The three-day B2B show brings the best of global
travel to the Indian stage
show has also caught the attention of Malaysia and Azerbaijan. Both
destinations have expressed their interest in the trusted marketing platform of
OTM for their marketing and trade promotional purposes in India and will be
present at the 2020 edition.
African nations including Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Mauritius and
others showcase their destination only at OTM in India.
are looking great on the home front too. Almost 30 State Tourism Boards and
Union Territories are planning to exhibit in a prominent way, including Andaman
& Nicobar, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka,
Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Uttarakhand and West Bengal. Each state will be
participating along with a large selection of private participants.
has consistently received rave reviews from its exhibitors, most of whom consider
the platform to be indispensable to effectively reach out to the diverse Indian
travel market. OTM is ably supported by a Hosted Buyer Programme. Over 800 top
buyers from Tier I, Tier II cities and other regions are invited, qualified and
hosted during the three days of the show.
with travel trade associations such as OTOAI, ADTOI, TAFI, ETAA, TAAI, IATO,
NIMA, EEMA, SIGTOA, TAAP, TAAN, GTAA, TAG and RAAG have also been made to
attract top buyers from all over India. International buyers from countries
such as Australia, France, Spain, USA, Canada, Georgia, Romania, Poland, Italy,
Israel, Bulgaria, Mexico, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe and many others will
attend the show. More than 15,000 trade visitors will also join the buyers in
exploring travel showcases over a three-day period.
more than 1,000 exhibitors, OTM Mumbai continues to be the biggest of its kind
in terms of rented area. If the response received till date is any indication,
the show will be much bigger in the upcoming edition.
is also famous for a well-curated, informative and relevant event programme
that addresses the travel industry’s trends and challenges. The OTM Forum 2020
will focus on key areas of travel including outbound, MICE, travel tech,
aviation and others. Some of the leaders from India and APAC who are joining
the conference include the likes of Eric Liebman, Global Head of Travel,
Ingenico ePayments; George Ettiyil, Senior Director of Sales, Lufthansa Group,
Rupendra Yadav, Chief Business Officer of Holidays, MakeMyTrip; Ankur Bhatia,
Director, Amadeus India; Burhanuddin Pithawala, Vice President Growth &
Conversions, OYO Hotels & Homes; Paul Richer, Senior Partner, Genesys
Digital Transformation; Abraham Alapatt, President and Group Head-Marketing,
Thomas Cook; Siddharth Dhamija, Director, PayPal India; Carl Jones, VP, Head of
Travel, APAC and Greater China, SAP Concur; Daniel Wishnia, Chief Digital
Transformation Officer, Aroundtown SA.
the first time ever, OTM is launching an Adventure & Experiential Travel
Zone, specially dedicated to the growing demand of immersive travel. The zone
will be dedicated to Trekking, Caving, Parasailing, Fly boarding, Skydiving,
Flying Fox/Zip Line, Rock Climbing, Bungee Jumping, Scuba Diving, Paragliding,
Kayaking, Surfing, River Rafting, Hot Air Ballooning, Wildlife Safari/Bird
Watching, Cycling, Camping, and much more.
the news excites you, OTM has more in store. A special ITM pavilion dedicated
to Hajj, Umrah, Ziyarat and Halal travel market in India will now be present at
the upcoming edition of OTM, with the promise of providing all-round support to
India’s growing Muslim travel industry.
OTM is organised by Fairfest Media, India’s leading travel trade show organizers backed by the experience of 30 years.
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