Tag Archives: Chennai

Seychelles targets Tier-II cities

This year, Seychelles plans to replicate its last year’s success of the three-city roadshow, apart from conducting workshops in Tier-II cities. TT Bureau Seychelles Tourism Board is set to replicate the success of its 2017 roadshow that travelled to three cities in India. It was where it had introduced the …

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Serene Experiences’ Italian offering

Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, Sorrento Italy, has tied up with Serene Experiences for sales, marketing & PR representation for the India market. TT BUREAU Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria was founded by the Fiorentino family in 1834 in Sorrento, Italy, and is situated on the Amalfi Coast. A member of the …

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IHCL: Treasure trove of heritage

Puneet Chhatwal returns to India after 30 years, to join IHCL as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Here are excerpts from his speech at the Global Hospitality Conclave held at The Leela, Gurugram, where he talks about his journey and the expectations he has from the Indian …

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No biometric for e-visa cruisers

Cruise tourists arriving in India with a valid e-visa are exempted from biometric enrolment for a period of three years, that is, till December 31, 2020, according to an official notice. TT BUREAU I n order to promote cruise tourism in the country, and make India an attractive cruise tourist …

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Mumbai prepares for cruise liners

The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) along with the Mumbai Port Trust (MPT) has made major upgrades at the port to make their disembarkation and offshore experience a seamless one. Appointed in May 2017, Vijay Waghmare, Managing Director, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has been busy since. If it’s not …

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28% more Indians visit Fiji

Fiji Tourism has recorded 28 per cent increase in Indian arrivals to Fiji in the first 6 months of 2017, reveals Matthew Stoeckel, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Fiji. Nisha Verma Tourism Fiji conducted a six city roadshow in India recently. Matthew Stoeckel says, “The attendance has been really strong. The …

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Where world-class hoteliers are born…

Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Chennai (IHM Chennai) is striving to educate young hospitality aspirants as per the international standards of service and assist in the growth of Indian tourism. IHM Chennai’s Principal, S. Rajamohan, elaborates on the educational initiatives of the institute. Q How is …

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B2B forex platform for agents

BuyForexOnline has launched a new B2B forex platform. The Total Agent Module (TAM) allows them to place forex and remittance orders for their clients. HAZEL JAIN A new platform launched by Bengaluru-based BuyForexOnline is targeted purely at travel agents that will enable them to place forex and remittance orders for …

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Chennai in Ethiopian route

The African airline has seen steady growth in India and on its 45th anniversary of operations here, it has decided to invest further with flights to Chennai this year. After recently completing 45 years of service to the Indian subcontinent, Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will expand its India …

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