ATOAI Empowering the Adventure Travel Community in India
The Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) in association with Indiatourism Mumbai, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India concluded its highly anticipated Seminar & Adventure Tourism Roadshow in Mumbai on 13th July 2023. The event provided a platform for participants to exchange valuable insights and experiences. The engaging sessions on best practices and selling adventure travel captivated attendees, equipping them withpractical tools and strategies to excel in their respective ventures. Industry experts shared their expertise, shedding light on effective marketing techniques and emphasizing the importance of offering authentic adventure experiences to travellers with risk mitigation & sustainability as two key pillars.
The event's highlight was the presence of authentic sellers of adventure products. Exhibitors showcased a wide range of thrilling adventure tourism experiences, from adrenaline-pumping activities to awe-inspiring expeditions. Attendees had the opportunity to interact directly with these sellers, gaining first-hand knowledge and understanding of the incredible adventures available across the country.
The First Aid, CPR & Wilderness Responder & Responsible Adventure Travel course is a two-day program spanning 16 hours. It is a certified course aimed at providing participants with the necessary skills to respond to emergency situations in the wilderness. The course includes comprehensive training in first aid, CPR, wilderness response techniques, and responsible adventure travel practices. 30 participants were certified.
Ajeet Bajaj, President of ATOAI, said, "This event provided an invaluable platform for adventure travel enthusiasts and industry professionals to come together, learn from each other and build meaningful connections. By sharing best practices and promoting authentic adventure experiences, we are confident that we will contribute to the growth and enhancement of the adventure tourism industry in India."
Upcoming Events: Hyderabad - 11th August 2023; New Delhi - 10th September 2023; Siliguri - 14th January 2024; Pasighat - 12th February 2024