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Norwegian Transforms Three Ships With Bow-To-Stern Enhancements  

Norwegian Transforms Three Ships With Bow-To-Stern Enhancements

Norwegian Cruise Line announced the completed refurbishments of three ships, Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Sun and Norwegian Star, further showcasing its commitment to extraordinary quality and th......
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Strong Increase in Passenger Volume of 4.0 Percent in July Compared to the Previous Year : Austrian Airlines  

Strong Increase in Passenger Volume of 4.0 Percent in July Compared to the Previous Year : Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines continuously increases its passenger volume. Austria’s red-white-red carrier transported over 1.4 million passengers in July 2018, corresponding to a rise of 4.0 percent com......
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Abu Dhabi Explores Future Collaborations With Saudi Tourism  

Abu Dhabi Explores Future Collaborations With Saudi Tourism

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi successfully hosted a delegation of 11 key stakeholders and senior travel experts from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Given KSA's important......
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Norwegian Cruise Line announces enhancements to 2019 and 2020 itineraries  to meet strong demand in highly sought after destinations  

Norwegian Cruise Line announces enhancements to 2019 and 2020 itineraries to meet strong demand in highly sought after destinations

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced enhancements to its 2019 and 2020 itineraries to leverage the strong global demand environment in highly sought after destinations.   Norweg......
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Singapore welcomes 6.1 lakh Indian visitors between Jan-May 2018  

Singapore welcomes 6.1 lakh Indian visitors between Jan-May 2018

Singapore has received over 6 lakh visitors from India between January to May 2018, reporting a 17% year-on-year increase from 2017.   The year 2017 was a record year for Singa......
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New ticket confirmation process in Railways  

New ticket confirmation process in Railways

A tool has been developed to predict the probability of waitlisted ticket getting confirmed at the time of booking as well as during Passenger Name Record (PNR) enquiry of waitlisted ticket. The to......
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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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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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International Tourism exceeds expectations in the first months of 2018  

International Tourism exceeds expectations in the first months of 2018

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first four months of 2018, compared to the same period last year, not only continuing the strong 2017 trend, but exceeding UNWTO’s forecast for 2......
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Passenger Demand Continues Strong Growth in May  

Passenger Demand Continues Strong Growth in May

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for May showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 6.1% compared to t......
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SATA 2018 Evaluations Begin In Sri Lanka . . .  

SATA 2018 Evaluations Begin In Sri Lanka . . .

Evaluation of nominees from Sri Lanka for South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) 2018 began on Monday. The evaluation sessions are being held at Ramada Colombo hotel. Sri Lankan brands nominated to SATA ......
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Lords Hotels and Resorts Appoints Pradeep Vaid As Its GM  

Lords Hotels and Resorts Appoints Pradeep Vaid As Its GM

Lords Hotels & Resorts has appointed industry veteran and hospitality specialist – Mr. Pradeep Vaid as its new General Manager (GM). With over 40 years of experience in the field, Mr. Vai......
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Goibibo announced it's partnership with PhonePe for hotel bookings  

Goibibo announced it's partnership with PhonePe for hotel bookings

Digital payments company PhonePe has partnered with Goibibo to allow users make hotel bookings and make payments from within the PhonePe app.   As a part of this partnership, G......
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IndiGo tops the on-time performance in the Indian Skies yet again  

IndiGo tops the on-time performance in the Indian Skies yet again

Following the recent increase in IndiGo flight frequencies for business and leisure travelers across the 6E network, - IndiGo continues to record the highest On Time performance of 80.9% in May 201......
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Indian Chefs create a Guinness World Record at Mount Everest with #ProjectTriyagyoni  

Indian Chefs create a Guinness World Record at Mount Everest with #ProjectTriyagyoni

Mr. Soundararajan P. and Mr. Sanjay Thakur, two of India’s leading Chefs, have created a Guinness World Record with #ProjectTriyagyoni. The remarkable culinary feat was achieved at Island Pea......
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Los Angeles’s Culinary Scene Continues to Sizzle As “The Most Exciting Food City in America” With The Return Of 2018 Summer dineL.A.  

Los Angeles’s Culinary Scene Continues to Sizzle As “The Most Exciting Food City in America” With The Return Of 2018 Summer dineL.A.

Discover Los Angeles is pleased to announce the new dates of 2018 Summer dineL.A., taking place July 13 – July 27, 2018. The 15-day dining event, wrapping up a celebratory year commemorating ......
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Qatar Airways Commences Final Preparations Before Take-Off To The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia  

Qatar Airways Commences Final Preparations Before Take-Off To The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM just one week away, Qatar Airways, the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA, is preparing to unite football fans from around the world as it begins th......
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Wyndham Hotels and Resorts Debuts As Independent Public Company  

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts Debuts As Independent Public Company

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, announced the completion of its spin-off from Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, which has been renamed Wyndham Destinations, Inc. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the worl......
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Record Turnout for UNWTO Gastronomy Tourism Conference in Thailand  

Record Turnout for UNWTO Gastronomy Tourism Conference in Thailand

A record 475 delegates from 52 countries have turned up for the 4th UNWTO Forum on Gastronomy Tourism which opened today in Bangkok, the first time it is being held in Asia.   ......
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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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Another record year for foreign arrivals into Asia Pacific  

Another record year for foreign arrivals into Asia Pacific

With a cumulative count of 636 million foreign arrivals into the region in 2017, Asia Pacific sets a new record - according to a report released by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). ......
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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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Lords Hotels and Resorts’ 5th Hotel In Nepal To Be Launched In Nepalgunj  

Lords Hotels and Resorts’ 5th Hotel In Nepal To Be Launched In Nepalgunj

India’s fastest growing mid-market hotel chain – Lords Hotels & Resorts has announced plans of launching its fifth hotel in Nepal. To be introduced as Kalptaru Lords Inn in the sub ......
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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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Oman gets a stylish new gateway ‘The Muscat International Airport’  

