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More feathers in their cap

Tourism Enterprise has added more DMCs like Bulgaria, Serbia and Macedonia to their portfolio and aims to grow business by around 20 per cent, reveals Ravi Gosain, Managing Director of the company. Tourism Enterprise has recently added new DMCs to their portfolio and will now be catering to the Balkan …

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Dunk your stress at the Dunsvirk Court

Era Hotels and Resorts, a hotel management company under the aegis of CTC Holdings, recently took over the management of Dunsvirk Court, Mussoorie, and is planning to make it a preferred destination for holistic family holidays, wedding ceremonies and also MICE events. Era Hotels and Resorts, which manages three properties …

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Kunming to be convention venue

Scheduled to be held from August 18-20, 2017, the 64th Convention & Exhibition of TAAI will be held in Kunming located in the Yunnan province. Registrations will open on July 5 and close on July 20. The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) has chosen the beautiful and picturesque city …

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Hogwarts’ charm to spellbind Indians

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter novel, Scotland has introduced new itineraries mapping the locations mentioned in the legendary collection of novels. Potter-related tourist magnets include Scotland’s Glenfinnan Viaduct, where the Hogwarts Express travelled. I ndian visitors and locals alike can experience all things connected to Harry …

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MMT scouts for more hotels

Having identified hotels and international airlines as big growth areas for itself, MakeMyTrip is scouting for more acquisitions after Goibibo. Deep Kalra, Founder and Group CEO, MakeMyTrip, speaks to TRAVTALK about the growth areas for the company. HAZEL JAIN After the recent merger with rival online travel agent Goibibo, MakeMyTrip …

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Trade gives a thumbs-up to Shandong

Select agents from India were taken on a Fam recently by Shandong Airlines to experience the Chinese province. While all of them appreciated the friendly service, language barrier and food remained an issue for many. NISHA VERMA Anil Kalsi, Managing Partner, Ambe World Travels Shandong, for Chinese nationals, is a …

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C&K plans 300 franchises in 2 years

Extremely satisfied with the way its franchisee model is working in India, Group CEO, Peter Kerkar, says that Cox & Kings (C&K) now plans to expand this model to 300 more outlets in the country. HAZEL JAIN Q) How is the franchise model working for Cox & Kings? We chose …

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Sun, sea & sand beckon Indian tourists

Come summer or winter, Indian travellers are seaward bound. Travel industry experts throw light on which beach spots are doing well with discerning Indian travellers as they love discovering new destinations. Siddharth Jain, Director, Click2Travel.in and Sapphire Ventures Indians love beaches and have been frequenting destinations like Maldives, Sri Lanka, …

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