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Regent Seven Seas Cruises announces inaugural 2020 summer itineraries for Seven Seas Splendor  

Regent Seven Seas Cruises announces inaugural 2020 summer itineraries for Seven Seas Splendor

Seven Seas Splendor, the highly anticipated, ultra-luxurious ship joining Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ fleet in February 2020, will voyage across Europe during her inaugural 15 destination-rich......
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Qatar Airways to Showcase Its Ultra-Modern A350-1000 at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018  

Qatar Airways to Showcase Its Ultra-Modern A350-1000 at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that six state-of-the-art aircraft will be on display at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow, taking place from 16 to 22 July in Hampshire, Unit......
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Passenger Demand Accelerates in March, Load Factor Sets Another Record  

Passenger Demand Accelerates in March, Load Factor Sets Another Record

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2018 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 9.5%, compa......
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TAT hosts Discover Amazing Thai Taste with Celebrity Chef Roger van Damme	 

TAT hosts Discover Amazing Thai Taste with Celebrity Chef Roger van Damme

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently organised a “Discover Amazing Thai Taste with Celebrity Chef” culinary journey, hosting Michelin Star Chef Roger van Damme to explore Th......
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10.2% Growth in Foreign Exchange Earnings (in Rupee Terms) in  February 2018 over February 2017  

10.2% Growth in Foreign Exchange Earnings (in Rupee Terms) in February 2018 over February 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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FSSAI FOSTAC gains traction with HRAWI initiative  

FSSAI FOSTAC gains traction with HRAWI initiative

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) which has collaborated with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to educate and equip hotels and restaurants with f......
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January Passenger Demand Growth Slows on Temporary Factors  

January Passenger Demand Growth Slows on Temporary Factors

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2018 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 4.6% compared to January 2......
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Traffic results for February 2018: More Passengers flew with Austrian Airlines  

Traffic results for February 2018: More Passengers flew with Austrian Airlines

Following the positive start to the New Year (plus 10.5 percent in January 2018), Austrian Airlines increased its passenger volume for the month of February 2018 as well: Austria’s flag carri......
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Preferred Hotels and Resorts Strengthens Female Leadership with Executive Appointments  

Preferred Hotels and Resorts Strengthens Female Leadership with Executive Appointments

Lindsey Ueberroth, Chief Executive Officer of Preferred Hotels & Resorts —the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing and distribution ......
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Customer Friendly Initiatives Extended to the Public by Indian Railways  

Customer Friendly Initiatives Extended to the Public by Indian Railways

Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) charges will not be levied on passengers for booking railway tickets (at the railway ticketing counters as well as through IRCTC ticketing website) on......
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UNWTO Deepens Tourism Cooperation with the European Union  

UNWTO Deepens Tourism Cooperation with the European Union

Advancing sustainable tourism across Europe is at the centre of an agreement signed today between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the European Parliament. During his first official visit......
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Aamchi Mumbai to welcome 101 artistic elephant sculptures as the city launches the first ever Elephant Parade in India  

Aamchi Mumbai to welcome 101 artistic elephant sculptures as the city launches the first ever Elephant Parade in India

101 gorgeous elephant sculptures by leading artists and designers including Amitabh Bachchan, LN Tallur, Princess Pea, Christian Louboutin, Sabyasachi Mukherjee and Masaba Gupta are scheduled to co......
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Thailand successfully hosts Amour Asia Pacific 2018  

Thailand successfully hosts Amour Asia Pacific 2018

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) hosted the recent Amour Asia Pacific 2018, a luxury travel trade event catering to the booming weddings and honeymoons market, confirming its status as a glo......
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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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Action Plan for Cleaner Bedding and Better Meals  

Action Plan for Cleaner Bedding and Better Meals

A policy of zero tolerance towards poor quality of food and bedding is being strictly enforced by Indian Railways. In current financial year, 12 catering contracts have been terminated ......
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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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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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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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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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MoCA Exemption notification to benefit Indian Railway Finance Corporation  

