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AirAsia becomes first airline to connect Malaysia and Phu Quoc, Vietnam  

AirAsia becomes first airline to connect Malaysia and Phu Quoc, Vietnam

AirAsia has become the first airline to connect Malaysia to Phu Quoc, Vietnam with the arrival of the inaugural Kuala Lumpur-Phu Quoc flight here today, further strengthening the airline’s As......
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52% of Indian Travelers Plan Trips around One-Off Events, Reveals Klook  

52% of Indian Travelers Plan Trips around One-Off Events, Reveals Klook

Klook recently released some surprising research on what motivates travelers to pick a destination and - One-off events have become the more frequent factor than flight or accommodation deals in dr......
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Ras Al Khaimah to host PATA Annual Summit 2020  

Ras Al Khaimah to host PATA Annual Summit 2020

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise the PATA Annual Summit 2020 from May 15-18 in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the fastest growing tourism destinations in the United Arab Emirat......
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Fifth Edition of Madhya Pradesh Travel Mart (MPTM) organized By Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board  

Fifth Edition of Madhya Pradesh Travel Mart (MPTM) organized By Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board

Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board (MPTB) enlightens the Indian travel fraternity with the fifth edition of Madhya Pradesh Travel Mart (MPTM) from 5th – 7th October 2018 at hotel Lake view in Bhopa......
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PATA honours PATA Chapters and Student Chapters in Langkawi, Malaysia  

PATA honours PATA Chapters and Student Chapters in Langkawi, Malaysia

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) honoured the accomplishments of three PATA Chapters and one Student Chapter in Langkawi, Malaysia on Saturday, September 15 during the PATA Board Dinner a......
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TAT holds Amazing Thailand Health and Wellness Trade Meet 2018  

TAT holds Amazing Thailand Health and Wellness Trade Meet 2018

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has staged the “Amazing Thailand Health & Wellness Trade Meet 2018” to promote the Kingdom as a health and wellness destination. The one-day ......
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Thailand visitor arrivals in Jan-Jul 2018 up 11% to 22.6 million  

Thailand visitor arrivals in Jan-Jul 2018 up 11% to 22.6 million

Thailand welcomed visitor arrivals of 22,657,730 in January-July 2018, up by 11% over the same period of 2017, according to preliminary figures tabulated by the Ministry of Tourism and ......
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The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali Proudly Hosted Network 21 Go Diamond  

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali Proudly Hosted Network 21 Go Diamond

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali was honored to host an annual conference for the Asia Pacific region membership, including their elite Emerald and Diamond Members. The resort was chosen as the mai......
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Preferred Hotels and Resorts Welcomes 22 New Member Hotels, With Four In Asia Pacific  

Preferred Hotels and Resorts Welcomes 22 New Member Hotels, With Four In Asia Pacific

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is pleased to welcome 22 new member hotels, resorts, and residences  to its cura......
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Vynn Capital Partners with the World Tourism Organization to Boost Asia’s Tourism Sector  

Vynn Capital Partners with the World Tourism Organization to Boost Asia’s Tourism Sector

Vynn Capital, a South-East Asia-based early-stage venture capital firm, and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) today jointly announced a strategic partnership to promote South-East Asia’s......
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AVANI signs agreement to manage a second hotel in Malaysia  

AVANI signs agreement to manage a second hotel in Malaysia

AVANI Hotels and Resorts continues to expand the brand presence in Asia with an agreement with KTI Property Sdn. Bhd. to manage an AVANI hotel in Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah, Malaysia. ......
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PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2018  

PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2018

Winners of the 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).   These awards, generously supported and sponsored since 1995 by the......
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Tourism Minister interacts with diplomatic representatives of different nations with aim to develop bilateral tourism  

Tourism Minister interacts with diplomatic representatives of different nations with aim to develop bilateral tourism

Tourism Minister interacts with diplomatic representatives of different nations with aim to develop bilateral tourism   The Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, Shri. KJ Alphon......
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Capillary Technologies Leads Bata's Omnichannel CRM Journey to New Markets in Southeast Asia  

