TTF 2017 series to get a robust start from Chennai and Bengaluru


TTF Chennai & Bengaluru, the first major tourism marts post demonetisation will provide unparalleled marketing opportunity for the travel trade.

The Travel & Tourism Fair (TTF) season will kick-start the year 2017 with Chennai and Bengaluru editions in January. Exhibitors will promote their best and latest tourism products to the Indian and international travel trade industry. The trade show in its 28th year has resulted in creating a firm and strong network for inbound and outbound travel professionals to explore maximum opportunity.

TTF Chennai is scheduled from January 6-8, 2017 at Chennai Trade Centre and will showcase over 90 participants from all over India, including official delegations from many Indian states and national tourism organisations.

TTF Bengaluru scheduled from January 13-15, 2017 at Elaan Convention Center with over 120 participants will showcase new destinations and the latest in travel trade.

The Host States- Bengaluru and Chennai not only have a strong cultural impact on inbound travellers, but also on outbound travellers. Keeping with the positive sentiments in the tourism industry, both the shows are going to be bigger, compared to last year. Participating states and countries will present cultural events and marketing presentations to trade visitors and the media.

With a wide array of tourism offerings, country representations from Nepal and more have set the bar high at various TTFs this year.

Among the state tourism departments who have in-principally committed big participation in these two TTF editions are: Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Telangana, Andaman & Nicobar and more.

With consistent support from Ministry of Tourism, State Tourism Boards, National Tourist Offices, thousands of private exhibitors and trade associations, TTF continues to be the ideal platform providing immense opportunities for the buyers and sellers from across the world to come and experience the Indian culture, showcase their latest offerings and build long term business ties.

Sanjiv Agarwal, Chairman & CEO, Fairfest Media Limited (organiser of TTF shows and Publisher of Travel News Digest), commented, “TTF Chennai and Bengaluru provides an important opportunity to be present in hugely strategic markets in South India. We have recently experienced a rapid expansion of TTF in Bengaluru.”

Fairfest Media Limited, organiser of the TTF-OTM shows have strengthened their unparalleled lead as India’s No. 1 travel trade show organiser, with about half the market share. It organises every year TTF branded shows in Kolkata, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Surat, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bengaluru and New Delhi, in addition to the grand finale OTM Mumbai.

LAST EDITIONS’ SYNOPSIS

TTF Chennai held from January 8-10, 2016 at Chennai Trade Centre witnessed 94 Exhibitors, 4540 General Visitors and 835 Trade Visitors. 15 States (Andaman & Nicobar, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, West Bengal) and 3 Countries (India, China, Turkey) represented at the show.

TTF Bengaluru held from January 15-17, 2016 at Elaan Convention Center, witnessed 156 Exhibitors, 3411 General Visitors and 1039 Trade Visitors. 17 States (Andaman & Nicobar, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, West Bengal) and 7 Countries (India, Bhutan, Malaysia, Nepal, New Zealand, Singapore, Turkey) represented at the show.