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Upward Trend for Passenger Volume plus 9.3 Percent Compared to the Previous Year  

Upward Trend for Passenger Volume plus 9.3 Percent Compared to the Previous Year

Austrian Airlines transported around 953,000 passengers in November 2017, corresponding to a rise of 9.3 percent compared to November of 2016. This increase is mainly due to the expansion of Europe......
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African tourism leaders debate the role of the sector as a tool for inclusive growth and community engagement  

African tourism leaders debate the role of the sector as a tool for inclusive growth and community engagement

The potential of Tourism in poverty alleviation and to induce transformative change has been addressed in Lusaka, capital city of Zambia, in the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Conference on......
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Bye Bye Fokker: The End of an Aircraft Era at Austrian Airlines  

Bye Bye Fokker: The End of an Aircraft Era at Austrian Airlines

On the morning of November 29, 2017, employees, invited guests and members of the Friends of Vienna Airport Association had the opportunity to officially bid farewell to the beloved Fokker fleet of......
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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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FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS THROUGH TOURISM IN INDIA IN OCTOBER 2017  

FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS THROUGH TOURISM IN INDIA IN OCTOBER 2017

Ministry of Tourism estimates monthly Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) through tourism in India, both in rupee and dollar terms. Based on the credit data of Travel Head from Balance of Payments of ......
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Centre gets 141 proposals in round two of UDAN  

Centre gets 141 proposals in round two of UDAN

According to a report by The Hindu, the government has received 141 initial proposals covering 502 routes under the second round of regional air connectivity scheme UDAN.  ......
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GROWTH IN FOREIGN TOURIST ARRIVALS IN OCTOBER, 2017 OVER OCTOBER, 2016  

GROWTH IN FOREIGN TOURIST ARRIVALS IN OCTOBER, 2017 OVER OCTOBER, 2016

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e-Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise......
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Upward Trend for Passenger Volume in October 2017, Compared to the Previous Year  

Upward Trend for Passenger Volume in October 2017, Compared to the Previous Year

  Increase of passenger load factor by 1.2 percentage points in October January-October 2017: 13.3 percent increase in passenger......
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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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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.
September Passenger Demand shows slowing growth of 5.7%: IATA  

September Passenger Demand shows slowing growth of 5.7%: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for September, 2017, showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose......
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Thomas Cook India records 30% increase in domestic tours during Diwali festive season  

Thomas Cook India records 30% increase in domestic tours during Diwali festive season

Thomas Cook (India) Group witnessed aggressive growth in holiday uptake during the Diwali festive season, with a surge of 30% for its domestic tours and 26% for its international ......
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ITDC presents dividend cheque of INR 9.93 crore to the Tourism Minister  

ITDC presents dividend cheque of INR 9.93 crore to the Tourism Minister

India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) Chairperson and Managing Director (CMD), Ravneet Kaur presented the dividend cheque amounting to INR 9.93 Cr on behalf of ITDC to K J Alphons, Min......
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Reclassification Of Hotels Based On Global Norms Gets Underway  

Reclassification Of Hotels Based On Global Norms Gets Underway

In a first of its kind initiative, the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) has certified thirteen hotels in Maharashtra under new norms that are more contemporary and global i......
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Financial result as at September 30, 2017, Q3 Austrian Airlines increases result significantly  

Financial result as at September 30, 2017, Q3 Austrian Airlines increases result significantly

Financial result as at September 30, 2017 Q3: Austrian Airlines increases result significantly ·         ......
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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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FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS (IN RUPEE AND US $ TERMS) THROUGH TOURISM IN INDIA IN SEPTEMBER 2017  

FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS (IN RUPEE AND US $ TERMS) THROUGH TOURISM IN INDIA IN SEPTEMBER 2017

Ministry of Tourism estimates monthly Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) through tourism in India, bo......
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Upward Trend for Passenger Volume of 13.9 Percent Compared to the Previous Year  

Upward Trend for Passenger Volume of 13.9 Percent Compared to the Previous Year

Austrian Airlines carried a total of more than 9.8 million passengers in the first three quarters of 2017, comprising a rise of 13.9 percent. The flight offering in available seat kilometers (ASK) ......
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Australia records 15% growth in Indian arrivals for the YE June 2017  

Australia records 15% growth in Indian arrivals for the YE June 2017

Tourism Australia for the year ended (YE) June 2017 recorded over 277,100 Indian tourists thereby reflecting a significant growth of 15% as compared to the same period last year, making India......
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New in the Winter Flight Schedule 2017/18 Flights to the Seychelles Starting in October  

