Thomas Cook India & SOTC Travel join hands with Mandai Wildlife Group
Thomas Cook (India) Limited, India’s leading omnichannel travel services company and its Group Company, SOTC Travel, have signed an exclusive long-term MOU with Mandai Wildlife Group (MWG) to leverage the significant and growing India market opportunity. Thomas Cook & SOTC’s consumer data reveals strong travel appetite from Indian consumers – with a significant surge in demand of over 200% for short haul destinations Vs. 2022. Under the MoU, Mandai Wildlife Group and the Companies will partner to maximize on India’s rapid recovery-growth post-pandemic and drive visitations to Mandai Wildlife Reserve, the integrated nature and wildlife destination in northern Singapore, home to the Night Safari, River Wonders and Singapore Zoo. The MOU comes at an opportune time as Mandai Wildlife Group’s latest wildlife park, Bird Paradise, soft opens on May 8, 2023.
Bahrain positions itself as the perfect site for student off-site trips
Bahrain is a safe and friendly country that welcomes visitors and students with open arms. In addition to this, the warm and friendly hospitality of the locals makes this island country an ideal choice for student off-site trips. The cultural diversity of this country is what makes it stand out as a destination for student excursions. Students can explore the country’s rich history and heritage by visiting the Grand Mosque or learning about Bahrain’s pearl-diving history at the Bahrain Pearling Trail.The destination is also very rich in heritage sites. The destination also has many adventure activities. Students can spend a day at Al Dar Islands, swimming, snorkelling, and kayaking in crystal-clear waters. The Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park is another popular destination, featuring an array of water slides and rides that are sure to get students’ adrenaline pumping.
Himachal Pradesh to develop Kangra as “Tourism Capital”
Apart from opening Himachal Pradesh for the ”All Season” tourism activities, the government is working towards developing Kangra as the “Tourism Capital of the State”, said chief minister Thakur Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Saturday. Kangra district has immense tourism potential as it has Dhauladhar Mountain, a historical Temple and scope for adventure activities. The government with an aim to promote tourism – district is working on to strengthening infrastructure and for which Rs.3 90, crores will be spent by the Asian Development Bank.