TTF Kolkata opens today at Netaji Indoor Stadium, signalling a cautious restart of travel & tourism
Armed with the largest vaccination drive of the world and a high prevalence of natural immunity, Indian travellers are raring to go to domestic destinations across India. A recent study by Thomas Cook has shown that 69% of travellers are willing to travel back in 2021.
There is a very strong revival of demand for domestic leisure travel and airline bookings have reached three-fourth (75%) of pre-covid levels.2
While international borders may still take some time to fully open for tourists, an increasing number of destinations abroad are reopening for Indian travellers.
TTF Kolkata, the oldest travel trade show in the country is back on the ground, manifesting the resolve of the travel & tourism industry to make a comeback, with cautious confidence. The show brings together under one roof the best of the travel industry from all over India, for reviving and restarting tourism in India.
More than 100 exhibitors and representatives from 16 states are participating at TTF Kolkata, from 10-12 September at Netaji Indoor Stadium.
Sanjiv Agarwal, Chairman & CEO, Fairfest Media, the organisers of TTF said that they are extremely happy to report that domestic travel is once again leading the way of the recovery. It is said that the oldest and largest travel tradeshow network in India. TTF Kolkata marks the beginning of the travel show calendar in India. Restarting promotions is important to revive travel on which livelihoods of a huge number of people squarely depend. We are happy to have received wholehearted support from so many state agencies in such trying times.
Gujarat, Karnataka and Uttarakhand are the Partner States. Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Telangana and Tripura have joined the show as Feature States, alongside key private players from DMCs, hospitality sector, aviation and others. Air India is the Official Partner of the show once again. India Tourism will also be present in a big way at the show.
TTF Kolkata is open to travel trade visitors from 11 am to 7 pm and 11th September, from 11 am to 2 pm. The second half of Saturday and all of the last day, Sunday, will be open to all.
TTF Kolkata has the active support of travel associations like OTOAI, TAAI, TAFI, ADTOI, IATO, SKAL, NIMA, ETAA, TAAB, TAHAT, ATSPB, EHTTOA, and IATTE.
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