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Christine Nayagam

Christine Nayagam is a Franco-Indian writer and the author of several books on South Asia. She specialises on Business, Economy, Political, Geopolitical and Social issues. An avid traveller she also writes about Tourism and Art & Culture.

Video report of SATTE 2020

Video report of SATTE 2020

January 10, 2020

With three days of tourism exhibitions, B2B meetings, business deals and a plethora of new destinations on platter to be explored, the 27th edition of SATTE, one of the leading travel shows of South Asia saw more than a thousand exhibitors and around 30,000 visitors from 50 countries and 28 Indian states networking for the […]

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India in 2019

India in 2019

December 31, 2019

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Capturing The Spirit Of The Masai Mara
Magical Kenya Tourism Expo (MKTE)
Interview with Seema Roy, area managing director for South Asia, Middle East & Africa at Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Interview with Seema Roy, area managing director for South Asia, Middle East & Africa at Preferred Hotels & Resorts

November 13, 2019

Preferred Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest independent hotel brand, representing more than 750 hotels in 85 countries. In an exclusive interview with India Outbound, Seema Roy, area managing director for South Asia, Middle East & Africa at Preferred Hotels & Resorts, recounts her experience in the hospitality segment and highlights the importance of a niche marketing strategy in the region.

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Interview with Pierre-Yves Hoorens, business manager India, Hauts de France Tourism Board

Interview with Pierre-Yves Hoorens, business manager India, Hauts de France Tourism Board

November 13, 2019

Hauts de France is aggressively targeting India, with its rich cultural offer, beautiful castles and vibrant cities that are home to numerous Indian students. Pierre-Yves Hoorens, business manager (India), an indophile like some of his compatriots, explains his strategy and vision.

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Nourishing Your Life-Cycle With
Highlights of Magical Kenya Tourism Expo 2019

Highlights of Magical Kenya Tourism Expo 2019

October 11, 2019

In 2018, tourism arrivals to Kenya soared to 2,025,206, a growth of 37.33 pc as compared to the preceding year. Nearly 125,000 Indians visited Kenya in 2018, making India the fifth source market after the USA (225,157 travellers), Tanzania, Uganda and the UK.

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Kenya to focus on India for MICE and film tourism

Kenya to focus on India for MICE and film tourism

October 4, 2019

Magical Kenya Tourism Expo (MKTE), the largest travel exhibition held in East Africa, attracted over 200 African exhibitors and 150 hosted buyers from different parts of the world for the three-day Expo.

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Interview with Meenakshi Malik, Executive Director of Sales & Marketing | Air India

Interview with Meenakshi Malik, Executive Director of Sales & Marketing | Air India

September 26, 2019

Air India is on an expansion mode adding more flights on both domestic as well as international routes. As part of its international network expansion, the national carrier, has launched a direct flight from New Delhi to Seoul, the quickest route from India to South Korea. On the occasion of the launch, Meenakshi Malik, the […]

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Interview with Seema Roy, Area Managing Director, Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Interview with Seema Roy, Area Managing Director, Preferred Hotels & Resorts

September 25, 2019

Preferred Hotels & Resorts comprises 775 independent hotels, resorts, residences, and hotel groups across 85 countries. Headquartered in California, the company has scaled success globally over a period of 51 years. With its presence in India for about 17 years, Preferred Hotels & Resorts has over 40+ distinctive member hotels. In an exclusive interview with […]

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“Expecting more Indian tourists for revival”

“Expecting more Indian tourists for revival”

September 19, 2019

Months after the terror attacks, Sri Lanka Tourism has begun an aggressive promotion in the Indian market, its first source market, with a reassuring message on safety and bringing an attractive range of new packages for all types of travellers. India Outbound caught up with John Amaratunga, minister of Tourism of Sri Lanka during a roadshow in Chennai recently.

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