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'We See Tremendous Potential in Indian Outbound FIT and MICE'

With its enviable location atop the crescent of The Palm, the opening of Atlantis in 2008 has redefined tourism in Dubai as the first fully integrated entertainment destination resort. We speak to Kyp Charalambous, Vice President, Sales, Atlantis - The Palm, on how he plans to promote the destination in future and the market reach from tier 1 to tier 2/3 cities in India.

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Israel sees 49 Percent Increase in Arrivals from India

The statistics also revealed 93% growth in Indian arrivals to Israel in the month of March, 2017 compared to the same period in 2015. More than 8300 Indians have already visited Israel in the first three months of 2017 as per statistics released by Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT).

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Indians Love to Visit Spain on Traditional Itineraries

Spain has always been an aspirational destination for Indian travellers. Ignacio Ducasse Gutierrez, Tourism Counselor, Embassy of Spain in India and Director, Tourism Office of Spain in India, speaks on what all Spain is doing to make it the most desirable destination for the Indian travellers.

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"Dubai Offers Something For Everyone"

Dubai's largest source market for tourists happens to be India. BW Hotelier spoke exclusively with Hamad Bin Mejren of Dubai Tourism about what the potential was for his city to continue being the favourite place for Indian tourists to visit.

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Matrix Launches ‘Travel Companion App’

The app is centred around international traveller giving them access to a host of services. It aims to target 1 million users by the end of 2017.

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Indians Love to go on Vacation

With a jump of 20 percent in overseas travel for holidays and close to a 25 percent increase in those taking domestic holidays, the outbound travel trips usually take place between April and July (close to 65 percent).

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Las Vegas is Becoming More Accessible

With a little less than 150,000 hotel rooms and 42.9 million visitors last year, this giant holiday and MICE destination in the middle of the US has been slowly increasing it's popularity among the Indian traveller. Rafael Villanueva, Senior Director, International Sales, Las Vegas Convention and Visitor's Authority shared his thoughts with BW Hotelier.

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Ras Al Khaimah to Attract a Million Visitors by End 2018

With 35 percent growth in Indian arrivals in the first quarter of this year, Indian travellers are a significant contributor to the destination's success. We spoke to Haitham Mattar, CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) on strategies outlined in 2017 for India.

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‘Positioning RCI India As Lifestyle Investment In Future Vacations’

We spoke to the newly appointed Managing Director of RCI India--one of the largest timeshare vacation exchange groups in the world--Sabina Chopra on how she plans to lead the strategic priorities for India market.

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Mayor of Taipei Ko Wen-je in India to promote Taipei City

To help open the Indian market, Taipei City Government has entered into a strategic cooperation initiative with China Airlines, the only Taiwan operator offering direct flights to New Delhi.

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