ETW STAFF – New Delhi
The Great Indian Travel Bazaar will be held from April 14-16, 2013 at BM Birla Convention Center, Jaipur, Rajasthan. The event already has 5600 pre scheduled meetings fixed between buyers and sellers.
The exhibition will have 286 foreign buyers registered from 57 countries. So far 240 Indian sellers have been registered and the event will have 252 stalls across six halls in the exhibition area. Gujarat will be the theme state of the event apart from partner states which include: Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Orissa, Uttarakhand. Himachal Pradesh and Punjab Tourism. The inaugural address is likely to be given by Dr K Chiranjeevi, minister of state for tourism, Government of India and special address by Bina Kak, tourism minister, Rajasthan; Usha Sharma, additional director general, ministry of tourism, Government of India; Rakesh Srivastava, principal secretary tourism, Government of Rajasthan. The theme address will be presented by Dr Jyotsna Suri, VP – FICCI and chairperson – FICCI Tourism Committee. The inaugural session will be moderated by Dr Arbind Prasad, director general, FICCI and welcome address will be given by Sidharth Birla, senior vice president, FICCI.