Federation Of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hospitality (FAITH) was inaugurated in May 2013. It is the apex body of the Tourism & Hospitality Industry in the private sector in India where, all the National Associations of Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Hotels, Transport Operators, Conventions & Exhibition Operators, Restaurants and Tourism Attractions are members. These associations in alphabetical order are ADTOI, ATOAI, FHRAI, HAI, IATO, ICPB, IHHA, ITTA, TAAI & TAFI.

FAITH, on behalf of the whole tourism industry engages in key policy and strategy ideation with Central and State Governments of India for growth of the Indian Tourism Industry.

FAITH has closely worked with Governments on tourism components of various national and strategic policies. Some of these policies include:

  • E-Visa
  • GST Strategy
  • Monuments PPP Policy
  • Udaan Policy
  • Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 ( SEIS), of economic surveys, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018
  • Union Budget discussions with Finance Minister for budgets for 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018
  • Tourism negotiations for trade blocs of SAARC, RCEP , Indo-US , Indo-Morocco
  • State Tourism policies for Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir & Punjab
  • Brainstorming sessions with Aviation, Railways, Commerce, Finance, BIs , Road and Highways, Waterways among other national initiatives.
  • NITI Aayog vision document
  • Cruise tourism policy
  • I respect women badges

On behalf of the tourism industry, FAITH has previously planned Global Buyer Seller Meets for Tourism Sector. These include GET India 2015 in partnership with the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India and India Tourism Mart – 2018, India Tourism Mart – 2018, India Tourism Mart – 2019, India Tourism Mart – 2021 Hybrid in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

FAITH Member Associations