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ATOAI to celebrate 2018 as "The Year of Adventure Tourism" across the country

After the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) announced 2018 as "The Year of Adventure Tourism", the Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) will spearhead various activities across the country to promote adventure travel to celebrate the year of adventure tourism.

ATOAI is aiming to have a series of events, roadshows in India and overseas, FAM trips for international adventure tour operators as well as travel media to mark the celebrations. ATOAI has already given a wish list to MoT for holding the below events:

  1. India Adventure Summit in April 2018
  2. ATTA- AdventureNext in Panchmarhi, Madhya Pradesh in December, 2018
  3. Planning to bid for PATA Adventure Travel Mart and Conference in India for February 2019 in Assam
The goal is to double the adventure travel in the country in the next two years as advised by Capt. Swadesh Kumar, President, ATOAI.

Carlson Rezidor to add 7 Radisson hotels in India by 2018 end

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is planning to add up to seven hotels under its Radisson brand in India by the end of next year, a senior company official recently said.

The company currently has 11 operating hotels under the brand in the country. "Radisson is the fastest growing brand for us in India. We will be adding up to seven more hotels under the brand in one year," said Raj Rana, CEO, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group South Asia.