Ministry of Tourism, Government of India is participating at World Travel Market (WTM) 2022 from 7th to 9th November in London which is one of the largest international travel exhibitions.
The theme of this year`s exhibition is ‘The Future of Travel Starts Now’. India’s participation at WTM is significant to step up the recovery of Inbound tourism to the pre-pandemic level.
Indian delegation and participants went around the Indian Pavilion and booths of various participating states and other stakeholders. During the day, Incredible India organized various Cultural Performances, Yoga Sessions, Heena, and of course Bollywood Dance Performances.
Later Mr. Arvind Singh Secretary and Mr. Rakesh Kumar Verma Additional Secretary, Ministry of Tourism held discussions with officials of ABTA to promote tourism between the two countries.
Mr. Rakesh Kumar Verma held meetings with the travel trade and media and briefed them about the measures taken by the Ministry of Tourism to promote tourism post-pandemic.
The highlight of India’s participation of WTM in the first day was India Evening at Copper Chimney, West Field Mall. The invitees to India Evening were members of Travel Trade from India and the UK and the India Diaspora.
India Evening on 7th November, 2022 witnessed the participation of several Tourism Ministers and Secretaries of various State Governments participating in WTM 2022.
The India Evening provided a platform for interaction and discussion to promote India as a multi-product and around-the-year destination with sustainability.