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HRAWI conducts seminar on tax matters and updates in the Union Budget 2018/19 for Hotliers and Restaurateurs  

HRAWI conducts seminar on tax matters and updates in the Union Budget 2018/19 for Hotliers and Restaurateurs

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) organized a seminar on Tax Matters and updates in the Union Budget 2018-19 for hospitality sec......
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Ministry of Railways Announces one of the World’s Largest Recruitment Drive  

Ministry of Railways Announces one of the World’s Largest Recruitment Drive

Ministry of Railways has announced one of the world’s largest recruitment processes for 89409 posts in Group C Level I (Erstwhile Group D) & Level II Categories. Online applications......
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Time Bound Implementation of Electrification Work of Railway Tracks  

Time Bound Implementation of Electrification Work of Railway Tracks

Indian Railways have prepared an Action Plan to electrify (commission on electric traction) 38000 Route Kilometers in five years (2017-18 to 2021-22) for 100% electrification of its Broad Gauge (BG......
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Sharjah Tourism to target family and school groups from India in 2018  

Sharjah Tourism to target family and school groups from India in 2018

Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority, the agency entrusted with promotion of tourism into the Emirate of Sharjah, will be focusing more on family and school groups to increase both ......
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The Austrian National Tourist Office held its annual roadshow from the 6th to 8th of February  

The Austrian National Tourist Office held its annual roadshow from the 6th to 8th of February

"The Austrian National Tourist Office held its annual roadshow from the 6th-8th of February 2018. Delegates from local tourist boards, incoming agencies, attractions, hotels and travel partners wer......
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8.4% Growth in foreign tourist arrivals in january, 2018 over january, 2017  

8.4% Growth in foreign tourist arrivals in january, 2018 over january, 2017

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration ......
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2017 Marked by Strong Passenger Demand, Record Load Factor  

2017 Marked by Strong Passenger Demand, Record Load Factor

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2017 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) for the year ended 31 December rose......
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PATA sets the stage for peace at youth workshop  

PATA sets the stage for peace at youth workshop

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Highest Priority To Safety In Train Operations: Shri Piyush Goyal  

Highest Priority To Safety In Train Operations: Shri Piyush Goyal

The Union Minister for Railways and Coal Shri Piyush Goyal has reiterated that Railways accord highest priority to safety in train operations. Supportive data shows Consequential train accidents ......
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Delegates of Taiwan Tourism Bureau visit India  

Delegates of Taiwan Tourism Bureau visit India

Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB) under the Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MOTC) recently lead a delegation comprisin......
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Traffic results for January 2018: Austrian Airlines Starts the New Year with Strong Passenger Volume  

Traffic results for January 2018: Austrian Airlines Starts the New Year with Strong Passenger Volume

Austrian Airlines carried more than 730,000 passengers in January 2018, comprising a rise of 10.5 percent from the prior-year month. This increase is mainly due to the airline’s expanded flig......
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Garuda Indonesia maintains its 5 Star Airline Ranking by Skytrax  

Garuda Indonesia maintains its 5 Star Airline Ranking by Skytrax

Garuda Indonesia has been Certified as a 5-Star Airline for 2018 by Skytrax, the international air transport rating organisation, during an Award Ceremony held today at the Changi Exhibition ......
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Committee to Review Flexi Fare Scheme  

Committee to Review Flexi Fare Scheme

An eight member Committee comprising General Manager/West Central Railway, Principal Financial Advisor/East Central Railway, Executive Director Passenger Marketing, Railway Board, Execu......
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Thailands Kai Chon ice sculpture won International Snow Sculpture Contest in Japan  

Thailands Kai Chon ice sculpture won International Snow Sculpture Contest in Japan

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce its ongoing support for a team of Thai ice sculptors to join the 45th International Snow Sculpture Conte......
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SpiceJet records 32% increase in profit in Q3 2017  

SpiceJet records 32% increase in profit in Q3 2017

SpiceJet reported a profit of INR 239.99 crore for Q3 2017 ended December 31, 2017 as against INR 181.14 crore in the same quarter last year, making it the 12th successive profitable quarter ......
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Bangkok voted Best City Destination in Asia Pacific third year in a row	 

Bangkok voted Best City Destination in Asia Pacific third year in a row

Mr. Ronald Liem (left), DestinAsian Publisher , and Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications

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Innovation as the Key to Hotels Survival  

Innovation as the Key to Hotels Survival

Small and medium sized hotels in Mauritius must adopt innovative business models in order to regain a foothold in the country's changing accommodation marketplace, according to a new stud......
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M/O Tourism’s Social Media Key Influencers Campaign The Great India Blog Train Launched  

M/O Tourism’s Social Media Key Influencers Campaign The Great India Blog Train Launched

The Social Media Key Influencers Campaign of the Ministry of Tourism “The Great India Blog Train” involving Travel bloggers from across the world......
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TAT launches Open to the New Shades concept film  

TAT launches Open to the New Shades concept film

 The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a commercial film to illustrate its 2018 communication concept of ‘Open to the New Shades’. The film is available for viewing ......
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TAT ushers in Chinese New Year with nationwide celebrations  

TAT ushers in Chinese New Year with nationwide celebrations

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today kicked-off nationwide celebrations to usher in the Chinese New Year of the Dog, in collaboration with long-standing partners, the Ministry of Culture o......
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Thailand Tourism Festival 2018 records 8% growth in visitors  

Thailand Tourism Festival 2018 records 8% growth in visitors

This year’s popular Thailand Tourism Festival (TTF) held at Lumphini Park in Bangkok from 17 to 21 January was attended by 687,783 Thai and foreign visitors, up 8.64% over the 201......
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HRAWI seminar reflects on last 7 months of GST regime for hotels and restaurants  

HRAWI seminar reflects on last 7 months of GST regime for hotels and restaurants

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) organized a seminar on GST – Key issues for Hospitality sector on 31st January 2018 in the city. The seminar refl......
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Start of the semester break: Getting on the slope with Austrian Airlines  

Start of the semester break: Getting on the slope with Austrian Airlines

Austria is starting its semester break. In this regard, Austrian Airlines is offering numerous flight connections to ski areas within and outside of Austria. The offering ranges from Innsbruck, Sal......
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Dignitaries speaks at SATTE 2018  

Dignitaries speaks at SATTE 2018

  “Globally, we crossed the mark of 1.3 billion travellers th......
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32nd Surajkund Mela 2018: The Largest Crafts Fair In The World  

32nd Surajkund Mela 2018: The Largest Crafts Fair In The World

A splash of colours, rhythm of drum beats and joy de-vivre merge at Surajkund in Faridabad, Haryana during the first fortnight of each February. The curtains go up on the acclaimed annual Surajkund......
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Prime Minister’s Statement after the Union Budget 2018 19  

Prime Minister’s Statement after the Union Budget 2018 19

“I congratulate the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley for this budget which strengthens the foundation of New India. The focus of the budget is on issues ranging from agriculture to Infrastr......
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Wedding Bells: Thailand to Host Amour Asia Pacific 2018  

Wedding Bells: Thailand to Host Amour Asia Pacific 2018

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today announced that Thailand will host the first ever Amour Asia Pacific 2018, a luxury travel trade event that will cement the Kingdom’s reputation a......
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New Railways in New India Budget  

