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Destination Canada launches Canada-China Year of Tourism 2018; Indian market to witness a change in Rep?

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who recently visited China, announced new tourism initiatives to create a stronger and more stable long-term relationship with China by boosting cultural exchanges and the two-way flow of tourists. Canada and China will make 2018 the Year of Canada-China Tourism.

The recent 17th Annual Public Meeting of Destination Canada rendered a glimpse into major successes in 2017, which seems will be the best ever Tourism Year 2017 in recent times for Destination Canada as President and CEO David F Goldstein shared updates on performance in Destination Canada’s key international markets. “The numbers are great: as of September 2017, Canada is seeing ...

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Singapore turns paradise for Indians seeking vegetarian, gluten free, organic or any form of healthy food

GB Srithar, Regional Director – South Asia, Middle East & Africa (SAMEA), Singapore Tourism Board now surely wants Alia Bhatt, other celebrities and all million plus Indian tourists to Singapore deploy the Unique STB's Vegetarian food guide.

Food is an an important ingredient that leave memories of a travel destination etched forever in hearts of  travellers. Indians are particular about food and the vegetarian among them feel like at heavens when they get adequate meal on overseas journey. Passion Made Possible, the new campaign by Singapore Tourism Board (STB), seemingly has crafted a surprise that Indians will love and stay revisited to Singapore.  ...

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Exhibition “Decorated Arms & Armours” from National Museum Reserve Collection underway till first week of November 2017

The Director General, National Museum, B.R. Mani visiting after inaugurating the fifth exhibition entitled “The Ornamental Arms and Armour” from the reserve collection of National Museum, in New Delhi on October 18, 2017.

An exhibitions entitled “Decorated Arms & Armours” displaying select daggers, swords, armours as well as pistols from National Museum’s reserve collection, which represents different time period, region, technique and customs associated with these beautiful masterpieces, began on 18 November 2017. Director General, National Museum B.R. Mani inaugurated the said exhibition that will be on display till 5th November, 2017. The history of Indian ...

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Abu Dhabi to spur growth partners e-marketplace- start-up TripShelf!

Abu Dhabi partners TripShelf

To spur growth in outbound visitors arrivals from India the various National Tourism Offices (NTO’s) have opened own offices, participate in various travel trade exhibitions, shows, conducts own road shows to promote training and make inroads into travel industry on pan India basis. In this quest, a new genre of tech based e-startup seems to be a new link that these NTO’s ...

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Korea MICE Bureau wins major chunk of Taiwan Incentive arrivals

In 2016, 883,465 Taiwanese persons visited Korea (up 60.8% from the previous year). Picture reflects Hanbok Experience at K-style Hub (traditional Korean clothing) in Seoul.

Korea is seeing a sharp increase in business visitors from Taiwan in 2017 in response to active marketing and support programs at home and abroad by the Korea MICE Bureau (KMB) division of the Korea Tourism Organisation. Some 30,000 Taiwanese corporate travelers are currently enjoying incentive travel-based visits to Korea throughout the second half of the year, just over a ...

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With Bali on top- Ezeego1 reveals top 10 Honeymoon destination for Indians in H-1 2017

Top Ten Honeymoon destination for Indians feature Bali- Maldives-Thailand- Seychelles-Greece-Paris- Mauritius-Sri Lanka-Scotland-Budapest. Above Pic- Anse-Lazio Beach- Seychelles. Courtesy: Gerad Larose/STB

Destination across the world are keen on tapping the large Indian weddings and at same time make in roads into preference charts of the Indian couples planning honeymoon in overseas destination. Interestingly, Indian couples start planning their honeymoon atlas six month in advance, shares Neelu Singh, CEO and Director, Ezeego1. “Indian couples love travelling to beach destinations that offer visa-on-arrival options. Unlike ...

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New South Wale’s rural and regional tourist attraction gain limelight @ Vivid Sydney 2017 

Views of Sydney Harbour lights during Vivd Sydney 2017. Image By- Hamilton Lund

In line with UNWTO call for promoting sustainable tourism and natural evolution of a destination- its essential that in a destination more regional and if possible rural destination come into mainstream of tourism. Here a The Destination New South Wales (NSW) is a true success story that has successfully transformed Sydney from mere being a gateway to Australia, to the gateway to rural ...

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Singapore India roadshows to ensure 1million Indian arrivals for third year in row

'Growing Tourism into Singapore together Roadshows' by STB across six cities in India in 2017

Singapore received more than one million Indian visitors in 2016 and it surely wants to ensure that the same feet is accomplished in 2017 as India continues to be the fourth largest source market in terms of visitor arrivals and third largest tourism receipts generating market for Singapore. Hence, to lure more Indian tourists, celebrate and strengthen growing B2B relationship,  Singapore Tourism ...

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Prague reaps ‘digital’ advantage in ICCA rankings, ranked among top 11 World Congress Destinations

Prague reaps 'digital' advantage in ICCA rankings, rated among top 11 World Congress Destinations

International Congress and Convention Asociation ICCA has released a list of the best congress and convention destinations in the world. Prague retains the excellent 11th position and Prague Congress Centre has contributed the success.  Results of the statistics, which have been done by ICCA annually since 1963, were eagerly expected as ICCA is not only the global community and knowledge ...

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Dubai welcomes Incentive group of 12000 pax of a USA based wellness entity

Dubai welcomes Forever Living mega incentive group

Dubai has officially welcomed one of its largest ever incentive groups, with more than 12,000 visitors from over 100 countries worldwide arriving for the Forever Global Rally 2017, taking place 2-11 April. Dubai Business Events, the city’s official convention bureau, successfully won the bid in 2015 to host USA-based Forever Living’s annual trip in partnership with a number of local ...

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Resurgent Turkey must give a fillip to its Tourism Strategy 2023

Turkey had earned top spot in tourism and medical value travel and has a splendid vision plan for 2023

Turkey with its many historical architectural sites, tourism attractions and thriving businesses needs to focus more at its tourism vision 2023 and not to be bogged down by unfortunate downside imposed on it. Turkey has earned a favourite spot among travellers from every corner of the globe. Prior to the instability it faced due to internal and external disturbances- Turkey ...

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Mauritius ‘Behad’ Advantage in India

Helmet diving and island oping in Mauritius aired on Indian television in Jan 2017

Mauritius had been making a lot of news in India. The recent modified DTAA treaty India resigned with Singapore got the mainline press highlighting how the prospects of attracting foreign direct funds will get a boost due to a remunerative cost structure that favours Mauritius. In its quest for attracting high end tourist from India, Mauritius if likely to benefit ...

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