MTDC to organise Maharashtra International Travel Mart from Sept 28-30, 2015
Akshay Kumar – Mumbai
Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) is all set to organise the first edition of Maharashtra International Travel Mart (MITM) from September 28-30, 2015 at Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Goregaon in Mumbai.
Speaking exclusively to Express TravelWorld, Valsa Nair Singh, IAS, secretary, tourism and culture, Government of Maharashtra said, “Our primary aim is to showcase Maharashtra at a global platform. Maharashtra International Travel Mart is one of the major events which we are organising this month. We are expecting around 2,000 trade visitors and 250 sellers. This event will drive the inbound travel and tourism industry and will help to promote destinations in Maharashtra to the travel trade and tourists from all over the world. We will also be highlighting film tourism in this year’s event, and will have a special section for the same.”
The exclusive pavilion of Maharashtra shall showcase the different facets of Maharashtra such as festivals of Maharashtra, beaches, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Konkan region, pilgrimage destinations, wildlife and national parks, medical tourism, destination management companies, travel agents and tour operators, handicrafts, cultural vistas, etc.
The first edition of MITM will welcome hosted buyers from key inbound markets like Netherlands, Australia, Canada, France, Greece, Israel Japan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, UAE, UK, USA, South Africa, Singapore, etc.