Author: Laboni Chatterjee

TAT announces five new national parks in Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that Thailand has added five new national parks around the country during 2016 to 2019 since the start of the reign of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (King Rama X). This is also in accordance with Thailand’s 20-Year National Strategic Plan, which targets increasing […]

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Shoes on Loose pioneers #SaveLadakh campaign with Ladakh Ecological Development Group & Ultimate Frontier Outlands

The #Saveladakh campaign was initiated at the onset of the tourist season in Ladakh season by SHoes on Loose which organised an event to support the cause of saving Ladakh and purging it of all plastic waste. The campaign began with a clean-up drive organised at old Leh Town in collaboration with Ladakh Ecological Development […]

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Malaysia Tourism hosts Visit Malaysia 2020 Roadshow in India, unveils logo

  Malaysia Tourism launched the much-anticipated ‘Visit Malaysia 2020’ campaign in Asia with a 3-city roadshow in one of its top 10 source markets, India. Driven by the zeal to build awareness and bring the latest developments in Malaysian tourism to the forefront, ‘Visit Malaysia 2020’ Roadshow promoted Malaysia as a destination of excellence with […]

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Ethiopian to expand its operation in India, next stop Bengaluru

  Ethiopian Airlines, the Largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline has announced that it will start passenger flights to Bengaluru, India as of October 27, 2019. The Airlines will operate 4 weekly flights on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The capital of the Indian state of Karnataka, Bengaluru is […]

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Citymax Hotel Al Barsha launches ‘Ladies only’ floor

Citymax Hotels has announced the opening of its ‘Ladies-only’ floor. This is a first for Citymax Hotels and will be available for bookings at the newly opened Citymax Hotel Al Barsha. Following the launch of the new hotel under the three-star hospitality chain, female travellers will have an entire floor dedicated to themselves. All guests will […]

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Dubai Tourism conducts three-city roadshow in India

As India continues to be the top travel source market for Dubai, the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai (DTCM) organised a three-city roadshow to strengthen travel ties with the Indian travel trade fraternity. The roadshow bandwagon began its journey in Kolkata on July 29, reaching the commercial hub of Mumbai on August 2. […]

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Air Tanzania strengthens ties with India, launches direct flight from Mumbai to Dar Es Salaam

Air Tanzania, the national carrier of the United Republic of Tanzania has launched a direct flight from Mumbai to Dar Es Salaam on July 18, 2019. The flight will fly thrice every week on Monday, Thursday and Saturday and is targeted to provide the convenience of travel to two major tourist groups from India, leisure […]

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Bali is the favourite summer destination for Indians, says report by Shoes on Loose

Shoes on Loose has recently unveiled its report on the most desired destinations by Indians for the summer holidays. The report reveals that the tropical island of Bali tops the list, followed by Maldives, Europe, Dubai and Ladakh. The favourable summer weather, Bali’s diverse tourism opportunities, wide appeal to every kind of traveller as well […]

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Muslim-friendly online booking platform HalalHoliday launched

HalalHoliday, a unique online booking platform was launched earlier in July in Kuala Lumpur. The online travel booking platform aims to become the world’s largest Muslim-friendly online travel market place. It is dedicated to merging the traditional travel trade community with a digital platform. HalalHoliday is run by World Halal Holiday for Muslim (WHHM), a […]

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44th Hajj Symposium to commence on August 5 in Saudi Arabia

Dr Mohammed Salih Bentin, Minister of Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia will inaugurate the 44th edition of the Hajj Symposium on August 5 at the Hilton Makkah Convention Hotel. The two-day symposium titled “Islam: Coexistence and Tolerance” will have thinkers and scholars from the Kingdom and other areas of the Islamic world.  Dr Abdul […]

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