UNESCO declares ‘Songkran in Thailand’ an intangible cultural heritage
UNESCO has officially designated ‘Songkran in Thailand, traditional Thai New Year festival’, as an Intangible Cultural Heritage. This recognition highlights the cultural significance and enduring value of Songkran, adding to Thailand’s list of intangible cultural heritage alongside Khon (2018), Thai Massage (2019), and Nora (2021). Songkran refers to the sun’s annual passing into the Aries constellation.
VFS Global to deliver UK Government visa & passport services
VFS Global has won the global contract for overseas UK visa and Citizenship services. During 2024, VFS Global will deploy 240 Visa and Citizenship Application Service (VCAS) Centres for the UK in 142 countries across Africa & Middle East, Americas, Australasia & Europe, China & Taiwan, and Asia & Asia Pacific regions. These centres will accept all categories of visa applications as well as UK passport applications in some locations.
Saudia Private announces comprehensive digital transformation
Saudia Private, a pioneer in general aviation services, has announced a comprehensive digital transformation strategy at the Dubai Airshow 2023. Saudia Private’s digital transformation strategy encompasses a range of technological advancements, including the soft launch of Robotic Process Automation (RPA). The adoption of RPA does not only automate routine tasks but also elevates user’s experiences and helps sustainably manage seasonal and high-volume operations.
Queensland Ministerial and Tourism delegation visits India
A high-level tourism, trade and education delegation from Queensland was in India this week to strengthen economic and social relationships between the two regions. Building new tourism and international education opportunities is an important component of the trade mission, led by the Queensland Government’s Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport Stirling Hinchliffe.
“I am excited to announce One Rep Global’s partnership with Kulm Hotel St. Moritz and Grand Hotel Kronenhof Pontresina. This collaboration speaks to the evolving tastes of Indian travellers, increasingly drawn to the thrill of winter sports in the breathtaking Swiss Alps. We are dedicated to curating exclusive experiences that blend luxury with adventure, inviting Indian globetrotters to discover the unparalleled charm of Switzerland’s winter wonderland.In creating this unparalleled collaboration, One Rep Global is not just opening doors to two iconic Swiss hotels but inviting Indian travellers to embark on a journey where luxury and adventure converge in the heart of Switzerland’s enchanting landscapes.”
Founder & CEO, One Rep Global