Tag Archives: FAITH

274 buyers shortlisted for ITM

The upcoming India Tourism Mart (ITM), jointly organised by Ministry of Tourism and FAITH have selected a total of 274 buyers out of over 600 applications received for the same. TT Bureau The Ministry of Tourism (MOT) and Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism and Hospitality (FAITH) with representatives of …

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MOT upbeat on India Tourism Mart

Ministry of Tourism (MOT) is set to organise its flagship travel exhibition—India Tourism Mart (ITM) from September 16-18, 2018 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. KJ Alphons, Union Minister of Tourism, shares insights into the preparation going behind the big show. Nisha Verma MOT is organising the India Tourism Mart (ITM) …

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IATO set for convention

EM Najeeb, Senior Vice President, Indian Association of Tour Operators, speaks at length about various initiatives and the upcoming convention. TT Bureau Q. What is the latest update at IATO? What is the association currently working on? IATO is pursuing its objectives of working for the professional welfare of the …

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Wanted: Improved infra-bility

The second edition of InfraConclave witnessed the presence of distinguished panellists deliberating over the loopholes in tourism infrastructure. TRAVTALK sought opinions from industry stakeholders… Anupriya Bishnoi Raj Rana, Chief Executive Officer—South Asia, Radisson Hotel Group In India, we have almost everything including mountains, beaches, heritage, spiritual tourism, etc, but you …

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Global Travel Mart from Sep 16-18

The Ministry of Tourism (MOT) is set to organise Global Travel Mart in association with FAITH from September 16-18 and International Buddhist Conclave from August 26-28. Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, sheds more light on these exhibitions. TT Bureau Global Travel Mart The Ministry of Tourism is undertaking several …

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MOT’s maiden travel exhibition?

To boost inbound tourism, India needs to up its marketing and promotional game by organising its maiden travel exhibition. The country’s national and international roadshows if planned well can reap good results in a short period of time, believes Sarab Jit Singh, MD, Travelite India. In an effort to promote …

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IATO to elect new team in April

Come April 28, the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) will elect its new team under the supervision of Akshay Kumar, Vice Chairman, FAITH, who will be the Returning Officer for the election. TT Bureau The recent luncheon meeting of IATO saw full attendance by members and representation from the …

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Expectations from Budget 2018-19

“We want that for tourism, the cascading effect of GST should be controlled. The five per cent tax levied on the entire package along with individual services in the package, which are taxed separately, should be done away with. This is making the package costlier for the customer. Secondly, tourism …

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Guide for industry entrants

The book, ‘Tourism: Everyone’s Business’, written by Gour Kanjilal, Executive Director, IATO and former Deputy Director General of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India was launched by M.P. Bezbaruah, Former Secretary Tourism, Government of India and Permanent Representative of UNWTO in India. Other dignitaries present at the book launch included …

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Travel agents bid goodbye to 2017

TT BUREAU Sandeep Dwivedi, Chief Operating Officer, InterGlobe Technology Quotient, India Travel Award winner The last few years have redefined our approach as a travel technology company. Our matchless offering from 400+ airlines, 670,000+ hotel properties, 35,000 car rental locations, 61 cruise and tour operators, and 12 rail booking providers …

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