Capillary Technologies Leads Bata's Omnichannel CRM Journey to New Markets in Southeast Asia

Capillary Technologies, a Singapore-based company providing consumer insight, personalised engagement, loyalty solutions and omnichannel commerce has been appointed strategic partner of Bata, a lea......
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OYO Hotels ventures into China, Offers 11,000 Rooms In 26 Cities  

OYO Hotels ventures into China, Offers 11,000 Rooms In 26 Cities

OYO Hotels has announced its foray into China with a strong focus on strengthening its hotel chain in the country. With this launch, OYO Hotels is all set to substantiate its leadership in the mark......
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Twin Cities World Tourism Association to be founded at PATA Travel Mart 2018  

Twin Cities World Tourism Association to be founded at PATA Travel Mart 2018

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that the founding of the Twin Cities World Tourism Association (TCWTA) will take place during PATA Travel Mart 2018 (PTM 2018) in L......
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SATA 2018 Evaluations begins with an all women Expert Panel  

SATA 2018 Evaluations begins with an all women Expert Panel

A panel of multi national experts chosen by SATA for 2018 Edition will be evaluating the MALDIVES based nominees from 19th till 24th June at Mookai Hotel.     The Jur......
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Thailand highlights 5-D reasons for celebrating weddings and honeymoons in the Kingdom  

Thailand highlights 5-D reasons for celebrating weddings and honeymoons in the Kingdom

Pattaya, Chon Buri, 13 June, 2018 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has unveiled a roster of “5-D reasons” why Thailand is the perfect destination fo......
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PATA elects new executive board. . .  

PATA elects new executive board. . .

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts at Capilano University......
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India, China lead growth in January-April visitor arrivals to Thailand  

India, China lead growth in January-April visitor arrivals to Thailand

Led by a 30% increase in visitor arrivals from China and a 17% growth from India, the Thai tourism industry has recorded total international arrivals of 13.7 million in January-April 2018, up 13.9%......
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Over 7 lakhs Foreign Tourist Arrivals in April 2018, registering a growth of 4.4% over April 2017  

Over 7 lakhs Foreign Tourist Arrivals in April 2018, registering a growth of 4.4% over April 2017

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of information received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI). The following are the impor......
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TAT announces first-ever Samui Asia Music Festival to take place this August  

TAT announces first-ever Samui Asia Music Festival to take place this August

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with Ko Samui Municipality and event management company IMC Live Group are pleased to announce the staging of the first ever ‘Samui Asia Music......
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RCI report uncovers 13% development in International travel of Indian RCI Members this year  

RCI report uncovers 13% development in International travel of Indian RCI Members this year

According to a recent RCI report, the global leader in vacation exchange, Indian travel trends and timeshare recorded a double-digit growth in 2017. The report states that international travels hav......
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New destinations find their way to Indian itineraries, reveals Hotel Price Index 2017  

New destinations find their way to Indian itineraries, reveals Hotel Price Index 2017

After three years of flat prices, travellers paid for overnight accommodation rose 2% globally in 2017, according to the latest Hotel Price Index from Hotels.com. In a year where cryptocurrencies f......
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VITS Hotels launches three properties in Phuket, Thailand  

VITS Hotels launches three properties in Phuket, Thailand

VITS Luxury Hotels has rolled out three boutique properties in the picturesque island of Phuket, Thailand’s most popular tour destination. VITS a leading brand of luxury hotels had recently s......
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Hotel Price Index 2017 report from Hotels.com  

Hotel Price Index 2017 report from Hotels.com

New destinations find their way to Indian itineraries, reveals Hotel Price Index 2017. Hotel Price Index from Hotels.com reveals 2% hike in accommodation prices globally for the first time in three......
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ITB Berlin 2018: Strong economic boost from the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show®  

ITB Berlin 2018: Strong economic boost from the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show®

ITB Berlin reflects worldwide dynamic developments and growth in the travel industry. From 7 to 11 March 2018, the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show® will again be the industry’s me......
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MakeMyTrip to offer OYO’s inventory across its brands  

