Emerging as the clear winner in the travel trade show scene, the three-day OTM Mumbai opens today at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon with exhibitors from 55 countries and 29 states and seven union territories showcasing their travel products and destinations. The show provides travel professionals with an opportunity to showcase their business at one of the largest travel source markets in the world.

The west and south India markets, together contribute over 60 per cent of Indian tourists. The event is strongly endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

The event is an unique opportunity to connect with key global travel players including national and state tourism organisations, hotels, airlines, destination marketing companies and other suppliers serving leisure as well as MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conference, Exhibitions) markets. Around 15,000 visitors are expected to attend the trade show. The OTM 2019 has participation from Indonesia, Thailand, Greece, Nepal, Taiwan, Korea, Philippines, Maldives, Japan, Macao, State of Palestine, Tanzania, Cambodia, New Zealand, Egypt, Rwanda, Italy, Mauritius, China, Cyprus, Bahrain, Kenya, Romania, Fiji, Botswana, Kazakhstan, and several other countries.

Among the Indian States, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Manipur, Sikkim, Chandigarh, Puducherry, Jharkhand, Lakshadweep, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Haryana, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Nagaland, Tripura and Delhi will show their presence at OTM.

Along with buying and selling opportunities at the show, exhibitors from various countries and states are also slated to make cultural presentations. There will be an equally interesting line-up of panel discussions conducted on the sidelines of the mart.

The Cine Locales, India’s premier marketplace connecting film, television and advertising production houses to global destinations and locations, have a section at OTM. Parallel sessions on destination weddings, travel technology, etc. are also being held. Furthermore, the second edition of OTM India’s Top 100 Travel Producer Awards will be presented at the event. Hundreds of travel producers from all over India will be attending the show to receive the award.

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