UBM India, India’s leading B2B exhibitions organiser, is all set to bring in the 26th edition of SATTE, South Asian Travel and Tourism Exchange from January 16 to 18, 2019 at the new venue - India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, Delhi – NCR. This year SATTE has bagged an excellent response with market leaders increasing their stand size.
In terms of National Tourism Offices (NTOs), Qatar, Tunisia, Cyprus, Iceland, Canada and Myanmar amongst others are participating in SATTE for the first time for its 26th edition. Moreover, there has also been increased participation from Thailand, Azerbaijan, Dubai, Singapore, Visit Russia, Malaysia, Abu Dhabi, Indonesia, Oman, China, Nepal and Sri Lanka have significantly increased their participation for the 2019 edition. State tourism boards like Uttarakhand, Kerala, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab, Andaman & Nicobar and many more have shown support by increasing their participation for SATTE 2019.
Even private players are not shying away in increasing their participation size in 2019. Players like RezLive, Red Apple Travel, Udaan India, Absolute Hospitality Services, Cruise Carrot, Royal Arabian, Rayna Tours and Travel, Volshebny, Treebo, Travel Boutique Online, Akbar Travels Online and Akbar Holidays, EaseMyTrip have confirmed their increased participation with more players still looking for bigger space.
This year, the exhibition has witnessed a tremendous response from the industry with participation from over 1,000 exhibitors and representation from over 50 countries and 90 cities from across India. SATTE always provides a comprehensive platform to domestic and international buyers and professionals from across the travel, tourism and hospitality industry along with National and State Tourism Boards (NTOs and STOs) to congregate and conduct business, arrive at solution-driven innovations to counteract economic uncertainties, and promote inbound, outbound and domestic tourism in India. SATTE has grown hand-in-hand with the consistent support of the Ministry of Tourism as well as all State Tourism Ministries and the Indian travel and tourism fraternity in totality.
The three-day expo will witness several exciting partnerships and announcements that promise to augur in new trends in the industry. SATTE 2019 is also witnessing a record-breaking participation from domestic and international buyers. The expo expects footfalls from a wide range of visitors that comprise tour operators, travel agents, wedding planners, corporate travel decision makers, potential Investors in the field of hospitality, leisure and travel industries as well as location planners from leading Television and Film production houses.
While Thailand, Malaysia, Dubai and Sri Lanka are partner countries, Indonesia is the feature destination and Azerbaijan is the focus country for SATTE 2019. Partner states for SATTE 2019 are Rajasthan, Goa, Gujarat, West Bengal, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh is the host state for SATTE 2019. SATTE is also in discussion with few more countries and states to become the partner countries and states for SATTE 2019.