Category Archives: Exhibitions

The Great Indian Travel Bazaar’18 Starts Tomorrow

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The Great Indian Travel Bazaar’18 Starts Tomorrow

Rajasthan – a state where if you visit once, you cannot take your eyes off. The state of Rajasthan has always something new to offer every time you visit. The different places of tourist interests along with its picturesque beauty have made Rajasthan an important international tourist destination.

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With the enormous increase in the inflow of tourists during the last one year, the tourism industry in India has seen a drastic change. Here is another chapter of Great Indian Travel Bazaar (GITB) 2018 taking place in the fabled Pink City from April 22 to April 24.  The event is being organized by the Department of Tourism, Govt. of Rajasthan; Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). It is supported by leading national and regional associations like Hotels & Restaurant Association of Rajasthan (HRAR), Indian Heritage Hotels Association (IHHA) and Rajasthan Association of Tour Operators (RATO).

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Apart from the host state – Rajasthan, Tourism departments of 9 other statesGujarat, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Punjab and Tamil Nadu are also participating. The main focus during the 3-day travel bazaar will be on inbound tourism. Inbound tourism generally refers to, when a person travels from his/her home to another country for not less than 24 hours and not more than a few months for leisure. The 10th edition will host B2B meetings with over 280 tour operators from around 55 countries.

During the exhibition, do not miss the special showcase of the luxurious train ‘Palace on Wheels’ by the Rajasthan Tourism Department on 23 April at Durgapura Station, Jaipur.

Inaugural Session:22 April’18 at The Lalit, Jaipur

Exhibition: 23-24 April’18 at JECC Jaipur, Jaipur

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Asia’s biggest jewellery event JJS to begin tomorrow

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The much awaited 14th edition of glittering jewellery event –  Jaipur Jewellery Show (JJS 2017) will begin from tomorrow i.e. 22nd December, 2017 at the Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre (JECC) at Sitapura. The 4-day event will be organised on the theme “Ruby… Red, Rare and Royal” this year.

Spread over an area of 1.75 lakh sq. ft, B2C and B2B visitors will get to see more than 800 booths at the mega event. These booths will feature not only brilliant gemstones but also fashion jewellery in its contemporary as well as traditional forms. This was informed by the JJS Convener, Mr. Vimal Chand Surana. He further added that for the first time 3 stalls will be provided to the budding designers in the show by JJS. More than 180 top retailers are to participate in the show.

As per the spokesperson of the show, the JJS will have a new dimension this year in form of the Jaipur Jewellery Design Festival (JJDF). This festival will be an integrated part of the JJS for the first time and will now be a regular annual feature. JJDF will feature elements like talk shows, wall displays, idea café, book launch, bloggers’ meet, seminars and artist workshops. 

Spokesperson of JJS, Mr. Ajay Kala informed that more than 65% booths are made on raw space thereby meaning that they all are designer booths. The exhibitors spend, time and energy to beautify the booth.  Furthermore, there will be free shuttle service for the visitors from Ram Niwas Bagh and SMS Investment Ground to the venue from 9 am to 4 pm. From the JJS venue, the buses will leave from 1 pm to 7 pm. Special business hour timings from 10 am to 1.30 pm have been kept for B2B interactions for the convenience of the jewellers.

Great Indian Travel Bazaar gets underway in Jaipur

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Great India Travel Bazaar, a joint initiative of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), Rajasthan Tourism, and Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, , is the three days B2B travel show that promotes Rajasthan as a preferred tourist destination. The event was inaugurated in Jaipur on Sunday.

The three-day tourism fair was inaugurated by NC Goel, Additional Chief Secretary – Tourism, Government of Rajasthan in the presence of Suman Billa, Jt. Secretary – Tourism, Government of India, and Jyotsna Suri, Chairperson, Tourism Committee of FICCI.

The highest priority to tourism infrastructure in the State is assured by the tourism department ministers during the event. Rajasthan has already submitted proposals to the Union Tourism Ministry to the tune of Rs. 500 crores for developing innovative circuits like Spiritual, Heritage, Mega Desert, Tribal and Eco-Adventure. Some infrastructure projects under the schemes of PRASAD and SWADESH were also being developed.

Owing to the development of infrastructure as well as an aggressive and creative marketing campaign, in the year 2016, Rajasthan registered an impressive growth of domestic tourist arrivals by 18% while that of foreign tourist arrivals by 3 %. In the current year, the tourist arrival trends are suggesting even better growth.