New Railways in New India Budget

New India Budget to transform Railways into a modern, safe, green, affordable and comfortable mode of transport Drastically scaling up investments by almost three times to Rs 1,48,528 cr. in 2018......
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Finance Minister proposes to develop 10 tourist destinations into model destinations  

Finance Minister proposes to develop 10 tourist destinations into model destinations

Presenting the annual budget for 2018-19, Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Government of India has proposed to convert 10 identified and prominent tourist destinations into iconic and model......
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SATTE organizes Single Malt Journey as part of Ongoing ‘I am 25’ campaign  

SATTE organizes Single Malt Journey as part of Ongoing ‘I am 25’ campaign

SATTE, South Asia’s largest travel and tourism exhibition, continues to celebrate its silver jubilee year in 2018. As part of the campaign, ‘I am 25’, SATTE organised a Singl......
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Vietnam attends India’s travel fair SATTE 2018  

Vietnam attends India’s travel fair SATTE 2018

The Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Department and various Vietnamese travel firms are participating in the International Travel and Tourism Trade Show (SATTE 2018) that opened in India’s capita......
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Letters of Intent Under ‘Adopt a Heritage’ Project Handed over to 17 Agencies for 62 Monuments at Closing Ceremony of ‘‘Bharat Parv’’  

Letters of Intent Under ‘Adopt a Heritage’ Project Handed over to 17 Agencies for 62 Monuments at Closing Ceremony of ‘‘Bharat Parv’’

‘Bharat Parv’ concluded at the Red Fort (Lal Quila), Delhi today in the presence of Shri K.J. Alphons, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism and Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C)......
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SATTE Conference Agenda 2018  

SATTE Conference Agenda 2018

SATTE India Conference 2018 Hall No – 8, 1St Floor
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Sri Lanka Tourism to spend USD 7 lakh for digital marketing campaign in India in 2018  

Sri Lanka Tourism to spend USD 7 lakh for digital marketing campaign in India in 2018

With an aim to promote Sri Lanka as a preferred destination for Indians, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, the national tourism board of the island country, will embark on a major......
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SpiceJet too small to bid for Air India: Ajay Singh  

SpiceJet too small to bid for Air India: Ajay Singh

Speaking at a knowledge session during the CAPA India Aviation Summit 2018, Ajay Singh, CMD, SpiceJet stated that SpiceJet is too small as a carrier to bid for buying stakes of Air India. Singh s......
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SATTE Begins Celebrations Of It Silver Jubilee  

SATTE Begins Celebrations Of It Silver Jubilee

SATTE - The South Asia’s largest travel and tourism exhibition, which is at its 25thyear, has announced its Silver Jubilee Celebration with it’s recently launched a ca......
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Preferred Hotels and Resorts Announces 2017 Results  

Preferred Hotels and Resorts Announces 2017 Results

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing, and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, has announced its 2017 year-e......
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OTM Mumbai concludes with a huge success, with 98% of them likely to return in 2019  

OTM Mumbai concludes with a huge success, with 98% of them likely to return in 2019

OTM Mumbai, deemed as one of the largest travel trade show, witnessed a heavy footfall this ......
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Preferred Hotels and Resorts celebrates 50 years of inspiring travel  

Preferred Hotels and Resorts celebrates 50 years of inspiring travel

Fifty years after 12 North American hoteliers established Preferred Hotels Association as a referral organization, this week, the Preferred brand celebrates its 50-year anniversary of curating exce......
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BHARAT PARV Focusses on DEKHO APNA DESH  

BHARAT PARV Focusses on DEKHO APNA DESH

‘Bharat Parv’ being organized by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India at the Red Fort, Delhi from 26th to 31st January, 2018 is focusing on “Dekho Apna Desh”. People......
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Union Budget 2018 expectations : Lords Hotels and Resorts  

Union Budget 2018 expectations : Lords Hotels and Resorts

Globally, a majority of the tourism countries levy a tax on hospitality which is an average 10 per cent lower than the GST here. Our hope is that the upcoming Union Budget reduces this gap at least......
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UNWTO Secretary General appoints Mr. Shanzhong Zhu as UNWTO Executive Director  

UNWTO Secretary General appoints Mr. Shanzhong Zhu as UNWTO Executive Director

UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili appointed Mr. Shanzhong Zhu as Executive Director of UNWTO. Mr. Zhu, a Chinese national, began his two-year term on 1 January 2018. Mr. ......
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Union Budget 2018 expectations : HRAWI  

Union Budget 2018 expectations : HRAWI

One of our long standing demands has been for the hospitality sector to be accorded an Infrastructure status and we wish to reiterate it for the upcoming Budget as well. The Association requests th......
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TAT dazzles with spectacular ATF 2018 gala tribute to Thai gastronomy greatness  

TAT dazzles with spectacular ATF 2018 gala tribute to Thai gastronomy greatness

Delegates attending ATF 2018 enjoyed a fabulous feast showcasing Thailand’s ascending gastronomic greatness during a spectacular Gala Opening ceremony held at Royal Flora Ratchaphruek botanic......
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Jazeera Airways announces Kochi as its third route in India  

Jazeera Airways announces Kochi as its third route in India

Following its recent launch into Hyderabad and Ahmedabad, Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s low cost airline, announced Kochi as its third route in India launching direct flights into Kuwait fr......
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Thailand Media Briefing speech by TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications Speech at ATF 2018  

Thailand Media Briefing speech by TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications Speech at ATF 2018

Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications, delivered the following speech at the Thailand Media Briefing, held on 24 January, 2018, as part of th......
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TAT highlights Thailands Unbeatable Geographic Advantage  

TAT highlights Thailands Unbeatable Geographic Advantage

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has highlighted Thailand’s unbeatable geographic location at the heart of ASEAN and the Asia Pacific region as a major reason why visitor arrivals will......
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ATF 2018 opens for business in Chiang Mai	 

ATF 2018 opens for business in Chiang Mai

ATF 2018 is opening with a buzz of excitement as sellers and country booths put on final touches while buyers hustle to fill last minute appointments. ......
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Lords Hotels and Resorts felicitated with the Indian Hotel Brand title at Indiaand#39;s Biggest Food and Hospitality show  

Lords Hotels and Resorts felicitated with the Indian Hotel Brand title at Indiaand#39;s Biggest Food and Hospitality show

India’s fastest growing hospitality chain – Lords Hotels & Resorts was announced as the ‘Indian Hotel Brand’ at the Business Excellence Honours hosted by Food Hospitalit......
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BHARAT PARV being organized from 26th to 31st January, 2018 at Red Fort, Delhi  

BHARAT PARV being organized from 26th to 31st January, 2018 at Red Fort, Delhi

The ‘Bharat Parv’  event  is  being  organized  by the Government  of  India  at  the   Red Fort, Delhi  from  26th......
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Ten Talented Thai Chefs Showcase Thai Gastronomy at AFT 2018 Gala Opening  

Ten Talented Thai Chefs Showcase Thai Gastronomy at AFT 2018 Gala Opening

The ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018, hosted by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), is pulling out all the stops with a gala ceremony highlighting Thai gastronomy and the rich culina......
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New dog themed events and interactive activities to strengthen community bonding and harmony at the Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2018  

New dog themed events and interactive activities to strengthen community bonding and harmony at the Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2018

