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We Want to Capitalize on Film Tourism, Wedding and MICE Market: Caroline Beteta

California is aggressively expanding its footprint in the Indian market. We spoke to Caroline Beteta, President and CEO of Visit California, who led the US state’s first-ever ‘CEO Mission to India’, a delegation of 10 CEOs representing different destinations and industry partners.

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India Emerges as Australia’s Fastest Growing Market for Tourist Arrivals

Introduction of electronic lodgment of visa applications for Indian passport holders likely to further boost arrivals.

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Responsible Individual Efforts Important for Sustainable Tourism

Acknowledging Tourism as the most natural and efficient vehicle for promoting inclusive growth for any country, Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, Alphons Kannanthanam spoke at the CII Annual Tourism Summit 2017- Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development held in New Delhi.

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California Eyes India for Tourism Growth

California commands 27.5% of the market share from the Indian outbound travel market to the U.S., accounting for 319,000 visitors who spent $706 million in 2016 in the Golden State.

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Washington, D.C. Visits India to support Non-Stop Service

Air India, Destination DC and Washington Dulles International Airport Partner for Three-City Sales and Media Mission.

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Catering to the Cruise Holiday Requirements of Indian Travelers

Samit Ajgaonkar, Founder, and MD, Cruisemeout.com along with partners Gaurav Sahu and Sandeep Kohli formed an online cruise travel portal called Cruisemeout.com started by Dream Getaways Pvt. Ltd. a holiday partner company formed in April 2017.

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The ‘wheel’ to Travel

Itineraries planned for the physically challenged customers and valuable insights on the type of services and the expectations from this segment has been the focus of Enable Travel. On World Disabled Day (Dec 3), we speak to Debolin Sen, Head, Enable Travel, who explains about the project in detail and how 70 Trips to Freedom Campaign as part of India’s 70th year independence celebrations has helped to spread the awareness.

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Tourism and Hospitality Sector Witnessing Exponential Growth: Vineet Verma

Verma believes that over the last decade, the hospitality industry has seen a dramatic change especially with the coming of technology.

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Education is Key to Success Especially With Indian Travellers

Chicago’s convention team has the industry’s largest hotel room night production goal of 2.5 million room nights per year from an international perspective, especially within the Chinese market, as Chicago’s largest inbound overseas market. Where does India stand and how difficult it is to achieve those numbers? Marc Anderson, Executive Vice President, Choose Chicago, tells us more.

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Israel Breaks Tourism Record in India

More than 49,000 Indians have already visited Israel until October, 2017 marking a growth of 34 per cent from January to October vis-à-vis the same period last year as per statistics released by Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT).

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