Published on: January 18, 2023 @ 19:22
Reporter: Aniruddha Pal
SPT News, Kolkata, 18 January: Efforts have been initiated at the government and private level to promote the tourism and travel industry. After the corona pandemic, the improvement of this trend is observed. Keeping an eye on that, a grand event of tourism and travel business is going to start in Kolkata from tomorrow. Named Global Panorama Showcase, it is a premium business networking event. The event is being held at the Lalit Great Eastern Hotel in Kolkata for the next two days. Mr. Harmandeep Singh Anand, Chief Person of the event said that all those involved in the travel and tourism business participating in the event will benefit. Travel Agents Federation of India or TAFI Chairman (Eastern India) Mr. Anil Punjabi is very optimistic about this event.
The event provides a platform to understand the tourism potential of the region- Mr. Harmandeep Singh Anand
Mr. Harmandeep Singh Anand told Sangbad Prabhakar Times that the Global Panorama Showcase is starting tomorrow Thursday at the Lalit Great Eastern Hotel in Kolkata. This event will end on Friday, January 20, 2023. Basically business-to-business trade shows will be organized here. The event provides a platform for interaction between travel traders and tour operators and to understand the business and tourism potential of the region. Members of various tour operator organizations, various tourism boards, airline companies, hoteliers will also participate. Harmandeep Singh Anand also said that they have been organizing this event in Kolkata since 2016.
Purpose of GPS
To boost both domestic and international travel demand, the Global Panorama Showcase has announced its edition for 2023 in 13 cities across the country. The Global Panorama Showcase (GPS) is an initiative to uncover the tourism potential of Tier II and Tier III cities in India. GPS provides an opportunity for the travel trade to meet, network, educate and conduct business with tourism suppliers, hotels, DMCs, technology providers, airlines, cruise companies, tourism boards etc.
Also to create and strengthen brand awareness. To develop new markets. Identifying and attracting new partners and distributors along with distribution channels. Also providing coverage for existing distributors is also one of the aims of this event. .
This event is very productive – Anil Punjabi
Anil Punjabi, chairman of Travel Agents Federation of India or TAFI, told SPT – GPS is a very good platform for travel business. This event is very productive. From tour operators to hoteliers, various tourism boards can plan their own business as well as many businessmen are met here. This event is very good platform for travel business. They give us importance every time here.
What’s in the event?
Registration, inauguration, product presentation and educational seminars will be held on the first day i.e. January 19, 2023 of this two-day event. On the second day i.e. January 20, B2B event will be held for trade and corporate buyers.
The first day will discuss the GPS Hybrid Networking Hub opportunity along with the inaugural launch. Team Visit Britain will give a presentation on Destination UK. Team Travcare will give a presentation about Explore South Africa. Global Travel Seamless Connectivity – This topic will be presented by Team Next Cellular. Team Vertil will also talk about the direct connectivity of global airlines with NDC. Team Trans Globe will talk about the business of starting your studies abroad, Team Lotus Voyager will shed light on Explore Eastern Europe. There is also more.
In other cities that will be
Cities in India where GPS is going to organize their next event are – Bhubaneswar, Nagpur, Lucknow, Pune. This year will be held between January to March. July to December will be held in Ahmedabad, Kochi, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Guwahati.