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Open University Malaysia (OUM)

Open University Malaysia (OUM), is one of the largest open universities in Malaysia and is owned by a consortium of the leading eleven Malaysian Government Universities. Institute of Professional Development (IPD-OUM) is the division of OUM authorised to accord dedicated support for the learning and development of professional programmes. IPD-OUM has its presence in Europe, Middle East, South East Asia and Africa. The programmes of OUM are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Please visit http://www.ipdoum.edu.my/ for more details.

OUM is an associate member of the Association of Indian Universities. The Ministry of Human Resources Development Govt of India has listed OUM in their official portal.


International Air Transport Association IATA

International Air Transport Association, more popularly known as IATA, is the official trade organization for the world’s airlines. The major vision of IATA is, working together to shape the future growth of a safe, secure and sustainable air transport industry that connects and enriches our world. IATA's mission is to represent, lead and serve the airline industry. IATA's training and development arm viz. ITDI based in Montreal, Canada, is created with a mission to lead the development of human capital for tomorrow's air transport industry. IATA Authorized Training Centres (ATC) are authorized to teach specific IATA certificate courses and diploma programmes. IATA certification gives you worldwide recognition and acceptance, a high standard of training and professional competence to start a career in the Tourism and Aviation industry. Presently IATA has 290 member airlines, 470 strategic partners and one lakh IATA Accredited Agents.

http://www.iata.org/ for more details on IATA.

Bharat Sevak Samaj BSS

Bharat Sevak Samaj [BSS] is a National Development Agency promoted by Planning Commission, Government of India to ensure public cooperation for implementing Government plans. The constitution and functioning of BSS is unanimously approved by the Indian Parliament. (Source: www.bssve.in)

Please visit www.bssve.in for more details on BSS

Trade Associations


IMO - the International Maritime Organization is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships. As a specialized agency of the United Nations, IMO is the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping. Its main role is to create a regulatory framework for the shipping industry that is fair and effective, universally adopted and universally implemented. Through IMO, the Organization's Member States, civil society and the shipping industry are already working together to ensure a continued and strengthened contribution towards a green economy and growth in a sustainable manner.

Please visit http://www.imo.org/Pages/home.aspx for more details on IMO


UFTAA - United federation of Travel agents Association represents National travel agents' association, promoting the interests of travel agents worldwide and enjoys consultative status with the UN. UFTAA is based in Monaco.Through their education Committee, UFTAA work hand-in glove with IATA to assist travel agents to become better qualified through the training programme.

http://www.uftaa.org/ for more details on UFTAA


FIATA - International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations has consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and the UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). It is recognised as representing the freight forwarding industry by many other governmental organisations, governmental authorities, private international organisations in the field of transport such as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the International Union of Railways (UIC), the International Road Transport Union (IRU), the World Customs Organization (WCO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), etc.

Please visit http://www.fiata.com/for more details on FIATA.


Galileo , a Travelport platform, is one of the world's largest providers of travel content and a technology leader serving travel companies worldwide. Galileo provides global distribution system (GDS) services for the travel industry through its computerised reservations systems, leading-edge products and innovative, Internet-based solutions. Guiders Education is an authorized training centre and provides Galileo CRS Training.

www.travelport.com/lob/gds/galileo.aspx for more details on Galileo.


WTTC - World Travel & Tourism Council was founded in 1990. WTTC is a high level private sector body comprising Chief Executives of multinational hotel chains, catering, cruises, entertainment, recreation, transportation and other travel related companies. WTTC 's mission is to raise awareness of the full economic impact of the travel & tourism industry. It initiates for open markets, relaxation of border control and development of infrastructure. They are instrumental in adopting policies of sustainable tourism and influencing governments globally, to protect natural & cultural resources.

Please visit http://www.wttc.org/ for more details on WTTC.


ICAO - International Civil Aviation Organization is a UN specialized agency, created in 1944 upon the signing of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention). ICAO was formed as a permanent international authority with its HO in Montreal. The aim is to develop techniques of international air navigation, while leading the planning of development of international are transport, by ensuring safety & security.

www.icao.int/for more details on ICAO.


UNWTO - World Tourism Organization is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. As the leading international organization in the field of tourism, UNWTO promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide. UNWTO's membership includes 156 countries, 6 Associate Members and over 400 Affiliate Members representing the private sector, educational institutions, tourism associations and local tourism authorities.

Please visit http://www2.unwto.org/ for more details on UNWTO.


Worldspan is a leader in travel technology services for travel suppliers, travel agencies, e-commerce sites and corporations worldwide. Utilizing some of the fastest, most flexible and efficient networks and computing technologies, Worldspan provides comprehensive electronic data services linking approximately 800 travel suppliers around the world to a global customer base.

www.worldspanpak.com for more details on Worldspan.

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