New in the Winter Flight Schedule 2017/18 Flights to the Seychelles Starting in October

Austrian Airlines will initiate flight service to the Seychelles starting with its winter 2017/18 flight schedule. As of October 25, 2017, Austrian will fly non-stop every Wednesday&......
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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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Tourism is growing despite terror fears  

Tourism is growing despite terror fears

Fear of terrorism is a major factor in holiday planning – Large variation in safety perceptions of different destinations – ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse global shift......
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Record 2,000 Exhibitors from 29 Countries for Four HKTDC Lifestyle Fairs  

Record 2,000 Exhibitors from 29 Countries for Four HKTDC Lifestyle Fairs

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 28th Food Expo, the ninth Hong Kong International Tea Fair, the fourth Home Delights Expo and the second Beauty & Wellness Expo......
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Foreign Exchange Earnings (in Rupee and US $ Terms) through Tourism in India in July 2017  

Foreign Exchange Earnings (in Rupee and US $ Terms) through Tourism in India in July 2017

Ministry of Tourism estimates monthly Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) through tourism in India, both in rupee and dollar terms based on the credit data of Travel Head from Balance of Payments of R......
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7.4% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in July, 2017 over July, 2016  

7.4% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in July, 2017 over July, 2016

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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Brussels Airlines increases flight frequency to Mumbai  

Brussels Airlines increases flight frequency to Mumbai

Only 6 months after the launch of Brussels Airlines’ first connection to India, the airline already increases its flight offer to Mumbai. As from the winter season the Indian metropolis will ......
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Upward Trend for Passenger Volume in July: +14.8% Compared to the Previous Year  

Upward Trend for Passenger Volume in July: +14.8% Compared to the Previous Year

Austrian Airlines further increased its passenger volume in the month of July 2017: Austria’s red-white-red carrier transported close to 1.4 million passengers, corresponding to a rise of 14.......
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 Air Cargo Posts Strongest First Half-Year Growth Since 2010  

Air Cargo Posts Strongest First Half-Year Growth Since 2010

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew by 10.4% in the first-half of ......
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Strong demand growth continues in June : IATA  

Strong demand growth continues in June : IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for June showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 7.8% compare......
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Austrian Airlines Increases Earnings and Raises Forecast for 2017  

Austrian Airlines Increases Earnings and Raises Forecast for 2017

Austrian Airlines generated considerably higher earnings than expected in the first half of 2017. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) totaled EUR 8 million, comprising a year-on-year rise of ......
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Travel trade votes for South Africa as the Best Adventure Destination at 2017 East India Travel Awards.  

Travel trade votes for South Africa as the Best Adventure Destination at 2017 East India Travel Awards.

Most famous for its wildlife-driven holidays, South Africa’s adventure holiday capabilities have received a vote of confidence from the Indian travel trade “This award is especially hea......
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Hotel Industry Hit With MICE Crisis  

Hotel Industry Hit With MICE Crisis

Post the Goods & Services Tax (GST) roll out earlier this month, the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) related activities have been hit hard. One of the anomalies that em......
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Foreign Exchange Earnings (In Rupee And US $ Terms) through Tourism in India in June 2017  

Foreign Exchange Earnings (In Rupee And US $ Terms) through Tourism in India in June 2017

Ministry of Tourism estimates monthly Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) through tourism in India, both in rupee and dollar terms. Based on the credit data of Travel Head from Balance of Payments of ......
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22.5% growth in foreign tourist arrivals in June, 2017 over June 2016  

22.5% growth in foreign tourist arrivals in June, 2017 over June 2016

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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Strong tourism results in the first part of 2017  

Strong tourism results in the first part of 2017

International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 6% in January-April of 2017 compared to the same period last year, with business confidence reaching its highest levels in a decade. Sustained growt......
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16th Austrian Embraer OE-LWP took off on maiden flight to Bologna  

16th Austrian Embraer OE-LWP took off on maiden flight to Bologna

Embraer aircraft took off on its initial flight OS 549 from Vienna to Bologna. The Embraer featuring the registration number OE-LWP is the 16th of a total of 17 aircraft of this type, which will jo......
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Traffic Results for the first half of 2017: Additional 690,000 Passengers flew with Austrian Airlines  