MakeMyTrip to offer OYO’s inventory across its brands

MakeMyTrip Ltd. and OYO have entered into a partnership whereby the latter’s chain of hotels across India, Malaysia and Nepal will be listed and available for booking on acr......
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Kashmir Set to Host Mega Tourism Event   

Kashmir Set to Host Mega Tourism Event

Kashmir is preparing to host its biggest tourism gathering in three decades, as major players and policymakers in the travel industry across India will meet in the Valley for a convention in March,......
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8.4% Growth in foreign tourist arrivals in january, 2018 over january, 2017  

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

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration ......
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Dignitaries speaks at SATTE 2018  

Dignitaries speaks at SATTE 2018

  “Globally, we crossed the mark of 1.3 billion travellers th......
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Preferred Hotels and Resorts Announces 2017 Results  

Preferred Hotels and Resorts Announces 2017 Results

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

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

OTM Mumbai, deemed as one of the largest travel trade show, witnessed a heavy footfall this ......
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Thailand Media Briefing speech by TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications Speech at ATF 2018  

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

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

TAT highlights Thailands Unbeatable Geographic Advantage

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has highlighted Thailand’s unbeatable geographic location at the heart of ASEAN and the Asia Pacific region as a major reason why visitor arrivals will......
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Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter Closes  

Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter Closes

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

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

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

Thailand showcases Thai local experiences at ATF 2018

The countdown to the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 in Chiang Mai from 22 to 26 January is underway with Thail......
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ATF 2018 tours combine neighbouring destinations with Thai local experiences  

ATF 2018 tours combine neighbouring destinations with Thai local experiences

The ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 offers buyers and media a unique opportunity to discover Chiang Mai city with a fresh new perspective by taking advantage of the Tourism Authority of Thailand&rsq......
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15.2% Growth in foreign tourist arrivals in december 2017 over december 2016  

15.2% Growth in foreign tourist arrivals in december 2017 over december 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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Tourism Malaysia announces six month long promotion campaign to tap Indian market  

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

Comprehending the potential of Indian tourist market, Tourism Malaysia is set to tap it with an aggressive six-month long marketing and promotion campaigns from January to June 2018. ......
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First Four HKTDC Fairs of the Year Attracted 6% More Visitors Than Last Year  

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

Featuring more than 2,940 exhibitors from around the world, the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong Baby Products Fair and Hong Kong International Stationery Fair concluded successfull......
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Indians rank fifth most vacation deprived globally: Expedia 2017 Vacation Deprivation study  

Indians rank fifth most vacation deprived globally: Expedia 2017 Vacation Deprivation study

Expedia released the results of the 2017 Vacation Deprivation® study, an annual survey of vacation habits across multiple countries and continents. The survey ranks India as the 5th most ......
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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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UNWTO and European Commission address the significance of the Tourism Satellite Accounts to measure the economic impact of the sector in Europe  

UNWTO and European Commission address the significance of the Tourism Satellite Accounts to measure the economic impact of the sector in Europe

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) of the European Commission gathered national tourism policy......
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Shangri La Hotel Colombo opens its doors with inventory of 500 rooms  

Shangri La Hotel Colombo opens its doors with inventory of 500 rooms

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts celebrated the grand opening of Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo last week. The launch signalled Colombo’s highly anticipated hotel launch in nearly 30 ......
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HRAWI DELEGATION SUBMITS REPRESENTATION ON CRITICAL GST RECONSIDERATIONS FOR HOSPITALITY SECTOR TO MAHA FINANCE MINISTER  

HRAWI DELEGATION SUBMITS REPRESENTATION ON CRITICAL GST RECONSIDERATIONS FOR HOSPITALITY SECTOR TO MAHA FINANCE MINISTER

A joint delegation of committee members of the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) yesterday met the Hon’ble State Finance Minister, Govt. of Maharashtra, Shri Sudhir Mu......
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AirAsia India offers base fare at INR 99 for local travel  

AirAsia India offers base fare at INR 99 for local travel

According to a report in The DNA the Malaysian Budget carrier AirAsia announced a discount sale, offering passengers one-way base fare at INR 99 for a domestic journey across its Indian JV airlin......
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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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4,100plus Visitors Joined Mega Promotion Event In Style, Hong Kong  