To usher in the Year of the Dog, this year's Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations 2018 will feature a rich line-up of festivities for local and overseas visitors, as well as dog lovers......
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Ministry of Railways sets Zero scrap balance target for all Zonal Railways  

Ministry of Railways sets Zero scrap balance target for all Zonal Railways

Earnings from sale of Railway scrap not only augments Railways revenue but also helps in keeping the Railway track, stations, workshops, depots neat and tidy. In this regard......
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Japan Airlines Group announces flight frequency and fleet plans for FY2018  

Japan Airlines Group announces flight frequency and fleet plans for FY2018

JAL Group (JAL) announced its flight frequency and fleet plans on both international and domestic routes during FY2018 (ending March 31, 2019). In December 2017, JAL announced double daily se......
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Lanterns released for Taiwan Lantern Festival 2018  

Lanterns released for Taiwan Lantern Festival 2018

A beagle-inspired handheld lantern for the 2018 Lantern Festival was unveiled on Thursday, with......
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ITB MICE Forum: where convention and event industry experts exchange knowledge  

ITB MICE Forum: where convention and event industry experts exchange knowledge

Creating a festive atmosphere at events, evaluating events and how to manage diverse audiences – these are just some of the topics which the ITB MICE Forum will be examining at this year&rsqu......
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2017 a successful year of collaboration with Dubai Aviation entities for Bayanat Engineering  

2017 a successful year of collaboration with Dubai Aviation entities for Bayanat Engineering

To meet Dubai Aviation's growing demand for efficient and reliable solutions, Bayanat Engineering sharpened its solutions spectrum with partnered technology providers. The 2017 achievements ill......
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Romantic Enchantments in Thailand  

Romantic Enchantments in Thailand

With the most romantic day of the year fast approaching, Thailand brings a wide array of romantic delights from three of the luxurious properties in spectacular locations -- Krabi, Phuket and Koh S......
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TAT launches debut album Open to the New Shades  

TAT launches debut album Open to the New Shades

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has highlighted the essence of Amazing Thailand inspired by its new communication concept, ‘Open to the New Shades’, with the release of its debu......
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HRAWI food safety training initiative in association with FSSAI momentum  

HRAWI food safety training initiative in association with FSSAI momentum

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India’s (HRAWI) initiative to get as many hospitality professionals certified in Food Safety Training & Certification (FoSTaC) programme ha......
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Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter Closes  

Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter Closes

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 49th edition of Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter wrapped up at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) t......
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Thailand ready for ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 in Chiang Mai  

Thailand ready for ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 in Chiang Mai

Thailand is ready to host the 37th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF 2018) between 22-26 January, 2018, a......
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Thailand showcases Thai local experiences at ATF 2018  

Thailand showcases Thai local experiences at ATF 2018

The countdown to the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 in Chiang Mai from 22 to 26 January is underway with Thail......
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Airbus hikes list prices by 2%  

Airbus hikes list prices by 2%

According to a report in The Indian Express, Airbus on Monday said it has increased the average list-prices of its aircraft by 2% with effect from January 1. This move could impact airlines in Indi......
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ATF 2018 tours combine neighbouring destinations with Thai local experiences  

ATF 2018 tours combine neighbouring destinations with Thai local experiences

The ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 offers buyers and media a unique opportunity to discover Chiang Mai city with a fresh new perspective by taking advantage of the Tourism Authority of Thailand&rsq......
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Railway Ministry To Hold Mega Conclave With Leaders Of Construction Industry To Ensure Expeditious Implementation Of Ambitious Railway Infrastructure Development Projects  

Railway Ministry To Hold Mega Conclave With Leaders Of Construction Industry To Ensure Expeditious Implementation Of Ambitious Railway Infrastructure Development Projects

In a major initiative to ensure expeditious implementation of ambitious Railway Infrastructure Development Plans, Ministry of Railways is organizing a “Mega......
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Nominations Open for SATA 2018  

Nominations Open for SATA 2018

Nomination has been opened up for SATA 2017, South Asian Travel Awards scheduled to take place during October in India.
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2017 International Tourism Results: the highest in seven years  

2017 International Tourism Results: the highest in seven years

International tourist arrivals grew by a remarkable 7% in 2017 to reach a total of 1,322 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. This strong momentum is expected to cont......
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AccorHotels opens second ibis hotel in Pune  

AccorHotels opens second ibis hotel in Pune

InterGlobe Hotels and AccorHotels on January 4, 2018 announced the opening of ibis Pune Hinjewadi (IPH), the second ibis hotel in Pune city. Hinjewadi being recognised as the IT hub of Pune, and ......
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National Rail Transport Seminar on the theme Railways for Sustainable Development held in New Delhi.  

National Rail Transport Seminar on the theme Railways for Sustainable Development held in New Delhi.

The Centre for Transportation Research and Management (CTRAM), is an autonomous body of Transport Professionals in the country organized a National Rail Transport Seminar with the theme &ldqu......
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Tourism Malaysia announces six month long promotion campaign to tap Indian market  

Tourism Malaysia announces six month long promotion campaign to tap Indian market

Comprehending the potential of Indian tourist market, Tourism Malaysia is set to tap it with an aggressive six-month long marketing and promotion campaigns from January to June 2018. ......
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Kerala Tourism aims for 100% increase in foreign tourist arrivals in next 5 years  

Kerala Tourism aims for 100% increase in foreign tourist arrivals in next 5 years

Kerala Tourism on Tuesday had organised a partnership meet for buyers and sellers at Sahara Star hotel in Mumbai. These partnership meets are a part of their marketing campaign for promoting tour......
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Preferred Hotels and Resorts Launches January Sale  

Preferred Hotels and Resorts Launches January Sale

New Year, New Travels! Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, launches its annual January Sale, offering discounts up to 40% for stays a......
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Ministry of Tourism Launches Incredible India Digital Calendar and Wall and Desk Calendar 2018  

Ministry of Tourism Launches Incredible India Digital Calendar and Wall and Desk Calendar 2018

In line with the Government’s Digital India initiative, Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology, Shri K.J. Alphon......
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First Four HKTDC Fairs of the Year Attracted 6% More Visitors Than Last Year  

First Four HKTDC Fairs of the Year Attracted 6% More Visitors Than Last Year

Featuring more than 2,940 exhibitors from around the world, the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and Hong Kong International Stationery Fair concluded successfull......
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Austrian Airlines Looking to Hire 600 New Employees  

Austrian Airlines Looking to Hire 600 New Employees

Austrian Airlines can look back at a successful year in 2017. Close to 12.9 million passengers flew with Austria’s red-white-red national carrier last year, comprising a rise of 12.8 percent ......
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Jordan Tourism Board conducts B2B Roadshow in Mumbai  

Jordan Tourism Board conducts B2B Roadshow in Mumbai

Jordan Tourism Board recently conducted a Roadshow in Mumbai with 9 partners -- Air Arabia, United Travel Agency, Travco Tours, D......
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Matunga Railway Station in Mumbai Division of Central Railway enters Limca Book of Records 2018 for posting all women staff on the station.  

Matunga Railway Station in Mumbai Division of Central Railway enters Limca Book of Records 2018 for posting all women staff on the station.

