ETW STAFF – Mumbai
The Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) will be organising its annual convention in Durban, South Africa from February 24-27, 2013. The convention theme for this year is ‘Navigating the Future’ which will be held at ICC Durban convention centre. Aditi Bende has been appointed as co-chairman of the convention and Bharat Shah as the chairperson.
The theme has been specially chosen considering the present challenges faced by the travel trade. The general economy being slow and recession set worldwide, the traditional travel agent is facing the brunt of it on a daily basis. In this convention, through the business sessions the association is hoping to find solutions and alternatives to face adversities and create better business models for the future.
Through the business sessions the focus will also be on bilateral exchanges between the two countries and educating the travel industry on the future business and cultural exchange opportunities. The convention will also comprise of B2B exhibition on the 25th and 26th, which will bring buyers and sellers together to exchange ideas, build business through a mutually beneficial and professional relationship for the future. There will also be pre and post convention tours offered by KwaZulu-Natal Tourism.