Tag Archives: Cox & Kings

Italy ups its promotional game

Italian State Tourism Board is re-entering the India market with full force in 2018 by working with travel agents for joint promotions and targeting an approximate 10-15 per cent growth. Ankita Saxena After maintaining a low profile for a few years in the Indian market, the Italian State Tourism Board …

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C&K’s ‘Grand Celebration Offer’

Cox & Kings has launched a series of year-long events and offers curated for clients to mark its 260th anniver-sary in the travel business. The company recently hosted a glitzy evening to thank partners. TT Bureau The event was graced by KJ Alphons, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism amongst …

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GST concerns plagued agents in 2017

TT BUREAU Pooja Wadhwa, Partner, Avant Garde Consulting This year has been exceptional for us as we received heart-warming support from the travel trade for the entire chain that extends to Dubai, Maldives and Seychelles, especially for JA Manafaru Maldives, which was a fairly unknown brand in the Indian market. …

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Shorter breaks mark inbound trend

With the advent of technology and new players in the tourism industry, inbound tour packages have undergone many changes, compelling tour operators to change gears to cater to the demands of the new-age foreign tourists. Vikram Madhok, India Travel Award winner and Managing Director, Abercrombie & Kent India There is …

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Toronto–Mumbai get closer

The city’s travel trade couldn’t be more excited about Air Canada’s Mumbai-Toronto-Mumbai direct non-stop service, which launched recently. This is what they had to say. Sunil Bijlani, Founding Partner & CEO, Vacation World This is a landmark event. Flying directly to Toronto will be a highlight for the holidaymakers to …

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Leveraging MICE in India

ITDC and ICPB co-hosted a roadshow to promote the MICE segment, providing an opportunity to stakeholders to network and interact with professional suppliers, conference organisers, DMCs, travel agents, etc. Keeping in mind India’s progress as one of the fastest-growing destinations for conventions and meetings of all sizes and hues, the …

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Enabling differently-abled

Enable Travel, a specialised venture supported by Cox & Kings, is offering curated itineraries in 14 Indian cities to aid the aspirations of disabled travellers in India. Debolin Sen, Head, Enable Travel, informs that the initial plan is to spread awareness amongst the disabled persons that India is more accessible …

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Budget ensues mixed response from trade

The Union Budget, announced on February 1, 2017, disappointed many in the trade, while others lauded the Ministry of Finance for creating avenues for employment and investment in the industry. Here’s what the stakeholders from various verticals have to say P. P. Khanna, President, ADTOI The Union Budget didn’t directly …

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