LATAM Airlines Group, the only Latin American airline to promote itself in the Indian market, will launch the LAN & TAM South America Specialist Advanced programme this week to educate travel consultants about the continent.
Comprising four different modules, the first module features Peru and Chile, Brazil in the second module, and Colombia and Ecuador in the third module. The fourth module will highlight technical information about Latam Airlines Group.
Nayan Srivastava, senior sales and marketing manager, India of Latam Airlines Group, stated: “The through fare arrangements that Latam has with six airlines connecting Latin America via hubs in Europe like Milan, Madrid, Frankfurt, London and Paris help us to cater to the Indian market. So far we have certified almost 100 travel (consultants) as Latam specialists.”
Latam has through fare agreements in India with Air India, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Jet Airways and Air France.
Luis M Cabello, economic and commercial consular at the Embassy of Peru in India, said: “Last year, over 5,000 Indians visited Peru and we are expecting over 20 per cent growth year-on-year. The Peruvian Embassy will hold its own workshop from September to November covering Mumbai, Bengaluru and Delhi to promote tourism.”