‘Sphere Travelmedia & Exhibitions’ announces the 2017 - 18 Calendar of ‘India International Travel Mart’ events to be conducted in eight major markets of India.
IITM Chennai: 14 – 16 July 2017
IITM Bangalore: 21 – 23 July 2017
IITM Mumbai: 22 – 24 September 2017
IITM Pune: 24 – 26 November 2017
IITM Hyderabad: 1 – 3 December 2017
IITM Cochin: 18 – 20 January 2018
IITM Kolkata: 23 – 25 February 2018
With this year’s edition of ‘IITM’, Sphere Travelmedia & Exhibitions completes Eighteen years of providing the travel industry and discerning buyers from the travel – trade an opportunity to do and transact business. With organizations and tourism boards from over 25 Indian states and over 30 countries, ‘India International Travel Mart’ will showcase a variety of destinations from different spheres such as pilgrimages, adventures, culture & heritage, beaches, hills and many more.
The events for 2017 shall have over 400 participants from over 30 countries and over 25 Indian states. The participants include Travel agents & Tour Operators, DMC, Hotels & Resorts, National Tourist Offices, Online Travel Portals, Adventure Tour Operators, Eco – Tourism activities, etc.
Mr. Rohit Hangal, Director, Sphere Travelmedia added “With the present ongoing slowdown in International Arrivals into India and ‘India International Travel Mart’ provides the right impetus to woo the Indian domestic tourism industry. With a base of over 200 million discerning domestic travel seekers, it is a yearlong market, no hospitality and travel organization can ignore”.
Mr. Sanjay Hakhu, Director, Sphere Travelmedia said, “India in spite of the present business environment is fast emerging as one of the most interesting and productive countries for the travel trade industry both for leisure and business travel. A combination of factors is responsible for the growth and demand of travel trends from India”.
Tourism Studies and Trends indicate that the year 2017 – 18 will see more than 20 million tourists embanking on overseas travel and with the advent of low cost international airfares, holiday packages that are available on monthly instalments payable over a period of time, International Travel is no longer a luxury.