EXHIBITIONS

Taste of food tourism at WTM

Attendees at this year’s WTM London will hear food tourism experts explain how destinations around the globe can benefit from the current interest in culinary travel experiences. TT Bureau A global survey of 50,000 travellers by a popular travel search engine found that more than six in 10 choose a …

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IUPS to boost economic sectors

The second edition of the India-UAE Partnership Summit (IUPS) is set to take place from October 30-31, 2018 at Atlantis the Palm, Dubai with ministerial sessions between the two nations. The objective is to facilitate the private sector partnership in diverse areas. Shehara Rizly The second edition of India-UAE Partnership …

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ADNEC’s record of excellence

In 2017, Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) hosted a total of 442 regional and international events. Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Group CEO, ADNEC, shares how the company takes pride in organising events that cater to the development of key economic sectors in the country. TT Bureau Q. How do …

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Reimagine travel at ITB Asia

ITB Asia, to be held in Singapore from October 17-19 at Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands, will focus on MiCE, technology and millennials. Katrina Leung, Managing Director, Messe Berlin (Singapore), in an interview with TravTalk, talks about all that is on offer at the show. TT …

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Philippines & fun are synonymous

Be it shopping, nightline, food, beaches, fun and frolic, The Philippines just has an appropriate mix of everything that Indian travellers look forward to during a holiday. Lauding the smooth conduct of Focus Philippines, the travel trade opines on the myriad offerings of the destination. Kanchan Nath from Goa Mahendra …

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Why is India a powerhouse?

John Koldowski, Special Advisor to CEO, PATA, presented the keynote address at the recently-concluded Tourism PowerHouse — a PATA India Chapter initiative. He talked about what makes India a powerhouse of tourism and what needs to be done to leverage its potential in every way. Nisha Verma Incredible India According …

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Of Filipino warmth & hospitality

Around 20 suppliers from The Philippines connected with 120+ travel agents from across India, resulting in more than 3000 B2B meetings at Focus Philippines 2018 in Goa. Kanchan Nath The Department of Tourism (DOT), Philippines recently conducted ‘Focus Philippines’ at the Lalit Golf & Spa Resort in Goa, for leading …

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Buyers & sellers rejoice at RDTM

Both buyers and sellers engaged in back-to-back meetings and networking sessions at the first edition of Rajasthan Domestic Travel Mart (RDTM). While many say that the focus on domestic tourism was much needed, others believe that domestic business is going to surpass the growth of inbound in India. Nisha Verma …

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Discovering tourism trends

Emphasising on new ideas and opportunities this year, Simon Press, Senior Executive Director, Reed Travel Exhibitions for WTM London talks about brokering healthy relationship between buyers and sellers. TT Bureau Shaping the future of the travel industry, World Travel Market (WTM), London offers the most effective business to business networking …

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Rajasthan travel mart concludes

The 1st Rajasthan Domestic Travel Mart (RDTM), organised by Federation of Hospitality & Tourism of Rajasthan (FHTR) and Rajasthan Tourism, concluded in Jaipur with 200 exhibitors and 200 hosted buyers. Nisha Verma from Jaipur Rajasthan Domestic Travel Mart recently concluded in Jaipur after a grand inaugural ceremony and two days …

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