Tag Archives: Pune

MTDC focuses on remote sites

From building a planetarium near Lonar Crater to developing six resorts in the interiors, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation is creating experiences in remote spots. Vijay Kumar Gautam, Principal Secretary, Maharashtra, and the recently-appointed Managing Director, MTDC, shares more. Hazel Jain Q What are the areas MTDC is focusing on in terms …

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Seychelles targets Tier-II cities

This year, Seychelles plans to replicate its last year’s success of the three-city roadshow, apart from conducting workshops in Tier-II cities. TT Bureau Seychelles Tourism Board is set to replicate the success of its 2017 roadshow that travelled to three cities in India. It was where it had introduced the …

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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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Serene Experiences’ Italian offering

Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, Sorrento Italy, has tied up with Serene Experiences for sales, marketing & PR representation for the India market. TT BUREAU Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria was founded by the Fiorentino family in 1834 in Sorrento, Italy, and is situated on the Amalfi Coast. A member of the …

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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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Going beyond the usual experiences

  Jaswinder Narang, Complex General Manager, Sheraton Grand Pune Bund Garden Hotel and Le Méridien Mahabaleshwar Resort & Spa, gives his take on the hospitality industry in Pune and how the group is making its mark with new hotels popping up every now and then. HARSHAL ASHAR FROM PUNE Tell …

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GPS ups the game with 8 cities in 2018

The 6th edition of GPS, beginning in Nagpur from January 15-17, will travel to eight cities in 2018. This year, GPS plans to launch its membership card and introduce two products—RainbowCTM and Trip38. The attendees will also be able to participate in around six EDWIN workshops to be hosted this …

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Bombay Skål meets in Karjat

The Skål Club of Bombay recently organised a one-day meet-up at Radisson Blu Karjat for its members and their families. It also invited the Skål Club of Pune to join them, which took the total number of participants to about 140, that included about 25 members from Pune alone and …

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Badung Tourism picks India rep

The Badung Tourism Promotions Board, Indonesia, has trained its eyes on India for this. The appointment of an India representative shows its commitment to the market. Hazel Jain The Badung Regency of Bali in Indonesia has increased its focus on India and will be putting in extra efforts to develop …

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B2B forex platform for agents

BuyForexOnline has launched a new B2B forex platform. The Total Agent Module (TAM) allows them to place forex and remittance orders for their clients. HAZEL JAIN A new platform launched by Bengaluru-based BuyForexOnline is targeted purely at travel agents that will enable them to place forex and remittance orders for …

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