• January 2, 2018
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    MakeMyTrip Limited, an Online Travel Agent (OTA) announced the launch of 150-holiday experiences under its new product ‘Made for You Holidays’ targeting the booming domestic travel sector in India. Moving away from run-of-the-mill and homogenised experiences, Made for you Holidays packages are being rolled out under six themes for holiday-goers including Wildlife, Romantic, Friends & […]

  • December 26, 2017
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    Expedia launched its new ad campaign targeting its Indian consumers themed- “What a pleasant surprise!” The ad is conceptualised by Taproot Dentsu, aims to acquire new shoppers and customers to the site and get them to try Expedia for booking travel with enhanced facilities like zero booking fee on over 500 airlines across the globe […]

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    December 23, 2017
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    Booking.com announced the expansion of the pilot version of its new service and support chatbot, the Booking Assistant. As the latest evolution of Booking.com’s messaging platform, the Booking Assistant merges proprietary Artificial Intelligence technology with Booking.com’s customer service support. Available to an increasing number of travellers in advance of the busy end-of-year travel season, the […]

  •   In line with the Government’s Digital India initiative, Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology, Shri K.J. Alphons launched the “Incredible India Digital Calendar-2018” here today. He also released the Incredible India Wall & Desk Calendar for 2018. In line with the Government’s Digital India […]

    January 12, 2018
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    Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight landed at the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), increasing its capacity to Tanzania and further expanding its network in Africa to twelve destinations. flydubai will offer six flights a week to Kilimanjaro, three of which are via a stop in the capital, Dar es Salaam and will increase the total number of […]

    December 27, 2017
  • Royal Jordanian is offering a discount of up to 54% on its fares in celebration of the airline’s 54th anniversary from December 15. The exciting offer will be valid for 24 hours from December 15, 2017 and will be available through its mobile application and website. This applies to fares to and from all of Royal […]

    December 15, 2017
  • 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 […]

    January 4, 2018
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    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 […]

    December 26, 2017
  • 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 […]

    December 14, 2017
  • Eliza Jean Reid, the First Lady of Iceland has been nominated as the Special Ambassador for Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The appointment took place at the second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture, in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman held in December. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General, UNWTO, cited, “By becoming a Special Ambassador […]

    January 2, 2018
  • As Marriott International continues to expand, the company announced to open nearly 40 luxury hotels in 2018 to new affluent travellers, offering an unmatched variety of transformative travel experiences. The eight distinct Marriott International Luxury Brands include world-renowned hospitality hallmarks The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, St. Regis, W Hotels, The Luxury Collection, EDITION and JW Marriott. […]

    December 22, 2017
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    Akansha Pandey | New Delhi Talking about the Indian market, Shikhar Aggarwal, Joint Managing Director, BLS International highlighted that this year so far the company has processed over 50,000 Indian applications, with Mumbai being the major contributor, closely followed by Delhi and Bengaluru. Continuing the uphill graph, this year too, the brand secured two major […]

    December 18, 2017

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