4,100plus Visitors Joined Mega Promotion Event In Style, Hong Kong

In Style, Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council's (HKTDC) mega promotion event held in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, concluded today. The campaign was enthusiastically ......
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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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11th TAFI convention opens with a focus on sustainable success  

11th TAFI convention opens with a focus on sustainable success

The 11th TAFI (Travel Agents Federation of India) international convention opened in Turkey with a focus on sustainable success as the way forward towards creating a vision for exponential busine......
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Malaysia Airports inks MOA with MTPB and GMR Hyderabad to promote tourism  

Malaysia Airports inks MOA with MTPB and GMR Hyderabad to promote tourism

As per a Bernama report, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (MTPB) and GMR Hyderabad Internatio......
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New policy on the cards to boost medical tourism  

New policy on the cards to boost medical tourism

According to a report by Sushmi Dey in The Times of India, the government plans to bring out a policy to promote India as a key destination for medical tourism. The proposed policy aims to promot......
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AVANI HOTELS AND RESORTS TO DEBUT IN NORTH AFRICA WITH NEW OPENINGS IN TUNISIAN CAPITAL  

AVANI HOTELS AND RESORTS TO DEBUT IN NORTH AFRICA WITH NEW OPENINGS IN TUNISIAN CAPITAL

AVANI Hotels & Resorts, the vibrant upscale brand by Minor Hotels, is pleased to announce it will debut in North Africa with two new properties in Tunisia, in partnership with Groupe Chaabane.<......
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TAT promotes ASEAN connectivity with media fam trip  

TAT promotes ASEAN connectivity with media fam trip

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is hosting international media to a five-day fam trip to promote ASEAN Connectivity and travel between Myanmar, Thailand and Lao P......
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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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AirAsia X shares festive joy with Rohingya refugee children  

AirAsia X shares festive joy with Rohingya refugee children

In the spirit of sharing and giving, the management team and Allstars (employees) of AirAsia X Berhad visited Rohingya Community School in Kampung Cheras Baru, here earlier today to celebrate Hari ......
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Malaysian Delegation expressed interest in Station Redevelopment Program  

Malaysian Delegation expressed interest in Station Redevelopment Program

In connection with Station Redevelopment Program, Malaysian Delegation visited Rail Bhavan i.e. 18th July, 2017 and had a meeting with the senior officials of Railway Board. In the meeting, Malaysi......
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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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Five Years of Wonder at Gardens by the Bay  

Five Years of Wonder at Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore's horticultural-themed attraction renowned for its Supertrees and cooled conservatories, celebrates its fifth anniversary in June this year.  
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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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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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AirAsia Hosts The First Ever Santan Food Festival  

AirAsia Hosts The First Ever Santan Food Festival

AirAsia hosted the Santan Food Festival, the largest inflight food tasting event in Asia, featuring meals from across the region.   The event showcased the gastronomical deligh......
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The Pacific Asia Travel Association elects new executive board  

The Pacific Asia Travel Association elects new executive board

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

Langkawi to host PATA Travel Mart 2018

Langkawi is the venue for PATA Travel Mart 2018 (PTM 2018) with this signature Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) event being hosted by Tourism Malaysia and Langkawi Development Authority. The ......
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Hotel and Restaurant Association of Northern India on proposed GST slab  

Hotel and Restaurant Association of Northern India on proposed GST slab

GST @ 28%     Hotel and Restaurant Association of Northern India has expressed extreme disappointm......
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AirAsia to start 4 times weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sihanoukville  

AirAsia to start 4 times weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sihanoukville

AirAsia adds Sihanoukville under its belt in Cambodia with 4 times weekly direct flights from Kuala Lumpur, that is set to commence operations on 9 August 2017.   Marking as Ai......
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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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Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair Opens  

Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair Opens

The eighth HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Counc......
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AirAsia and Everbright sign China joint ventre MoU  

