Virtual PATA Travel Mart 2020 welcomes over 1,000 delegates

  Virtual PATA Travel Mart 2020 (Virtual PTM 2020), organised in conjunction with the Sichuan International Travel Expo (SITE) with the support of the Leshan Culture, Radio, Television and Tourism Bureau and powered by official virtual partner Dragon Trail Interactive, attracted over 1,000 delegates from 60 global destinations. The delegate numbers embraced 208 sellers from … Read more

SITA partners with Safety Line to make flights more sustainable

  SITA, the global IT provider for the air transport industry, is partnering with start-up Safety Line to help pilots and airlines limit carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and operational costs by reducing fuel consumption of aircraft at key flight stages. A flight can be roughly divided into three phases: climb, cruise and descent. Safety Line, … Read more

CMEE conducts webinar on ‘tourism in the COVID-19 era’

  The Centre for Marketing in Emerging Economies (CMEE) recently organised a webinar on ‘Tourism in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era: Challenges and the Way Forward’. The webinar was an attempt to discuss concerns of different stakeholders on tourism in the times of COVID-19 and to also understand the challenges and opportunities of the Indian tourism … Read more

ITDC hosts a webinar with industry stalwarts to discuss the revival of the hotel industry

  With unlock 4.0 guidelines released by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the centre has allowed the hotels to resume operations. Amidst the growing concern about health and safety and how to meet hospitality revenue goals while social distancing, the Indian Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) recently hosted a webinar with industry stalwarts to … Read more

Macao Light Festival 2020 will celebrate its rich culture and history through light artistry

  Organized by Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) and co-organized by Municipal Affairs Bureau, Cultural Affairs Bureau and Sports Bureau, the Macao Light Festival 2020 will brighten up the city with colourful lights and carnival elements, every night between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. from September 26 to October 31, 2020.  Held for six consecutive … Read more

IndiGo operated its maiden CarGo flight to Chittagong

Continuing with its commitment to support the nation, IndiGo operated its maiden flight to Chittagong, Bangladesh on September 21, 2020. The 6E flight from Kolkata to Chittagong transported a total of 9963 kg of CarGo i.e. 51.482 CBM which includes medical supplies, and other general commodities. The flight was operated while adhering to all the precautionary … Read more

Seaside Finolhu Maldives ready to open following exciting transformation

After undergoing an extensive upgrade of its facilities, one of the Maldives’ most luxurious resorts is now ready to welcome guests once more. When Seaside Finolhu opens for business again on November 1, 2020, guests will be treated to a whole new barefoot chic experience with the self-styled island playground having completed its elaborate transition … Read more

Dr. Trust HJ Lin takes over as Deputy Director General of Taiwan Tourism Bureau

Dr. Trust HJ Lin who has been leading Taiwan Tourism Bureau in India along with a host of other regions has been recently appointed as Deputy Director General, Taiwan Tourism Bureau. In his new role, Dr. Trust will be supporting the Director General in leading the tourism bureau to greater heights with his experience and … Read more