The Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India ,ADTOI) has introduced the launch of its twelfth Chapter in Uttar Pradesh with a grand inauguration ceremony deliberate on a river cruise in Varanasi, The initiative supported by the Uttar Pradesh Tourism may even see presence of Avinash Chandra Mishra, Joint Director, UP Tourism, and Amresh Kumar, Joint General Manager, IRCTC and Office Bearers and Managing Committee of the affiliation.
Sharing extra details about the brand new Chapter and thought behind the inception, PP Khanna, President, ADTOI stated that near 30 members have already joined the affiliation from the state and the Managing Committee felt that it is a chance time to increase and leverage the massive potential of home tourism within the Uttar Pradesh.
“UP is already a popular destination with Agra and Varanasi being popular destinations but with emergence of new potential destinations and spiritual tourism hotspots such as Ayodhya, Kashi Vishanath Dham and Kushinagar getting more accessible, we thought with more and more members joining us, this is the right time to form a Chapter and promote domestic tourism aggressively in the state. This was long pending but with huge potential visible, I think the religious tourism corridor with inception of new special tourism trains under the Buddhist and Ramayana circuit will be a massive crowd puller along with opportunities in the border tourism sector,” he added.
The launch is scheduled on February 12 at 3 pm on the RO RO Boat Cruise in Varanasi which can see participation from members of the chapters and different stakeholders and tour operators of the area. Sushil Kumar Singh of Jatak Travels would be the Chapter Chairman, whereas Sunil C Gupta, MD, Travel Bureau has agreed to be Advisor Patron to expands the footprints of affiliation and information steer the purpose to advertise home tourism.
According to the data shared by Anil Rajput, Joint Secretary, ADTOI, other than Singh and Gupta, Abhishek Sankrit of Sankrit Tour Zone would be the Secretary of the brand new UP Chapter whereas Neeraj Kumar Niotia of Balaji Travels would be the Treasurer. Anamika Mishra of Destiny Travels will serve on the brand new Chapter because the LEO (Lady Entrepreneur Officer) member.