Tag Archives: Dubai

ATM ’19 goes tech savvy

Disruptive technology is set to create multi-billion dollar savings in tourism, says a research, ahead  of ATM to be held in Dubai from April 28 – May 1. TT Bureau The latest research from Colliers International, in partnership with ATM 2019, reveals that in addition to vast cost savings, the …

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Dubai: 2nd home for Indians

Issam Kazim, CEO, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing, believes that with Indians’ growing interest for Dubai, the destination is like a second home for Indian travellers. Nisha Verma For Dubai, India remains the number one tourism market, claimed Issam Kazim, CEO, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing. …

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Is Dubai a ‘China-ready’ market?

Bolstered by an attendance of 900 local dignitaries, stakeholders and Chinese partners, the two-day Dubai China Conference by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) aimed to further reinforce the emirate’s deep and continued commitment to China. TT Bureau The two-day Dubai China Conference brought together industry players …

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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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The Leela eyes big

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts’ hotel in Gandhinagar will be the first luxury hotel in India to be constructed at the airspace of a railway station. Kanchan Nath With the latest addition of Mahatma Mandir and The Leela Gandhinagar to the group’s portfolio, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts …

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Lama redefines India strategy

Lama Group is relooking at its strategy in India, revealed Kulwant Singh, Founder and Managing Director, while speaking at the Delhi leg of its four-city roadshow in the country. TT Bureau Lama Group, one of the leading DMCs in UAE, kicked off its four-city Tier-1 roadshow in New Delhi, before …

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STHI eyes smaller cities

STHI Holidays India is going all guns to target Tier-II and III cities across India to grow its footprint in outbound travel and reach out to the right partners. TT Bureau The company plans to market and promote itself through various channels that include both physical and online platforms. “Our …

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Travstarz ups tech game

After the acquisition of stakes in Travstarz Global Group by RezB2B, Travstarz has strengthened its technology arm to boost productivity. TT Bureau Travstarz Global Group is known for its quality services and competitive pricing for destinations, believes the company’s Managing Director, Pankaj Nagpal. Elaborating on the recent developments, Nagpal explains, …

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2.6m Indians visit UAE in 2017

The United Arab Emirates recently conducted a three-city roadshow in India with a plan to surpass the three million tourist arrival mark from India. Hazel Jain The National Council of Tourism & Antiquities, United Arab Emirates, recently organised a three-city roadshow in India under the theme ‘Visit UAE’ starting in …

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Family travel on Sharjah’s radar

In 2017, Sharjah recorded nearly 138,000 Indian overnights. While family travel is one of the most important segments for this emirate, Sharjah is targeting the growing potential of Indian outbound, and seeking new segments and cities in India to market the destination. Ankita Saxena According to Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, …

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