The Principal Secretary, Tourism, Government of Rajasthan, Mr. Kuldeep Ranka on Monday took a review of the preparations of the Rajasthan Domestic Travel Mart 2018 (RDTM) at the Parayatan Bhawan. The mega travel event is scheduled to be held in Jaipur from 20 to 22 July. While the inaugural function will be held at Hotel Clarks Amer on 20 July evening, B2B meetings and the exhibition will be held at the Birla Auditorium on 21 and 22 July.
Mr. Ranka said that RDTM was a prestigious travel event with tour operators and travel writers coming from as many as 29 States. He directed the officers present from the Traffic Police, Jaipur Nagar Nigam, Airport Authority, Archaeology and Museums, Jaipur Discom to ensure proper arrangements in terms of cleanliness, beautification, traffic control and uninterrupted supply of power at both hotel Clarks Amer and Birla Auditorium during the event. The tour operators during the FAM tour of the State post the mart will get free access to the museums in the State.
The Director Tourism, Government of Rajasthan, Mr. Pradeep Kumar Borar was also present along with senior officers of the Department.
Earlier, a presentation was given by the General Secretary of Federation of Hospitality and Tourism of Rajasthan (FHTR), Mr. Gyan Prakash about the event. It is to be recalled that the first ever RTDM is being held for transacting business opportunity between domestic buyers and Rajasthan sellers. The Executive Member of FHTR, Mr. Mohan Singh Mertia and Treasurer, FHTR, Mr. Virendra Singh Shekhawat were also present.
Rajasthan Domestic Travel Mart (RDTM) has been organized by the Department of Tourism in association of Federation of Hospitality and Tourism of Rajasthan (FHTR). The Mart is being supported by numerous industry associations of Rajasthan like – Hotel & Restaurant Association of Rajasthan (HRAR), Indian Heritage Hotels Association (IHHA) and Rajasthan Association of Tour Operators (RATO) and National Associations like – IATO, ADTOI, TAAI, TAFI, ATOAI, ICPB, ETAA.