Traffic Results for the first half of 2017: Additional 690,000 Passengers flew with Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines carried almost 5.8 million passengers in the period January to June 2017, comprising an increase of around 690,000 passengers or 13.5 percent in a year-on-year comparison. This gr......
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India becomes the top source market for Sri Lanka  

India becomes the top source market for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau organised a travel-trade interaction in Kolkata on the 6th July, this year. The objective of this event was to highlight and boom Sri Lanka as a leading leisure a......
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Positive growth registered in both domestic and foreign tourist visits during 2016  

Positive growth registered in both domestic and foreign tourist visits during 2016

Market Research Division of Ministry of Tourism compiles data on domestic and foreign tourist visits to States/Union Territories (UTs) received from Departments of Tourism of various State Governme......
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Foreign Exchange Earnings (in Rupee and US $ terms) through tourism in India in May 2017  

Foreign Exchange Earnings (in Rupee and US $ terms) through tourism in India in May 2017

Ministry of Tourism estimates monthly Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) through tourism in India, both in rupee and dollar terms. Based on the credit data of Travel Head from Balance of Payments of ......
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Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for May 2017  

Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for May 2017

Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon traffic figures for May 2017 that show a slight decrease in the number of passengers carried and an increase in cargo......
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Hotels.com reveals the 2017 India Edition of the Monsoon Travel Hotlist  

Hotels.com reveals the 2017 India Edition of the Monsoon Travel Hotlist

While the peak summer travel season may have reached its flag end, Indian travelers have already geared up for their Monsoon getaways. Traditionally not considered a preferred travel period, Monsoo......
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South Africa hosts Indaba 2017 post tour to George, Oudtrshoorn and Knysna  

South Africa hosts Indaba 2017 post tour to George, Oudtrshoorn and Knysna

South African Tourism celebrated a fruitful Indaba 2017 with over 20,000 meetings held over the three show days – an increase of over 20% compared to last year’s figure. Indaba is South......
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55.3% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals on E-Tourist Visa in May, 2017 over May, 2016  

55.3% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals on E-Tourist Visa in May, 2017 over May, 2016

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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Austrian Airlines increased its passenger volume in May 2017 compared to previous year  

Austrian Airlines increased its passenger volume in May 2017 compared to previous year

Austrian Airlines further increased its passenger volume in the month of May 2017: Austria’s red-white-red carrier transported close to 1.2 million passengers, corresponding to a rise of 15.1......
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Abu Dhabi records 1.6 Million hotel guest arrivals in first four months of 2017  

Abu Dhabi records 1.6 Million hotel guest arrivals in first four months of 2017

New figures from Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) show that Abu Dhabi welcomed 1.6 million guest arrivals year to end of April, a 7% growth compared to the same period in 2......
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South African Tourism celebrates successful Indaba 2017  

South African Tourism celebrates successful Indaba 2017

Africa’s Travel INDABA 2017 saw more than 20,000 confirmed meetings being held over the three show days – an increase of over 20% compared to last year’s figure.
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Jet Airways Group records second profitable Year  

Jet Airways Group records second profitable Year

  Jet Airways Group FY17 highlights:   Total revenue up 1.7% at INR 22,693 crores compared to INR 22,321 crores in FY16 Available Seat Kilometers inc......
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Bragpacker.com is changing the way Indians do their pre-travel shopping  

Bragpacker.com is changing the way Indians do their pre-travel shopping

From luggage to lens and everything in between, Bragpacker offers a curated list of premium travel gear from the most trusted travel brands globally and is changing the way Indian’s do their ......
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Thailand witnesses growth of 17% Indian arrivals till April this year  

Thailand witnesses growth of 17% Indian arrivals till April this year

Thailand attracted 12,021,617 international visits for the first four months compared to 11,682,144 visits during the same period last year. The kingdom witnessed a growth of 17% from India c......
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Finance Minister (India) announces 28% GST on Hotels with tariff of over INR 5000  

Finance Minister (India) announces 28% GST on Hotels with tariff of over INR 5000

News Courtesy : TOI   Arun Jaitley, Union Finance Minister headed Goods and Service Tax (GST) Council decided to place the service sector under four slabs of......
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Rank of India Improves in International Tourist Arrivals  

Rank of India Improves in International Tourist Arrivals

As per the UNWTO definition, International Tourist Arrivals (ITAs) comprises two components namely Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) and Arrivals of Non-Resident Nationals. The UNWTO in its barometer......
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23.5% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in April, 2017 over April, 2016  

