Korea Tourism recently organised the Korea Festival in Mumbai to highlight and promote the destination among the trade and the consumers with two days of fun filled activities at Phoenix Mall. As part of the Festival and to promote the Destination, Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) has signed a MoU with the Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI)
KTO had arranged for a press conference on 12th morning at the Four Seasons Hotel in Mumbai. The Press Conference addressed and announced to the main stream media as well as the travel media present about the singing of MoU between OTOAI and KTO. They also released the book titled ‘Indian Friendly Restaurants in Korea’ for the Indian visitor and the travel trade.
Representing OTOAI was Mahendra Vakharia, President OTOAI/Managing Director of Pathfinders Holidays and Himanshu Patil, Vice President of OTOAI/Director, Kesari Tours Mumbai. From KTO, the MoU was signed by Jeong Ha Park, Executive Vice President for International Tourism/Korea Tourism Organisation.
The main gist of the MoU is to collaborate and work very closely together to promote the destination with the members of OTOAI. Also KTO will be organising exclusive workshops in multi city across India for the members of OTOAI about the destination. Korea will be the focus country for the year.
Evening there was the official function and cocktails with gala dinner. The evening function was attended by H E Dong-Young Kim, Consul General, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Mumbai and Shri Nand Kumar, Principal Secretary and Chief Protocol Office, Government of Maharashtra was the Guest of Honour.