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Tokyo aims to boost Indian arrivals

As many as 123,000 Indians visited Tokyo in 2016, but India is the 17th source market for the capital of Japan. The city recently held its first promotional drive in India to improve these numbers. In a bid to increase interest about Japan in the Indian tourism industry and encourage …

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Weddings by the lake in Italy

Mizar Conventions conducted its roadshow in New Delhi and Mumbai where they met key travel trade partners. Maddalena Fumagalli, Sales and Event Planner, Mizar Conventions, said, “We are promoting Lake Como and Milan in India as we believe that these are new destinations for the Indian market to organise weddings …

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Indulge in art and culture @Basel

Switzerland Tourism presented the destination at India Art Fair held from Feb 2-5 in New Delhi to promote Basel. Ritu Sharma, Deputy Director and Media Manager- India, Switzerland Tourism, feels that art happens to be a segment that Indians are ready to travel for and Switzerland is very closely connected …

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23% jump in Indian arrivals

The country also recorded an increase of 30 per cent in overnights, reveals Christine Mukharji, Marketing Manager, Austrian National Tourism Office. Tourism to Austria from India surpassed all previous numbers in 2016. An ecstatic Mukharji said, “Last year was our best year overall ever since we set up our office …

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South Africa promises ‘wow’ moments

With 65 products on showcase at its annual roadshow this year, South African Tourism is all set to achieve double-digit growth from India with its new campaign, claims Hanneli Slabber, Country Manager — India, South African Tourism. South Africa recorded 27 per cent growth, with 81,429 arrivals from India by …

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 Frankfurt eyes travel trade

  With an increased marketing budget for the India market, Frankfurt Tourist Congress Board is targeting the travel trade through trade shows and exhibitions. In 2016, up to November,approximately 90,000 Indian overnights were recorded in Frankfurt while the destination also witnessed a fair share of day trippers, informed Dr. Annette …

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Dubai is now targeting MICE

Dubai Tourism office in India now has a separate team for Dubai Business Events, which would specifically work towards boosting MICE business from India. NISHA VERMA The first of its kind four-city roadshow for Dubai Business Events saw several stakeholders like DMCs and hotels showcasing their MICE offerings and products …

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Experience Swiss winters

Switzerland Tourism has launched its summer campaign for 2017. The winter campaign focuses on active holidays and adventure activities in Switzerland. With focus on the winter tourists, the winter campaign — ‘You can but you don’t have to’ — showcases multiple options like skiing, sledging and snowboarding for the active …

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Kazakhstan means business

Kazakhstan is out to woo the Indian MICE market and the travel trade as it recently showcased its products at an event in New Delhi in association with Global Air. Organisers of the event, VikasKhanduri, CEO, Holiday Merchants, said that they have been known as the Russian consolidators for a …

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Refining the Indian palate

Reunion Island witnessed an approximate growth of 68 per cent in Indian tourist arrivals in 2016. The tourism board is taking up promotional activities such as Fam tours, training chefs and organising a food festival in Chennai. Reunion Island offers a wide range of breathtaking landscapes and abundant scenic beauty. …

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