OTM - the leading travel trade show in Asia Pacific scheduled from 3rd February
The vision of the show is to bring tourism communities closer while business prospers.
The most awaited travel trade show in India, OTM Mumbai is scheduled from 3rd February to 5th February 2020 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre. OTM, trusted by 1,000+ exhibitors from 60 countries, provides instant access to not only Mumbai and Western India, which is a contributor of a quarter of all India market, but also the vastly lucrative South India market that is over 40% of the Indian pie.
OTM has yet again brought the biggest names in the travel industry under one roof – Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Egypt, Fiji, Greece, Korea, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal, Palestine, Romania, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand; over a 1,000 other exhibitors including hotels, destination management companies, travel tech companies, airlines and cruise companies. VFS Global has come onboard as the Official Partner of OTM 2020.
On the domestic front, almost 30 State Tourism Boards and Union Territories plan to participate with a significant number of private stakeholders – Andaman & Nicobar, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.
OTM is ably supported by a Hosted Buyer Programme. 50 hand-picked corporate buyers from all over the country are being fully hosted along with 100+ partially hosted corporate buyers from Mumbai-headquartered companies.
700+ top travel trade buyers consisting of India’s biggest travel agents and tour operators will be visiting the show. MICE buyers, wedding planners and top production houses will also be present to interact with destinations at OTM.
Tie-ups 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. In addition, 15,000+ trade visitors from India and South Asia will be attending.
OTM’s famous knowledge programme, OTM Forum 2020 will have leaders from Ingenico ePayments, Lufthansa, Indigo, MakeMyTrip, Amadeus, OYO Hotels & Homes, PayPal, RateGain, Travelport, WhatsApp and 50 others give talks, take master classes and engage in conversation.
For the first time ever, OTM has also launched an Adventure & Experiential Travel Zone, specially dedicated to the growing demand of immersive travel. The zone will be dedicated to Trekking, Caving, Parasailing, Flyboarding, 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.
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.
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