About GPS

Established in 2013, GPS has been instrumental in cultivating and expanding secondary and tertiary source markets for travel in India. Initially launched as a single city event in Nagpur, GPS now spans across 14 cities in India, including Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Jaipur, and others.

GPS is dedicated to empowering the travel fraternity through knowledge sharing, engagement, and exchange via business networking. Over the past decade, GPS has set trends in knowledge sharing and networking events, evolving into a hybrid format

Business Facilitation at GPS:

GPS serves as a platform for business facilitation, facilitating meetings between attendees from Tier 2, 3, & 4 cities of India. It hosts a 2-day B2B trade interaction and conference, gathering key industry leaders and exhibitors. GPS stands out as the only platform for education, featuring thought-provoking content and discussions on upcoming trends in the travel and tourism sector.

Representatives from national tourism organizations, airlines, destination management companies, hotels, tour operators, technology providers, and other allied services showcase their products and services at GPS.

With approximately 10,000 buyers/visitors and 360 exhibitors, GPS provides a unique opportunity to tap into new and rapidly growing markets, establish new partnerships, and strengthen existing business relation

Why GPS ?

  • Platform to engage with emerging markets

  • Educating, Entertaining, and Influencing

  • Helping and Empowering Travel Professionals Succeed and Thrive

GPS Format: Tabletop Business Interaction Event

GPS follows a structured format designed to maximize networking and business opportunities while promoting sustainability. Here's an overview of our event format:
  • Educational Workshop ( Day 1): The first day of the event is dedicated to insightful workshops and educational sessions. Attendees gain valuable knowledge about industry trends, best practices, and emerging opportunities.
  • Business Networking ( Day 2): Day 2 focuses on facilitating meaningful interactions and fostering partnerships. Our tabletop business interaction event provides a platform for buyers and exhibitors to engage in productive discussions, forge connections, and explore collaboration opportunities

Global Panorama Showcase 2024 Program

Day 1: Inaugural, Presentation & Educational Seminars

11:30 hrs: Inaugural Session

  • Welcome Address by Organizers
  • Keynote Speech on Industry Trends and Outlook
  • Introduction or Guest Speakers

12:30 hrs – 18:00 hrs : Presentation Sessions

  • Interactive Presentation by Industry Experts
  • Insights into emerging travel trends, technology innovations and market strategies
  • Engaging seminars covering diverse topics in the travel sector
  • Workshops on sustainable tourism, digital marketing, and customer experience

20:00 hrs : Welcome Dinner

  • Networking opportunity with fellow participants, exhibitors, and industry leaders
  • Informal discussions and exchange of ideas

Day 2: B2B Event for Trade Buyers

10:30 – 17:00 hrs : Business-to-Business (B2B) Event
  • Structured tabletop business interactions between exhibitors and trade buyers
  • Product demonstrations, negotiations, and partnership discussions

Education& Knowledge Sharing at GPS

The Education & Knowledge Sharing Programme presents compelling content spanning MICE & Leisure topics, travel technology, Destination Marketing, cruise travel, insights on fair trade practices, and more..

As an attendee of theEducation & Knowledge sharing sessions, you gain access to a wealth of knowledge presented by experts in various domains.

Attending these, can and will expands your understanding, introduce you to new perspectives, and keeps you updated with the latest advancements. It's a unique opportunity to stay at the forefront of your field.

Join 100% free professional education program, where you can immerse yourself in seminars, workshops, and forums led by industry experts. Gain fresh insights, inspiration, and innovative ideas across various topics.

Here are the benefits of attending:

  • Stay updated on the latest travel trends in the market
  • Explore new destinations and cutting-edge technology as emerging players showcase their products and solution
Exhibitors may reserve Presentation slot for the Education and Knowledge sharing session ( Day 1 of the Event)
Time slot: 20 Minutes
Presentation Fee : Rs. 1,25,000 + taxes

Taxes: Current applicable Goods and Service Tax ( GST ) @ 18%

Networking Dinner

Maximise your Networking Opportunities at our Networking Dinner

Connect with the travel community at our networking Gala Dinner. We offer countless opportunities to network and engage both on the show floor and after.

Held on Day 1 of the event, the Professional Networking Dinner enables Buyers and Exhibitors to interact in an intimate yet relaxed environment.

Networking Dinner allows attendees to share personal and business experiences relevant in their market with the Exhibitors over an extended period of time and to learn more about exhibiting companies.

GPS team


Harmandeep Singh Anand

Is a distinguished professional with over 25 years of experience in the travel industry. Mr. Anand has made significant contributions to the industry through various leadership roles.

He graduated in polymer science from the London School of Polymer Technology at the University of North London, now integrated into the Metropolitan University of London and also holds IATA certification among other travel industry credentials.

He served as the Honorary Secretary General of TAAI (Travel Agents Association of India) and held notable positions such as Chairman of the Tourism Council, Chairman of the Service Tax Council, and Co-Chairman of the CRS & Technology Committee. His expertise and dedication have been recognized with appointments to the Maharashtra State Tourism Task Force and numerous industry awards and certification


Rishiraj Singh Anand

Is a B.Com graduate from Hislop College, Nagpur, and began his career in the travel industry in 1996. Enthusiastic and dedicated he has over 25 + years of experience in the industry.

He leverages his extensive travel experience having explored more than half of the world to provide clients with memorable and seamless tripsand delivering exceptional customer experiences.

His expertise is backed by IATA certification and various other industry accolades and certifications


Madhu Saliankar

Experienced marketing professional with 30+ years in Hospitality & Tourism industry, adept at strategic planning, relationship building, and new business development. Proven track record in competitive market analysis, management, and contract negotiations. Skilled in team leadership, brand building, and revenue generation

Notable achievements include establishing EntReps Solutions, to facilitate tourism growth in India.

Previous roles include Market Analyst for Tourism Office of Spain and Marketing Manager for Tourism Malaysia, driving market penetration and strategic partnerships.