Chandigarh, August 23, 2021 : CITCO – Chandigarh Industrial & Tourism Package and IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation) have joined hands by signing an MOU to customize Travel Packages and work together on developing and expanding Tourism vertical in and around Chandigarh. CITCO will emphasize on chalking out tourism spots while IRCTC will bring International and Domestic Tourists by introducing travel packages.

Both parties will jointly explore areas of co-operations and draw up detailed plans for the same. The areas of co-operations would include Development of joint Rail Tourism Products with transport segment provided by IRCTC and Land package support including accommodation, meals and transport etc. to be provided by CITCO.

According to the Managing Director CITCO , Ms Jasvinder Kaur Sidhu IAS,” Using the strength and infrastructure of both parties for the broader objective of promoting tourism destinations is one of the key reasons behind this tie up. Besides this, we will be sharing the web portal where services of both parties could be accessible and promoted.

According to the Chairman and Managing Director IRCTC , Ms Rajni Hasija “ We will also be marketing each other’s Products / Services to our own customers, thus improvising the ranges of services to tourists and travellers. She further added that doing events, Conferences jointly are also our agenda’. We will be using the Joint strength of Railways and CITCO in promoting and marketing our product to travelers.

CITCO will make comprehensive packages for IRCTC passengers. All three CITCO hotels will be listed on IRCTC portals (Tourism, Railway & Air portals) for promotion of packages . These tours would be highlighted on the website & online portal of IRCTC . Additional features in packages to allure the travellers are HOHO Bus Tour City sight-seeing on Hop on Hop off Double Decker Tourist Bus. Cruise package at Sukhna Lake. CITCO and IRCTC will also do joint events in future.