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INDO US Promotion of Travel and Tourism

5th May 2017

Hotel J W Marriott, Kolkata, India
Who Should Attend?

As the objective of the  programme is  to spearhead the sector and promote by maximum focus on information and data decimation  the programme will be of importance to state representatives of the Travel & Tourism sector, in- bound and outbound tour operators, Airlines officials, Hotel Partners, PE and VC companies with interest in financing Hospitality and Tourism sector, Brand USA , Visit USA, TAFI members, US state representatives in India, Heads of Travel Desk and HR department  from the corporate sectors.

Supporting Partners

Supported by US Consulate, BrandUSA, TAFI, SREI, JW Marriot, states of Jharkhand and West Bengal

IACC has organized a special  programme on `Indo-US Promotion of travel & Tourism. The US Consulate General is supporting this event and are active participants. In view of ,2017 being the year for Indo-US Partnership for Tourism, the Chamber. ,would be playing a pivotal role in promotion of Travel & Tourism sector in India and the USA. With this view, the event would offer a large and meaningful platform to showcase the vast potential in tourism for the states of W.Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand and Assam  The hitherto unknown attractions maybe focused to a national and international gathering and resultantly promote tourist traffic. And investment possibilities Every aspect of the sector will be highlighted including continuous and meaningful B2B sessions alongside


Date : 5th May `17

INAUGURAL SESSION – 10am to 11.30am

Welcome Address- N V Srinivasan, National President, IACC

Chief Guest – Dr Mahesh  Sharma, Hon`ble Minister, Culture & Tourism, GOI                   

Guest of Honour – Mr Patrick Santello – Minister counselor, US Embassy

Guest of Honour – Mr Craig Hall, US Consul General

 Guest of Honour  -SHri Gautam Deb, Minister in charge Tourism,  GOWB

Guest of Honour- Shri Ashok Panda- Minister of Tourism, Odisha

Guest of Honour- Shri Amar K Bauri, Guest of Honour, Jharkhand

Guest of Honour- Shri Hemanta Sarma, Guest of Honour, Assam

Special Guest- Chairman TAFI


SESSION I- 12pm – 1.00 pm

Outbound Tourism

 –Brand USA/Visit USA/MICE

Showcasing of different States of USA- viz Florida, Los Angeles

Presentation of US Tourism  Attractions / Cruise

Presentation by Ms Shelly Dittmar, US Consul, Consular Head

Opportunities for tie-ups & collaboration – Infrastructure/Travel & Hospitality sector

LUNCH – 1.00pm – 1.45 pm 

SESSION 2 – 1.45 am-02.30 pm

Inbound /Outbound Tourism

Financing Opportunities for the Hospitality sector

Panel Discussion with eminent PE and VC companies

SESSION 3– 2.30PM – 3.15PM

Panel Discussion with Travel sectors

Airlines, Hotel Chains,  Tour Operators, Travel Agents

SESSION 4- 3.15PM – 4.30PM

Showcasing of Tourism potential for the following states:






(Cultural Display)

SESSION 5 – 4.30PM -5.30PM

Award ceremony

State wise  entry for different categories  in Tourism sector



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