Key happenings in the world of tourism

Key happenings in the world of tourism


GOLDEN JUBILEE The 50th annual convention of FHRAI was held at the Mayfair Lagoon in Bhubaneswar


MARKETING MANDATE Percept Sports & Entertainment, which bagged the marketing and promotions mandate for Maharashtra Tourism, took the mandate forward by conceptualising and executing a three day roadshow in Japan


TAKING OFF L-R: Paraag Jaiin Nainuttia, MD, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) and Satish Soni, joint MD, MTDC at the launch of Heli Tourism in Mumbai


CULTURAL EXTRAVAGANZA Kerala Tourism recently organised a series of traditional music, dance and martial arts performances at Trafalgar Square, London


TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY MTDC in association with The International Institute for Peace through Tourism awarded Neelu Singh (left), director and CEO, for her contribution in promoting technology in tourism during an event held at JW Marriott, Mumbai


PROMOTIONAL PLATFORM Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority recently organised a tour operators’ familiarisation trip from Delhi and Mumbai


AUGMENTING GROWTH The Commercial Office of Peru in India recently organised a seminar in Mumbai to augment its promotional initiatives by imparting destination knowledge and increasing destination visibility


UNIQUE EXHIBITION Macau Government Tourist Office and LEGO HK has collaborated to create a Macau x LEGO Exhibition, which will be showcased at the Ritz Building in Senado Square and Macau Science Centre


STRENGTHENING NETWORK recently organised a B2B roadshow in association with Seychelles Tourism at Hilton Mumbai International Airport


INCREASE APEEAL Global travel distributor, GTA, recently launched a campaign to help maintain Thailand’s popularity as a tourist destination in partnership with the Tourism Authority of Thailand at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok


GRAND CELEBRATIONS A sand sculpture was made by Indian sand sculptor Sudarsan Pattnaik from Orissa in Victoria, the capital of Seychelles, during the opening of the Seychelles-India Day Celebrations 2015


GRAND CELEBRATIONS Indian composer, singer, songwriter, music producer, musician and philanthropist Allah Rakha Rahman was named as the cultural ambassador for Seychelles in India during his recent visit to Seychelles to take part in the Seychelles-India Day Celebrations 2015


CELEBRITY QUOTIENT Indian actor, Kabir Bedi was recently in Trinidad & Tobago to attend the world premiere of his latest film Bazodee, which took place at MovieTowne, Port of Spain during the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival


PAINTING THE TOWN Dragonair hosted its annual Paintball Championship for the travel trade in Bengaluru


INVESTMENT AVENUES The Ambassador of Ecuador to India, HE Mentor Villagomez met Rita Teotia, commerce secretary, Government of India in New Delhi to discuss measures to enhance bilateral ties


GLOBAL RECOGNITION SriLankan Airlines was awarded the Superior Achievement in Passenger Experience – Asia Pacific Region at the APEX Awards 2015 held in Oregon, USA


AMAZING THAILAND Soraya Homchuen, director, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mumbai addressed wedding planners at the Thailand edition of the Wedding Sutra Masterclass held in Mumbai


AMAZING THAILAND Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mumbai recently tied up with Thailand’s exclusive standalone and chain hotels for the Amazing Thailand Luxurious Pleasure Roadshow held in Mumbai


AFFORDABLE TRAVEL Singapore Airlines recently showcased its newly launched Premium Economy seats at Palladium, Mumbai and at DLF Promenade, Delhi


EXEMPLARY PERFORMANCE Eco Rent a Car achieved the first position at the National Tourism Award, for its outstanding performance as a Tourist Transport Operator in Category I (Rs 1.50 crore and above) at a function organised at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi


AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE L-R: Aditya Ghosh, president, IndiGo was conferred with the CAPA Global Low Cost Carrier of the Year award at the 2015 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence by Peter Harbison, executive chairman CAPA – Centre for Aviation, during a gala dinner hosted by Travelport in Helsinki


WARM WELCOME Narendra Modi (left), prime minister of India was received by the health minister of Ireland, Leo Varadkar (right), upon his arrival at Dublin airport, Ireland


LEADERSHIP SUMMIT L-R: Bruno Matheu, COO equity partners, Etihad Airways; Roy Kinnear, CEO, Air Seychelles; Stefan Pichler, CEO, airberlin; James Hogan, president and CEO, Etihad Airways; Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, chairman, Alitalia; Maurizio Merlo, CEO, Etihad Regional; Cramer Ball, CEO, Jet Airways; and Dane Kondic, CEO, Air Serbia gathered in Rome to attend a leadership summit


WOMEN EMPOWERMENT To commemorate the fourth International Day of the Girl Child, members of the Harley Owners Group across the country rode with their daughters to participate in a Father-Daughter Ride, held in partnership with The Bindi Project, a non-profit organisation

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