Category: India

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport declared as ‘Best Airport by Size and Region’

The GVK-led Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) has been awarded the Best Airport by size and region in over 40 million passenger category by the Airport Council International (ACI) World. The accolade was in recognition of excellence in customer experience in the Asia-Pacific region. The award ceremony will be held at the second ASQ Forum […]

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Japan Airlines and Vistara enter codeshare partnership

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Vistara entered a codeshare partnership that will open up more routes between India and Tokyo than ever before. With the signing of this agreement, Vistara becomes the only codeshare partner for Japan Airlines in India. As part of the agreement, Japan Airlines will add its ‘JL’ designator code to approximately 32 […]

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India bags first prize at the international ‘Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019’ at ITB Berlin

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has won the First Prize in the category of ‘TV Cinema Spot’ at the international ‘Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019’. The awards were received by Yogendra Tripathi, Secretary Tourism at ITB Berlin. The following promotional films/television commercials produced by the Ministry as part of its Incredible India […]

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World’s tallest statue – ‘Statue of Unity’ – aims to bring five million tourists per year

The National Tourism Advisory Council (NTAC) and other stakeholders met with Gujarat Tourism officials at Tent City, Statue of Unity, Kevadia in Gujarat to chalk out a strategy for bringing five million tourists to the Statue. The Council came to the conclusion that the number of tourists visiting the Statue would touch three million in […]

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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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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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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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SOTC Travel celebrates 70 years of travel

SOTC Travel marked the 70th anniversary of its founding year in 1949. SOTC’s first office was opened in Mumbai with five employees. A major breakthrough came in 1976 when SOTC handled its first tour group visiting the US during the bicentennial celebrations. 1981 saw another breakthrough when SOTC Package Tours began active advertising, with the […]

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