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

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

Taiwan Tourism Bureau gets on track with the Mumbai Metro

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB) has partnered with the Mumbai Metro, a rapid transit system serving the city of Mumbai, and the wider metropolitan region, to expand awareness of Taiwan as a destination and promote tourism. Dr. Trust Lin, Director, Taiwan Tourism Bureau, SingaporeOffice, flagged off the train wrapped in colourful campaign images, on its … Read more

MMPRC appoints Think Strawberries as India market Representative

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation has appointed Think Strawberries as its Representative Office in India effective August 1, 2019. The company will implement the destination’s Marketing and PR strategy in the India market. Think Strawberries was the India Representative of MMPRC from 2013 to 2016 as well. Shikha Mishra – The PR & Media … Read more

VisitMalaysia 2020 roadshow kick starts in Amritsar

Malaysia kicked off the much anticipated VisitMalaysia 2020 campaign, in a roadshow covering three main cities of India, namely Amritsar, Mumbai and Hyderabad from July 22 to 25, 2019. Sulaiman Bin Suip, Director, Tourism Malaysia gracefully launched the roadshow in Hyatt Regency Hotel, Amritsar which welcomes the biggest tourism event in Malaysia, starting next year. … Read more

Al Murshed Travel and Tourism signs an exclusive agreement with Sabre

Al Murshed Travel and Tourism, one of the leading travel agencies in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has signed a long-term agreement with Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, to continue use its technology and platform to provide travel services to its customers. This renewal provides Al Murshed Travel … Read more

JNTO sharpens its focus on positioning Okinawa as the next best wedding destination for the India market

In an effort to position Okinawa as the next suited wedding destination in the India market, Japan National Tourism Organization organised a wedding seminar in Aerocity, Delhi. The seminar which was headed by JNTO and Okinawa prefecture addressed 35-40 influential wedding planners from the Delhi market. The Okinawa prefecture consisting of pristine beaches, colorful coral … Read more

Ecuador seeks to partner with India for ‘Survival Tourism’

In an exclusive conversation with TravelScapes, HéctorCuevaJácome, the Ambassador of Ecuador to India revealed that the country is looking forward to introducing the concept of ‘Survival Tourism’, which would require a trade of medicinal and surgical logistics from India. As remedial amenities in South America is expensive than India’s, Jácome believes that this would boost … Read more