Cox & King @260th Anniversary celebrates domestic tourism with first Bharat Deko Partner’s Meet in Mumbai

Cox & Kings' first ever Bharat Deko Partner's Meet  at India Juhu Club Millennium, Mumbai on 19 January 2018

As a part of its 260 years celebration, Cox & Kings’ Bharat Deko held its first-ever Partner’s Meet with its vendors from across India. Hoteliers, transporters and other suppliers, who have long been partnered with Cox & Kings, participated in the meet.  The domestic wing of Cox & Kings, Bharat Deko had exclusively organised the event for its panel of ...

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Maharashtra, Assam and Chhattisgarh tableaus win top laurels @ Republic Day 2018

The Union Minister for Defence, Nirmala Sitharaman presenting the award for the best tableau in Republic Day Parade 2018 to Maharashtra tableau depicting coronation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, at makeshift Rashtriya Rangshala Camp, in New Delhi on January 28, 2018.

Among total of 23 tableaux, out of which 14 from States & Union Territories, two from Ministry of External Affairs depicting long socio-cultural, religious, educational & trade relations between India & ASEAN countries and the rest of the tableaux from other Ministries/Departments participated in this year’s Republic Day Parade. Tableau from Maharashtra depicting coronation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was awarded the ...

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Bilateral flow of tourists and air connectivity crucial to success of Year of India-ASEAN Tourism 2018-19: Goyal

Modi's vision behind celebrating 2018-19 as India-ASEAN year of tourism

India at its 69th Republic Day celebrations with ten ASEAN heads as the chief guests reflected the desire of its billion plus people to enhance bilateral trade and people to people connect. The call of Prime Minister Modi to celebrate 2018-19 as India-ASEAN year of tourism on sidelines of the event to commemorate the silver jubilee of the India-ASEAN relationship ...

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Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways Embarks on New Journey to Ahmedabad thrice a week basis with A320

Jazeera Airways expansion into India with flights into Ahmedabad and Kochi, brings more choice to Indian travellers, connecting them to Kuwait and, across the Middle East – to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar.

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s leading low cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, recently inaugurated flights into Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad and held a press conference in Ahmedabad on 18th January, in front of travel agents and media partners to announce its direct flights. Ahmedabad is the second of three new routes currently planned in to India, following the launch of flights ...

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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

SATTE start off with its 25th edition on 31st January 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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Uttarakhand pairs up with Karnataka @ Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2018

The Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilisers and Parliamentary Affairs,  Ananth Kumar and the Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Mahesh Sharma inaugurating the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav-2018, at Bengaluru on January 14, 2018 to  ‘Celebrate our plural traditions, ‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’

To celebrate the idea of unity in diversity, the Ministry of Culture is organising the 7th edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat matrix in Karnataka beginning January 14, 2018. The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers and Parliamentary Affairs, Ananth Kumar and The Union Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Environment, Mahesh Sharma inaugurated ...

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India’s Haj Quota Increased for the second consecutive year in 2018; revival of sea-route underway


The Government, led by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has succeeded in getting India’s Haj quota increased for the consecutive second year.  For the first time after the Independence, a record number of 1 lakh 75 thousand and 25 pilgrims from India will go for Haj 2018. The decision by the Saudi Arabia Government to increase India’s Haj quota for ...

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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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Cox & King launches promotional packages to lure travellers and boost tourism in J&K

Dal Lake in winters

With winter snow led revival in tourism, state of Jammu and Kashmir, got another shot in the arm in form of promotional alliance with Cox & Kings, the oldest and leading tour operator with operations in 22 countries across continents. The joint initiative named ‘Free Fly to Kashmir‘ packages in its bid to promote Tourism under its domestic brand ‘Bharat Deko‘. The ...

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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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