Tag Archives: Managing Director

Make tourism priority to propel inbound

Inbound tourism is passing through a rough patch and the industry needs new ways and means to propel this sector. It’s time the industry looks beyond its conventional source markets and develops innovative products to give a breath of fresh air to inbound tourism. According to the World Economic Forum’s …

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Europe gains rank for Indian weddings

The destination weddings market from India is growing at 30-40 per cent annually, with an ever-increasing number of travellers scouting for new and exotic destinations in India and abroad to tie the knot. Ras Al Khaimah, Sri Lanka and Turkey are emerging as popular destinations for Indian weddings, say travel …

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South Africa wins the wildlife game

For outbound travel agents, wildlife tourism is a growing sector as more and more Indians are pacing towards adventurous holidays overseas, exploring foreign wildlife. Moreover, when it comes to naming a favourite wildlife destination among Indians, the trade’s verdict is South Africa, while India still needs to up its game …

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Minar enters luxury & MICE segments

In its 25th year of operation, Minar Travels’ Managing Director H.S. Duggal is optimistic about the company’s new MICE and luxury division ELBON and Vilasa, respectively, and says they are focusing on Asia this year. Minar Travels has carved a niche for itself in the Indian tourism industry over the …

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GST dashes hopes of tourism industry

Deliberating on the recently announced GST rates for tourism and hospitality industry, Bharat Bhushan Atree, Managing Director, Caper Travel Company, believes that rather than making India a more competitive tourist destination, we have in effect become the most expensive in the world. Bharat Bhushan Atree, Managing Director, Caper Travel Company …

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While in France be like the French

The Rendez-vous en France Travel Market was held from March 28-29, 2017, in Rouen. This flagship event organised by Atout France and its partners gathered over 2,100 tourism operators and enabled French destinations to give visitors a first-hand, ‘live’ experience of what they have on offer. ANUPRIYA BISHNOI FROM FRANCE …

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