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Utazas Travel-Expo 2020 and a Session on travel, trade and tourism

Posted on: March 05, 2020 | Back | Print

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Embassy of India in partnership with India tourism office, Paris participated in the Utazas travel and tourism fair in Budapest on February 27- March 01, 2020. Utazas travel expo is one of the largest travel and tourism fair in the region held annually in Budapest. More than 40 countries and other stakeholders from tourism and travel industry participated in the event.

2. On the eve of the event, the Mission also organized a discussion on tourism and Indian economy which was attended by the representatives of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ministry of Innovation and Technology, travel and tourism fraternity and Indian companies in Budapest. Ambassador Shri Kumar Tuhin gave an overview of the latest development in the field of Indian economy, including on the recently presented Union Budget 2020-21.

3. The Indian pavilion at Utazas travel fair was inaugurated by Ambassador Kumar Tuhin on February 27 along with Director of the International department of HUNGEXPO Ms. Klara Tihanyi. The Tourism office, Paris accompanied by three co-exhibitors presented highlights of Indian tourism sector in a 36 sqm India pavilion. Amrita Shergil Cultural Centre of the Embassy of India showcased a fusion of Indian dance and music to the delight of the visiting public. Several b-2-b meetings were held by exhibitors during two days and heightened interest and awareness was generated on the Indian’s tourism sector.

4. It may be mentioned here that tourism is one of the key vertical of India-Hungary bilateral relationship witnessing rapid growth during recent few year. Efforts are being made by both the sides to increase the two-way flow of tourism and people-to-people contact by organizing various roadshows, and events.