Tourism Turkey conducts FAM trip for leading Indian corporate houses

The Turkish Tourism Board in cooperation with Turkish Airlines and Accor Hotels recently hosted yet another successful MICE FAM for representatives of leading corporate houses from India. In the first week of November, Turkey hosted a MICE group comprising of representatives from six companies and two B2B publications who travelled to  Antalya & Istanbul to … Read more

Somon Air appoints Bird Travels as GSA in India & Starting Online Operations to Delhi

Somon Air, national air carrier of Tajikistan has appointed Bird Travels Private Ltd, the Airline Management Services arm of Bird Group as its local representative in India. The appointment of Bird Travels is a major step by the Airline to build upon its presence in the International arena. Somon Air is planning to commence online operations … Read more

Marriott Intl. signs Milestone Six Hotel Deal with Hotel Owner Prestige Group to expand footprint in India

Marriott International, Inc (NASDAQ: MAR) and Prestige Group, announced the signing of agreements to open six new hotels across India, underscoring both companies’ commitment to expanding in this dynamic country. Under the agreement, Prestige Group would build new hotels across the W, JW Marriott, Tribute Portfolio and Moxy brands across India’s Southern belt, representing nearly … Read more

Cabinet approves allotment of land for the construction of Ceremonial Lounge at Tirupati Airport

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the allotment of 1800 sqm of Airports Authority of India’s (AAI’s) land to Andhra Pradesh Education and Welfare Infrastructure Development Corporation (APEWIDC) for a period of 15 years at a nominal rate of license fee of Re. 1/- per annum, for the construction … Read more

Seychelles Tourism Board conducts a familiarization trip for Indian tour operators

Seychelles Tourism Board conducted a familiarization trip for Indian tour operators to showcase the beauty of its three main islands- Mahe, Praslin and La Digue. This week-long educational trip, gave the tour operators an opportunity to experience the paradise islands, partake in various activities and get inspired by the local culture and cuisine. While Seychelles … Read more

Vistara and SBI card launches premium co-branded credit card

Vistara and SBI Card introduced a one-of-its-kind credit card for travel-savvy urban Indians. Launched in two variants, Club Vistara SBI Card PRIME and Club Vistara SBI Card, the new card has been designed to offer a rewarding travel experience to cardholders. The launch was organised yesterday at The Oberoi, New Delhi in presence of Leslie … Read more

India and Finland sign MoU for strengthening cooperation in tourism

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Government of Finland was signed yesterday for strengthening cooperation in the field of tourism. The MoU was signed by Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister for Culture and Tourism (I/C), Ministry of Tourism, Government of India … Read more

Royal Caribbean Arabia expands ME headquarters

Royal Caribbean is expanding its Middle East headquarters in Dubai, to cater to the expanding regional cruise market and supporting over 50,000 outbound passengers from across the Middle East cruise market. On November 20, Safeen Tourism, the sole Middle East representative for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and its portfolio of cruise lines; Royal Caribbean International, … Read more

Morocco ranks 66 in latest Tourism Competitiveness index

In the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019 released by the World Economic Forum (WEF), Morocco has landed 66th in the international ranking – proving once again the global edge and competitiveness of the country’s travel and tourism industry. Morocco, as per the WEF report, was also cited for significant improvements in its Business Environment … Read more

MoS (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates ‘Destination North East’ Festival today

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates the ‘Destination North East’ Festival in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The festival is being organised by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Government of India. The Secretary (DoNER) Dr InderJit Singh and Secretary (NEC)  … Read more