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Thailand Introduces Largest Inter-Agency Collaboration to Raise MICE SAFETY STANDARD


13 April 2021: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and 22 organisations signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly upgrade disease control and hygiene measures for MICE industry in 10 MICE cities nationwide. Spearheaded by TCEB and Department of Health under the Ministry of Public Health, the effort aims to boost confidence for MICE throughout…


Qatar National Tourism Council Launches Personalised Travel Companion App


12 April 2021: Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) has launched of its ’Visit Qatar’ mobile app. As part of a wider digital transformation strategy, the first-of-its-kind app uses innovative, cloud-based Adobe Experience Manager capabilities to deliver a rich and data-driven, curated experience for inspiration-hungry users. Designed to be a user-centric digital travel companion, visitors can…


Oyo’s Launches ‘WZ Prime’ Online Platform for Wedding Banquets


10 April 2021: With gradual unlocks and strengthening consumer confidence, the industry is now witnessing nearly 85% of pre-covid level demand, a positive sign of steady recovery across regions. Additionally, in the post-pandemic world, consumers are shifting to digital platforms for their wedding preparations. To further fast track the recovery of the industry with innovative…


Indian Refining Summit successfully concludes with postive note


08 April 2021: The platform dedicated to one of the significant sectors influencing India’s economic growth, Indian Refining Summit, witnessed distinguished members from the industry and Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Focussing on burning topics that will lead to the overall development of the sectors, the two-day conference recognised India’s potential to become a…


Egypt Captivates World with Golden Pharaoh Parade


10 April 2021: Against the backdrop of fireworks, the mummies – 18 kings and four queens – travelled in order of age on purpose-built gold-colored pharaonic chariots, equipped with an air ride suspension system to absorb vibrations, and bearing the name of their occupants in Arabic, English, and hieroglyphics. Seqenenre Tao II, who reigned over…


Hyatt to expand its footprint in India by 70% by 2021


11 April 2021: Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced that with over 20 executed managed and franchised agreements, Hyatt will add over 3,600 keys to its existing portfolio of 32 Hyatt-branded hotels across eight distinct brands in the country, including Andaz, Alila, Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt, Hyatt Centric and Hyatt Place. This growth…


UNWTO: 2020 Worst Year in Tourism History with 1 Billion Fewer International Arrivals


12 April 2021: Global tourism suffered its worst year on record in 2020, with international arrivals dropping by 74% according to the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Destinations worldwide welcomed 1 billion fewer international arrivals in 2020 than in the previous year, due to an unprecedented fall in demand and widespread travel…