The French Ambassador’s Travel Awards was recently held at The Chambers, Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai. The French Ambassador’s Travel Awards have been established to honour outstanding performers in the travel and tourism industry in India.
SOTC Travel was awarded for its endeavours in showcasing France as a premier tourism destination in the MICE segment. France is a very popular country for travellers, owing to the plethora of dazzling sights, gourmet meals, wine tourism and rich culture. The SOTC India Holiday Report 2019 revealed that Indian travellers are becoming bolder in their pursuits to explore the world, and are open to immersing themselves in the local culture to get the best experience. Today’s corporate traveller is eager to discover France’s multi-faceted destinations, influencing travel companies to incorporate exquisite MICE experiences.
In the recent years, MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) travel has emerged as a significant travel segment in India. SOTC Travel has made it a priority to enhance every MICE experience for its travellers while diversifying the appeal of French destinations to the discerning Indian traveller.
S.D Nandakumar, President & Country Head – B2B, SOTC Travel said, “This award recognition reinforces our efforts in positioning France as a preferred destination and our commitment to creating many more tailor-made travel experiences for our esteemed corporates. Our MICE Team has delivered world class experiences which makes us the most suitable partner for France”.
The jury consisted of his Excellency, Ambassador of France Emmanuel Lenain, Consul of France, Atout France, Leading hotel chains and was based on the number of passengers in 2019.