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Housefull TTF in Pune To boost domestic and outbound travel

140 exhibitors from 16 states and 3 countriess

Pune September 22nd, 2017: After successful events in Ahmedabad, Surat and Mumbai, the stage is now set for TTF Pune, the last leg of TTF West India series, which opens today at Seasons Mall (Galleria - Messe Global, level 2) at the Magarpatta city.

TTF Pune is geared to cater to the travel trade and frequent travellers in the city of Pune, before the peak Diwali and Winter seasons. Hundreds of travel trade visitors from Pune and its hinterland, and thousands of leisure travellers and corporates are expected to visit TTF.

Housefull TTF in Pune To boost domestic and outbound travel

TTF is India's leading show for the travel and tourism industry, providing an annual opportunity for the organisations from India and abroad to showcase their products and services. At the event, travel trade visitors and tourists can interact with tourism boards, tour-operators, travel agents, hotels, resorts and airlines, to gather information to plan their national and international trips. Tourists can also book tour packages, accommodation  and travel options on-the-spot.

TTF thus presents an unparalleled marketing opportunity for the exhibitors to directly connect to the large gathering of prospective tourists and members of the travel industry.

Corporate buyers from a large number of Pune-based companies have also confirmed their presence at the TTF.

TTF Pune has grown 20% over last year, with 140 exhibitors from 16 states and 3 countries, showing strong trends in the travel sector. 9 states are participating at the level of State Tourism Boards : Andaman and Nicobar, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal. Other 7 states, which are being represented through their private sector stakeholders, are Maharashtra, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Haryana and Daman and Diu.

In the 3-day event, which will be on till Sunday, half of first day is reserved for travel trade visitors, after which the show will be open for all. Entry to the fair is free, and every visiting family gets a surprise gift.

International sellers from Nepal, and UAE will also be exhibiting at TTF Pune, along with the host country, India. Attractive packages for dozens of other international destinations are also on offer at TTF through outbound tour operators.

Travel trade from the city will get an opportunity to interact  and do business with national and international exhibitors. For leisure travel enthusiasts, TTF provides an opportunity to check out hundreds of domestic and international destinations, take advantage of the best deals and special offers in travel and tour packages, and book on-the-spot, for the upcoming Diwali and Winter holidays.

Jaykumar Rawal, Maharashtra Tourism Minister, said “I am glad to learn that Fairfest Media Ltd. is organizing TTF in Pune from 22nd to 24th September, 2017. TTF helps in creating employment, and promoting understanding, peace and harmony. It also encourages domestic tourism, the backbone of the Indian tourism industry. I am sure that TTF would go a long way in providing fillip to tourism industry in the country.”

Commenting on the significance of TTF, Sanjiv Agarwal, Chairman & CEO, Fairfest Media Ltd (organiser of TTF), remarked, “TTF West Series is designed to cater to the tourism industry in the region, the biggest tourism market in the country, at a strategically important time before the high season of Diwali”.