Oman gets a stylish new gateway ‘The Muscat International Airport’

The first phase of Oman’s brand new Muscat International Airport is currently operational and has increased passenger capacity to 20 million- up from the previous 12 million passengers record......
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Tourism Minister inaugurates Indian Culinary Institute, Noida Campus  

Tourism Minister inaugurates Indian Culinary Institute, Noida Campus

The Indian Culinary Institute (ICI), Noida campus was inaugurated today by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism and Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology, S......
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THAI Smile wins the Grand Prize from Tripadvisor for the second consecutive year, Best Airline in Thailand  

THAI Smile wins the Grand Prize from Tripadvisor for the second consecutive year, Best Airline in Thailand

THAI Smile has won the Winner of Regional Airline in Asia and the Best Airline in Thailand for the second consecutive year, also the Winner of Economy Class in Asia from the review of passengers in......
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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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Regent Seven Seas Cruises set new Record for most Bookings in a Single day  

Regent Seven Seas Cruises set new Record for most Bookings in a Single day

Upon opening reservations for its newest luxury ship, Seven Seas Splendor, Regent Seven Seas Cruises had the best single booking day in the brand’s 26 year history, accounting for a 32% incre......
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Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board launches L.A. insider Specialist training program for the Indian Travel Trade  

Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board launches L.A. insider Specialist training program for the Indian Travel Trade

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) today launched ‘L.A. Insider,’ a new online training tool for travel trade professionals. The mobile and tablet-friendly progra......
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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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Tourism can and should lead sustainable development : UNWTO Secretary-General opens ITB 2018  

Tourism can and should lead sustainable development : UNWTO Secretary-General opens ITB 2018

The tourism sector’s role and responsibility in contributing to sustainable development on a global scale was the central message delivered at the opening of the 2018 edition of the ITB Berli......
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69% occupancy recorded by Radisson Blu Alibaug during last fiscal  

69% occupancy recorded by Radisson Blu Alibaug during last fiscal

Radisson Blu of Alibaug records 69% occupancy during last fiscalRadisson Blu Resort & Spa Alibaug, part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, recorded average room occupancy of 69% in the last fi......
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2017, an important year for Brussels Airlines with significant strategic investments and transformation initiatives  

2017, an important year for Brussels Airlines with significant strategic investments and transformation initiatives

In 2017, despite a challenging market environment, Brussels Airlines continued on its growth path of the last years, booking a positive result for the 3rd consecutive year. Brussels Airlines’......
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ITB Berlin 2018 : Business is booming in the global travel industry  

ITB Berlin 2018 : Business is booming in the global travel industry

With a five per cent increase in business volume at ITB Berlin 2018 compared to last year, and excellent business being forecast for the coming months, the international travel industry is well on ......
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Annual results 2017: Austrian Airlines Improves Results Once Again  

Annual results 2017: Austrian Airlines Improves Results Once Again

Business results in detail   Total operating revenues rose eight percent to EUR 2,466 million (see chart on the last page). The main reason for this developmen......
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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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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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Tourism can and should lead sustainable development: UNWTO Secretary General opens ITB 2018  

Tourism can and should lead sustainable development: UNWTO Secretary General opens ITB 2018

The tourism sector’s role and responsibility in contributing to sustainable development on a global scale was the central message delivered at the opening of the 2018 edition of the ITB B......
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Ministry of Railways instructs Zonal Railways to link the arrival and departure of trains with Data Loggers  

Ministry of Railways instructs Zonal Railways to link the arrival and departure of trains with Data Loggers

Ministry of Railways instructs Zonal Railways to link the arrival & departure of trains with Data Loggers  The Railway Board has instructed zonal railways to link th......
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Singapore Tourism Board enters into strategic partnership with Paytm  

Singapore Tourism Board enters into strategic partnership with Paytm

Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has entered into a strategic partnership with mobile-first financial services platform Paytm. This makes STB the first National Tourism Organisation (NTO) to par......
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UDS Group of Hotels in Asia Book of Records  

UDS Group of Hotels in Asia Book of Records

UDS group of hotels walked in to the prestigious Asia book of records by creating history as it made more than 150 varieties of heart shaped desserts on Valentine’s Day at Shanghumugham, Uday......
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Zoe Wall Joins MSpa International as Group Director of Spa, Asia  

Zoe Wall Joins MSpa International as Group Director of Spa, Asia

From the Caribbean to the Middle East and now Asia, Zoe Wall brings a wealth of global experience and a unique record of success to her new role as Group Director of Spa – Asia at Minor Hotel......
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2017 Marked by Strong Passenger Demand, Record Load Factor  

2017 Marked by Strong Passenger Demand, Record Load Factor

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2017 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) for the year ended 31 December rose......
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Kerala records 11.39% rise in domestic and 5.15% increase in foreign tourist arrivals in 2017  

Kerala records 11.39% rise in domestic and 5.15% increase in foreign tourist arrivals in 2017

Kerala Tourism witnessed an increase of 11.39% and 5.15% in domestic tourist arrivals and foreign tourist arrivals in 2017 respectively, compared last year. Figures compiled by Kerala Tourism......
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SpiceJet records 32% increase in profit in Q3 2017  

SpiceJet records 32% increase in profit in Q3 2017

SpiceJet reported a profit of INR 239.99 crore for Q3 2017 ended December 31, 2017 as against INR 181.14 crore in the same quarter last year, making it the 12th successive profitable quarter ......
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Ministry of Railways to take Reformative measures to promote heritage preservation  

Ministry of Railways to take Reformative measures to promote heritage preservation

The Ministry of Railways have identified several reformative measures to promote heritage preservation. To give focused attention to preserve Indian Railways’ century old rich heritage,......
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Thailand Tourism Festival 2018 records 8% growth in visitors  

