Hyderabad: 11th September 2023: The travel and tourism industry is soaring to new heights as the Travel and Tourism Fair, TTF returns to Hyderabad for its highly anticipated 2023 edition. Taking place on the 9th and 10th of September, the event is currently underway, at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC Novotel), delivering an exceptional showcase of the travel sector.
The inaugural ceremony of TTF in Hyderabad 2023 was attended by VIPs, along with other dignitaries from the travel trade industry and the media in big numbers.
Prominent figures from the Government of Telangana were present at the inaugural ceremony, including Chief Guest – V. Srinivas Goud, Hon’ble Minister for Prohibition & Excise, Sports & Youth Services, Tourism & Culture and Archaeology, Govt. of Telangana; and Guests of Honour
- -Gellu Srinivas Yadav, Chairman, Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation
- Shailaja Ramaiyer, IAS, Principal Secretary, YAT&C Department, Govt. of Telangana
- K. Nikhila, IAS, Director, Department of Tourism, Govt. of Telangana
- B Manohar Rao, Managing Director (FAC), Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation
Following the inaugural session, there was a unique cultural performance by the Ministry of Tourism – Government of India, presented by the Yuva Tourism Club, welcoming all present on the show floor.
The event features over 125 domestic and international exhibitors, cementing its reputation as a key networking platform for the travel industry in Southern India.
Emerging as a key travel trade show in Southern India, TTF Hyderabad 2023 has participation from India, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam. Telangana is the Host State for the show and has landed its full support. Gujarat is the Partner State of the event. Feature States include Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Puducherry. Other esteemed exhibitors include the Ministry of Tourism – Government of India, Jazeera Airways, Royal Orchid Hotels, Oasis Traveller, Travelgar Travel India, CGH Earth, Ecoregion Holiday SdnBhd, Clubside, Riya Travels, Radisson Hotel Group, The NEST Jaipur Resort, and many more, poised to unveil their latest offerings and innovations.
“The TTF series has garnered high praises and remarkable footfalls. Here in Hyderabad, we are witnessing a gathering of travel industry professionals from across the all India market, engaging in business interactions in a 5-star setting. There is a growing demand for promotions at trade shows and a similar enthusiasm from visitors who seek to explore new products within India’s dynamic market. As we approach the festive holiday season, the travel and tourism sector is soaring to new heights!”,remarked Sanjiv Agarwal, Chairman & CEO of Fairfest Media Ltd., India’s largest travel trade show organisers.
TTF 2023 in Hyderabad is exclusively open to the travel trade on Day 1 and opens its doors to all visitors on Day 2, inviting all attendees to explore a wide range of destinations and tourism products.
The show attracts travel trade buyers and sellers from various sectors, as well as a large number of eager travellers, seeking the best packages for hotels and tours, along with the latest updates on trends and new destinations. Carefully curated for travel enthusiasts, TTF provides an ideal platform for networking, connecting, and securing fantastic deals for the upcoming vacation season. TTF, with its Hyderabad edition, provides an unparalleled gateway into the thriving Southern India market, strategically timed just before the festive travel season.
The travel market in Southern India is experiencing a remarkable surge, presenting businesses with significant growth opportunities. Notably, Hyderabad International Airport reported an impressive influx of passengers, with 17.6 million domestic travellers and over 3.4 million international travellers during the 2022-23 period, underscoring the immense potential of this market.
TTF 2023 has the active support of travel associations like OTOAI, SKAL International – Hyderabad, ETAA, TAAI, TAFI, ADTOI, NIMA, IATTE, ABTO, TOA, TTAA, TOAT, TTAT, UFTC, SIGTOA, KTS, TAAC, TTTHA, SIMA and TAAK.
As TTF 2023 in Hyderabad unfolds, it proves to be a dynamic and inspiring platform, bringing together industry experts and exhibitors from all over India and abroad. It plays an instrumental role in shaping the future of travel and tourism in India.
Chief Guest – V. Srinivas Goud, Hon’ble Minister for Prohibition & Excise, Sports & Youth Services, Tourism & Culture and Archaeology, Govt. of Telangana; and Guests of Honour.