Photo Credit: ITB Asia

Making a strong comeback as an in-person event

Co-located with MICE Show India, Travel Tech India and the ITB India Conference, the annual trade show is making a strong comeback as an in-person event in Mumbai from 26 – 28 April 2023. Among the top exhibitors and industry leaders are Atout France India, German National Tourist Office, Saxony Tourism, Tourist Office of Roissy, Tourist Office of Spain and Visit Sarajevo.

Happening in the Jio World Convention Centre, Mumbai, the three-day B2B trade show and conference will build the bridge to the Indian and South Asian travel markets. After two digital editions, the show will offer a face-to-face exhibition experience to the travel industry and bring together key travel industry leaders and international exhibitors from various segments of MICE, Leisure, Corporate and Travel & Technology.

Guest of honour Mr Achim Fabig, Consul General, Federal Republic of Germany in Mumbai, together with Mr David Ruetz, Senior Vice President, Messe Berlin, and Mr Stefan Halusa, Director General at Indo-German Chamber of Commerce will usher the opening of ITB India 2023 with a traditional lamp lighting and ribbon cutting ceremony.

The promising exhibitor participation facilitates business meetings and drives engagement for attendees from around the world through ITB India’s live format. The various representations by destinations are impressive and feature stands of Spain, France, Germany, Sarajevo, Vietnam, Iceland, Thailand, Fiji, Japan and many more.

Being an international stage, the exhibition will also feature many global national tourism organisations (NTOs) including Atout France India, German National Tourist Office, Saxony Tourism, Tourist Office of Roissy, Tourist Office of Spain and Visit Sarajevo.

Photo Credit: ITB India

International airlines, hotels, travel agencies and tour operators are also highly represented with their products at this year’s show, they will include AVIS, Collinson Group, Fiji Airways, Mize, IDeaS, Prince Hotels & Resorts, TravelLine, Uzbekistan Airways and Vietnam Airlines to name just a few.

“With less than a week to go before ITB India open its doors, the number of bookings and the feedback we are receiving from industry experts in discussions underline that all signs point to a successful live premiere. I am convinced that ITB India will help create the best possible business opportunities for all participants and accelerate the international recovery and upswing. The Indian and South Asian outbound travel markets are becoming increasingly important for many countries: ITB India is simply an unmissable event, and I am delighted that the show happens 100 per cent live,” says Ms. Sonia Prashar, Deputy Director General, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce.

Photo Credit: ITB Asia

Leading minds will take the stage at the ITB India Conference, set to take place parallel to the trade show in three conference tracks: Knowledge Theatre, MICE Show India & Travel Tech India. “Connecting You to the Indian Travel Market” will be the overarching theme of the conference, where high-level experts will exchange their insights into the future of the industry.

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