Thailand Tourism Festival 2018 records 8% growth in visitors

This year’s popular Thailand Tourism Festival (TTF) held at Lumphini Park in Bangkok from 17 to 21 January was attended by 687,783 Thai and foreign visitors, up 8.64% over the 201......
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32nd Surajkund Mela 2018: The Largest Crafts Fair In The World  

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

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

Prime Minister’s Statement after the Union Budget 2018 19

“I congratulate the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley for this budget which strengthens the foundation of New India. The focus of the budget is on issues ranging from agriculture to Infrastr......
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Abu Dhabi posts record numbers of hotel guests in 2017  

Abu Dhabi posts record numbers of hotel guests in 2017

A record 4.875 million people stayed in Abu Dhabi’s 162 hotels and hotel apartments during 2017, meaning the emirate recorded an impressive 9.8% year-on-year rise. Figures released by......
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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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Shri K.J. Alphons Presents Awards to Winners of All India Essay Competition for Schools Across India on ‘Hospitality Education and Career’  

Shri K.J. Alphons Presents Awards to Winners of All India Essay Competition for Schools Across India on ‘Hospitality Education and Career’

Shri K.J. Alphons, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism presented the awards to the winners of ‘All India Essay Competition’ for Schools across India on ‘Hospitality......
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2017 a successful year of collaboration with Dubai Aviation entities for Bayanat Engineering  

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

To meet Dubai Aviation's growing demand for efficient and reliable solutions, Bayanat Engineering sharpened its solutions spectrum with partnered technology providers. The 2017 achievements ill......
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2017 International Tourism Results: the highest in seven years  

2017 International Tourism Results: the highest in seven years

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

AccorHotels opens second ibis hotel in Pune

InterGlobe Hotels and AccorHotels on January 4, 2018 announced the opening of ibis Pune Hinjewadi (IPH), the second ibis hotel in Pune city. Hinjewadi being recognised as the IT hub of Pune, and ......
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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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Matunga Railway Station in Mumbai Division of Central Railway enters Limca Book of Records 2018 for posting all women staff on the station.  

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

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

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

Austrian Airlines carried approx. 12.9 million passengers in the period January to December 2017. This comprises a year-on-year increase of 12.8 percent or 1.5 million passengers. This rise can be ......
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Guinness world record for lowest Limbo Ice Skating broken at iSKATE  

Guinness world record for lowest Limbo Ice Skating broken at iSKATE

iSKATE, India’s first all year ice skating rink at Ambience mall, Gurgaon witnessed limbo ice skating sensation Shristi Dharmendra Sharma enter the Guinness World Record books by setting the ......
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Atlantis, The Palm secures another Guinness World Record!  

Atlantis, The Palm secures another Guinness World Record!

Atlantis, The Palm teamed up with luxury US caviar company AmStur this New Year’s Eve to create the impossible and break the Guinness World Record™ for the world’s largest caviar ......
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American visitors to Thailand hit 1 million for the first time  

American visitors to Thailand hit 1 million for the first time

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

Thailands visitor arrivals surge to 34 million, exceeds annual target

The Thai tourism industry is poised to hit yet another new record after the arrival of Thailand’s 34 millionth visitor and 1.81 trillion baht (US$ 50 billion) for the full calenda......
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Southern and Mediterranean Europe, North Africa and the Middle East drive tourism growth through October 2017  

Southern and Mediterranean Europe, North Africa and the Middle East drive tourism growth through October 2017

Destinations around the world welcomed 1.1 billion international tourists between January and October 2017, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. This represents a 7% increase ......
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Hello Kitty appointed as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development 2017  

Hello Kitty appointed as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development 2017

United Nations designated the year 2017 “International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development” and World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) (Headquarters in Madrid; Secretary General Dr.......
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Mumbai airport runway exceeds declared capacity, handles 50 flights/hr twice  

Mumbai airport runway exceeds declared capacity, handles 50 flights/hr twice

As per the TOI report, Mumbai airport’s runway may have a declared capacity to handle 46 takeoffs and departure in an hour, but twice on Friday—once in the morning and once in the......
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Scrumptious Return of the 3rd Edition for the Abu Dhabi Food Festival from December 7 to 23  

Scrumptious Return of the 3rd Edition for the Abu Dhabi Food Festival from December 7 to 23

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi has today announced the full line-up of activities, presented in partnership with event companies from the private sector including Festember......
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SpiceJet rated India’s favourite low cost airline  

SpiceJet rated India’s favourite low cost airline

Nigel Duncan, CEO of pioneering aircraft cabin lighting specialists, STG Aerospace, joined Arun Kashyap, executive vice president (Engineering) of Indian low-cost carrier, SpiceJet, to coll......
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THE 8TH HULLEGEB ISRAELI ETHIOPIAN ARTS FESTIVAL  

THE 8TH HULLEGEB ISRAELI ETHIOPIAN ARTS FESTIVAL

The Hullegeb Israeli-Ethiopian Arts Festival marks its eighth year in 2017 starting on December 6 - December 28. This unique festival presents multifaceted traditional Ethiopian culture in the fiel......
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Safety, Connectivity, Blocked Funds, ATM and Human Capital Top Agenda for Africa  

Safety, Connectivity, Blocked Funds, ATM and Human Capital Top Agenda for Africa

Kigali - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted five priorities which must be addressed for aviation to deliver maximum economic and social benefits in Africa. These are:
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Brexit talks top the agenda on the opening day of WTM London  

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

Fears about the impact of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on the travel trade dominated debates at World Travel Market London – the leading global event for the travel industry.
UNWTO World Tourism Barometer: International tourism on track for a record year  

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer: International tourism on track for a record year

Demand for international tourism remained strong during the Northern Hemisphere summer peak season. International tourist arrivals in July and August <......
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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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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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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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The UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook focus on sustainable tourism  

The UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook focus on sustainable tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the People’s Government of Guilin of China held the 11th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook ......
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Australia records 15% growth in Indian arrivals for the YE June 2017  

