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Emirates celebrates inaugural flight to London Stansted  

Emirates celebrates inaugural flight to London Stansted

Emirates celebrated the inaugural flight of its new daily service from Dubai (DXB) to London Stansted (STN).   The Emirates Boeing 777-300ER touched down just before 1400hrs lo......
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Delta, LAWA Formally Kick-Off $1.86-Billion Project To Modernize, Upgrade And Connect Terminals 2, 3 At Lax  

Delta, LAWA Formally Kick-Off $1.86-Billion Project To Modernize, Upgrade And Connect Terminals 2, 3 At Lax

Delta Air Lines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) have formally kicked off the Delta Sky Way at LAX project — the $1.86 billion plan to modernize, upgrade and connect Terminals 2, 3, and ......
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Lufthansa LEOS puts second eTug into operation at Frankfurt Airport  

Lufthansa LEOS puts second eTug into operation at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa LEOS, the ground handling services expert at Germany's major airports, has been using the world's first eTug at Frankfurt Airport since 2016. The subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik h......
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Biggest Airport, after Mumbai, to be developed in Mopa, Goa  

Biggest Airport, after Mumbai, to be developed in Mopa, Goa

A joint team of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Commerce Logistics Department will visit Goa on 7th-8thMay 2018 to facilitate the development of cargo hubs at the new airport to be constr......
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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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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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Measures Undertaken To Modernize Rolling Stock, Tracks and Signaling  

Measures Undertaken To Modernize Rolling Stock, Tracks and Signaling

The measures undertaken to modernize the rolling stock, tracks and signaling are as under: (i) Improvement in freight rolling stock design is a continu......
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Indian Railways inducts two State of the Art High Horse Power Locomotives  

Indian Railways inducts two State of the Art High Horse Power Locomotives

Indian Railways in collaboration with M/S General Electric (GE) under the Public Private Partnership initiative has inducted two Digitally Enabled Locomotives ba......
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First Senator Lounge in a New Design Opens at Vienna Airport  

First Senator Lounge in a New Design Opens at Vienna Airport

Effective immediately, the first Senator Lounge at Vienna Airport shines in a new design. Two Business Class Lounges have also already been upgraded. The themes of Austria and individuality are man......
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Action Plan for Cleaner Bedding and Better Meals  

Action Plan for Cleaner Bedding and Better Meals

A policy of zero tolerance towards poor quality of food and bedding is being strictly enforced by Indian Railways. In current financial year, 12 catering contracts have been terminated ......
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Identification of Railway Stations under Nirbhaya Fund  

Identification of Railway Stations under Nirbhaya Fund

List of Stations (State-wise) for the provision of Video Surveillance System under Nirbhaya Fund:-  
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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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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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Austrian Airlines Looking to Hire 600 New Employees  

Austrian Airlines Looking to Hire 600 New Employees

Austrian Airlines can look back at a successful year in 2017. Close to 12.9 million passengers flew with Austria’s red-white-red national carrier last year, comprising a rise of 12.8 percent ......
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New Catering Policy in Indian Railways  

New Catering Policy in Indian Railways

New Catering Policy issued on 27th February 2017 inter alia stipulates that Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has been mandated to carry out the unbundling by cr......
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Public Sector Organisations under the Ministry of Tourism  

Public Sector Organisations under the Ministry of Tourism

The following Public Sector Organizations operate under the Ministry of Tourism:-   i)     India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. (ITDC), and ......
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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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Eurostar unveils new customer loyalty programme, Club Eurostar  

Eurostar unveils new customer loyalty programme, Club Eurostar

Eurostar has launched a new loyalty programme, Club Eurostar. Available to leisure and business travellers, the new programme offers more flexibility, additional benefits, and is accessible......
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ITDC education division, AIH and TM awarded with ISO 9001:2015 certification  

ITDC education division, AIH and TM awarded with ISO 9001:2015 certification

Ashok Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management (AIH&TM), the Human Resource Development division under India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), has been certified with ISO 900......
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Westin Hotels and Resorts debuts in Kolkata  

Westin Hotels and Resorts debuts in Kolkata

Westin Hotels and Resorts, part of Marriott International Inc., continues to expand its portfolio with the opening of its......
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Ministry of Railways launched 1ST Swarna Rajdhani rake today  

Ministry of Railways launched 1ST Swarna Rajdhani rake today

To improve passenger experience, Ministry of Railways decided to upgrade Premium Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains under Project ‘Swarna’. With improved passenger amenities, aesthetics and h......
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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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IndiGo plans to induct 50 wide bodied Aircraft  