Indian Railways initiative of empowering its women employees has brought laurels as Matunga Railway Station has entered into Limca Book of Records 2018.Matunga Railway Station has......
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Traffic Results for the Entire Year 2017: Record Year with 12.8 Percent Growth in Passenger Volume  

Traffic Results for the Entire Year 2017: Record Year with 12.8 Percent Growth in Passenger Volume

Austrian Airlines carried approx. 12.9 million passengers in the period January to December 2017. This comprises a year-on-year increase of 12.8 percent or 1.5 million passengers. This rise can be ......
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Celebrate the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival  

Celebrate the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival

To be celebrated from 2nd March to 11th March, the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival is going to present itself via water, on the land, and in the air. Bringing together tourism, technology, cultu......
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UNWTO activities at FITUR 2018  

UNWTO activities at FITUR 2018

The UNWTO Awards on Innovation and Excellence in Tourism, African and Middle East tourism development and the Chinese Market among the activities of the World Tourism Organiz......
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Experience broadway with A 2 for 1 ticket offer this winter during NYC broadway week  

Experience broadway with A 2 for 1 ticket offer this winter during NYC broadway week

NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, announced NYC Broadway Week tickets are on sale to the public today beginning at 10:30am ES......
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Electrification of Indian Railway Tracks  

Electrification of Indian Railway Tracks

State/UT wise length (Route Kilometer) of Broad Gauge (BG)  railway routes of Indian Railways yet to be electrified are as under:-   ......
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Vistara plans international operations by 2nd half of the year  

Vistara plans international operations by 2nd half of the year

According to a report in The Economic Times, Vistara said that it plans to launch its international operations during the second half of 2018, and would achieve the mandatory 20 aircraft flying n......
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Ministry of Railways extends SMS facility regarding status of delayed trains to 1373 trains including Garib Rath, Duranto, Jan Shatabdi, Suvidha, Humsafar and Superfast trains.  

Ministry of Railways extends SMS facility regarding status of delayed trains to 1373 trains including Garib Rath, Duranto, Jan Shatabdi, Suvidha, Humsafar and Superfast trains.

Ministry of Railways has extended its facility of information to passengers through Short Messaging Service (SMS) to 1373 trains including Garib Rath, Duranto, Jan Shatabdi, Suvidha,&n......
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Atlantis, The Palm appoints Timothy Kelly as General Manager and senior Vice President of operations  

Atlantis, The Palm appoints Timothy Kelly as General Manager and senior Vice President of operations

Atlantis, The Palm, the five-star destination resort located on The Palm Island has appointed Timothy Kelly as General Manager an......
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ATOAI to celebrate 2018 as The Year of Adventure Tourism across the country  

ATOAI to celebrate 2018 as The Year of Adventure Tourism across the country

After the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) announced 2018 as “The Year of Adventure Tourism”, the Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) will spearhead various activities ......
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GPS enabled device in Trains  

GPS enabled device in Trains

Ministry of Railways in collaboration with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is implementing Real-Time Train Information System (RTIS) which involves tracking of train by placin......
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Hyderabad gives Indian medical tourism a shot in the arm  

Hyderabad gives Indian medical tourism a shot in the arm

In view of a massive rise in the number of medical tourists visiting Hyderabad every year, the city is all set to launch a facilitation centre in January 2018. The centre will be launched b......
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A New Logo for Monaco Tourist and Convention Authority and a Strong Eco Responsible Strategy from 2018  

A New Logo for Monaco Tourist and Convention Authority and a Strong Eco Responsible Strategy from 2018

At the annual conference of its representative offices abroad, Monaco Tourist and Convention Authority (DTC) presented its new visual identity, "......
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IRCTC to launch its co branded debit card in association with SBI  

IRCTC to launch its co branded debit card in association with SBI

As per The Financial Express report, to incentivise passengers to use the online ticket booking system and adopt cashless methods, Indian Railways is set to launch its own co-branded debit ca......
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New Year Message by UNWTO Secretary General, Zurab Pololikashvili  

New Year Message by UNWTO Secretary General, Zurab Pololikashvili

Dear all   It is with a sense of pride and humility that I assume my post as Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) for the period 2018-2021. I wou......
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Railways set to electrify 38,000 km route in next five years  

Railways set to electrify 38,000 km route in next five years

Railways has prepared an action plan to electrify 38,000 km route in five years from 2017-18, the ministry informed the Rajya Sabha today. In a written reply to a question, Minister of State for Ra......
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American visitors to Thailand hit 1 million for the first time  

American visitors to Thailand hit 1 million for the first time

The number of Americans visiting Thailand annually hit the 1-million mark today, setting a new record for Thailand’s No 1 source market from the Americas Region, where the Tourism......
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Thailands visitor arrivals surge to 34 million, exceeds annual target  

Thailands visitor arrivals surge to 34 million, exceeds annual target

The Thai tourism industry is poised to hit yet another new record after the arrival of Thailand’s 34 millionth visitor and 1.81 trillion baht (US$ 50 billion) for the full calenda......
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Supervisory Board Appoints Wolfgang Jani as the New CFO  

Supervisory Board Appoints Wolfgang Jani as the New CFO

Austrian Airlines will have a new CFO in 2018. After the current CFO Heinz Lachinger announced in September that he intended to leave the company, Austria’s red-white-red flag carrier searche......
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Royal Jordanian offers 54% discount on bookings as birthday bonanza  

Royal Jordanian offers 54% discount on bookings as birthday bonanza

Royal Jordanian is offering a discount of up to 54% on its fares in celebration of the airline’s 54th anniversary from December 15. The exciting offer will be valid for 24 hours from ......
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Kerala Tourism to kick off Phase II of its promotional campaign next month  

Kerala Tourism to kick off Phase II of its promotional campaign next month

Kerala Tourism is set to come up with a three-month long international campaign in its bid to lure foreign tourists to the state. The campaign would be the second phase of its efforts in this......
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Minor Hotels Announces AVANI Hotels and Resorts  To Debut in Oman with Development of New Hotel in Muscat  

Minor Hotels Announces AVANI Hotels and Resorts To Debut in Oman with Development of New Hotel in Muscat

Minor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 157 hotels and resorts in 24 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the ......
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TAT introduces Open to the New Shades concept to the French market  

TAT introduces Open to the New Shades concept to the French market

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has introduced its new tourism marketing concept, Open to the New Shades”, to the French market alongside the presentation of Thai tastes a......
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Biennial Bon Odori Festival in Bangkok marks 130 years of Thai Japanese relations  

Biennial Bon Odori Festival in Bangkok marks 130 years of Thai Japanese relations

The Biennial Bon Odori Festival this year marked 130 years of Thai-Japanese diplomatic relations, and joined in the celebrations under the action-packed Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 with two ......
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GET SET TO WELCOME 2018 WITH iSKATE’S WINTER WONDERLAND  

GET SET TO WELCOME 2018 WITH iSKATE’S WINTER WONDERLAND

This festive season iSKATE - India’s first all year ice skating rink is all set to give guests the real quintessence of Christmas and New Year. ......
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The Student Hotel to open in Dresden for summer 2018  

The Student Hotel to open in Dresden for summer 2018

The Student Hotel will open its first German co-living and co-working destination on the Pragerstraße 13. The hotel is located in the most vibrant retail district of Dresden, between ......
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Jordan Tourism Board conducts B2B Roadshow in New Delhi  

