TAAI Nagpur chapter organised a meeting on April 22nd for its members. In that meeting, Irshad Mehdi, Chairman, TAAI Nagpur Chapter, briefed the members about the upcoming policies of the government and what would be its implication on the industry. One of the important issues like implementation of TCS (Tax Collection at Source) was also discussed. The meeting witnessed the presence of 42 members.
Mehdi, in his endeavour to provide first hand information to the members of the chapter is organising a familiarisation trip to Iran which will take place shortly. Besides this, domestic familiarisation trips to Goa, Coorg, Pench National Park are also lined up. “All such trips will help our members immensely to boost their business,” said Mehdi.
Prashant Sawai, Deputy Director, MTDC, also attended the event as a guest and also briefed the attendees about the latest development in the entire Vidarbha region. Later, speaking to TravelBiz Monitor,Sawai said that the members of the chapter should prominently showcase properties and destinations of the Vidarbha region to the people. “My appeal to them is to promote the Vidarbha region vigorously to domestic as well as international tourists. This will help boost the local economy tremendously,” he exhorted.
Sumit Jaiswal, Sales Manager, Vannraj, termed the meeting as very important for the travel industry. “It has updated us about the latest happenings on the tourism front. Discussion on the government’s policies also helped us a lot. The meeting helped me in updating my knowledge,” said Jaiswal.
Raj Gupta, Director, Go India Vacation Pvt Ltd, said that such meetings should be organised in regular intervals. “The meeting was very productive and we updated our knowledge especially on tax issues. Besides tax, other important issues of the travel industry were also discussed,” he said.