Vikram Madhok elected as Chairman of PATA Industry Council

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Vikram Madhok, Honorary Treasurer of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) India Chapter has been elected as the next Chairman of the PATA Industry Council for the term May 2016–17. In addition to assuming this global responsibility, Madhok will also sit on the PATA Executive Board. Madhok has had an illustrious career and over the years specialized in luxury tourism and hospitality.

He has served on PATA India Chapter for over 20 years and was also the Chairman of World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) India Initiative. He has also held important positions like President of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (NI), EC Member– IATO & several other positions.

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Curtain Raiser: The TTJ Jury Choice Awards for Excellence ‘n’ Innovation

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TTJ Jury Choice Awards hosted its curtain raiser in the capital at the Eros Hotel, with leading personalities from the travel and trade fraternity. In order to address the need for fair awards and establish a system that is credible, fair and transparent, the TTJ jury choice awards of excellence ‘n’ innovation in travel have brought back the independent jury system to under the guidance of an equally valuable advisory board and technical committee.

 

TTJ Jury Choice Awards for Excellence ‘n’ Innovation in travel offers a neutral and fair platform that acknowledges path breaking achievements, milestones and innovations that have made a difference across the travel and allied sectors.The event is being supported by Ministry of Tourism, Incredible India, IATO (Indian Association of Tour Operators), IAAI (IATA Agents Association of India), ADTOI (Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India), and many others.

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Mr. Ravi Sharma, Founder and the brainchild behind TTJ Jury Choice Awards, said “There will be great value attached to these achievements and perhaps even perks of replicating these best practices across board in different sectors. Your brand is associated with excellence and innovation and allied with a unique and wonderful opportunity that not only milestones in business administration and innovation but also with change for positive.”
The jury members constitute of eminent industry leaders having impeccable leadership qualities and business acumen along with technical experts and renowned ex-bureaucrats.

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The advisory board has on its panel the leading travel trade association heads and eminent personalities from the trade. The award function will offer recognition across 16 categories, including inbound, domestic, outbound, airline, airport, MICE, hotel, NTO, special product, State, Cruise service provider, travel technology, Tourist transport service provider, charter service provider, VISA facilitation and NGO.