Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF) is dedicated to following the globe’s latest travel and tourism trends, with a focus on serving the needs of its extensive B2B clientele. TTF presents an unparalleled marketing opportunity for exhibitors and is the best place for networking, face-to-face meetings, striking the deals of the future and building successful, steady business partnerships.
TTF 2018 has been organised in Ahmedabad on 7 September to 9 September 2018. It is India’s biggest Travel trade show network. More than 2500 exhibitors from over 80 countries and from all across the country came to exhibit at TTF, which is expected to have more than 20000 trade visitors and 25000+ footfall expected.
TTF provides an annual marketing platform and the opportunity to network with the travel trade from all major cities. This event revolves around International/National/Regional Tourist Organisations, State Government Tourism Departments, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Hotels, Resorts, Adventure Tourism, Airlines, Car Rentals, Railways Coach Operators, Cruise Lines, Maps, Guides, Camping, Biking, Trekking, Photography in the Travel & Tourism industry.
Being a continent-sized country, various regional markets in India contribute large shares of domestic and overseas tourists. Fairfest Media organises TTF in some of the largest of these regional source markets.
Team Eventaa also visited the Fair and talked to some of the exhibitors and visitors. Let’s see, what they have to say:
Talking about the experience at TTF, an exhibitor, Mr. Vishwanath Upadhyay, Director, Nomads Holidays Pvt. Ltd. said, “TTF Ahmedabad is rocking as usual always. Every year, we exhibit here, and we got some new agents. Thanks to the entire TTF Team, they have managed very well. By default, we are taking part in Ahmedabad TTF, whenever it is like 2018, 19, 20, whatever it is. We are taking stall always. Thanks to TTF.”
“We are here for promoting Nepal Tourism, and we used to participate in all the TTFs, organised by Fairfest Media. We are happy to be here to participate because, this is the right place, where we can meet other travel agents, so it is a warm-up, and we have business exchanges and even for the clients for those who want to connect directly. They also can. Because we all are government authorized companies. Also, Ahmedabad is considered an excellent market for Nepalis. So we are here for that.” said Sharmila KV Kafle, Managing Director, Apoorva Tours and Travels, Nepal.
Talking about her travel company, Sharmila said, “We are not the only religious touring company, but we cover entire Nepal, including religious, adventure, and many more. So we deal with all kind of travels from elder to younger. We also provide customised packaged tours also.”
Philip Parera, India Tourism Mumbai said, “TTF Ahmedabad 2018 is a wonderful experience. We at the India Tourism stall, have been witnessing a huge footfall. Thousands of people have been passing by, meeting us, and taking information from us, asking for what are the products, what is India tourism, the ministry of tourism doing for the brand. And in a way, we are trying to sell India tourism. Apart from giving information, we are giving approvals of India tourism to these travel agents, tour operators. So here, they get in Touch with all this information. And they are happy about it. It’s been a wonderful experience. And we wish them a success in the coming year also.”
Visitors also shared their experience about TTF. A visitor from Street Romeo said that it is a very good opportunity for newcomers like us in the tourism industry. We got to know a lot of things from the giants from the travel and tourism industry.
Another visitor from Surat, Bhavin Patel said, “Being a travel agent, I had to attend this TTF. I am glad that, I get a chance to come here. I visited the stalls of our state tourism departments and got to know many more things about this industry.”
The good part of the TTF was that they had used QR codes for entry, and battery cars for guest from the entrance gate to the exhibition hall. It is one of the very well managed expos experienced in Ahmedabad.
Let’s have a look at glimpses of the TTF 2018:
Have a look at some the companies from outside India:
(A stall of Korea Tourism Organisation)
(A stall from Sri Lanka Tourism)
(Glimpses of the travel companies that came from Nepal)
Have a look at other companies from tourism industry: