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March 26, 2019

 

 

NEWS SNIPPETS

  • Diljit Dosanjh to unveil his much awaited wax figure at Madame Tussauds, Delhi on March 28, 2019

  • The Singleton of Glendullan, 12-year-old single malt launches in India

  • King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival closes with the establishment of the International Camel Organisation in RIYADH, Saudi Arabia

  • New research initiated by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) reveals the increasing role passion is playing in defining Indians’ identities

  • Etihad Airways and Gulf Air sign Codeshare Agreement, strengthening ties between the carriers

  • Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand opens its doors in the spiritual and yoga capital of the world

  • SriLankan Airlines scores the second hat-trick at Golden City Gates Awards 2019 at ITB Berlin

  • The Monaco Government Tourist Authority is happy to announce the appointment of Mr. Guy ANTOGNELLI as President, Monaco Tourism & Mrs. Sandrine CAMIA as Deputy Director

  • Seychelles Tourism Board's first-of-its-kind global advertising campaign that will be showcased across traditional and digital mediums in the India market

  • Fortune Hotels will soon open Fortune Select Cedar Trail in the unspoilt hill station of Mashobra, Shimla

  • The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) announced that the 500 Baht entrance ticket to the Grand Palace in Bangkok now includes a Khon performance at the Sala Chalermkrung Royal Theatre

  • Japan Airlines and Travelport agree to launch new joint venture. Joint venture will combine Travelport’s leading global technology with Axess’ local expertise. New joint venture will operate under the Travelport Axess brand in Japan

  • Amadeus set to transform the airport passenger experience with agreement to acquire ICM Airport Technics, a global leader in passenger automation and self-service bag drop solutions for airports and airlines

  • Global Airline Industry is expected to make savings of up to US$30 billion in the next 15 years due to Internet of Things (IoT) implementation; 42 million domestic service robotics are estimated to be sold between 2016 and 2019, according to data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2019

  • Swosti Premium has been certified as 5-Star hotel by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India

  • 35 airlines confirmed for inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

  • flydubai inaugurated its new service from Dubai to Tashkent becoming the first carrier based in the UAE to offer direct flights to Uzbekistan

  • Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels Ltd has recently opened ‘Zone by The Park, Jammu’. This is the ninth hotel of its social catalyst brand, Zone by The Park

  • FIL Industries Ltd & POMA S.A.S France have been awarded the prestigious Dehradun - Mussoorie Ropeway Project in a public-private partnership (PPP) with the Government of Uttarakhand. This is the longest passenger aerial ropeway development in India and will be amongst the top 5 globally in terms of length for the mono-cable ropeway system

  • Cygnett Hotels & Resorts launches Cygnett Inn Trendz in the heart of Itanagar

  • Indian Golf and Turf Expo (IGE) 2019 targets a revenue of INR 100 crore through Golf Tourism in the next five years. The Trade Show is scheduled to be held at New Delhi’s Thyagaraj Stadium on April 26-27, 2019

  • Latest UK Visa Stats: 2018 saw 35% increase For Indian Students; 10 % increase in Tourists and 6% increase in Workers. India is responsible for 54% of all skilled work visas granted globally. More than 1 in 5 (22%) of all UK visit visas in 2018 were granted to Indian nationals (477,000 visit visas)

 

 

 

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