Great Indian Travel Bazaar organized at Jaipur

Eyeing at exploring the possible potentials of tourism sector in the country, the 10th edition of the Great Indian Travel Bazaar (GITB) 2018 is organized in Jaipur. During the course of the event, over 10936 business to business structured pre-fixed meetings are to take place with over 280 foreign tour operators from 55 countries.

Apart from Host State – Rajasthan, Tourism Departments of 9 States participating include Gujarat, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Punjab and Tamil Nadu. The main theme of this year’s edition of the bazaar is to focus on inbound tourism.

Informing about the upcoming event, Additional Chief Secretary, Tourism, Art & Culture, Government of Rajasthan, Dr. Subodh Agarwal said that Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje graced the inaugural session as Chief Guest. The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism, Government of India, K.J. Alphons inaugurated the exhibition on 23rd April.

Over the years GITB has emerged as one of the most important travel marts for inbound tourism. The two-day event will see fruitful networking giving a further boost to the travel trade business in the State, he added.

The buyers will also undertake a post-event FAM tour organized by the Rajasthan Association of Tour Operators (RATO) that will cover the tourism destinations of Rajasthan. A special showcasing of the luxury train ‘Heritage Palace on Wheels’ for the FTOs will be organized.

70 FTOs will be taken from New Delhi to Jaipur on 22 April. Similarly, an interaction between Rajasthan Tourism and 280 FTOs, showcasing the luxury train will take place on 23 April at the Durgapura Station, Jaipur.

The event is being organised by Department of Tourism, Government of Rajasthan; Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). It is supported by leading national and regional associations like Hotel & Restaurant Association of Rajasthan (HRAR), Indian Heritage Hotels Association (IHHA) and RATO.

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