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For tennis aficionados

The rise of the Indian sports fan has never been all-encompassing. Visit Victoria aims to attract impressive footfalls from India through the Australian Open 2019. TT Bureau India and Australia share a strong connect with cricket. But this could change over the years to include not just this national sport …

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India high-value market for NZ

Tourism New Zealand has started exploring newer markets in the country as visitor arrivals from India double within four years. Steven Dixon, Regional Manager (South & South East Asia), Tourism New Zealand, reveals more. TT Bureau Q. What makes India a priority market for you? India remains a key market …

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Swiss e-learning in India now

The tourism board has done away with its India-specific e-learning programme and introduced its international one here as well to keep it more relevant to a market that has been steadily maturing. Hazel Jain Switzerland Tourism has introduced its global e-learning programme for the travel agents to sell the destination …

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Working out a German package

At the recently-held Germany Travel Mart (GTM) in Dresden, travel agents from around India explored both new and old products as well as held meetings with service providers from every part of Germany. Nisha Verma from Dresden Urjit Thaker, Founder & CEO, World Wide Travels, Ahmedabad If I compare GTM …

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Reunited with Reunion Island

Reunion Island Tourism Board re-appointed Representation World as its official India representative fourth time in a row, with Vineet Gopal as Director—India for the destination. TT Bureau Ecstatic on having Reunion Island again onboard, Vineet Gopal said that he was extremely happy to be re-associated with the destination, especially after …

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Educating trade is the key

In a workshop organised to inform and educate the travel trade, Vivek Anand, Country Manager, MTPA, briefed about promoting Mauritius as an adventure destination among travellers. Manas Dwivedi The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MPTA) recently organised a training workshop for travel agencies and operators at The Park, New Delhi. The …

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Tunisia and its myriad offerings

The Embassy of Tunisia and Visit Maghreb, a Tunisia-based DMC, held a special ‘meet and greet’ session with the travel trade in New Delhi to showcase its offerings. TT Bureau Boujdaria Jamel, Deputy Chief of Mission, First Counsellor, Embassy of Tunisia, and Anouar Hachemane, Co-Founder, spoke about the tourism potential …

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Fiji revises its specialist programme

In an exclusive interview, Seema Kadam newly-appointed Country Manager—India, Fiji Tourism, talks about the need to create more awareness about the destination among trade. Hazel Jain Fiji seems to have put India on its priority list. The recent appointment of Seema Kadam indicates a stronger focus on this market. Its …

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India’s potential for Germany

The German city of Dresden, capital of the Saxony region, successfully hosted the 44th Germany Travel Mart, held recently with around 520 representatives from 51 countries in attendance. Nisha Verma from Dresden While the inaugural address at Germany Travel Mart (GTM) was made at the renowned Church of Our Lady, …

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Trade is very important to us

In a bid to woo more Indian travellers and getting them to stay longer, VisitBritain is building the capacity and volume, and delivering tailored products to the Indian market. Sally Balcombe, CEO, VisitBritain, says they rely on the Indian travel trade to increase arrivals. Peden Doma Bhutia from Newcastle Q What …

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