In an attempt create adequate tourism
infrastructure and to woo both domestic and international tourists, Odisha in
association with Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(FICCI) will organize a three-day Odisha Travel Bazaar (OTB) from October
The basic objective of Odisha Tourism is
to create adequate infrastructure within the state, attract more tourists and
lengthen their stay in Odisha and promote and market its products in the source
markets as a preferred destinations, said Ashok Panda, minister for tourism.
About 40 Foreign Tour Operators, 20
Inbound Operators and 10 Domestic Tour Operators and selected air line
operators are likely to participate. This is an exclusive B2B event of hosted
buyers and sellers state are taking part in the event as sellers.
Odisha Tourism is redefining its
strategies to promote its destinations by inviting more tour operators, travel
agents, travel writers, TV team, etc through its hospitality programmes to
educate them about the state and promote it.