Jordan Tourism Board conducts B2B Roadshow in New Delhi

Jordan Tourism Board recently conducted a Roadshow in New Delhi with 8 partners -- Air Arabia, United Travel Agency, Travco Tours, Dakkak Tours, Em......
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Eurostar unveils new customer loyalty programme, Club Eurostar  

Eurostar unveils new customer loyalty programme, Club Eurostar

Eurostar has launched a new loyalty programme, Club Eurostar. Available to leisure and business travellers, the new programme offers more flexibility, additional benefits, and is accessible......
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2nd UNWTO UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture  

2nd UNWTO UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture

Over 800 participants from 70 countries gathered in Muscat, capital city of the Sultanate of Oman on 11-12 December 2017 for the Conference, an official event in the calendar of the Internation......
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Starting Tomorrow: Renovation of Austrian Airlines Lounges at Vienna Airport  

Starting Tomorrow: Renovation of Austrian Airlines Lounges at Vienna Airport

Austrian lounges receive new design with a focus on Austria and individuality Renovation of all three Business Class lounges and all two Senator lounges
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TRAVEL plus LESIURE PLACE TEL AVIV IN THE BEST 50 PLACES TO TRAVEL IN 2018  

TRAVEL plus LESIURE PLACE TEL AVIV IN THE BEST 50 PLACES TO TRAVEL IN 2018

Travel + Leisure have just published their “50 Best Places to Travel in 2018”. Travel + Leisure say “From a remote, idyl......
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16 New Passport Seva Kendras To Be Started In Maharahtra Shortly  

16 New Passport Seva Kendras To Be Started In Maharahtra Shortly

In a bid to expedite the process of ensuring passport facility to one and all in the Country, 251 New passport Seva Kendras would be started throughout India with 16 new centres opening up in Mahar......
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flydubai announces new destinations in Europe  

flydubai announces new destinations in Europe

Dubai-based carrier flydubai announced the launch of two new European routes for next year: flights to Krakow will start on April 8, 2018 and flights to Catania will start on June 13, 2018. f......
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PREFERRED HOTELS AND RESORTS PRESENTS THE MOST ANTICIPATED INDEPENDENT HOTEL OPENINGS OF 2018  

PREFERRED HOTELS AND RESORTS PRESENTS THE MOST ANTICIPATED INDEPENDENT HOTEL OPENINGS OF 2018

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, announces 13 new properties scheduled to launch in the New Year. Spanning the globe, these new luxury lodgings off......
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Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways connects to India with daily flights to Hyderabad  

Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways connects to India with daily flights to Hyderabad

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) recently inaugurated its daily flights to Hyderabad. Kochi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad will follow in early 2018 as the airline expands its ne......
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Ministry of Railways Announces Cancellation/Partial Cancellation/Diversion/Frequency Reduction of Trains For The Forthcoming Foggy Season  

Ministry of Railways Announces Cancellation/Partial Cancellation/Diversion/Frequency Reduction of Trains For The Forthcoming Foggy Season

In order to manage the train operations in upcoming foggy season 2017-18, Ministry of Railways has devised a detailed plan for cancellation & frequency reduction etc. of trains traversing throu......
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Sikkim Tourism to finalise its new Tourism Policy soon  

Sikkim Tourism to finalise its new Tourism Policy soon

Sikkim Tourism will be finalising its new tourism policy soon. The draft policy will be finalised once it gets the government approval. This was informed by C Zangpo, Secretary-Tourism, Sikki......
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Indian Railways accomplishes major savings in its ‘ElectricTraction Energy Bill’  

Indian Railways accomplishes major savings in its ‘ElectricTraction Energy Bill’

The total cumulative savings from April, 2015 to October, 2017 reaches ?5636crores.  
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BANYAN TREE PHUKET TAKES FESTIVE SEASON TO THE NEXT LEVEL  

BANYAN TREE PHUKET TAKES FESTIVE SEASON TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Banyan Tree Phuket is the place to be this festive season as pop-up dinners, picnics, live entertainment and a host of activities are crafted with special care to cr......
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InterGlobe Hotels to build ibis property in Hebbal, Bengaluru  

InterGlobe Hotels to build ibis property in Hebbal, Bengaluru

InterGlobe Hotels (IGH) recently concluded an acquisition of a strategic, prime land parcel in Hebbal, Bengaluru to build an ibis property in this important commercial hub of the ci......
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Wizz Air to base four new A320s at London Luton airport  

Wizz Air to base four new A320s at London Luton airport

Wizz Air has announced an expansion at its Luton base, with the addition of four Airbus A320 aircraft to its fleet by June 2018. The allocation of four more Airbus A320 aircraft, each equip......
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Tasty Thailand guidebook released alongside Gault and Millau Belux 2018 edition  

Tasty Thailand guidebook released alongside Gault and Millau Belux 2018 edition

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in partnership with Gault & Millau, recently released a bilingual ‘Tasty Thailand’ guidebook supplement alongside the new Gault & Millau......
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Companies Compete for Austria’s Young Talents: Austrian Airlines Launches Education Program for Future Air Traffic Managers  

Companies Compete for Austria’s Young Talents: Austrian Airlines Launches Education Program for Future Air Traffic Managers

Dual aviation management studies in cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Worms starting in March 2018 Austrian Airlines looking for up to e......
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GoAir expands operations with 30 additional flights  

GoAir expands operations with 30 additional flights

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Austrian Airlines Trains Young Pilots Again  

Austrian Airlines Trains Young Pilots Again

Today, November 16, 2017, 24 future pilots are commencing their training to become fully-qualified pilots for Austrian Airlines. Their first training flight in Goodyear, Arizona (USA) will tak......
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Grand procession ushers in Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018  

Grand procession ushers in Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today kicked off the ambitious “Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018” campaign with a spectacular procession through the heart of Bangkok. The open......
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Indian Railways Striding on Low Carbon Pathway  

Indian Railways Striding on Low Carbon Pathway

Ministry of Railways hosted a side event titled, “Indian Transport Sector: Marching towards sustainable mobility” at Conference of Parties (COP-23), Indian Pavilion at Bonn, Germany on ......
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Dilip Puri announces top end hospitality education venture in India in partnership with Lausanne Hospitality  

Dilip Puri announces top end hospitality education venture in India in partnership with Lausanne Hospitality

With a promise to “reimagine hospitality education” of India in coming years, Dilip Puri, former Managing Director of Starwood Hotels of South Asia region has announced a premium ......
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Carlson Rezidor to add 7 Radisson hotels in India by 2018 end  

Carlson Rezidor to add 7 Radisson hotels in India by 2018 end

According to a report in moneycontrol, Hospitality major Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is planning to add up to seven hotels under its Radisson brand in India by the end of next year, a senior ......
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Minor Hotels to Open Three New Build Hotels in Qatar In Spring 2018 Under Tivoli and Oaks Brands  

Minor Hotels to Open Three New Build Hotels in Qatar In Spring 2018 Under Tivoli and Oaks Brands

Minor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 157 hotels and resorts in 24 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the ......
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Rotana continues relationship with Arabian Travel Market  

