SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM AIMS TO CROSS 100,000 VISITORS FROM INDIA IN 2020

South African Tourism ushered in the New Year with its biggest travel trade initiative in India – the 17th edition of their Annual Roadshow. The roadshow intends to capitalize on the strong potential consumer demand in India in order to surpass the target of 100,000 Indian visitors to South Africa in the current year.   … Read more

Eastbound Group spreads festive cheer this Christmas with a surprise CSR activity

With Christmas, comes a season of goodwill and driven by its commitment to leading the faction of socially responsible travel companies, Eastbound Group is reflecting this by giving back to the community and increasing its CSR efforts. A global consortium of travel and tourism businesses, Eastbound Group designed and executed a surprise charitable initiative to … Read more

Polish visa services now available in New Delhi and Mumbai

Residents of India can now apply for their Polish visas through VFS Global. Visa Application Centres in New Delhi and Mumbai have commenced operations today, becoming the first of 10 locations where VFS Global will offer Polish visa services. The other cities in the pipeline are Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Kolkata. … Read more

Bosnia & Herzegovina roadshow in New Delhi aimed at showcasing the varied tourism offerings

The recently held Bosnia and Herzegovina roadshow at Jaypee Vasant Continental, New Delhi was hosted by Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina Muhamed Cengic and Ankush Nijhawan, Representative of Bosnia Tourism and MD, Nijhawan Group. Jusuf Jamakosmanovic, Regional Marketing and Sales Representative, Turkish Airlines Inc. – Bosnia and Herzegovina showcased a presentation on Bosnia’s latest tourism … Read more

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

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

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