Indian Ocean Rim Association states share best practices for developing cruise tourism at conference

The two-day India-IORA Cruise Tourism Conference was held in New Delhi on June 13 and 14. FICCI in partnership with Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) secretariat and the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India, organised the conference at Sushma Swaraj Bhawan, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.

Officials and experts from the IORA member states including Bangladesh, Kenya, Madagascar, Maldives, Mozambique, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Seychelles and Tanzania participated in the event.

“Discussions covered infrastructure development, regulatory issues, sustainable tourism, employment generation, inclusion of women and business opportunities among others,” the statement from MEA said.

“The Conference provided a platform for stakeholders to share best practices and policy initiatives towards developing and strengthening the cruise tourism sector in IORA Member States,” the statement added.

India-IORA Cruise Tourism Conference aims to foster cooperation, knowledge sharing, and strategic partnerships to maximize the potential of cruise, coastal, and marine tourism within the IORA region, reported The Print.

Indian Ocean Rim Association cruise conference

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