Belgium: Wallonia in India (AWEX Mumbai), Consulate General of Belgium and Wallonia Belgium Tourism jointly organised a spectacular four city Tourism Road Show starting from Delhi followed by Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad. The roadshow was held to further strengthen the ties with the Indian travel-trade fraternity and to introduce some of the hidden gems of Belgium.
The Indian market has witnessed a considerable rise in the outbound luxury travel in recent years. The group is focusing on expanding and consolidating their ties with the luxury travel segment to reach out to a larger audience and gain a higher market share. The road show serves as a platform to increase brand awareness and gain new consumers. The event was organised in association with TAAI and TAFI. The event saw delegates arriving from Belgium to showcase their tourist destinations. The DNA of Wallonia is its well preserved natural environment. Charming villages, country towns, fairy tale castles, adorns its magnificent landscape. Celebrate all types of festivals in Wallonia and be a part of our tradition. And above all Wallonia’s Music concerts are loved by Music lovers worldwide.
Wallonia Belgium Tourism:
Wallonia Belgium Tourism is a tourism board in charge for promotion of Southern Belgium also called as ‘Wallonia’. Wallonia covers the part of Belgium situated south of Brussels and Flanders; a region of rolling hills, green valleys, lush green forests, rivers and lakes, charming villages and country towns. A destination that combines nature, blue skies and culture, chocolate workshops and beer tasting. Wallonia amazes everyone, not only with its wonderful tourist sites, its different experiences but also the warmth of its friendly people. Wallonia Tourism Bureau can help you, free of charge, compiling a memorable tailor-made program, which will meet your specific requirements.
The tourist spots presented by delegates were:
“First visitors’ destination in the South of Belgium, Durbuy is a tiny medieval city with 1001 wonders to discover. Nestled at the entrance of the Ardenne’s forest, it is crossed by the river Ourthe, highly delighted for canoeing. There is presence of nature and wildness in the huge adventure &Family Park just 2 km from the center. Radhadesh, Durbuy (Hindu Center), the Sweet Corn Labyrinth, the Megalithic sites and museum, art exhibitions,music festivals and season markets offer a full list of activities to enjoy for anyone, any age, any taste”.
EURO SPACE CENTER:
“Your ticket to space!
The Euro Space Center is a theme park where you come to dream about space. You experience a real astronaut training! A fun and educational adventure from 1 to 5 days (full board), for young people aged 6 to 18 years old. Our concept is unique in Europe and has taken over 35 nationalities into space every year since 1991! Hundreds of young Indian people visit the center every year”.
GROTTES DE HAN:
“Han-sur-Lesse, a small village in the Belgian Ardennes, boasts two of the country’s main attractions: the famous Caves of Han, which have been visited by families and other tourists for over two centuries attracting nearly 300,000 visitors per year, and the Wild Animal Reserve, which was inaugurated in 1970, plays host to the main animal species in our regions. The Caves of Han have 3 stars in the famous Michelin Guidebook and are a must in a Belgian tour! A brand new sound-and light-show enlighten the depths of the Caves. The Animal Park, its panoramic views and its wild animals will also be few highlights in your visit to Wallonia! (1 hour away from Brussels, in the true countryside of South Belgium)”
“Come & meet your incoming group specialist for the Belgian Ardennes region, one of the most beautiful region with so much to offer (Formula 1 Spa-Francor champs racetrack & museum, Crystal Discovery Val Saint-Lambert, Bueren Hill, Castles, Nature, Food, History…). Our dynamic and multilingual team will tailor make your itinerary according to your brief and remove all the organisational gremlins for you. Team building, Incentives, school and group travel, a jewellery mine to discover in an area of max. 2 hours.”
The event was a great success!