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IATO Convention 2022 to be held in Lucknow, UP from Dec 16-19

The 37th Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) Annual Convention is going to be held from December 16 to 19, 2022 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The theme of the Convention is Inbound Tourism – What Lies Ahead.

Ravi Gosain-Vice President will be the Chairman of the convention along with Sunil Mishra-Hony. Treasurer and Prateek Hira-Chairman, IATO Uttar Pradesh Chapter, as the Co-Chairmen. This was announced by Rajiv Mehra IATO President in the 40th Annual General Meeting held in New Delhi.

The inaugural function will be held at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath has given his consent to grace the occasion with his presence and inaugurate the convention. The Centrum Lucknow will be the venue hotel and all other activities including registration for the convention, business sessions and evening programmes will be held at The Centrum, Lucknow.

We are expecting about 900-1000 delegates from all over the country to participate which will include senior officials from the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and States, industry leaders, tourism and hospitality professionals, travel trade media. Added attraction for this year convention would be post-convention tours to Ayodhya and Varanasi. There are 5 post convention tours being organised on various sectors. This year we expect larger participation from the state Government as every state is keen to re-instate inbound tourism to their respective states, said Mehra.

During the three-day Convention there will be deliberations on burning issues during the business sessions being finalised and we will have experts in all fields, Rajiv Mehra.



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