Germany relaunches Embrace German Nature Campaign aiming Indians
German National Tourist Board (GNTB) continues to bolster its sustainable tourism offerings with the imminent relaunch of one of its most popular campaigns, Embrace German Nature. Germany is a country brimming with beautiful natural viewpoints, many of which can be accessed on foot or by cable car before the dawn breaks. Embrace German Nature is designed then to consider the heightened demand, align with market desires, and help Germany achieve its Sustainable Development Goals.
Singapore Tourism Board launches limited-time promotions for families
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and its industry partners have launched a series of exciting offers under the ‘Family Times’ banner. Under “Enjoy Your Picture-perfect Family Holiday in Singapore”, audiences are invited to the city through limited-time promotions. These include airfares starting from as low as INR 6,000, 50% off airfares for children, and other exclusive discounts1 on various experiences. The STB has joined forces with Singapore Airlines, Scoot, Sentosa Development Corporation, Mandai Wildlife Group (MWG) and travel experiences platform Pelago, to urge travellers to explore unique activities and experiences.
OTOAI engages JMP Advisors regarding the TCS issue
JMP Advisors is a leading professional services firm that offers advisory, tax and regulatory services. It will represent the association to the concerned ministries and CBDT along with the OTOAI team. “We are also collectively trying to seek an appointment with the honourable Tourism and Finance Minister to apprise them in detail about how this is a revenue-loss proposition for the government. A Representation Letter has been sent to the Ministry and CBDT,” said the official statement.
Air India relaunches non-stop flight between Delhi – Copenhagen
Air India resumed its non-stop service on the Delhi-Copenhagen-Delhi sector from March 1, 2023. Air India Flight AI157 now operates on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays from Delhi, taking off at 1330 Hrs and arriving in Copenhagen at 1750 Hrs (local time). The CPH-DEL flight AI158 will depart at 1950 Hrs (local time) and arrive in Delhi at 0740 Hrs, next day (local time). The flight will be operated by Air India’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft, featuring a two-class cabin configuration, comprising 18 Business Class and 236 Economy Class seats.
Vistara commences services to Dammam
Vistara has inaugurated its daily non-stop service between Mumbai and Dammam. This is Vistara’s second destination in Saudi Arabia, complementing its 7x weekly connectivity between Mumbai and Jeddah. It has deployed its A320neo aircraft with a three-class cabin configuration on the route.
“It’s been a tough couple of years and we must understand that while the consumer is ready to spend we as industry stakeholders offer them more than what they expect. With the world now completely open travellers are looking for new destinations offering unique cultural and wellness experiences. Going forward, destination weddings will remain an important segment.”
- Tekla Maira, Regional Director of Sales – India, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts