Bhubaneswar: The 33rd edition of the three-day annual Convention of the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Thursday.
The Convention focuses on re-inventing tourism sector in India with the theme being “Indian Tourism – Time to Reinvent Ourselves.”
Over 1000 delegates are attending the Convention along with tourism officials from 15 states.
The post-convention tour will focus on promoting Odisha as a tourist destination wherein delegates will be taken for different category of tours, from sightseeing to shopping to highlight the different aspects of Odisha. Delegates are also scheduled to be taken to the wildlife sanctuaries such as Bhitarkanika National Park and Satkosia Tiger Reserve.