23.5% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in April, 2017 over April, 2016

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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Raneh waterfall in Madhya Pradesh awarded Best Holiday Award  

Raneh waterfall in Madhya Pradesh awarded Best Holiday Award

The picturesque Raneh waterfall near Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh has been awarded the Best Holiday Award for 2017.   The award was given to Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Develop......
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Bangkok Airways (BA) announces operating results for the first quarter of 2017 net profit 565 million baht  

Bangkok Airways (BA) announces operating results for the first quarter of 2017 net profit 565 million baht

Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited (BA) announces its operating results for the first quarter of 2017 which has achieved total revenue amounting to 7,469 million baht. The net profit was report......
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Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for April 2017  

Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for April 2017

Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon traffic figures for April 2017 that show an increase in both the number of passengers carried and the volume of cargo......
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Asia Pacific Destinations Welcomed a Record 597 million Foreign Visitors in 2017  

Asia Pacific Destinations Welcomed a Record 597 million Foreign Visitors in 2017

PATA's Annual Travel Monitor for 2017 – Early Edition, shows an annual increase of three percent in foreign arrivals into 47 Asia Pacific destinations for 2016 to record an aggregate inbo......
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Abu Dhabi Summer Season to bring an Extraordinary Extravaganza of Entertainment  

Abu Dhabi Summer Season to bring an Extraordinary Extravaganza of Entertainment

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has announced the full programme of this year's edition of Abu Dhabi Summer Season, which will be held from 20th July to 20th August.
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Austrian Airlines significantly increased its passenger volume for the month of April 2017  

Austrian Airlines significantly increased its passenger volume for the month of April 2017

Austrian Airlines significantly increased its passenger volume for the month of April 2017: Austria’s red-white-red carrier transported more than 1.1 million passengers, corresponding to a ri......
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Hamad International Airport handles record number of aircraft take-offs and landings in March 2017  

Hamad International Airport handles record number of aircraft take-offs and landings in March 2017

Hamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar’s gateway to the world, handled a record 21,842 aircraft take-offs and landings and 177,325 tonnes of cargo in the month of March, making it the busie......
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Egypt records 30% increase in Indian arrivals in 2017 Q1  

Egypt records 30% increase in Indian arrivals in 2017 Q1

Egypt recorded an increase of over 30% in arrivals and 185% increase in tourists nights in FY2017 Q1 form the Indian market over the same period last year. This was informed by Hisham El Demery, Ch......
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Hong Kong Gifts and Premium Fair and Printing and Packaging Fair Attract 62,000 Buyers  

Hong Kong Gifts and Premium Fair and Printing and Packaging Fair Attract 62,000 Buyers

The 32nd Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded yesterday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The concurrent 12th......
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Israel Tourism records 49% increase in Indian tourists in 2 years  

Israel Tourism records 49% increase in Indian tourists in 2 years

Israel has witnessed a growth of 49% in Indian arrivals from January to March, 2017 vis-à-vis the same period in 2015. More than 8,300 Indians have already visited Israel i......
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United Airlines Reports First-Quarter 2017 Performance  

United Airlines Reports First-Quarter 2017 Performance

United Airlines (UAL) announced its first-quarter 2017 financial results.   UAL reported first-quarter net income of  Read More >>
Foreign Exchange Earnings (in Rupee and US $ terms) through Tourism in India in March 2017  

Foreign Exchange Earnings (in Rupee and US $ terms) through Tourism in India in March 2017

Ministry of Tourism estimates monthly Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) through Tourism in India, both in rupee and dollar terms. Based on the credit data of Travel Head from Balance of Payments of ......
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“Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs)” and “Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs)” on E-Tourist Visa during March 2017  

“Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs)” and “Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs)” on E-Tourist Visa during March 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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Travellers are now taking short breaks throughout the year  

Travellers are now taking short breaks throughout the year

According to the summer survey 2017 by Yatra, Small is suddenly big, when it comes to holidays. With 59.9% of Indian vacationers opting for 2-3 short breaks in a year, compared with 30.6% choosing ......
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Lufthansa Group welcomes almost 10 million passengers on board in March 2017  

Lufthansa Group welcomes almost 10 million passengers on board in March 2017

. Increase of around 14% more passengers than the previous year   . Seat load factor of 77.2% is a 0.8-percentage-point improvement from March 2016   . Pri......
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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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Traffic Results for January-March 2017: Austrian Airlines Carried More Passengers in Q1 2017  

