Tag: travellers

Travellers’ expenditures in Hawaii increases to $1.3B

According to reports released by the Hawaii Tourism Authority(HTA), visitor spending in Hawaii increased by 4.5% in November to $1.29 billion while year-to-date spending rose 6.6% to $15.2 billion. George Szigeti, President and CEO, HTA, stated,” With December being historically a peak month for travel to Hawaii, the state’s tourism industry is poised to surpass […]

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Bahrain Tourism eyes influencing Indian travellers in 2018

Akansha Pandey | New Delhi The island country has been witnessing majorly business travellers from India. With their debut in the Indian market early this year, Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) is expecting an increase in leisure travellers from India this year. “We are very serious about tapping the Indian market further. For the […]

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Egencia Advantage to help business travellers throughout their journey

Egencia, the business travel arm of the Expedia group announced Egencia Advantage- a new global programme of services designed to support business travellers throughout their entire journey. From airport lounge access to traveller risk management, travel visa services and beyond, the new programme provides travellers with extra perks that improve satisfaction on the road for […]

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Jet Airways offers travellers a winter delight

Jet Airways announced a 7-day fare sale, for travellers planning their international travel this winter season. With winter season witnessing a strong demand for air travel, the airline is offering a discount of up to 30% to traveller enabling them to enjoy substantial savings. Gaurang Shetty, Director, Jet Airways, said, “This sale offers a great opportunity […]

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Paris continues to lure travellers

Paris registered 16.4 million footfall in the very first half of the year and is set to lure more travellers, as confirmed by a senior official. The hotel visits rose by 12.5% as compared to 2016, in the very first three months of 2017, due credits to the Russian and Japanese visitors who amplified the […]

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Brit and German travellers amongst the top spenders in Greece

Greece is one of the most significant tourist destination of Europe and also accounts for a significant amount of revenues generated from tourist expenditure and arrivals in Europe. The vast and varied history of Greece is popular amongst the travellers and the archaic architecture appeals the tourists to come in large numbers. Last year, the […]

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Myanmar to open new ecotourism sites for travellers

In an attempt to increase visitors to the country, Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism will focus on ecotourism. Myanmar will open a new ecotourism site, near Oaktwin and Pauk Khaung townships, in the Bago Yoma forest later this year. Myanmar currently has 21 ecotourism sites, which include 16 existing sites and a handful of […]

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Travellers can now avail direct payment benefits via Lufthansa’s Amadeus Airport Pay

The Lufthansa Group will now enable secure and simple payments at the check-in counter, by introducing ‘Amadeus Airport Pay’. The new service, developed by Amadeus and Ingenico will subsequently be available at more than 170 airports around the world. “Amadeus Airport Pay enables our travellers to choose customised ancillary services for their flight while checking […]

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ixigo creates a whole new experience for travellers through its Flights App

India travel meta player, ixigo has launched an all new version of its already popular Flights App. Available on both android & iOS, the app is packed with a host of new features, developed keeping in mind the convenience of flight travellers. The idea is to give more power to air travellers, by simplifying the […]

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Indian travellers to increase per trip expenditure in 2016

Indian travellers are likely to spend around $4501 on their next trip which marks a significant increase, from $2823 per trip in 2013 to $3106 in 2015, revealed the Visa Global Travel Intentions Study 2015. This increase in expenditure is significantly higher than their counterparts in the APAC region and across the globe. The increase […]

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