Director Tourism inaugurates India Travel Mart

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 15: Deepika Sharma, Director Tourism Jammu, inaugurated India Travel Mart (ITM) Jammu, India’s leading travel, tourism exhibition and conclave at Hotel Ramada by Wyndham Jammu City Centre, Gulab Singh Marg, near Exhibition Ground, Jammu organized in collaboration with J&K Tourism.
On the occasion, Shokat Mehmood Malik, Joint Director Tourism Jammu, Pran Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Patnitop Development Authority, Ansuya Jamwal, Deputy Director Tourism Publicity Jammu, Riyaz Ahmad Shah, Deputy Director Tourism Kashmir, Hitesh Gupta, Secretary, Jammu Tawi Golf Course Sidhra and many others were present.
Speaking on this occasion, Deepika Sharma said, “Through this mart we want to spread the message that the Jammu & Kashmir is having ample opportunities in tourism may it be leisure, Eco- Tourism, Heritage, Recreation or Adventure. The safety of tourist is our foremost priority and J&K is indeed a blessed region with peace, secure and serene environment.
Rajesh Gupta while addressing the mart focused on revival of tourism in the Union Territory of J&K and urged the media to play a pivotal role in promoting the tourism all across the country.
ITM-Jammu caters to the needs of everybody in terms of vacations, weekend getaways, family holidays, honeymooners, business trips, MICE, Adventure, Wildlife, Desert Safari and Pilgrimage tourisms. The exhibition showcases many State Tourism Boards, Travel Operators, Agents, Travel Portals, Hotels and Resorts.
“With the kind of stressful lives that we lead, a person tends to look for refreshing holidays and unique travel destination to unwind, to simplify this need, we have ITM-Jammu annually where in the customers get specially designed packages and great deals with innumerable choices,” said Ajay Gupta, Managing Director, ITM.
Special attractions of ITM Jammu are travel theme based painting competition for kids, travel quiz for children and special discount for visitors, travelers and corporate by some exhibitors. The opening hour of the exhibition is from 11 AM to 6 PM for all the days (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). Entry is free for all visitors.