TAFI to hold next annual convention in Israel
ETW Staff – Mumbai
Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) is all set to host its next convention in Jerusalem, Israel. The convention will be from February 22- 25, 2015. The theme for the 2015 convention will be ‘The Challenge of Change’.
Speaking exclusively with Express TravelWorld, Zakir Ahmed, president, TAFI said, “Every year TAFI looks for a destination which is still not very famous for tourism. Israel is known only for its holy land tourism and agriculture tourism. We are looking for all possibilities to promote Israel as a MICE destination. We have chosen the theme ‘The Challenge of Change’ as in there are a lot of changes happening in the industry and along with it comes new challenges. In this year’s convention we will address all the challenges which we face. We will have some international as well as some Indian speakers in the convention. We also have invited some local Israeli speakers, as Israel is a nation which is way ahead in the fields of technology and IT.”
Speaking about the total number of attendees, Ahmed said, “We have witnessed around 1000 members in every TAFI convention, but since there are limited flights to Jerusalem, we are expecting around 500-600 members this year.”