Tag: MICE

BLTM 2019 registers high interest from buyers and sellers, grows 50% over last year

Launched in 2016, India’s first full-fledged travel mart BLTM is dedicated to Business, MICE and Luxury Travel. Recently concluded BLTM 2019 was held on 18th and 19th January at the Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi. Qualified buyers from the capital and the rest of India were hosted at the event. 115 exhibitors from 26 Countries […]

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Oman targets Leisure, MICE and Wedding segments from India

The Ministry of Tourism, Oman recently conducted a multi-city roadshow in India, which was led by H.E. Maitha Saif Al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Tourism (MOT), Oman along with representative partners from the tourism industry and Oman Air. This is H.E. Maitha Saif Al Mahrouqi’s first official trip to India and she has expressed her desire to visit […]

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Dubai Business Events target MICE segment from India

Dubai Business Events conducted a three-city roadshow in Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru, majorly targeting the MICE segment from India. Dubai Business Events is a part of Dubai Tourism primarily focusing on the Business segment. Speaking exclusively to Travel News Digest, Karina Lance, Senior Manager – Sales and Convention Services, Dubai Business Events said, “80% […]

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Kerala targets 15% growth in tourist arrivals this year

Kerala is eyeing a robust 15% growth in the number of tourist arrivals in 2018 as it undertakes various initiatives to sell the state as a preferred tourist destination, a senior government official said. Kerala witnessed an overall growth of 10.94% in the number of tourist arrivals to the state in 2017. Domestic tourists rose […]

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ICCA reports Hyderabad’s MICE rankings across the globe

According to a report published by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), Hyderabad ranked 193 in 2017 as against a ranking of 239 in 2016 and jumped 46 ranks across the world in just a year, by upping its game in hosting international MICE last year. India ranks 24 in hosting events across countries. […]

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Bahrain eyes at growing MICE market in India

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) representative office in India in collaboration with tour operator Cox & Kings hosted 260 delegates from India Infoline Limited, a research service provider, to promote Bahrain’s tourism offerings, especially the MICE sector by attracting foreign investment and highlighting key differentiators. “Hosting the delegation from India comes in line with […]

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Tamarind Global expands to Dubai

Eyes on upping MICE segment    Shruti Dugar | Kolkata Tamarind Global, an India based destination and event management company, has gone international by expanding its presence to Dubai, a popular destination of choice for many Indians as well as a huge source market for Indian weddings and MICE market. Tamarind Global already has a stronghold […]

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Thailand hotels gear up for the Indian MICE and weddings market

Thailand is aggressively positioning itself as a strong MICE and wedding destination, to take advantage of the expanding Indian market for these segments. According to a data by The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), Thailand welcomed 129,717 MICE travelers from India in 2017 which is an increase of 36% over the previous year. Cities […]

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India emerges as 8th largest source market to South Africa

Plans to ease processing the visa to attract tourists from BRICS nation Shruti Dugar | Kolkata India has emerged as the eighth largest source market for South Africa. For the period of January 2017 to September 2017, MICE contributed 32.8% of total Indian arrivals into the land, leisure holidays made up 26.8% while business travellers […]

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Mauritius intends to grow India as 4th largest source market

Akansha Pandey | New Delhi The Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius recorded 87,000 overnights from Indian last year reporting about 6% increase. With the 2017 statistics in place, India now ranks as the seventh largest inbound source market (eighth in 2016). Going forward, with aggressive promotions lined up for this year, Mauritius Tourism has […]

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