Traffic Results for January-March 2017: Austrian Airlines Carried More Passengers in Q1 2017

Austrian Airlines carried almost 2.2 million passengers in the period January to March 2017, comprising a rise of 6.6 percent in a year-on-year comparison. This increase is mainly due to the ......
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Lufthansa Group welcomes almost 10 million passengers on board in March 2017  

Lufthansa Group welcomes almost 10 million passengers on board in March 2017

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported some 9.6 million passengers in March, 14% more than the same period last year, although the ......
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WTTC ranked India as the world’s seventh largest tourism economy in terms of GDP  

WTTC ranked India as the world’s seventh largest tourism economy in terms of GDP

India’s Travel & Tourism sector ranks seventh n the world in terms of its total contribution to the country’s GDP, shows a new report by the World Travel & Tourism Council......
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Workshop on leveraging Private Investment in Indian Railways Organized by the World Bank and Indian Railways  

Workshop on leveraging Private Investment in Indian Railways Organized by the World Bank and Indian Railways

The Ministry of Railways and the World Bank organised a knowledge sharing workshop on leveraging private investment in Railways on March 29, 2017. The objective was to showcase the projects that pr......
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Hamad International Airport ranked as 6th Globally  

Hamad International Airport ranked as 6th Globally

mad International Airport in Qatar is shrugging off competition from other mega airports and travel hubs in the Middle East to maintain its status as the region’s best airport for the third c......
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Foreign Exchange Earnings through tourism in India in  February 2017  

Foreign Exchange Earnings through tourism in India in February 2017

Ministry of Tourism estimates and releases the data of Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) through Tourism in India, both in rupee and dollar terms based on the credit data of Travel h......
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Oman Air launches direct daily flights between Salalah and Calicut, Kerala  

Oman Air launches direct daily flights between Salalah and Calicut, Kerala

Adding to the service currently operating between Muscat and Calicut (Kozhikode) Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate of Oman, is delighted to announce the launch of its new daily ......
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Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) on E-Tourist Visa during February 2017  

Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) on E-Tourist Visa during February 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......
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Kenya Tourism Board participates at India's leading Outbound Travel Mart 2017  

Kenya Tourism Board participates at India's leading Outbound Travel Mart 2017

Magical Kenya exhibited at OTM Mumbai, India's largest travel trade exhibition, to position Kenya as the preferred holida......
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Garuda Indonesia Increases Seasonal Flight Frequency to Australia  

Garuda Indonesia Increases Seasonal Flight Frequency to Australia

The national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia, in a joint press conference with Tourism Australia, announced that it will increase seasonal flight frequencies on the Jakarta - Australia routes f......
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PATA Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts 2017 - 2021  

PATA Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts 2017 - 2021

For several decades the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has published forecasts of international visitor demand across a range of destinations within the Asia Pa......
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Tamil Nadu received 8% of international tourists in January  

Tamil Nadu received 8% of international tourists in January

Two airports in Tamil Nadu -- Chennai and Tiruchirappalli -- received more than 8% foreign tourists visiting the country in January.   Accordin......
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Dubai welcomed 1.8 million visitors from India in 2016  

Dubai welcomed 1.8 million visitors from India in 2016

Dubai attracted 1.8 million overnight visitors from India in 2016, recording a 12 per cent growth over the previous year to become the number one source market in South Asia.  
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Indian Tourist Arrivals to South Korea Increase by 27.3% in 2016  

Indian Tourist Arrivals to South Korea Increase by 27.3% in 2016

South Korea welcomed 195579 visitors from India in the year 2016, with an increase of 27.3% compared to 2015. &nb......
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13.6% Growth in Foreign tourist Arrivals in December 2016 over the Same Period in 2015.  

13.6% Growth in Foreign tourist Arrivals in December 2016 over the Same Period in 2015.

13.6% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in December 2016 over the same period in 2015. USA accounts for highest share of tourist arrivals followed by Bangladesh and UK in De......
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56.6% Growth in Foreign Tourists Arrival on E-Toutist Visa in December 2016 over the same period in 2015  

56.6% Growth in Foreign Tourists Arrival on E-Toutist Visa in December 2016 over the same period in 2015

A total of  1,62,250 foreign tourists arrived in December  2016 on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 1,03,617 during the month of December 2015 registering a growth of 56.6%. ......
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RAKTDA has announced a partnership with TUI India.  

