Tag Archives: Outbound tourism

Malaysia aims 35.6 mn foreign tourist arrivals & RM147.1 bn spending during Visit Malaysia Year 2026: Manoharan Periasamy

“Malaysia will host Visit Malaysia Year in 2026 with a target of 35.6 million foreign tourist and RM147.1 billion in expenditures,” revealed Manoharan Periasamy, Director General, Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board, during the announcement of the expansion of strategic destination marketing collaboration between Travelport and Tourism Malaysia.

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Spain CG fields TAFI member queries, says it increased visa processing capacity by 30% in 2023

Addressing TAFI members in Mumbai, Fernando Heredia Noguer, Consul General of Spain in Mumbai, said, “We have increased our visa processing capacity by 30 per cent in 2023 compared to 2022 and increased 40 per cent compared to the average of the four years before the pandemic! In 2023, we managed to issue almost 52K visas versus 40,000 visa applications in 2022.”

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MakeMyTrip expands operations to 150 countries, all set to adhere to multiple international compliances

MakeMyTrip expands its operations to over 150 countries including major travel markets like the UK, Germany, Japan, Italy, and France. The travel platform is all set to adhere to multiple international compliances, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

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3X more direct flights on India-Australia route as compared to pre-COVID times: Nishant Kashikar

Recently, Nishant Kashikar, Country Manager – India & Gulf, Tourism Australia, shared, “We have 3 times more direct aviation capacity on India-Australia route as compared to pre-COVID. So, from 8 flights per week from 2019 we have almost 28 flights per week between India and Australia with Qantas, Air India and Singapore Airlines.”

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Join an engaging webinar on Interlaken, Chaplin’s World & Geneva, today at 3pm

Switzerland Tourism invites the Indian outbound travel trade to attend an exclusive webinar on the hub of adventure – Interlaken, Chaplin’s World – a journey into the life and work of Charlie Chaplin, and Geneva – the home of watchmaking, today at 3pm. Attend all webinars for a chance to win a trip to Switzerland in 2025! For more information, write to jaspreet.kaur@ddppl.com or 9650196532.

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International outbound meetings & incentives to Europe likely to reach US$7.17 billion by 2032: Future Market Insights

As per Future Market Insights, the market for international outbound meetings and incentives from India to Europe is predicted to surpass US$7.17 billion by 2032, leading to a compound annual growth rate of 5 per cent between 2022 and 2032. FMI has recently forecasted that India’s outbound tourism market will reach US$18817.72 million in 2024.

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Rail Europe invites outbound trade partners to attend a webinar about train travel in Europe today at 3pm

Rail Europe invites the Indian outbound travel trade to attend an exclusive webinar on train travel in Europe on today at 3pm. It has successfully trained more than 5,000 agents last year together with its NTO partners and GSAs. Participate in the quiz and win exciting prizes! For more information, write to jaspreet.kaur@ddppl.com or 9650196532.

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Join an engaging webinar on vibrant city of Zurich, a melting pot of culture, today at 3pm

Switzerland Tourism invites the Indian outbound travel trade to attend an exclusive webinar on Zurich, today at 3 pm. The city offers access to numerous activities tourism experiences. Attend all webinars for a chance to win a trip to Switzerland in 2025! For more information, write to jaspreet.kaur@ddppl.com or 9650196532.

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