During the Mumbai stop of the Tourism Fiji Roadshow, the Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Hon. Faiyaz Siddiq Koya, launched a travel brochure on Fiji that specifically targets Indian travellers. The brochure was developed through a partnership between Tourism Fiji and Kuoni SOTC, which is a well-known, Swiss-based luxury travel and tour operator, with branches in several countries, including India.
“Fiji has managed to capitalize on its long standing business relations with Kuoni SOTC in the UK and European markets and we see the launch of this brochure as the beginning of an even more successful partnership in India and the Asian region,
“Kuoni has gained a wealth of experience working in the Indian market for 60 years, which will assist Fiji understand the needs of Indian travellers and enable us to package our products accordingly,” said the Minister.
Also in Mumbai, the Minister had a series of meetings with prominent travel agents, including a meeting with senior representatives from the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI).
“The meetings with travel agents and especially TAAI have been fruitful and I am confident as a result we will see further increases in Indian visitor numbers in the coming year,” said Hon. Koya.
TAAI has extended an invitation to the Minister to attend the Indian Travel Agent Forum in March 2015.
A total of 130 travel and tourism operators attended the The Mumbai roadshow and concluded on Friday, 6 February 2015 in the city of Chennai.