RAKTDA has announced a partnership with TUI India.

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has announced a strategic partnership with TUI India Pvt. Ltd., one of the leading leisure travel companies in Ind......
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9.3% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in November 2016 over the same period in 2015  

9.3% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in November 2016 over the same period in 2015

9.3% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in November 2016 over the same period in 2015. USA account......
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Tourist buses to begin after over a month’s delay in Vadodara  

Tourist buses to begin after over a month’s delay in Vadodara

After about a month since the tourist bus was formally dedicated to the city by chief minister Vijay Rupani, the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) is exp......
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Winter travel witnesses 34 per cent growth this year  

Winter travel witnesses 34 per cent growth this year

With pleasant weather coinciding with school holidays, winter tourism is picking up in the country as travel plans for Christmas this year have seen a 34 per cent growth during Christmas and ......
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India Registers 10.4% growth in Foreign Tourists Arrivals in October 2016 over the Same Period in 2015  

India Registers 10.4% growth in Foreign Tourists Arrivals in October 2016 over the Same Period in 2015

BANGLADESH ACCOUNTS FOR HIGHEST SHARE OF TOURIST ARRIVALS FOLLOWED BY USA AND UK IN OCTOBER 2016 RS. 12, 303 CRORE FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNED THROU......
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Vietnam: An Ideal Destination For Corporate Meet  

Vietnam: An Ideal Destination For Corporate Meet

When organizing a corporate event, conference or incentive trip, there are numerous factors that have to be considered. Cost is often the main factor when considering venues, and of course the pric......
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Food, Home Delights, Beauty and Wellness Expos Draw Over 490,000 Visitors  

Food, Home Delights, Beauty and Wellness Expos Draw Over 490,000 Visitors

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 27th Food Expo, the eighth Hong Kong International Tea Fair, the third Home Delights Expo and the inaugural Beauty & Wellness E......
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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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India registers growth of 11.63% and 4.4% in Domestic and Foreign Tourist arrivals respectively  

India registers growth of 11.63% and 4.4% in Domestic and Foreign Tourist arrivals respectively

Market Research Division of Ministry of Tourism compiles data on domestic and foreign tourist visits to States/Union Territories (UTs) received from Departments of Tourism of var......
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Djubo crosses 1000 Indian hotels client mark in a span of 9 months  

Djubo crosses 1000 Indian hotels client mark in a span of 9 months

   DJUBO is a fast growing hotel tech company that has made its presence known in more than 150 cities in India and has over 1000 Indian hotel clients within a sp......
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179.9% Growth In Tourists Arrival In India On E-Tourist Visa  

179.9% Growth In Tourists Arrival In India On E-Tourist Visa

179.9% GROWTH IN TOURISTS ARRIVAL ON E-TOURIST VISA IN MAY 2016 OVER THE SAME PERIOD IN 2015  USA CONTINUES TO OCCUPY......
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Performance of Tourism Sector , "Government of India" during March, 2016

  Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals "FTAs" on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port- w......
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Oman Arab Bank backing two airlines of the middle east  

Oman Arab Bank backing two airlines of the middle east

Oman Arab Bank (OAB) in the process of coverage of the GCC aviation sector and a buy recommendation on Air Arabia and an accumulate recommendation on Jazeera Airways, backing the budget airline'......
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International tourist arrivals up in Malta  

International tourist arrivals up in Malta

Malta Inbound tourism up 9.7% in February. A sum of 66,137 inbound visitor trips were carried out for holiday purposes, while a further 9,291 were undertaken for business purposes.Compl......
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Russian Domestic tourism in 2015 grew by 1.3 million tourists  

Russian Domestic tourism in 2015 grew by 1.3 million tourists

Domestic tourism in Russia rose by 1.3 million tourists in 2015 when compared to the previous year, according to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets, reported by Federal Agency for Tourism ......
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El Al Israel Airlines rebounds in $106 million 2015 net profit  

El Al Israel Airlines rebounds in $106 million 2015 net profit

El Al Israel Airlines posted a $106.5 million net profit for 2015, reversing the loss of 2014 of $28 million as passenger numbers increased 7.6% over the year.In 2014, El Al saw its pro......
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Munich airport reports record earnings of 135 million Euros  

Munich airport reports record earnings of 135 million Euros

Strong growth in passenger traffic and the continuing boom in airfreight lifted Munich Airport to yet another very successful year in 2015. The airport once again posted a year-on-year increase in ......
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Qatar Airways to land at Auckland by the end of the year  

Qatar Airways to land at Auckland by the end of the year

Qatar Airways has confirmed it will begin a non-stop, more than 18 hour service between Doha and Auckland which is set to become the world's longest flight on December 3.The a......
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India at International Tourism bourse (ITB) 2016.  

