15th edition of holiday expo is being organised in the city, to reach out travel professionals in Tier II and Tier III cities and explore the potential of cities. The three-day event, which was inaugurated by P. Basanth Kumar, metropolitan commissioner, VMRDA on friday, showers the glimpses from travel, tourism and hospitality industries.

The exhibition spots a special emphasis on promoting adventure, pilgrimage, beach holidays, hill destinations, honeymoon plans, business trips and medical tourism. There are many exhibitors for this event. They include the government-run tourism departments of Gujarat, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Kerala and Himachal Pradesh.

For the first time Jharkhand and Rajasthan participated in the expo while other states have exhibited their new products. Sumithra, a social worker from the city stated that “Although Jharkhand is known for its forests and waterfalls, I was unaware of its rich tribal culture. I would definetely like to explore and research more on it”.

Holiday expo-a travel trade exhibition will continue till October 28 in Vizag Conventions, PM Palem from 11 am to 7pm.