Desaru Coast to tap Indian business and leisure travellers in 2018

Malaysia’s first integrated premium destination, Desaru Coast, recently offered an exclusive preview of their anticipated new tourism development to the Indian travel trade and media at The Claridges, New Delhi. Developed by Desaru Development Holdings One Sdn. Bhd., Desaru Coast is located at the south-eastern region of Malaysia, spanning over 3,900 acres along a 17km … Read more

ZTA appoints VFS Global to represent Zimbabwe in India and GCC

In a move to enhance destination awareness and foster market visibility, the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has appointed VFS Global to promote Zimbabwe as a preferred tourism destination in both India and GCC region, through a collaborative relationship.  As part of the agreement, VFS Global would support ZTA to build a unique identity of Zimbabwe … Read more

LINKIN Reps to represent The Kingsbury Hotel & Amaya Resorts and Spas in India

The Kingsbury Hotel & Amaya Resorts and Spas, renowned for offering elegant accommodation, exceptional service and a diverse culinary experience to tourists visiting Sri Lanka and Maldives, announced their strategic corporation with LINKIN Reps in order to increase their market space in India.  LINKIN Reps will be the Sales and Marketing Representative in India for … Read more

Standard Chartered Private Equity to acquire Naspers stake in TBO

The private equity arm of Standard Chartered Bank, ‘Standard Chartered Private Equity’ (SCPE) has announced to acquire Naspers’ stake in Travel Boutique Online (TBO) Group, a leading online B2B travel distribution company in India. Naspers first invested in TBO in 2012. AnkushNijhawan, Co-founder, TBO Group, said, “We are very happy to have SCPE as our … Read more

A well-deserved victory for TBO at the World Travel Awards

​ Travel boutique online (TBO), one of the largest online travel agencies, bagged two prestigious honours- “Asia’s leading B2B travel provider” and “India’s leading B2B travel provider” at the World Travel Awards held in Hong Kong on September 3. The awards were presented to the leading lights – Sham Nijhawan (Chairman, Nijhawan Group), Gaurav Bhatnagar, … Read more

Manipur Tourism to attract visitors through culture and adventure

Trade Pulse | 2018-11-20 Manipur Tourism to attract visitors through culture and adventure On the sidelines of Manipur Sangai Festival’s curtain-raiser organised in New Delhi, recently, Waikhom Ibohal Singh, Director-Tourism, Manipur spoke about Manipur Sangai Festival successfully leveraging the influx of inbound and outbound tourists By Kritika Dua Manipur Sangai Festival celebrates the state’s indigenous … Read more

Celebrity Cruises launches the latest fleet of Celebrity Edge

Trade Pulse | 2018-11-26 Celebrity Cruises launches the latest fleet of Celebrity Edge TIRUN, the India representative of Celebrity Cruises, recently announced the launch of Celebrity Edge, which promises to change cruise experiences for travellers across the world. Celebrity Edge features an array of services, amenities and features hitherto unheard of in the world of … Read more

South African Minister of Tourism visits India along with CEO of South African Tourism

Trade Pulse | 2019-01-25South African Minister of Tourism visits India along with CEO of South African Tourism The Minister of Tourism, South Africa, Derek Hanekom, visited India to engage with key representatives of the travel and tourism ecosystem in an ongoing effort to strengthen tourism ties between the two nations. Accompanied by Sisa Ntshona, CEO, … Read more