Tag: Hyderabad


MoT gets smartphone audio guides for major tourist cities

On the heels of Ministry of Tourism’s (MoT) latest introduction of ‘Walking Tours’ with Google, the tourism authority is working on improving visitor experience by getting smartphone enabled audio guides in major cities like Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Goa.  The mobile phones of travellers will act as audio guides with this new system. The […]

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Report: Goibibo reveals three-star hotels to occupy 50% online bookings

As per a travel report released by travel site Goibibo.com, it has been found that three-star hotels within the tariff slab of Rs. 1,500-3,500 are responsible for 50 percent of the online bookings. In the breakdown of leisure versus business hotels, the report reveals that leisure hotels take 56.41 percent bookings to business hotel’s 43.59 […]

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TTF West India Series to begin with Ahmedabad from Aug 16

India’s leading travel show network, TTF, made a successful leap to a B2B focus last month, with some 3,500 trade visitors and 15,000 general visitors attending TTF Kolkata and Hyderabad. To continue this success story, TTF now travels to West India for its annual event in Ahmedabad followed by Surat, Mumbai and Pune. The TTF West India […]

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Tourism Australia to conduct third India Mission in Goa

Tourism Australia will conduct its third annual India Travel Mission from August 25-28 in Goa to showcase the country’s offerings as a tourist destination. It will see the highest number of participation – some 100 by-invitation-only buyers as well as about 50 suppliers. Nishant Kashikar, Manager (India), Tourism Australia, said, “This year, we are expanding […]

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TTF Hyderabad ends with 15% increase in footfall

On the last day of the 105th edition of India’s biggest travel trade show, TTF (Travel & Tourism Fair), in the historic city of Hyderabad, the general public and travel enthusiasts were given a free entry to the fair. The venue, HITEX Exhibition Centre (Hall 1), was buzzing with activity with more than 200 participants from […]

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Chandana Khan

I welcome all who have come under the great banner of TTF in Hyderabad. It gives me a lot of satisfaction to see TTF going from strength to strength with both quantitative as well as qualitative value additions. The need to bring everyone involved in the travel trade together like this cannot be underestimated. The […]

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Around the world in 3 days at TTF Hyderabad

The 105th edition of India’s biggest travel trade show TTF (Travel & Tourism Fair) opened today in Hyderabad at the HITEX Exhibition Centre (Hall 1), bringing together more than 200 participants from all over the country as well as from 9 countries. Speaking at the opening press conference, Chandana Khan, IAS, Special Chief Secretary to Government, (Tourism, Cultural […]

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TAT promotes Grand Sale in TTF Hyderabad

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is participating in this year’s TTF Hyderabad to promote the ‘Amazing Thailand Grand Sale’ (ATGS) to the India market. The Grand Sale, which runs from June 15 to August 15 involves some 15,000 department stores, retail outlets, duty free shops, hotels, airlines, jewellery shops, spas, golf courses, restaurants, travel agencies, […]

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MTDC launches its 10-city road show campaign from Hyderabad

In its most aggressive marketing plan ever, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) launches its mission to cover 10 prominent cities of India to promote tourist destinations of Maharashtra. The first road show was held at Hyderabad where tourism officials from Maharashtra announced the setting up of an office at Tourism Bhavan, Begumpet in Hyderabad which […]

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Chiranjeevi inaugurates UNWTO conference in Hyderabad

Union Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi inaugurated United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Conference on sustainable tourism development at Hyderabad on 12th April. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that in the coming years, the Asia and Pacific regions with their vast range of destinations and products can certainly achieve higher growth in tourism by […]

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