ETW STAFF – Mumbai
Viva Voyages, travel representation and marketing company, is to organise ‘Ayanaant’, an outbound travel thought leadership meet on June 21, 2013 at Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodi, New Delhi. This initiative is being organised by Vikas Khanduri, managing director, Viva Voyages along with Anuj Singhal, sales and marketing manager and R Kasturika, IT executive.
Ayanaant will have panel discussions on specific trade verticals and trade experts will come together to share and exchange thoughts, ideas and experiences. “”The event will provide an opportunity for convergence of senior managers and leaders of the outbound travel business in India to discuss strengths, challenges, opportunities and threats to the business in general and to shed light on the way forward. The company is expecting participation from about 130 delegates from top management level from outbound travel companies, cruise companies, NTOs, media houses and travel universities.
The company has received participation confirmation from four travel associations TAAI, OTOAI, IAAI and ETAA, as well as two delegates from universities-Prof Manjula Chaudhary, director, Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM), Prof S C Bagri, vice chancellor of Himgiri Zee University, Dehradun. The event will have four panel discussions- brochure panel, MICE planning panel, online initiative panel, worldwide cruise panel.“Going by the favourable response received for our upcoming event, we hope to scale Ayanaant in December to a higher level. This event would be exclusively for the decision makers and leaders in the travel industry. We are planning to disclose more about Ayanaant 2 on June 21, 2013,” said Khanduri.