The Outbound Tour Operators Association of India has appointed a new team for its Working Committee and Executive Committee for the term 2019 – 2021. While Riaz Munshi, MD, N. Chirag has been elected as the President, Himanshu Patil, MD, Kesari Tours will continue his stint as Vice-President of the Association. Shravan Bhalla, MD, High Flyer who was earlier in the EC will now serve as the General Secretary, OTOAI followed by Vineet Gopal who has once again entered the working committee as the Joint Secretary. The post of Treasurer has been retained by Sidharth Khanna, Partner, Khanna Enterprises.
“I have been working with OTOAI in one capacity or the other since inception and irrespective of the post, I will continue to contribute to the success of the association and growth of the outbound industry in India,” Munshi said.
The EC has seen women participation growing strong. While it has retained its previous two members – Ankush Nijhawan, Managing Director of Travel Boutique Online and Adl Abdul Karim, Director, Creative Tours &Travels India, Mumbai; Arshdeep Anand, CEO, HMA Spectrum and Monia Kapoor, Proprietor, Travel O Holidays have increased the ratio of women participation in the association. Gurdeep Gujral, Director, Gujral Tours and Travels and Mahendra Vakharia, MD, Pathfinders Holidays complete the EC count with their participation. Sanjay Datta, MD, Airborne Travels was the Election Officer of the OTOAI Elections 2019 –2021.