Swiss-Belhotel International currently has a portfolio of 75 operating hotels in Indonesia and continues its success with seven new properties scheduled to be launched by 2023. With the latest additions to the global hospitality chain’s portfolio, the Group’s footprint will grow to an incredible 82-property presence in the country. The new properties will be a … Read more

Plunging into the surreal hues of Kaleidoscopic Kutch

While the incredible architecture, incomparable culinary delights, historical monuments, remnants of ancient civilisations and lavish golf courses boast the true essence of the state of Gujarat, liveliness and the surreal landscapes are synonymous with the magnificent beauty of its unique marvel called ‘Kutch’. Remarkably beautiful, Kutch, with its vast spreads of the white salt desert, … Read more

Karvat Group strengthens its position; to consolidate travel ancillary services

Karvat Group to own India travel assistance & insurance business with Dev Karvat at the helm In a strategic move, the Karvat Group has taken over the reins of the travel ancillary business, and will hereon steer its business in India with a sole proprietorship. This move further strengthens Karvat Group’s position in the Indian … Read more

SingapoReimagine MICE Virtual Show to take place from March 3-4, 2021

SingapoReimagine MICE Virtual Show will be a 2-day virtual tradeshow scheduled to take place on March 3 & 4, 2021. One gets the opportunity to connect with up to 40 leading suppliers including convention centres, hotels, unique meeting venues, destination management companies and tour operators in Singapore. Also, the latest updates on Singapore’s progress towards … Read more

The Seychelles Islands open for tourism

  The exotic island of Seychelles known for its pristine beaches re-opens borders to all countries worldwide with immediate effect. The much-anticipated news by the tourism industry considering the recent launch of the immunization campaign was announced by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde during a joint press brief with his … Read more

Arvind Singh replaces Yogendra Tripathi as the Tourism Secretary, GoI

Arvind Singh, Chairman, Airports Authority of India (AAI) has been appointed as the new Secretary -Tourism, Government of India. He will replace Yogendra Tripathi who had been serving the Ministry since November 2018. The change at the Tourism Ministry is part of a reshuffle announced by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet in the top-level Indian … Read more

ITC Hotels launch Welcomhotel Shimla

  One of India’s most popular hospitality brands, ‘Welcomhotel’ is spreading its footprint far and wide. Building a remarkable growth trajectory, Brand Welcomhotel is taking a giant leap, soon touching 26 hotels. Huge addition of 9 new Welcomhotel properties in the next 12 months; almost one new hotel every month makes this brand one of the … Read more

Etihad introduces charter flight services

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has expanded its business with the launch of charter and special flight services. Fully customisable, business and leisure guests can choose from a variety of flight options including a dedicated passenger service, cargo-only flight or a combined passenger and cargo package. Alex Featherstone, Vice President Network Planning … Read more

UAE extends tourist visas for one month

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has directed to extend tourist visas for all nationalities for an additional month without any government fees as some states have temporarily closed their airports and restricted travel movement, said a report. The decision comes to relax measures for … Read more