MoCA Exemption notification to benefit Indian Railway Finance Corporation

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) vide its notification dated 5th February 2017 and in exercise of its power under Section 129(6) of the Companies Act, 2013, has exemp......
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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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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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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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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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SATTE Conference Agenda 2018  

SATTE Conference Agenda 2018

SATTE India Conference 2018 Hall No – 8, 1St Floor
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Thai Tourism Minister visits Japanese Art exhibition in Bangkok  

Thai Tourism Minister visits Japanese Art exhibition in Bangkok

H.E. Mr. Weerasak Kowsurant, Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports, today visited a new exhibition currently on display at the Bangkok National Museum to celebrate 130 years of Thai-Japan......
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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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Airline operators look to increase number of flights to Patna in March  

Airline operators look to increase number of flights to Patna in March

Grappling with space constraint to cater to 26 departures, the Jayprakash Narayan International (JPNI) Airport will almost double the number of flights, which operate Patna. It is likely to host ......
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Govt may hold 26% in Air India after sell off  

Govt may hold 26% in Air India after sell off

According to a report by Ariandam Majunder in The Business Standard, India may not fully privatise its beleaguered airline Air India. While policy think tank NITI Aayog had recommended a 100% &nb......
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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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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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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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New Catering Policy in Indian Railways  

New Catering Policy in Indian Railways

New Catering Policy issued on 27th February 2017 inter alia stipulates that Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has been mandated to carry out the unbundling by cr......
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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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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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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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GoAir post 36% increase in net profit in 2016 2017  

GoAir post 36% increase in net profit in 2016 2017

As per the Business Standard report, GoAir posted a 36% increase in net profit in 2016-17 at INR 205.25 crore against INR 150.24 crore in the previous year. GoAir’s growth has been mode......
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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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Maharashtra Government Gave Wings To Capt. Amol Yadav To Fly Under ‘Make In India’  

Maharashtra Government Gave Wings To Capt. Amol Yadav To Fly Under ‘Make In India’

“Success is no accident.  A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.  There are no secrets to success, no short cuts. It is the......
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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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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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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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GVK group awarded the tender for Navi Mumbai Airport project  

GVK group awarded the tender for Navi Mumbai Airport project

As per the Business Standard report, the Maharashtra government has initiated the process of selecting the developer for the INR 16,000 crore Navi Mumbai Airport project, eight months after a......
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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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Tamil Nadu: Tale of Temples  

Tamil Nadu: Tale of Temples

With over 3300 temples, Tamil Nadu truly is the cradle of the Dravidian culture. No wonder it attracts the second highest footfalls of overseas tourists in India. Several of the magnificent temples......
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Measures to Improve Catering Services in Indian Railways  

Measures to Improve Catering Services in Indian Railways

Indian Railways is taking several measures to improve catering services on over its network. It is emphasised that improvement of catering being an on-going process. A new Catering Policy has been ......
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IndiGo takes its FitToFly programme to Hyderabad and Kochi  

IndiGo takes its FitToFly programme to Hyderabad and Kochi

Extending its ongoing flagship initiative #FitToFly under IndiGoReach – company’s CSR programme IndiGo recently opened a fully equipped gym for the Police officials in Hyderabad. The gy......
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Minister of Railways Inaugurates Madgaon leg of the Science Express today  

Minister of Railways Inaugurates Madgaon leg of the Science Express today

The IX Phase of the prestigious Science Express exhibition train which is on a Nationwide tour since 17 February 2017 reached Madgaon in Goa today i.e. 11 July 2017. This phase of train is being re......
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Jet Airways announces winner of 'The Billion Miles Festival’  

Jet Airways announces winner of 'The Billion Miles Festival’

Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere international airline, today announced Mr. Shantanu Kumar as the Grand Prize winner of the ‘The Billion Miles Festival’ held by the air......
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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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Significant Drop In ARRs and Declining FTAs Are Resulting In Poor Growth For Hotels  

Significant Drop In ARRs and Declining FTAs Are Resulting In Poor Growth For Hotels

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) has strongly contradicted recent surveys suggesting that the Indian hotel industry may have come out of a decade long slumber. The asso......
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Malaysia Airlines Introduces Newly Enhanced Japanese Meal Service Onboard  

