Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Tourism has bagged the Excellence Award in the ‘Best Stall Decoration category’ at the Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF), which kicked off at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) on Saturday.
The Odisha Tourism showcased its latest travel offerings from the ongoing world’s largest chariot festival Rath Yatra to ecotourism, tribal tourism, sports tourism among others with the aim to tap both domestic and international markets.
Five tour operators/hoteliers/travel agents from Odisha participated in the event in which pre-fixed business-to-business meet was organized with international and national tour operators/travel agents/ travel writers to attract more tourists to the state.
The two-day travel trade show brings together state tourism boards, national tourist offices, hoteliers, airlines, tour operators and travel agents, online travel companies, railways and cruise lines under one roof.
Being the largest travel trade show in South India, TTF features several domestic and outbound destinations for Indian tourists.
The Indian tourists took around 26 million international trips and 1.8 billion trips within India in 2018. India is also one of the fastest growing markets in the world for business and MICE (Meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions)-related travel.