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

Tourism Australia for the year ended (YE) June 2017 recorded over 277,100 Indian tourists thereby reflecting a significant growth of 15% as compared to the same period last year, making India......
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ITDC holds AGM, announces 13.30% Dividend to the shareholders  

ITDC holds AGM, announces 13.30% Dividend to the shareholders

India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), at its 52nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) declared and approved a dividend of 13.30% amounting to INR 11.41 cr......
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Austrian Airlines Announces Passenger Record in its Anniversary Year  

Austrian Airlines Announces Passenger Record in its Anniversary Year

On September 30, 1957, the company “Austrian Airlines Österreichische Luftverkehrs Aktiengesellschaft” was founded in the large meeting room of Creditanstalt bank in Vienna’s......
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President presents ‘NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS, 2015-16’ to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry on ‘World Tourism Day’  

President presents ‘NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS, 2015-16’ to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry on ‘World Tourism Day’

The President of India Shri Ram NathKovind presented the “National Tourism Awards, 2015-16” to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry at a function organised b......
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Alila Hotels and Resorts to aggressively focus on Indian market  

Alila Hotels and Resorts to aggressively focus on Indian market

Alila Hotels and Resorts has recorded a growth of 20 to 30% from the Indian market across all its international properties over the last three years. The company is now looking towards concentratin......
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PSU under Ministry of Railways, records 18 % rise in turnover and declares 66.5 % Dividend For FY 16-17  

PSU under Ministry of Railways, records 18 % rise in turnover and declares 66.5 % Dividend For FY 16-17

RITES Ltd., a schedule ‘A’, Mini Ratna Enterprise under the Ministry of Railways, has for the first time crossed benchmark turnover of Rs.1500 crore and registered gross turnover of Rs.......
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Record 2,000 Exhibitors from 29 Countries for Four HKTDC Lifestyle Fairs  

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

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 28th Food Expo, the ninth Hong Kong International Tea Fair, the fourth Home Delights Expo and the second Beauty & Wellness Expo......
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Spain Reaches The Mark of 100,000 Record Number of Arrivals  

Spain Reaches The Mark of 100,000 Record Number of Arrivals

Spain registered 105,646 Indian arrivals in 2016, an increment of 17.08% over the previous year. In this way, for the first time it has surpassed the number of 100,000 tourists coming from India.
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Strong demand growth continues in June : IATA  

Strong demand growth continues in June : IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for June showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 7.8% compare......
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Government records 12.7% growth in domestic tourists  

Government records 12.7% growth in domestic tourists

The number of domestic tourist visits to all States/Union Territories (UTs), including the visits for religious and medical purpose, has increased to 161.4 Crore in 2016 from 143.2 Crore in 2015, r......
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28th Hong Kong Book Fair Opens with 'Travel' Theme  

28th Hong Kong Book Fair Opens with 'Travel' Theme

The 28th Hong Kong Book Fair opened today and will run through 25 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), this ......
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Strong tourism results in the first part of 2017  

Strong tourism results in the first part of 2017

International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 6% in January-April of 2017 compared to the same period last year, with business confidence reaching its highest levels in a decade. Sustained growt......
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Holland records 19% growth in Indian arrivals in Q1 2017  

Holland records 19% growth in Indian arrivals in Q1 2017

Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions (NBTC) announced an increase in Indian arrivals to the Netherlands in the first quarter of 2017. In comparison with the last year’s Q1 Indian ar......
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Emirates boosts U.S. economy by US$21 Billion  

Emirates boosts U.S. economy by US$21 Billion

Emirates supported more than 104,000 American jobs and contributed US$21.3 billion in revenue to the U.S. economy, including US$10.5 billion to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and ......
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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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Air Canada Sets Record for Passengers Carried  

Air Canada Sets Record for Passengers Carried

Air Canada transported close to one million customers throughout the six-day holiday period, during which it achieved a single-day record for passengers carried. On Thursday, June 29, Air Canada we......
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Visit the Taiwan Hot Air Balloon Festival   

Visit the Taiwan Hot Air Balloon Festival

Big, beautiful, colorful hot air balloons dreamily float through the air as tourists hasten to catch a glimpse of their splendor or ride them through the skies, taking in the beauty of the valley b......
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Q’s Bar and Lounge announces the next  act to take the stage  

Q’s Bar and Lounge announces the next act to take the stage

Q’s, Quincy Jones’ first-ever bar and lounge featuring world-class live music, is set to welcome its latest act on 27th June. The multi-talented Katie Thiroux and her accompanying band ......
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Loyyal Closes Series A Capital Raise  

Loyyal Closes Series A Capital Raise

Loyyal, the blockchain innovator building a global loyalty network, announced it has closed a Series A capital raise led by Integrated Networks (iNet) with participants including UAE Exchange, Haya......
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Abu Dhabi records 1.6 Million hotel guest arrivals in first four months of 2017  

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

New figures from Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) show that Abu Dhabi welcomed 1.6 million guest arrivals year to end of April, a 7% growth compared to the same period in 2......
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SpiceJet Clocks 2nd Successive Profitable Year and 9th Consecutive Profitable Quarter  

SpiceJet Clocks 2nd Successive Profitable Year and 9th Consecutive Profitable Quarter

SpiceJet reported a quarterly profit of INR 41.6 crore for the three months ended March 31st, 2017, making it the ninth successive profitable quarter for the airline. Net profit for FY 2017 stood a......
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Jet Airways board approves the appointment of Vinay Dube as Chief Executive Officer  

Jet Airways board approves the appointment of Vinay Dube as Chief Executive Officer

Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premier international airline, announced the appointment of Vinay Dube as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).   Mr. Dube's appointme......
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Etihad Airways offers free stopovers to all Economy Class guests from the Middle East, Africa and Pakistan  

Etihad Airways offers free stopovers to all Economy Class guests from the Middle East, Africa and Pakistan

