Key happenings in the world of tourism


AUGMENTING INITIATIVES Commercial Office of Peru in India recently organised a B2B seminar titled, “Peru: Empire of Hidden Treasures”, in Bengaluru


SEEKING SUPPORT Dr Azad Moopen, chairman, Greater Malabar Initiative (left) submitting a memorandum to Union Civil Aviation Minister P Ashok Gajapathi Raju, seeking his intervention for securing DGCA’s speedy approval for landing of wide-bodied jets at the Calicut airport


UNLEASHING THE POTENTIAL The ninth edition of Conventions India Conclave by India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB) was recently held at The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel Delhi


50 GOLDEN YEARS India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) recently celebrated its 50th anniversary at The Ashok, New Delhi


PRODUCTIVE DISCUSSIONS Ahead of the recent Make In Odisha Conclave the Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik organised “Ambassador Meet” at New Delhi


MULTI-CITY FOCUS Oman Tourism, in association with Oman Air, conducted roadshows in Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Pune


RIDE AGAINST CORRUPTION Air India, as part of its Vigilance Awareness Week, organised a cyclathon – Ride Against Corruption – in Mumbai, in association with SpinLife India


CATERING TO TRAVELLERS Ravi Menon, head, foreign exchange, Cox & Kings, inaugurating the company’s first dedicated foreign exchange branch at Panjim, Goa


BUILDING SYNERGIES Consul General of Switzerland, Martin J Bienz (left) interacting with travel partners at the recent dinner event organised by Rhätische Bahn, for the travel fraternity in Mumbai


MICE EXCLUSIVE Visit Florida, along with five partners, hosted over 50 travel trade members for an exclusive MICE event at St Regis Mumbai


DESTINATION TURKEY The Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, in collaboration with the Association of Turkish Travel Agents and Turkish Hoteliers Federation, conducted ‘Destination Turkey Workshop’ in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Lucknow, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Chennai


REWARDING PERFORMANCE SriLankan Airlines recently oragnised SriLankan Airlines Agents & Cargo Awards at St Regis Mumbai