World tourism barometer

World international tourism continues to grow above average in the first four months of 2016

A billion opportunities

While many Indians are travelling overseas, the real opportunity lies in our own backyard with domestic tourism poised to grow exponentially. This was the theme of the seventh ADTOI annual convention

How Big Data Analytics is redefining the travel industry

Gunendra Patil explains the potential of Big Data Analytics in transforming the travel sector in India

Amazing moments at ExploreGB

From latest attractions and events to the launch of a new campaign, several significant announcements were made at this year's ExploreGB event held at Liverpool, which brought forth up to 320 hosted i

Budget is the buzzword

The recently released Google Travel Trends Report by Google India revealed that in domestic hotel industry, branded budget hotel chains are driving the growth of hotel bookings online

Outbound in Bali

The recently held second Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) mega convention in Bali, was witness to major milestones including signing of an MoU with the Turkish Indian Tourism Counc

Harnessing a destination’s potential

From showcasing a virgin destination, Hanuwantiya, to displaying the tourism potential of Madhya Pradesh to addressing key issues pertaining to the growth of the adventure tourism segment in India, AT

Wings to central India

Global Panorama Showcase expands its reach pan India with a strong focus on bringing Tier II and Tier III cities to the forefront By Mohit Rathod

Meandering on the Mekong

As a visitor cruises along the Mekong River in Vietnam, he gets a rare opportunity to reach out and touch the lives of the local community for whom the river is a living lifeline By Steena Joy

A floating Star

The flagship cruise liner of the Star Cruises' fleet in Asia, the SuperStar Virgo boasts of a wide range of entertainment options, luxury duty free shopping and multiple restaurants serving cuisines f

How can David still win?

You ask anyone, from consumers to travel professionals, about the travel industry status and they will say that the online travel agents (OTAs) will not allow the traditional travel agents to survive

Exploring an indigenous heritage

The indigenous culture, cuisine and traditions of the eight states of North East India are unique tourism offerings of the region to the new age traveller who wants to understand and experience the et

Hindustan Ka Dil: A sea of opportunities

The recently concluded second edition of Madhya Pradesh Travel Mart in Bhopal highlighted the various avenues that can enhance the tourism potential of this heart of 'Incredible India' By Rituparna Ch

A milestone year for Tourism Australia

The 13th edition of Tourism Australia’s biggest trade engagement initiative, India Travel Mission (ITM) 2015 which was held in Bengaluru this year drew over 62 Australian sellers offering varied Aus

Tourism as an engine for growth

Focusing on changing the dynamics of the Indian economy, the 31st IATO Annual Convention witnessed a melange of key decision makers and bureaucrats brainstorming on how tourism can drive economic grow

Meeting at MILT

Focusing on the corporate and film tourism segments, the third annual MILT Congress unearthed some of the challenges and success stories of key decision makers. By Akshay Kumar

Nurturing the Nijhawan dream

When B L Nijhawan started out on his own without any support decades ago in 1974, he probably did not envision that his company would have plans to reach the US$ 750 million turnover mark by 2016. Und

India outbound: Forecast 2018

iGATE Research report entitled 'India Outbound Tourism Market and Forecast to 2018' provides an in-depth analysis and clear picture of the booming India outbound tourism industry

GREAT learning platform

England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, were present in full force to showcase their world to the APMEA (Asia Pacific and Middle East) world at Destination Britain APMEA 2015 event. From countryside to

Digital Dubai

The Arabian Travel Market, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre recently brought to the fore how the experience of Dubai is being revolutionsed through proactive social media initiatives and the many

Meetings and More at MAMA 2015

From the Harry Potter magic to the Ramblers meanders, from the Agatha Christie festival to the Bond Street fashion insight and Scotland’s Bollywood touch, MAMA 2015 organised by ETOA brought to ligh

‘Our MOU with ETOA was intended to explore new products in that area’

Guldeep Singh Sahni, president, OTOAI elucidates why it was worth entering into an MoU with ETOA for MAMA 2015

‘India has broken the all-time record for most number of visitors to the UK in 2013’

Punam Singh, executive director, OTOAI (Outbound Tour Operators Association of India) shares her views on MAMA 2015 and the partnership between ETOA and OTOAI

‘Travel advisories handled wrongly can be very damaging’

India’s growth story in tourism is positive but issues such as employment creation and taxation need to be addressed so that the growth is not restricted, says David Scowsill, president and CEO, Wor

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