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Women drive adventure growth in India

Adventure tourism in India has been witnessing a surge with woman entrepreneurs driving the growth. Jasmine Duggal, Director, Minar Group, shares her experience as a woman adventure travel guide/ operator and discusses the increasing popularity of female-centric travel. Janice Alyosius Adventure tourism in India is on the rise, and woman …

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‘Direct air link to boost India numbers’

Roger Cook, Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism of Western Australia, during the recent CAPA India Aviation Summit in New Delhi, held discussions for better aviation connections between India and Western Australia and sought direct flights to Perth to tap the Indian market. Janice Alyosius   Roger Cook, Deputy Premier …

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Indian aviation on a roll: Scindia

Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, Minister of Civil Aviation and Steel, Government of India, recently addressed the CAPA India Aviation Summit 2023, where he touched upon various aspects of Indian aviation industry, including its growth trajectory. Nisha Verma Addressing the summit, Scindia said, “Today we have crossed figures of 4.56 lakh domestic …

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‘Affluent’ future of travel

Nearly two in five affluent consumers in India plan to take wider group holidays in the next 12 months, states a research by YouGov, which gets under the skin of high-end travel to understand what luxury travel looks like post-pandemic in 18 international markets. The pandemic has fuelled the appetite …

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‘Convergence is key in tourism’

If tourism in the country is to move forward, convergence of many domains and departments is necessary. If these work as a cohesive unit, a multiplier effect can be created in the development of tourism and challenges in the sector can be overcome easily, says Rakesh Verma, Additional Secretary, Tourism. …

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Ramping up on sustainability

The Ministry of Tourism’s workshop, organised recently in New Delhi, aims to build capacity among policymakers and program designers, with a focus on creating awareness about sustainable tourism. TT Bureau The Union Ministry of Tourism (MOT), in collaboration with Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management (IITTM), United Nations Environment …

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Oman Tourism begins year with 3 city sales missions

New Delhi: As part of an interactive and informative sessions, Oman Tourism recently completed its three city sales missions with more than 20-25 prominent outbound trade partners each from Cochin, Hyderabad, and Kolkata in India. The sales missions were held on 21, 22 and 24 March 2023. The objective was …

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Air India legacy to continue

Campbell Wilson, CEO & MD, Air India, shares how the Air India brand will continue its legacy as a full-service carrier after merger with Vistara, while AirAsia India and Air India Express will be merged to make a low-cost product. Nisha Verma Claiming that Air India has embarked on the …

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GRN Connect plans expansion

GRN Connect, a travel services company, has announced plans to introduce a new development phase on its portal that includes Rail Europe, theatre tickets, and self-drive cars, and has recently established a fourth DMC in the UAE.  The company is also offering various schemes to travel agents on the portal, …

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