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Goa International Travel Mart to take place on April 3&4 with focus on Regenerative Tourism

At a press conference addressed by Suneel Anchipaka, IAS, Director of Tourism, Government of Goa, at the Department of Tourism, shared insights on the Goa International Travel Mart (GITM) 2024, marking the commencement of an exciting event in the presence of Empowered Committee Members: Mark Mendes, Ernest Dias, Carlos D’souza and Nilesh Shah, TTAG President.

The 4th edition of GITM is scheduled to take place on April 3rd & 4, 2024 at Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium for the first time after the pandemic. This landmark event will also be held virtually, bringing together industry leaders, stakeholders, and enthusiasts from around the globe for an immersive experience.

The panel discussion titled “Goa: The First State to Focus on Regenerative Tourism Leading to a New Road Map of Goa Beyond Sun, Sand, and Sea” is a highlight of GITM 2024, offering invaluable insights into the future of tourism in the region.

Through engaging discussions on pivotal themes such as Goa: Beyond Beaches, New Tourism Vision, Goa Tourism Diversity, Way Forward, Private Sector Engagement, and Public-Private Partnership. This panel discussion epitomizes GITM’s commitment to facilitating meaningful dialogues and collaborations that drive the sustainable development of tourism in Goa and beyond.

Anchipaka, said, “GITM stands as the pinnacle of Goa’s Travel and Trade expos, representing a monumental opportunity to propel our beloved state to the forefront of the global tourism arena. Recognizing Goa’s immense potential as a premier tourist destination, both domestically and internationally, we are committed to adopting a strategic approach that encompasses multifaceted development initiatives. With a robust presence of trade exhibitors, GITM 2024 promises to be an unprecedented success, offering a plethora of opportunities for fruitful engagements and partnerships. Complementing the trade exhibitions are knowledge-sharing sessions organized by industry stalwarts, providing invaluable insights and expertise to attendees.”

GITM 2024 promises to be a game-changer in the tourism industry, offering participants a unique opportunity to engage with cutting-edge trends, innovations, and business opportunities. With a focus on regenerative, spiritual, and hinterland tourism, the event aims to redefine Goa’s tourism landscape and set new standards for sustainability and inclusivity.

Stepping into the limelight, GITM 2024 presents a dynamic showcase featuring 250+ national and international buyers, spanning 15+ sectors within the tourism industry with premium sellers from Goa. GITM 2024 gives buyers and visitors from all over the world an opportunity to connect with a diverse array of industry professionals, including destination management companies, travel agents, tour operators, MICE specialists, and much more. It sets the stage to showcase products and services to a global audience, leveraging the platform to highlight unique offerings and establish meaningful connections.

Explore new avenues for growth and collaboration through business activities and contract signings with trade partners and influential industry associates and Gain valuable insights from expert-led sessions, workshops, and panel discussions covering a wide range of topics, from sustainable tourism practices to emerging market trends.

The virtual 3D immersive platform will be extensively promoted worldwide and will introduce several innovative features to maximize engagement and interaction. Connect over video conferencing systems hosted on multiple platforms with re-streams, Business card exchange, Product video showcase, Digital Brochure stand, Exhibitor access for booth setup, Exhibitor analytics dashboard, In booth micro webinar option, and more

The GITM is a catalyst for change, driving the transformation towards a more sustainable and inclusive tourism industry.

 

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