1. IndiGo announces six new direct routes between India and Middle East.
The newly introduced routes include Bengaluru- Dubai, Kochi-Bahrain, Lucknow-Dammam commencing from June oi and Ahmedabad-Jeddah, effective from August 11, 2023. The airline has also announced seasonal additional flights between Chennai-Dammam and Kochi-Dammam in view of the high demand for travel to the Middle East from India during the summer season.
2. J&K’s pristine beauty has potential to pose itself as film tourism destination: G2C.
Amitabh Kant, G20 Sherpa India, addressed the delegates at the side event on Film Tourism for Economic Growth and Cultural Preservation at the 3rd TWG meeting in Srinagar. He highlighted that the pristine beauty of J&K has the potential to pose itself as a film tourism destination. can see the opportunities unfolded by PM for the people of this country.
3. Yas Island, Abu Dhabi opens its doors to public.
Spanning five indoor levels, the region’s first Marine Life Theme Park tells a captivating One Ocean story, taking guests on a journey of discovery seamlessly blending learning and fun across eight immersive realms. Guests of all ages can enjoy unique family friendly experiences including up-close animal encounters and presentations.
4. Significant percentage of Indians fall victim to online travel scams: Report
About 51 per cent of Indian respondents have fallen victim to online scams while trying to save money when booking travel, according to the ‘Safer Holidays’ Travel report by McAfee Corp. The report also revealed that 77 per cent of those who had money stolen have lost up to USD 1,000 (Rs 83,000) before their trip has even begun.
5. Sourav Ganguly to be brand ambassador of Tripura tourism.
Sourav Ganguly was appointed as the brand ambassador of Tripura Tourism, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha on May 24 said that the whole world knows Sourav Ganguly so it will attract tourists to the state. While speaking to ANI, Manik Saha said, “We want to increase tourism in Tripura.
6. Kenya targets 10 million tourist arrivals in next 5 years.
Francis Gichaba, Chairperson, Kenya Tourism Board, said the country will align its marketing initiatives to achieve the goal gradually by 2027. He said that in the first two months of 2023, Kenya registered 293,440 international tourist arrivals, up from 184,228 recorded in Jan-Feb 2022.
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