ATOAI elects the office-bearers & Executive Committee team for 2016-2018
New Delhi: 19/12/2016- ATOAI held its Annual General Meeting and Elections on 17th December at The Park Hotel, New Delhi.
The office bearers & Executive Committee team of the Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) have been elected for next two years un-opposed. The elected office bearers are as below:-
PRESIDENT – Capt. Swadesh Kumar, Managing Director – M/s Shikhar Travels India Pvt. Ltd
VICE PRESIDENT – Mr. Ajeet Bajaj, Managing Director – M/s Snow Leopard Adventures Pvt. Ltd,
VICE PRESIDENT – Mr. Tejbir Singh Anand, Managing Director – M/s Holiday Moods Adventures Pvt. Ltd
SECRETARY – Mr. Rajesh Ojha, Co-Founder – M/s Banjara Camps & Retreats
HON. SECRETARY – Mr. Vaibhav Kala, Founder M/s – Aquaterra Adventures Pvt Ltd
The elected executive committee members are:-
Mr. Mohan Tickoo – Managing Director, M/s Kash Venture Travels
Mr. Sanjay Basu – Managing Director, M/s Far Horizon Tours Pvt Ltd
Mr. Vishwas Makhija – Managing Director, M/s India Insight Touts Pvt Ltd
Mr. Shashank Gupta – Director, M/s Rucksack Tours Pvt Ltd
Mr. Vinayak Koul – Director, M/s Snow Lion Expeditions Pvt Ltd
Mr. Akshay Kumar (Immediate Past President) – CEO – M/s Mercury Himalayan Exploration Pvt Ltd
The ATOAI office bearer’s team aims to take the association to new heights. Apart from resolving issues for adventure tourism in the country, its main objectives would be to widen its membership base PAN India, making risk assessment for tour operations a priority within the membership, capacity building workshops in First Aid/ CPR etc for adventure guides, staff and for various state tourism departments, educational seminars and FAM tours for members, opening new avenues of new upcoming products under adventure & active tourism and creating pool of trained human resources available to the membership.
Adventure & Wildlife Magazine offers hearty Congratulations to the new office bearers of ATOAI and wishes them all success in growing the Association to greater heights.
The Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) was conceptualized by seven dynamic founder
members from the adventure travel trade, who envisioned ATOAI to be strong support group that led to both group and individual profits by establishing adventure as one of the main tourism attractions to India. With her natural topography of towering mountains, steep cliffs & dizzying heights on one hand and swiftly flowing currents,
cascading rapids & fierce swells on the other – India is a natural paradise for the discerning traveler.
ATOAI’s aim is :
To promote national integration, international welfare and goodwill.
To institute chairs and fellowship in India.
To conduct seminars, group discussions, course of studies, cultural meetings.
To promote adventure tourism in India.
To take all steps which may be necessary for promoting, encouraging and assisting in the development of
Adventure Tourism throughout the country and to take initiative to secure the welfare of the
Adventure Tourism Trade.
ATOAI today is a strong body of over 300 adventure travel professionals who are not only passionate adventurers themselves, but also promote adventure tourism with the same passion.
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