34th IATO Annual Convention being held in Vishakhapatnam from 6 – 9 September 2018, with the full support from Andhra Pradesh Tourism. IATO have also been assured full support from the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu who has given his consent to grace the Inaugural Function on 6th September 2018 as the Chief Guest.
This year’s convention theme is inspired by the challenges our industry is facing to meet the target of 20 Million Tourists by 2020 set up by our Ministry.
“Mission 20 Million Tourists – Challenges & Possibilities”
IATO want to focus on the challenges which we have and would explore the possibilities to achieve our target. This convention will be about revitalising our business, our industry, ourselves to take a holistic approach on Challenges and Possibilities.
The dates will be 6th to 9th September 2018. The inauguration will be in the evening of the 6th September 2018 and the last session ends on the 8th September 2018 followed by closing dinner. However, for the tour operators and travel agents, there will be an exclusive half-day session on 6th September 2018 in the forenoon.
IATO convention is the platform which gives an opportunity to meet industry colleagues, network and share thoughts and help contribute to the national discussion process on tourism.