Mohammad Al Bulooki, Etihad Airways Executive Vice President Commercial, said: “Etihad Airways is delighted to invite guests to experience Abu Dhabi for themselves. The capital of the United ......
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Arsenal brings the Emirates FA Cup to Dubai  

Arsenal brings the Emirates FA Cup to Dubai

Fresh from their victory over Chelsea FC, Arsenal brought the Emirates FA Cup once again to Dubai after the team’s record 13th victory of the historic trophy.   The Emira......
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Jet Airways Group records second profitable Year  

Jet Airways Group records second profitable Year

  Jet Airways Group FY17 highlights:   Total revenue up 1.7% at INR 22,693 crores compared to INR 22,321 crores in FY16 Available Seat Kilometers inc......
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Jet Airways honoured at HolidayIQ 'Better Holiday Award - 2017'  

Jet Airways honoured at HolidayIQ 'Better Holiday Award - 2017'

Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere, international airline, has been honoured as ‘India’s Best Full Service Airline’, at Holida......
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Abu Dhabi Looks to Europe for Mice Diversification  

Abu Dhabi Looks to Europe for Mice Diversification

Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, a division of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), is spearheading a delegation representing an array of new products to Germany to particip......
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Atlantis, The Palm and 104.8 Channel 4 break the Guinness World Records for Longest Underwater Radio Broadcast  

Atlantis, The Palm and 104.8 Channel 4 break the Guinness World Records for Longest Underwater Radio Broadcast

On Saturday 13th May, 104.8 Channel 4 radio host Stu Tolanbroadcasted LIVE from thebottom of The Ambassador Lagoon at Atlantis, The Palm for a total of 5 hours, 25 minutes and 25 seconds, smashing ......
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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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Asia Pacific Destinations Welcomed a Record 597 million Foreign Visitors in 2017  

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

PATA's Annual Travel Monitor for 2017 – Early Edition, shows an annual increase of three percent in foreign arrivals into 47 Asia Pacific destinations for 2016 to record an aggregate inbo......
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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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Abu Dhabi maintains position as Favourite Destination in United Arab Emirates  

Abu Dhabi maintains position as Favourite Destination in United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi has maintained its position as the number one destination in the UAE for guest satisfaction in a report by travel and hotel data specialist organisation, Olery.   The......
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Egypt records 30% increase in Indian arrivals in 2017 Q1  

Egypt records 30% increase in Indian arrivals in 2017 Q1

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

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

The 32nd Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded yesterday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The concurrent 12th......
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UNWTO Commission for Africa analyses the potential of Chinese tourism in the continent  

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

Attended by 21 tourism Ministers from the African continent, the UNWTO Regional Commission for Africa has become the best platform to discuss tourism trends in the continent and the potential that ......
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Israel Tourism records 49% increase in Indian tourists in 2 years  

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

Israel has witnessed a growth of 49% in Indian arrivals from January to March, 2017 vis-à-vis the same period in 2015. More than 8,300 Indians have already visited Israel i......
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Etihad Airways to donate one dirham from every ticket sold in the UAE to Emirates Red Crescent  

Etihad Airways to donate one dirham from every ticket sold in the UAE to Emirates Red Crescent

Etihad Airways to donate one dirham from every ticket sold in the UAE to Emirates Red Crescent as part of year-long programme   • A380 engine decals to promote the UAE Yea......
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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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On arrival e-Visa facility extended to cruise passengers at NMPT  

On arrival e-Visa facility extended to cruise passengers at NMPT

  In line with Govt. of India’s policy on ‘ease of doing business’ in ports, on arrival e-Visa stamping facility has been extended to cruise tourists calling at NMPT ......
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Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority Outlines 2017 Strategy  

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority Outlines 2017 Strategy

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA), which develops the emirate’s tourism infrastructure and initiates its domestic and overseas promotions, has outlined its ......
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Himachal Pradesh Manali to See a Increase Number of 40 Lakh Tousists in Year 2017-18  

Himachal Pradesh Manali to See a Increase Number of 40 Lakh Tousists in Year 2017-18

Manali is the most preferred and the hottest tourist destination. Located in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state, Manali has the of the best views in India.   Th......
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TAAI in association with US Consulate organises Visa and MICE session for members  

TAAI in association with US Consulate organises Visa and MICE session for members

The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) (Western Region) in association with the US Consulate Mumbai organised a session for its members on US Visas (B1 and B2) and MICE opportunities i......
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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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IROAF of Indian Railways signs Agreement with BHEL for constructing a 2 MW Roof Top Power Plant  

IROAF of Indian Railways signs Agreement with BHEL for constructing a 2 MW Roof Top Power Plant

Ministry of Railways under the guidance of Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu,  has taken yet another leap in fulfilling its commitment to better environment, when a landmark contract agreemen......
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PM Modi's UDAN project takes off; one-hour flights capped at Rs 2,500  

PM Modi's UDAN project takes off; one-hour flights capped at Rs 2,500

The government on Thursday announced the list of airlines that will be connecting unserved airports in the country. 50 per cent of seats on every flight will cost Rs 2,500 per seat unde......
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Hamad International Airport ranked as 6th Globally  

Hamad International Airport ranked as 6th Globally

mad International Airport in Qatar is shrugging off competition from other mega airports and travel hubs in the Middle East to maintain its status as the region’s best airport for the third c......
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Garuda Indonesia Group books Net Income of US$9.35 Million for 2016, Maintaining Positive Performance  

Garuda Indonesia Group books Net Income of US$9.35 Million for 2016, Maintaining Positive Performance

National airline PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (GIAA.JK) and its subsidiaries maintained positive performance throughout 2016 with a net profit of US$9.36 Mil, or the equivalent of IDR 12......
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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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FILMART Draws Over 8,000 Global Visitors  

FILMART Draws Over 8,000 Global Visitors

The 21st Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART), organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), ended today. The four-day event is a premier trading platform fo......
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Air India to commence flights to Tel Aviv, Israel  

