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Discover Karnataka at the exclusive ‘Karnataka Tourism Roadshow’ in Surat

With an aim to increase tourists from Gujarat, the Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka had organized a Roadshow February 4, 2019 at Taj Gateway, Surat – Dumas Rd, Ambika Niketan, Athwa, Surat, Gujarat,

to promote tourist places, hotels, resorts, homestays and service providers from Karnataka.

This exclusive B2B Roadshow had over 15 travel agents from Karnataka and over 125 discerning trade partners from Surat. The event was aimed at showcasing Karnataka which succeeded in being one of the most vibrant editions that the Karnataka Tourism had ever seen.

The main objective of Karnataka Tourism is to promote the state as a Leisure, MICE and Wedding Destination in the Indian market. The Karnataka Tourism Department organized a One-Day Roadshow to meet with travel agents and tour operators in the Surat market on the 4th February 2019, Taj Gateway, Surat – Dumas Rd, Ambika Niketan, Athwa, Surat, Gujarat.

The Roadshow will have B2B interactions and presentations that will showcase the destination and also open up new avenues in bringing the destination in new light to the travel and trade agents. The Roadshow brought together different aspect of the tourism product such as Natural beauty, adventure, pilgrimage, cultural heritage, and many more to the Surat and Gujarat market.


Karnataka – One State, Many Worlds, which is well known for silk, milk, coffee, honey and many more is being showcased in a magnificent manner through 25 different boutiques, each displaying tourism circuits, handicrafts, cuisines, art, craft, culture, handlooms, etc. from Karnataka. Famed Mysuru silk, Dharwad kasuthi, rosewood inlay, and sandalwood articles, ganjifa paintings, mirror embroidery, Spices, Bidriware, terracotta items, honey, wine etc.

The State offers an avid traveller a vast range of tourism landscapes including heritage, archaeology, religion, wildlife/ecotourism and handicrafts.
The Roadshow presents the right platform for the suppliers to provide information, and to interact directly with India’s leading tour operators, key decision-makers from the industry, airline representatives and travel agents.

Package Tours from KSTDC:

Mr. Giriraja, Tour Manager from KSTD said “the department has introduced new package tours to fit the specific needs of tourists which were designed taking into consideration the requirements of the tourists and KSTDC would help plan the entire itinerary providing a seamless tour experience. Services offered in the package include transport, accommodation and sightseeing. We are also offering online booking facilities on our site www.kstdc.co”.