Travelling feels like a breath of fresh air in an increasingly fast-paced life, therefore, we believe that everyone should travel and expand their horizons. Before you venture out to explore the world a travel magazine can prove to be your best guide, taking you on a visual journey with its words and vivid pictures, catering to the need for information, engrossing stories, captivating photographs and relevant news.
Travel is a vast segment and can further be divided into Travel Trade that comprises a range of organisations that operate as intermediaries in the travel and tourism industry including tour operators, tour wholesalers, tour guide and operators, travel agents, conference organisers, destination and event management companies.
The most influential and reputed B2B news resource for the travel industry,TravelScapes is a PAN India monthly B2B travel trade magazine bringing to its vast array of readers regular news and updates from the travel and tourism fraternity. The magazine also features guest columns, hotel features, reports & analysis, event update as well as upcoming and extraordinary destinations in India and across the globe that are worth adding to your bucket list.
Established in January 2013, TravelScapes has re-envisioned the trade publications in India by elevating the bar of the way travel news is treated in trade journals. From the Who’s Who of the Indian travel trade industry to the new joiners in the fraternity, the young Turks with their laudable work and extraordinary identities, we aim to cover all and more. It is our endeavour to give our readers a fine balance of news, views, debates and updates from the industry. Below are the key accomplishments of TravelScapes:
- Circulation of 36,000 copies PAN India with a readership of +1.5 lakh
- The magazine has also come out with supplements and pullouts and other publication material for major travel trade events
- Awarded as Best Travel Trade Publication at IATO Convention 2015, for Best Live IATO Dailies at IATO Convention 2016 and Best Travel Trade Publication at IATO Convention 2017
TravelScapes Middle East
Aimed at the travellers interested in the nitty-gritty, updates or simply exploring the marvelous Middle East, TravelScapes Middle East is a monthly PAN GCC region travel trade magazine. Launched in April 2015, it covers a wide range of topics including travel trade news, events, features, insights, interviews, destination articles and observations from the Middle East’s key sectors such as tourism, hospitality, aviation and travel technology. We aim to inform, challenge and entertain travellers from Middle East. It is a reputed publication, today, with a circulation base of 28,000 copies within the entire Middle East region, including the GCC countries such as Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and UAE.
MICEInsiders is an ultimate guide on the latest happenings and updates in the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibition (MICE) industry. The vividly-detailed magazine focuses on what’s trending in the MICE industry, its growth, challenges and the way forward. There are dedicated sections of MICE destinations, hand-picked from across the globe and India, presenting the ideal conferencing options available along with a host of interesting activities. MICEInsiders has a circulation of around 40,000 PAN India. This magazine reaches out to corporates, biggest global brand names, wedding planners, event management companies, beyond the travel trade fraternity.
The “101 Experiences by TravelScapes” is a travel guide covering 101 “must do” experiences, unexplored marvels, entertainment and sports activities, cultural festivals and special events across the globe. The publication also has to its credit the “101 Experiences by TravelScapes” 2018 edition. There is also a “101 Experiences- Middle East by TravelScapes” covering the unique and little known experiences in the Middle East region in the TravelScapes portfolio. The expansive collection is vividly appealing to the travellers, taking the readers through the unseen and untold not-so-familiar destinations around the world and is available in almost every leading airport lounges, hotels and bookstores.
VETA (VERSATILE EXCELLENCE TRAVEL AWARDS)
Noted as one-of-its-kind award show initiated by TravelScapes in 2018, Versatile Excellence Travel Awards (VETA) was introduced to recognise and honour the achievements of best in the travel and tourism industry. Bringing together various industry influencers from the across sectors and fields of this industry, VETA offered a unique platform for inspiring people towards their passion-driven goals, recognising both their contributions and achievements towards the industry.
The debut edition of 2018 witnessed the presence of not just the who’s who of the travel industry but distinguished the fresh talents who are set to create a landmark in the industry.
The award ceremony witnessed the presence of the crème de la crème of the industry including celebrities from Bollywood and other several arenas, under one roof. Hosted by the glamorous diva and former Miss India, Neha Dhupia, who has been part of every platform possible, the actor added further colour to the show. Further to grace the award show, Shatrughan Sinha was received by the team as the Chief Guest of the evening. VETA 2018 saw a stage full of the old and new brand names that shape up the travel world for bigger dreams and a better future. With her charm and beauty, the star host got every attendee’s energy to the next level while the winners for the evening took the pride of associating themselves with the new brand name named ‘VETA’.
After its much successful gala event in 2018, TravelScapes recently concluded the second edition of Versatile Excellence Travel Awards as VETA 2019 on January 15 at The Imperial, New Delhi, on a spectacular note. The star-studded ceremony was not only filled with energy and enthusiasm but also received an encouraging footfall from the best-of-the-best that the travel industry. VETA 2019 emerged as a great networking opportunity as the evening was graced by the presence of the various country ambassadors and respected governors, travel associations’ Presidents and the decision-makers of some of the top tourism brands as VETA 2019 celebrated the persistent efforts of the travel industry’s players and pioneers.
The deserving achievers took the trophies home amid loud applause. The star hosts of the evening were Indian television and outstanding Bollywood actor, Rohit Roy and the popular MTV VJ, GaelynMendonca who heightened the entertainment quotient of the evening with their ‘oh, so energetic!’ presentation whereas the versatile dancing team of Shraey Khanna bowled the guests over with their MJ moves on Bollywood tunes.
VETA Middle East 2019
After concluding two successful editions in New Delhi in 2018 and 2019 respectively, VETA, this year, crossed the border and raised the bar of this established repute by launching the Middle East edition of VETA in Dubai on the first day of Arabian Travel Market (April 28, 2019). The event recorded the attendance from the most prominent names in the travel trade industry from both India and the Middle East. Surpassing the award shows of any and every size, VETA Middle East 2019 continued the legacy with more brilliance and greater recognition. Hosted by the B-Town Celebs- Rohit Roy & Nikita Dutta, the event indeed made a mark on the land of opportunities bringing glitz, glam, entertainment and crème-de-la-crème of the industry’s contributors together, on one stage. With this, TravelScapes bookmarked another milestone, giving new definitions to the travel trade award shows and will continue the bequest to reach the zenith of success.