Tag: Kazakhstan

OTM 2019 emerges as the largest travel trade show in India again

Participants from 50+ Countries and many Indian States and Union Territories exhibited their destinations at OTM 2019, held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from January 23 to 25. OTM 2019 had 1,000+ exhibitors, including National and State Tourism Organisations, State Tourism Boards, Hotels, Airlines, Destination Marketing Companies and other suppliers serving leisure as well as […]

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TTF opens today in Ahmedabad

The biggest-ever Travel & Tourism Fair in the city The 3-day Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF)  inaugurated today, in the fully packed Exhibition Halls at Gujarat University. 665 exhibitors from 27 Indian states/UTs and from 23 countries are participating in TTF Ahmedabad, making this an unprecedented networking and business opportunity for the travel trade from […]

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Indian passengers boarding Air Astana to enjoy 72 hours visa-free stopover in Kazakhstan

Air Astana passengers holding Indian passports will enjoy 72 hours visa-free stopovers in Kazakhstan with effect from April 23, 2018, until the end of the year. Passengers with Air Astana flights transiting in Almaty and Astana simply need to notify check-in staff at the point of departure in order to enjoy the benefit of a […]

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Kazakhstan to ease its visa regime and flight frequency to boost tourism from India

Holiday Merchants in association with Global Air Kazakhstan had recently organised a destination workshop themed ‘Kazakhstan-The Hidden Jewel’. The workshop was graced by Bulat Sarsenbayev, Ambassador, The Republic of Kazakhstan to India along with Vikas Khanduri, CEO, Holiday Merchants; Akmaral Yechshanova, Kazakhstan Tourism Board and Gulden Ospanova, Global Air Kazakhstan. The Ambassador said, “We commenced […]

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China attempts to achieve 1.4 billion tourists

If Beijing’s plan to open up new regions to visitors succeeds, domestic tourism will become a major part of Chinese output. China may now be the biggest source of outbound tourists in the world, but for Beijing, the more lucrative spending boom is coming from the visitors who stay at home. According to official data, […]

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Air Astana launches new service from Astana to Paris

Air Astana launched a new three-times a week service from Astana to Paris. The service originates In Almaty, with no change of aircraft in Astana, and is operated using a Boeing 757 configured with 16 business and 150 economy class seats. The flight time from Astana to Paris is 7 hours 5 minutes. The service, […]

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PATA and Kazakhstan enter in a MOU

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Committee of Tourism Sector of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs (NCE) of Kazakhstan entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen the bond and shared interest between them. Martin J Craigs, PATA CEO, said, “We are delighted to welcome travel and tourism friends both public and private […]

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Monaco, Kazakhstan sign cooperation pact

The governments of Monaco and Kazakhstan signed a tourism cooperation agreement at the recent meeting, when Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev visited Monaco. The pact was signed and sealed by Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister along with Industry and New Technologies Minister Asset Issekeshev and Foreign Minister of Monako Jose Badia. Although this mutual cooperation will also […]

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Air Astana again passes IATA operational safety audit

Air Astana, the first carrier from Russia/the CIS /Eastern Europe to be awarded the prestigious 4-Star rating by Skytrax in its World Airline Awards 2012 and The Best Airline in Central Asia and India, has once again demonstrated its compliance with global safety standards by successfully passing the International Air Transport Association’s Operational Safety Audit […]

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Experts: Huge potential for development of environment-friendly ski resorts in Almaty

Members of an expert council responsible for the development of mountain ski tourism in Almaty said that they are confident of developing world-class ski resorts without any damage to nature in Kazakhstan. Claude Faure, President of Trois Vallees (Three Valleys) that operates ski tracks in France’s Courchevel, said that he was amazed by the beauty […]

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