Rotana continues relationship with Arabian Travel Market

Rotana Hotels & Resorts is marking its 25th anniversary by continuing its sponsorship of the registrations for next year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM), also celebrating its 25th anniversa......
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Tourism ministers set the agenda on second day of WTM London  

Tourism ministers set the agenda on second day of WTM London

Tourism ministers from across the world met hoteliers, tourist boards and trade associations at World Travel Market London – the leading global event for the travel industry – to tackle......
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Minister of Tourism and Sports presented Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 at WTM 2017  

Minister of Tourism and Sports presented Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 at WTM 2017

Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports, H.E. Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul unveiled the latest tourism promotional extravaganza, the “Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018” at the ......
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Brexit talks top the agenda on the opening day of WTM London  

Brexit talks top the agenda on the opening day of WTM London

Fears about the impact of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on the travel trade dominated debates at World Travel Market London – the leading global event for the travel industry.
New Marketing Concept Open to the New Shades of Thailand launched at WTM London  

New Marketing Concept Open to the New Shades of Thailand launched at WTM London

The Tourism Authority of Thailand will use the World Travel Market 2017 (WTM), one of the world’s leading travel trade shows, as a platform to launch its new marketing concept, “Open to......
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Thai Licious Journey Two web series to showcase more delightful culinary adventures  

Thai Licious Journey Two web series to showcase more delightful culinary adventures

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has hosted Chef Andy Ricker, one of the United States’ most celebrated chefs of Thai cuisine and Thailand’s first Amazing Thailand Culinary Ambas......
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CENTENARY OF THE BALFOUR DECLARATION EXHIBITION AT THE ISRAEL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES  

CENTENARY OF THE BALFOUR DECLARATION EXHIBITION AT THE ISRAEL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

The Centenary of the Balfour Declaration Exhibition, at the Israel Academy of Science and Humanities in Jerusalem, assembles historical documents texts and objects of a wide range of types and......
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TUTC to launch luxury lodge Jaagir Lodge Dudhwa  

TUTC to launch luxury lodge Jaagir Lodge Dudhwa

The Ultimate Travelling Camp (TUTC), the luxury camping company is expanding its footprint with the launch of a rebranded luxury lodge, Jaagir Lodge Dudhwa, in Terai, Uttar Pradesh, India. TU......
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TAT launches Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 calendar of events  

TAT launches Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 calendar of events

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is launching an ambitious calendar of events in support of the ‘Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018‘ featuring an action-packed s......
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Stylish Beachfront Resort with Pool Villas is Being Built on the Southeast Coast of Koh Samui  

Stylish Beachfront Resort with Pool Villas is Being Built on the Southeast Coast of Koh Samui

Sheltered by a cove of golden sand and fringed by coconut palms, an upscale resort paradise is being developed on the southeast coast of Koh Samui; AVANI Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas will......
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First Boeing 767 Equipped with Premium Economy Seats  

First Boeing 767 Equipped with Premium Economy Seats

Altogether 252 Premium Economy seats will be installed in twelve long-haul aircraft High traveling comfort due to more legroom, additional service and extr......
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Plaza Premium Group opens new Lounge in Riyadh  

Plaza Premium Group opens new Lounge in Riyadh

Plaza Premium Group, premium airport services provider, recently added Riyadh of Saudi Arabia to its global network by opening a new Plaza Premium Lounge. Conveniently located on Mezzanine Level, T......
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VITS Hotels Worldwide unveils new property in Agra  

VITS Hotels Worldwide unveils new property in Agra

Hoping to cash in on the growing leisure travellers in the city of Taj, VITS Hotels Worldwide has launched its 4-star property ‘VITS Agra’. Prominently located on National Highway 2, th......
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CELEBRITY CRUISES COMES TO INDIA  

CELEBRITY CRUISES COMES TO INDIA

TIRUN Travel Marketing, the pioneer of cruise tourism in the country and the exclusive India representative of Celebrity Cruisesis excited to announce cruise sailings from and to Mumbai this winter......
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GET READY TO RUN IN 2018 WITH THE START OF MARATHON SEASON IN ISRAEL  

GET READY TO RUN IN 2018 WITH THE START OF MARATHON SEASON IN ISRAEL

With a mild and relatively dry winter season, combined with stunning landscapes and rich history, Israel is a perfect venue for marathons and competitive relay races. Here is a round-up of the main......
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Vistara announces its Diwali Special ‘Festival of Flights’ Sale  

Vistara announces its Diwali Special ‘Festival of Flights’ Sale

Vistara, a full-service carrier, announced the ‘Festival of Flights’ Sale in celebration of Diwali. The 48-hours only festive Sale offers all-inclusive fares starting at just INR ......
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WINTER HOLIDAY OFFER AT PALAZZO VERSACE DUBAI  

WINTER HOLIDAY OFFER AT PALAZZO VERSACE DUBAI

Reminiscent of a 16th century Italian Palace, Palazzo Versace Dubai is a Neoclassical masterpiece with subtle traces of Arabian architecture. Featuring a striking entrance, high ceilings, landscape......
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Counting Down 2018 InBariloche  

Counting Down 2018 InBariloche

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, and this is the time of the year when all we care about is bidding farewell to the year with a bang. But if a party city is what you’re after,......
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PATA extends CEO Dr. Mario Hardy’s contract till January 1, 2021  

PATA extends CEO Dr. Mario Hardy’s contract till January 1, 2021

The Executive Board of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has extended the contract of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Mario Hardy for a period of three years commencing Janua......
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Tivoli Hotels and Resorts announces its expansion into the Middle East  

Tivoli Hotels and Resorts announces its expansion into the Middle East

With the goal of developing outstanding hotels in Qatar, Tivoli Hotels and Resorts – part of Minor Hotels – announces it is now operating the Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels in Doha, a colle......
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Bengaluru International Airport to be first Aadhaar enabled airport in India  

Bengaluru International Airport to be first Aadhaar enabled airport in India

As per the TNN report, after a two-month pilot project in February, the Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has given push to its plan to make Kempegowda International Airport (KIA......
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78th SKAL World Congress begins in Hyderabad  

78th SKAL World Congress begins in Hyderabad

Skål, the biggest global travel and tourism organisation chose Hyderabad India to host their World Congress in 2017.   The proceedings started with a Wel......
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Mastercard Global Travel City honour for 2017 goes to Bangkok  

Mastercard Global Travel City honour for 2017 goes to Bangkok

Bangkok has confirmed its position as one of the world’s favourite holiday destinations, taking the top spot in the just-released Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index 2017<......
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Trafalgar announces all Autumn, Winter and Spring departures  

Trafalgar announces all Autumn, Winter and Spring departures

Trafalgar assures that agents can now confidently book holidays from October 2017 through to April 2018, resulting in departures for Autumn, Winter & Spring 2017/2018 now confirmed as 100......
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Argentina hosts the 2nd UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism  

Argentina hosts the 2nd UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism

To highlight the relevance of wine and gastronomy as key components of tourism development, the 22ndUNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism was held in Mendoza, Argentina on 29-30 Se......
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FCM Travel Solutions and KPMG reveal advanced digital technology  

FCM Travel Solutions and KPMG reveal advanced digital technology

FCM Travel Solutions, the Indian subsidiary of Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG), Australia introduced the essential Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools for Indian business travellers to manag......
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FCM Travel Solutions to launch AI based Chatbot ‘SAM’  

