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Why attend KTM

As a Buyer at KTM, you will have unprecedented access to Kerala’s innovative and diverse tourism products. What is perhaps more important is the opportunity you’ll get to interact face to face and do business with an unmatched range of sellers and the entrepreneurs behind them.


“This is to thank you warmly.
My experience with KTM visit in 2006 was excellent. I learnt a lot and greatly enjoyed  all the contacts which were made available.
It was wonderful to visit the State of Kerala and realize the wealth and diversity that this part of India has to offer to WORLD TOURISM.
The warmth of the people, the quality of the services, the professionalism of the organization made this event absolutely unique and unforgettable.
I  will definitely pass the knowledge I gathered during this trip to possible clients who are looking for the best into culture, gastronomy, quality, romance, variety etc... I do believe now that they can get it all in Kerala .THANK YOU AGAIN AND BRAVO” 

- Francoise Cornu, President, Celestial Voyagers, New York, USA


“It gives me an immense pleasure to state that you had given an opportunity to explore Kerala through KTM 2006. 
It was a great experience to interact each and every seller personally at their respective stalls, and also by visiting few of their properties.
I really appreciate you for the hospitality and the arrangements made  to make the program a grand success”. 

- Sandeep Negi, Holiday Planner, Nagpur, Maharashtra


“First of all, let me congratulate on KTM 2006 - it was a very good show and I think that it gave some very good and first-hand information on new products in Kerala. Of course, it's also very good to meet so many people form the trade. I would also like to point out the "opening ceremony" which was outstanding and of course the big party at Marari Beach Resort. I'm sure that these kind of  events help everybody to get to know each other better and to make new friends outside the business-like atmosphere of KTM”. 
- Andy Zgraggen - intens travel,  Zürich / Switzerland


The ongoing Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) has seen a demand of resorts, especially on the backwaters, according to a cross-section of participants at the mart. 
Financial Express 5 Oct.2002


The Kerala Travel Mart (KTM), is at a definite advantage because of its status of being the only fair of its kind to focus on Kerala as a whole.
The Hindu 28 Sep. 2004 


Inspiring responses

“ KTM is an excellent show as one is able to discover everything about Kerala in just one place – new hotels, new packages and new ideas of travel. Since people from all aspects of the Kerala Tourism industry participate, one gains a full picture of the State’s tourism infrastructure.”
Mary – Anne Denison-Pender
Mahout Ltd., London UK


“ As a specialist, we visit Kerala regularly. But I still find it useful to attend the KTM… invariably I’ll find someone at a stand offering something that I was previously unaware of. That, plus the ability to see so many friends under one roof means this is one show I won’t miss”.
Diana Syrett
Kerala Connections Ltd., UK


One of the ten paradises in the world - National Geographic Traveller
State of enlightenment - National Geographic Traveller
One of the 100 great trips for the 21st century - Travel & Leisure
Where India flows at a relaxed pace - The New York Times
Voyage of Enchanting Hours - Condé Nast Traveller
Worth the Journey - Time
Seductive - Weekend Financial Times, London
Truly God's Own Country - Sir Paul McCartney
Kerala's real pull lies in the rich masala of it's cities and its milder backwaters - The Guardian - Travel

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