There has been an impressive growth of foreign tourist arrivals in the country to the tune of 11% and around 9% in domestic tourist arrivals in 2016, said Billa. The trend in initial months of 2017 indicate a growth of 16%. The primary reason for a quantum jump in the tourist arrivals was also owing to the introduction electronic visa facility.

GITB is the most significant platform and the sole promoter of Inbound Tourism in India. Giving a snapshot of GITB over the past few years the Chairperson of Tourism, Jyotsana Suri  highlighted that the number of buyers have increased from 260 to 275. There has also been significant rise in the number of B2B meetings from 3000 to 10,800 since it began.

Lagan-Mandap Wedding and Lifestyle Exhibition in Jaipur

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No celebration of love, friendship and relations in the world is bigger than a wedding. In India where family ties and celebrations of relations play such an important part in one’s life, weddings are celebrated with great fervor as a beautiful union of two families.

To get a better access of all the requisites of a wedding celebration, Lagan Mandap wedding and lifestyle exhibition – One of the city’s best wedding and lifestyle exhibition is here again in Rajasthan’s capital city- Jaipur with the best of fashion. Lagan Mandap showcases a dedicated wedding collection in clothing, accessories, venues, catering and other things related to wedding. It is  a one stop solution for all of you, who are planning a wedding.

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As the name suggests,  the exhibition aims to cater complete solutions for all your wedding needs. The event will continue for two days bearing counters for décor, beauty, food ideas, makeup, clothing and accessories, various theme based aids and all the current party ensembles.

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Lagan Mandap is the perfect opportunity for those getting married soon to get a taste of all the elements they could effectuate at their wedding. Visit with your family so that all could pitch in a couple of ideas based on their judgment.

The members of the management team of Lagan Mandap would be there at the venue for all two days to answer your queries and make arrangements for further communications if you choose to.

To enjoy a better element of the colorful state of Rajasthan, we suggest that you plan a trip coinciding with the dates of the exhibition. Places to visit in Jaipur include the Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Amer Fort, Birla Temple, etc.

Address : Holiday Inn Jaipur City Centre, No.1, Sardar Patel Marg, Near Nehru Sahkar Bhawan, C – Scheme, 22 Godam Circle, Jaipur, India

Date: 21st April – 22nd April

Venue: Holiday Inn

Images Courtesy: Lagan Mandap

10 not to be missed April Events in Jaipur

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April is an important month that marks the beginning of a new financial year. Although, April is not just about a new financial beginning, it’s a whole new month of the beginning of new events, exhibitions, launches and celebrations. As the new fashion collections hit the stores be ready to shop for your new wardrobe. At the same time, we bring to you many new exhibitions and other events, where you can shop and have a great time with your friends and family respectively.

1.) Colorstrokes –  Colorstrokes, a popular fashion and lifestyle exhibition is here with its summer edition. Get ready to check out the latest collections by designers from Jaipur and other cities, who will showcase amazing collections of clothing, accessories and handicrafts.

Date: 1st April – 2nd April

Venue: Diggi palace

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2.) NU Hub – NU Hub, a one stop solution for all your healthy food requirements, is all set to open up at C-Scheme, Jaipur. Now you can eat as much as you want without worrying about those extra calories.

Date: 2nd April

Venue: Landmark building, Ahinsa Circle

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3.) Aamelia Exhibition – The ultra luxurious Aamelia exhibition is here to keep your wardrobe glamorous as ever. Renowned designers from Lakme Fashion Week and India Fashion Week will be here to present their collections at the exhibition. Don’t forget to visit here and pamper yourself with all the shopping.

Date: 3rd April

Venue: Shahi Bagh, Rambagh Palace.

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4.) TattletalesFashion, Design, Food and Music are the key features that define this event. The 3rd edition of this amazing and fun exhibition, promises triple the fun and many activities & performances.

Date: 7th April – 8th April

Venue: Grand Uniara

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5.) Shakespeare Comedy Theater Festival – Featuring some of the biggest names in theater industry like Ranveer Shorey, Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak and many more, Shakespeare Comedy Theater festival comes to Jaipur. The city is set to see performances: Macbeth: what is done is done and Hamlet – The clown prince, at the festival.

Date: 9th April

Venue: B.M. Birla Auditorium

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6.) The Tale Tellers @ Oven the bakery – A bundle of interesting tales await you at this event being organized at Oven the Bakery. If you enjoy listening to tales and also love to spin one of your own, then this is the place for you.