Malaysia Airlines Introduces Newly Enhanced Japanese Meal Service Onboard

Malaysia Airlines recently unveiled the newly enhanced Business Class Japanese meal service onboard its non-stop return flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo and Osaka as part of its commitment in tra......
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India sees three years of path-breaking and inclusive growth in the aviation sector Emerges as the world’s third largest aviation market  

India sees three years of path-breaking and inclusive growth in the aviation sector Emerges as the world’s third largest aviation market

The civil aviation industry in India has emerged as one of the fastest growing industries in the country during the last three years. With a 19 percent growth in domestic passenger traffic from abo......
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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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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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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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TCA Abu Dhabi Leads Its Largest Ever Delegation To Arabian Travel Market To Boost Inbound Tourism  

TCA Abu Dhabi Leads Its Largest Ever Delegation To Arabian Travel Market To Boost Inbound Tourism

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is leading the largest delegation it has ever taken to the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) later this month in a bid to capitalise and in......
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Abu Dhabi sees further Growth in Hotel Guests following Record-Breaking Year  

Abu Dhabi sees further Growth in Hotel Guests following Record-Breaking Year

Following a record-breaking year for hotel guests in Abu Dhabi, the emirate has recorded impressive growth in the first two months of 2017, seeing a 5.5% rise in hotel guests.   <......
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Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand planted sapling of Saraca Asoca at Garden of Five Senses  

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand planted sapling of Saraca Asoca at Garden of Five Senses

Planting of sapling of Saraca Asoca (Sita Ashoka) by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand at Garden of Five Senses.   The 
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FDI Inflows into India Jump 18% when global FDI inflows fell  

FDI Inflows into India Jump 18% when global FDI inflows fell

Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into India in 2016 jumped by 18% to a record US$46.4 billion, at a time when global FDI inflows fell. According to the data released by the Department of Ind......
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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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ITB China announces its first ever partner airline China Eastern  

ITB China announces its first ever partner airline China Eastern

ITB China announces their first partner airline: China Eastern and ITB China signed a corresponding partnership agreement on 10 February 2017. ITB China will take place from ......
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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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Taiwan Tourism Bureau participates in OTM 2017 and holds Workshops in Mumbai and Bengaluru  

Taiwan Tourism Bureau participates in OTM 2017 and holds Workshops in Mumbai and Bengaluru

Taiwan Tourism Bureau participated in OneWorld Travel Mart, an annual event that was held from 21-23 February 2017 in Mumbai, India.   1154 participants from 60 co......
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Air India sets world record with all women crew flight around the globe on International Women's Day  

Air India sets world record with all women crew flight around the globe on International Women's Day

In a quest to set a new world record, Air India has operated a flight around the world with an all-women crew ahead of International Women’s Day.   The flight which depar......
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Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and Abu Dhabi Film Commission attends India International Film Tourism Conclave  

Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and Abu Dhabi Film Commission attends India International Film Tourism Conclave

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) and Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC) joined forces at the India International Film Tourism Conclave......
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Algeria kicks off 1st UNWTO Regional Capacity Building Programme on Tourism Statistics  

Algeria kicks off 1st UNWTO Regional Capacity Building Programme on Tourism Statistics

In the framework of the technical assistance that the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) provides to Member States, especially in their development of sound statistical systems, the People'......
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Registration open for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2017  

Registration open for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2017

Registration for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra organized by Ministry of External Affairs has commenced on 1 February 2017. This year the Yatra is scheduled during the period 12 June to 8 September thro......
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Ryan Air to Operate 15 new Low Cost Flights into Israel  

Ryan Air to Operate 15 new Low Cost Flights into Israel

European low cost airline Ryanair, together with the Israel Tourism Ministry, launched its Israel winter 2017 schedule, with 19 routes (15 new). Ryanair will operate 7 new Tel Aviv ......
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Hotel Industry in India Pitches for Equality in Regulations and Taxes  

