The Management of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) invited State Tourism corporations and departments, from Pan India for a round table discussion to find possible solutions to develop tourism for the respective states – leading to overall growth of Indian tourism industry at The Ashok.
The Session was presided over by Ms Ravneet Kaur, IAS, chairperson & managing director for the ITDC in the presence of Mr. Piyush Tiwari (main picture) — director for commercial & marketing at ITDC. Mr. Shivdular Singh Dhillon, IAS, CEO for the Punjab Heritage Tourism Promotion Board and Mr. Suman Thapa, SCS, CEO, Sikkim Tourism Development Board were among the senior delegates that attended the meeting.
Other State Tourism Corporations/Departments present in the meeting were from states of Assam, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, and Tripura.
The agenda of the meeting was to discuss the possible areas of synergies for collaboration between ITDC and state tourism authorities that can yield and contribute to overall development of Tourism Industry in the country to enhance tourist convenience and overall experience. Strategic Business Units of ITDC – Ashok Consultancy and Engineering Services, Sound and Light Show, Ashok Travels & Tours, Ashok Events, Ashok Institute of Hospitality & Tourism Management presented the wide spectrum of services through which State Tourisms can collaborate with ITDC.