TTF Bengaluru 2019 was inaugurated by Shri SA.RA.MAHESH, Tourism Minister, Govt. of Karnataka in the presence of Shri T. K. Anil Kimar (IAS) , Secretary Tourism, Govt. of Karnataka, Smt. Priyanka Mary Francis (IAS), Shri. Sanjiv Agarwal, Charman & CEO, Fairfest Media Ltd and Shri. V Suresh, President, Faierfest Media Ltd, Shri Vijay Sharma (IFS) – Managing Director, Jungle Lodges & Resorts and Shri Kumar Pushkar, (IFS) Managing Director, KSTDC.
TTF TRAVEL SHOW IN BENGALURU, FOR 3 DAYS
Bengaluru. TTF, the biggest travel show network in India since the last 30 years is all set for city’s travel trade and tourists to meet exhibitors from all over India and abroad, at Bengaluru’s Palace Ground. Travel businesses across India and abroad will connect under one roof at TTF Bengaluru for a face to face interaction at Palace Grounds, Tripuravasini.
TTF Bengaluru inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister for Tourism, Govt . Of Karnataka – Shri Sara Mahesh, speaking on the occassion he said, ” The government has increased the allocation to promote travel & tourism in this budget keeping in view of the growth of this sector in Karnataka. We wish to promote the travel and tourism industry to help create more employment for the local youth from the state. We also welcome the organizers to organise Travel and tourism more often. We will also support them to organise this festival in other major cities of the state. I am very happy to visit TTF Bengaluru and see the participation of so many countries, state tourism boards & private sector operators in the hospitality and travel industry”.
Exhibitors from 9 countries and 18 Indian states and union territories will be exhibiting in the TTF this year.
Thousands of trade buyers and travellers are expected to visit the show.
The three-day event is supported by Ministry of Tourism, State Tourism Boards, National Tourist Organisations, private suppliers as well as trade associations. Nepal has come onboard as the Partner Country while Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh are exhibiting as Partner States at TTF Bengaluru, besides the colourful presence of Host State, Karnataka.
The domestic and international sellers exhibit enthusiastically at TTF as the most effective platform for marketing and promotion of travel and tourism. The State Tourism Boards with largest participation are Andaman & Nicobar, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab.
Other Indian states and union territories such as Delhi, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal are being represented by travel suppliers at the show.
The National Tourist Organisations of India and Nepal are participating at TTF Bengaluru while other countries such as Bhutan, Greece, Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand and United Kingdom are being represented by Destination Management Companies (DMCs), travel operators and hotel brands.
Swiss Tours / Tour Fox, Raviz Hotel, Yeti Airlines, Nafex Bureau Private Limited, Trip to Temples, Club 69 Estrela Do Mar Beach Resort, Morickap Resort, Best Western Maryland/Radisson Chandigarh, Big Breaks, Spiceland Holidays & Entertainments, Quality Holidays and Cars, Journey To Ladakh, Neem Holidays, Bikat Adventures, World Tours and several other notable participants are present at TTF Bengaluru.
MakeMyTrip has one of the largest pavilions at the TTF.
On the first day of the event, the winners of India’s Top 100 Travel Producers Award 2019 from Bengaluru will be felicitated.
Day 1 of the show will have reserved entry for travel trade visitors from 11 AM till 2 PM. From 16th, TTF Bengaluru will open for all.
Entry to the show is free and visitors get a chance to win free gifts and prizes.
TTF Bengaluru is supported by Incredible India, Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI), Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI), Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI), South India Global Tour Operators Association (SIGTOA), The Event and Entertainment Management Association (EEMA), Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI), Indian Association of Tour Operators’ (IATO), IATA Agents Association of India (IAAI), SKAL International and Enterprising Travel Agents Association (ETAA). Travel News Digest is the Official Publication of the event.
TTF Bengaluru was preceded by the summer editions of Ahmedabad and Chennai, earlier this month. Kolkata will be the next stop.
About Fairfest Media Ltd, organisers of TTF Bengaluru (www.fairfest.com)
Fairfest Media Ltd, founded in 1988 in Calcutta, has served more than 2,500 exhibitors from 80 countries through its TTF, OTM and BLTM branded shows. It is the largest travel trade show organiser in the country.