Maharashtra Tourism to Exhibit at WTM London 2023
Maharashtra Tourism will showcase the rich tapestry of its historical, cultural and at the World Travel Market (WTM) London 2023. The event, one of the premier global travel exhibitions, will take place at ExCeL London from 6th to 8th November 2023. Maharashtra Tourism will be exhibiting at Stand No. S11-421, where the vibrant spirit and diverse offerings of the Indian state will be on display.
Thailand waives tourist visas for India, Taiwan and Russia
Thailand is extending a temporary visa exemption for tourists from India, Taiwan and Russia as part of the government’s quick-win policy to boost tourism during the high season. For Indian and Taiwanese citizens, they will be granted a temporary visa exemption for a 30-day stay for tourism purposes in Thailand, effective from 10 November 2023 until 10 May 2024.
Signing of Ramada by Wyndham Bodh Gaya Mahabodhi, Bihar, India
Yatri Vihar Hospitality Private Limited announced the signing of Ramada by Wyndham Bodh Gaya Mahabodhi, Bihar under a franchise agreement with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. Located within the precincts of the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bodh Gaya, 2.5 km from Mahabodhi Temple. The hotel is spread over 3.5 Acres and offers 95 guest rooms with upscale amenities including a double height lobby lounge, all-day dining, and specialty restaurants, as well as an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness area.
Qatar Airlines resumes flying to Ras Al Khaimah
Qatar Airways flight – an Airbus A320 from Doha – touched down at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport on November 1st shortly after 10PM, marking the resumption of services on the route from one of the world’s largest airline networks. With just one hour flight from Qatar Airways’ Doha hub Hamad International Airport, passengers will now enjoy seamless entry into Ras Al Khaimah.
“SFO is the perfect arrival point for San Francisco and also the best way to get into Downtown San Francisco. India, similar to SFO, has been one of our success stories with regards to how many visitors we receive from India. Post pandemic, in terms of recovery, India is our top market on how quickly it has recovered and is our No. 3 oversees market in visitor volume size. We are expecting 211,000 visitors from India this year. India market is very diverse as we have all these various segments – Friends and Families, Students, Business, Leisure and they can all blend together.”
Executive Vice President & Chief Tourism Officer at San Francisco Travel