Laguna Phuket will be abuzz with travel trade
debate and discussion this weekend (24-26 September 2010) when
more than 900 delegates of India’s largest travel industry
association hold their annual conference at the destination
The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) selected
Phuket as the destination for its 59th Annual Indian Travel
Congress and chose Laguna Phuket, the resort of seven deluxe
hotels and villa properties on the northwest coast of the island,
as the venue.
The delegates will be housed at six
of Laguna’s hotels and the Congress will be staged at Latitude,
Laguna’s new 1,500 sq. metre multi- functional events venue at the
heart of the resort, where a series of high-level business
presentations and discussions, and exhibition, luncheons and gala
dinners are scheduled for delegates during the weekend.
Delegates will also have the opportunity to partake in a
team building program for up to a maximum of 350 guests organised
by Quest Laguna Phuket Adventure, the resort’s onsite management
training and team building facility.
tours to Phuket’s many attractions are being offered to delegates
amongst other activities.
“TAAI's objective is to showcase a new destination to our
delegates every year and Phuket is an ideal and beautiful
destination,” said TAAI president, Rajinder Rai. “Many agents in India have heard about Phuket,
but not visited the island. “This Congress will provide the ideal
opportunity for our members to experience the best of the
destination and gain the knowledge to promote it.”
The TAAI has
more than 2,400 members comprising IATA accredited travel
agencies, airlines and general sales agencies, hotels and tour operators. Its annual Congress provides an international platform
for industry executives to discuss the trends, issues, challenges, technologies, strategies and related issues impacting the
evolution of the travel business.
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