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Tourism Australia's flagship trade event in India, previously titled India Travel Mission (ITM), has been rebranded as Australia Marketplace India.

Australia Marketplace India 2019 will take place in Kochi, Kerala, India from 8 to 11 August, followed by a networking dinner in Mumbai on 12 August. The program includes pre-scheduled meetings between buyers and sellers, and networking events.

The event is an opportunity for representatives from Australian tourism industry to establish business relationships with key qualified travel agencies and tour operators from India, including the main cities of Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune and Kochi.
India market

India is Australia’s 8th largest inbound tourism market. Visitor arrival figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) for 2018 indicate there were 358,000 visitor arrivals from India, the largest number of Indian visitors to Australia in a single year and 18 per cent increase compared to 2017.

Tourism Australia has an office in Mumbai and works closely with its partners to maintain the visibility of Australia amongst target customers and to develop and service the Aussie Specialist Program in India. There are currently 3,101 travel agents/consultants from over 1,900 travel agencies throughout the main markets in India who are qualified Aussie Specialists, and approximately 51 Premier Aussie Specialists.

For more information on the India travel market, please visit our corporate website.