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Erco turns 25, unveils logo

Erco Travels celebrated its Silver Jubilee at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi, recently, unveiling a new logo, which serves as a symbol of their continued growth and innovation. TT Bureau Erco Travels commemorated its Silver Jubilee recently at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi recently. The event proved to be a …

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LA promotes big-ticket events

Los Angeles has been making a lot of noise this year, what with its 100th anniversary of the Hollywood Sign and some big-ticket events it will be hosting in the next couple of years. Seema Kadam, Regional Director, Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board in India, gives TRAVTALK the bigger …

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Turtle Down Under promotes NZ

Turtle Down Under has been promoting New Zealand for the last one year. Abhishek Sonthalia, MD, Turtle Down Under, says New Zealand is gaining popularity as a mono destination and the demand is not just for leisure FIT but also groups and M!CE travellers. Travellers could plan anything between nine …

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Young India to shape travel experiences

In his new role as the Head of Tourism Services at VFS Global, GB Srithar sheds light on the dynamic terrain of global tourism. Emphasising on the importance of technology, sustainability, and targeted communication strategies, he says that adaptability and innovation will be key in meeting the evolving needs and …

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India’s BT spend at $38.2 bn

India is 9th largest market in the world for business travel spending and 4th-largest market for the Asia Pacific, representing 5.7 per cent of business travel spending in the region, says Sunny Sodhi, Managing Director, FCM Travel India. Hazel Jain There are many statistics that indicate that India is on …

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Ayodhya takes centre stage

Inauguration of Ram Temple in Ayodhya has resulted in 10X surge in demand for the destination, as per a recent study. With projections of 300,000 visitors per day by 2031, Ayodhya is touted to be the next ‘it’ destination to visit – not just for pilgrims but also domestic and …

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GBTA eyes ‘bleisure’ from India

Business travel in India will reach pre-2019 spending levels by 2025 and is expected to reach 120 per cent of its pre-COVID business travel spend by 2027, says Catherine Logan, Regional Vice President – EMEA & APAC, GBTA. Hazel Jain Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has been away from the …

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DC pushes for 2-day itineraries

Destination DC wants tour operators to increase stay in Washington DC from day trips to 2-3 nights in their itineraries. Elliott Ferguson, President & CEO, Destination DC, shares more. Hazel Jain Revisiting the India market after exactly a year, Elliott Ferguson, President and CEO, Destination DC, is keen on understanding …

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Bringing Indian weddings back

PM Narendra Modi’s push for ‘Wed in India’ has potential to boost economy. But are Indian families willing to do this?Do we have have the infrastructure to deal with the demand? TRAVTALK speaks to three key wedding planners on the issue. Hazel Jain A large percentage of Indian couples are …

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TravelBullz promotes Thai luxury

TravelBullz, in partnership with the Tourism Authority of Thailand, has launched Luxury Escapes, a campaign aiming to redefine Thailand as a luxury destination, with focus on unique experiences, wellness, and world-class shopping. TT Bureau TravelBullz, in partnership with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), has launched an exclusive campaign aimed …

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