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Indian Arrivals in Phillipines Up by 28 Percent

Data released by the Department of Tourism (DOT), Philippines, shows more than 19,000 Indians visited the Philippines in the first two months of 2017. India has now jumped to the 11th rank among the top source markets for the island nation.

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Save The Earth With ‘Green Coin’

Takahiro Sueyoshi is the General Manager of The Capitol Hotel Tokyu in Tokyo and he tells us how unique and authentic Japanese experience combined with personalised hospitality is attracting Indian guests. To top it all is their Green Coin Program that preserves natural environment.

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Quality check is our top most priority: Vikas Bhola

Booking.com is offering unique places to stay and connect every traveller with travel experiences which perfectly match their personality, desires and ambitions. We speak to Vikas Bhola, Head for the Indian Sub-Continent (India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal), Booking.com on how ensuring quality control and technology innovation is important to overcome challenges and augment growth.

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Oman’s Luxury Hotel Market to Witness Significant Boost

With history dating back to antiquity, Muscat spells opulence. Popular luxury chains like W Hotel, Kempinski, Jumeirah have planned their entry in Muscat by end 2017, while 2016 witnessed launch of Grand Millennium and re-launch of Sheraton after renovation.

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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

Israel has witnessed a positive growth of 49 per cent in Indian arrivals from January to March 2017 vis-à-vis the same period in 2015. Targeting the Indian holiday planners through the specially designed advertising campaign for India, ‘Begin your journey to Israel now’ Hassan Madah, Director, Israel Ministry of Tourism India & Philippines believes to yield even better results by the year end.

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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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