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Indonesia beyond Bali

In a bid to provide experiences for different segments of Indian travellers, Indonesia has identified ‘10 New Balis’ and has prioritised four key destinations to attract more tourists. TT Bureau Reiterating that the Indian market is one of the most important markets for Indonesia, Dr. Raden Sigit Witjaksono, Director of …

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Tee time in Mauritius

Well-positioned as one of the most prominent golf regions, Mauritius is planning to attract more Indian golfers to the island and also focus on families and adventure tourism. TT Bureau During a travel agents’ workshop organised in Delhi in association with Air Mauritius, the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) India …

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Networking key at Nevada meet

The 2019 Nevada Governor’s Global Tourism Summit is all set to be held from November 12-14, 2019, at Plaza Hotel & Casino in Downtown Las Vegas, the city’s historic centre. TT Bureau The 2019 Nevada Governor’s Global Tourism Summit would allow delegates to get insights on global business trends and …

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Indian arrivals double in 3 years

At the third edition of their annual B2B showcase – Experience France – Sheetal Munshaw, Director, Atout France in India, said that tourist arrivals from India to France jumped from 3,65,000 in 2014 to 7,00,000 in 2018. Hazel Jain Having doubled the short- term visa numbers from India to France …

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Skal International Bombay celebrates Dussera, welcomes new Consul General of Belgium in Mumbai

Skal International Bombay brought out its colourful side with members dressed in their traditional finery at its Dussera party held in Mumbai recently. On this occasion, Skal International Bombay extended a warm Mumbai style welcome to Pierre-Emmanuel Brusselmans, incoming Consul General of Belgium in Mumbai. The event was co-hosted by …

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Sports get Indians to the UK

The travel trade is beginning to realise that the Indian market has now sufficiently evolved. Many are now visiting the United Kingdom to see their favourite football and cricket team perform, or witness the greats at Wimbledon. Tricia Warwick, APMEA Director, VisitBritain Visitors from India have evolved to taking mono-country …

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Nevada creates a buzz

Manoj Saraf, MD, Gainwell Travel, was recently crowned Travel Nevada Hero by Travel Nevada India Office, and he is excited to promote the US state in East India. TT Bureau Manoj Saraf’s first reaction on being felicitated with the Travel Nevada Hero title was surprise and elation. “My objective would …

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Families & MiCE for Fiji

Having made inroads into the honeymooner and couple segments, Tourism Fiji is now tapping families and high-value MiCE travellers from India. Hazel Jain In India on a flying visit, Kathy Koyamaibole, Regional Manager Asia, Tourism Fiji, met with key members of the travel trade. Speaking about some of the activities …

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Thai ABC to counter overtourism

As Thailand vies to offer quality products and services to travellers, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), at TTM+2019, made it evident that they are trying to balance quantity versus quality, and marketing versus management. Peden Doma Bhutia from Pattaya Tourism has always played a pivotal role in Thailand’s economy. Armed …

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Nevada unveils new adventure and entertainment experiences

Travel Nevada’s eclectic experiences expand in 2019 with the addition of new infrastructure, restaurants and distilleries, rural road trips, cultural museums and outdoor adventure. Known for its entertainment, gaming and wide open spaces, Nevada’s treasures transcend city life. Up north, the city of Fallon will become a backdrop for the …

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