Tag: Mumbai


Italy and India to boost ties over ‘wedding tourism’

Destination weddings are seen as an important factor to boost tourism as they draw a huge increase in tourist numbers to a particular nation. The latest to join the league of countries to host ‘wedding tourism’ are Italy and India. Both countries have been receiving tourists in large numbers for theme-based weddings in exotic lands. […]

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Delhi top spot for foreign tourists

Delhi is the number one destination for overseas travellers, according to a recent study by online accommodation booking website, Hotels.com. Mumbai is second most popular, followed by Goa in third place, then Bengaluru, Chennai, Jaipur, Agra, Hyderabad, Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram. The Hotel Price Index (HPI) report by Hotels.com shows metro cities in India remain popular […]

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Thai Smile launches new routes to India

Thai Smile, a low cost airline from Thai Airways International, recently launched two new routes to India. The twice-weekly flight will connect Phuket to New Delhi and Mumbai. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Thai Smile Airlines of Thai Airways organised a familiarisation trip for media and travel agents for the inaugural direct flight […]

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OTM 2014 marketing campaign gets off to a head-start

OTM 2013, India’s biggest B2B travel trade show, concluded with a record number of visitors attending both the shows at Mumbai and Delhi. Some 1,200 exhibitors from 30 countries and all over India took part in OTM Mumbai and Delhi combined. The participation data shows that 29 National Tourist Organisations, 26 state governments from India, […]

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Curtains close on hugely successful OTM Mumbai

A record 10,000 trade visitors and 3,000 general visitors turned up before the close of OTM – India’s biggest international B2B-focused travel trade show at the Bombay Exhibition Centre.   OTM Mumbai – spread out over 200,000 square feet (approximately 20,000 square metres) – brought 900 exhibitors from 26 countries and all over India under one […]

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Record number of trade visitors in OTM Mumbai

  A record 8,500 trade visitors turned up before the close of the second day at OTM – India’s biggest international B2B-focused travel trade show at the Bombay Exhibition Centre. The first two days of the show have been dedicated to the travel trade fraternity and have drawn a hugely positive response. “OTM is the […]

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OTM: India’s top B2B focused Travel Trade Show

OTM Mumbai, India’s biggest travel trade show, opens this weekend (8-10 Feb). It will be followed by a smaller version, OTM Delhi, next weekend (14-16 Feb). Mumbai is the largest travel market in the country, accounting for 33% of all Indian travellers, followed by Delhi that represents 26%. OTM Mumbai is spread over 200,000 square […]

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Maharashtra appoints two agencies to tap tourism potential in Mumbai

  In a bid to tap the tourism potential of Mumbai, the state tourism department has appointed two agencies to study and frame a comprehensive tourism plan for the city. The plan, intended to explore the various avenues to utilise the city’s tourism potential, will be tabled before the state government within 30 days. “Mumbai […]

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