Tag: West Bengal

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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Israel Ministry of Tourism conducts a roadshow in Kolkata

Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) conducted a roadshow in Kolkata on August 29 to enhance commercial ties with the Indian travel trade fraternity. The 20 member delegation, comprising of destination management companies (DMCs) from Israel interacted with over 100 key travel and tour operators, MICE providers, up-market leisure operators and media personnel. The event started […]

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Israel opens Visa Application Centre in Kolkata

In an effort to encourage more Indian travellers to visit Israel, the Embassy of Israel in India has opened a Kolkata Israel Visa Application Centre for West Bengal and North Eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. Additionally, visa applications in the jurisdiction under the New Delhi centre are also […]

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TTF, India’s oldest and largest travel trade show predicts a busy Puja and Diwali season, with thundering success in Kolkata

TTF Kolkata, the oldest and biggest travel show network concluded on a high note today. The three-day travel show attracted excellent response from with more than 4000 travel trade visitors and over 8000 walk-in visitors conducting business with close to 430 exhibitors from 13 countries and 28 Indian states at the Netaji Indoor Stadium and […]

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Kerala targets 15% growth in tourist arrivals this year

Kerala is eyeing a robust 15% growth in the number of tourist arrivals in 2018 as it undertakes various initiatives to sell the state as a preferred tourist destination, a senior government official said. Kerala witnessed an overall growth of 10.94% in the number of tourist arrivals to the state in 2017. Domestic tourists rose […]

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FICCI – Yes Bank Report decodes strategies India should adapt to encourage niche tourism products

The recent report by FICCI –Yes Bank on India Inbound Tourism: Decoding Strategies for Next Stage of Growth recommended that India should encourage the promotion of niche tourism products like medical, wellness, religious and spiritual and MICE travel. The report was presented by Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, in Jaipur. The report stretched that […]

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West Bengal Tourism mulling to frame film tourism policy

The Tourism Department of West Bengal is thinking of framing a film tourism policy which would promote West Bengal as a film tourism destination. “We are thinking of having a single window clearance for films so that we can invite filmmakers to shoot their films in the state,” said Swarupa Barua, Assistant Director, West Bengal […]

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Uttarakhand optimistic about new initiatives lined up for 2018

To provide holistic tourism development across the state Shruti Dugar | Mumbai In March this year, Prakash Pant, Finance Minister, Uttarakhand presented the state budget of INR 45,585.09 crore for the fiscal year 2018-19. Tourism, being a major source of revenue for the state has been allotted INR 183.37 crore. “In regards to the budget […]

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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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