Air India to commence flights to Tel Aviv, Israel

Indian national carrier Air India announced that it will begin flights between India and Israel by May, 2017. AI is planning to open the New Delhi-Tel Aviv route with three weekly flights. Ya......
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Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Inaugurates The Creative Act  

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Inaugurates The Creative Act

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, HE Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minis......
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GMR led Delhi Airport achieves World no. 2 position in the highest category of Airport Service  

GMR led Delhi Airport achieves World no. 2 position in the highest category of Airport Service

Delhi International Airport (P) Ltd, a GMR led consortium, today announced that Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has become world’s number 2 airport in the highest category - over 4......
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Think Strawberries announces partnership with American Cruise Lines as Exclusive Reseller  

Think Strawberries announces partnership with American Cruise Lines as Exclusive Reseller

Think Strawberries, India’s market leading travel representation company, has entered a new business vertical as it has partnered with American Cruise Lines (ACL), as their exclusive ti......
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Garuda Indonesia Increases Seasonal Flight Frequency to Australia  

Garuda Indonesia Increases Seasonal Flight Frequency to Australia

The national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia, in a joint press conference with Tourism Australia, announced that it will increase seasonal flight frequencies on the Jakarta - Australia routes f......
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Ryanair launches Liverpool winter 2017 schedule  

Ryanair launches Liverpool winter 2017 schedule

Ryanair launched its 2017 Liverpool winter schedule, with 2 new routes to Copenhagen and Milan, a new winter service to Prague and 24 routes in total, which will help deliver 2m cu......
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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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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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Philippines expects to reach 100,000 Indian arrivals this year  

Philippines expects to reach 100,000 Indian arrivals this year

Continuing its growth trajectory from India, the Department of Tourism (DOT) has recorded an increase of 21.37% in Indian arrivals last year.   Talking abou......
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Tamil Nadu received 8% of international tourists in January  

Tamil Nadu received 8% of international tourists in January

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

Dubai welcomed 1.8 million visitors from India in 2016

Dubai attracted 1.8 million overnight visitors from India in 2016, recording a 12 per cent growth over the previous year to become the number one source market in South Asia.  
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Alejandro Bernabe has been appointed Group Director, AVANI Hotels and Resorts  

Alejandro Bernabe has been appointed Group Director, AVANI Hotels and Resorts

Minor Hotels is pleased to announce the appointment of Alejandro Bernabé as Group Director, AVANI Hotels & Resorts. With over 20 years of global hospitality experience, B......
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Treebo Hotels Recognised by World Record India for its Guest Delight Initiative - Treebo Hangouts  

Treebo Hotels Recognised by World Record India for its Guest Delight Initiative - Treebo Hangouts

In September, Treebo Hotels, India’s 3rd largest hotel chain, had announced the launch of an initiative called Treebo Hangouts. Under this initiative, Tr......
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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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Jet Airways cancelled their flights due to heavy Snowfall at Leh  

Jet Airways cancelled their flights due to heavy Snowfall at Leh

  Temperature recorded at Leh is below -13 degree celcius which causes problem for passangers who are travelling to Leh via Flights. Jet Airways cancelled their flights 9W2368 ......
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Financial Giant Master Card Ranks Abu Dhabi as the Fastest Growing Destination  

Financial Giant Master Card Ranks Abu Dhabi as the Fastest Growing Destination

Abu Dhabi has been ranked among the fastest-growing destinations in the world, and the fastest-growing destination in the Middle East, in a new report by fina......
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Abu Dhabi Cruise Sector Celebrates Record Numbers of Ships and Passengers into the Emirate  

Abu Dhabi Cruise Sector Celebrates Record Numbers of Ships and Passengers into the Emirate

The cruise sector in Abu Dhabi is celebrating a year of achievement with record numbers of ship calls and passengers arriving in the emirate during the previo......
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Jordi Savall to recreate Music from Ibn Battuta's 14th Century Journey through India and China for Abu Dhabi Classic Concerts  

Jordi Savall to recreate Music from Ibn Battuta's 14th Century Journey through India and China for Abu Dhabi Classic Concerts

Award-winning Catalan composer Jordi Savall is returning to Abu Dhabi this month for two highly anticipated concerts as part of the Abu Dhab......
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SWISS posts record passenger volume for 2016  

SWISS posts record passenger volume for 2016

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported 16,517,559 passengers in 2016, a 1.3% increase on 2015, which had itself been a record year in passenger vol......
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Air India rated as third worst airline in world.  

Air India rated as third worst airline in world.

Air India, the homegrown airline, has been a target of ridicule recently as it was reported that it is among the worst airlines in the world. A recent report ranked Air India as globally the third-......
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RAKTDA has announced a partnership with TUI India.  

RAKTDA has announced a partnership with TUI India.

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has announced a strategic partnership with TUI India Pvt. Ltd., one of the leading leisure travel companies in Ind......
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2017 will be an another Strong Year for Airline Profits  

2017 will be an another Strong Year for Airline Profits

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it expects the global airline industry to make a net profit in 2017 of $29.8 billion. On forecast total revenues o......
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Germany beckons Indian tourists with masala chai and samosa  

Germany beckons Indian tourists with masala chai and samosa

(News courtesy by times of india)   Indian tourists will be able to sip masala chai and munch on samosas while cruising down the Rhine from next......
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More than 2,000 Buyers Visit First HKTDC Lifestyle Expo in New Delhi  

More than 2,000 Buyers Visit First HKTDC Lifestyle Expo in New Delhi

The inaugural HKTDC Lifestyle Expo in New Delhi welcomed more than 2,000 trade buyers during its two-day run on 19 and 20 December 2016, as 120 Hong Kong and mainland compani......
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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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World GDP is projected to expand by 2.5% in 2017  

World GDP is projected to expand by 2.5% in 2017

  Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it expects the global airline industry to make a net profit in 2017 of $29......
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Food, Home Delights, Beauty and Wellness Expos Draw Over 490,000 Visitors  

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

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 27th Food Expo, the eighth Hong Kong International Tea Fair, the third Home Delights Expo and the inaugural Beauty & Wellness E......
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Indian Visitor Arrivals to Ras Al Khaimah up 23% in First Six Months of 2016  

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

Ras Al Khaimah recorded a 23 per cent increase in visitors from India during the first six months of 2016 compared to the corresponding January-June period last year, according to the Ras Al Khaima......
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International tourism continues to grow above average in the first four months of 2016  

International tourism continues to grow above average in the first four months of 2016

  2016 started on a strong note for international tourism. International tourist arrivals grew by 5% between January and April 2016 according to the l......
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New Family and Friends Offer at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi This Summer  

New Family and Friends Offer at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi This Summer

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is offering guests a cha......
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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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Jordan to Host Enrique Iglesias Concert !  

