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Northern UK attracts many

Indian travellers are now visiting Britain beyond iconic London to see more of Manchester and the UK’s northern regions. Manchester is not only popular for sports, but also offers cultural experiences and cuisine. Kanchan Nath The cricket world cup proved a great draw for visitors from India to the UK. …

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IATO takes up key issues

With its efforts to resolve industry issues and address concerns of members, IATO is actively working on subjects such as group booking facility with railways and withdrawal of airport entry passes to tour operators. Manas Dwivedi Withdrawal of airport entry passes for tour operators The facility of airport entry passes …

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Hahn Air Technologies for airline partners

Hahn Air Technologies is ready to provide distribution services to airlines looking to expand their indirect ticket sales. TT Bureau Hahn Air Technologies will also be an innovation centre and think tank for the Hahn Air Group by exploring and developing the potential of new distribution channels such as NDC, …

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IndiGo code-shares with Qatar

IndiGo has signed a one-way codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, allowing Qatar to place its code on IndiGo flights between Doha, Delhi, Mumbai, and Hyderabad. The agreement may be enhanced in the future. TT Bureau The agreement was announced in New Delhi, where Ronojoy Dutta, CEO, IndiGo and Akbar Al …

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70% growth for Slovakia

With a total of three VFS Global’s visa application centres in India, Slovakia saw a 70 per cent increase in Indian arrivals in 2018, with leisure tourism on the rise. Hazel Jain Ivan Lancaric, Ambassador of Slovakia to India, based in New Delhi, was recently in Mumbai to officially inaugurate …

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B2B, M!CE@FITUR 2020

With a focus on business and professionalisation, FITUR 2020 has strengthened its agenda of B2B meetings with its sections FITUR B2B MATCH and FITUR MICE. TT Bureau Celebrating its 40th anniversary next year, FITUR 2020, the international tourism fair organised by IFEMA from January 22-26 at Feria de Madrid, presents …

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Accident Mitigation Act

The Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) will be coming up with an Accident Mitigation Act that will enlist the protocols required to be followed in case of an accident. TT Bureau As many as 212 mountains have been opened by Government of India, and the association is actively …

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A busy agenda for FAITH

FAITH is planning to conduct a solidarity meeting with stakeholders of the industry from Kashmir, revealed Subhash Goyal, Honorary Secretary, FAITH. TT Bureau Subhash Goyal has revealed that FAITH and its Board members will be going to Srinagar to express their solidarity with the travel and hospitality industry of Jammu …

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A new Holland awaits travellers

NBTC Holland Marketing, India, recently hosted members of the trade to visit and explore Holland, and attend the HollandCity Global Travel Trade Show. Visitors had a chance to explore a different side of The Netherlands, one that went beyond Amsterdam to regions like Rotterdam, Den Haag, and other scenic sites. …

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Ramayana trail in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is home to more than 50 Ramayana sites. The island nation has much to offer by way of religious gems such as the Sigiriya rock; Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple, nestled amidst scenic Nuwara Eliya; and Dambulla Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Vartik Sethi from Sri Lanka The …

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