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Next Story Group appoints Patrick Imbardelli as its Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 19:03

Next Story Group, International hospitality company, has appointed Patrick Imbardelli, as Chairman of its Board with immediate effect. Prior to this appointment, Patrick was a non-executive Director and Advisor to ... Read More

Travel & Tourism Excellence Awards debuts by FICCI

editor editor- May 27, 2019 21:35

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Awards established the awards to recognize excellence in order to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship in the sector. The Indian Travel ... Read More

Thomas Cook India and Mastercard partner for ‘Priceless Cities’ experience

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 01:43

Tapping into the evolving aspiration of Indian travelers, Mastercard and Thomas Cook India today announced their partnership to bring, for the first time, Mastercard’s global ‘Priceless Cities’ program for outbound ... Read More

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 4, 2019 00:59

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) of Singapore and Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. to enhance Sentosa’s visibility and visitations with focus on product development ... Read More

Indian Tourism booming by the trillions

editor editor- April 30, 2019 01:10

A new report shows that the systematic growth, maintenance, and sustainable development of tourism destinations for India, as well as focus on promoting the emerging avenues of tourism, will be ... Read More

Indian graduates to obtain EASA Cabin Crew Attestation for the first time

editor editor- April 26, 2019 19:28

Cabin Crew Europe in association with GMR Aviation Academy, is all set to deliver EASA approved Cabin Crew Initial Training Courses in India. This is a first for India, with ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company launches new hotel brand

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 12, 2019 15:50

In a development expected by the industry for a while, the IHCL, known for the Taj brand, launched a new brand on April 12, SeleQtions. Initially, 12 hotels will come ... Read More

Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 22:05

Sabre Corporation today announced a new content distribution agreement with Firefly, a leading regional carrier in Southeast Asia, and a subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines. As average tourism growth in Southeast ... Read More

Radisson Hotel expanding in South Asia

editor editor- April 6, 2019 00:03

With the support of hotel company Jin Jiang, Radisson Hotel Group is positioning itself in South Asia at the Hotel Investment Conference South Asia (HICSA) 2019. With the recent appointment ... Read More

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 14:54

From the 15th Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia, Marriott International  today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision -- an aggressive target to have 1000 hotels open by the end ... Read More

Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:52

Speaking today at the WTTC Global Summit in Seville, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx Co-founder and President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), a travel and tourism coalition of ... Read More

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

editor editor- March 30, 2019 00:55

Pakistan was set to welcome a meeting between the India and Pakistan on the Kartarpur Corridor, which will be one of the top religious tourism destinations in South Asia. The ... Read More

Marriott to open South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel at Cochin International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 16:55

Twenty14 Holdings has announced plans to launch Port Muziris – South Asia’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel, part of Marriott International, near Cochin International Airport. The 55-room property is all set ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

editor editor- March 14, 2019 03:48

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s no better time than now to plan your summer beach escape. ... Read More

India targeting revenue through golf tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 14, 2019 02:25

India has been trying to get a larger slice of the ever-growing golf tourism market. Some of majestic old golf courses are attractions in themselves, and more new ones are ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company continues to make waves in hospitality

editor editor- February 12, 2019 23:24

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), a South Asia hospitality company, reported its consolidated and standalone financials for the third quarter and 9 months of the year ending December 31, ... Read More

Airbus readies massive presence at Aero India

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:34

From flying and static displays of its best-in-class products to showcasing its cutting-edge aerospace services, Airbus has planned one of its biggest-ever participation at Aero India to be held in ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company introduces Taj hotel brand in Rajasthan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 19:05

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company introduces its Taj hotel brand to Alwar in Rajasthan. This will be the twelfth IHCL branded hotel in the ... Read More

Taj hotel brand arrives in Himachal Pradesh

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 19:07

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company is introducing the iconic Taj brand in Himachal Pradesh with the opening of Taj Theog Resort & Spa, Shimla. ... Read More

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 24, 2019 01:16

A just-released UN report, provides facts and figures to show the importance of South Asia Tourism. Read More

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 17:25

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long term forecast issued in 2010 indicated the 1.4 billion mark ... Read More

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

editor editor- January 14, 2019 21:44

Srilal Miththapala, senior tourism industry personality and regular contributor to eTurboNews from Sri Lanka, has been appointed to the Board of the Asian Eco-Tourism Network. Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible for brand promotion is a proud woman together with the ... Read More

Thailand Tourism is booming: China Number 1 in arrival numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 08:40

The Thai Ministry of Tourism and Sports announced the tourism figures for January-November 2018. Thailand received 34,431,489 international visitors, up by 7.53% over the same period of last year, generating ... Read More

Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism: ECPAT has a message for the holidays

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 11:15

Revenge porn or sexual extortion are only some of the problem Japan has to deal with when protecting children. Bangkok based ECPAT International is actively working in Japan and 92 ... Read More

New MD and VP named by Radisson Hotel Group

editor editor- December 22, 2018 00:39

Radisson Hotel Group appoints Zubin Saxena to key leadership role in South Asia. Read More

Six Million Thai Muslims support TAT for promoting Thailand Halal Assembly

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 21:10

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is to again organize a special seminar and one-day tour to promote Thailand as Muslim Friendly Destination on 15-16 December during the annual Thailand Halal Assembly ... Read More

Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 09:25

The Thai tourism industry recorded total international arrivals of 31.25 million in January-October 2018, up 7.84%, generating an estimated 1.63 trillion Baht in tourism revenue, up by 9.98% over the ... Read More

South Asia’s b2b travel and tourism event well received

editor editor- May 17, 2013 02:21

At the recently concluded Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2013, SATTE - South Asia's leading b2b travel and tourism event, enjoyed great response among exhibitors as well as visitors. Read More

Global travel industry looking at India as top new source market

editor editor- August 29, 2012 03:33

As plans gear up for SATTE 2013, there has been a keen interest in South Asia's leading B2B travel and tourism event. Read More

Impediments and threats faced by tourism industries of South Asia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe

editor editor- April 4, 2012 07:39

Tourism Research titled, "Impediments and Threats faced by Tourism Industries of South Asia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe," conducted by The Region Initiative (TRI) has indicated that countries of Read More

Iran and Bangladesh join TRI

editor editor- November 3, 2011 08:21

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Region Initiative (TRI) has expanded deeper into South Asia as the Bangladesh Tourism Foundation has joined TRI. Read More

Business and tourism in South Asia hit hard by air crisis

editor editor- April 21, 2010 04:06

Business and tourism in South Asia are increasingly being hit by airline inactivity caused by the spread of volcanic ash from Iceland. Read More

Creation of Middle East and South Asia region announced by gategroup

editor editor- October 28, 2008 05:42

ZURICH, Switzerland - gategroup announced today a consolidation of two European operating divisions, the creation of a region focusing on the Middle East and South Asia and the formation of ... Read More

Singapore health officials given ‘legal’ powers to stem threat from chikungunya fever outbreak

editor editor- January 25, 2008 10:20

(eTN) - Stepping up its fight against the threat of another “foreign” virus, the Singaporean government has conferred legal powers to its public health administrators to “detain or isolate” confirmed ... Read More

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