Jordan to Host Enrique Iglesias Concert !

AMMAN – Play 99.6, Jordan’s number one hit music station and iJordan, the agency famous for booking International A list chart toppers to perform in Jordan have jointly revealed their p......
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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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New Exhibition To Open At the Tower Of David Museum  

New Exhibition To Open At the Tower Of David Museum

The exhibition “The Camera Man – Women and Men Photograph Jerusalem 1900-1950”, that will open at the Tower of David Museum May 26-December 12, 2016, will focus on the major photo......
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Festivities are at heart as Ireland posts record tourism figures  

Festivities are at heart as Ireland posts record tourism figures

The joining of the Easter Rising Centenary festivals and the St Patrick's Festival inside the same fortnight drew a record number of international tourists in March. The 1916 centen......
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Chicago reports record number of tourists  

Chicago reports record number of tourists

Chicago delighted in more tourists from around the nation in 2015 than in any prior year, as indicated by new numbers discharged by the city. Household appearance to the city totaled 50......
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EXPO 2016 Antalya to attract large number of travel companies and organisations worldwide  

EXPO 2016 Antalya to attract large number of travel companies and organisations worldwide

Tourism is one of the quickest developing areas globally with roughly 1.2 billion universal vacationers and $1.25 trillion in worldwide tourism receipts around the world. This gives it an immediate......
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Decline in Panama Tourist Office employees  

Decline in Panama Tourist Office employees

Panama tourism industry utilizes individuals for low range salaries. The decline of 3.6% was uncovered in a late report by the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Panama.
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Cuba comes up short on brew as tourism surrounds the Island  

Cuba comes up short on brew as tourism surrounds the Island

A surge in tourism to Cuba after relations enhanced with the US seems to turn out to the country running short on beer eventually running out. The universal ice chests that apportion be......
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Guyana in works for a tourism policy  

Guyana in works for a tourism policy

The draft National Tourism Policy (NTP), which is being examined by the applicable partners, will turn into an open record soon. Executive General of the Ministry of Tourism, Donald Sin......
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 Inrcrease in global airtravel and demand  

Inrcrease in global airtravel and demand

Global air traffic grew 6.8 by the end of 2015, with the Middle East being the fastest in terms of growth.Preparatory information for 2015, discharged on Wednesday by the United Nations......
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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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Azerbaijan reshaping it's tourism industry and eying massive economic growth  

Azerbaijan reshaping it's tourism industry and eying massive economic growth

The key center of Azerbaijan's tourism advancement system is enhancement of tourism items and get into the new, undiscovered and corner markets which could convey a huge number of potential vis......
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Increase of 14 per cent in tourist numbers for Cuba  

Increase of 14 per cent in tourist numbers for Cuba

Cuba's first deputy tourism minister Alexis Trujillo said Havana ended March with an increase of 14 per cent in foreign tourists arrivals to Cuba. This outcome is encouraging for the sector and......
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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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Record number of foreign tourists arrivals expected by the Greek Tourism Confederation  

Record number of foreign tourists arrivals expected by the Greek Tourism Confederation

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), has estimated arrivals of 25 million tourists this year, and the earnings will a surpluss of 15 million euro instead of last year’s 14.2 million, accor......
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Thailand government eyeing luxury tourists  

Thailand government eyeing luxury tourists

The Thai government needs to do more to keep the country's tourists safe if they wants to achieve the objective of attracting more high-end travelers, tour operators speculation, or it risks lo......
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Tourism Vancouver expecting an increase in arrivals for April  

Tourism Vancouver expecting an increase in arrivals for April

  April is set to be an exceptionally bustling month for tourists to Vancouver, as indicated by a representative from Tourism Vancouver. "We are expecting amazingly high oc......
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Mexico posts record tourist numbers in 2015  

Mexico posts record tourist numbers in 2015

Numerous individuals gathered at a Tourism summit in Mexico City on addressing the issue of progressing cartel savagery in Mexico would hurt tourism Tourism summit in Mexico City, and without uncer......
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El Al Israel Airlines rebounds in $106 million 2015 net profit  

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

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

Munich airport reports record earnings of 135 million Euros

Strong growth in passenger traffic and the continuing boom in airfreight lifted Munich Airport to yet another very successful year in 2015. The airport once again posted a year-on-year increase in ......
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A record 33 million foreign tourists arrivals estimated for Thailand  

A record 33 million foreign tourists arrivals estimated for Thailand

As many as 33.83 million foreign tourists are predicted to visit Thailand in 2016, up 13.22% on the 29.8 million in 2015, accordng to the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT). TCT presiden......
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New plan to boost cultural tourism in Japan  

New plan to boost cultural tourism in Japan

Japan seems to be determined to increase the number of foreign tourists to the country by 2020 when it hosts the Olympic Games, the government plans to promote & maximize the use of cultural as......
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Tourists avoiding Turkey after terrorist activity outbreak  

Tourists avoiding Turkey after terrorist activity outbreak

A string of terrorist assaults faulted for Islamic State or Kurdish activists, on top of a conciliatory fight with Russia, are battering Turkey's once flourishing tourism industry, which had be......
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Tasmania tourism registers growth with 1.1 million visitors last year  

