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OTM travel trade show opens

Posted on Feb 09, 11:02AM | UNI

Mumbai, Feb 8 : India's biggest International travel trade show OTM opened here today, having largest international participation from Sri lanka, Turkey, Thailand, Canada, Philippins, Maldives Egypt, Greece, Hong Kong, Indonasia and Tanzania,

The OTM will also showcase leading brands of cruising industry, apart from foreign countries.

Uttarakhand, Jammu and kashir, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Gujarat and Maharashtra are participating in this event.

Sanjiv Aarwal, chairman ad CEO of fairfest media ltd, said 1.2 crore Indians travel overseas every year and per year the figure will go up by 12 to 13 per cent till 2015.

He said travel and tourism sector currently employs 4.9 crore people. Nearly 13,000 visitors are expected to be at the show in next three days including 7,000 trade visitors, he said