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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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India Ranks Third for Overseas Travellers to Georgia

Explore a destination like a local feels Tracy Vaughan, Director, Business Development and International Accounts, Georgia Department of Economic Development, as more travellers explore beyond the gateway and discover the diversity of the state.

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Abu Dhabi Tourism Week 2017 in Delhi

The event will have contests with give-aways like stay-cation packages, Ferrari rides and several other prizes. Food stalls offering traditional delicacies, musical performances by different artists, kids’ area, live paintings and a selfie booth with the UAE skyline, will be some of the highlights at the event. The event will promote the emirate’s tourism and cultural heritage proposition.

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Demonetisation saw Growth in Online Direct Bookings

Anette Kaiser-Rott, Director of Europe & India Marketing, Visit California, promotes California as a destination across all aspects in the ecosystem and its broad range of experiences – from entertainment and culture to outdoor and adventure, luxury, culinary and family-fun.

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GHIAL, MAHB and MTPB Sign Memorandum of Agreement

This tri-partite MoA involves collaborative market research, strategy development, promotional campaigns and marketing efforts. These efforts are expected to enhance the visibility of ‘Destination Malaysia’ in Hyderabad and the catchment area of RGIA.

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Airlift has been a Challenge for Indians

Lake Tahoe is known to US-based Indians for high concentration of tech jobs. Tony Lyle, Vice President, Tourism Development, Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority tells us why there is a pressing need to focus on development investment in the Asian market.

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Indian Travel Tourism Industry to Grow by 2.5%: Study

The travel and tourism industry has supported in 2016 over 25, 400,000 jobs i.e., 5.8 percent of the total employment and has tremendous potential to rise by 2.5 percent provided the budgetary allocation was enhanced from the current 0.9% of the total allocation to atleast 0.15% in 2018-19.

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Carlson Wagonlit Travel Announces Multi-Year Distribution Agreement with British Airways and Iberia

The agreement, effective 1 November 2017, applies to CWT business travel and leisure clients. CWT continues to work with all key parties to provide further surcharge-free BA and IB content for its customers.

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Major Changes in the Promotion of Adventure Tourism by 2018

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) report, India's travel and tourism sector ranks 7th in the world in terms of its total contribution to the country's GDP. BW Hotelier caught up with Swadesh Kumar, Founder of Shikhar Group of Companies to share his insight on the challenges, trends and employment generation in Travel and Tourism sector.

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Vistara and Avis India Join Hands to Provide Premium Car Rental Services

Vistara customers will now enjoy the comfort and safety of a world-classcar rentalservice across 20 Indian cities with Avis. Through this association,customers booked on any Vistara flight can choose to make their airport transfer, chauffeur-drive or self-drive car reservations at the time of booking a Vistara ticket or later, using the ‘Enhance My Booking’ option.

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