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Dubai sees 17% increase in delegate impact from business event bid wins in H1 2019

Dubai Business Events (DBE), the city’s official convention bureau, has recorded exceptional results during the first half of 2019, securing 118 successful bid wins for events to be hosted in Dubai over the coming years. These events won in H1 2019, including conferences, meetings and incentives, are set to attract 75,288 delegates from around the […]

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New Zealand witnesses an increase of 5.3% international visitor arrivals

There was an increase of 5.3% in the year ending May 2018 for international visitor arrivals in New Zealand. The number of holiday arrivals increased by 6.5%. Off-peak season too witnessed about 5.6% increase on the previous year and regional spend increased to 14.1%. These increase in the number of tourist arrivals are as a […]

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Sri Lanka pushes for dual destination packages with India

                Akansha Pandey | New Delhi With 384,628 Indian travellers visiting Sri Lanka last year, an 8% growth over the previous year, India has retained its spot as the largest inbound source market for Sri Lanka. This increase was majorly fuelled by wedding, honeymoon and spiritual travellers from […]

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ACI Europe report: 9% increase in European Air passengers

According to the ACI Europe, there is a sharp nine percent increase in the air passengers as per the initial reports of first quarter of 2017. Such a massive growth in air traveler numbers is the best half-year performance in over a decade since it had seen passenger numbers growing by nearly 30% since the […]

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Ireland tourism sees a 20% increase in North American tourists

According to the recent report of the first quarter of 2017, Ireland experienced an increase of over 20% in visitor numbers from the North American market which Tourism Ireland Chief Executive Niall Gibbons described as ’spectacular.’ Visitor numbers from mainland Europe, particularly from Germany, Spain and France, grew by  six percent according to the latest […]

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U.S. forecasts 72% increase in Indian arrivals

U.S. is eyeing on a 72% increase in Indian arrivals to the country from the current year through 2021 as per US Department of Commerce’s National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO) data. “Over the last decade, travel and tourism exports to India have more than doubled accounting for 65% all U.S. services exports to India,” […]

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U.S. witness 2% increase in international visits in January

The U.S. Department of Commerce witnessed a two percent increase as compared to last year, with roughly 5.6 million visitors in January 2017. Mexico and Canada still continue to dominate the top inbound market visit with over 1.5 million visits to the U.S. The People’s Republic of China (excluding Hong Kong) (+16.6%), Japan (-3.2%), and […]

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TruJet plans to increase its fleet to 8 aircraft

TruJet, a regional carrier, which was given 18 routes under Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme, is planning to expand its fleet size to eight aircraft by March 2018. The airline is also looking to increase its number of flights to 50 later this year. The airline currently operates 31 flights, which includes four […]

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Germany records a steady increase in Indian tourists

Germany recorded a growth of 12.8% in tourists coming from India during January-May 2017. Romit Theophilus, Director, Sales and Marketing, German National Tourist Office (India) speaking at the Discover Germany roadshow held in Delhi said that Germany has had a phenomenal year so far and there has been around 329860 Indian visitors from Jan to […]

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Jamaica sees a 7.5% increase in visitor arrival this year

According to the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), Jamaica’s visitor total of 2.08 million air and sea visitors for the first half of the year was a 7.5% increase year over year. Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett informed the numbers put Jamaica firmly on the path to welcoming at least four million visitors this year, which […]

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