9th July 2015
To, All Members,
Dear Colleagues,
The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India is participating at the World Travel Market (WTM), to be held in London from 2nd to 5th November 2015 and have invited the travel industry to participate as co-exhibitors in India Pavilion being set up to showcase the varied tourism destinations and products of the country. The area of the India Pavilion will be over 500 sq. mtr. but final space booked will be determined by the requirement of space by stakeholders and other participants in the Pavilion.
The participation fee in the India Pavilion at WTM 2015 will be conveyed in due course. The space will be offered to co-exhibitors on a first come first served basis.
Members who wish to book space in the India Pavilion at WTM 2015 will be required to deposit an initial amount of Rs.25,000/- to the Ministry of Tourism as their commitment towards participation in the event. This amount needs to be submitted to:-
The Assistant Director, Overseas Marketing Division,
Ministry of Tourism
Government of India
Transport Bhawan,
1 Parliament Street
New Delhi 110001
by way of Demand Draft or Bank Guarantee in favour of the “Pay & Accounts Officer, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, New Delhi” valid for a period of 3 months, with validity to be extended thereafter till full payment for the booth is made. The same would be returned to the stakeholders as and when they make full payment for the booth(s) booked by them in the India Pavilion. In the event of any stakeholder not participating in the event after making a commitment, their Demand Draft would be encashed by the Ministry.
Members who confirm their bookings and pay the initial deposit of Rs.25,000/- by August 07, 2015 will be treated on par and given the advantage for location of their stall, to be determined by a draw of lots. For confirmations received thereafter, stall location will be on first come first served basis which will also be determined by a draw of lots.
Members who are interested should confirm their participation at the earliest and not later than August 07, 2015, along with their space requirement and payment of Rs.25,000/-. Confirmations may be sent by e-mail to Ms. Elizabeth Varte, Assistant Director (Overseas Marketing), on e-mail: elizabeth.varte@nic.in .
With best regards
Rajeev Kohli
Vice President