Published on : Thursday, November 30, 2017
The Government of Karnataka – Department of Tourism announced the inaugural edition of ‘Karnataka International Travel Expo’, India’s biggest B2B travel event in Bengaluru, which will be held from 28 February – 2 March 2018.
Both Karnataka and Bengaluru have over the years contributed towards India’s ever-growing tourism arrival figures, both within India destinations and overseas.
Shri Priyank Kharge, Honourable Minister for Tourism, IT & BT, Govt. of Karnataka, said, “Karnataka is home to a large and exciting portfolio of globally acclaimed tourism products with UNESCO World Heritage Sites, splendid wildlife and resplendent nature, virgin beaches to adorn. ‘Karnataka International Travel Expo”, being held for the first time will provide the impetus to the inbound travel and tourism industry and would enhance the marketing efforts of Karnataka Tourism to promote our destinations to the travel trade from all over the world.”
The exclusive pavilion of Karnataka shall showcase various facets of the state such as festivals of Karnataka, its beaches, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, The Coastal & Hyderabad – Karnataka Regions, Pilgrimage Destinations, Wildlife and National Parks, Medical Tourism, Destination Management Companies, Travel Agents and Tour Operators, Handicrafts, Cultural Vistas, etc.
The 2018 event will showcase both the rich cultural heritage and high-tech features of Bangalore in the state of Karnataka. KITE will attract over 1,000 delegates from over 25 countries for the three-day event, facilitating over 10,000 pre-matched appointments and bringing together qualified international buyers and sellers for face-to-face meetings, educational forums and networking functions.