Hike In E-Tourist Visa Unlikely To Be Reviewed Soon

Notwithstanding the concerns raised by the Tourism Ministry on the recent hike in e-tourist visafee, it is unlikely to be reviewed soon as it has been fixed on the basis of reciprocity with other countries, officials said Monday (10/09/2018). Union Tourism Minister K J Alphons has written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh requesting him to review the fee hike for the e-tourist visa. The issue was discussed at a […]

Thailand MICE Tourism Market:USD 4 Billion Opportunity

The MICE industry is one of the key sectors that Thailand intends to develop in order to stimulate quality visitors both within the country and abroad. Thailand is one of the most important and popular MICE destination worldwide. Thailand is famous MICE destination due to its solid basic infrastructure, strategic location, developed transportation systems, international […]

Travel suppliers eye India’s outbound tourism market

Source: http://thehitavada.com/Encyc/2018/6/3/Travel-suppliers-eye-India-s-outbound-tourism-market.aspx TRAVEL and tourism businesses around the world are looking to capitalise on India’s double-digit annual growth in the outbound MICE and luxury travel segment, with the value of India’s business travel market expected to reach USD 93 billion by 2030, organisers of an industry event have said. India has recently moved up two places […]

India $45 Billion Outbound Tourism Market

India outbound tourism market is expected to exceed US$ 45 Billion by 2025. “India Outbound Tourism Market Analysis 2012 – 2017 and Forecast 2018 – 2025” offers the most up-to-date industry data on the actual market situation and future outlook for India outbound tourism market. The report uses data and analysis to discuss potential lucrative […]

Travel & Tourism Taiwan Industry Guide 2018-2024

Taiwan will attract more than 12 Million international travelers and generated US$ 16 Billion revenues by 2024. The report “Taiwan International Travelers Visitation, Spending Analysis 2012 – 2017 and Future Forecast 2018 – 2024” offers the most up-to-date industry data on the actual market situation and future outlook for Taiwan inbound tourism market. The report uses data […]

ALIBABA PARTNERS WITH THAILAND ON DIGITAL TRADE, SMART TOURISM

Source: http://www.alizila.com/ Alibaba Group on Thursday signed an agreement with the government of Thailand to build a smart digital trading hub in the country, while also working to develop its capabilities in e-commerce, digital logistics, tourism and training. In the wide-ranging agreement, Alibaba said it would work with Thailand on everything from boosting efficiencies in trade to educating […]

Meetings, Conventions, Incentives in Hawaii: Latest Meetings, Conventions, Incentives Industry Trends to Drive Popularity of Hawaii

Hawaii Meetings, Conventions, Incentives (MCI) Tourism Market is likely to reach nearly USD 1.3 Billion by the year end of 2022. Market growth can be attributed to factors such as Ideal Meetings Location, Unbeatable Event Spaces, Safety, Productive Atmosphere, Accommodations, International Accessibility, Enrichment Opportunities and Natural Wonders. Browse full table of contents and data tables […]

India Outbound Tourism Market: Outbound Tourists, Purpose of Visit (Holiday, VFR (Visit Friends & Relatives), Business, Others) Tourists Spending and Forecast

India outbound tourism market is expected to exceed US$ 45 Billion by 2025.   “India Outbound Tourism Market Analysis 2012 – 2017 and Forecast 2018 – 2025” offers the most up-to-date industry data on the actual market situation and future outlook for India outbound tourism market. The report uses data and analysis to discuss potential lucrative […]

India pitching Buddhist tourism to woo more Japanese

Source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/ India is heavily promoting Buddhist tourism in a bid to attract more tourists from countries with sizable Buddhist populations, including Japan, as part of a strategy to boost foreign tourist arrivals. India is not only organizing an international Buddhist conclave every other year, but is also aggressively developing what it calls the Buddhist Circuit, […]

Asia’s largest cruise liner to be based in Singapore for 6 months from 2019

Source : http://www.straitstimes.com/ Asia’s largest cruise vessel, Quantum of the Seas, will call Singapore home for six months next year to tap the growing cruise market. It will be Royal Caribbean International’s longest deployment to Singapore for a quantum class liner. To be based from November next year until April 2020, the liner will undertake 34 […]