Category: Europe

Excellence Class in the Glacier Express is setting new standards

Millions of passengers have discovered the Swiss Alps in an impressive and comfortable fashion aboard the Glacier Express. “The new challenges presented by digitalisation, fewer bookings through traditional channels and the abolition of flat rate tax meant that at Matterhorn Gotthard Railway and Rhaetian Railway we had to give serious consideration to how we were […]

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Lufthansa City Centre helps travel agencies to grow in the continually changing trends in the travel industry

The market is in motion, and digital technology has led to a significant increase in the number of new entrants emerging in the travel industry. Concepts, which a short time ago was only dreamed for the future, have rapidly become a reality, from robots to driverless cars. Technology powers many of the key drivers in […]

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Amadeus wins big at World Travel Awards 2018

Amadeus has won four prestigious awards in the recently concluded World Travel Awards 2018, held at the Pátio da Galé, Lisbon, Portugal. Amadeus won awards for World’s Leading Global Distribution System 2018, World’s Leading Travel Technology Provider 2018, World’s Leading Travel Management Solutions Provider 2018 and also won the World’s Leading Travel App 2018. The […]

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Turkey wins ‘Favourite Country’ title at the 8th edition of Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards

Turkey won the award for ‘Favourite Country’ at the eighth edition of Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards. Hosted by Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh and held in New Delhi, this ceremony saw the attendance of industry leaders, influencers and recognised names from the travel and tourism sector including government bodies. Like every year, the Readers’ […]

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Bollywood and beer helps increase Indian tourists to Belgium

Belgium saw an increase in Indian arrivals by utilising Bollywood and beer and further wants to up the graph in tourism and education sectors. “What we want to do is to make Belgium better known among Indians. As Indians are travelling more and more, they are visiting many European countries,” said Francois Delhaye, Belgium’s Ambassador […]

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WOW air’s maiden flight takes off from New Delhi

WOW air, the recently launched Icelandic low-cost long-haul airline began its operations from New Delhi with its inaugural flight being flagged off from Indira Gandhi International Airport. The airline will operate three weekly flights from New Delhi, connecting passengers to North America and Europe through their hub in Iceland (KEF). Post the announcement of the […]

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ICEX brings second edition of the Spanish Extravaganza to India

The second edition of the ‘Spanish Extravaganza’ was held in Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, from November 23-25. The three-day experience presented by Food & Wines from Spain, celebrated Spain’s finest flavours at The Chambers. Seven culinary masters and two Michelin-Starred Chefs combined their exemplary knowledge, trademark styles and unique recipes to present a signature experience […]

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San Marino becomes fastest growing travel destination in Europe

According to data released by United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), San Marino is the fastest growing travel destination in Europe. San Marino, a 23 sq mile country situated entirely within Italy with a population of 33,000 has been a hot favourite amongst travellers in recent times. The data states that San Marino saw a […]

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Europe sees 7% growth in international travellers

According to the European Travel Commission’s (ETC) latest report, ‘European Tourism – Trends & Prospects 2018’, 32 out of 34 reporting destinations registered some form of growth over the summer period, with one in four enjoying double-digit expansion in arrivals. Europe saw a seven percent increase in international tourist arrivals in the first half of […]

Read more organises two-city mission in India

The team from Brussels last month were on a week-long mission in India with the objective to interact with over 130 trade and media partners from the travel fraternity. The two-city event covering Mumbai and Delhi was an opportunity to talk about the tourism offerings that this European capital could offer to Indian outbound […]

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