Volume 3.3 | Ver 2.21 | February 2020
Update on Corona Virus
UPDATE ON ADTOI CONVENTION 2020


To all ADTOI Members,
 
Dear Friends,
 
As per the advisories/instructions/guidelines issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, and Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, on Corona Virus, which has been declared pandemic by WHO,  it has been decided to postpone ADTOI Convention 2020 scheduled to be held on 10 th  and 11 th  April including Pre-Convention Tours for the time being. 
 
The new dates of Convention shall be decided mutually by ADTOI and the MP Tourism once the situation gets back to normalcy in the near future.
 
In the meantime members/non-members who have done their on-line registration with payment can wait till the time new dates for Convention are announced for adjustment.
 
Members are requested to follow the advisories/instructions/guidelines issued from time to time in letter and spirit, since adopting the suggested measures could help in containing spread of COVID 19.
 
Look forward to the support of all concerned.
 
Chetan Gupta
Convention Chairman

Your Monthly News & Updates
In our recent meeting with Hon'ble Minister of Tourism, w e have quickly flagged with him the following support measures needed to be put in place in handling the crisis and preparing for a revival which will help the tourism industry in tiding over its cash crunch:

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ADTOI opens its 11th CHAPTER
at TAMIL NADU
Tamil Nadu remains as one of the top 10 States receiving domestic tourists in the country. Most visited places in Tamil Nadu are Mahabalipuram, Ooty, Kodaikanal, Madurai, Rameshwaram & Kanyakumari.  The State has Historical/Heritage site, best pilgrim sites, wild parks, Beaches, waterfalls, Hill Stations etc. ADTOI members on PAN India basis have been promoting the state since long. To bring more tourist traffic to the State ADTOI with the support of its members in the State launched its eleventh State Chapter in Tamil Nadu at Hotel Ambassador Pallava, Chennai on 13 th February 2020 in the presence of Chief Guest Thiru. K. Pandia Rajan, Hon’ble Minister of Tamil Development, Culture, Archaeology, Govt. of Tamil Nadu and Guest of Honour, Thiru. V. Krishnamoorthy, Deputy High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, Thiru. Saravanan Karathihayan, Consulate General of Malaysia, Dr. V Irai Anbu IAS, Addl Chief Secretary, Director – Anna Institute of Management, Government of Tamil Nadu, Officials from Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, officials from national Associations of TAAI & TAFI, invitees from local Travel, Tourism & Hospitality fraternity including ADTOI members.  ADTOI delegation of 11 Managing committee members led by Mr. P P Khanna, President from Delhi participated in the launching ceremony. 
 
During the launch of the Chapter, Kalaimamani V.K.T. Balan of Madura Travel Service Pvt.Ltd., Chennai, ADTOI member has been nominated as the Chairman of ADTOI Tamil Nadu Chapter supported by Mr. P. Ashok Kumar, Secretary, Mr. Vishnu Vasanth Kumar, Treasurer and Mrs. R. Saraswathi as Lady Entrepreneur Officer (LEO) of the Chapter.
 
Photographs taken on the occasion is attached. We expect wide publicity of our eleventh chapter launch in all your print, online and social media platforms for information of all concerned. 

ADTOI partners with ITB INDIA 2020
ITB INDIA WILL BE POSTPONED TO
7 – 9 APRIL 2021
With the recent development of COVID-19 outbreaks worldwide AND as the health and safety of our exhibitors, buyers and visitors, ITB India will be postponed to 7 - 9 April 2021.
We Welcome our NEW Members
Allied
1.     Ghum India Ghum, New Delhi                                 
2.     Varanaasi Excursion Pvt.Ltd., Varanasi
Upcoming Events / FAM Tours


Mostly all events, seminars, conventions, conclaves, travel marts, events, social gathering are on hold till further notice

ADTOI GHM - March 2020 cancelled
We Wish a very Happy Birthday
THANKS
Friends, w e are closely monitoring the situation and are guided by the Ministry of Health and domain experts in fulfilling this task. All along, as this outbreak turned epidemic and then a pandemic, we have been following safety measures as dictated by the Government and WHO. We will continue to do what is best for the long-term interests of our members

Please be assured that we are sparing no effort to achieve our objectives and battle this pandemic, while at the same time minimizing the difficulties faced by our esteemed members.

Let’s hope and pray for better times to return soon.
Stay safe. Stay healthy.
Yours sincerely,

CHETAN GUPTA
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Chairman - IT & Digital Innovation Committee
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