Category Archives: Exhibitions

Yogendra Tripathi graces the 2nd edition of Tamil Nadu Travel Mart in Chennai

In a grand opening ceremony, the second edition of the Tamil Nadu Travel Mart and Medical Value Travel Mart 2019 was inaugurated at the Chennai Trade Centre in Chennai. The three-day exhibition, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with Tamil Nadu Travel Mart Society will showcase the potential of Tamil Nadu’s tourism on a global platform. The inauguration was followed by an array of cultural programs and networking dinners organised for all the delegates. TTM 2019 will witness more than 300 exhibitors showcasing tourism business opportunities in the state along with 1000 domestic and international buyers from 54 countries. Apart from TTM, the Medical Value Travel Mart this year will reiterate the importance of Tamil Nadu in the medical value travel sector. Yogendra Tripathi, Secretary, Union Tourism Ministry, said the government had recognised the potential of tourism and approved 77 projects under Swadesh Darshan and 24 under Prasad in Tamil Nadu.

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PATA Travel Mart opens in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, with 1000+ delegates

The 42nd edition of the PATA Travel Mart (PTM) opened in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan at the Korme Exhibition Center. With over 1000 delegates from 60 destinations are expected to participate in the two-day event. This is PATA’s first-ever event in Central Asia. This year, PATA is welcoming 19 hosted buyers and 21 seller organisations from India , who will be taking up 310 sqm of floor space at the event (out of 2,100 sqm of total exhibition space). “In addition, to the two full days of pre-matched business appointments between global sellers and qualified international buyers, we have also organized two PTM Forums with a dynamic line-up of speakers that will explore the power of technology and the evolution of content marketing,” said Mario Hardy, CEO, PATA. PTM stands out this year with a human capacity building training programme, which PATA is organising to provide further value to its host.

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4th Odisha Tourism Conclave kick-starts; state’s tourism potential to be discussed

The Hotel & Restaurant Association of Odisha (HRAO) is organising the 4th edition of Odisha Tourism Conclave on 18 September under the theme ‘Tourism to be the driving force of state economy’. Governor of Odisha, Ganeshi Lal, will inaugurate the Conclave with other dignitaries. The conclave would be an immense congregation to give a 360 degree boost to the growth of tourism sector in Odisha, attract investments in the tourism sector, the holistic approach to rediscover the potential issues relating to Tourism & Hospitality sector and to prepare a roadmap with specific recommendations from the stakeholders.  Although Odisha has vast tourism potential, it is yet to come at par with its neighbouring and other states like Kerala, Goa, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi etc.

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4-day hospitality career festival in Kolkata from 23-26 September

Indiatourism Kolkata, Regional Office (East), MOT, Govt of India, presents Career East-2019, a 4-day hospitality career festival to be held in Kolkata in association with the Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata. All educational institutes located in the states/UT of West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand and Andaman & Nicobar islands, which run a regular Hotel Management degree/diploma course of 3 years of longer duration are eligible to participate. The event will be held at IHM Kolkata.

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Buyers from 10 cities participated in 6th Travel Luxury Show in Jaipur

The sixth edition of Travel Luxury Show, which was held at Crowne Plaza Jaipur, saw buyers coming in from around 10 Indian cities for B2B meetings with representatives of select luxury travel products across India. The two day event was attended by buyers from metros like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, as well as Tier II, III cities like Jaipur, Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Nagpur, Ahmedabad etc. All the buyers and exhibitors had table-top meetings of 10 minutes each with each other over two days.

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Travel Luxury Show kick-starts in Jaipur

Travel Luxury Show has kick-started in Jaipur. More than 1800 meetings are expected over two days (14-15 September) at the sixth edition of the show. Over 60 buyers and thirty exhibitors will be part of the event. The show will offer participants an opportunity to have one-to-one meetings with exhibitors from luxury hotels, destinations promoting luxury holidays and other products targeting high-end travellers from the country. The two-day event will also witness panel discussion with keynote speakers who will give an in-depth update of the industry.

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Tamil Nadu Travel Mart to showcase potential of state’s tourism on global platform

Tamil Nadu Travel Mart Society, supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and Department of Tourism, Government of Tamil Nadu is organising the 2nd edition of Tamil Nadu Travel Mart to showcase the potential of Tamil Nadu’s tourism on a global platform from 19-22 September in Chennai.  TTM will also have a parallel event- Tamil Nadu Medical Travel Mart, in association with Health Department Government of Tamil Nadu

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Robinville Tourism Conclave concludes in India

Robinville Intech concluded a successful roadshow in India in association with its partners: Location Austria, Innsbruck Tourism, Top of Innsbruck – Nordkette, Top of Tyrol – Stubaier Glacier, aDLERS Hotel Innsbruck, Creative Creatures – Film Production Innsbruck, Zell am See – Kaprun Tourism, Vienna Tourism, Vienna Mozart Orchestra, Harry’s Home Hotels, Salzburg AG, Salzkammergut Touristik DMC, Traunsee – Almtal, Salzkammergut Dachstein, McArthur Glen Designer Outlets, Saxony Tourism and Budapest Festival & Tourism Center. The event titled ‘Robinville Tourism Conclave – The Roadshow’, had presentations from all partners which highlighted Austria, Germany and Hungary as the preferred destination for not only Indian outbound travellers but also Indian Film Productions as well. The 2019 Roadshow was held in Mumbai, Jaipur and Delhi, and offers Indian Agents and Operators the opportunity for B2B meetings. Ishvinder Maddh, Managing Director & Producer Robinville Intech at the event, said, “Since our 2009 representation of Austrian businesses, tourism interests’ have soared in India, however, the most significant game changer was the emergence of the Indian Film Industry & Indian Productions in Austria in a noticeable way. Additionally, through our cross border relationships we have been able to strengthen the ties between India and Austria, but we have been instrumental in significantly increasing Indian overnights by over 100% across the last 4 years.”

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Travel Luxury Show’s knowledge session to educate partners on luxury travel market

Travel Luxury Show 2019 is scheduled from September 14-15, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Jaipur. This show will connect sellers to the travel trade luxury buyers across India, targeting Tier-II and Tier-III cities.  The show will also stage knowledge session where industry stalwarts will educate the audience on the evolving luxury travel market in the country.

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TTM to offer four post-event tours to showcase remote areas of Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu will soon see an influx of buyers from within India and other countries to attend CII Tamil Nadu Travel Mart (TTM) scheduled from September 19-22 at Chennai Trade Centre. Participants can also opt for one of four post-event tour programmes that will take them to the inner regions of Tamil Nadu. Most of these tours are already getting booked, T Nataraajan, President, Tamil Nadu Travel Mart Society & CEO of GRT Hotels & Resorts claims. “Our Society’s objective is inbound tourism. Tamil Nadu can offer all forms of tourism and is already well-known across the world. The TTM Society is now projecting hitherto unknown aspects of Tamil Nadu spread across its various districts,” he adds.

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