International B2B Meets And Trade Fairs

International B2B Meets And Trade Fairs 2019-20

As part of our international marketing strategy, Kerala Tourism is planning to organize B2B Meets and to participate in trade fairs, as per the attached schedule, during the Year 2019-20.

Phase I

# Trade Fairs B2B Meets City/Country Dates
01 Budapest Hungary 16 Sep 2019
02 Warsaw Poland 17 Sep 2019
I PATA Travel Mart, Nur Sultan (Astana) Kazakhstan 18-20 Sep 2019
II ITB Asia, Singapore Singapore 16-18 Oct 2019
3 Tokyo Japan 22 Oct 2019
III JATA Tourism Expo, Osaka Japan 24-27 Oct 2019
4 Helsinki Finland 29 Oct 2019
5 Copenhagen Denmark 30 Oct 2019
IV WTM, London United Kingdom 4-6 Nov 2019
V CITM, Kunming China 15-17 Nov 2019
6 Shanghai China 19 Nov 2019
7 Beijing China 21 Nov 2019
8 Doha Qatar 2 Dec 2019
9 Muscat Oman 3 Dec 2019
10 Abudhabi UAE 5 Dec 2019

Phase II

# Trade Fairs B2B Meets Country Dates
I FITUR, Madrid Spain 22-26 Jan 2020
1 Lyon France 28 Jan 2020
2 Berlin Germany 30 Jan 2020
II Destinations Show, London United Kingdom 30 Jan - 2 Feb 2020
III BIT, Milan Italy 9-11 Feb 2020
3 Geneva Switzerland 12 Feb 2020
4 Brussels Belgium 13 Feb 2020
IV IMTM, Tel Aviv Israel 11-12 Feb 2020
V ITB, Berlin Germany 4-8 Mar 2020
5 Amsterdam Netherlands 10 Mar 2020
6 Milan Italy 11 Mar 2020
7 Madrid Spain 12 Mar 2020
VI Salon Mondial du Tourisme, Paris ( B2C) France 12-15 Mar 2020
8 Moscow Russia 16 Mar 2020
VII MITT Moscow Russia 17-19 Mar 2020
Registration is open for Phase I. Registration date for Phase II will be intimated later.

ELIGIBILITY FOR PARTICIPATION

  1. Tour Operators accredited by Kerala Tourism.
  2. Serviced Villas/Home Stays / Ayurveda Centres, approved/classified by Kerala Tourism.
  3. House Boat service providers with valid license from concerned authority.
  4. Hotels/Resorts situated in Kerala.
  5. * 50% of the total table space will be earmarked for the participants under category 1, 2 & 3 above. Vacancies if any, will be filled up from applicants in category 4.

    * Confirmation of participation will be on first come-first-serve basis.

PARTICIPATION FEE FOR B2B MEETS :

The participation fee per B2B Meet is Rs. 20,000/- (Rupees Twenty Thousand only) / Meet. For those who attend 02 or more meets, the discounted rates are as follows.

  1. 02-05 meets – Rs. 18,000/- PER meet (10 % Discount)
  2. 06-12 meets – Rs. 16,000/- PER meet (20 % Discount)
  3. * GST @ 18% will be applicable.

CO-EXHIBITOR FEE FOR TRADE FAIRS :

  • The co exhibitor fee for the fairs is as follows.

PHASE I

Trade Fairs Country Date Co exhibitor fee (Hotelier) Co exhibitor fee (Tour operator)
I PATA Travel Mart, Nur Sultan (Astana) Kazakhstan 18-20 September 2019 USD 1000 USD 750
II ITB Asia, Singapore Singapore 16-18 October 2019 USD 1500 USD 1000
III JATA Tourism Expo, Osaka Japan 24-27 October 2019 USD 1500 USD 1000
IV WTM, London United Kingdom 4-6 November 2019 GBP 2000 GBP 1500
V CITM, Kunming China 15-17 November 2019 USD 1000 USD 750

PHASE II

Trade Fairs Country Date Co exhibitor fee (Hotelier) Co exhibitor fee (Tour operator)
I FITUR, Madrid Spain 22-26 January 2020 EURO 1500 EURO 1000
II Destinations Show, London United Kingdom 30 January 2020- 2 February 2020 GBP 1250 GBP 1000
III BIT, Milan Italy 9-11 February 2020 EURO 1000 EURO 750
IV IMTM, Tel Aviv Israel 11-12 February 2020 USD 1500 USD 1000
V ITB, Berlin Germany 4-8 March 2020 EURO 2000 EURO 1500
VI Salon Mondial du Tourisme, Paris ( B2C) France 12-15 March 2020 EURO 1250 EURO 750
VII MITT Moscow Russia 17-19 March 2020 EURO 1250 EURO 750

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:

  • Eligible trade partners can register online for Phase I on or before 20th July 2019 5 PM. To register,please click here
  • Space will be allotted on a first-come-first-serve basis.
  • Total number of table space for the B2B Meets: Maximum 15 tables per event
  • Preference will be given to those who had associated with Kerala Tourism in international marketing activities during the last 3 consecutive years.
  • For participation in the B2B Meets, an advance amount of Rs.20,000/- has to be made, irrespective of the number of meets selected. The advance amount will be adjusted against the total participation fee for the meets selected. Final payment should be done on receipt of the invoice from Kerala Tourism.
  • For participation in the trade fairs, a security deposit of Rs.25,000/- per fair has to be made, which will be refunded as cheque/NEFT/RTGS/IMPS after the receipt of the full payment towards the co-exhibitor fee for each fair. The payment of co-exhibitor fee should be done on receipt of the payment instruction from Kerala Tourism from time to time.
  • The payment of advance/security deposit should be made to the below mentioned bank account before registration, and the transaction details should be given while registering.
  • Bank Account No. 37967515383
    Account Name: International Events
    Bank: State Bank of India, Nanthencode Branch
    IFS Code: SBIN0007898

  • The transaction details towards the payment of advance/security deposit amount should match with the details furnished in the registration form.
  • Advance/Security deposits will not be refunded to those who do not make the full payment before the due date, and in case of those who withdraw their participation.
  • Invoice/payment instruction will be sent only to those trade partners who have paid the advance/security deposit amount, and based on the criteria detailed above.

For any help/queries, please contact:
Ramesh T P
Tourist Information Officer
Tel: +91 471 2560427
Mob: +91 9447363538