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Gujarat CM to attend IATO Convention, G Kishan Reddy and Sripad Yesso Naik confirm for valedictory session.

Rajiv Mehra, President, IATO, has revealed that the CM of Gujarat, Bhupendra Rajnikant Patel has confirmed to attend the 36th IATO Convention. “Sripad Yesso Naik, MoS, Tourism has also confirmed his presence for the valedictory session, scheduled on 18th December. We will also have Arvind Singh, Secretary, Tourism, for our session on revival of business along with Dr. V Venu, Additional Chief Secretary, Kerala Tourism.”

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Sambit Patra is the new Chairman of ITDC, G Kamala Vardhan Rao continues as MD

Sambit Patra, spokesperson for BJP, has been appointed as the chairman of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. The official order states that ACC has approved the Tourism Ministry’s proposal to split the post of chairman and managing director of India Tourism Development Corporation into chairman, ITDC, and managing director (MD), ITDC. Hence G Kamala Vardhan Rao will continue as the Managing Director of ITDC.

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Quarantines and travel bans aren’t a long-term solution for COVID variant control: IATA

IATA issued a statement that, “Governments are reacting in an emergency mode to the risks posed by the new coronavirus variant, causing panic among travellers. We must move as quickly as possible to a coordinated data-driven approach to find safe alternatives to border closures and quarantine, based on the lessons learned over the last two years. Travel bans aren’t a long-term solution for COVID variant control.”

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Kochi to host 11th edition of Kerala Travel Mart, in March 2022

KTM will be holding its eleventh edition in Kochi in March 2022, giving an impetus to the efforts to revive the pandemic-hit tourism sector by attracting visitors from across the world. The event will have caravan tourism and adventure tourism as the main themes, along with responsible tourism. KTM 2022 will give greater prominence to domestic buyers. The meet anticipates the participation of no less than 1,500 buyers.

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Conrad Maldives to relaunch Rangali Island with all-water adult villas in December

Carla Puverel, GM, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has revealed that Rangali Island and main restaurant Atoll Market, will be relaunched in December end. “It is all-water villa Adult Island that will be very popular with the Indian market for honeymoons and extended weekend getaways. The opening of ‘Teens club’ will also be a great addition to our family island,” she said.

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Huge potential for border and wildlife tourism in NE: Ajay Bhatt, MoS Tourism

Nagaland Ajay Bhatt, MoS, Tourism, along with Neiphiu Rio, Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio, inaugurated the three day long 9th International Tourism Mart for the North East region at Kohima. Bhatt said that the ITM is focused on domestic tourism and there is a huge potential of Border and wildlife tourism. About 75 sellers from the NE and about 50 buyers from the country are participating in the mart. “Many parts of this region are still untouched from the point of view of tourists. There is a huge potential of border tourism and wildlife tourism,” he added. The event is focussed towards highlighting the tourism potential of the region in the domestic and international markets. Coffee table book on Nagaland was also launched on this occasion.

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Eight out of 10 travellers will choose sustainable travel: WTTC

As per the WTTC report, 68 million travellers prefer to book a “Greener Choice” marked flight that is a lower-carbon flight option. In the long run ‘the country side’ destinations, will be the popular choice. The pause in travel has intensified people’s zeal to travel sustainably, with over eight out of 10 (83%) global travellers desiring sustainable travel in the future.

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FHRAI REQUESTS FM’S URGENT INTERVENTION for LOAN GUARANTEE SCHEME

FHRAI has submitted a representation to the FM, Nirmala Sitharaman. In spite of the fact that the scheme was announced for both the health and tourist sectors, the hotel industry has been waiting for the government to inform it for almost five months. The FHRAI has expressed its displeasure with the government’s lack of concern for the hospitality industry.

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DCT Abu Dhabi to conduct Reunite #INABUDHABI- Luxury webinar today at 11:30am IST

Department of Culture & Tourism (DCT) Abu Dhabi is organising Reunite #INABUDHABI- Luxury webinar today at 11:30am IST. Particpants will get a chance to learn more about upscale experiences, luxurious stay options, world-class dining and entertainment options. To join the webinar, write to jaspreet.kaur@ddppl.com or call +91 9650196532.

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70% travellers in U.S., Spain, UK, Canada & Japan to spend more on travel in 2022 than in the last five years: WTTC

As more destinations ease restrictions and vaccination rates continue to improve, WTTC’s latest predictions show strong growth in foreign spending for 2022 and beyond, with overseas spending projected to surpass domestic spending. The report focuses on consumer booking trends, considerations, and profiles. It also includes examples of markets whose endurance has served as a platform for the Travel & Tourism sector’s revival.

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