• The Portuguese Government, through its Secretary of State for Tourism, will recognise Indian and Bollywood Director Imtiaz Ali with the Touristic Medal of Merit, for choosing Portugal to film his movies and for promoting Portugal overseas through his Bollywood lenses. Portugal is positioning itself as a prime location for international filming. Last year, the Government […]

    Monday July 22, 2019,12 pm
  • The Tourism Office of Spain in India (Turespaña) recently organised a press meet at The Claridges Hotel in New Delhi. The event was graced by B2B and B2C media alike from the city of New Delhi. There were around 23 media participants who witnessed the Spanish festivities and culture and ‘way of life’ at the […]

    Monday July 22, 2019,12 pm
  • Travelport announced it has been awarded a new long-term technology contract by Australia and New Zealand’s top online travel agency, Webjet, following an extensive competitive bid process. Under the agreement, Webjet will participate in initiatives driven by Travelport involving IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard. NDC is a travel industry-supported programme launched by IATA that […]

    Monday July 22, 2019,1 pm
  • Monday July 22, 2019,12 pm

    In yet another landmark achievement, India’s nomination of the Jaipur city, Rajasthan got inscribed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO during the 43rd Session of the World Heritage Committee held at Baku, Azerbaijan. The nomination of Jaipur City has successfully been done by complying with the various UNESCO guidelines of 2017. With successful inscription […]

  • Monday July 1, 2019,8 am

    Tourism Minister of Odisha J P Panigrahi recently led a delegation at a roadshow organised by FICCI in Mumbai. The roadshow witnessed the participation of over 150 tour and travel operators from the city, who conducted rapid B2B networking with 18 leading tour operators from Odisha, who were a part of the delegation. Commissioner cum […]

  • Monday July 22, 2019,12 pm

    Air Arabia recently announced the launch of direct flights between Sharjah and Vienna, the capital of Austria, starting September 15, 2019. The non-stop six-hour flight to Vienna, popularly known as the ‘City of Music’, will initially operate four times a week, on Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and will increase to daily flights starting mid-December. […]

  • Monday July 22, 2019,12 pm

    Dubai has undertaken a new initiative where tourists will be given a free SIM card with complimentary talk time and data upon arrival. According to the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai, the SIM card will be offered to tourists aged over 18 years at the Dubai Airport’s immigration counter. GCC […]

  • Ethiopian Airlines Group announced that it has been honoured as the ‘Best Airline in Africa’ for the third consecutive year at the Skytrax 2019 World Airlines Awards which was held in Paris recently. Additionally, Ethiopian has won ‘Best Business Class in Africa’ and ‘Best Economy Class in Africa’ at the award ceremony. Regarding the awards, […]

    Friday June 28, 2019,12 pm
  • Being one of the 25 biodiversity hotspots in the world, Seychelles is a must visit for nature enthusiasts. The archipelago is blessed with some of the world’s rarest species of flora and fauna, including endangered birds and plants. However, Seychelles’ biodiversity remains at risk from a variety of human induced pressures; making the conservation and […]

    Tuesday June 25, 2019,6 am
  • Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) conducted a destination presentation in New Delhi at The Park hotel recently. The event showcased the country’s many tourism offerings, as the Board targets a 25% growth in arrivals from India. Post the New Delhi event, NTB conducted the presentations in Ahmedabad at Courtyard by Marriott; in Mumbai at The St. […]

    Monday July 22, 2019,12 pm
  • In an effort to position Okinawa as the next suited wedding destination in the Indian market, Japan National Tourism Organization organised a wedding seminar in Aerocity, Delhi. The seminar which was headed by JNTO and Okinawa prefecture addressed 35-40 influential wedding planners from the Delhi market.  The Okinawa prefecture consisting of pristine beaches, colourful coral […]

    Monday July 22, 2019,12 pm
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    A £14 million bid to buy a collection of more than 5,500 artefacts from the RMS Titanic wreck site and bring them to Belfast, where the ship’s journey began, has been launched. Source: Tourism Ireland

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