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On World Ozone Day 2020, relearning forgotten lessons from past global success for COVID19

On World Ozone Day 2020, relearning forgotten lessons from past global success for COVID19

September 15, 2020

It was the decade of 1970s. A dozen men had already landed on the moon. There was an exhilarating mood all around, mainly in the developed countries. ‘‘Sky is not the limit,’’ scientists and technocrats would often boast. The doors of the universe could be commanded from ...

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TTF Kolkata observes another full house edition

TTF Kolkata observes another full house edition

July 18, 2019

Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF), India’s oldest and one of the largest travel trade show network celebrated its 30th edition of TTF Kolkata this year from July 12-14 with 450+ exhibitors and a record turnout of 10,000 visitors.

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Short-Haul International Trips

Short-Haul International Trips

July 20, 2018

Owing to economic air travel options, direct flights, favourable visa policies and more, Indians are now taking short international trips instead of travelling domestically. “Every year we wait for summers to go on a family holiday. Last year we travelled to Leh (Jammu &...

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TTF Kolkata celebrates 30 years of travel fairs in India

TTF Kolkata celebrates 30 years of travel fairs in India

July 9, 2018

Travel & Tourism Fair (TTF), the oldest and one of the biggest travel trade shows in India which originated in Kolkata in 1989, celebrated its 30thedition in the city in 2018. More than 430 exhibitors from 28 Indian states and 13 countries participated on the fully packed show fl...

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India’s Stance on Refugees

India’s Stance on Refugees

May 31, 2018

India hosts the largest population of refugees in all of South Asia. At the end of 2016, there were 207,070 persons of concern in India, out of whom 197,851 were refugees and 9,219 were asylum seekers. As per the Global Trends report on Forced Displacement in 2016, published by t...

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Bhutan launches new official destination website

Bhutan launches new official destination website

October 31, 2017

The Tourism Council of Bhutan launched its new official destination website in the wake of a growing importance of digital presence in tourism.

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Dynamic Initiatives for Revenue Generation

Dynamic Initiatives for Revenue Generation

October 31, 2017

Various initiatives are being undertaken on all fronts to holistically increase the non-aeronautical revenue generation capacity of Indian airports in a bid to have a sustainable revenue stream. Traditionally, airport operators derive their income from two components: aeronautica...

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The Kolkata Airport Cargo Story

The Kolkata Airport Cargo Story

October 31, 2017

A look at the inception and growth of the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata and how Airports Authority of India (AAI) has managed to effectively implement initiatives making this airport a success story. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (...

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Liberalising aviation services by 2020?

Liberalising aviation services by 2020?

July 20, 2017

The Indian government might contemplate open sky agreements for countries, which fall within a radius of 5,000 kilometres, by 2020.

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A safari in the Buxa Tiger Reserve

A safari in the Buxa Tiger Reserve

June 29, 2017

The sun often fails to penetrate the dense forests to reach the lands of the Buxa Tiger Reserve as you anticipate wilderness in the core area benched on a typical safari gypsy.

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SATTE 2017 to showcase renowned travel and tourism brands

SATTE 2017 to showcase renowned travel and tourism brands

February 8, 2017

UBM India is all set to host the 24th edition of SATTE, one of South Asia's leading travel trade shows, in New Delhi. The expo is attended by more than 870 exhibitors and participants from over 40 countries and 28 Indian states, with several significant exhibitors making their ma...

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Can India win over China at BRICS Summit in Goa?

Can India win over China at BRICS Summit in Goa?

October 13, 2016

The two-day BRICS Summit, beginning this weekend, is likely to be clouded by Sino-Indian dialogue on how to contain Pakistan-sponsored terrorism.

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