Korea Tourism has recently organised the Korea Festival in Mumbai to highlight and promote the destination to the Trade and the Consumers with 2 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 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Mumbai. The Press Conference addressed the following two importand milestones :
- Announcement to the main stream media as well as the Travel media present, about the singing of the MOU between OTOAI and KTO
- Release of 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 Pvt Ltd 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 Mr. Dong-Young Kim – Consul General, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Mumbai. Mr. Nand Kumar – Praincipal Secretary & Chief Protocol Office, Govt. of Maharashtra was the Guest of Honor