India’s lines up refreshed National Tourism awards, Incredible India 2.0 launch on World Tourism Day

President of India Ram Nath Kovind  will felicitate the National Tourism Award winners on the World Tourism day at a gala event presided by the Tourism Minister Alphons Kannanthanam at Vigyan Bhavan. In the Picture President is seen felicitating award winners on the Hindi Divas on 14 September 2017 flanked by the Home Minister Raj Nath Singh  on the left.

Fresh initiatives and achievements will be needed by stakeholders in tourism business be it DMCs, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, States, or any entity desirous of  winning the National Tourism Award in successive years. Yes! The National Tourism Awards this year will end the practice of same entities or states winning the same award again and again! Unofficially, it had become such ...

Read More »

Travel to internalise diversity of India: Modi

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in 36th episode of his Mann Ki Baat has readied a big punch for Incredible India 2.0

Incredible India 2.0 being planned for long is likely to get genuine thrust from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to the countrymen through his popular monthly ‘Mann Ki Baat’. “The element of Unity in diversity being India’s speciality comes naturally to us. We feel proud of diversity but have you ever tried to feel this diversity? I would like to re-iterate to ...

Read More »

Nagpur can emerge as centre of development of the country: Kovind

The President, Ram Nath Kovind visiting the Deeksha Bhoomi, at Nagpur, in Maharashtra on September 22, 2017. The Governor of Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, C. Vidyasagar Rao, the Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari and the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis are also seen.

With its mix of infrastructure and culture, Nagpur has the potential to become the centre of development of the country, believes the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, who was in the city to inaugurate the Suresh Bhat Natya Sabhagrah at Nagpur on September 22, 2017.  Speaking on the occasion, the President said that this is his first visit to Maharashtra after ...

Read More »

MSMEs are the backbone of Indian Tourism; can drive significant employment: K J Alphons

ASEAN focus was very well evident at 14th Global MSME Business Summit 2017 in New Delhi

The newly sworn in tourism minister K J Alphons has been in news for his stance on issue of rising fuel costs and certain eating habits. However, at the 14th Global MSME Business Summit 2017, ‘Fostering Growth through Partnerships’ organised by Confederation of Indian Industry in partnership with Ministry of MSME and Department of Economic Affairs at New Delhi on 19 September ...

Read More »

MMT deploys Ranveer-Alia to spur online hotel demand with first night stay free campaign

MMT 's with new Alia-Ranveer in recent TVC  makes an aggressive push to drive consumers to shift from offline to online hotel bookings

The Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh starrer MakeMyTrip TVCs, time and again, have managed to upgrade its fun quotient and add value to brand association with the audiences. Starting from hotel booking and easy refund on the MMT platform- the TVC’s based on infotainment has managed to surprise once again with the new edition of TVC that promises free night stay ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Smartphone led balance of power shift from marketers to consumers

The Consumers/Travellers armed with Smart Phone today have multiple personalities depending on the time place and platform they interact with a brand. Pic Courtesy: Visit London

With a strong base of 3000+ enterprises across industry verticals, like Jet Airways, Thomas Cook, Clear Trip, Rajesh Jain owned Netcore is India’s leading Marketing Technology Company. Well aware of the fact that in the smart phone age– balance of power has shifted from marketers to consumers and in this customer era its essential to deliver personalised, relevant and engaging ...

Read More »

India-Japan bonhomie open skies as New-India gets first High Speed Rail project

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe at Ground Breaking ceremony of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project, at Ahmedabad, Gujarat on September 14, 2017.

Economic History of different Era’s reflects that nations to rise early to the global industrialisation revolution took hundreds of years, while Japan is the only country that has completed the transformation to become a developed nation twice in the world history that too in shortest possible time frame. Growing India-Japan bonhomie, when looked from the hindsight of Japanese Economic Development History will ...

Read More »

New Tourism Policy to put single window clearance for MICE in India?

Global MICE Travel Mart

The government is giving final touches to the formulation of a National Tourism Policy, which is expected to provide single window clearance for organization of meetings and conferences. This was indicated here at the Global MICE Travel Mart by  Satyajeet Rajan, Director General, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The said second edition of Global MICE Travel Mart is an exclusive MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Events/Exhibitions) ...

Read More »

DoNER plans to boost tourism and fruit industry in Arunachal Pradesh

Pema Khandu also met Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh. The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju and the Union Home Secretary, Rajiv Gauba are also seen.

Referring to the recent visit by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to assess the flood situation in Arunachal Pradesh and other affected States, Jitendra Singh disclosed that Rs.10,000 crore flood relief package announced by the Prime Minister is an indication of the Central Government’s concern and high priority for the people of the region. The Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Pema ...

Read More »

Singapore GrandPrix endorses Passions Made Possible with 100 planned events

FORMULA 1’s only night racing; Singapore - a truly “One Stop Non Stop” race destination- where Passions Made Possible

In line with Singapores new brand Passion Made Possible, its Grand Prix Season Singapore (GPSS) is set to showcase the best of the city’s vibrant lifestyle experiences, ranging from exciting nightlife, parties and entertainment, to world-class shopping and dining, at the home of FORMULA 1’s only night racing; Singapore – a truly “One Stop Non Stop” race destination. In fact, with more than 100 exhilarating ...

Read More »

Singapore’s ‘Passion Made Possible’ campaign to deepen India connect beyond tourism

Singapore with new brand identity Passion made possible remains an attractive destination even for last minute plans and dosen't put undue duress on travel budget: Survey

Tourism acts as a catalyst for economic development! Its time that countries dovetail their economic development to tourism and here Singapore has taken a clear lead with its new brand identity. The Singapore Tourism Board unveiled recently to the Indian audiences the country’s unified brand, “Passion Made Possible”. This is the first time that the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and the Singapore ...

Read More »
error: Content is protected !!