Tag Archives: MICE

When Paradise on Earth summons

Priya Sethi, Minister of State for Tourism, Government of Jammu & Kashmir, is all geared up to take tourism to the next level in the state which is often dubbed ‘Paradise on Earth’ by encouraging travel agents and associations to hold events and conventions in the state. KANCHAN NATH Buoyed …

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CROATIA, Europe’s historical gem

Following the pattern from last summer, Croatia continues to be a popular choice amongst Indian travellers. Here are a few recommendations for that perfect itinerary coupled with the smooth connectivity with Emirates offering daily flights to Zagreb from Dubai. TT BUREAU Historic cities and the beautiful coastline are some of …

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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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Korean Air’s first anniversary in Delhi

Korean Air completed a year of its successful operations in Delhi recently. The airline celebrated the occasion with its travel trade partners over an evening of cocktails and dinner. TT BUREAU Raising a toast to one year of Korean Air’s operations in New Delhi, Pukhraj Singh Chug, Managing Director, Acumen …

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Gurugram hosts 2nd Travel Business Show

The 2nd edition of Travel Business Show, an exclusive MICE event, was held at the Le Méridien Gurgaon. Ma. Teresita C. Daza, Ambassador of Philippines to India, the chief guest for the evening, inaugurated the show and spoke about the enormous tourism opportunities between the two countries. KANCHAN NATH 1800 …

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Udaan India celebrates silver jubilee

Udaan India recently celebrated its silver jubilee in the industry and is set to expand its reach with new additions to its portfolio. TT BUREAU Boasting a strong reputation in the travel fraternity, Udaan India focused on FITs and then evolved by dealing with B2B agents and corporates. Udaan has …

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Portugal is closer home

Serene Experiences has recently tied-up with an upscale DMC from Portugal—Tours For You, to bring the destination closer to the luxury segment in India. TT BUREAU The USP of Serene Experiences lies in the kind of unique hotels and destinations which it represents; these are all luxury hotels in some …

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Challenges of domestic tourism

Domestic tourism is said to be the backbone of the tourism industry. However, stakeholders feel that challenges like demonetisation, GST, lack of infrastructure, connectivity and advent of OTAs have stalled growth. SIMRANJEET S. ARORA Deepak Khanna, Chief Operating Officer Travel Boutique Online Challenges in domestic tourism are short-term like GST and demonetisation. …

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North top priority for Hotel 6

Located in Chandigarh, Hotel 6 has evolved to cater to all segments including MICE and leisure. While its focus remains pan-India, the business hotel’s immediate priority is the northern region. TT BUREAU The 175-key hotel – Hotel 6 – has a healthy mix of guests from all segments which includes …

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Indonesia to add new hotspots

Visit Indonesia Tourism Office in India recently concluded its Sales Mission in New Delhi to thank travel partners for their support. In 2018, the tourism board is introducing newer destinations beyond Bali. TT BUREAU Till October 2017, Indonesia recorded 396,000 Indian visitors to the destination, registering a 25 per cent …

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