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ASSOCHAM proposes to setup ‘Buddhist Tourism Promotion Centre’

Buddhist heritage spans a long and rich history dating back almost 2,500 years. While Buddhism is followed by seven per cent of the world’s population, India holds the distinction of being the origin of the Buddhist philosophy and home to a number of ... [Published Express TravelWorld - 1 hour ago]
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Airports in Asia Pacific mark 3.5 per cent increase in passenger traffic

As per data compiled by Airports Council International (ACI), passenger traffic for the month of July 2014 maintained a steady growth rate with airports in Asia Pacific recording a year-on-year increase of plus 3.5 per cent, while airports in the Middle ... [Published Express TravelWorld - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Tokyo, Jakarta, Doha (Qatar)
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

California witnesses 26% increase in Indian arrivals

ETW Staff- MumbaiVisit California joined Brand USA for its annual India Mission from September 7-13, 2014, marking the state’s sixth consecutive year of participation. The 2014 India Mission promoted increased travel to California and the United States ... [Published Express TravelWorld - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Witness, India, Mumbai
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Honeywell and Thales to offer enhanced in-flight connectivity to Airbus A350XWB

Honeywell Aerospace and Thales will work together to integrate Honeywell JetWave hardware with Thales cabin network solutions for Airbus A350XWB and other commercial aircraft. The combined offering will give commercial airline operators and their passengers ... [Published Express TravelWorld - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Qatar Airways introduces 'The World is Yours' sale

Qatar Airways has launched 'The World is Yours' sale for customers in India. A discount of up to 25 per cent will be offered for return travel on Qatar Airways in all classes for travel originating from India via Doha. Beginning at 02:30 AM on September ... [Published Express TravelWorld - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

INPROTUR completes three city seminars in India

ETW Staff- MumbaiINPROTUR (National Institute of Tourism Promotion in Argentina) has completed a multi-city interactive seminar in Bengaluru, Kolkata and Mumbai to promote Argentina in India. The interactive seminar provided an appropriate platform to ... [Published Express TravelWorld - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tourism and Community Development choosen as theme of World Tourism Day 2014

‘Tourism and Community Development’ is the theme of this year’s World Tourism Day (WTD). The theme underscores the potential of tourism to promote opportunities for communities around the world, as well as the role that community engagement has in advancing ... [Published Express TravelWorld - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Gujarat tourism to open convention centre in Vadodara

Rituparna Chatterjee - MumbaiWith a view to tap the booming MICE segment in India, Tourism Corporation of Gujarat, will be opening a convention centre in Vadodara by October-November this year. Speaking about this project, Sanjay Kaul, managing director, ... [Published Express TravelWorld - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

MoT launches sustainable tourism criteria for India

In an attempt to minimise environmental impact and promote sustainable tourism, the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has launched the Comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India (STCI) in the Ecotourism and Environment handbook, compiled by the Ecotourism ... [Published Express TravelWorld - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Digitalisation and mobile user growth to surge further: IAMAI

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) organised the fifth Travel and Tourism Summit at Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, New Delhi. The summit focussed on digitalisation and growth of mobile users and their online consumption, while also detailing ... [Published Express TravelWorld - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

'We should stop concentrating on mass volumes in tourism', says Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley, union minister of finance and defence, Government of India during the recently held Indian Express Adda at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai touched upon two significant industries that have been ignored – tourism and hospitality highlighting ... [Published Express TravelWorld - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

‘The theme of KTM this year is to promote village experiences, weddings and MICE’

Abraham George, president, Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) Society elucidates on the upcoming KTM 2014 in Kochi and how it has evolved over the years By Steena JoyHow has KTM contributed to the growth of tourism in Kerala?KTM was started exclusively to market ... [Published Express TravelWorld - Sep 15 2014]

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...Speaking at the launch, Shripad Naik, minister, tourism and culture, MoT stated, "We are developing tourism in India based on sustainability principles. In order to minimise the carbon footprint and ensure ecological balance, the ministry has launched STCI to have minimal impact on our environment.” Adding to the same, Girish Shankar, additional secretary, MoT, opined, “There is a need for fostering sustainable tourism keeping in mind the carrying capacity, policy, regulatory issues, environment, cultural and economic growth of the country.”"
...airline professionals cannot be solved by one company or in one region of the world," says Sherry Carbary, vice president, Boeing Flight Services. "This is a global issue that can only be solved by all of the parties involved - airlines, aircraft and training equipment manufacturers, training delivery organizations, regulatory agencies and educational institutions around the world" says Carbary...
"The support of the Kerala Government towards cruise tourism will be a major contributing factor"
...on how Vedic Village is positioned differently from any other conventional MICE or wedding locations in this part of the country, he elaborates, "”Guests mainly prefer to be away from their work during a family wedding but at the same time they would also like to be in close proximity to their work place in case of any emergency. Vedic Village with a Kolkata address ideally suits this requirement.” The resort has successfully conducted nearly 50-odd high-profile weddings over the last two wedding seasons with guests coming from across India and even abroad. The target is to take the number to 100 weddings soon."

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Honeywell and Thales to offer enhanced in-fligh... [Published Express TravelWorld - Sep 17 2014]
INPROTUR completes three city seminars in India [Published Express TravelWorld - Sep 15 2014]
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