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Popularising rural tourism

Industry stalwarts and veterans working to promote rural tourism came together to launch the Association for Rural Tourism in India (ARTI) during the three-day international conference on rural tourism in Delhi. Manas Dwivedi In an attempt to bring all organisations and individuals engaged in the field of rural tourism under …

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Leisure to grow by 7.6%

According to a latest report by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) on the economic impact of travel and tourism industry in India, leisure travel spending generated 94.6 per cent of direct travel and tourism GDP in 2017. Leisure travel spending is expected to grow by 7.6 per cent in …

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Tourism big on investments

India’s tourism sector attracted capital investments of US$ 47.8 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach US$ 95.3 billion by 2028, according to World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC’s) Economic Impact 2018 report. International hotel chains are increasing their presence in the country, as it will account for around …

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India: The market of interest

In an exclusive interview with Christopher J. Nassetta, President & Chief Executive Officer, Hilton and Chairman-Elect for WTTC, TRAVTALK gets insights on the hospitality brand’s expansion plans in India and WTTC’s main focus for 2018. DEVIKA JEET Plans for India With the Indian economy rapidly progressing, Hilton President and CEO, …

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India fastest growing among G20 countries

David Scowsill, President and CEO, World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), who was on a quick trip to India amidst a busy travel schedule, shares findings from the latest WTTC Economic Impact Report with TRAVTALK. We bring you some excerpts from the interview: AHANA GURUNG On the backdrop of several …

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