• Tuesday January 2, 2018,5 pm
    by travelnews digest

    MakeMyTrip Limited, an Online Travel Agent (OTA) announced the launch of 150-holiday experiences under its new product ‘Made for You Holidays’ targeting the booming domestic travel sector in India. Moving away from run-of-the-mill and homogenised experiences, Made for you Holidays packages are being rolled out under six themes for holiday-goers including Wildlife, Romantic, Friends & […]

  • Tuesday December 26, 2017,2 pm
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    Expedia launched its new ad campaign targeting its Indian consumers themed- “What a pleasant surprise!” The ad is conceptualised by Taproot Dentsu, aims to acquire new shoppers and customers to the site and get them to try Expedia for booking travel with enhanced facilities like zero booking fee on over 500 airlines across the globe […]

  • Saturday December 23, 2017,3 pm
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    Booking.com announced the expansion of the pilot version of its new service and support chatbot, the Booking Assistant. As the latest evolution of Booking.com’s messaging platform, the Booking Assistant merges proprietary Artificial Intelligence technology with Booking.com’s customer service support. Available to an increasing number of travellers in advance of the busy end-of-year travel season, the […]

  • The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Haryana for the development of civil aviation infrastructure in the state, especially for the creation of a world-class international aviation hub in Hisar. The MoU was jointly signed by Ashok Sangwan, Advisor, Civil Aviation, Government of Haryana and Anil […]

    Thursday January 4, 2018,7 am
  •   With the aim of promoting tourism in Andhra Pradesh, Union Minister of State for Tourism K Chiranjeevi said he will take initiatives to develop Kuchipudi village as a destination. Located in the Krishna district, Kuchipudi village is famous for being the place where the dance form, with the same name, originated. “The Kuchipudi classical […]

    Tuesday January 29, 2013,9 am
  • The 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) opened and closed with films that have a strong Indian connection, Life of Pi and Mira Nair’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist, respectively. IFFI also showcased other films shot in iconic locations of India, like Save Your Legs that as released in Australia; Best Exotic Marigold Hotel; Oscar-winning Slumdog […]

    Tuesday January 29, 2013,9 am
  • The South European nation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has appointed Nijhawan Group as its India Representative for tourism promotion, with effect from January 1, 2018. “With Indian nationals looking for newer experiences and destinations, the demand for relatively new entrants like Bosnia and Herzegovina is only poised to grow. It is an exciting time for […]

    Thursday January 4, 2018,4 pm
  • Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s iconic independent hotels, announced its fourth hotel in Germany with the opening of Roomers Munich, located in the city’s burgeoning West-end. Brian Povinelli, Senior Vice President and Global Brand Leader, Autograph Collection Hotels, highlighting their growing global portfolio of 125 hotels around the globe said, “With its unparalleled location, immersive […]

    Tuesday December 26, 2017,6 pm
  • Akansha Pandey | New Delhi The Scandinavian Tourist Board (comprising Visit Sweden, Norway Tourism, and Visit Denmark) along with 21 suppliers and three tourism boards conducted a three-city “Explore Scandinavia” roadshow covering Delhi, Chennai, and Mumbai. Speaking to Travel News Digest, Mohit Batra, India Representative, Scandinavian Tourist Board, said that the honeymoon travel segment is […]

    Thursday December 14, 2017,3 pm
  •   Portugal tourism saw a total of €8.1 billion in revenues in 2011, and is expecting an increase this year despite the ongoing economic crisis. With two-thirds of tourism activity in the country coming from foreign markets, tourism officials are targeting new customers with a range of new products. Director of marketing at Portugal’s Tourism […]

    Tuesday January 29, 2013,10 am
  •   Czech tourism is booming, with foreign guests staying in local hotels rising 13% and domestic tourists up  4.1% on year. Germany remained the strongest source market, with a 5% increase in visits from this country in the July to September period. As in years past, Germans are still the demographic group with the highest […]

    Tuesday January 29, 2013,10 am
  •   The Sistine Chapel, which sees some 5 million tourists a year and up to 20,000 in one day in summer, may put a ceiling on visitor numbers in the furture. The move comes after an open letter by literary critic Pietro Citati became the latest severe criticism over the behaviour of crowds at the […]

    Tuesday January 29, 2013,10 am

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