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Karnataka Tourism receives overwhelming response at ATM Dubai 2023

Karnataka Tourism at ATM Dubai 2023

Arabian Travel Market is one of the largest travel trade shows in the Middle East, held from 1st to 4th May 2023 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The main objective of Karnataka’s participation was to showcase the state’s cultural heritage and promote Karnataka as a preferred tourism destination in the Middle East market.

Tourism Service providers from Karnataka present at the event were; Skyway International Travels, Gamyam Ayurveda and Yoga Retreat, Paul John Resorts & Hotels and Niraa Wellness. They exhibited their services and engaged with potential customers at the event by showcasing the state’s diverse tourism offerings. Karnataka Tourism aimed to attract more visitors from the Middle East market and strengthen Karnataka’s position as a top tourism destination.

Karnataka Tourism at ATM Dubai 2023

The Government was represented through its Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka, KSTDC (Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation), and Jungle Lodges and Resorts.

The Karnataka stand was inaugurated, by the Ambassador of India to UAE, Sunjay Sudhir, in the presence of other Karnataka Tourism stakeholders.

Karnataka is a land of diverse cultures, heritage, and natural beauty. The state is home to ancient temples, palaces, monuments, hill stations, beaches, wildlife sanctuaries, and national parks. Karnataka is also a hub for information technology, biotechnology, and aerospace industries. The state has a diverse cultural heritage and celebrates a range of festivals, including Dasara, Karaga, and Ugadi, which showcase the vibrant and colourful cultural traditions of the state.

It is a land lived, ruled and enriched by renowned dynasties like the Kadamba, Chalukya, Rashtrakuta, Hoysala, Vijayanagara and Wodeyar dynasties. It is also home to 747 unique protected monuments, temples and palaces viz. Bidar, Badami, Gol Gumbaz, Aihole, Belur, Halebid, and Shravanbelagola.

Arabian Travel Market 2023 proved to be highly successful for Karnataka Tourism. The event saw an overwhelming response from the Middle East market, with several visitors and trade partners expressing their interest in Karnataka’s tourism offerings. Over 200 trade visitors and travel professionals visited the Karnataka Tourism exhibit and had B2B meetings during the four-day event.

Karnataka Tourism received a positive response in the Middle East region, and the state’s participation has highlighted its unique tourism offerings which will generate interest in travel to Karnataka.