Hotel Industry in India Pitches for Equality in Regulations and Taxes

The Parliament of Singapore passed a new law on 6th February making it illegal for home owners to rent out entire apartments and rooms for less than six months, unless they have per......
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Zoom Air begins operations from today  

Zoom Air begins operations from today

Zoom Air started its daily scheduled operations from today, February 15 on Delhi-Kolkata-Durgapur-Delhi route. This was extended till Amritsar in the afternoon. The airline received the sched......
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Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation to participate in OTM 2017  

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation to participate in OTM 2017

Maldives Marketing and Public Relation Corporation (MMPRC) is taking part at the travel show - Oneworld Travel Mart (OTM) which is being held in Mumbai at Bombay Convention & Exhibition C......
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India's New Airline Zoom Air takes off from Feb 15  

India's New Airline Zoom Air takes off from Feb 15

India’s latest private airline, Zoom Air, will start daily scheduled operations on the Delhi-Kolkata-Durgapur-Delhi sector from February 15. The same will be extended to Amritsar in the after......
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Workshop and press meet Austria Summer 2017  

Workshop and press meet Austria Summer 2017

The Austrian National Tourist Office held its annual roadshow from the 7th-9th of February 2017. Delegates from local tourist boards, incoming agencies, attractions, hotels and travel pa......
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Battle of Bands at Garden of Five Senses  

Battle of Bands at Garden of Five Senses

Delhi Tourism, as part of its initiative to reinforce the Tourism Industry in Capital, will be organizing“Battle of Bands” in association with Kalindi College from......
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Emirates sets standards for on-board medical care  

Emirates sets standards for on-board medical care

Dubai, UAE, 07 February 2017 – Flight diversions due to inflight medical emergencies make up a tiny portion of the millions of flights operated annu......
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Etihad Airways is going to launch third daily flight to Bengaluru  

Etihad Airways is going to launch third daily flight to Bengaluru

Etihad Airways is launching a third daily flight on the Abu Dhabi – Bengaluru route, e......
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Record Number of Tourists Flying to Israel to Participate in Jerusalem International Marathon  

Record Number of Tourists Flying to Israel to Participate in Jerusalem International Marathon

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AirAsia will operate flights on Patna-Delhi route from July  

AirAsia will operate flights on Patna-Delhi route from July

Malaysian budget airline AirAsia is most likely to start its flight operations from Jayaprakash Narayan International Airport here in July. It will operate two flights on Delhi-Patna-Delhi ro......
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Training Sessions are going to be organised by Philippines in India  

Training Sessions are going to be organised by Philippines in India

The Department of Tourism (DOT), Philippines will be conducting training sessions in Ahmedabad and Delhi this February.    SanJeet, Tourism Attaché, Ph......
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SATTE 2017: A milestone for travel and tourism industry  

SATTE 2017: A milestone for travel and tourism industry

SATTE, South Asia’s leading B2B travel trade show, is all set to kickstart its 24th edition. The show, to be held from February 15-17, 2017 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, expects to......
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Atlantis, The Palm Introduces a Kung Fu Yoga Special Package  

Atlantis, The Palm Introduces a Kung Fu Yoga Special Package

Jackie Chan's latest film Kung Fu Yoga, which was filmed in Atlantis premieres on 3rd Feb  2017 in China and to celebrate Atlantis is giving away a 3 Night Stay in Atlantis......
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Garuda Indonesia Celebrates Launch of Direct Flights from Mumbai to Jakarta  

Garuda Indonesia Celebrates Launch of Direct Flights from Mumbai to Jakarta

Indonesia’s award-winning national airline, Garuda Indonesia, rated a 5-Star Airline by Skytrax, has launched thrice-weekly, direct flights from Mumbai to Jakarta starting 12 December 2016. G......
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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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Indian Railways going to launch a train for religious tourism  

Indian Railways going to launch a train for religious tourism

Indian railways is all set to launch a new train that will make it easier for pilgrims to visit the popular shrines in West Bengal and Odisha. Named the Aastha Tourist Circuit Train,
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Delhi's Cannaught Place to go vehicle free from FEB for 3 months.  

Delhi's Cannaught Place to go vehicle free from FEB for 3 months.

