13th ATOAI Convention to be
Held at Kumarakom
ATOAI’s 13th annual Convention is being held in Backwaters Ripples Resort, Kumarakom, Kerala from 18th to 21st September.
ATOAI is expecting over 300 participants mostly the leading adventure tour operators, hotels, DMCs, State Tourism Boards, travel trade from Kerala, officials from the Ministry of Tourism and the bloggers, Influencers, Travel Trade Media and other Key media companies to interact and network during the convention days.
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The aforesaid information is based on the new Indian accounting standards 2017 (Ind AS) as applicable from 1st April 2017.
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