Sending out a strong message that tourism in the flood-battered Kerala will be back on the rails in double-quick time, Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) was held its biennial meet in Kochi from September 27-30. Being held in the wake of the devastating floods, the tenth edition of KTM will focus on measures that would lead to a strong resurgence of tourism, which is the mainstay of Kerala’s economy.
Floohoo Travels was also Participated at the event.
The inaugural session held at Grand Hyatt, Bolgatty. Post inauguration, the event moved to Samudrika and Sagara Convention Centre at the Willingdon Island.
Exhibitors are owners and operators of hotels, resorts, houseboats, Ayurveda centers, specialty hospitals, as well as host families and tour operators. Visitors also come from the region, India and around the world.
This exhibition is communication and information platform in the industry and offers the exhibiting companies the opportunity to present themselves to a professional audience. The visitor can learn in depth and comprehensive about the latest developments, trends, services and products from different areas.
“The response to this edition of KTM has been overwhelming with 395 overseas buyers and 1,095 domestic buyers having registered as participants. KTM served as a strong platform to showcase its time-tested as well as new products of Kerala.
The new products launched by the state government like the Malabar River Cruise project, focusing on nine rivers in north Kerala, showcased before the delegates.