Category: Asia Pacific

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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18% surge in Indian travellers to Thailand

Darshan Baid | Mumbai As per the 2017 figures, India now ranks among the top five source markets for Thailand after China, Malaysia, Korea and Laos. In 2017, over 1.4 million Indians visited Thailand, an increase of 18% over the previous year. Speaking about the potential of the Indian market, Santi Chudintra, Deputy Governor for […]

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STB organises 2-city roadshow, presents 2017 review & introduces new brand identity

Kathryn Kannampuzha / Mumbai Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is organising a 2-city roadshow in Mumbai and Jaipur. The Mumbai event took place on January 23 at Four Seasons where various stakeholders from Singapore representing hotels, airlines, integrated resorts, attractions, Destination Management Companies (DMCs) and cruise operators were present along with STB’s travel and trade partners. […]

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TAT in association with SLW launches Thai Golf Passport

In order to offer Indian golfers a seamless golf experience in Thailand, Thai Golf Passport has been launched in India. SLW, the Golf Management company in association with Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), has launched the first ever loyalty program for the country. Anil Dev, Managing Director, SLW, stated,” Indian golfers can be a part of […]

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Thailand Tourism highlights 2018 strategies at Kolkata workshop

Shruti Dugar | Kolkata The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently conducted a successful workshop in Kolkata to announce their promotional strategies to promote Thailand as the “Most Preferred Destination” among the Indian diaspora, focusing mainly on the wedding and honeymoon travel segments. Speaking on the sidelines of the workshop held in Kolkata to Travel […]

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Macao promotes culture to enhance city’s heritage

The Government of Macao will be implementing a new development strategy to promote ‘Cultural Macao’ to strengthen the city’s heritage. It will increase practical training for appropriate professions whilst increasing the protection of the city’s heritage. The government also aspires to increase the number of professional and international branding conventions by nurturing the fast-growing MICE […]

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Brunei Tourism promotes Belait tour packages

Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism, recently launched new packages for the Belait District at Oil and Gas Discovery Centre, Seria. Belait is the largest as well as the westernmost coastal district in Brunei and is the heart of the oil and gas industry. The […]

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Singapore Tourism delights Indian travellers with vegetarian food guide

Keeping in mind the specific dietary requirements that Indian visitors to Singapore may have, Singapore Tourism Board is offering a Vegetarian Food Guide, under the campaign ‘Passion made Possible’, to ensure that being vegetarian shouldn’t be a challenge. GB Srithar, Regional Director-South Asia, Middle East and Africa, Singapore Tourism Board, said, “This first of its […]

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Air Astana plans to launch direct flights from Mumbai by 2019

Akansha Pandey | New Delhi Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, recently celebrated 13 years of connecting India to Kazakhstan and Eurasia. Speaking at the occasion, Peter Foster, President and Chief Executive Officer, Air Astana, said that they aim to expand in the Indian market further with hopefully direct flight connectivity from Mumbai by […]

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