Jammu, November 15: Smt. Deepika K Sharma, KAS, Director Tourism Jammu, inaugurated India Travel Mart (ITM) Jammu, India’s Leading Travel, Tourism Exhibition & Conclave at Hotel Ramada by Wyndham Jammu City Centre, Gulab Singh Marg, Near Exhibition Ground, Jammu (J&K) organized in collaboration with J&K Tourism.
On this occasion Sh. Shokat Mehmood Malik KAS, Joint Director Tourism Jammu, Sh. Pran Singh KAS, Chief Executive Officer, Patnitop Development Authority, Smt. Ansuya Jamwal, KAS, Deputy Director Tourism Publicity Jammu, Shri Riyaz Ahmad Shah, Deputy Director Tourism Kashmir, Sh. Hitesh Gupta, Secretary, Jammu Tawi Golf Course Sidhra, Smt. Vinakshi Koul KAS, General Manager, JKTDC, Jammu, Smt. Sheena Sahni, Smt. Ambika Bali Assistant Directors, Sh. K K Basu, CEO Ideas Cell Tours & Member Indian Association of Tour Operators, Sh. Rajesh Gupta Chairman Tourism Federation of Jammu and Delegates, Exhibitors, Travel Agents from PAN India & Tour Organizers from Nagpur, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Surat, Nasik, Pune, Punjab, Haryana, Mumbai and other nearby cities were present along with Hoteliers, Media and General Public.
Speaking on this occasion, Smt. Deepika K Sharma, KAS, Director Tourism Jammu, said, “Through this mart we want to spread the message the Jammu & Kashmir is having ample opportunities in Tourism may it be leisure, Eco- Tourism, Heritage, Recreation or Adventure. The safety of Tourist is our foremost priority & Jammu Kashmir is indeed a blessed region with peace, secure and serene environment.
The exhibition showcases many State Tourism Boards, Travel Operators, Agents, Travel Portals, Hotels and Resorts. With the theme of Heritage & Adventure Tourism, the purpose of ITM Jammu is to promote tourism by undertaking promotional and publicity activities, facilitate the exchange of market information, encourage partnerships between the public and private sectors and facilitate the easing of barriers to travel. The department of tourism, J&K has made a theme pavilion in the mart showcasing rich culture and heritage of the Union Terriority along with picturesque locales of the region. The visitors on inaugural day thronged the J&K pavilion and shown keen interest and appreciated the unique design and cut outs displaying the different regions and activities of Jammu and Kashmir.
ITM-Jammu caters to the needs of everybody in terms of vacations, weekend getaways, family holidays, honeymooners, business trips, MICE, Adventure, Wildlife, Desert Safari and Pilgrimage tourisms. “With the kind of stressful lives that we lead, a person tends to look for refreshing holidays and unique travel destination to unwind, to simplify this need, we have ITM-Jammu annually where in the customers get specially designed packages and great deals with innumerable choices. The constant support and eager interest from Travel Industry makes it a success year after year. So if you are planning your dream holiday or honeymoon destination, visit our exhibition,” said Mr. Ajay Gupta, Managing Director, ITM.
SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS of ITM Jammu are Travel Theme based Painting Competition for Kids, Travel Quiz for children and Special discount for Visitors, Travellers and Corporate by some exhibitors. The opening hour of the exhibition is from 11 AM - 06 PM for all the days (Friday, Saturday & Sunday).
Entry is free for all visitors.