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TAAI announces Convention in Colombo from July 6 – 9, 2023

Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) on the invitation from the Sri Lankan Tourism Promotion Board (SLTPB) will be holding its 67th Convention and Exhibition in Colombo, Sri Lanka from July 6 – 9, 2023 in Association with Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO). TAAI, which was supposed to host its Convention in Sri Lanka last year, is ... Read More »

ADTOI focuses on growth and expansion with the formation of its National Growth Committee

The realm of Tourism & Hospitality sector is reeling under an unprecedented situation. There is a paradigm shift. Tour operators which form a sizeable segment of the Tourism Industry and almost 80 percent fall under the micro and small business entities are facing an extraordinary existential crisis. To confront the challenges thrown open, these challenges, especially in the wake of ... Read More »

Maldives Storytellers’ Conference 2023 Edition (Amended)

PRESS RELEASES Visit Maldives Holds Media Meet to Inform Local Media about “Visit Maldives Storytellers’ Conference 2023” Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC/ Visit Maldives) held an exclusive media meet on the morning of 11th May 2023 to inform the local media about the ‘Visit Maldives Storytellers’ Conference 2023’. The event is set to be held from 30th May ... Read More »

TAAI WITT President Jyoti Mayal

TAAI WITT President Jyoti Mayal – it is satisfying feeling when one gives back to society. As President of TAAI & Chairperson of THSC we will continue to build in many more such initiatives under to support women & youth to be empowered with skills VFS Global and Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) in association with Tourism & Hospitality ... Read More »

OTOAI reaches out to MoCA seeking help in sorting the GoFirst chaos

The Outbound Tour Operators of India (OTOAI) has written to the honourable Minister of Civil Aviation Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia, seeking his help in sorting the mayhem caused by GoFirst. GoFirst airline, earlier this month, suddenly declared bankruptcy and cancelled all flights in the peak season, leaving many travellers stranded and unable to reach their destinations. This has caused significant financial losses ... Read More »


Jaipur, 9 May: With the industry status being given to tourism in Rajasthan as well as the various forward-looking policies and schemes such as Rajasthan Rural Tourism Scheme 2022, Rajasthan Guest House Scheme 2020, Rajasthan Film Tourism Promotion Policy etc., the state offers a conducive environment for investment in the State. The domestic tourists are significant to boost the economy ... Read More »

TAAI Delegation Led by President Mrs Mayal MC Member Mr Kohli and myself met the Hon.

TAAI Delegation Led by President Mrs Mayal MC Member Mr Kohli and myself met the Hon.Minister Civil Aviation Mr Jyotiraditya Scindia ji The meeting lasted for half an hour where President Mrs Mayal briefed the Minister on the ongoing Go air issue the Minister gave us a very patient hearing and applauded Mrs Mayal on the regulation to be adopted ... Read More »

GO First Airline

TAAI President Jyoti Mayal has expressed concern over the sudden cancellation of all flights by GO First Airline on 3rd & 4th May 2023, stating that it has put the aviation industry in shock. Go First has filed an application for voluntary insolvency resolution proceedings before NCLT as per media & ministry reports. Mayal commented on the struggles faced by ... Read More »

Incredible India, Arabian Travel Market (ATM), Dubai

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, is participating in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2023, to be held from 01st to 04th May 2023 in Dubai, UAE. The Arabian Travel Market is one of the leading global events for the travel and tourism industry, attracting visitors and exhibitors from around the world. India’s participation in the Arabian Travel Market ... Read More »

IATO writes to PM, appeal to restore incentives for revival of tourism

New Delhi: IATO President Mr. Rajiv Mehra has written to the PM requesting him to restore SEIS (Service Export Incentive Scheme) or introduce an alternative scheme in the new Foreign Trade Policy, as the inbound tourism sector is still suffering and needs hand holding by the government. Besides, it seeks roll back of TCS of 20 percent to 5 percent ... Read More »

Celebration of the 100th episode of Mann ki Baat through Yuva Tourism Clubs

Ministry of Tourism , GoI will be celebrating the 100th Episode of ‘Mann ki Baat’ to be aired on 30th April, 2023 through its Yuva Tourism Clubs. Tourism has been mentioned by Hon`ble Prime Minister from time to time in ‘Mann ki Baat’. In order to initiate a celebration of the 100th Episode of Mann ki Baat, Ministry of Tourism ... Read More »

Jyoti Mayal receives the ‘Inspirational Hospitality Leader’ Award

The prestigious ‘Inspirational Hospitality Leader’ Award of Global Hospitality Awards 2023 was presented to Mrs. Jyoti Mayal, President, TAAI in recognition to her abundant and noteworthy contributions to the hospitality sector. She is a dynamic leader who is constantly fighting for women equality issues, skilling and numerous critical matters relevant and crucial to the travel and hospitality industry. The International ... Read More »


ADTOI April General House Meeting was held on 22nd April 2023 from 5 pm onwards at Triveni Kala Sangam, 205, Tansen Marg, New Delhi-110001. Coinciding with Akshaya Tritiya the day was celebrated with Bharathanatyam classical  dance ‘ Yeshodha Nandan by Mrs.  Sindhu Mishra Group where spouses/2nd representatives of ADTOI members were also present.  Eminent personalities like Mr. Deepak Mishra, IPS ... Read More »


Jaipur, 24 April: On the second day of the 12th edition of Great Indian Travel Bazaar (GITB), the exhibition at the Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Center (JECC) in Sitapura was inaugurated. The exhibition opened with the cutting of the ribbon by Director General, Tourism, Government of India, Ms. Manisha Saxena; Principal Secretary, Department of Tourism, Government of Rajasthan, Ms. Gayatri Rathore; ... Read More »

OTOAI in association with Visit Britain hosts Training & Update meet at British High Commission

The Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) took a 40-Member delegation (including Outbound Tour Operators and Media) to the British High Commission in New Delhi on April 20, 2023. The purpose of the meet was to apprise its members and media on the latest developments taking place in the UK, some fresh places to see and the most important ... Read More »