Tourism Marketplace, the first of its kind hospitality b2b event platform in Kolkata was held at The Lalit Great Eastern, Kolkata.
The event had over 41 top end hospitality majors- renowned brands participatating & showcasing their property and services to a diverse segment of buyers from the Corporates, professional agencies from the travel-tour, wedding planners, mice organisers and event organising spectrum amongst others.
Tourism Marketplace is an initiative of Ark Hospitality Services, which is helmed by Amit Nag and Kanchan Deopa, both professional hoteliers with a vast knowledge and a combined experience of over 55 years in the field.
According to Kanchan Deopa, “The Indian tourism & hospitality industry has emerged as one of the key drivers of growth among the services sector in India, with a predicted total addressable travel market close to USD 40 billion by 2020.” Kanchan further adds that “This dynamic growth is being driven by emerging Tier II & Tier III cities from across India with East of India contributing as the fastest growing business source market.”
Tourism Marketplace is a single B2B platform where sellers from the Indian & Global hospitality fraternity will meet and transact business with over 100+ regional buyers from the respective region where the marketplace is being held.
The next event is slated to be held at Gauhati in November, 2017 and thereafter at Patna in December 2017, It will be the first tourism meet of its kind in the Capital City of Bihar.