‘India International Travel Mart’
India’s Premier Travel and Tourism Exhibition
Date: 3 – 5 March 2023
Venue: Khudiram Anushilan Kendra, Netaji Shubash Stadium, Kolkata
Timing: 1100 Hrs – 1800 Hrs
See the Country, Travel the World!
As the country celebrates its 75th year of Independence, India’s leading Travel-Event company, Sphere Travelmedia & Exhibitions organized the ‘India International Travel Mart’ (IITM) in Kolkata from the 3 – 5 March 2023 at the Khudiram Anushilan Kendra, Netaji Shubash Stadium, Kolkata.
The expo was inaugurated by Industry Veterans and dignitaries from the travel industry, which included Mr. Manav Soni, Chairman, Eastern India, TAAI, Mr. Amin Asgar, VP, SKAL Kolkata, Mr. Debjit Dutta, Chairman, ADTOI (Bengal and North East India), Mr. Koushik Banerjee, Board Member and Chapter Chairman, East India, ETAA, Mr. Prasanta Majhi, Sr. VP – TAAB, Mr. Amitava Sarkar, Secretary, TAAB, Mr. Manas Mahapatra, President – Tourism Welfare Association
IITM is India’s premier trade exhibition that brings travel, tourism, hospitality, leisure and other related industries under a roof. It is aimed at bringing the industry, face-to-face with the travel trade, corporate buyers and the end-customers. The event will see the participation of travel agents and tour operators, DMCs, hotels and resorts, national tourism offices, technology platforms, online travel portals, etc.
It is a proud moment for Sphere Travelmedia & Exhibitions as it completes twenty-three years of providing the travel–trade industry and discerning buyers an opportunity to do business.
With 100 participants from various travel-trade organizations and tourism boards from 15 Indian states and five international destinations, IITM showcased a variety of spheres such as pilgrimages, adventures, culture and heritage, beaches, Wildlife, hill-stations and many more.
Sphere TravelMedia Director Sanjay Hakhu said:
As the world gets on to recovery mode to a period of high growth, India has emerged as one of the most interesting and productive countries for the travel industry both for leisure and business travel. The visitor profile is on a B2B & B2C format and will have over ten-thousand visitors over three days. With international destinations having opened up to receive Indian guests, the event will see DMCs from varied destinations such as Thailand, Turkey, Maldives, Dubai, etc offering attractive packages to holiday hotspots around the world!
Sphere TravelMedia Director Rohit Hangal added:
With the present ongoing recovery of tourism and with International Arrivals in India on a slower growth, ‘India International Travel Mart’ is the right event to provide an impetus to the Indian domestic tourism industry. The tourism stakeholders from the states of Bihar, Telangana, Jharkhand, Kerala, North Eastern States, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Andaman Islands, Odisha and many more destinations will be seen aggressively marketing their products. The event will be the perfect platform for those looking for packages across different genres, from religious travel, adventure, family holidays and honeymoons or even those, who are looking for conference destinations for their companies.
This year the event has more than 100 Indian State tourism departments participating, making it one of the highlights of the travel industry in the country
- Bihar is the Partner State
- Telangana, Kerala and Jharkhand are the Feature States
- International representation from Thailand, Turkey, Dubai, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Singapore, etc
- Perfectly timed to target Summer Holidays