The first India Tourism Mart will be organized in New Delhi from 16th of September to create a global tourism mart for India on lines of major international travel marts.
Briefing reporters in New Delhi today, Tourism Minister K J Alphons said, it will boost the tourism sector in the country. He said the government wants to double the foreign tourist arrival in the next three years.
The Mart will provide a platform for stakeholders in the tourism and hospitality industries to interact and transact business opportunities.
Buyer delegates are being invited from important and potential source markets like North America, West Europe, East Asia and Latin America to participate in the Mart.
Over 300 international buyers, influencers and bloggers are expected to attend the event.
It will also provide an opportunity to the buyers to see the world class tourism facilities available in India like airports, hotels, tourist destinations, upcoming facilities and possibility in the field of adventure tourism.
Around 200 stalls will be provided to the sellers to enable them to interact with the buyers. These will include pavilion for state and Union Territory to showcase their unique tourism destinations and products. The event will end on 18th of September.