Singapore Tourism Board launches a WhatsApp channel for the Indian travel trade stakeholders

  The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) India office has embarked upon an important communication initiative by launching a WhatsApp business account to continue strengthening their engagement with the travel trade fraternity in India. As one of the first National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) to introduce a WhatsApp Business Account in India, the tourism board looks forward … Read more

Odisha Tourism to promote curated and niche experiences

Vishal Kumar Dev, Commissioner– cum– Secretary, Tourism and Sports and Youth Services Department, Govt. of Odisha, on Sunday, said that the impact of COVID-19 has caused a paradigm shift for the Travel, Hospitality and Tourism Industry, which is one of the most severely impacted sectors.     Addressing a webinar on ‘Future of Travel & Tourism … Read more

Yas Island concludes successful destination sponsorship of the first-ever Virtual Travel Mart

  Yas Island Abu Dhabi has concluded a successful destination sponsorship of the first-ever Virtual Travel Mart (VTM) in India, which took place on September 15 and 16, 2020. As part of its efforts to continually connect and engage with key industry stakeholders, Experience Hub, a subsidiary of Miral and the trade and promotion arm … Read more

Amazing Thailand engages Indian travel trade with #togetherthailand contest

  Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) India offices in New Delhi and Mumbai have been continuous in their efforts of engaging with the Indian travel trade as well as keen travellers to ensure that Amazing Thailand is the top of the mind destination for International travel when it resumes. During these tough times of the … Read more

Taiwan gears up to welcome visitors from the Middle East 

Taiwan, the front runners in beating coronavirus, where life is currently back to normal is currently in discussion to gradually welcome the Heart of Asia for foreign tourists. According Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) the plan is to reopen transportation and tourism in three stages, the last of which will allow foreign tourists to … Read more

The state of Uttarakhand now opens up for Adventure Tourism

  Amidst the relaxations given to the tourism sector post Unlock 4, the Tourism Department of Uttarakhand has brought great relief to the adventure buffs. Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board today announced the opening up the adventure related activities like Water sports, trekking and mountaineering, aero sports and camping activities for all inbound tourists. The government … Read more

Emirates adds five routes, brings network to 92 cities

  Dubai-based airline Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Johannesburg (October 1), Cape Town (October 1), Durban (October 4) in South Africa; Harare in Zimbabwe (October 1) and Mauritius (October 3). The addition of the five points will expand the Emirates’ global network to 92 destinations, as the airline gradually resumes its operations. … Read more

UNWTO launches tourism recovery tracker

  The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a new Tourism Recovery Tracker, covering key tourism performance indicators by month, regions and subregions allowing for a real-time comparison of the sector recovery across the world and industries. The most comprehensive tourism dashboard to date, the Tracker is the result of a partnership between international organizations … Read more

STB launches phase 2 of ‘Experience Seychelles’ campaign

  The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) launched the second phase of its digital campaign ‘Experience Seychelles’ on September 22 during a press conference at the STB Headquarters at Botanical House. This new phase of the online campaign, dubbed ‘Experience Seychelles; our home, your sanctuary’, was presented to the press by the STB Chief Executive Sherin … Read more