Event Capital Enters Travel Exhibition Space with Launch of Times Travel Show & Backpackers Summit
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Business Events | February 24, 2018 | News
Event Capital Deepak Choudhary
After launching successful event intellectual properties like Bollywood Music Project, India Kids Fashion Week, Edutainment Show and others, Event Capital (a Laqshya Media Group Company) is introducing first of its kind travel exhibition titled the “Times Travel Show” and Backpackers Summit 2018.
The event will be held on February 24th & 25th 2018 at MMRDA Grounds, BKC Mumbai, 11:00 am onwards. The Times Travel Show is curated to offer corporate MICE, trade members, trade professionals, and business travellers, backpackers, holiday travellers, and adventures, a platform to witness the offerings made by various travel agents, hotels/resorts, airlines, cruise liners and many more. It is a one-stop platform for information, discussion and entertainment related to travel.
The Times Travel Show will witness a host of industry leaders from the hospitality and the travel industry who will give visitors a broadened outlook of domestic and international travel. The Backpackers Summit 2018 will hold a number of panel discussions presided by various industry professionals covering a wide range of topics like Travel IPs, Solo Travel, Adrenaline Seekers, wildlife tourism to name a few.
The event property has been curated is in association with ATTOI, IAAI, IATO, ATOM, TAFI, EETA and OTOAI.
Cox & King, SOTC, Thomas Cook, Anchaviyo, WTFARES, Club Mahindra, NEEM, Adventure Point, Wood Land, ATOM, Olive Travel, Itraveleo, Godrej Securities, Rite Bite, GEM, Hans Sport N Adventure Point Pvt. Ltd, Korean Air, NCL, JEEP, Mercury Holidays, Visa World India, Vacation Exotica, Club 7, Natventure Holidays Pvt. Ltd, Nature Trails Resorts Pvt. Ltd, letscampout Campground Pvt. Ltd, Travel Krafters, Treat Resorts, WTFares, Hansa Adventure and Anchavio Resorts are some of the exhibitors showcasing their offerings to the B2B as well as B2C audiences at the event this year.
The key speakers at the event will be Divyanshu Ganatra (Blind Paraglider & Cyclist), Rashmi Chadha (Wovoyage - Making India safe for Solo women travellers and women groups), Archana Sardana (First female Indian civilian base jumper & skydiver), Yashas Mitta (Co-Founder - Mukha & Untold), Sachin Rai (Co-Founder & COO, Toehold Travel & Photography), Sumitra Senapaty (Founder- Women on Wanderlust), Matthew Hairsnape (Founder & MD - Beats Travel), Rohith Subramanian (Biker/Travel blogger), Mike Roy (Eco-friendly World Cyclist - Three Rule Ride), Yeshwant Rao Holkar, (Founder - Umoja : Making Travel Accessible for the Disabled), Jaytirth Ahya (Founder - The Experience Co + The RTX Project), Shubh Mukherjee (Travel blogger), Sarvesh Shrivastava (Musician- Travels to collaborate and create culturally influenced music), Hoshner & Ambika (Travel Bloggers - The reDiscovery Project), Bittu Sahgal (Editor, Sanctuary Asia and Founder, Sanctuary Nature Foundation), Prahlad Kakkar (Founder – Lacadives).
Apart from the exciting activities at the event the visitors at the event will also get a chance to see travel focused movie screenings like The Largest Cave on Earth, Breathe, The Forest Man, Twenty-Eight Feet, Hit the Road and North of the Sun.
Additionally, to give the adrenaline rush to the visitors there will be an adventure zone organized by Event Capital where sports like Rock Climbing, Air Rifle Shooting, Segway, Body Zorb, Dart, Bungee Run, Zorb Roller, Slackline act and origami were conducted for the visitors.
Commenting on the launch of yet another event IP, Deepak Choudhary, Founder & Director, Event Capital shared, “We are thrilled to introduce another IP under our umbrella in the form of the Times Travel Show. The Indian travel industry is skyrocketing, and we are glad to have stepped in at the right time. This show is going to be a single stop for all those interested in travel, irrespective of how they travel. From a backpacker to a luxury traveller to an adventure junkie; there are packages and consultations for everyone. For all those seeking inspiration, we have also curated the Backpackers Summit, featuring travellers and the who's who of the travel industry. We are also conducting numerous workshops to help people travel better.”
The event will be held on February 24th & 25th 2018 at MMRDA Grounds, BKC Mumbai, 11:00 am onwards.