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PATA brings SanJeet to its fold

SanJeet of DDP Group has been elected to PATA International’s Executive Board. The announcement was made at the 71st PATA Annual General Meeting held in virtual mode recently. Peter Semone has been declared as the Chair of the Association’s Executive Board, which also elected five other new members. TT Bureau …

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‘Govt helping cruise tourism’

First Incredible India International Cruise Conference 2022 laid emphasis on promoting cruise tourism in the country. It attempted to spread info about the government’s preparedness to develop cruise tourism in the country and showcasing it as a desired destination for tourists. TT Bureau Union Minister of Tourism, Culture and Development …

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IATO lauds PM’s tourism move

Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) thanks Prime Minister Narendra Modi for promoting inbound tourism during his recent visit to Denmark. Association President Rajiv Mehra urges him to focus on international promotions, which are held up due to lack of funds. Nisha Verma Rajiv Mehra, President, IATO, believes that the …

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Inbound tourism shows promise

Keeping in view the current recovery, tourism industry is hopeful of a good inbound season this year. Extending support to the industry, government has planned a slew of measures, including a Global Media Campaign to boost business, says Arvind Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism. Nisha Verma Arvind Singh, Secretary, Ministry …

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M!CE show boosts segment

The two-day M!CE Travel Show held in Pune recently aimed at stimulating the segment by creating synergies between corporate buyers and sellers of travel products and services. Hazel Jain The seventh edition of the M!CE Travel Show 2022 concluded successfully in Pune recently by enabling more than 1,100 meetings between …

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Visa issues trouble industry

After two years of no travel, opening of borders have paved a visa rush, wherein early appointments are not easily available to those planning to go on summer holidays. It’s a struggle for the agents, clients as well as the visa facilitation centres. Nisha Verma As borders have opened, the …

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First, get the basics right

Ajay Singh, CMD, Spicejet, says that from getting ATF under GST to excise duty, there is a need to get all the basics right before the government thinks about making India a hub for global aviation. Nisha Verma Speaking at Wings India 2022 recently, Ajay Singh, CMD, SpiceJet, said that …

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India says ‘Namaste World’

Ministry of Tourism has recently launched its India reopening campaign ‘Namaste World’ on social media, which welcomes tourists from around the world, showcasing its varied offerings. Nisha Verma Rupinder Brar, Additional Director General (ADG), Tourism, shares how the campaign came into being. “Even though the visas had opened on 15 …

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Tourism & ties

Rupinder Brar, Addl DG, Union Ministry of Tourism, talks about plans to promote tourism and relations with neighbouring countries. Janice Alyosius As per the data from Trip Advisor, travellers in South Asia, South East Asia and the neighbouring countries are showing a lot of interest in India. “It is very …

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Aviation spreads wings

Union Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia claims that Indian aviation sector will witness unprecedented growth in terms of connectivity and developing an ecosystem that will benefit all stakeholders. Nisha Verma Union Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurated the Wings India 2022 at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad recently, where …

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