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Airlines on recovery path

TT Bureau The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced an upgrade to its outlook for the airline industry’s financial performance in 2022 as the recovery from the Covid-19 crisis picks up pace. IATA forecasts that the industry losses are expected to reduce to -$9.7 billion (improved from the October …

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Village with unique offers

Developed on the concept of ‘Back to Your Roots’, Monteria Village offers an authentic village experience with a modern touch, while making sure that the guests fall in love with the natural surroundings. TT Bureau Monteria Village is a destination designed to give a guest an elevated experience of quintessential …

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Singapore cruise greets Indians

Singapore Tourism Board (STB), along with Resorts World Cruises (RWC) and Royal Caribbean International (RCI), recently organised a webinar on ‘Reimagine Cruising from Singapore’, which updated the travel trade in India about cruising from Singapore and the latest cruise offerings. Nisha Verma GB Srithar, Regional Director, India, Middle East & …

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Know Barcelona better

Continuing with its series of webinars to help the travel trade discover Spain, the Tourism Office of Spain – Mumbai, along with Barcelona Tourism, recently conducted a webinar titled ‘Know Barcelona’. Barcelona is a city with a wide range of original leisure options that encourage you to visit it time …

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‘India beckons wellness tourists’

With International Yoga Day being celebrated worldwide, India is making the right moves to attract tourists in the country looking at it as a wellness and spiritual destination, especially in the post-COVID world. Rupinder Brar, Additional Director General, Ministry of Tourism, at the International Day of Yoga (IDY) programme in …

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‘An airport is not a destination’

A lot of hopes are riding on Goa’s new Mopa airport. But Gavin Eccles, Managing Partner GE Consulting & Advisory, says that to bring more footfalls, the destination needs to build on its product offerings, not the airport facility. Goa needs to figure who it wants to attract and will …

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ASSOCIATION Clear recovery hurdles urgently: IATO

Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) urges the Union government to resolve the issues that are creating hurdles for revival of inbound tourism in the country. The association also raises other industry problems, including refund from Jet Airways; mandatory web-check-in and self-declaration on Air Suvidha portal. Nisha Verma Despite borders …

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‘Bharat Gaurav’ train begins journey

The first tourist train to connect India and Nepal was flagged off by Union ministers G. Kishan Reddy and Ashwini Vaishnaw recently. The Ministry of Tourism, in association with the IRCTC and Ministry of Railways, also plans Bharat Gaurav tourist trains to Krishna Circuit, Buddhist Circuit and many other such …

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Tourism Ministers meet in July

Arvind Singh, Secretary, Tourism, reveals that a national conference of tourism ministers will be organised in July with an aim to promote both domestic and international tourism. Nisha Verma Arvind Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, speaking at the International Day of Yoga celebrations in Hyderabad, shared that a national conference …

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Discovery Circle eyes Indian market

Discovery Circle Tours appoints TRN Marketing as a representative and consultancy agency with the aim to create lasting relationship with Indian based tour operators by offering them a unique perspective on Jordan. TT Bureau Discovery Circle Tours, a full-service DMC based in Jordan, has appointed TRN Marketing, a division of …

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