Manmeet Singh appointed Chairman of ADTOI 9th Chapter for Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh
ADTOI sounds bugle for launch of 9th Chapter for Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh
H.C. Gera | The Voice of Chandigarh News | Travel Trade Reporter
Amidst the glittering ceremony, ADTOI launched its 9th Chapter for Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh at Hotel J.W. Marriott so as to establish its roots in the northern part of the Country. The main objective is to promote tourism in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh. No doubt this area is already on the tourism map of India but much more is required to draw the tourists from other parts of the country.
Photos By T S Bedi & Ajit Kumar Singh
The launch ceremony was inaugurated by the Secretary Tourism, Government of Punjab, Mr. Vikas Partap, IAS and Mr. Shivdular Singh Dhillon, Director Tourism in the presence of Mr. P.P. Khanna (President ADTOI), Mr. Rajat Sawhney, Vice President, Mr. Chetan Gupta (Hony. General Secretary), Mr. Rajesh Arya (Hony. Treasurer) and Mr. Dalip Gupta (Hony. Joint Secretary) along with other executive committee members of the association.
While speaking on the occasion, Mr. P.P. Khanna (President of Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India) informed that we need to promote domestic tourism in the country first so that the nation’s economy is improved through the tourism sector. There are several unexplored areas in the country which are required to be explored in a big way. Mr. Rajat Sawhney, Vice President echoed the views in the similar manner and desired that tourism sector needs to be promoted in this region. This is the reason ADTOI has launched the 9th Chapter in Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh.
Mr. Vikas Partap, IAS Secretary Tourism Punjab and the Chief Guest during his inaugural address congratulated the President and the team of ADTOI for launching of 9th Chapter in this region and appreciated the efforts of the association. He highlighted that now we can hope that tourism industry will flourish with the involvement of ADTOI. He made an appeal to popularise the places of tourist interests so that the tourist’s inflow is increased in the state of Punjab and adjoining state of Haryana including Chandigarh. He congratulated Mr. Manmeet Singh, the newly appointed Chapter Chairman and wished that now the tourism sector shall attain new heights through his new initiatives in the region.
Mr. Shivdular Singh, Director Punjab Tourism and the Guest of Honour mesmerised the audience comprising of stake-holders and travel agents of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh. He divulged the details of tourist places of Punjab in an interesting manner. He wished good luck to ADTOI and assured to extend necessary help to the tour & travel fraternity.Mr. Chetan Gupta, General Secretary conducted the proceedings in an interesting manner.
The Voice of Chandigarh being media partner extends greetings to the ADTOI team for the launch of 9th Chapter in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh.