In this episode we focus on:

  • India Travel Awards East recognises the best at a glittering award ceremony
  • Japan to introduce multiple-entry visas for Indians
  • Air India launches direct flights from Delhi to Pantnagar in Uttarakhand from Oct 14
  • UK and Ireland sign an MoU for a single travel permit for Indians
  • MOT’s third International Tourism Mart was held in Shillong from Oct 13-15
  • India is Scandinavia’s second most important source market from Asia
  • Luxury Hotels see India as a booming market
  • Developing remote and regional connectivity in India becomes the central theme at ASSOCHAM’s Aviation Conference
  • Mauritius marks its presence in Tier II cities of India
  • Is Prime Minister Modi planning to make NRIs the new brand ambassadors for tourism?

We interviewed:

  • Bratya Basu, Tourism Minister, West Bengal
  • Naresh Chandnani, Regional Director- Asia, Luxury Hotels Group
  • Bernadette Koltai, VicePresident, Luxury Hotels Group
  • Vivek Anand, Country Manager-India, Mauritius
  • Ditte Furstrand Nytofte, Travel Trade & Media Manager, Wonderful Copenhagen
  • Bengt Hammer, Sales & Marketing Manager, Flåm The Fjord Norway Resort
  • Flemming Bruhn, Director, VisitDenmark
  • Mohit Batra, India Representative, Wonderful Copenhagen
  • Kapil Kumria, Chairman & Managing Director, Corporate Alliance Group