Karnataka International travel expo inaugurates on an optimistic note

Karnataka International Travel Expo (KITE), sponsored by Karnataka Department of Tourism and Karnataka Tourism Society, gets inaugurated by Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa. This year, KITE has over 400 registered buyers and sellers from 29 countries seeking opportunities in the Karnataka tourism eco-system and to discover the state of Karnataka. The three-day event is … Read more

Kuwait Airways honours the key travel partners at rewards & recognition ceremony

  During the reward and recognition ceremony held in Le Meridien New Delhi yesterday, His Excellency Jasem Ibrahem J M Alnajem, Ambassador of the state of Kuwait and Ashish Malhotra- Sales & Marketing Manager Delhi presented the awards to Kuwait Airways’ key trade partners. The felicitation aimed at rewarding the support of partners who contributed … Read more

Jamaica Tourist Board enhances commitment towards India Market; re-appoints TRAC as India Rep.

 Jamaica is a land of unique culture, engaging activities, breath-taking landscapes, and warm-welcoming people. The destination presents a magnificent palette of experiences, a kaleidoscope of colours and sounds that make the island the most precious jewel in the Caribbean. One of the world’s naturally gifted locations for adventure enthusiasts. With its glorious vistas and verdant … Read more

Korean Air’s daily Delhi flight to improve connections to US and Japan

Starting from September, Korean Air will increase the frequency of direct passenger flights between Delhi, India and Incheon, Korea, from five days a week to daily. The largest South Korean carrier has been operating the Delhi-Incheon flights since December 2016. “Due to the recent improvement of Korea-India relations, the importance of the Incheon-Delhi route has … Read more

Los Angeles Tourism appoints first-ever Regional Director for India Market

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (Los Angeles Tourism) is deepening its foothold in the India Market with the appointment of Seema Kadam as it’s first-ever Regional Director, India. In 2018, Los Angeles welcomed 130,000 visitors from India, an increase of 5.1 per cent yoy making India 3rd highest year-over-year international growth market for Los … Read more

Dubai welcomes 8.36 million overnight visitors in H1

Dubai welcomed 8.36 million international overnight visitors in the first six months of 2019, posting a positive three per cent in tourism volume growth compared to the same period last year. India once again led the pack, drawing the highest half year volumes with 997,000 visitors – particularly noteworthy given the severe air traffic and … Read more

Gujarat aims to leverage upon Border Tourism

At the recently held 9th ADTOI Convention-cum-Exhibition, SJ Haider, IAS, Principal Secretary, Tourism, Government of Gujarat said  that the CM’s new initiative to promote Border Tourism, a maiden initiative any Indian state has taken, is intended to connect benefits of tourism with the socio-economic life of the locals.  Vasan Ahir, Minister of State for Tourism, Gujarat … Read more

TAT announces five new national parks in Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that Thailand has added five new national parks around the country during 2016 to 2019 since the start of the reign of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (King Rama X). This is also in accordance with Thailand’s 20-Year National Strategic Plan, which targets increasing … Read more

ADTOI launches convention manual and new logo at its 9th convention

At the 9th Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI) Convention-cum-Exhibition, the new logo of the association was unveiled along with a Convention Manual in the presence of dignitaries Vasanbhai Aahir, Tourism Minisiter of State, Gujarat Tourism, S.J Haider, Principal Secretary, Gujarat Tourism, Jenu Devan, MD, Gujarat Tourism, Ashwani Lohani, CMD of Air India and … Read more

Swiss-Belhotel unveils major expansion plans in Vietnam

Global hospitality management chain Swiss-Belhotel International has revealed plans for a major expansion of its portfolio in Vietnam. At present, the group operates one hotel in Vietnam, Swiss-Belresort Tuyen Lam, an enchanting upscale retreat in the country’s Central Highlands, not far from Da Lat. Blending graceful local hospitality with European style, this 151-room resort is … Read more