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Tourists in the land of plenty

There are numerous lesser-known destinations in Uttar Pradesh that have huge tourism potential. Realizing this fact, the state government is seriously attempting to showcase and market the state’s tourism attractions and offerings. Recently, held IATO Convention in Lucknow has been one of the steps in this direction. Inder Raj Ahluwalia …

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Kerala focus on caravan tourism

Vigneshwari, Managing Director, Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC), shares how they are making sure that Kerala, known for offering innovative tourism products, has a plethora of experiences and destinations for tourists coming to the state. Nisha Verma Kerala is currently focusing on Caravan tourism and making sure that the tourists …

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‘We want more Indians to visit Da Nang’

Prabodh Tipnis, Group MD, Global Aviation Services, which has been appointed as the tourism representative for Da Nang Tourism in India, discusses the destination and its appeal for Indian visitors. He also underlines how its clients are recovering in the aftermath of the pandemic. TT Bureau While the core business …

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Invest in tourism, requests government

Making a pitch in the tourism and hospitality sectors at a precursor event held in Mumbai for the upcoming Global Tourism Summit, the Ministry of Tourism went all out to woo potential investors. Also showcasing there states were Maharashtra, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and the UTs of Dadra Nagar Haveli …

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Metaverse, biometric to rule travel

A team of Amadeus travel tech experts have identified the annual travel trends. As per the trends, increased use of metaverse, new biometric possibilities, working from anywhere and travelling light will be major trends of 2023, which will transform the industry in future. TT Bureau The Amadeus 2023 Travel Trends …

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Industry elated after MOT’s relief

Persistent efforts by inbound tour operators has resulted in the MOT relaxing the rules of recognising tourism service providers in the country, by considering the turnover of FY2019-20 instead of FY2021-22, which didn’t see any business for the industry owing to COVID-19. The decision has spread a wave of delight …

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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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