India top source market for visitor arrivals in the cruise segment for Singapore

Singapore Tourism Board 8 city road show

Singapore has received over 6 lakh visitors from India between January to May 2018, reporting a 17% year-on-year increase from 2017. The year 2017 was a record year for STB as visitor arrivals from India had crossed the 1 million mark for the third time in a row, showcasing the highest growth rate at 16% in comparison with all markets. ...

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Madeira to host World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2019

Turismo de Portugal

The Portuguese destination- Madeira, one of the Europe’s Leading Island Destination will host the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2019 and use the event to boost its profile on the international stage. Madeira Tourist Board will welcome hundreds of industry leaders to the event. This information was confirmed earlier by Madeira regional secretary for tourism and culture, Paula Cabaco, to a local newspaper. She stated: ...

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Worlds first ever business events tribal meet to drive digital transformation in Business Events sector @ Sarawak on 24th August 2018

TriBE 2018 in Kuching on 24th August 2018

Under Sarawak’s boldest award-winning destination marketing campaign, “Redefining Global Tribes”, the state will play host to the inaugural Business Events Tribal Meet – better known as TriBE 2018 in Kuching on 24th August 2018 to drive digital transformation within the Business Events sector. Featuring a stellar line-up of keynote speakers including Corbin Ball, a five-time appointee for “25 Most Influential ...

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Best of Dubai experience, social activities awaits delegates @ 57th ICCA Congress from 11 – 14 November 2018

world’s tallest building

  Dubai Business Events, the city’s official convention bureau, and its partners on the Local Host Committee have unveiled an exciting line-up of social activities accompanying the 57th International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress, which will be held in Dubai from 11 – 14 November 2018 under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of ...

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Qatar ups family entertainment quotient with world’s first Angry Birds entertainment park


The world’s first ANGRY BIRDS WORLD entertainment park has opened its doors to residents and visitors to Qatar, transforming the classic bird-flinging game into a cluster of high-octane attractions designed to entertain every member of the family. Located in Qatar’s largest fashion, dining and entertainment destination, Doha Festival City, the 17,000 sq.m park comprises an indoor space of 6,500 sq.m. ...

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Thailand gains most as Indians rush for Summer Holidays 2018 peak in May-June: Report

Data compiled by Criteo  shows that Indians Booking for overseas travel mostly peaks around May-June and Thailand remains among the top destination in recent past. With 9th International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards) will be held in Bangkok from 22nd - 24th June, 2018- no wonder Thailand is in for a splendid 2018 season as far as India as a source market is concerned!

Criteo, the leading commerce marketing technology company, reveals that Indian holidaymakers aren’t just dreaming of the perfect getaway during summer break – they’re booking them too! Criteo’s recent travel report provides an overview of travel bookings made between April & June for the year 2017 and draws comparison with April – May 2018. The report revealed that Thailand is the most ...

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Thomas Cook India adds UAE Dirham to its multi currency Borderless Prepaid Card

Abu Dhabi and India as source market

Thomas Cook India leverages UAE growth opportunity Traditionally, Indians had been pro-cash, when it comes to splurging on memorable overseas visits. In fact, the overseas Tourism Boards had been so bemused at their inability to capture the actual spend by India overseas visitors, who are among the best spenders, to make more efficient tourism promotion strategies to attract more of Indian ...

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Reunion Island up with new marketing strategies, innovative campaigns for Indian market

For discerning Indian travellers- Reunion Islands as several ultimate experiences lined up!

For Reunion Island, India ranks among top among all 10 other countries in visitor arrivals in during the first quarter of 2017 in the country. It had registered a substantial growth of 175.5% from the Indian market in the first quarter of 2017 as compared to the same period last year, according to the official statistics shared by Airport Roland Garros, Reunion ...

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Ongoing Qatar-Gulf crisis makes Qatar rev up tourism growth; Qatar Tourism Authority Opens Office in Mumbai

L to R -  Rashed AlQurese, Chief Marketing & Promotions Offer, Hassan Al Ibrahim, Chairman Qatar Tourism Authority and Joseph Fernandes, QTA India

In the new disruptive global order; tourism has emerged as emerged one of dependable growth drivers. The recent UNWTO barometer reflects that all leading 25 source markets has witnessed incremental spending by its citizens on international tourism, which in no time will cross the 2 billion mark. Hence, its essential every nation gives its best shot to tourism promotion! Seemingly, arising ...

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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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