With a sharp focus on the Diwali and winter vacations travel market for Mumbaikars as well as travel lovers from the neighbouring areas, the popular Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF) arrived in Mumbai after its run at Ahmedabad and Surat. The fair was hosted at the Nehru Centre in Worli between 13-15 September, 2019.
The TTF provides a vital networking platform for travel sellers and buyers to explore business opportunities in India’s largest travel source market – Mumbai.
The three-day travel fair brought together state tourism boards, national tourist offices, hoteliers, airlines, tour operators and travel agents, online travel companies, railways and cruise lines under one roof for interaction with trade visitors, as well as promoting their best holiday packages and hotel deals to travel enthusiasts from Mumbai and neighbouring regions to plan their upcoming holidays.
135 exhibitors from 21 states & union territories and 9 countries were a part of the show this year, showcasing their travel services, products, destinations and much more at the three-day travel trade fair, offering the best holiday packages and hotel deals, etc.
This year, Nagaland has joined the show as the Feature State while Gujarat, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh are exhibiting their tourism attractions as the Partner States. Other Indian states and union territories being represented in TTF Mumbai include Andaman & Nicobar, Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Delhi, Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.
India Tourism is also present at the show in a big way, with the theme ‘150 Years of Celebrating the Mahatma’.
International representation in the show includes participants representing countries such as Germany, Greece, Kenya, Maldives, Nepal, South Africa, Thailand and UAE.
Over 3,000 trade visitors visited the travel trade fair over a span of three days besides the general visitors.
Various knowledge sessions were conducted during the show by Skal International, IATA, Xylem Integrated Solutions, Equations and others.
TTF Mumbai is supported by India Tourism, as well as travel industry bodies like TAAI, OTOAI, ATOAI, ADTOI, IATO, IAAI, SKAL INTERNATIONAL, ETAA, TAAP and TAAN.
After TTF Mumbai, the TTF West Series will head to Pune, where TTF will be held from September 20-22 at Messe Global Laxmi Lawns, Hadapsar, Magarpatta, Pune..