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Abu Dhabi hosts India’s Travel Agents Federation convention on Tuesday … reports Asian Lite News.

(Photo: WAM)

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, DCT Abu Dhabi, will be hosting the Travel Agents Federation of India’s, TAFI, annual convention from 25th to 27th September.

The 12th edition of the event, which will be held at the Emirates Palace, will gather together key decision-makers from the Indian tourism industry to exchange knowledge and help members navigate this ever-evolving business environment. Themed “Innovation – Transform – Disrupt – Redefining the Offline Travel World”, the event will discuss the impact of the digital world on the travel and tourism sectors.

Choosing Abu Dhabi as the official host destination for this annual convention underlines the emirate’s expanding reputation as a leading destination for hosting business events.

Commenting on the announcement, Saif Saeed Ghobash, Under-Secretary at DCT Abu Dhabi, said, “Hosting an event of this calibre is a testament to Abu Dhabi’s growing reputation as a world-class destination for high-profile conventions and meetings.”

“As the UAE continues to further boost its knowledge-based economy, tourism is singled out as one of the leading sectors that guide our vision and strategy for the future. Against this backdrop, we recognise India as one of Abu Dhabi’s top overseas source markets for guests, as it has recorded a remarkable upward trend over the last few years. As such, we are proud to host this prestigious event and invite all attendees to take the time to explore the emirate’s rich offerings and enjoy unique experiences whilst they are here.”

The conference will be followed by sightseeing tours around Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra regions where the 480 delegates will have a chance to experience Abu Dhabi’s tourism offerings. The tour will cover iconic landmarks such as Louvre Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum, Al Ain Oasis, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque amongst many others.

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