INDIA OUTBOUND

 

Tourism serious business for France; India a very important market, says envoy Alexandre Ziegler

Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of The Republic of France to India, in his opening remarks in the session titled ‘India and France: Together in Tourism’, suggested that a major shift was underway in source markets within India ...
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Destination DC hosts sales and media mission in India; focus on new markets

Destination DC (DDC), the official destination marketing organization for Washington, DC, conducted a sales and media mission in India from April 1-5, 2019 to promote the new tourism developments and unique offerings of the District in ...
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Outbound for short-haul up 30%; domestic up by 40% for Thomas Cook, says Rajeev Kale

Rajeev Kale, President & Country Head, Holidays, MICE, Visas- Thomas Cook India, writes that new demands for travel was spurring growth and both domestic and international travel were looking up, compared to the previous year. “Our ...
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Visible interest in trade; more nonstops needed from Indian gateways, says Destination DC President

More direct air-connectivity between Washington DC and key Indian gateways was going to significantly enhance DC’s chances of catering to a larger number of Indian outbound, believed Elliott Ferguson, President and CEO, Destination DC. He was ...
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Mauritius exploring new alliances to overcome the connectivity bottleneck, says Vivek Anand

Air Mauritius is facing tough times. As it navigates through turbulent skies, its scaling down of India operations has had a visible impact on the growth of Indian outbound numbers to the island nation, said Vivek ...
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Tech-savvy Indians taking to unexplored destinations, says Spanish Tourism Counsellor

The Canary Islands and Basque Country are some of the new destinations on the radar of the Indian outbound, shares Miguel-Nieto Sandoval, Director and Tourism Counsellor, Tourism Office of Spain in India and Abu Dhabi. He ...
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Tripoto and Singapore Board come together with ‘Trails 2 Passion – Singapore Redefined’

Tripoto has partnered with the Singapore Tourism Board to create an innovative, fun and exciting travel web series ‘Trails 2 Passion – Singapore Redefined’.  The seven-episode, web-series which showcases the experiential exploration of Singapore by Naveen ...
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Tourism emerges as a common theme in Indian-Croatian bilateral ties; President in Croatia

President Ram Nath Kovind was in Croatia recently as part of his eight-day, three-nation, visit. The meeting with his Croatian counterpart was described as “productive” and cooperation and concurrence on broader issues of global engagement were ...
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In a first, Qatar to roll out visa centers in 7 metros; focus on outbound workers

In a first for the Arab nation of Qatar, it has opened a has opened a visa centre at Delhi. With all major facilities under one roof, the Qatari administration has intended to simplify visa-related procedures ...
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Festival tourism driving outbound travel demand, observes Thomas Cook India

Thomas Cook India has observed a 20 per cent growth in bookings with high demand during the Holi celebrations. Domestic destinations witnessed a strong uptake of 12-15 per cent while travel to international destinations went up ...
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