IndiGo plans to induct 50 wide bodied Aircraft

According to a report by Anirban Chowdhury in The Economic Times, IndiGo, which has shown interest in buying Air India’s international operations, is actively considering alternate plans to......
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ITDC hands over Hotel Janpath to Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs  

ITDC hands over Hotel Janpath to Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

State-run India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) has handed over Hotel Janpath in the national capital to Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). Handing over of the land measuring 4......
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Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel Unveils New Contemporary Thai Inspired Guestrooms  

Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel Unveils New Contemporary Thai Inspired Guestrooms

Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel has unveiled its new contemporary Thai inspired guestrooms, offering discerning leisure and business travellers even more luxurious style at the brand’s Thai flags......
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Vistara and Avis India join hands to provide premium car rental services  

Vistara and Avis India join hands to provide premium car rental services

Vistara and Avis India, a car rental, leasing and fleet management provider, entered a partnership to provide a seamless and premium car rental experience to Vistara customers. The partnershi......
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CELEBRITY CRUISES COMES TO INDIA  

CELEBRITY CRUISES COMES TO INDIA

TIRUN Travel Marketing, the pioneer of cruise tourism in the country and the exclusive India representative of Celebrity Cruisesis excited to announce cruise sailings from and to Mumbai this winter......
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GoAir to relocate its entire operations to Terminal 2  

GoAir to relocate its entire operations to Terminal 2

Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), announced that the revamped Terminal 2 of Indira Gandhi International Airport will be operational on 29th October 2017. ......
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Vistara launches host of benefits under ‘Vistara Direct’  

Vistara launches host of benefits under ‘Vistara Direct’

Vistara, launched ‘Vistara Direct’, a unique and exciting program under which the airline offers an array of benefits to travellers who book tickets directly on Vistara’s we......
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Upgraded Passenger Terminal Building of Jammu Airport Inaugurated  

Upgraded Passenger Terminal Building of Jammu Airport Inaugurated

The upgraded passenger terminal building of Jammu Airport was inaugurated by Shri P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Union Minister for Civil Aviation and Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister of Jammu & Ka......
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Measures to Improve Catering Services in Indian Railways  

Measures to Improve Catering Services in Indian Railways

Indian Railways is taking several measures to improve catering services on over its network. It is emphasised that improvement of catering being an on-going process. A new Catering Policy has been ......
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DGCA to meet airlines in Mumbai for discussing safety audit by ICAO  

DGCA to meet airlines in Mumbai for discussing safety audit by ICAO

All the players active in the India aviation sector will meet in Mumbai to prepare for an upcoming safety audit by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a United Nations (UN) agency......
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Etihad Airways introduces next-generation Boeing 787 between Abu Dhabi and Beirut  

Etihad Airways introduces next-generation Boeing 787 between Abu Dhabi and Beirut

The new 787 Dreamliner service replaces the Airbus A321 aircraft previously operating the airline’s EY535/EY538 flights to and from the Lebanese capital. The Boeing 787-9 features Etihad Airw......
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Airport Authority of India signs MoU with Govt. of Uttarakhand for development for aviation sector in the State  

Airport Authority of India signs MoU with Govt. of Uttarakhand for development for aviation sector in the State

Going ahead with its commitment towards the responsibility of creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure in the country, Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed an......
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Ministry of Civil Aviation seeks to upgrade its AirSewa web portal; consults stakeholders for designing AirSewa 2.0  

Ministry of Civil Aviation seeks to upgrade its AirSewa web portal; consults stakeholders for designing AirSewa 2.0

The Ministry of Civil Aviation held a meeting of all stakeholders last week to invite suggestions for designing AirSewa 2.0, the upgraded version of the AirSewa web portal and mobile app that was l......
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Austrian Airlines to Launch Flight Service to Cape Town and Tokyo  

Austrian Airlines to Launch Flight Service to Cape Town and Tokyo

Austrian Airlines will include two new long-haul destinations in its portfolio starting in 2018. As of May 15, 2018, it will offer up to five weekly flights to Tokyo, and also fly to Cape Town twic......
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Air Canada connects Mumbai with daily direct service to Toronto  

Air Canada connects Mumbai with daily direct service to Toronto

Air Canada has started operating four times a week direct flight between Toronto and Mumbai. This marks the beginning of the only non-stop service connecting the two cities. The new flight complime......
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Tourism Authority of Thailand upgrades mobile apps for tourists	 

