Tamil Nadu continues as one of the top 10 States getting domestic tourists in the country. The most visited destinations in Tamil Nadu are Mahabalipuram, Kodaikanal, Ooty, Madurai, Rameshwaram & Kanyakumari. The State has Historical/Heritage sites, best pilgrim spots, Beaches, Hill Stations, wild parks, waterfalls, etc. The members of ADTOI on PAN India basis have been promoting the state since long. On 13th February 2020, ADTOI with the help of its members in the State inaugurated its eleventh State Chapter in Tamil Nadu to fetch more tourists to the State. The event was taken place at Hotel Ambassador Pallava, Chennai in the presence of Chief Guest Thiru. K. Pandia Rajan, Hon’ble Minister of Tamil Development, Culture, Archaeology, Govt. of Tamil Nadu and Guest of Honour, Thiru. V. Krishnamoorthy, Deputy High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, Thiru. Saravanan Karathihayan, Consulate General of Malaysia, Dr. V Irai Anbu IAS, Addl Chief Secretary, Director – Anna Institute of Management, Government of Tamil Nadu, Officials from Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, officials from national Associations of TAAI & TAFI, invitees from local Travel, Tourism & Hospitality fraternity including ADTOI members. ADTOI delegation of 11 Managing committee members led by Mr. P P Khanna, President from Delhi were present in the launching ceremony.
In the launch of the Chapter, Kalaimamani V.K.T. Balan of Madura Travel Service Pvt.Ltd., Chennai, ADTOI member has been chosen as the Chairman of ADTOI Tamil Nadu Chapter supported by Mr. P. Ashok Kumar, Secretary, Mr. Vishnu Vasanth Kumar, Treasurer and Mrs. R. Saraswathi as Lady Entrepreneur Officer (LEO) of the Chapter.