first_imgThe Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Association of India (FHRAI) has announced plans for holding its Golden Jubilee Convention from September 25-27, 2015 at Mayfair Convention, Bhubaneswar. Odisha Tourism has joined FHRAI as Partner of the event. The theme of the Convention is ‘Atithi Devo Bhavo’ meaning ‘Guest is God’. The event is expecting over 1,000 delegates.The inaugural day will discuss and debate the issues relating to growth of hospitality industry in India. The second day will be Odisha Day, Folk dances, cultural and marketing presentations from the state will be presented. On the concluding day coinciding with the World Tourism Day, a Heritage Walk will be organised jointly with the Government of Odisha which will essentially be a cultural extravaganza with tableau, folk dances and performances. Invitations have been sent out to a number of foreign countries and different states in India to participate in the event. The theme of the walk will be ‘Tourism Unites the World’.Launching the Golden Jubilee Convention mnemonic, Ashok Chandra Panda, Minister of Tourism and Culture, Government of Odisha said “We are pleased that FHRAI has chosen Odisha to hold its Golden Jubilee Convention. Our state has a rich diversity of tourism assets and the event will help us to showcase to the world the splendors of Odisha.”Tejinder Singh Walia, President, FHRAI said, “It is a proud privilege for FHRAI that Odisha Tourism has partnered with us to hold Golden Jubilee Convention, which is for the first time being held in the Tier-II city in eastern India. The 13 states and a union territory comprising the eastern India have immense tourism potential and we are confident that this event will be a catalyst for the growth of tourism in the region.”last_img

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