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‘India’s travel sector to grow past US$48 billion market opportunity by 2020’; Industry gears up for grand 25th anniversary edition of SATTE

Brochure-2018-SATTE 2018

  India is truly an incredible destination, which still has a long way to go to attain its rightful place among the top visited travel destination in the world. As the most incredible show on earth- India steadies its act with much awaited Incredible India 2.0 campaign and the new tourism policy, its likely that by 2020 India is likely ...

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Aspiring young chefs from over 50 countries to participate @ 4th Young Chef Olympiad

Organisers of Young Chef Olympiad plans to grow the platform even bigger, with over 100 countries for our next edition, while young aspiring chefs from over 50 countries showcase their culinary skills in the 2018 edition.

The 4th Edition of Young Chef Olympiad, conceptualised and executed by IIHM, will be held in India from 28th Jan to 2nd Feb 2018. YCO was created as a platform by noted hospitality school, IIHM, for young chefs-in-training from around the world to interact and showcase their talent. The previous three editions saw an increasingly positive response from the international hospitality ...

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New India to set eyes on major MICE events from across the world with International Exhibition-cum-Convention Center (IECC) at Pragati Maidan

VP- M. Venkaiah Naidu at an event to lay foundation stone for the International Exhibition-cum-Convention Center and Integrated Transit Corridor Development Project, at Pragati Maidan, in New Delhi on December 22, 2017 along with Suresh Prabhu, Hardeep Singh Puri, C.R. Chaudhary and other dignitaries.

According to the Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu- growing and vast economy like India needs high quality venues to host Government to Government, Business to Business and Business to Consumer events. He was addressing a gathering after laying foundation stone for International Exhibition-cum-Convention Center (IECC) and Integrated Transit Corridor Development project at Pragati Maidan, on 22 December 2017. ...

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UBM broadens categories to add glitter to its Silver Jubilee celebration, invites entries from Travel Trade for SATTE Awards in 2018 by Jan 10 

SATTE Awards 2018 on silver jubilee

Over the last 2 decades, SATTE has served as best launch platform for many countries and tourism products from across the globe to do business in and with India. “I am 25” is the recently launched campaign as SATTE – The South Asia’s largest travel and tourism exhibition, is set to celebrate its Silver Jubilee Celebration with the global travel ...

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‘Huge cost differential shifting MICE from India to Thailand, Sri Lanka’

Sunder G. Advani, Chairman & Managing Director, Advani Hotels & Resorts (India) is the Chairman of WTTCII for the year 2018. In his first communique as WTTCII Chairman, he has urged the Union and State government to make India MICE competent and bring ATF under GST to make air travel more affordable.

At the recently held Annual General Meeting of the World Travel & Tourism Council, India Initiative (WTTCII) on 12 December 2017 at New Delhi, it appointed as Office Bearers of WTTCII for the year 2018, which includes Sunder G. Advani, Chairman & Managing Director, Advani Hotels & Resorts (India) as the Chairman of WTTCII for the year 2018 and Rajeev Talwar, Chief Executive Officer, DLF as ...

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‘India attractive medical tourism destination for citizens of Oman’

The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Mahesh Sharma met Minister of Tourism of Oman, Ahmed Bin Naseer Bin Hamad al-Mehrzi on sidelines of  Second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture at Muscot

The Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Mahesh Sharma led the Indian delegation to the second UN World Tourism Organisation/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture, with focus on sustainable development, which was held in Muscat, Capital city of Oman, during 11-12th December, 2017. Speaking during the Ministerial Dialogue on Tourism, Culture and ...

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Thomas Cook India adjudged among Top 100 Best Companies for Working Women in India

TCI is one of the Top 100 Best Companies for Women in India

Thomas Cook (India) Group, India’s leading integrated travel and travel related financial services company, was recently selected as one of the Working Mother & AVTAR 100 Best Companies for Women in India 2017. The companies within the Thomas Cook India Group that were a part of the survey included SITA-Travel Corp (India) Ltd, Thomas Cook India and SOTC. In India, ...

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Experts explore India’s North East and Developing Inter- Regional Tourism between BIMSTEC and ASEAN Countries@ 6th International Tourism Mart

The Minister of Tourism, Assam, Hemanta Biswa Sarma and Secretary, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Rashmi Verma at a press conference regarding the 6th International Tourism Mart 2017, in Guwahati on December 06, 2017.

Day Two of the International Tourism Mart 2017 at Guwahati started with a presentation on exploring North East by Suman Billa, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Tourism. This presentation highlighted the varied tourism products of North East region and the initiatives taken by Ministry of Tourism for development of tourism infrastructure, promotion and marketing, human resource development in tourism sector for ...

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Quotes from ‘6th International Tourism Mart-2017’ underway @ Guwahati

The Minister of State for Tourism (I/C) and Electronics &Information Technology, Alphons Kannanthanam presenting a memento to the Governor of Assam,  Jagdish Mukhi, at the 6th International Tourism Mart 2017, in Guwahati on December 05, 2017 in presence of  
Chief Minister of Assam,  Sarbananda Sonowal and other dignitaries.

Jagdish Mukhi, Governor of Assam inaugurated the “6th International Tourism Mart (ITM) -2017” in the presence of  Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister Assam, Pema Khandu, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, K.J. Alphons, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, Hemanta Biswa Sarma, Minister for Tourism of Assam, Union Tourism Secretary  Rashmi Verma, V.K. Pipersenia, Chief Secretary of Assam and other dignitaries ...

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IndiGo closes on 1000 flights per day milestone; adds stay option for flyers with GuestHouser as supplier of Holiday Homes

Team Indigo with Aditya Ghosh at centre is all set to pleasantly surprise its flyers with more options to fly into different destination and opt for convenient stay options. Hope it also gets rids of the negative publicity one of the 2017 incident got.

Reinforcing its commitment to the India market – IndiGo, India’s largest and fastest growing low cost carrier ahas announced the launch of 4 7 flights (19 new sectors and 28 additional flights) on its network ; thereby achieving 1000 flights per day mark on December 23 rd 2017. India’s best on – time performer will now operate maiden flights between ...

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Can one person change TAAI? Why not- asks Harmandeep Singh Anand!

Harmandeep Singh Anand is creating a pleasant disruption by not forming a panel but naming his preferred list of candidates as heat builds up ahead of 66th TAAI AGM at Lalit Mumbai on 28 November 2017

Over 1300 active members of the 2500 plus Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI), who are eligible to vote and choose the new team for 2017-2019 among the three candidates this year contesting for Presidentship like the previous instance. The outcome of the 66th TAAI AGM on 28 November 2017 at Lalit Mumbai will shape the new leadership, while its intersting ...

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SOTC gets “Christmas and New year” packages close to home with signature store in North Delhi

A holiday seems as the best remedy to get away from the smog hit Delhi condition. Here, SOTC first ever signature store in North Delhi can surely be a handy option.

For smog affected Delhi Citizens, there is a welcome respite in offer for those planning advance holiday as SOTC Travel inaugurated its first ever signature store in North Delhi at Netaji Subhash Place, D Mall. This new expansion augments SOTC’s distribution and reach in New Delhi. North Delhi, a potential market for SOTC which has been growing consistently year on year has seen ...

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