Tourism Authority of Thailand upgrades mobile apps for tourists

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently upgraded its Amazing Thailand and Tourism Thailand mobile apps to ensure accurate and timely travel information at the fingertips of local and inter......
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myPanorama offering Virtual 360° Tour of the Austrian Airlines Fleet  

myPanorama offering Virtual 360° Tour of the Austrian Airlines Fleet

Austrian Airlines is offering myPanorama, a 360° tour of the flight cabins in the Austrian Airlines fleet. This means passengers and other interested parties can virtually visit the aircraft, a......
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Minister of Railways, launches Mission Retro-Fitment to enhance the passenger experience  

Minister of Railways, launches Mission Retro-Fitment to enhance the passenger experience

To enhance the passengers experience by upgrading existing fleet of coaches with better furnishing, aesthetics & amenities and better safety features with a view to provide a safe and comfortab......
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Emirates partners with BMW Group for its new fleet of Chauffeur-drive cars  

Emirates partners with BMW Group for its new fleet of Chauffeur-drive cars

Emirates has partnered with BMW Group to provide a fleet of luxury automobiles for its complimentary Chauffeur-drive service for Business Class passengers in the UAE.   The new......
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Bragpacker.com is changing the way Indians do their pre-travel shopping  

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

From luggage to lens and everything in between, Bragpacker offers a curated list of premium travel gear from the most trusted travel brands globally and is changing the way Indian’s do their ......
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Sweden lists entire country on Airbnb  

Sweden lists entire country on Airbnb

Visit Sweden, Sweden’s official tourism board, has partnered with Airbnb to turn the entire country into an Airbnb listing. And the best part is - you don’t have to officially book acco......
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Media Statement for AC624 Halifax Incident, (March 29, 2015)  

Media Statement for AC624 Halifax Incident, (March 29, 2015)

MONTREAL, May 18, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada is in receipt of the TSB report on the incident involving AC624 in March 2015. We are appreciative of the TSB's efforts to thoroughly investigat......
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Etihad Airways announces the year-round deployment of its award-winning Airbus A380 aircraft on the Abu Dhabi to Paris route  

Etihad Airways announces the year-round deployment of its award-winning Airbus A380 aircraft on the Abu Dhabi to Paris route

The superjumbo, which features ‘The Residence’ - the world’s first three-room suite on a commercial airliner - will operate from 1 July on one of its twice-daily services from the......
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Qatar Airways Privilege Club wins prestigious award  

Qatar Airways Privilege Club wins prestigious award

Qatar Airways’ frequent flyer programme, Privilege Club, is proud to be voted the Best Rewards Programme for the Middle East, Asia and Oceania region in the sixth annual FlyerTalk Awards. Fly......
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Etihad Airways A380 goes double daily to Sydney  

Etihad Airways A380 goes double daily to Sydney

Etihad Airways today announced all 14 weekly flights on the popular Abu Dhabi – Sydney route will be operated with its flagship A380 aircraft, effective October 29.......
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AVANI debuts in Europe with the launch of AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel in Portugal  

AVANI debuts in Europe with the launch of AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel in Portugal

Avenida da Liberdade is the best address in Lisbon and it is now possible to stay at the upscale AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel. The newly launched Hotel has a perfect location just off fashi......
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Plans announced for the Ancient Caesarea Renewal Project to upgrade the tourist experience at Caesarea.  

Plans announced for the Ancient Caesarea Renewal Project to upgrade the tourist experience at Caesarea.

Several significant archaeological discoveries are now on display at the Caesarea National Park, one of Israel’s most impressive parks which includes......
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Minister of Railways inaugurates Workshop on Adaptation and Sustainability of Modern Technologies in Railways Signaling and Telecom  

Minister of Railways inaugurates Workshop on Adaptation and Sustainability of Modern Technologies in Railways Signaling and Telecom

 Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated one day workshop on “Adaptation and & Sustainability of Modern Technologies in Railways Signaling & Telecom w......
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UOB And KrisFlyer Partnership Sets New Heights For Banking Solutions In Singapore  

UOB And KrisFlyer Partnership Sets New Heights For Banking Solutions In Singapore

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) and KrisFlyer1 today launched the KrisFlyer UOB Account, the first banking solution in Singapore to earn KrisFlyer miles when a customer saves or spends. ......
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Turkish Airlines further enhances its presence in Russia.  

Turkish Airlines further enhances its presence in Russia.

