Both international exhibitors and Hosted Buyers attending ibtm india 2015 will benefit from news that tourists traveling to India from 43 countries — including the U.S., Australia, Brazil, Germany and Japan — will no longer have to line up at their local consulates to obtain visas.
Individuals may now apply online for their tourist visa-on-arrival, entitling them to a 30-day stay in India.
“This is very good news for our international exhibitors and Hosted Buyers attending ibtm india 2015 which will take place in Jaipur, from 1-3 September. These new visa rules will also help to unleash the huge potential of the country’s growing MICE industry,” said Shinu Pillai, Exhibition Manager ibtm india and ibtm africa, Reed Travel Exhibitions.
The new visa-on-arrival rules will benefit 43 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Cook Islands, Djibouti, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kingdom of Tongo, Laos, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Mexico, Myanmar, New Zealand, Niue, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Papua & New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Kiribati, Republic of Korea (i.e. South Korea), Republic of Marshall Islands, Republic of Nauru, Republic of Palau, Russia, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, USA, Vietnam and Vanuatu.
Hosted Buyers registration for ibtm india 2015 will go live in May.
For further information on ibtm india 2015, visit www.ibtmindia.com.