Karnataka Tourism to unveil its diverse tourism treasures at IITM Bengaluru 2023
Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Karnataka Tourism is pleased to announce its participation at IITM Bengaluru 2023, a prestigious travel and tourism event scheduled to be held from July 28th to 30th at Tripura Vasini Palace Ground, South Indian city, Bangalore.
This event provides an ideal platform for Karnataka Tourism to showcase the state’s abundant heritage, vibrant culture, and diverse tourism potential to a vast and diverse audience.
IITM is a pioneer in travel-trade exhibitions and provides participants with a platform to connect and accelerate their business by reaching potential customers/ collaborators and other businesses.
The primary objective of this event is to position the state as a comprehensive and top-notch tourism destination, offering a wide range of services. Tourism Service providers from Karnataka will be participating in the exhibition, making it an ideal opportunity to engage with industry professionals, travellers, and potential business partners. The event promises to create lasting impressions and foster collaborations that will further boost Karnataka’s tourism industry.
Karnataka is renowned for its captivating beauty and diverse experiences. It boasts a splendid blend of ancient temples, palaces, historical monuments, hill stations, pristine beaches, wildlife sanctuaries, and national parks. With UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Hampi and Pattadakal, the majestic Mysore Palace, and the intricate Hoysala temples in Belur and Halebidu, Karnataka’s rich history and architectural brilliance are evident.
Having been associated with notable dynasties like Kadamba, Chalukya, Rashtrakuta, Hoysala, Vijayanagara, and Wodeyar, the state’s culture and traditions have been deeply influenced. Karnataka is home to 747 unique protected monuments, offering a glimpse into its glorious past and stand as testaments to its cultural significance and architectural brilliance.
The Western Ghats in Karnataka boast breathtaking landscapes, complemented by 35 wildlife sanctuaries and 5 national parks that showcase diverse flora and fauna. Along its 320-kilometre coastline, Karnataka’s beaches are renowned for their scenic beauty and offer an array of thrilling water sports activities. The state also has stunning hill stations like Coorg, Chikmagalur, Sakaleshpura, and Kodachadri, providing opportunities to explore homestays, savour local coffee and cuisine, and immerse in unique traditions. The best places for Jungle Stays and to spot elephants and tigers are Kabini, Bandipur, Dandeli and Nagarhole.
Karnataka takes pride in its diverse cultural heritage, highlighted by a myriad of festivals like Dasara, Karaga, and Ugadi. These celebrations exemplify the state’s vibrant and colourful traditions. The cuisine of Karnataka is renowned for its mouthwatering and flavorful offerings, encompassing a wide array of vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies. From the ever-popular masala dosas and idlis to the delightful bisi bele bath and nutritious ragi mudde, the state’s culinary delights never fail to tantalize taste buds.
Karnataka’s appeal is further enriched by the bustling city of Bengaluru, often referred to as the IT hub of India. Its well-earned recognition as the Silicon Valley and startup paradise of Asia is attributed to the multitude of startups and unicorns that thrive within its boundaries. The city’s distinctive combination of talent, entrepreneurship, academia, and technological advancements cultivates a dynamic atmosphere, fostering innovation and propelling growth.
Bengaluru and Mysuru serve as prominent hubs for Naturopathy and Yoga, hosting a plethora of Ayurvedic wellness centers that offer a wide range of treatments and therapies, all aimed at promoting holistic health and overall well-being. Karnataka, known for its rich heritage of silks, spices, and sandalwood, is renowned for its beautiful hill stations, mesmerizing waterfalls, revered pilgrimage centers, and a coastline adorned with pristine and untouched beaches. With its diverse and all-encompassing range of tourism landscapes, including archaeology, religious sites, ecotourism, wildlife, and more, the state presents a multitude of experiences for discerning travellers to indulge in.
Karnataka Tourism’s presence at IITM Bengaluru aims to showcase the states diverse and captivating tourism offerings. From exploring archaeology and religious sites to immersing in ecotourism and wildlife adventures, Karnataka stands as a premier tourist destination in India, appealing to travellers throughout the year. At the Karnataka Tourism stand, visitors will have the wonderful opportunity to delve into an array of travel experiences, engage with well-informed representatives, and acquire valuable information to plan their trips. Whether you seek a tranquil escape to the beaches, an exploration of ancient monuments and palaces, thrilling wildlife encounters, or exhilarating scuba diving adventures, the state’s tourism industry is geared to fulfill every traveller’s desires. They will be exhibiting at stand no. P1.