Tasmania tourism registers growth with 1.1 million visitors last year

Tasmanian tourism had a record breaking year in 2015 with 1.1 million tourist staying 10 million nights and spending near $2 billion, says the most recent Tasmanian Visitor Survey. The ......
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Myanmar gears up for Japanese airline alliance  

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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Record Tourist numbers for the Philippines  

Record Tourist numbers for the Philippines

2015 ended with a 10.9 percent increase in total tourist arrival in Philippines for the first time the country reached the five million mark. Philippines had 5.36 million foreign visitors in 2015. ......
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World record investment in the Hotel Industry of New Zealand  

World record investment in the Hotel Industry of New Zealand

New Zealand is experiencing a record period of hotel investment with major hotels changing hands recently in both North Island & South Island, says Dean Humphries, national director of Colliers......
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The US gears up for record numbers in domestic tourism this spring  

The US gears up for record numbers in domestic tourism this spring

Airlines in America have predicted a record number of passengers will take to the skies this spring, according to a major aviation industry trade group in the US, as factors like increased capacity......
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India at International Tourism bourse (ITB) 2016.  

India at International Tourism bourse (ITB) 2016.

Mr. Vinod Zutshi, Sec. Tourism, Govt. of India heads a strong delegation of 66 co-exhibitors, partners comprising officials of the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, State Govt. & Union Terri......
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The World Travel and Tourism Council announces World Visitor Index  

The World Travel and Tourism Council announces World Visitor Index

European Cities Marketing announced 4.2% growth in city tourism in 2015. London, Paris and Rome take top slot, China grew by 32%, while Italy and Russia are struggling to recover.......
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T20 World Cup to boost tourist footfall in India  

T20 World Cup to boost tourist footfall in India

While India is gearing up to host the T20 World Cup, the country is also likely to play host to fans from around the world. Who are eager to witness their favourite team at the event.
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Nothing like a gust of wind by the snow of the Swiss Alps  

Nothing like a gust of wind by the snow of the Swiss Alps

There has been some fantastic ski for visitors in the Swiss Alps in the past week and the forecast suggests there is more to come in the next few days. All resorts are forecasting heavy snowfall an......
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VisitBritain announces record numbers for inbound tourism to the UK in 2015  

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

Tourism, is one of the UK's most important industries, which attracted a massive number of international visitors to the UK in 2015. VisitBritain announced that 2015 set a new record with 35.8 ......
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First Boeing 727 makes its Last flight  

First Boeing 727 makes its Last flight

Seattle's Museum of Flight effectively finished the last voyage on Wednesday of the very first flight ever made.   The flight flew from Paine Field in Everett, Washington, ......
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India’s top chefs bring the best of Australia’s culinary landscape on Twitter  

India’s top chefs bring the best of Australia’s culinary landscape on Twitter

Australia, on this March, as the country’s leading food personalities such as Chef Sanjeev Kapoor (@SanjeevKapoor), Chef Vicky Ratnani (@VickyRatnani), Chef Ranveer Brar (@RanveerBrar), food ......
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ECO Rent a Car tops up its limo service by gifting luxury to its users  

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

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

New Airport terminal launch in Kochi

Oommen Chandy, Kerala’s Chief Minister launched  the new airport terminal in Kochi.   The two-level facility will cover a total area of almost 140,000m² and wil......
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Singapore records 1 million Indian tourist arrival in 2015  

Singapore records 1 million Indian tourist arrival in 2015

More than 1 million Indian travellers visited Singapore last year to celebrate Golden Jubilee, making it one of the most preferred destinations to vacation.     Si......
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Thriller LIVE musical show in Israel  

Thriller LIVE musical show in Israel

The Thriller LIVE musical, which features two and a half hours of classic Michael Jackson songs, will open in Israel on May 19 at the Heichal HaTarbut theater in Tel Aviv. There will be a total of ......
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TAT redesigns Amazing Thailand campaign’s logo  

TAT redesigns Amazing Thailand campaign’s logo

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is spearheading both its global marketing initiatives, including the redesigned Amazing Thailand campaign’s logo, to boost the positive image of Thaila......
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Qatar Airways plans to launch world longest flight  

Qatar Airways plans to launch world longest flight

Qatar Airways has announced plans to launch the world’s longest direct flight: a 9,034-mile schlep from Doha to Auckland.
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US faces heavy storm  

US faces heavy storm

Storm has dumped up to 90cm of snow across the East Coast of the United States, causing at least 17 deaths from road accidents and heart attacks.     The record-se......
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 Odisha to mark 2 crore tourists arrival by 2020: ASSOCHAM study  

Odisha to mark 2 crore tourists arrival by 2020: ASSOCHAM study

Annual tourist footfalls in Odisha will touch 2-crore mark by 2020, a study by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India.   The ASSOCHAM has projected that given th......
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South Australia records 15,000 Indian visitors in the year ending Sep. 2015.    

South Australia records 15,000 Indian visitors in the year ending Sep. 2015.

The South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC) is all set to woo Indian travellers in the New Year. Currently most of the Indian visitors come to South Australia for purposes of visiting friends an......
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 Jharkhand to advertise in airports  

Jharkhand to advertise in airports

The state government of Jharkhand, in an effort to promote state tourism, plans to advertise some of its prominent locations across different airports of the country to attract national and interna......
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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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Indonesia to target 20 million arrivals by 2019  

Indonesia to target 20 million arrivals by 2019

Indonesia is planning its biggest push for Indian arrivals. The Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia through its India office (VITO) is gearing up to lur......
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SriLankan Airlines Becomes PATA’s Newest Aviation Member  

SriLankan Airlines Becomes PATA’s Newest Aviation Member

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that SriLankan Airlines has joined PATA as its newest Aviation member.SriLankan Airlines, the National Air......
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