The middle and inner circular roads of Connaught Place (CP) in the heart of the national capital will be vehicle-free from February for next three months on pilot basis, a move aimed at decongestin......
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The bright and beautiful Taiwan Lantern Festival from 11 feb-19 feb  

The bright and beautiful Taiwan Lantern Festival from 11 feb-19 feb

The most celebrated festival of Taiwan –Lantern Festival will be held from 11 February to 19 February in 2017. Like Indians, the Taiwanese also celebrate festivals with fervor and festi......
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lATA and ICTS Settle Dispute  

lATA and ICTS Settle Dispute

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and ICTS Europe Systems Limited (ICTS) have settled their dispute concerning use by ICTS of IATA's......
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Vienna Dances in winter 2016/17  

Vienna Dances in winter 2016/17

Vienna offers more than 2,000 hours of enjoyment at 450 balls in January and February. The cafes invite people to a coffee house concert, the patisseries and restaur......
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First-ever Philistine Cemetery (12th Century BCE ) Revealed  

First-ever Philistine Cemetery (12th Century BCE ) Revealed

Bone samples discovered in Ashkelon could shed light on the Philistines’ origins  Leon Levy Expeditio......
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Trekkers  To Explore Mysteries of The Negev Desert  

Trekkers To Explore Mysteries of The Negev Desert

Tourists and visitors planning to spend time in the Negev Highlands area of Israel can now plan their journey via the modular Har HaNegev (Negev Highlands) trail and a recently-launched Read More >>
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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Madhya Pradesh Tourism Hosts Road Show in Delhi  

Madhya Pradesh Tourism Hosts Road Show in Delhi

Let’s Talk Madhya Pradesh   Madhya Pradesh, winner of 6 National Tourism Awards, has been one of the for......
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Sri Lanka's increase in visitor arrivals in march  

Sri Lanka's increase in visitor arrivals in march

Sri Lanka's visitor arrivals rose 22.8 percent to 192,841 in March from a year prior, mostly because of an expansion in entries from India and China, insights from the Tourism Promotion Bureau ......
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Egypt sees decline in tourists arrivals  

Egypt sees decline in tourists arrivals

Visitor entries to Egypt fell by around 45.9% in February in a year-over-year examination, agreeing a report issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on Monday. ......
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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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Dassault’s Falcon 8X entering it's final stages of Flight Test and Certification Campaign  

Dassault’s Falcon 8X entering it's final stages of Flight Test and Certification Campaign

March 24, 2016 (Saint-Cloud, France): Dassault Aviation's new leading, the Falcon 8X, is entering the last phases of its flight test and accreditation program as work continues to set up the ul......
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Zimbabwe and the green initiative towards tourism  

Zimbabwe and the green initiative towards tourism

Zimbabwe has started implementing “green concepts” in the tourism sector in a bid to attract more tourists from abroad.The Zimbabwe......
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Jal Mahotsav took the Hanuwantiya Island by storm  

Jal Mahotsav took the Hanuwantiya Island by storm

To mark the beginning, the first three days the event was witnessed by the National Convention of Adventure Tour Operator Association of India.  ATOAI organised its 12th Annual Conv......
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Qatar Airways expanding it's route network worldwide  

Qatar Airways expanding it's route network worldwide

Qatar Airways is all set to announce new destinations to add to a already impressive network and reveal a new exhibition stand at this year’s ITB Berlin, one of the leading travel and trade e......
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Delhi Govt to streamline taxes in the Tourism sector says Kapil Mishra  

Delhi Govt to streamline taxes in the Tourism sector says Kapil Mishra

The Delhi Government is going to rationalise taxes in the Tourism sector and major announcement regarding the rationalisation can be expected in the upcoming Delhi Budg......
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Novotel Visakhapatnam manages to host the International Fleet Review 2016  

Novotel Visakhapatnam manages to host the International Fleet Review 2016

Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach, AccorHotels’ largest all-sea facing convention centre on India’s Eastern coast, successfully hosted the ‘International Fleet Review  2016&r......
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29th Garden Tourism Festival relishes spectators on all the three days  

