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The Minister for Tourism, Mr Kadakampally Surendran, announced that the 11th edition of Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) will commence on 24 September 2020 with Inaugration. The event will be held from 25th - 27th at Sagara and Samudrika convention centres of Cochin Port Trust in Willingdon Island. It will focus on finding global buyers and exploring new markets for Champions Boat League (CBL), adventure tourism, and Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE).  

The following members were selected to the Managing Committee of KERALA TRAVEL MART SOCIETY for the year 2019-21 in the election held on 24th August 2019 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Ernakulam.

Position Held                          Name of Person                                                 Organization

President                                   Mr.Baby Mathew                                                 Somatheeram Research Institute And

KTM 2018, the tenth edition of the Kerala Travel Mart will be held from 27th to 30th September, 2018 at Kochi, INDIA. This was formally announced by Sri Kadakampally Surendran - Minister for Tourism, Govt. of Kerala, at a Press conference held on 31st Oct'17 at Trivandrum. The Buyers Pre-registration will commence in January'18. 

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KTM 2016: One Lakh Business Meetings over three days

Kochi, September 30: Over the course of three highly productive days, KTM 2016, the ninth edition of the Kerala Travel Mart (KTM), witnessed around one lakh business meetings – both scheduled and unscheduled. The Mart concluded on Friday.

KTM, the largest conclave of tourism stakeholders in the state and the only such gathering in India focusing on a single destination, saw 60,000 meetings over the first two days.


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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