India at International Tourism bourse (ITB) 2016.

Mr. Vinod Zutshi, Sec. Tourism, Govt. of India heads a strong delegation of 66 co-exhibitors, partners comprising officials of the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, State Govt. & Union Terri......
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VisitBritain announces record numbers for inbound tourism to the UK in 2015  

VisitBritain announces record numbers for inbound tourism to the UK in 2015

Tourism, is one of the UK's most important industries, which attracted a massive number of international visitors to the UK in 2015. VisitBritain announced that 2015 set a new record with 35.8 ......
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Renting a car to work seems better to Indians: Myles Survey  

Renting a car to work seems better to Indians: Myles Survey

Why buy, when you can rent it – this seems to be the mind-set that the Indian consumers follow these days, at least as far as cars are concerned. This aspect is gaining prominence in the Self......
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New Airport terminal launch in Kochi  

New Airport terminal launch in Kochi

Oommen Chandy, Kerala’s Chief Minister launched  the new airport terminal in Kochi.   The two-level facility will cover a total area of almost 140,000m² and wil......
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6.8% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in January 2016  according to BOI  

6.8% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in January 2016 according to BOI

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTA) on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI) and Foreign Exchange Earn......
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Dassault to Highlight Falcon 7X and Falcon 2000LXS at Singapore Airshow  

Dassault to Highlight Falcon 7X and Falcon 2000LXS at Singapore Airshow

Dassault Aviation will present the top of the line Falcon 7X trijet and the Falcon 2000LXS twin at the Singapore Airshow, the largest aerospace and defence exhibition i......
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UNWTO recommends destinations to focus in a stronger segmentation of travellers  

UNWTO recommends destinations to focus in a stronger segmentation of travellers

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has been long advocating for the need to advance travel faciliation as a means to promote tourism development and multiply its socio-economic benefits.Accordi......
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Hotel rate hikes as New Year's eve approches  

Hotel rate hikes as New Year's eve approches

According to a recent survey ,if you need a hotel room in London for New Year's Eve, expect to spend almost 200% more than usual.   The survey compared accom......
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 Shah Rukh Khan promotes West Bengal tourism for free  

Shah Rukh Khan promotes West Bengal tourism for free

Shah Rukh Khan has been roped as the brand ambassador for West Bengal and will shoot its ad campaign next month; the tagline of the campaign will be ‘Experience Bengal… the sweetest pa......
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Parris terrorism attack impacts  travel industry  

Parris terrorism attack impacts travel industry

Paris lit up for the holidays is a dream destination, a bucket-list experience for many But this year, terrorism fears have altered travel around the world. Airline tickets to Paris and oth......
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2713 percent growth in E tourist Visa  

2713 percent growth in E tourist Visa

Indian government announced that E- tourist Visa scheme register 2713 per cent growth in November.UK Continues to Occupy Top Spot Followed by USA, France and Germany amongst the Countries availing ......
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Visitors feel welcomed in UK  

Visitors feel welcomed in UK

The ‘Britain’s welcome to overseas visitors’ report, conducted by national tourism agency Visit Britain, has found that 42 per cent of the 5000 visitors surveyed said they “......
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Forgame and Meitu:  The Grand Debut of 'Beauty Box'  

Forgame and Meitu: The Grand Debut of 'Beauty Box'

HONG KONG, Dec 3, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Forgame Holdings Limited ("Forgame" or the "Group") (stock code: 484), a leading company of mobile games and webgames in Chin......
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JCB to Launch Free Bus Ticket Campaign in Kyushu, Japan with Nishi Nippon Railroad  

JCB to Launch Free Bus Ticket Campaign in Kyushu, Japan with Nishi Nippon Railroad

TOKYO, Nov 27, 2015 - JCB Co. Ltd. (JCB), the only global payment brand based in Japan, has officially announced that it will launch a campaign in cooperation with Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co., Ltd., ......
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Indonesia to target 20 million arrivals by 2019  

Indonesia to target 20 million arrivals by 2019

Indonesia is planning its biggest push for Indian arrivals. The Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia through its India office (VITO) is gearing up to lur......
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