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Network of Indian MICE Agents to Feel Taiwan @ Convention 2019; spearhead MICE zone at SATTE 2019

Taiwan to host NIMA in January 2019

Business of Meetings, Incentives, Convention and Exhibitions (MICE) from stakeholders perspective is hard-work, strategic preparations and hundreds of man-hours put together to conducts a show- successfully!  Fine craftsmanship of the Network of Indian MICE Agents (NIMA), was on display that pulled through a power packed evening on 29 September 2018 in new Delhi- surprising all the invitees present with the ...

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India advance bilateral tourism ties with Malta and Morocco

San Anton Palace, Halbalzan, Malta

India advanced tourism ties with its Malta and Morocco on 17 September 2018.  The first development was part of the Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu visit to Malta. VP while making the joint Press Statement following delegation level talks with the President of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, at San Anton Palace, Halbalzan, Malta said that diplomatic relations between India and Malta were ...

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T&A Consulting pips TRAC Representations to represent Singapore Tourism Board in South India

Singapore Tourism Board- South India

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced the appointment of Delhi based, T&A Consulting as its official Marketing Representative agency for South India with effect from 1st October 2018. Noticeably, 2017 was a record year for Singapore tourism. For the first time, India moved up a spot to become Singapore’s third largest Visitor Arrival (VA) source market, with 1.27 million visitors in 2017 ...

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UNWTO: Qatar among 10 Most Open Visa Countries in the World; most open country in the Middle East

Tourism = UNWTO visa openness ranking

In a volatile world order, where Oil may not remain as the mainstay of Middle East Countries in times to come- Tourism it seems is the only bankable asset class! Wishing the said region, the one that had recently been pushed to a corner- Qatar for sure has made Tourism as its national priority. As a result, Qatar- has become the ...

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MakeMyTrip to foster Indonesia Tourism in India; MOTRI-MMT to launch 360-degree online campaign

Bali, Jakarta and beyond!

India continues to be one of the important source markets for Indonesia and over the last few years, travel to Indonesia has seen a significant rise in the number of Indian travelers – Bali being the most sought after destination in the country. There has been a constant rise in the visits made by Indians year on year. Basis the ...

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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

Qatar

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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