Karnataka Tourism proudly marked its presence at the IITM Mumbai 2023 from October 12th to 14th, 2023, with an impressive 150 -sq. mts exhibit at Nehru Centre, Worli Annie Besant Road. The prestigious event provided an ideal platform for the state to showcase its abundant heritage, vibrant culture, and diverse tourism potential to an enthusiastic and diverse audience.
The three-day event garnered an exceptional response from visitors, travel professionals, and industry experts; all enthralled by the abundance of Karnataka's tourism offerings. The stand beautifully showcased the heritage architecture of Hoysaleswara Temple. Additionally, the branding prominently featured the heritage temples of Karnataka, all of which highlighted Karnataka's temple heritage. The Karnataka Tourism stand at IITM Mumbai 2023 delivered an immersive experience, enticing visitors to delve into the rich heritage tapestry and embrace the wonders that Karnataka has to offer.
The Karnataka Tourism stand was visited by esteemed dignitaries, including Mr. Rajesh Poddar – Chairman of Western Region, TAAI, Mr. Dharmendra Singh - Chairman, Western India- ADTOI, Mr. Burjis Mehta - President, SKAL International, and Mr. Tariq Hussain Naik - CEO, Jammu & Kashmir Tourism. They were presented with a bouquet during their visit to the Karnataka stand. The pavilion included various tourism service providers from Karnataka, such As AB Travels South India, Welwet Travel Pvt. Ltd. Rivido Hotels & Resorts LLP, Intersight Tours & Travels Pvt. Ltd., Aglaonema Resort and Spa, Coorg, Mysore International Travels Pvt. Ltd., Hotel VBR Grand Inn, Cintacor Island Resort (VHF Resort), SBIT Travels Pvt. Ltd., TGI Hotels & Resorts, The Quorum Hotel, Quality Holidays and Cars Pvt. Ltd., Holiday Monk, Karan Tourist, Vayu Travelcloth Pvt. Ltd., Hotel Golden Castle ( a unit of Arjuns Comforts Pvt. Ltd.), Niraa Wellness, Blue Bird Tours and Travels, Hotel Malligi Pvt. Ltd. and Ibni Spa Resort, further highlighting the comprehensive tourism experiences available.
Throughout the event, the Karnataka Tourism delegation actively engaged in profitable discussions with domestic tour operators, travel agents, and other key stakeholders. The primary objective was to reinforce existing partnerships and establish new collaborations, thereby bolstering tourism to the beautiful state of Karnataka.
Karnataka Tourism's prominent presence at IITM Mumbai 2023 served as a testament to its unwavering commitment to showcasing the state's extraordinary potential and captivating offerings. The event garnered an exceptional response, with numerous visitors and trade partners displaying a keen interest in Karnataka's diverse tourism offerings. With its incredible diversity, Karnataka stands as a premier tourist destination throughout the year.
The resounding success of Karnataka's participation at IITM Mumbai 2023 underscores the state's tremendous potential in attracting tourists not only from Mumbai but also from beyond its borders. Karnataka continues to shine as an alluring gem in India's tourism landscape, inviting travellers to discover the magic it holds within its boundaries.