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Beauty in India’s diversity

At the recently-concluded PATA Travel Mart in Langkawi, Malaysia, Mario Hardy, Chief Executive Officer, PATA, spoke with TravTalk  about the mart and the latest undertakings by the association. Tripti Mehta from Langkawi PATA Travel Mart 2018, considered to be one of the biggest tourism platforms in Asia Pacific, was a …

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Mobiles dominate travel buys

With the app economy gaining prominence and hotels increasingly encouraging consumers to have direct transactions, the role of mobile in hotel bookings is expected to increase. As per a study by KPMG-Facebook, 9 out of 10 bookings in the hotel category are expected to be mobile-influenced by 2022. The findings …

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Eyes on long haul markets

The majority of India’s inbound tourists (60.6 per cent) are from long haul source markets, that is, greater than six hours’ flights, according to a latest report by CAPA India research and analysis. Share of long, medium and short-haul source markets in total FTAs – India vs competitors’ average vs …

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Now, travel hale and hearty!

Mishappenings can occur anytime, anywhere. Nonetheless, you need not worry as TrawellTag Cover-More is always available to help you with its medical assistance and travel insurance. Travel well! TT Bureau While basking in the joy of meeting their loved ones abroad, people often tend to overlook the safety of a …

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Champagne sees growth

As per industry projections, Champagne consumption will increase by more than 70% in the next three years, making the region a perfect destination for Indians. TT Bureau Champagne is a wine region within the historical province of Champagne in the northeast of France and is easily accessible from Paris and …

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High on MiCE, weddings

H Deniz Ersöz, Culture & Tourism Counsellor, Turkish Culture and Tourism Office in India, feels that India’s tourism potential is growing and its tourist traffic to Turkey is poised for great growth. Inder Raj Ahluwalia Q. What are Turkey Tourism’s plans to promote the country in India? Recognising India’s tourism …

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Offering a fresh perspective

Far East Hospitality has rebranded Orchard Parade Hotel to Orchard Rendezvous Hotel, besides introducing a new logo for the Rendezvous brand to reflect a refreshed ideology. TT Bureau Far East Hospitality has rebranded the iconic Orchard Parade Hotel to Orchard Rendezvous Hotel. The company has even tied up with the …

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Offering a fresh perspective

Far East Hospitality has rebranded Orchard Parade Hotel to Orchard Rendezvous Hotel, besides introducing a new logo for the Rendezvous brand to reflect a refreshed ideology. TT Bureau Far East Hospitality has rebranded the iconic Orchard Parade Hotel to Orchard Rendezvous Hotel. The company has even tied up with the …

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Lords in Cyprus by 2019

Not just India, Nepal and Bhutan, but Lords Hotels & Resorts has plans to enter Cyprus with its first property on the Mediterranean. They also plan to increase their footprint in Sikkim, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh. TT Bureau When P R Bansal, COO, Lords Hotels and Resorts, was recently …

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‘It is more than just a museum’

About five minutes away from the city of Lucerne, the Swiss Museum of Transport attracts FITs and groups alike because it offers loads of entertainment options as well as shopping! TT Bueau The Swiss Transport Museum or Verkehrshaus der Schweiz in Lucerne opened in July 1959 and exhibits all forms …

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