Tag: UK

EaseMyTrip expands its footprint in UK market

EaseMyTrip.com (EMT) has expanded its footprint into the UK Market. In its pursuit of adding itineraries and entering into new markets, the company has now set up a new office via subsidiary company of EaseMyTrip – EASEMYTRIP UK LTD at London in UK. EMT has a strong footprint in the Indian market. It registered a […]

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Mauritius organised roadshows across five Indian cities to attract Indian tourists to its exotic locations

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) conducted roadshows in Chandigarh, Pune, Nagpur, Hyderabad and Kolkata as part of its efforts to create destination awareness. A total of 20 Mauritian partners like DMCs, hotels, airlines and attractions were part of the roadshow. When asked about connectivity issues from India to Mauritius, Arvind Bundhun, Director, MTPA while talking […]

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Republic of Turkey updates eVisa application rules

Indian nationals having the supporting document (visa or residence permit from Schengen or from the U.S., UK and Ireland) are eligible for Turkish e-Visa. Turkish e-visa is equivalent to the sticker visa issued at Turkish missions. E-visa kiosks at any airports in Istanbul will not be available after October 28, 2018. One needs to get […]

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Virgin Atlantic launches Freedom Sale with 30% off on UK and U.S. flights

Virgin Atlantic is celebrating India’s 72nd Independence Day by offering its customers incredible savings through a freedom sale from August 8-10, 2018. Customers planning a trip to the UK or US can enjoy a discount of 30% on one way and return flights in Economy and Upper Class. Customers already travelling with Virgin Atlantic this […]

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VFS Global launches Cyprus visa centres in UK

To offer greater accessibility and a seamless application process to UK residents and foreign nationals in the UK, VFS Global has launched four new application centres for the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus. For higher quality and a more personalised service, applicants can opt for the premium service at these centres that offer assistance […]

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Portugal lures film producers with revamped incentives

A bevy of international productions is heading to Portugal, lured by its unique light, landscapes and a revamped 25-30% cash-rebate scheme. With a 30% rebate, Portugal competes with territories such as UK, Hungary and France, and may expand to their levels. Terry Gilliam’s “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” benefited from the incentives; upcoming productions […]

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VisitBritain’s “I Travel For” campaign targets “Buzzseeker Travellers” from India

Kathryn Kannampuzha | Mumbai VisitBritain launched its new brand campaign “I Travel For” in Mumbai last month. The campaign will run across digital channels, including Facebook and website to engage with potential travellers and inspire them to book a holiday to Britain right now. The occasion was graced by Sally Balcombe, CEO, VisitBritain, Crispin Simon, […]

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London and Partners steps up efforts to attract Indian tech firms

The official promotional company for London – London and Partners is increasing its efforts to attract the Indian businesses and investors, with the opening of a new overseas office in India’s  tech capital, Bengaluru. The new office is part of London’s  continued drive to strengthen trade and investment links with India and will ease the process […]

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UK records 3.5 million visits in June 2017

UK witnessed a record of 3.5 million visits in June 2017, seven percent up against last year’s. Overseas visitors spent up to £2.2 billion in June, up two percent compared to the same month last year. There was also a 35% rise in the number of visitors coming from North America against the same period […]

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UK witnesses surge in Chinese travellers

In 2016, the value of China’s growing outbound travel market stood at 120 million, with Chinese tourist staying longer and spending more than the average visitor in the UK. The Q4 report of 2016 has revealed that Chinese tourism to the UK grew by 10% after a record breaking 2015. An increase of 31% of […]

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