Author: Darshan Baid

OTM 2019 emerges as the largest travel trade show in India again

Participants from 50+ Countries and many Indian States and Union Territories exhibited their destinations at OTM 2019, held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from January 23 to 25. OTM 2019 had 1,000+ exhibitors, including National and State Tourism Organisations, State Tourism Boards, Hotels, Airlines, Destination Marketing Companies and other suppliers serving leisure as well as […]

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BLTM 2019 registers high interest from buyers and sellers, grows 50% over last year

Launched in 2016, India’s first full-fledged travel mart BLTM is dedicated to Business, MICE and Luxury Travel. Recently concluded BLTM 2019 was held on 18th and 19th January at the Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi. Qualified buyers from the capital and the rest of India were hosted at the event. 115 exhibitors from 26 Countries […]

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Malaysia’s Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau launches new incentives and support for the India market

The Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) launched its second sales mission to Mumbai recently as part of the second edition of its Penang Sales Mission to India. Beginning the mission in Chennai, the Penang delegation hit Ahmedabad, Mumbai and then New Delhi with the objective of promoting Penang as the preferred destination for corporate […]

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Hyatt Centric brand expands in India with the opening of Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa

Hyatt Hotels Corporation recently announced the rebranding of Hyatt Place Goa/Candolim to Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa, marking the brand’s second hotel in India. Located in prime destinations across the world including New York, Miami, Madrid, Tokyo and Chicago, the Hyatt Centric brand serves as a launchpad to destination exploration and discovery for millennial-minded travellers who […]

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Navi Mumbai airport will be a new experience, focuses on Nagpur’s development says CM Devendra Fadnavis

As one of the key speakers of the inaugural session of Global Aviation Summit, 2019, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis focused on how aviation contributed to 15% of the national GDP. He highlighted the importance of growth in the aviation sector and said that Mumbai is proud to be one of the most efficiently […]

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Suresh Prabhu calls for use of sustainable fuels in flights at Global Aviation Summit 2019

A first-of-its-kind event, Global Aviation Summit 2019, commenced with the participation of 13 transport and civil aviation ministers, 36 civil aviation authorities, 800 delegates, more than 35 exhibitors from over 80 countries across the world. The inaugural session was graced by Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra; Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Civil Aviation and Commerce […]

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Third edition of Doha Triathlon set for February 2019

Triathletes, swimmers, cyclists and runners from the world over are invited to challenge themselves along a scenic course in the heart of Doha. Registration is now open for the third edition of Doha Triathlon taking place on February 8, 2019 and can be done online via www.doha-triathlon.com. In addition to the full Olympic Triathlon, Sprint […]

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Singapore aims to strengthen Meetings & Incentive Group travel from India, organises MICE seminar

GB Srithar, Regional Director (South Asia Middle East and Africa), Singapore Tourism Board With a track record of hosting Asia’s prominent events, Singapore continues to deliver innovative solutions for the transfer of knowledge, ideas and connections to drive new possibilities for the Meetings, Incentive, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) sector in Singapore. Singapore has been recognised by […]

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Hilton signs Management Agreement with Kalyani Group to develop DoubleTree by Hilton in Bangalore

Hilton recently announced the signing of a management agreement with Kalyani Hospitality Pvt Ltd, to develop a DoubleTree by Hilton in Bangalore.   Scheduled to open in Q1 2021, DoubleTree by Hilton will be located at the commercial micro-market of the city – Whitefield. The hotel will be ideally located to serve as the central […]

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Jet Airways announces its mega sale

Jet Airways has announced an attractive seven-day global fare sale. Effective since January 5 2019, guests making their bookings with the airline can enjoy discounts of up to an astounding 50% on both Economy and Premiere fares for travel to select destinations across the airline’s domestic as well as international network including those of its […]

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