The first-ever consumer-focused India luxury show got underway in Dubai on Saturday with a strong attendance of leading members of the U.A.E.'s society and corporate world interesting in exploring luxury experiences out of the world's second most populous country and fourth biggest economy.
Inaugurated at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel by Sheikh Mohammed bin Juma Al Maktoum, and M.K. Lokesh, Indian ambassador to the U.A.E., the three-day Royal India-2013 Luxury Show offers insights into luxurious Indian lifestyle, wellness and travel opportunities, expected to be visited by over 3000 by-invitation guests.
The show hosts a significant number of hand-picked exhibitors from India, specialising in luxury products, services and experiences in a travel, shopping, arts, lifestyle and wellness.
"Travel between the two countries was driven by necessity such as business, work, education. Now luxury has added a new dimension to this relationship," said Ambassador Lokesh.
Parvez Dewan, Secretary at the India's Ministry of Tourism, pointed out that Royal India Luxury Show will create a conducive environment that further enhances the luxury tourism sector in India at a global marketplace and Middle East, particularly the U.A.E.