In-the-Issue

Set for National Congress

The third Skål International India’s National Congress will be held in Kolkata from August 17-19 at Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences. Manas Dwivedi Kolkata is all set to host its first ever Skål International India’s National Congress, set to commence on August 17. This is the third National Congress in …

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Easing the visa process

Aspiring to grow and build a strong relationship with India, Sisa Ntshona, CEO, South African Tourism wants to work on removing the existing barriers between the two countries, including the visa-regime. Amrita Ghosh from Durban India is an extremely important market for South Africa, believes Sisa Ntshona, CEO, South African …

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Turkey eyes 2 lakh Indians

Witnessing a steady growth in the number of arrivals from India, the Turkish Culture and Tourism Office aims to touch two lakh visitors by this year-end with the help of its India representative, Linkin Reps. TT Bureau With a clear focus on MiCE and wedding groups from India apart from …

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India a priority GREAT market

VisitBritain will be launching a new ‘Experience England’ product in India later this year, making it easier for Indians to visit London and discover other parts of England. It includes open-jaw ticketing, travel between destinations and seamless baggage transfer. Vishal Bhatia, Country Manager, VisitBritain in India, reveals more. Hazel Jain …

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Quintessentially Goan!

Victor C Soares, Senior General Manager, Radisson Blu Resort Goa Cavelossim Beach, shares how the property offers the best of Goan hospitality to guests. TT Bureau Depicting a serene village by the sea setting, Radisson Resort Goa Cavelossim Beach is a beach resort in South Goa, offering a unique and …

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Trulyy for the domestic

Naresh Arora, Founder & CEO, Trulyy India Hotels and Resorts, reveals that the company is set to introduce two new properties in August. TT Bureau Having started operations in 2013, Trulyy India Hotels and Resorts has an expertise in offering heritage look-alike hotels on management basis. “All our properties are …

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MahaTourism in Maharashtra

Jaykumar Rawal, Minister of Tourism & (EGS), Maharashtra, is leaving no stone unturned to develop new products for the state – from building infrastructure around forts, facilitating cruise and medical tourism to encouraging Buddhist tourism. Hazel Jain Q. Maharashtra has been creating a lot of new attractions and developing infrastructure. …

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Mayfair retains distinctiveness

Mayfair Hotels & Resorts has appointed Bjorn DeNiese as Vice President—Business Development. He will be responsible for spearheading the group’s future as it aims to deploy a new sub-brand into the market. Anupriya Bishnoi Q. Tell us something about your new role? Mayfair Hotels & Resorts has always owned and …

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The passage to China

Realising India’s tourism potential, the China National Tourist Office (CNTO) is actively promoting China to travellers in the country and planning to woo Indians to explore the country, says Director Tian Xin. Inder Raj Ahluwalia Q. What exactly is the function of CNTO office in India? CNTO in New Delhi …

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PP Khanna is President again

PP Khanna has been re-elected as the President of Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI) for a second term, while Rajesh Arya was voted as the Vice President. TT Bureau ADTOI’s biennial elections were held on August 11, 2018 at The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa, New Delhi, where …

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