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Three-city Brand USA sales mission to be held in September

Brand USA is preparing for its seventh annual sales mission to India which is set for September 23-28, this year aimed at influencing the Indian residents to choose the US as their next travel destination. It also seeks to educate the India travel trade based out of Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru about the endless […]

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India-Israel flight service a ‘historic moment’: Israeli Tourism Minister

Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Levin on Friday termed the inauguration of the direct flight service between New Delhi and Tel Aviv as a historic moment. He further said the initiative would be very beneficial from the tourism perspective. “It is truly a historic moment in the relations of India and Israel. We will see many […]

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Brazil receives 6,588,770 international tourists in 2017

The tourism industry is one of the major economic generators for Brazil and in 2017 Brazil welcomed 6,588,770 international tourists, beating the records of 2016 with 6,546,696 tourists and 6,429,852 tourists in 2014. The increase in Brazil tourism last year can be mostly attributed to visitors from Brazil’s South American neighbours. In 2017, the number […]

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Australia crosses 3 lakh visitor arrivals from India in 2017

  Kathryn Kannampuzha | Mumbai As per the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), 302,200 Indians visited Australia in 2017, an increase of 15.4% over the previous year. Tourism Australia had set a target of 300,000 Indian arrivals by 2020 which has already been achieved three years ahead of the defined target date. India is currently […]

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India’s biggest travel show network TTF concludes Chennai & Bengaluru editions successfully

Facilitating the trade to meet and market their products for 29 years, TTF – the biggest travel show network in India, recently provided the much-needed opportunity to the travel industry from across India to connect and conduct business in Chennai and Bengaluru. Chennai edition of TTF garners accolades The opening event of TTF 2018 series, […]

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India’s biggest travel show network TTF opens in Bengaluru

Facilitating the travel trade to meet and market their tourism products, TTF, the biggest travel show network in India for 29 years, is all set to provide the right opportunity to the travel industry from across India to connect and conduct business under one roof. Inaugurated today, the 3-day TTF Bengaluru 2018 is being held […]

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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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India’s biggest travel show network, TTF 2018 series kicks-off from Chennai

  Facilitating the travel trade to meet and market their travel products, TTF, the biggest travel show network in India for 29 years, is all set to provide the right opportunity for the travel industry from across India to connect and conduct business under one roof at Chennai. Inaugurated at the Chennai Trade Centre, the […]

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Central govt grants approval for airport at Jewar in Greater Noida

The central government has granted in-principle approval for a Greenfield Airport at Jewar in Greater Noida in view of the growing flying requirements of the NCR region. Announcing this at a press conference in New Delhi, Minister for Civil Aviation, P Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that the air traffic in the NCR region is growing […]

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India projects a strong growth for MICE segment by 2020

India is estimated to generate 6.5 million outbound luxury and MICE tourists annually by 2020. The projected market growth was accounted by the Ministry of Tourism’s official outbound tourism figures specifically for India’s current 1.5 million outbound MICE travellers and 3.6 million outbound luxury travellers. As calculated by MasterCard, both markets are forecast to grow […]

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