Tag Archives: MICE

Hilton aims for upward climb

Hilton, with a portfolio of 14 brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories, is definitely on the rising curve. Jatin Khanna, Vice President, Operations—India, Hilton, talks about how important India as a market is for the brand, growth strategy in the country …

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NCL strengthens its trade arm

With its office in Mumbai, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is making all efforts to grow the cruise market from India. The company plans to rely on travel agency partners and educate them. It will conduct various Fam trips to offer them first-hand experience of their products. TT Bureau India is …

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Network and engage at Hyatt Fair

Held in Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai recently, Hyatt Fair is the most comprehensive annual gathering of travel trade professionals, and meeting planners, Sunjae Sharma, Vice President, Operations, Hyatt India, enlightens us about the relevance of the roadshow and performance of the brand in the country. Anupriya Bishnoi Q Tell us …

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Pacific brings Puglia to India

Pacific Travels has been appointed the India Representative for Discovery Puglia. Nasir Zaidi, Managing Partner, Pacific Travels, shares the company’s plans for 2018 on marketing and promotion of the destination, which is popular among honeymooners, FIT travellers and also suitable for MiCE and group travellers. Ankita Saxena Discovery Puglia is …

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Malaysia sets goal for 2020

Visit Malaysia 2020 is going all out to promote Desaru Coast. The country expects at least 20 to 30 per cent growth in 2018 from the Indian market. TT Bureau Dato’ (Dr) Siew Ka Wei, Chairman and Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab, Director General, Malaysia Tourism spearheaded the launch of …

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Rise of flashpackers in Penang

Penang Sales Mission, led by Ashwin Gunasekeran, CEO, PCEB, was supported by a delegation of 17 partners from the Malaysian state. TT Bureau Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) started Penang Sales Mission to India to promote Penang as the preferred destination for corporate and association meetings, incentives, and leisure …

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Azerbaijan for 100% growth

Premier Tour, Azerbaijan is setting foot in the Indian market with its India representative – Pacific Travels. The company aims to double Indian tourist arrivals. TT Bureau Premier Tour is a destination management company in Azerbaijan which has its own group of hotels and fleet of cars at the destination, …

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Cyprus makes waves in India

As the newest entrant into the Indian market, this island nation has already set the pulse of travel trade in India racing. Five operators and one event planner return from a five-day educational tour with exciting ideas. Hazel Jain Indian Buyers Rohit Jadhav, Head–Client Servicing, Milestones to Memories Cyprus is …

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Power of Indian outbound

Considering that Indian outbound travellers are now a world force in terms of business provided, should they not leverage it to get a better overall deal? Inder Raj Ahluwalia Mahendra Vakharia, President, OTOAI Countries around the world are aware of India’s enormous outbound tourism potential, and are gearing up to …

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Spain eyes MiCE from India

Spain tourism recorded 40 per cent growth in Indian arrivals in 2017. The destination has come up with a slew of new products for Indians. TT Bureau The year 2017 was an extremely successful one for Spanish tourism as the destination recorded a growth of nearly 40 percent in Indian …

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