Mumbai is one of India’s largest metropolitan cities and it is the capital of the state of Maharashtra. The city is one of the most important financial centres in Asia and a hub for entertainment and innovation. With its roots as a major colonial city in the British Empire, Mumbai attracted waves of migrants over the last two centuries and quickly grew into a cosmopolitan city that we know today.
The citizens are an extremely diverse collection of people from all over India, which makes for an incredible melting pot of culture, this is why travel events in Mumbai resonate deeply within the India market. With an estimated population of approximately 20 million, Mumbai is referred to as “The City of Dreams” with people coming here to make things happen. The city has been classed an “Alpha World City” by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, reflecting its position as a centre of global trade, cultural contribution and various other factors. With its natural heritage and modern entertainment, Mumbai is also one of the top 30 most visited cities worldwide, attracting close to 6 million tourists each year. ITB India 2023 is going to be a great stage to showcase the growing economic power of India and this international travel roadshow in Mumbai will show its exciting rise in global tourism.
Over 4,000 weekly flights operated by more than 50 international airlines connect Mumbai to various countries and cities. Approximately 49.8 million passengers passed through Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in 2018. The airport has two passenger terminals. Terminal 1 at Santacruz services domestic passengers of selected low-cost carriers, and the new Terminal 2 at Sahar caters to both international and domestic passengers. The airport is located within the city and it is a convenient distance from the event venue and various other areas of interest. The airport location and general infrastructure important reasons for hosting to travel events in Mumbai.
About The Jio World Convention Center - The country’s largest and most prestigious multi-faceted destination
Opened in 2022, the Jio World Convention Centre is set to be India’s foremost venue for distinguished business and social events including consumer shows, conferences, exhibitions, mega concerts, gala banquets and weddings. The multi-dimensional venue sets global benchmarks in India with transformative spaces, backed by technology. The exhibition and convention spaces span over a total of 269,100 sq. ft and can accomodate over 27,140 guests and that is not including their majestic ballroom and several other meeting spaces. Located in Bandra Kurla Complex, in the heart of Mumbai, visitors and delegates can easily access the surrounding sights during the event days.
Apart from being a commercial hub in India, Mumbai is also an exciting destination for all things leisure. It is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Elephanta Caves, and The Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai. While attending our tourism exhibition in Mumbai, we encourage you to take a look at some of the other attractions in the city.
Gateway of India Mumbai - One of Mumbai’s most iconic structures, the Gateway of India was built in 1911 to welcome the arrival of King George V of The United Kingdom. Now it is stands a monument and the metaphorical gateway to India through the city of Mumbai.
Essel World - A beloved Mumbai institution in its own right, Essel World is a family theme park that sits just outside the city and it is always a great place to go for a day-trip for both visitors and locals alike.
Kala Ghoda Art Precinct - One of the most vibrant and exciting creative neighbourhoods in India, Kala Ghoda is home to museums, art galleries and many other attractions.
Taraporewala Aquarium - India’s oldest aquarium just got a beautiful renovation in 2015 and its beautiful art-deco facade is home to a collection of gorgeous exotic fish.
Hanging Gardens of Mumbai - Located on Malabar Hill in South Mumbai, the Hanging Gardens are a verdant escape peppered with unique vistas of the city’s coastline and skyline.
Siddhivinayak Temple - Built in 1801, Siddhivinayak Temple is one of Mumbai’s most prominent Hindu Temples and it is visited by numerous devotees on a daily basis.
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