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Australia’s growth story

Brent Anderson, Regional GM—South & South East Asia, Tourism Australia and Nishant Kashikar, Country Manager—India & Gulf, Tourism Australia, discuss the unprecedented growth of tourist arrivals from India to Australia. Anupriya Bishnoi from Jaipur The 16th edition of the recently-concluded Tourism Australia’s ‘India Travel Mission 2018’ (ITM 2018) in Jaipur, …

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Indonesia picks up speed

Despite natural disasters, the Indian market has shown stability in terms of its visitor arrivals to Indonesia. Anupriya Bishnoi The Ministry of Tourism of Republic of Indonesia (MoTRI) has recently promoted Indonesia in the India market through a Sales Mission. Nia Niscaya, Deputy Minister of Tourism Marketing, MoTRI, says, “MoTRI …

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Dubai focuses on bleisure

With an increasing number of events and conferences in Dubai, the emirate has become a favourable destination among corporates in not only offering world-class venues but also packing the right punch in bleisure. TT Bureau India remains at the top for Dubai in terms of source markets. Steen Jakobsen, Director, …

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Easing the visa process

Aspiring to grow and build a strong relationship with India, Sisa Ntshona, CEO, South African Tourism wants to work on removing the existing barriers between the two countries, including the visa-regime. Amrita Ghosh from Durban India is an extremely important market for South Africa, believes Sisa Ntshona, CEO, South African …

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Turkey eyes 2 lakh Indians

Witnessing a steady growth in the number of arrivals from India, the Turkish Culture and Tourism Office aims to touch two lakh visitors by this year-end with the help of its India representative, Linkin Reps. TT Bureau With a clear focus on MiCE and wedding groups from India apart from …

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India a priority GREAT market

VisitBritain will be launching a new ‘Experience England’ product in India later this year, making it easier for Indians to visit London and discover other parts of England. It includes open-jaw ticketing, travel between destinations and seamless baggage transfer. Vishal Bhatia, Country Manager, VisitBritain in India, reveals more. Hazel Jain …

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The passage to China

Realising India’s tourism potential, the China National Tourist Office (CNTO) is actively promoting China to travellers in the country and planning to woo Indians to explore the country, says Director Tian Xin. Inder Raj Ahluwalia Q. What exactly is the function of CNTO office in India? CNTO in New Delhi …

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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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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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