India's oldest and largest travel show network

Bangalore, Feb, 16;

he Travel & Tourism Fair (TTF), India's oldest and largest travel show network, commenced today in the vibrant state of Karnataka with TTF Bengaluru 2024. Scheduled for 16-18 February 2024 at Palace Grounds, this year's event set the stage for an unparalleled showcase of the richness and diversity of travel and tourism experiences, featuring a curated selection of exhibitors from across India and around the world.

The event was inaugurated by the Chief Guest - Smt. Salma K. Fahim, IAS, Secretary to Govt., Tourism Department, Govt. of Karnataka; Guests of Honour - Dr. Ram Prasath Manohar, IAS, Director, Department of Tourism, Govt. of Karnataka and Shri. Mohamed Farouk, Director, India Tourism, Ministry of Tourism - Bengaluru, Govt. of India, alongside other prominent leaders from the travel industry and other dignitaries.

TTF Bengaluru 2024 has brought together over 100 exhibitors, including domestic and international travel brands, eager to connect with industry professionals and travel enthusiasts. The event features dedicated B2B networking sessions during the initial 1.5 days, followed by 1.5 days open to both B2B and B2C visitors, offering a unique platform for networking, collaboration, and exploration for the perfect holiday destinations.

As a vital hub of innovation and economic activity, Bengaluru, often referred to as India's Silicon Valley, holds a special place in India's tourism landscape. With its dynamic blend of culture, technology, and natural beauty, the city serves as an ideal backdrop for TTF Bengaluru, the largest travel tradeshow in the region. The event is strategically timed just before the upcoming summer vacation travel season.

Karnataka Tourism, the host state of TTF Bengaluru, has extended its complete support to the event, with 38 co-participants. The show serves as a prime platform for the state to exhibit its abundant offerings. With a remarkable 300+ major tourist destinations within the state and among the highest counts in India, Karnataka is the fourth most frequented tourist destination in the country.

Other states such as Odisha, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, and Jharkhand are also showcasing their wide range of attractions, with significant participation from private hoteliers and tour operators. Additionally, private stakeholders from various other Indian states including Andaman & Nicobar, Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Kerala, Ladakh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal, are participating, highlighting the diversity of offerings across the nation.