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Taiwan Lantern Festival to bring together tourism, technology, culture, art

To be celebrated from 2nd March to 11th March, the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival is going to present itself via water, on the land, and in the air. Bringing together tourism, technology, culture and art, the festival is expected to manifest Chiayi County's renewed traditions and creativity as a ground-breaking "smart" event.

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Nagpur to boost tourism with World Orange Festival, Taplight to organise

Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra unveiled the first look of ‘World Orange Festival 2017’ a festival in support of orange producers in Nagpur. This festival is supported by Government of Maharashtra and Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC). The festival promises to be a celebration upholding all about Orange coupled with cultural performances and contests engaging readers and visitors thus also promoting Nagpur as a tourist destination in winter.

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6th edition of India's Best Awards 2017 by Travel + Leisure managed by Brains on Brands

On its 11th Anniversary in the South Asian region, Travel + Leisure India & South Asia announced the results of its sixth edition of the India’s Best Awards today. The polling was conducted through their website over a period of two months since September this year, which culminated in the announcement and Awards Ceremony at the Nandiya Gardens, ITC Maurya, New Delhi.

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Korea Tourism to organize 2-day festival in Delhi to celebrate Korea's art and culture

A two day Korea festival showcasing Korea’s rich art, culture and heritage will take place on 25th and 26th November, 2017 at The Leela Ambience Hotel & Residences, Gurugram. Organised by Korea Tourism Organisation, the two day extravaganza aims to popularize South Korea as a hot favourite destination among Indian travellers by giving a glimpse into the rich Korean culture.

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Jordan Tourism engages travel and tour operators through multi-city seminars

Think Strawberries, Jordan Tourism Board's Representative Office in India held multi-city Educational Seminars in the major outbound cities of India, New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore recently. The aim of these seminars was to educate the travel agents and tour operators of the fabulous offerings that Jordan has and to announce the success of its activities and plans through 2017.

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Saudi Arabia's tourism revenue records 200% growth in little over decade

Today the business volume of tourism equals or even surpasses that of oil exports, ‎food products or automobiles. According to UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), tourism contributes 10% of the world’s GDP and is one of the major players in ‎international commerce. Saudi Arabia, having recorded a significant increase in the contribution of national tourism to GDP as one of the high growth non-oil economic sectors, is a case in point, recording close to 200% growth in 12 years.

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Ravneet Kaur becomes first woman to be appointed chairperson and MD of ITDC

Ravneet Kaur, Additional Secretary has been appointed as the Chairperson and Managing Director (C&MD) of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC). She succeeds Shri Umang Narula, a 1989-batch IAS officer of the J&K Cadre.

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Taiwan promotes 'hot air balloon festival' to hike it's diverse tourism environment

Taiwan's hot air balloon festival will run from June to August 2017 as visitors will continue to throng the area to enjoy the increasingly popular spectacle.

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Kerala Tourism receives ‘Best Destination for Romance’ award

Kerala, won the award for ‘Best Destination for Romance’ for Munnar by Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Award 2017.

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Kerala Tourism wins ‘India’s favorite Waterfront Destination’ for Alleppey by HolidayIQ

Kerala Tourism was voted as ‘India’s favorite Waterfront Destination’ for Alleppey by the HolidayIQ Better Holiday Awards. Shri Jitendra Singh - Union Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office & Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region presented this prestigious award to Dr. Venu V, IAS, Principal Secretary, Kerala Tourism.

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