The 4th edition of Global Panorama Showcase Nagpur was extremely successful and registered an increase in Visitor footfalls from Central India. The event was followed by adding on 4 new shows into the portfolio namely; GPS Ahmedabad, GPS Chandigarh, GPS Kolkata and GPS Coimbatore. GPS 2016 saw a combined unique travel trade visitor registration of over 3000 people, firmly cementing GPS as a Premier B2B Travel event to recon with for the Tier 2 & Tier 3 Cities of India.
GPS 2017, the Premier B2B Travel Trade event for Tier 2 & Tier 3 cities of India will take place in 6 cities namely; Nagpur, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Kochi and Pune. GPS will continue to offer important industry trends and relevant knowledge to the industry with one day dedicated to learning and workshops, alongside the business meetings that will take place over the three days.
Harmandeep Singh Anand – Co Founder said, “GPS 2016 being a runaway success saw attendance from leaders of travel community in the Tier 2 & Tier 3 Cities. The format of the event is specially designed to empower and knowledge share various topics, issues and products that will have a positive impact on day to day business and benefit the trade in the region”.
“For the Nagpur edition, we will launch Voluntourism packages as we have identified a few NGO's in the region to work with, this will also help travel agents put forth an interesting tour product for the region, that will include wildlife and community service together with local sightseeing. We will also get a local travel industry expert to speak and highlight the tourism products that available in the region and how to make it available to the industry and also to throw light about the regions traveller behavior in the context of domestic as well as outbound tourism.” says Raju Akolkar, CEO
“Tourism is a key contributor to our economy, not only on a national level but also regional level,” says Madhu Saliankar – Sales & Marketing Director. GPS provides an opportunity to launch new destinations/ products/packages and reach out to the travel fraternity directly and understand the business potential of the region. Our target for GPS 2017 will be to put forth an array of varied exhibitors who will promote both Domestic as well as Outbound Tourism Products.