In-the-Issue

Taiwan beckons Indian visitors

Rolling out its latest campaign ‘2 20:20’, Taiwan is set to gain a strong foothold in India by organising roadshows across the country and establishing partnerships with tour operators and travel agencies to encourage Indian travellers to choose Taiwan as their next holiday destination. TT Bureau For Taiwan Tourism Bureau, …

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Additions to Eurail Pass

Rail Europe announced the addition of Great Britain, Lithuania and Macedonia to its Eurail Global Pass this year, apart from new routes and ways to save. TT Bureau Rail Europe is offering multiple new and upgraded options for exploring Europe in 2019. The Eurail Global Pass now features unlimited rail …

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Bahrain eyes MiCE & weddings

Offering a bit of everything to the Indian traveller, Bahrain is actively promoting MiCE and weddings in the country. In conversation with TRAVTALK, Yousef Mohammed AlKhan, Director of Marketing and Tourism Promotion, Bahrain Tourism & Exhibition Authority (BTEA), talks about his plans to tap the Indian market. Manas Dwivedi from …

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Fostering greater cooperation

In an endeavour to achieve 646,000 arrivals from the Indian market by 2020, Tourism Malaysia is promoting greater awareness among tour operators and members of the travel fraternity about new destinations and products that the country has to offer. Manas Dwivedi Malaysia is a value-for-money destination with many attractions to …

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Travel tech takes centre stage

For the first time, ITB Berlin will witness more than 250 travel technology exhibitors. Lectures, panels and workshops on digital mobility, AI and payment systems will be organised at the eTravel World. TT Bureau At ITB Berlin, numerous topical themes and informative examples of best practices await visitors to the …

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Tourist routes in focus for UDAN 3

The results of Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA’s) Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme’s Round 3 witnessed a major inclusion of tourism routes in coordination with MOT. Nisha Verma Under UDAN 3, MoCA awarded 235 routes to different airlines, out of which 46 are tourism routes, and 189 are …

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Fresh set of creatives

In an exclusive interview with TRAVTALK, Yogendra Tripathi, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, elaborates on scaling up India’s tourism promotional efforts to enhance its visibility worldwide. Kanchan Nath India received the Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’ at the recently-concluded New York Times Travel Show (NYTTS) 2019 in New York, …

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Leased aircraft account for 81%

About 81 per cent of commercial aircraft in India are leased, compared with 53 per cent globally, according to a recent report by Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA). Leased aircraft take a high share of all operators’ fleets in India. There are 652 commercial aircraft with operators in India …

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Teaming up with technology

With the advent of rising digital trends, technology has already changed every aspect of travel. Read more to know how India Travel Awards winners are going the tech way to enhance their services. TT Bureau Entrepreneur of the year  — Manoj Saraf (East 2017) Maanav Saraf, Business Development Manager—Leisure & …

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TrawellTag ensures a safe journey

Emergencies can hit anytime while travelling. In case you haven’t thought about it earlier, let TrawellTag Cover-More take charge. TT Bureau Parents always look forward to visit their children, especially when they live abroad. And, smart parents like Ashok Soni take a suitable travel assistance and insurance cover when making …

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