The first India Tourism Mart (IMT) will be held in New Delhi from 16 September 2018 to create a global tourism mart for India on lines of major international travel marts. It will be organized by the Ministry of Tourism in partnership with the Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism and Hospitality (FAITH). India Convention Promotion Board (ICPB) will coordinate the whole event.
The objective of first IMT will be to create annual Global Tourism Mart for India in line with major international travel marts being held in countries across the world. It will provide a platform for all stakeholders in the tourism and hospitality industries to interact and transact business opportunities. It will provide a platform for States to showcase their products to international buyers, opinion makers and bloggers and attract more tourists to their respective states.
Over 300 international buyers from markets like North America, West Europe, East Asia and Latin America, influencers and bloggers are expected to attend the event. It will also provide the opportunity to buyers to see the world-class tourism facilities available in India like airports, tourist destinations, hotels, upcoming facilities and possibility in a field of adventure tourism.