Haryana’s history comes alive with ITDC’s state of the art Water Screen projection led Sound and Light Show at Tilyar Lake in Rohtak

First Water Screen Projection Sound & Light Show in Haryana

India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) the public sector undertaking under the aegis of Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India executed the implementation of Multimedia show based on water screen projection at Tilyar Lake Rohtak, Haryana in collaboration with government of Haryana and Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India. The sound and light show has been created to project the rich ...

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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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Iconic TAJ Connemara Chennai- Reopen: Where Tradition meets Modernity

The Colonial Corridor-Taj Connemara

TAJ Connemara– South India’s oldest hotel reopened on 11 September 2018 after undergoing a year-long extensive renovation and redesign. Dating back to 1854, the hotel’s legendary history has been brought to life with fresh and modern sensibilities. Over a century old, the Taj Connemara is a proud relic of the colonial era and is named after Lord Connemara, the then ...

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Renaissance debut stylish, smart & contemporary All-Day dinning Lake View Cafe @ Mumbai

Nicholas Dumbbell, GM at Renaissance Mumbai along with Miss Supranational India 2018 Aditi Hundia and Miss Universe India 2018 Neha Chudasama at launch of LVC in Mumbai

Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel hosted a grand opening of ‘Lake View Café’ on Saturday night of 1st September 2018 with splendid style, delectable food, and exotic drinks alongside a spellbinding Fashion Soiree by designers Tasneem Merchant and Asif Merchant. The party rolled out the invite-only Red Carpet, which marked the presence of Showstopper Malavika Mohanan for Tasneem Merchant and fashionistas ...

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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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India’s push on maritime trade to boost Cruise Tourism in India?

Global Cruise Conclave

India Cruise Lines Association (INCLA), the only association of cruise lines in India, on 30th August 2018 presented a White Paper titled “Recommendations for the Indian Cruise Industry” to Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India, in the presence of Subhash Chandra, Chairman ZEE & Essel Group. India Cruise Lines ...

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ATOAI to transform Araku Valley into round the year global adventure hot spot

Vist Andhra- Araku-adventure hotspot

Post the split in 2014 that led to formal birth of state of Telangana- Andhra Pradesh has brought in leaders of travel industry along with their fraternity to explore the rich attraction spread in the state. To start with, reflecting its emphasis on building domestic tourist arrival – Andhra Pradesh hosted the Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI) in 2017. Building ...

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Youth should embrace Bungee Challenge; shun Kiki, Momo, or Blue whale misadventures

Bungee Jump is perfect for youth who wanna win!

UNESCO defines Youth as a period of transition from the dependence of childhood to adulthood’s independence and awareness of our interdependence as members of a community. For sure – Youth is a more fluid category than a fixed age-group and in simple words is best explained as best part of a humans life cycle. In todays digitally connected world, Youth – have been ...

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India’s first biofuel powered flight with SpiceJet’s Q400, CSIR’s Biofuel technology to be a game changer in Aviation

India to use biofuel in aviation

A historic flight powered by indigenously produced aviation biofuel based on patented technology of CSIR-IIP Dehradun was flagged off on 27 August 2018 from Dehradun airport by Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat. The Spicejet flight, featuring a latest generation Q400 aircraft was received at Delhi airport by Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Harsh Vardhan, Dharmendra Pradhan, Suresh Prabhu and Union Minister of State ...

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SOTC witnesses 25-30 % growth in South India; launches tailor made Regional Tamil tours

SOTC’s research reveal that Singapore, Europe, Malaysia & Bali for Outbound and  Andaman, Rajasthan and Jammu & Kashmir in domestic segment tops in Tamil Nadu’s  travellers. Seen in above picture is Haha Mahal in Jaipur!

In a focused effort to cater to its growing south region travellers, SOTC has organised special regional Tamil tours. For SOTC, Tamil Nadu is a key market and it has observed a growth of over 25-30% annually as compared to the previous year. Cities like Salem, Coimbatore, Chennai, Erode and Pondicherry continue to show impressive growth. With the emerging potential ...

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Naini-Doon Janshatabdi to boost tourism in Dehradun (Mussorie) & Kathgodam (Nainital)

Tourism Boost with Kathgodam-Dehradun Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express

Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Coal, flagged off 12091/12092 Kathgodam-Dehradun Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express (5 Days A Week) through video conferencing from Rail Bhavan on 25 August 2018. Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board, Girish Pillai, Member Traffic, Railway Board & other senior official were present during the occasion. This new train will provide additional service between Kathgodam and Dehradun. Speaking ...

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Private sector and civil society have substantial role in tourism: Kovind @ 6th International Buddhist Conclave cum Investors’ Summit

Governments of Maharashtra, Bihar & Uttar Pradesh at International Buddhist Conclave- 2018

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 6th international Buddhist conclave in New Delhi onAugust 23, 2018. This conclave is being organised by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the voyage of Buddhism from India to Asia and the transcontinental links that were created carried more than just spiritualism. “They ...

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