Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge), Prahlad Singh Patel on September 24, 2019, inaugurated the exhibition of India Tourism Mart (ITM) 2019 in New Delhi.
ITM 2019 have been jointly organised by the Ministry of Tourism and the Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism and Hospitality (FAITH). Over 240 international delegates from 51 countries and 160 exhibitors from across the country are taking part in the second edition of ITM.
During the visit to exhibition, the Minister gave his best wishes to all the exhibitors. He visited all the stalls in the exhibition and appreciated their efforts.
“This is a great platform for the trade and hospitality service providers to interact and conduct business with their counterparts from overseas,” Patel said.
FAITH is the apex organisation of important trade and hospitality associations of the country and will drive the event, with support of the Ministry of Tourism, with the objective of positioning the tourism destinations and products of the country in international source markets.
This is the second edition of the Mart being organised on lines of major international travel marts held annually in countries across the world. The Mart will provide a platform at the national level for trade and hospitality service providers in the country to interact and conduct business with their counterparts from overseas.
On this occasion, Tourism Secretary Yogendra Tripathi; DG Tourism Meenakshi Sharma; Chairman FAITH Nakul Anand; Chairman ITM 2019 Subhash Goel and other senior officers of Ministry of tourism were present.