Global Tourism Council (GTC) is a trust that represents Travel, Tourism & Trade globally. It was launched to spearhead trade relations and tourism initiatives with leading partners.

GTC has emerged propitious for professionals to drive commercial and social success with opportunities to make connections and access industry news and developments, trends and technologies from around the world. Our initiatives are aimed squarely at helping Travel trade & tourism industry drive sustainable business to stimulate growth and investment globally.


With experience of over four decades in the travel industry, Mr. Iqbal Mulla is one of the leading figures of the tourism fraternity. He has headed most of the industry leading organisations of travel, tourism and trade. Under his leadership these organisations have made giant leaps in expansion and innovation. With the creation of the Global Tourism Council, Mr. Mulla aims to use his experience and expertise for further development and innovation in this field.

Previous positions held

President – Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI)

President – Skal International Club, Bombay-144 (SKAL)

Chairman – Indian Association of Indian Tour Operator (IATO) Western Region

Advisory Council Member – Federations of Association in Indian Tourism and Hospitality (FAITH)

Managing Council Member – Indian Merchant Chamber (IMC)

Diamond Alliance Member – Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC)


  • Promote inbound and outbound tourism
  • Facilitate travel trade relations between India and new and emerging destinations
  • Promote investment opportunities through mergers & acquisitions
  • Introduce new destinations to India’s leading film-making businesses
  • Accelerate white papers on all business initiatives
  • Exhibit a platform for investment in various ancillary sectors of trade commerce

Global Tourism Council