AirAsia and Everbright sign China joint ventre MoU

AirAsia Berhad has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Everbright and Henan Government Working Group to establish a low-cost carrier (LCC) in China.   It outlines h......
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Tourism Malaysia and AirAsia join forces to promote tourism  

Tourism Malaysia and AirAsia join forces to promote tourism

Tourism Malaysia (TM) and AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) today which will see both parties collaborate to promote tourism in Malaysia. ......
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Malaysian Tourism announced the launch of  Multiple entry eVisa for India  

Malaysian Tourism announced the launch of Multiple entry eVisa for India

To enhance tourism from India to Malaysia   GOI pleased to inform that The Malaysian Prime Minister Dato' Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak on his visit on 0......
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AirAsia launches the DARETODREAM sports initiative with national heroes  

AirAsia launches the DARETODREAM sports initiative with national heroes

AirAsia is pleased to congratulate Azizulhasni Awang on his recent win and concurrently launched its 2017 sports initiative - #DARETODREAM - in an event held today with the Keirin World Champion, A......
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Tourism Malaysia and KLM sign Promotional Agreement  

Tourism Malaysia and KLM sign Promotional Agreement

Tourism Malaysia Deputy Director General (Promotion) Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani Daud and KLM Commercial Director Daan Pijzel sign the promotional agreement, in the presence of the Minister of Tour......
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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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Singapore Airlines And SilkAir Sign Codeshare Agreement With Air France-KLM  

Singapore Airlines And SilkAir Sign Codeshare Agreement With Air France-KLM

Singapore Airlines and regional subsidiary SilkAir have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Air France-KLM to codeshare on each other’s flights with effect from 27 April 2017. &......
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Singapore Airlines And Ethiopian Airlines Expand Codeshare Agreement  

Singapore Airlines And Ethiopian Airlines Expand Codeshare Agreement

Star Alliance members Singapore Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines will expand their codeshare agreement as of 1 June 2......
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 Kalinga International Buddhist Conclave organised by the Odisha Tourism Department  

Kalinga International Buddhist Conclave organised by the Odisha Tourism Department

The three-day Kalinga International Buddhist Conclave, jointly organised by the State Tourism Department, Odisha Institute of Maritime and South East Asian Studies and the Archaeological Survey of ......
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PATA creates new boundaries of adventure tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China  

PATA creates new boundaries of adventure tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China

The PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2017 (ATCM 2017) in conjunction with the Luoyang Adventure Tourism and Equipment Expo ended on Monday, April 4, 2017 in Lu......
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Indian Cabinet approves the revised Air Services Agreement with Malaysia  

Indian Cabinet approves the revised Air Services Agreement with Malaysia

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the revised Air Services Agreement (ASA) with Malaysia.       The revised text of......
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Air Asia announced two new domestic routes in India  

Air Asia announced two new domestic routes in India

Budget carrier AirAsia India today announced the induction of the ninth Airbus A320 aircraft in its fleet, besides commencement of flight services to two new destinations......
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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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Taiwan Tourism Board records 9% growth in Indian arrivals  

Taiwan Tourism Board records 9% growth in Indian arrivals

Joining the likes of a host of international destinations positioning India as a priority inbound source market, the Taiwan Tourism Board (TTB) is set to increase its marketing budget this ye......
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Cafe Hydro opens in Mumbai  

Cafe Hydro opens in Mumbai

Bhagirathi Group has created India’s first Fish aquarium theme based restaurant ‘Café Hydro. It is located in Rajendra Nagar, Borivali East. Recently It has inaugurated by Educat......
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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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Minor Hotels and Nakheel Announce Management Agreement for New-build AVANI Hotel in Dubai  

Minor Hotels and Nakheel Announce Management Agreement for New-build AVANI Hotel in Dubai

Minor Hotels (MH), a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 156 hotels and resorts in 24 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and......
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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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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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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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Uber is now available at all major indian airports, to make travel better  

Uber is now available at all major indian airports, to make travel better

Online cab-hailing firm Uber on Friday announced that it will focus on improving the airport travel experience for both riders and driver partners in India.   “Uber i......
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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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Singapore, Bali, Malaysia likely to top Indians travel list in 2017  

