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Chennai edition of TTF, India’s biggest travel show network, concludes on a positive note

The opening event of TTF 2018 series, India’s biggest travel show network, concluded its first leg in Chennai on an optimistic note. Close to 150 exhibitors from 8 countries and 21 Indian states and union territories showcased their destinations and varied tourism products in beautifully appointed stalls and pavilions. The three-day travel show also attracted […]

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Atout France unveils revamped website

Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Secretary of State at the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, presented a new version of France.fr, the online portal for destination France and unveiled its new logo. The goal of welcoming 100 million tourists to France by 2020 involves bolstering the vitality of destination France and showcasing its globally renowned destination brands. […]

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Vienna records 11% rise in overnights from India

Austria’s capital city, Vienna known for its imperial history, magnificent palaces and gardens recorded over 58,000 Indians arrivals in 2017 who spent nearly 1,28,000 bednights in the Austrian capital, an 11% increase over 2016. For the Indian travellers, the biggest attractions for children includes the Butterfly House; Prater- an amusement park; House of Music; Vienna […]

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Japan and India renew bilateral ties

Kathryn Kannampuzha | Mumbai The IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation, Government of Maharashtra organised a Business Meeting with Japanese delegation to India at IMC premises, Mumbai. The main agenda of this meeting was to interact with Indian business diaspora and to explore the enormous potential of Indo-Japan bilateral […]

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India emerges as third topmost inbound market for Singapore

Kathryn Kannampuzha | Mumbai The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) organised a three-city roadshow in Mumbai, Jaipur and New Delhi. While the roadshow saw full-house participation, GB Srithar, Regional Director-SAMEA, STB, presented a review of how Singapore as a tourism destination faired in 2017. The figures were from January to October 2017, where about 1.1 million […]

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FCM & KPMG’s whitepaper highlights key business-travel technologies

FCM Travel Solutions, the Indian subsidiary of Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG), Australia and KPMG released an analytical whitepaper titled ‘The Digi-Smart Indian Business Traveller’ revealing insights on disrupting technologies in the travel industry and their impact on corporate travel. It detailed on key business-travel technologies that balance cost control, enhanced compliance and meeting the […]

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PCEB promotes Bookers Initiative Programme at its four-city sales mission

Kathryn Kannampuzha | Mumbai The Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) debuted with four-city Penang Sales Mission in the Indian market, targeting the MICE and leisure travellers from India. Penang is a state in the northwest of Malaysia comprising mainland Seberang Perai and Penang Island. PCEB has come up with a Bookers Initiative Programme for […]

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Cox and Kings’ Bharat Deko holds its first Partner’s Meet in Mumbai on 260th Anniversary

As a part of its 260th Anniversary celebrations, Cox & Kings’ Bharat Deko held its first-ever Partner’s Meet with its vendors from across India who have been working with Cox & Kings for years now. Bharat Deko also conducted an orientation presentation to familiarise the partners with its ethos, policies, achievements and new plans. The […]

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SOTC opens first-ever store offering VR experience in Bengaluru

SOTC Travel recently strengthened its presence in Bengaluru with the inauguration of its first ever experiential store offering Virtual Reality (VR) experience in the city. Located strategically, the store comprises a digital screen that features video itineraries of destinations and holiday experiences for the customer which can also be viewed on an iPad. In this […]

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Madhya Pradesh, India to host the first ATTA’s AdventureNEXT in Asia

Akansha Pandey | New Delhi The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), in support with Madhya Pradesh Tourism, Ministry of Tourism and Knowledge Partner – Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) has chosen Madhya Pradesh in India to organise the maiden AdventureNEXT event in Asia. AdventureNEXT 2018, a venture towards placing emerging adventure destinations on […]

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