105th Edition of Travel and Tourism Fair, Hyderabad
The 105th edition of India’s biggest travel trade show TTF (Travel & Tourism Fair) opened today in Hyderabad at the HITEX Exhibition Centre (Hall 1), bringing together more than 200 participants from all over the country as well as from 9 countries.
Sri Lanka has joined TTF Hyderabad as a Partner Country with a huge pavilion displaying the ‘Get Sri Lankaned’ campaign. Ten private operators from Sri Lanka have come all the way from Colombo, to promote in TTF Hyderabad. Sri Lanka had 186,525 Indian tourists in 2012; larger than any other country. To strengthen its marketing efforts in India, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) has decided to open 3 offices in the country within 2013 - Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangalore.
Aiming to welcome 8 lakh Indian tourists in 2014 with promotions focused on adventure tourism, beach activities and island tourism, Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Airlines announced the launch of Malaysia Mega Sale at TTF Hyderabad valid for bookings via selected agents and travel by 30th October. In 2014, Malaysia will celebrate its fourth VISIT MALAYSIA YEAR (VMY) with the theme ‘Celebrating Malaysia Truly Asia’. Malaysia Airlines runs 7 weekly flights from Hyderabad.
The Amazing Thailand Grand Sale, from June 15 to August 15, is also currently under way in the country, offering discounts of up to 80% at stores and leisure outlets across the country. This, as well as new regional packages are being promoted at TTF Hyderabad.
Egypt, Macau, Oman, Thailand and Malaysia, all looking for the right kind of opportunity to tap the thriving India outbound market, are participating as Feature Countries at TTF Hyderabad.
For the first time in Hyderabad, Krivish Vision brings to you, JEWELS OF ASIA - The Couture Show.
At JOA, leading designers and jewellers are set to reveal their colourful side and dazzle the city of pearls by showcasing their Signature collections of exquisitely crafted pieces of Traditional and contemporary jewellery.
With less than a week left for the city to witness this exciting vibe of couture, the jewellery lovers of Hyderabad can expect to be mesmerized by a brilliant display of latest designer and estate jewellery from various parts of the country.
The curtain raiser gave us a flavor of this one of a kind event, which shall not only fulfill all your jewellery needs but also promises to be just the right solution for customers looking for that special attention and customization according to their preferences.
We are told that the visitors shall also be able to win a lot of jewellery prizes during this spectacular event through various interactive activities which shall conducted by the organizers.
The three day jewellery extravaganza shall be held at the Taj Krishna Hotel, Banjara Hills from the 12th to 14th of July 2013.
The domestic tourism sector, backbone of the country's tourism Industry, is strongly represented at TTF Hyderabad, with participation from 17 States. After a very successful destination campaign in Kolkata during 104th TTF, It is now Andhra Pradesh's turn to play the role of Host State welcoming delegates from all over the world The huge pavilion of Andhra Pradesh Tourism with a miniature of Warangal Gate, the most iconic symbol of Kakatiya dynasty welcomes visitors at the entry.
Showcasing samples of their own rich culture and with large delegations, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Odisha are the Partner States. Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Meghalaya are displaying their latest tourism campaigns, promoting destinations and tourism products as Feature States this year. Besides the above, TTF Hyderabad also has participation from Delhi, Goa, Haryana, Jammu 4 Kashmir, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.
India Tourism is participating in TTF Hyderabad, like they have been doing throughout the last decade, promoting nationwide destinations under one roof.
TTF Hyderabad promises to be a great networking opportunity for the travel trade, while offering exceptional deals for travel enthusiasts. Based on the feedback from the exhibitors and travel trade professionals, it will now have a stronger B2B focus to encourage networking, and business transactions.
The host state Andhra Pradesh is a strong source market of outbound and domestic tourists. It is also a leading destination of domestic tourists.
U.S. Consulate in Hyderabad has planned to do interactive presentations on U.S. visa procedures for travel trade fraternity on both the business days.
TTF also has participation from a large number of hotels, resorts, travel agents, tour operators, on-line travel agents, cruise-liners, railways and travel portals. Some of the prominent exhibitors include Desert Vacations Tourism (Dubai), The Pride Hotels, Rose Valley Hotels, Kenilworth Hotels & Resorts, Country Vacations, Travel Designer India, Mahindra Holidays & Resorts, Briar Tea Bungalows, Neptune Holidays, etravel.co.in, makemykerala.com, holidaybazaar.co, IRCTC etc.
Certified by the Guinness World Records as the world's largest film studio complex, the sprawling 1666-acre Ramoji Film City, the land of million dreams, where comprehensive and world-class filmmaking facilities await dream merchants for a celluloid journey, is the Hospitality Partner of TTF Hyderabad.
Travel News Digest, India’s leading travel trade publication is the Official Publication of the event.
Entry on the first day (Fri) and the first half of the second day (Sat) is reserved exclusively for the travel trade. The show will be open for public on Saturday evening and Sunday throughout the day. Entry is free.
With participants from all over India and abroad, the three-day show TTF promises to give you a glimpse of the world.