The Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF) 2023, emerged as the largest travel and tourism show ever organized in Gujarat, surpassing all anticipations as it concluded on Friday, achieving a resounding success. The B2B event welcomed twice the visitors as compared to last year with an unparalleled upswing in meetings and business deals, setting the stage for the upcoming Diwali, Dussehra and winter holiday seasons.
TTF, renowned as a comprehensive platform for travel and tourism packages, featured over 800 exhibitors hailing from 24 Indian states and 15 countries.
Taking place a couple of months prior to the bustling Diwali travel season, which stands as the country’s busiest tourist period, TTF presented an array of destinations, tourism packages, and travel products, to help travel agents and tour operators score the best offers and deals. The event garnered a remarkable attendance of over 12000 visitors during the three days of the show.
Sanjiv Agarwal, Chairman & CEO, of Fairfest Media, said, “TTF 2023 has received a tremendous response, the show is twice the size as last year – making it the largest travel tradeshow in the region – and the response from the trade has been phenomenal. The travel and tourism industry is experiencing a remarkable resurgence as travelers seek to discover newer products and destinations. TTF 2023 has undeniably fulfilled its role as the trailblazer for the peak Diwali holiday season and we are looking ahead with high forecast for the upcoming shows TTF in Hyderabad and Patna, BLTM in Delhi and OTM 2024 in Mumbai. We wholeheartedly thank all our exhibitors and participants for their contributions in making TTF 2023 a grand success!”
In addition to travel agents and tour operators from Ahmedabad, prominent stakeholders from Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, and the entire Gujarat region, as well as from adjacent states, attended TTF 2023. The success of this exclusive B2B event has further strengthened its position as the biggest and most favored platform for fostering collaboration and networking within the travel and tourism sector.
During the initial two days of the event, multiple states conducted Destination Presentations, wherein they outlined their campaigns and marketing initiatives aimed at introducing new features about their destinations and enticing a greater influx of tourists.
The event reached its conclusion on Friday with a dazzling award ceremony, recognizing and honoring the finest achievements within the travel and tourism sector.
TTF 2023 stands as one of the most important gatherings for the travel trade, as evident by the extensive participation from across India and abroad. The 2023 event featured Partner States like Bihar, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh; while Delhi, Haryana, Maharashtra, Punjab, Meghalaya and Tamil Nadu held the status of Feature States.
Also represented at TTF 2023 were a multitude of international destinations, including Armenia, Bhutan, Georgia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Nepal, Russia, Thailand, Turkey, the UAE, the United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam.
Renowned outbound and domestic operators, including World Tourism Hub, Trulyy India, Hotelbox Riya, RezMyTrip, Fly24hrs, and India DMC, along with prominent hospitality chains like Sterling Holidays Resorts, Radisson Hotel Group, CGH Earth, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, actively participated in the event.
TTF 2023 has drawn its curtains, leaving behind an indelible mark of success and achievement. This monumental event, setting new precedents as Gujarat’s largest travel and tourism exhibition, has exceeded all expectations.