In-the-Issue

Music to the ears

The wedding industry in Rajasthan heaved a sigh of relief when Jaipur Police released a circular stating that licences to avoid Copyright Act infringement will not be needed by hotels or wedding venues for playing music at events. Nisha Verma The statement from Jaipur Police has come in response to …

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Finland to promote summers

With the recently-added flight connecting Mumbai to Helsinki, the NTO is now looking to promote summers in Finland to offer Indian travellers more ways to experience the destination. Hazel Jain Finnair, along with Finland Tourism, recently hosted a grand event in Mumbai for its key travel partners on the occasion …

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FITUR all set to kick-off

FITUR 2023 is set to start in Madrid, Spain, from 18 to 22 January 2023. Delegates from across the world are expected to attend the tourism fair, as the world looks forward to the revival of travel and tourism. TT Bureau IFEMA MADRID is all set to organise the International …

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Odisha’s big thrust on sports

Odisha and Hockey India are now set to host the Hockey World Cup for the second consecutive time. Officials of Odisha government and Hockey India have left no stones unturned in the preparations for the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023. TT Bureau Over the past few years, Odisha, …

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‘Gender parity must in industry’

Being a part of the adventure industry is thrilling, says Akanksha Garg, Founder Director & CEO (Resorts), Waxpol Hotels and Resorts. She describes her journey from promoting her flagship resort in Sundarbans to the recognition extended by travel industry leaders. Janice Alyosius Giving women a voice in the tourism industry …

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Meghalaya eyes 15L tourists

Keeping sustainable tourism in mind, Meghalaya is determined to welcome more than 15 lakh tourists by the end of 2024. Here are the measures the state has been taking to attract visitors. TT Bureau Meghalaya has been working on a master plan to develop its tourist routes keeping sustainable tourism …

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Canada to host ‘GTFF 2023’

‘GTFF 2023’ will be organised from April 27 to 30 in Canada. The 2023 Festival Edition of the GTFF will be organised in association with the City of North Bay Ontario and Tourism North Bay Ontario. TT Bureau The film categories that will be screened during the Global Tourism Film …

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Making the right moves

After its two destinations entered the UNESCO heritage list, Telangana is making sure that they spread the word around and lure more tourists to the state. Uppala Srinivas Gupta, Chairman, TSTDC, shares what kind of initiatives they have taken in the state to boost tourism not only in its capital …

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Travstarz taps tier-II, tier-III youth

After the pandemic, the industry is focussing on tier-II and tier-III markets, but for Travstarz, these markets have always been their strength. The company is working closely with various Tourism Boards to further tap these markets, especially the youth, which is raring to explore the world. Janice Alyosius Travstarz has …

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Korea targets biz from youth

KTO concluded its multi-city sales mission at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel in Hyderabad, where Young Geul Choi, Director, KTO India, said they will be focussing on young generation, including students and women. Nisha Verma The roadshow at Hyderabad was a part of a multi-city sales mission, starting off in Ahmedabad, …

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