FCM Travel Solutions to launch AI based Chatbot ‘SAM’

FCM Travel Solutions, the Indian subsidiary of Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG), Australia introduced the essential Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools for Indian business travellers to manag......
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Austrian Airlines Announces Passenger Record in its Anniversary Year  

Austrian Airlines Announces Passenger Record in its Anniversary Year

On September 30, 1957, the company “Austrian Airlines Österreichische Luftverkehrs Aktiengesellschaft” was founded in the large meeting room of Creditanstalt bank in Vienna’s......
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CFO Heinz Lachinger Leaves Austrian Airlines in 2018  

CFO Heinz Lachinger Leaves Austrian Airlines in 2018

Heinz Lachinger, 50, the longstanding CFO and Member of the Extended Management Board of Austrian Airlines, will leave the company on his own request at the end of March 2018. The search for a succ......
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Alitalia to resume flights  to India after 9 years with Delhi-Rome flight  

Alitalia to resume flights to India after 9 years with Delhi-Rome flight

Alitalia is ready to make a comeback to India after a big gap of 9years. It stopped operating in the country in 2008, the Italian airline will start a new direct flight between Delhi and Rome ......
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Historic renovation of Wat Aruns famed pagoda completed	 

Historic renovation of Wat Aruns famed pagoda completed

The world-famous Temple of Dawn pagoda, also internationally known as Wat Arun, will officially be reopened the end of this year after being closed to visitors for three years to undergo repairs an......
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The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali Acknowledged with Five Prestigious Awards  

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali Acknowledged with Five Prestigious Awards

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is proud to announce that it has added five new accolades to its growing collection.   Heavenly Spa by Westin recently claimed Global Winner st......
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Air New Zealand to nearly double capacity to Bali  

Air New Zealand to nearly double capacity to Bali

The airline currently operates two services per week from Auckland to Denpasar International Airport between the end of May and mid-October, increasing to three services per week during peak times.......
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Qatar Airways Increases Frequency To Moscow With Additional Daily Flight  

Qatar Airways Increases Frequency To Moscow With Additional Daily Flight

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has added additional flights to its Moscow route, bringing the total frequency to 21 flights per week between Doha and the Russian capital. Commencing 2......
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Air France increases services to Costa Rica during the 2017-18 winter season  

Air France increases services to Costa Rica during the 2017-18 winter season

To meet high market demand, Air France will offer as from this winter one additional flight to San José (Costa Rica) on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle. A service connecting San Jos&e......
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Canaries take Flight: British Airways announces new winter schedule  

Canaries take Flight: British Airways announces new winter schedule

British Airways is making enjoying the winter sun even easier for customers this year with extra flights from Heathrow and Gatwick being added to the airline's schedules.  
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Austrian Airlines to Launch Flight Service to Cape Town and Tokyo  

Austrian Airlines to Launch Flight Service to Cape Town and Tokyo

Austrian Airlines will include two new long-haul destinations in its portfolio starting in 2018. As of May 15, 2018, it will offer up to five weekly flights to Tokyo, and also fly to Cape Town twic......
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Qatar Airways Congratulates Germany On Winning The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017  

Qatar Airways Congratulates Germany On Winning The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, congratulates Germany on winning the final match of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 which took place Sunday night in St. Petersbur......
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Etihad Airways introduces Airbus A380 from Abu Dhabi to Paris Charles de Gaulle  

Etihad Airways introduces Airbus A380 from Abu Dhabi to Paris Charles de Gaulle

Etihad Airways introduced an Airbus A380 aircraft on one of its two daily services between Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Paris Charles de Gaulle.   ......
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Zhao Guang You - Imperial Cuisine in Business Class of Air France  

Zhao Guang You - Imperial Cuisine in Business Class of Air France

On departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, and for a period of one year, Zhao Guang You, chef of the JE Mansion restaurant in Beijing, will be signing new dishes for the Company on flights ......
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Air Canada Rouge celebrates its Fourth Birthday Anniversary  

Air Canada Rouge celebrates its Fourth Birthday Anniversary

Air Canada Rouge has celebrated its birthday, marking four years of providing customers memorable beginnings and endings to their journeys. From its first flight on Canada Day 2013, Air Canada'......
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Singapore Airlines introduces A350 services to India  

Singapore Airlines introduces A350 services to India

Singapore Airlines is pleased to announce the introduction of its A350 services to India. Mumbai will be the 16th destination within its network to receive the Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The daily s......
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Thailand Travel Mart 2017 ends successful two-year run in Chiang Mai, moves to Pattaya in 2018	 

Thailand Travel Mart 2017 ends successful two-year run in Chiang Mai, moves to Pattaya in 2018

Thailand’s main travel trade show, the Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) has ended a successful two-year run in the Northern capital of Chiang M......
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Qatar Airways’ Global operations running smoothly, with Majority of Flights operating as Scheduled  

Qatar Airways’ Global operations running smoothly, with Majority of Flights operating as Scheduled

Qatar Airways’ operations to and from its Doha hub are running smoothly, with the vast majority of flights operating as scheduled.   In the past week, the award-winning g......
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Emirates Airline Foundation to support building of new facility for Safe Centre for Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome  

Emirates Airline Foundation to support building of new facility for Safe Centre for Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

The Emirates Airline Foundation announced today its support to fund the construction of a new building for Safe Centre for Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. The new state-of-the-art 20,000 squa......
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Singapore Airlines introduces special website and mobile app offer  

Singapore Airlines introduces special website and mobile app offer

Singapore Airlines is pleased to announce a special offer exclusively for its new and existing KrisFlyer loyalty card members. Rewarding those who love to travel, customers booking a Singapore Airl......
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Moldova hosts the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe  

Moldova hosts the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe

Over 30 countries and Affiliate Members of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) gathered last week in Chisinau, the capital city of the Republic of Moldova, for the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Comm......
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TAAI to held national elections by September end  

TAAI to held national elections by September end

The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) will organise its annual general meeting (AGM) and national elections for its office-bearers and managing committee members towards the end of Sep......
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The Pacific Asia Travel Association elects new executive board  

The Pacific Asia Travel Association elects new executive board

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the election of Ms. Sarah Mathews, Head of Destination Marketing Asia Pacific – TripAdvisor based in Hong Kong SAR as Chairpe......
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Langkawi to host PATA Travel Mart 2018  

Langkawi to host PATA Travel Mart 2018

Langkawi is the venue for PATA Travel Mart 2018 (PTM 2018) with this signature Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) event being hosted by Tourism Malaysia and Langkawi Development Authority. The ......
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SIA Cargo To Be Re-Integrated As A Division Within Singapore Airlines  

SIA Cargo To Be Re-Integrated As A Division Within Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) wholly-owned subsidiary, SIA Cargo, is to be re-integrated as a Division within SIA, in a move intended to improve efficiency through greater synergy with the wider ......
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Istanbul, scene of the Turkish team, Fenerbahçe’s victory in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final  

Istanbul, scene of the Turkish team, Fenerbahçe’s victory in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final

The four best European teams have competed this weekend in the Final Four, the final stage of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague 2017, held in Istanbul. Curiously, all of them already disputed the 201......
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Qatar Airways Proudly Announces Winner of the 2017 Qatar Airways Paris ePrix, Sebastien Buemi  