29th Garden Tourism Festival relishes spectators on all the three days

As the 29th Garden Tourism Festival arrived at its decision it succeeded in drawing in more than 1 lakh guests to the peaceful and quiet venue of Garden of Five Senses.  With its outside air, ......
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Africa Meeting 2016 buzzed business this year  

Africa Meeting 2016 buzzed business this year

Meetings Africa is a 3 days event being held from 22nd February to the 24th February 2016 at the sandton Convention Center  in Johannesburg, South Africa for the 11th year. Meetings Africa see......
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Swachh Paryatan Mobile App launched by Dr. Mahesh Sharma  

Swachh Paryatan Mobile App launched by Dr. Mahesh Sharma

    Dr. Mahesh Sharma (Honorable minister of tourism and culture) lighted the lamp to inaugurate the Swach Paryatan mobile App. at Ashoka hotel, New Delhi on 22nd February......
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PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2016 Begins  

PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2016 Begins

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2016 (AT&RTCM 2016) commenced today in Thailand’s northernmost province of Chiang Rai, welcoming more than 200 top tr......
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Jayalalithaa announced free travel bus for senior citizens  

Jayalalithaa announced free travel bus for senior citizens

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa  announced free bus travel for senior citizens in Chennai metropolitan area from her 68th birthday on February 24.   Making the anno......
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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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NYC News for the Travel Trade February 2016  

NYC News for the Travel Trade February 2016

The Met Breuer Opens Its DoorsWith the opening of The Met Breuer this March, The Metropolitan Mu......
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Make this Valentine in InterContinental  Resort  

Make this Valentine in InterContinental Resort

Spend the Valentine’s weekend at InterContinental Chennai Mahabali puram Resort with that special someone in an oasis of relaxation and tranquility and gentle sea breeze and the soothing wave......
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Kashmir tourism held a seminar cum road show at Tuli Imperial   

Kashmir tourism held a seminar cum road show at Tuli Imperial

In a bid to promote Kashmir tourism, J&K Pilgrim and Leisure Tour Operators’ Forum (PILTOF) and Tourism department held a seminar-cum-road show at Tuli Imperial, Nagpur on February 9. &nb......
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Uttar Pradesh to host  

Uttar Pradesh to host "Travel Meet"

As the first Tourism Day of Uttar Pradesh will be celebrated on February 14, tourism department has decided to organize a 'travel meet' in the city in which over 200 Indian Railway Catering......
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No restrictions on travel due to Zika virus by WHO  

No restrictions on travel due to Zika virus by WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 1 February 2016 on the Zika virus, UNWTO recalls that according to WHO there should be no restrictions o......
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Food festival at Dilli Haat, Janak Puri  

Food festival at Dilli Haat, Janak Puri

Delhi Tourism is organising a food festival ‘Dilli ke Vayanjan’, a 3 days event starting from 12-14 February, 2016 from 11:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. at Dilli ......
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Thailand Yacht Show 2016 for  growth of  economy and the tourism sector  

Thailand Yacht Show 2016 for growth of economy and the tourism sector

The inaugural ‘Thailand Yacht Show 2016’ is taking place from 8-14 February, 2016, at the Ao Po Grand Marina, Phuket, a......
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Thrilling Action at Singapore Airshow 2016  

Thrilling Action at Singapore Airshow 2016

The Singapore Airshow will once again feature spectacular flying displays, and also one of the widest range of business, commercial, and military aircraft at the static aircraft display area that w......
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 Kerala Travel Mart  2016 to be held in Kochi  

Kerala Travel Mart 2016 to be held in Kochi

The 2016 edition of Kerala Travel Mart (KTM), which is the largest gathering of tourism stakeholders in the State, will be held in Kochi in September with its focus on Responsible Tourism. ......
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Surajkund Mela entry tickets are available online and on selected metro stations  

Surajkund Mela entry tickets are available online and on selected metro stations

The acclaimed Surajkund International Crafts Mela-2016 is round the corner, starting from February 1-15 at Surajkund, Faridabad. The Mela is known for showcasing exquisite handlooms, handicrafts an......
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 Goa Tourism conducts road show in Kolkata to promote Goa Carnaval 2016  

