Category: Europe

Atout France unveils revamped website

Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Secretary of State at the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, presented a new version of, 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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Greece expecting record arrivals from India in 2018

Kathryn Kannampuzha | Mumbai The destination of Greece which is considered as the cradle of Western civilisation received over 30,000 Indian travellers in 2017. Overall, the Greek travel industry has observed a 30% increase in Indian nationals visiting Greece in the past years and will be increasing its promotional efforts in India to keep this […]

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Nijhawan Group to represent Bosnia and Herzegovina Tourism in India

The South European nation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has appointed Nijhawan Group as its India Representative for tourism promotion, with effect from January 1, 2018. “With Indian nationals looking for newer experiences and destinations, the demand for relatively new entrants like Bosnia and Herzegovina is only poised to grow. It is an exciting time for […]

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Autograph Collection Hotels launches Roomers Munich in Germany

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s iconic independent hotels, announced its fourth hotel in Germany with the opening of Roomers Munich, located in the city’s burgeoning West-end. Brian Povinelli, Senior Vice President and Global Brand Leader, Autograph Collection Hotels, highlighting their growing global portfolio of 125 hotels around the globe said, “With its unparalleled location, immersive […]

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​​Scandinavian Tourism to attract honeymooners from India in 2018

Akansha Pandey | New Delhi The Scandinavian Tourist Board (comprising Visit Sweden, Norway Tourism, and Visit Denmark) along with 21 suppliers and three tourism boards conducted a three-city “Explore Scandinavia” roadshow covering Delhi, Chennai, and Mumbai. Speaking to Travel News Digest, Mohit Batra, India Representative, Scandinavian Tourist Board, said that the honeymoon travel segment is […]

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Carlson Wagonlit Travel announces David Falter as President of RoomIt

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a global travel management company, has appointed David Falter as President of RoomIt, the company’s hotel distribution division, effective December 18. Based in RoomIt’s Chicago office, he will report to Kurt Ekert, President and CEO of CWT. Scott Brennan, who led the launch phase of the business, will become Chief Growth Officer […]

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VisitBritain promotes Vishal Bhatia as Country Manager-India

VisitBritain recently announced two promotions of Vishal Bhatia and Shuja Mehdi as the Country Manager-India and B2B Manager-India, respectively. Bhatia comes with extensive market knowledge and expertise of the local travel landscape. As the Country Manager-India, he will be taking on the day-to-day aspects of VisitBritain’s operations in India. Bhatia has been working with VisitBritain since February […]

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St. Petersburg and Mumbai celebrate the 50th Anniversary of sister-city tie-up

As distinct as they are, St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of Russia, and Mumbai, India’s financial capital, recently celebrated the 50th Anniversary of sister-city status this month as “Days of St. Petersburg in Mumbai” from December 10-12. The two cities had entered into the sister-city pact that seeks to establish closer trade, cultural and tourism […]

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London and Partners steps up efforts to attract Indian tech firms

The official promotional company for London – London and Partners is increasing its efforts to attract the Indian businesses and investors, with the opening of a new overseas office in India’s  tech capital, Bengaluru. The new office is part of London’s  continued drive to strengthen trade and investment links with India and will ease the process […]

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