Date: 9th April

Venue: Oven the Bakery

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7.) Jaipur Komedians Open Mic – Now, who doesn’t love to sit and relax while the best of comedians perform and tickle your funny bone? Jaipur gets an opportunity to be a part of an amazing stand-up comedy event and get a dose of laughter, the best medicine.

Date: 14th April

Venue: Celebrazio

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8.) Maahi Roj 5th Edition – While we all celebrate different events of life it is important that we do not forget to do our bit for sustainable living. Maahi Roj, an event by Anantaya, focuses on sustainable living and promotes the same through Interactive Workshops, Heritage Walks, Inspiring Talks and Cultural Tours, in order to create an understanding about how we can pay tribute to Planet Earth.

Date: 14th April

Venue: Narain Niwas

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9.) Lagan Mandap wedding and lifestyle exhibition – One of the city’s best wedding and lifestyle exhibition is here again with the best of fashion. Lagan Mandap showcases a dedicated wedding collection in clothing, accessories, venues, catering and other things related to wedding. It is  a one stop solution for all of you, who are planning a wedding.

Date: 21st April – 22nd April

Venue: Holiday Inn

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10.) Rajasthan Real estate Expo – One of the most important element of a beautiful life, your home, is exactly what this event focuses at. Hosted by CREDAI Rajasthan the event will have the leading real estate developers and the their projects, showcased at the event. All you need to do is come to the event and leave with the dream home of your choice.

Date: 21st April

Venue: Ambedkar Circle, Jaipur

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Get ready for an eventful April 2017.

JAIPUR PHOTO EVENT- a contemporary display of photography and modern art

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Imagine taking a walk across the most wonderfully designed heritage structures and buildings in Rajasthan, and then chancing upon contemporary art in the form of picture perfect photographs.  That sounds interesting isn’t it?

Well, here’s some good news: this is not just a fraction of your imagination but actually takes place at the Jaipur Photo Event.   So then be its magnificent forts, shimmering lakes,  handsome palaces, compelling historic structures, fascinating markets, colorful people, there are plenty subjects that do not let your camera leave its charm to capture frames, and Jaipur Photo is that event, which will delight your senses and shutterbugs.

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Held last year in the month of February, this year again to celebrate our love for the camera, Jaipur is hosting the second edition of Jaipur Photo–  a 10-day festival from 24th February to 5th March 2017. The event will be celebrated across the Pink City such as the Hawa Mahal, Albert Hall Museum and Jawahar kala Kendra. Photographs printed in large formats of national & international photographers will be displayed that will eventually transform the Pink City into a Photographer’s Paradise.

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The event witnesses internationally renowned guest curators set up this exceptional display. It is not only a great platform for photography enthusiasts but is also known to propagate contemporary visual culture. These admirable pictures will teleport you into a different world altogether.

Art on Wheels by Jaipur Art Summit and Uber

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In another step towards appreciating art and making it accessible to more people, Jaipur Art Summit in collaboration with Uber, has come up with a unique platform, Art on Wheels. The platform is set to give artists from Rajasthan a chance to woo the city dwellers through their art, which will be seen running across the city streets displayed on Uber cars. This innovative campaign has been fashioned to celebrate creativity and to promote and encourage young talent from Rajasthan.

Uber, the urban way of travelling, that has changed the meaning of mobility for millions of people across the world and India, is all set to bring the artists of Rajasthan to the fore by introducing their art on more then 100 Uber vehicles.

The flagging off of the event that launched this initiative took place today at Ravindra Manch at 2:00 P.M. The artwork, converted into vinyl stickers, can be seen displayed on the bonnets of these cars. Inside each of these cars one can find interesting information related to the artist and Jaipur Art Summit.

Not only this, riders using these cars for travel will also get many surprises. Uber has rolled out some very amazing gifts for travelers of, Art on Wheels. The first among those who will get to ride these particular Art on Wheel, cars(available through Uber Go Option on Uber App)  will get two rides absolutely free.  On taking minimum 3 rides from now until Dec 2, 2016 with the #ARTONWHEELS promo code, riders stand a chance to win 10 custom made paintings by local artists. Not only this on 3rdDecember between 12PM – 3PM, riders across the three cities will be able to see a new view on their app called ‘UberART’ which they can use as an option to book  aride and also to experience an #ARTONWHEELS car at the push of a button.

We are sure you cannot wait anymore for your next Uber ride.