11th Chapter of ADTOI in Tamil Nadu


The eleventh State Chapter of ADTOI is here. This time they have launched it in Tamil Nadu at Hotel Ambassador Pallav, Chennai. The launch was done on 13th February. The Chief Guest for the event was Thiru. K. Pandia Rajan, Minister of Tamil Development, Culture, Archaeology and the Guest of Honour was Thiru. V. Krishnamoorthy, Deputy High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, Thiru. Saravanan Karathihayan, Consulate General of Malaysia, Dr V Irai Anbu IAS, Addl Chief Secretary, Director – Anna Institute of Management, Government of Tamil Nadu, Officials from Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, officials from national Associations of TAAI & TAFI, invitees from local Travel, Tourism & Hospitality fraternity including ADTOI members. 

Apart from them, the other members who participated in the event were 11 managing committee members led by Mr PP Khanna, President from Delhi.  Tamil Nadu attains the position in the top 10 states in the country which receives domestic tourism. The top destinations in the state are Ooty, Mahabalipuram, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Kodaikanal and Rameshwaram. The state boasts a lot of heritage sites, wild parks, beaches, waterfalls and hill stations. 

ADTOI members have been promoting the state for a long time in the entire country to increase tourist traffic. At the time of the launch, Kalaimamani V.K.T. Balan of Madura Travel Services Pvt Ltd, Chennai has been nominated as the Chairman of Tamil Nadu Chapter. The team will include Mr P. Ashok Kumar as the Secretary, Mr Vishnu Vasanth Kumar as the Treasurer and Mrs R. Sararwati as the Lady Entrepreneur.