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Skal International Bombay celebrates Dussera, welcomes new Consul General of Belgium in Mumbai

Skal International Bombay brought out its colourful side with members dressed in their traditional finery at its Dussera party held in Mumbai recently. On this occasion, Skal International Bombay extended a warm Mumbai style welcome to Pierre-Emmanuel Brusselmans, incoming Consul General of Belgium in Mumbai. The event was co-hosted by …

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Sports get Indians to the UK

The travel trade is beginning to realise that the Indian market has now sufficiently evolved. Many are now visiting the United Kingdom to see their favourite football and cricket team perform, or witness the greats at Wimbledon. Tricia Warwick, APMEA Director, VisitBritain Visitors from India have evolved to taking mono-country …

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Nevada creates a buzz

Manoj Saraf, MD, Gainwell Travel, was recently crowned Travel Nevada Hero by Travel Nevada India Office, and he is excited to promote the US state in East India. TT Bureau Manoj Saraf’s first reaction on being felicitated with the Travel Nevada Hero title was surprise and elation. “My objective would …

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Families & MiCE for Fiji

Having made inroads into the honeymooner and couple segments, Tourism Fiji is now tapping families and high-value MiCE travellers from India. Hazel Jain In India on a flying visit, Kathy Koyamaibole, Regional Manager Asia, Tourism Fiji, met with key members of the travel trade. Speaking about some of the activities …

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Thai ABC to counter overtourism

As Thailand vies to offer quality products and services to travellers, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), at TTM+2019, made it evident that they are trying to balance quantity versus quality, and marketing versus management. Peden Doma Bhutia from Pattaya Tourism has always played a pivotal role in Thailand’s economy. Armed …

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Nevada unveils new adventure and entertainment experiences

Travel Nevada’s eclectic experiences expand in 2019 with the addition of new infrastructure, restaurants and distilleries, rural road trips, cultural museums and outdoor adventure. Known for its entertainment, gaming and wide open spaces, Nevada’s treasures transcend city life. Up north, the city of Fallon will become a backdrop for the …

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MiCE, weddings take centre stage

Qatar is engaging with Indian MiCE operators and wedding planners to grow numbers from this segment. In fact, the country has already received confirmation for six weddings. TT Bureau The Indian market is one of the most important growth markets for Qatar. “India was the number one source market for …

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Provence catches Indian fancy

The region, new to the Indian outbound, is leveraging Paris’ popularity to attract attention and eventually footfalls through its gastronomy, culture and diverse topography. Hazel Jain from Provence This year’s Goût de France (Good France) 2019 has chosen Provence as the featured destination that will be showcased at the various …

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Amazing Thailand enriches the niche

Having recorded 1.6 mn Indian arrivals in 2018, Tourism Authority of Thailand now expects to achieve 2 mn arrivals in 2019 whilst emphasising on niche segments from the market. TT Bureau Women travellers, families and weddings are the niche segments that TAT is set to focus on in 2019. Tanes …

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Resounding yes to Yas Island

Yas Island Abu Dhabi is developing into an independent destination on its own, especially with a focus on family and MiCE travel with new attractions like Warner Bros World. TT Bureau Yas Island is growing in popularity as a destination for Indians travelling to Abu Dhabi, and according to Marina …

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