Goa Tourism conducts road show in Kolkata to promote Goa Carnaval 2016

Goa Tourism announces plans dawn up by state to celebrate Goa Carnival 2016. The festivities will begin on February 6 and wind up on February 9. This year’s event will be one of the most colo......
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Madhya Pradesh to hold 12th annual convention at Hanumantiya  

Madhya Pradesh to hold 12th annual convention at Hanumantiya

Convention Chairman Tejbir Anand, a former President of ATOAI, says that the meeting will have brainstorming The 12th annual convention of the Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) ......
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The St. Regis Dubai Offers the Best Valentine’s Date  

The St. Regis Dubai Offers the Best Valentine’s Date

The St. Regis Dubai is offering an extravagant two-night romantic retreat exclusive for one couple this Valentine’s Day. With access to the hotel’s signature Imperial Suite at a rate of......
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Anantara Launches Healthy New You 2016  Balance Yourself and Embrace Wellness during your Maldivian Holiday  

Anantara Launches Healthy New You 2016 Balance Yourself and Embrace Wellness during your Maldivian Holiday

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, the luxury hospitality brand for modern travellers, invites guests to embrace health and wellness as an integral element of their luxury holiday with its 2016 B......
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Navi Mumbai International Airport to commence operation by 2019  

Navi Mumbai International Airport to commence operation by 2019

Recently, Four bidders were selected for the planned Navi Mumbai International Airport, where country’s Aviation Ministry met with the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) and ......
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 Hong Kong Airlines offers Direct Flight to Phnom Penh, Cambodia  

Hong Kong Airlines offers Direct Flight to Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Hong Kong Airlines is all set to launch thrice-weekly flight service to Phnom Penh, Cambodia starting from February 27. An all-economy class Airbus A320 aircraft will be deployed on the Phnom Penh ......
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Desert Festival in Jaisalmer to attract foreign tourists  

Desert Festival in Jaisalmer to attract foreign tourists

Desert Festival of Jaisalmer is a colorful festival held in February every year, organized by rajasthan tourism. The desert festival in Jaisalmer was started to attract foreign tourists, who always......
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Jodhpur to host World Sacred Spirit Festival 2016  

Jodhpur to host World Sacred Spirit Festival 2016

The 9th edition of World Sacred Spirit Festival 2016 will be organised at Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur from February 26- 28, 2016. Interested people can buy tickets on BookMyShow.com. The early......
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 M.P Government organizes Water Festival at Hanuwantiya Island  

M.P Government organizes Water Festival at Hanuwantiya Island

Madhya Pradesh government organizes Water Festival at Hanuwantiya Island from 12 February to 21 February 2016. This Island is located in the reservoir of Indira Sagar Dam on river Narmada.......
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Anantara Hotels and Resorts launches annual kite festival at Sir Bani Yas Island  

Anantara Hotels and Resorts launches annual kite festival at Sir Bani Yas Island

Anantara Hotels & Resorts on Sir Bani Yas Island has announced the introduction of the Annual Kite Fest, with the first event planned for February 19, 2016. In this festive season families will......
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Gujarat Tourism and Diu administration in talks to boost tourism  

Gujarat Tourism and Diu administration in talks to boost tourism

Gujarat Tourism to start a tourism circuit to boost tourism in the region with the union territory of diu. Omnibus Industrial Development Corporation  and chief officer, mu......
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Renowned film actors Dharmendra and Hema Malini will promote Haryana tourism  

Renowned film actors Dharmendra and Hema Malini will promote Haryana tourism

Haryana's Tourism department appointed renowned film actors Dharmendra and Hema Malini will be the brand ambassadors of Haryana's Tourism. Haryana Tourism Minister Ram Bilas S......
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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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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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Singapore Airshow Returns in 2016  

Singapore Airshow Returns in 2016

SINGAPORE, Nov 27, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore Airshow, Asia's largest and one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world, will return for its fifth edition from......
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