Qatar Airways Proudly Announces Winner of the 2017 Qatar Airways Paris ePrix, Sebastien Buemi

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker presented the trophy to the winning team RENAULT  


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UNWTO Executive Council recommends Zurab Pololikashvili for Secretary-General for the period 2018-2021  

UNWTO Executive Council recommends Zurab Pololikashvili for Secretary-General for the period 2018-2021

The 105th session of the UNWTO Executive Council, meeting in Madrid, Spain, on 12 May 2017, recommended Zurab Pololikashvili, Ambassador of Georgia in Spain, as a nominee for the post of Secretary-......
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UNWTO Commission for Asia and the Pacific meets in Bangladesh  

UNWTO Commission for Asia and the Pacific meets in Bangladesh

In 2016, Asia and the Pacific received 309 million international tourist arrivals, 9% more than in 2015; by 2030 this number is expected to reach 535 million. Over 20 countries gathered in Banglade......
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Emirates to launch third daily Brisbane service  

Emirates to launch third daily Brisbane service

Emirates today announced it will introduce a third daily service to Brisbane, Australia from 1 December 2017, complementing Emirates’ existing two daily services.   The d......
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Tourism Malaysia and AirAsia join forces to promote tourism  

Tourism Malaysia and AirAsia join forces to promote tourism

Tourism Malaysia (TM) and AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) today which will see both parties collaborate to promote tourism in Malaysia. ......
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Comedian Chris Rock to perform in Israel  

Comedian Chris Rock to perform in Israel

Tickets are now on sale for stand-up comedian Chris Rock’s performance on January 8, 2018 when he will be arriving in Israel as part of his world tour “Total Blackout” that starte......
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105th UNWTO Executive Council meeting concludes in Madrid  

105th UNWTO Executive Council meeting concludes in Madrid

Madrid, Spain, hosted the 105th meeting of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) between 11 and 12 May. The Meeting focused on current trends and challenges facing the tou......
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Mandarin Oriental Announces Second Luxury Hotel Project in Dubai  

Mandarin Oriental Announces Second Luxury Hotel Project in Dubai

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced today that it will manage a second luxury hotel and branded residences in Dubai which is targeted to open in late 2020. The hotel, located in downtown Du......
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South Africa welcomes over 95,000 travellers in 2016  

South Africa welcomes over 95,000 travellers in 2016

Indian visitor numbers to South Africa have surged 21.7% during 2016 to close at an arrivals figure of 95, 377 and 8th position among SA’s international source markets.  
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Magical Kenya associates with Rising Pune Supergiant to further boost the destination popularity in India  

Magical Kenya associates with Rising Pune Supergiant to further boost the destination popularity in India

Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has tied-up as teh 'Associate Sponsor' of the IPL cricket team Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) to reach out to Indian travellers.   "KTB has emb......
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Qatar Airways and TAT sign agreement to boost tourism to Thailand  

Qatar Airways and TAT sign agreement to boost tourism to Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Qatar Airways, one of the world’s leading airlines, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017 ......
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UNWTO Commission for Africa analyses the potential of Chinese tourism in the continent  

UNWTO Commission for Africa analyses the potential of Chinese tourism in the continent

Attended by 21 tourism Ministers from the African continent, the UNWTO Regional Commission for Africa has become the best platform to discuss tourism trends in the continent and the potential that ......
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Qatar Airways Achieves Compliance with IATA Resolution 753 Certification  

Qatar Airways Achieves Compliance with IATA Resolution 753 Certification

Qatar Airways has become the first airline in the world to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753 at its hub in Hamad International Airport (HIA).......
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Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority Outlines 2017 Strategy  

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority Outlines 2017 Strategy

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA), which develops the emirate’s tourism infrastructure and initiates its domestic and overseas promotions, has outlined its ......
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German Travel Association contemplates to host next AGM in Sri Lanka  

German Travel Association contemplates to host next AGM in Sri Lanka

Mr. Norbert Fiebig, the president of the Deutscher Reise Verband (DRV) also known as German Travel Association is very optimistic in hosting their next AGM in Sri Lanka with the participation......
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Jet Airways plans to order 75 new Boeing aircrafts worth $ 7.5 billion  

Jet Airways plans to order 75 new Boeing aircrafts worth $ 7.5 billion

Jet Airways is expected to order 75 Boeing 737 Max planes worth over $7.5 billion, according to the US-based aircraft maker. Dinesh Keskar, Senior Vice- President (Sales), Asia Pacific and India,......
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Europe is the official Partner Destination for ITB China 2017  

Europe is the official Partner Destination for ITB China 2017

Europe as one destination:  Europe is the Official Partner Destination of ITB China 2017. A corresponding agreement was signed on 31 January 2017 by Mr. David Axiotis, Gener......
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Korea Grand Sale - The ultimate shopping tourism festival for foreign tourists  

Korea Grand Sale - The ultimate shopping tourism festival for foreign tourists

Korea Tourism Organization is all set to welcome Shopaholics to the Korea Grand Sale from January 20th to February 28th. The grand sale has become a representative shopping tourism festiv......
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Surfing above the clouds: Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines going online on short haul and mid-range flights too  

Surfing above the clouds: Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines going online on short haul and mid-range flights too

Send emails from a height of 10,000 meters, do your online shopping while soaring over the Alps, stream videos above the clouds - and all o......
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Indian Visitor Arrivals to Ras Al Khaimah up 23% in First Six Months of 2016  

Indian Visitor Arrivals to Ras Al Khaimah up 23% in First Six Months of 2016

Ras Al Khaimah recorded a 23 per cent increase in visitors from India during the first six months of 2016 compared to the corresponding January-June period last year, according to the Ras Al Khaima......
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List of the newly Elected TAFI officials for the term 2016-2018  

List of the newly Elected TAFI officials for the term 2016-2018

At the 22nd Annual General Body Meeting of the Travel Agents Federation Of India held at Hyatt Regency Ahmedabad on 30th June 2016, the following were elected t?o? serve the Association for the ter......
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Minor Hotel Group expanding in the U.A.E  

Minor Hotel Group expanding in the U.A.E

Minor Hotel Group (MHG), a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 145 hotels and resorts in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Afri......
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Israel gives numbers in tourism growth from 2015  

Israel gives numbers in tourism growth from 2015

Israel is looking towards East Asia to China and India & other countries of the region to help drive tourism expenditure and arrivals in the country, as visits to the country have stil haven......
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Virgin Atlantic a year of profits in 2015  

Virgin Atlantic a year of profits in 2015

Virgin Atlantic has reported a close multiplying of pre-assessment benefits for 2015, with visit administrator Virgin Holidays contributing a large portion of the aggregate. The Virgin ......
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Premier Inn planning to open new 85 bedroom hotel in Bangor  

Premier Inn planning to open new 85 bedroom hotel in Bangor

Premier Inn is planning to eastablish a new 85-bedroom hotel in Bangor on the site of the town's historic leisure centre.The chain has submitted a planning application to Ards and N......
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ECO Rent a Car tops up its limo service by gifting luxury to its users  

ECO Rent a Car tops up its limo service by gifting luxury to its users

Renowned for its luxurious and premium services, ECO Rent a Car, a leading car rental and ground Transportation Company is bestowing a lavish offer on its patrons renting a Limousine. On hiring the......
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