6th International Tourism Mart

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The 6th International Tourism Mart (ITM) was held in Guwahati, Assam.

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, in association with the North Eastern States organised this Mart from 5-7 December, 2017.

The 6th International Tourism Mart, put the spotlight on India’s “Act East Policy”, blossoming ties with ASEAN and the larger East Asia region, home to the world’s rapidly growing economies and India’s emerging tourism markets.

This 6th International Tourism Mart was organised in the North Eastern region with the objective of highlighting the tourism potential of the region in the domestic and international markets.

The North East Region of India comprising the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim, is endowed with diverse tourist attractions and products.

The International Tourism Marts are organised in the North Eastern States on rotation basis. The earlier editions of this mart have been held in Guwahati, Tawang, Shillong, Gangtok and Imphal.