The Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) has launched its revamped website www.tafionline.org
. The website was officially launched by Ajay Prakash, President, TAFI during a curtain raiser of its upcoming annual convention (November 25-28, 2010) in Dubai, during the ‘Definitely Dubai’ workshop organised recently by Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and TAFI in Mumbai.
Prior to organising the workshop, the Association also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with DTCM for its annual convention to be held in Dubai this year. The MoU was signed by His Excellency Khalid A. Bin Sulayem, Director General, DTCM and Ajay Prakash, President, TAFI. The theme of the convention- ‘Coopetition- Key to Success’ which can be translated into cooperation between competitors and competition among partners. Over 1,000 delegates are expected to attend the convention. The National Managing Committee, Joint Council of TAFI and several officials of DTCM including Carl Vaz, India Director, DTCM were present at the signing ceremony in Dubai.
Talking about the revamped website, Vasuki Sundaram, Joint Secretary, TAFI informed that the revamped website is an effort by the Association to provide more transparency and easy membership to travel agents in the country. The website will have a public forum, opinion polls, archives and news about the latest events and meetings in the industry. TAFI Connect Plus, the Association’s monthly newsletter is also available for download online. The website also has supportive facilities for interested travel agents looking to join TAFI. Any suggestion, message submitted online will promptly reach the concerned person as a text message. This keeps the committee members updated and improves communication with the user.