24 Sep, 2023

Rajasthan Tourism earmarks INR 70 cr for new tourist sites, ET TravelWorld News, ET TravelWorld

Representative Image Rajasthan is now looking to develop new tourism sites to keep the interests of the visitors piqued. In order to redefine the state’s tourism landscape, Rajasthan Tourism Department has initiated identification and development of new tourist destinations in every district of the state. The initiative will include restoration and conservation efforts for two […]

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Destination DC announces new advertising campaign, reveals strong visitation numbers, ET TravelWorld

Destination DC (DDC), the official destination marketing organisation for Washington, DC, has announced a fresh advertising campaign, titled There’s Only One Washington, DC’. The new campaign, to be launched on November 1, has been designed with the international markets in mind, including India and aligns with DDC’s current efforts to market the city for meetings […]

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IndiGo expands Pune, Bengaluru connectivity ahead of festive season, ET TravelWorld

Image used for representation only IndiGo is expanding its flight offerings in response to the growing demand for travel during the upcoming festive season. Starting from September 5, 2023, the airline has introduced additional flights on the Chennai-Pune route. Furthermore, flights between Pune and Rajkot began operation on September 6, 2023, with additional flights scheduled […]

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Mumbai to bid adieu to iconic red double-decker buses on September 15, ET TravelWorld

Mumbai‘s iconic red double-decker buses, which have been an integral part of the city’s public transport system for more than eight decades, will go off the streets this week, an official from the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) Undertaking said on Tuesday. The open-deck double-decker buses, which have served as sightseeing buses for tourists […]

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Mastercard bring its Priceless program to India, to offer 40+ unique travel experiences, ET TravelWorld

Mastercard, in collaboration with Invest India and with support from the Ministry of Tourism, has introduced an enhanced version of its global priceless program in India, which offers personalised travel and hospitality experiences in more than 40 countries around the world. With the relaunch of priceless.com in India, Mastercard will provide exclusive access to culturally […]

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Aviation industry’s net loss to decrease substantially, earnings recovery remains modest, ET TravelWorld

The Indian aviation industry is experiencing impressive growth, as revealed by the latest statistics on monthly domestic passenger traffic data for August 2023, released by leading ratings agency ICRA. The current trend also suggests that the net loss is expected to decrease substantially to INR 30-50 billion in FY2024, supported by healthy passenger traffic growth […]

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UNESCO removes Uganda tombs from endangered heritage list, ET TravelWorld News, ET TravelWorld

Image used for representation only UN cultural agency UNESCO announced Tuesday it was removing the fire-damaged tombs of royal leaders in Uganda from its endangered heritage list, voicing satisfaction with restoration efforts. The decision on the Tombs of Buganda Kings was passed by the World Heritage Committee at a meeting in the Saudi capital Riyadh […]

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MP to host festivals around weaves & wildlife, push homestays to attract tourists, ET TravelWorld

Sheo Shekhar Shukla To enhance its tourist offerings and attract more visitors, Madhya Pradesh Tourism is now actively promoting several new products and segments. The state has planned two upcoming festivals, the Chanderi Festival and the Kuno Festival 2023 within the next two months. To be held from October 5, the Chanderi Festival is designed […]

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OTOAI chooses Kenya for its 5th Convention with November dates, ET TravelWorld

Nairobi National Park, Kenya. The Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) has exciting news for travel enthusiasts and professionals alike. They have officially announced their 5th Convention, set to take place from November 24 to 27, 2023, in Nairobi, Kenya. This Convention marks a significant return after a four-year hiatus since their last gathering […]

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