Singapore, Bali, Malaysia likely to top Indians travel list in 2017

With the year coming to an end, Indians are now planning for their travel next year and Singapore, Bali and Malaysia continue to remain on top o......
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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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Thailand introduced Unique Local Experiences to the world at WTM 2016  

Thailand introduced Unique Local Experiences to the world at WTM 2016

Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana (Right) H.E. Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sports Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn,......
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Thailand plays a significant role to the Health and Beauty industry globally  

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Sparked by the success of a rapidly growing Thai spa industry, we are scoping with high international standards and exporting sophisticated products to worldwide. <......
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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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UNWTO/ETC Roundtable discusses wellness and medical tourism

  The Roundtable ‘Exploring Health Tourism’ gathered a group of international experts in Budapest, Hungary, to better understand and explore the growing segment of well......
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Anantara appoints Indian Weddings Specialist, Rochana Lilaram

Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel excels at luxurious weddings, and is now excited to extend such crafted and lavish experiences through the appointment of Indian Weddings Specialist, Rochana Lilaram.
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AVANI Hotels and Resorts to Launch First Hotel in the Middle East

Minor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 146 hotels and resorts in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europ......
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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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Images from social media showing damage on the Malaysia Airlines flights which was hit by severe turbulence. Photograph: i......
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Indian tourism ministry introduces National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board

The government of India as of late has created the National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board to give devoted institutional structure to advance therapeutic tourism and the Indian arrangement of p......
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Vietnam tourism ministry calls for more duration on visa exclusion for European visitors  

Vietnam tourism ministry calls for more duration on visa exclusion for European visitors

Vietnam's tourism ministry Thursday urged the administration to double the visa-free stay  for sightseers from five European nations to 30 days to pull in more guests. The visa......
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Singapore gearing up for S$700 million boost  

Singapore gearing up for S$700 million boost

The tourism sector will be getting a S$700 million help throughout the following five years by the government of Singapore as the administration proceeds with its endeavors to drive advancement and......
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  Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals "FTAs" on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port- w......
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Scoot Airline to launch flights to India by end of the year

Scoot Airline, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airline (SIA), is to land soon in three Indian cities including Chennai, making it the fourth carrier from the Southeast Asian country to operate......
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AirAsia founders boosting stake in airline  

AirAsia founders boosting stake in airline

AirAsia Bhd's founders fixed their hold on Asia's greatest spending plan aircraft with an arrangement to invest 1 billion ringgit ($257 million) in it, helping the organization to shore up ......
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Health tourism continues to flourish in Malaysia

  Malaysia's Health tourism industry keeps on developing, as the nation invited more than 850,000 medical tourists a year ago and produced an income of more than RM900 million, sai......
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Tata Sons to buy out stake in AirAsia India worth total of 49%  

Tata Sons to buy out stake in AirAsia India worth total of 49%

Once the arrangement for Tata buying stake in the airline is finished, the holding of Tata Sons in AirAsia India will go up from 41.06% to 49%.   Arun Bhatia is set to exit Air......
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Myanmar gears up for Japanese airline alliance

Myanmar's now jumbled airline industry could welcome another carrier into its ranks.Japan's ANA Holdings and Shwe Than Lwin-claimed Golden Sky World have framed a joint wander a......
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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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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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Minor Hotel Group (MHG), owner and operator of hotels and resorts in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, announces completion of t......
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SATTE 2016 reflects a positive impact in the Travel and Tourism Industry

UBM India launched the 23rd edition of South Asia’s leading travel trade show SATTE (January 29th – 31st) at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Dr Mahesh Sharma, Union Minister of State for Tou......
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 AirAsia to Raise $1 Billion for New Planes  

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AirAsia Bhd., Southeast Asia’s biggest budget carrier is planning to raise $1 billion, under a multi-currency medium-term note program to refinance debt and buy airplanes after last year&rsqu......
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SINGAPORE, Dec 3, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore presents more than 1,050 hours of compelling Asian stories made for the global audience at the Asia TV Forum & ......
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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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