Tag Archives: Mumbai

Renewed adventure calendar

With 2018 being declared the ‘Year of Adventure’ by the Ministry of Tourism, ATOAI plans to host events throughout the year to support this and boost inbound tourism segment in the country TT BUREAU Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) has got a new push and direction since the …

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IHCL: Treasure trove of heritage

Puneet Chhatwal returns to India after 30 years, to join IHCL as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Here are excerpts from his speech at the Global Hospitality Conclave held at The Leela, Gurugram, where he talks about his journey and the expectations he has from the Indian …

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Hahn Air optimistic about 2018

India features among the top five markets for Hahn Air. Kimberly Long, Vice President, Sales & Agency Distribution, Hahn Air, tells TRAVTALK what makes India an incredible market and their plans to grow it further. NISHA VERMA How does Hahn Air perceive the Indian market ? We have a strong …

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Scotland goes Bollywood

VisitScotland will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai in 2018. In 2017, Scotland recorded 8 per cent YOY growth in Indian arrivals to the destination. ANKITA SAXENA I n line with the rapid growth in interest for Scotland among Indian travellers, the destination has recorded an …

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Enterprising eye on travel

After adding new destination management companies (DMC) to its product portfolio, Tourism Enterprises will focus on educating travel trade from smaller cities. TT BUREAU Tourism Enterprises has grown organically in the last five years with nine DMC partners worldwide, informs Ravi Gosain, Managing Director, Tourism Enterprises. He explains that the …

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No biometric for e-visa cruisers

Cruise tourists arriving in India with a valid e-visa are exempted from biometric enrolment for a period of three years, that is, till December 31, 2020, according to an official notice. TT BUREAU I n order to promote cruise tourism in the country, and make India an attractive cruise tourist …

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Training gets interactive

Globus & Cosmos has changed the way it interacts with its travel partners by training them through educational quizzes and talk shows. TT BUREAU The Globus Family of Brands (India) recently conducted its annual training programme for the frontline staff of travel agencies across 19 cities. But it was not …

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Bahrain targets growth from India

Bahrain Tourism recently hosted roadshows in Mumbai and Delhi with plans to increase its activities in India in 2018 and woo more Indian tourists. TT BUREAU Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority hosted two city roadshow in Mumbai and Delhi. Around 18 partners from Bahrain including DMCs and hotels assembled to …

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Mumbai-London daily

With the addition of a third daily non-stop between Mumbai and London, Jet Airways will capitalise on the demand and popularity while crossing the 1,000-seat mark on this route. TT BUREAU Jet Airways commenced its third daily non-stop flight service on the Mumbai-London route, making it the only Indian airline …

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Mumbai prepares for cruise liners

The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) along with the Mumbai Port Trust (MPT) has made major upgrades at the port to make their disembarkation and offshore experience a seamless one. Appointed in May 2017, Vijay Waghmare, Managing Director, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has been busy since. If it’s not …

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