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Siris, Evergreen acquire Travelport, deal valued at $4.4 billion

Evergreen Coast Capital Corp

Travelport Worldwide, a leading travel technology company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Siris Capital Group  and Evergreen Coast Capital (“Evergreen”) in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $4.4 billion. Evergreen is the private equity affiliate of Elliott Management Corporation (“Elliott”). Under the terms of the agreement, Siris and Evergreen will acquire ...

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Ginger plans rapid expansion, add luxury to affordability in line with Aspiration 2022

Indian Hotels

Ginger Hotels with a pan India presence of 45 hotels across 32 cities with another 11 under development- opened its first prototype hotel with a complete new brand identity at Panjim Goa after an intensive repositioning exercise. Going forward the entire current portfolio of the other 45 plus hotels will be repositioned reflecting the new brand identity and brand promise. Ginger will ...

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Zanzibar calls on India Inc and discerning travellers

Jilesh Babla- India Representative- Zanzibar

All developed and emerging markets today are well versed with the India’s growing economy and burgeoning outbound travel market. In fact, almost all countries want to participate and gain from India’s growth story. In this league are many destinations that want to attract Indian Industrialists and also attract discerning Indian tourists to there shores. On night of 24 November 2018, ...

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Cox & Kings powers ‘Tour to Feast’ to redefine Indian Culinary Tourism

unique culinary tours in India crafted by hand-picked food experts

Indian cuisine is as diverse as the country itself! Each state has a distinctive culinary journey that reflects the rich cultural identity and fascinating history of India.  Tour to Feast, powered by Cox & Kings was launched to introduce travelers to unique handcrafted delicious journeys across India’s most popular culinary destinations, with a slice of history. Each of these journeys is ...

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Singapore Tourism Board partners Ola to drive more Indian visitors home, build on ‘Passion Made Possible Possible’ campaign

Ola says SINGAPORE

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) today announced a partnership with one of the world’s largest ride-hailing companies, Ola. As a part of this partnership, Ola will run a campaign from 1 to 15 December 2018 on its platforms across 19 cities in West and Central India for its customers to win a trip to Singapore. Ola users will have to take a ...

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Need is to strengthen link between tourism, culture and local community stakeholders: UNWTO/UNESCO Conference

Cultural Tourism Sustains Communities and Living Heritage

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organised jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) concluded today in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants declared their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safeguarding living heritage, catalyzing creativity in cities, and spreading tourism’s socioeconomic benefits to all. A key conclusion from the ...

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VP Inaugurates first international flight from Vijayawada to Singapore

Indigo

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India has the potential to become global aviation hub for MRO (Maintenance Repair and Overhaul) in view of the growing aviation business, huge pool of engineering talent and low labour costs. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the first International Flight from Vijayawada to Singapore and laying foundation ...

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Fostering public-private museum collaboration- Indian Railways Signs an MoU with Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

National Rail Museum (NRM)

Ministry of Railways’ National Rail Museum (NRM) and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum New Delhi join hands together to provide an amazing combo offer to Delhi NCR tourists. As a part of the collaboration, a special discount of 35% on ticket prices will be offered to NRM visitors when they visit Madame Tussauds Museum. Similarly, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum visitors will ...

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Post Arunachal Pradesh; Nagaland is now ready to welcome tourist on Swadesh Darshan

Tribal Circuit: Peren-Kohima-Wokha Project”

“Development of Tribal Circuit:   Peren-Kohima-Wokha Project” will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio, in the presence of  Union Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, K.J. Alphons and Advisor for Tourism, Art & Culture, Government of Nagaland, H. Khehovi Yepthomi at Kisama Heritage Village in Nagaland. This is the first project to be implemented in the state under ...

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Telangana, Rajasthan, Lemon Tree Hotels, Montfort Centre for Education conferred National awards for Outstanding Work done towards empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

National Awards on Individuals, Institutions, Organizations, State/District etc for their outstanding achievements and work done towards empowerment of Persons with Disabilities(PwDs)

On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December 2018, the Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu conferred the National Awards on Individuals, Institutions, Organizations, State/District etc for their outstanding achievements and work done towards empowerment of Persons with Disabilities(PwDs) at a function in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment  Thawarchand ...

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Hornbill Festival in Kohima inaugurated by Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Governor of Nagaland, P.B. Acharya

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the popular Hornbill Festival 2018 in Kohima on 1 December 2018, coinciding with the Formation Day of Nagaland. Addressing the gathering, the Union Minister said that the annual Hornbill Festival is a spectacular event showcasing the rich ancient culture and civilization of the people of Nagaland. It powerfully demonstrates the cultural diversity and civilisational unity of ...

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OYO Hotels adds 180,000 exclusive rooms to celebrates first anniversary in China; appoints three CXOs, Wilson Li as CFO, Jia Zhou as CTO and Tony Liang as CHRO

Xian Ting Hotel

OYO Hotels and Homes, one of China’s top five, and the world’s fastest-growing chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes & living spaces has today announced the milestone of expanding its chain to 180,000 rooms in China, in less than 12 months of operation. OYO Jiudian (hotels) launched its operations in China in November 2017 and is all set to ...

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