Norwegian Cruise Line takes delivery of Norwegian Encore

Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in global cruise travel, this month took delivery of its newest ship, Norwegian Encore, in Bremerhaven, Germany. This highly anticipated milestone begins a nearly month-long tour with preview events scheduled in Europe, New York and Miami, including the ship’s naming ceremony on Nov 21, 2019. In attendance were Norwegian Cruise … Read more

Prahlad Singh Patel participates in the Hornbill festival at Kisama

The Union Minister of State for Tourism & Culture (I/C) Prahlad Singh Patel participated in the ongoing Hornbill festival at Kisama yesterday, near state capital Kohima. Addressing the gathering at a colourful cultural function in Kisama, Patel said festivals are a reflection of one’s cultural identity and heritage. While acknowledging the rich and unique cultural identity of … Read more

Le Meridien Hyderabad appoints Rakesh Upadhyay as General Manager

Rakesh Upadhyay has been appointed as General Manager at Le Meridien Hyderabad. Prior to joining Le Meridien Hyderabad, Rakesh was serving as the General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Bhopal, India. Rakesh is a seasoned professional with over a decade of experience in the hospitality industry. Grown with a core competency in Food and Beverage, his … Read more

Pride Group of Hotels launches ‘Pride Kadamb Kunj Resort’ Bharatpur

Pride Group of Hotels has launched ‘Pride Kadamb Kunj Resort’ at Bharatpur, its second property in the vibrant state of Rajasthan. Prominently located on NH-11 Fatehpur Sikri Road, Bharatpur, this upscale ethnic resort is an expression of the spirit of Rajasthan and its royal elegance. The resort property is spread over three acres that gives … Read more

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