India Travel Mart 2017 to begin in Goa on 17th March


India Travel Mart 2017 to begin in Goa on 17th March

o   Goa host State for three-day event
o   Top tourism brands and destinations  to showcase tourism  offerings
Event supported by Goa Tourism and Goa Tourism Development  Corporation

Panjim, March 16: Goa’s biggest international travel exhibition – the India Travel Mart 2017 is set to begin in Goa on 17th March. The three-day event (March 17-19) is being held at the  Convention Center, Mala, Panjim where one can discover, and explore destinations with national and international tourism offerings. Organized by Delhi-based Creative Minds, Goa is the host State for the three-day event.  

The event is supported by Goa Tourism, Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) and the Corporation of the City of Panaji. National Trade Associations like Indian Association of Tour Organizers (IATO), Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI), Travel Agent Association of India (TAAI-GOA Chapter), Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) are also actively supporting the event.

Tourism Boards and tourism Brands who will be participating include India Tourism, Gujarat Tourism, Rajasthan Tourism, Jammu & Kashmir Tourism, Karnataka Tourism, Himachal Tourism, Jharkhand Tourism, Delhi Tourism, Uttar Pradesh Tourism, Cox & Kings, Thomas Cook Treebo Hotels, Spiceland Holidays and
many more

ITM is known for its unique quality of exhibitions and travel events showcasing the best from the Travel, Tourism, Hospitality and other related industries. Today’s stressful lives
calls for a refreshing holiday and unique travel destinations and this exhibition aims at the same. The main focus of the exhibition is on making travel more interesting and hassle free for the traveler. It provides a detailed knowledge about the various sources that can help make most of one’s travel. There is a wide variety of attractive packages and unique tourist destinations to choose from. The exhibition also focuses on inbound, outbound & domestic tourism.

Mr. Gavin Dias, General Manager, GTDC said, “The ITM Goa 2017 is a mega tourism exhibition which will provide a platform not only for tourists but also locals to choose destinations for a wholesome tourism 
experience be it nationally or internationally. As the host State for the ITM 2017, Goa also has an edge over other tourism boards owning to the fact that during the last three to four years we have increased our tourism offering and have made Goa an attraction holiday destination that tourists will find irresistible.”

Mr. Ajay Gupta, Director of ITM said, “The
mart is not only going to come up with variety of holiday destinations but also offer the best packages and deals in the industry. A traveler today wants to diversify his/her travel in such a way that he can make the best of it and for this purpose only, the main highlights would be pilgrimage tourism, adventure tourism, Eco-tourism health tourism and wildlife tourism. At this time of the year, we expect a huge response and look forward to this event being a grand success.”

During the exhibition, there will be events like Travel Quiz, Travel Painting Competitions etc for Kids. Entry is FREE and open to all during the three days. The timings of the exhibition are between 11 am to 7 pm.