Seeking to explore new international markets, the ninth edition of Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) will focus on themes ‘Responsible tourism’ and ‘Muziris and Spice Route’.
Billed as the largest gathering of tourism stakeholders in partnership with Department of Tourism, KTM will be held at Samudrika and Sagara Convention Centre, Willingdon Island from September 28 to 30.
The latest edition, with its focus on ‘Responsible Tourism’ and ‘Muziris and Spice Route’, is expected to attract around 1,500 buyers from around the country and abroad.
"KTM 2016, which will coincide with ‘World Tourism Day’, will reach out to buyers from new international markets, emphasizing focus on the new arenas of tourism, including responsible tourism, and popularize the concept among the common man," said Mr. Abraham George, President, Kerala Travel Mart Society.
As many as 265 stalls of different sizes for the exhibitors within Kerala will be featured at the venue as part of the event.
“To facilitate better interaction between buyers and sellers, we have initiated the process for sellers’ registration much in advance,” he pointed out.
The buyers’ registration is open till July 29. The mart will be a platform for B2B networking.
KTM brings together business entrepreneurs from Kerala offering various tourism products and services, including tour operators, hotels, resorts, home stays, houseboats, Ayurveda resorts and cultural art centres, on to a single platform and facilitates their meetings and interactions with buyers from around the world.» Read Complete News.....