Air Astana organises FAM trip for Indian travel trade to Astana and Almaty from September 7-12, 2009
September 04. TravelBizMonitor. New Delhi
By Anish V Punnackattu
In a bid to promote Kazakhstan as a tourist destination in the Indian market, Air Astana, which is the national carrier of Kazakhstan in association with Embassy of Kazakhstan has organised a FAM trip to Astana and Almaty for the Indian travel trade from September 7-12, 2009. Astana is the capital of Kazakhstan, while Almaty is the largest city and commercial centre.
The airline is taking 10 representatives from major tour companies and OTAs like SOTC, Cox & Kings, Raj Travels, Kesari Tours, Makemytrip etc. According Chander Mulchandani, Manager (Sales & Marketing), Air Astana in New Delhi, the main aim of the FAM trip is to create awareness about beautiful places in Kazakhstan and promote it as a MICE destination in India. As reported earlier by TravelBiz Monitor, the airline in association with Kazakhstan Tourist Association (KTA) will also organise a FAM trip for the Indian media in November this year.