Samara, 250th international destination of global carrier has been added to the extensive flight network within today.   Permanently reinforcing its position a......
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Preferred Hotels and Resorts launches Mobile App and member rate program  

Preferred Hotels and Resorts launches Mobile App and member rate program

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Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort Launches in Portugal Bringing Authentic Luxury to Europe  

Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort Launches in Portugal Bringing Authentic Luxury to Europe

Making its debut into Europe, Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas is pleased to announce the launch of Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, bringing the brand’s authentic luxury to souther......
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Explore Ancient Cambodia with the Newly Renovated All-Suite Anantara Angkor Resort  

Explore Ancient Cambodia with the Newly Renovated All-Suite Anantara Angkor Resort

Appealing to discerning travellers, Anantara Angkor Resort reopens as Siem Reap’s premier all-suite boutique resort and gateway to the heart of Cambodia’s ancient Khmer Empire. Renovati......
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..Ethiopian Airlines expands India service..  

..Ethiopian Airlines expands India service..

Ethiopian Airlines is adding cargo and passenger service to Ahmedabad and Chennai and increasing its capacity to Delhi as a part of its expansion in India.  ......
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"YourTravelSecretary" Receives the Most Coveted India Travel Awards North for “Best Customised Tour Operator” 2016-17

Barely in its fourth year of existence, “YourTravelSecretary” won the most coveted India Travel Awards North for the year 2016-17 for the category &l......
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Rajasthan Govt. has launched a Mobile Application for Tourists  

Rajasthan Govt. has launched a Mobile Application for Tourists

Rajasthan government has recently launched a mobile App LeZgo that provides latest information about tourist attractions in Ajmer and Pushkar with rich content including pictures, audio and video s......
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Air India introduces city check in at New Delhi and Shivaji Stadium metro stations  

Air India introduces city check in at New Delhi and Shivaji Stadium metro stations

  Air India opens its Flight Information cum Ticketing Counter cum Excess Baggage issuance Counter, each at DMRC operated Airport Express Metro Stations, i.e. New Delhi & Shivaj......
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Indira Gandhi International Airport launches mobile check- in services  

Indira Gandhi International Airport launches mobile check- in services

Staff at Delhi Airport will now be able to check- in passengers via tablet services.   Delhi Airport has deployed a series of Rockwell Collins solutions in recent years, includ......
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 Motions of the Ocean – Per Aquum Brings Ballet to the Maldives  

Motions of the Ocean – Per Aquum Brings Ballet to the Maldives

Until now the only type of ballet to be found in the Maldives has been the graceful antics of manta rays.  PER AQUUM is changing the tempo this August with one-of-a-kind performances at PER AQ......
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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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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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Increase in flght capacity for Rotorua  

Increase in flght capacity for Rotorua

Rotorua Airport is getting geared up to see an increase of 7% in the capacity of Air New Zealand flights as a result of the schedule changes to be implemented by the airline in the coming months.
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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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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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Jammu and Kashmir Tourism arranged a Roadshow in New Delhi  

Jammu and Kashmir Tourism arranged a Roadshow in New Delhi

Promoting Jammu Kashmir’s huge tourism potential aggressively across the country, JK Tourism Department organised a massive road show in New Delhi's Lalit Hotel in which North India&rsquo......
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Dassault to Highlight Falcon 7X and Falcon 2000LXS at Singapore Airshow  

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

Dassault Aviation will present the top of the line Falcon 7X trijet and the Falcon 2000LXS twin at the Singapore Airshow, the largest aerospace and defence exhibition i......
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Abu Dhabi Tourism launches new mobile app for improve Abu Dhabi visit  

Abu Dhabi Tourism launches new mobile app for improve Abu Dhabi visit

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has launched a new, improved version of its Visit Abu Dhabi mobile application.   The latest Visit......
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Maharashtra govt seek help form private hotels  

Maharashtra govt seek help form private hotels

Maharashtra government is in talks with private hotel chains to improve the quality of its resorts by bringing them on board as partners, in an attempt to promote the state as a tourist destination......
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Tourism Ministry recommends up gradation of Srinagar airport  

Tourism Ministry recommends up gradation of Srinagar airport

Union Tourism Ministry has recommended “up-gradation” of Srinagar ‘International’ Airport. stating that failure to upgrade its facilities would lead to bad publicity of Kash......
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Chance for everyone to travel business class on air India domestic routes   

Chance for everyone to travel business class on air India domestic routes

Air India now announced a scheme for passengers to upgrade their class seats.The scheme name is “get up front”, according to air India this scheme is applicable for both domestic and in......
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