Tag Archives: MICE

‘Promote China to Indians’

During a joint promotion campaign with China National Tourist Office, TAFI – North India encouraged its members to sell China, especially for MiCE and leisure tourism. TT Bureau Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) – North India and China Tourist Office (CNTO) organised a cultural seminar in New Delhi, with …

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Travel well with Cozmo

With corporate and MiCE travel in focus, Cozmo Travel is assessing the feasibility of filling gaps in these segments by developing an App and perhaps maintaining its own fleet. Hazel Jain Even as Cozmo Travel gets ready to celebrate its fifth year of operations in India in 2020 (and a …

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Families & MiCE for Fiji

Having made inroads into the honeymooner and couple segments, Tourism Fiji is now tapping families and high-value MiCE travellers from India. Hazel Jain In India on a flying visit, Kathy Koyamaibole, Regional Manager Asia, Tourism Fiji, met with key members of the travel trade. Speaking about some of the activities …

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Business travel on the rise

Highlighting the diversification of offerings to appeal to different markets and the growth of MiCE travel in the MENA region, Paula De Keijzer, Senior Director—Market Management, Middle East, Africa, Greece & Turkey, Expedia Group, explains the emergence and development of varied markets. TT Bureau Q. Given the extensive experience in …

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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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