eNarada, Bengaluru, Tuesday, January 2, 2018
The department of tourism will organise Karnataka international travel expo (KITE) from February 28 to March 2 at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre. This is said to be the largest B2B travel event in India by providing a platform of over 400 registered buyers and media from over 25 countries seek to further enhance the tourism sector.
Tourism Minister Priyank Kharge is hopeful that more than 400 delegates from 25 countries are expected to turn up. Mr Kharge said the chief goal of the expo was to increase the overall size of the tourism sector.
“Start up pavilion in KITE provides entrepreneurs a platform to take their idea forward by interacting with industry leaders,” added Priyank kharge.
The event will also feature an exclusive Karnataka Pavilion: Destination Karnataka: “Karnataka with its diverse range of products is fast emerging as one of the most interesting and productive states for the travel-trade industry both for leisure and business travel. A globalized one-stop sourcing platform is vital for stakeholders within the tourism industry to effectively reach out to the Karnataka travel market” said Secretary – Tourism, Govt. of Karnataka Mr. TK Anil Kumar.
The event will also see the debut of blogathon to be attended by international level along with a separate startup pavilion for promoting new technologies and innovations.