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India tourism organises roadshow in Kuwait

India recently organised a tourism road show in Kuwait showcasing its popular tourist destinations to lure affluent Gulf travellers and promote tourism in the country. The grand ‘Incredible India’ show, organised by Indian embassy in Kuwait in alliance with the Indian Tourism Ministry, was inaugurated by Indian Ambassador to Kuwait Satish C Mehta. Air India, Jet […]

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Experts: Social media one of the best tools for tourism marketing

India’s first conference on travel technology recently ended with a call to tourism and allied businesses to utilise social media, the blog world and digital apps for marketing their services to the new, tech-savvy global traveller. Social media and online marketing were the focus of the extensive discussions at the International Conference on Travel Technology […]

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WTM ’12 Global Village generated £410m in deals

The Global Village at last year’s World Travel Mart (WTM) is expected to generate some £410m ($640 million) in business deals, a massive 46% higher than WTM 2011’s figure. According to independent analysis by Fusion Communications, business deals generated in the WTM Global Village will amount to £410,086,693 compared to £280m at WTM 2011. The […]

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Chandigarh to host first CII Tourism Fest in December

Chandigarh, the first planned city of India, is to host the inaugural CII Tourism Fest later this year.  The CII Northern Region is planning the mega tourism event with an aim to showcase India as a global tourist destination. “The first ever tourism fest will be organised with the partnership of all northern state governments to boost tourism,” […]

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TAT to organise Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2013

Thailand is still a paradise for shoppers from all over the world, with a wide range of products and services, good quality, and value for money. One of the programs that are recognized among tourists is the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale (ATGS), the annual sales season which has been held for 15 years. For the […]

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IATA AGM opens in Cape Town

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) opened its 69th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Cape Town, South Africa recently. The meeting kicked-off with strong calls for African governments to take full advantage of aviation as a catalyst for growth and development. “Nowhere is the potential for aviation greater than on […]

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Caribbean Week begins in New York

Caribbean Week in New York, taking place from June 1st to 8th,is a celebration of the sights, sounds, colour, culture and unique vacation experiences of the Caribbean. Caribbean tourism officials, the media, artists, performers, celebrity chefs, fashion designers, models, investors and other strategic partners come together in New York for a week that showcases the […]

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Niche travel market to feature at TTM+

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) said it will strengthen Thailand’s tourism industry by highlighting four niche markets — ecotourism, golf, weddings and honeymoons, and health and wellness at the Thailand Travel Mart Plus (TTM+) to be held between June 5-7, 2013. Organised by Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the mart will feature 39 niche tourism […]

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IMEX Frankfurt closes with 33% rise in business meets

The 2013 edition of IMEX came to an end with IMEX Group Chairman Ray Bloom announcing several important new business achievements for the Frankfurt edition of the trade show. Overall, the three-day meetings, incentives and conventions trade show in Germany saw a 33% increase in the number of appointments made by a total of 9,000 […]

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India to hold road shows in Saudi Arabia to attract tourists

In a bid to lure high-end tourists to some of its exotic locations, India is set to organise tourism road shows across Saudi Arabia later this month. The campaign focusing on the theme ‘Find What You Seek’ will be held in Jeddah on May 19 followed by Riyadh on May 21 and in Dammam on […]

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