Anil Mohan

50,000 delegates for the first time at WTM


The numbers of senior industry buyers and travel professionals invited to do business at WTM London, the leading global event for the travel industry, rose yet again for 2017.The key benchmarks of exhibitor invitees and WTM Buyers’ Club members in attendance topped last year’s record figures at WTM London. The …

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Date for corporates with Travel Tuesday


Plus Point Hospitality, along with Singapore Tourism Board and Singapore Airlines held their maiden industry networking event- Travel Tuesday at Taj Dubai. The event gave many an opportunity to various corporates and MICE organisers to gather valuable information about the destination and the airline.

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940 exhibitors attend milestone ITB Asia


Asia’s leading travel trade show, ITB Asia 2017 held at the Sands Expo and convention center in Marina Bay Sands celebrated their 10th year anniversary. This year over 940 exhibitors from 951 buyers from MICE, corporate, leisure and other sectors with over 11,000 delegates were at the event. Asia by …

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Closing 2017 on a high note


It was a fruitful and eventful year for the travel and tourism industry in the UAE. On a steady growth plan towards Expo 2020, all the sectors have been busy expanding markets in terms of inbound and outbound reach. Industry specialists and stakeholders share their highlights for the year with …

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Shaping the future of the travel industry


The Middle East has one of the most active technology users of today in terms of travel. The region introduced various new technologies to drive towards the growth of future in travel. TT BUREAU Travel Technology Exchange or TTX Middle East was an important forum where Sabre delivered some key …

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Musafir on growth trajectory with Amadeus

jul17-cvr-2 has signed another agreement with Amadeus to amplify its e-commerce offerings. This agreement provides the company with industry-leading business intelligence technologies and access to global travel content through the Amadeus system for making booking easier and faster for them. Leading UAE-based travel website,, has signed a new regional …

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Summer cheer for ME travellers


With the holy month of Ramadan behind us, time is opportune for travellers in the Middle East to plan for outbound holidays. TravTalk finds out from some of the important National Tourist Offices about the promising and upcoming tourist destinations, special summer discounts on offer by elite hotels and airlines, …

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BBTF brings leisure & corporate together


Bali and Beyond Travel Fair (BBTF) 2017 concluded with 264 buyers from 54 countries attending the event this year. The event aims to advance the tourism industry through business sessions and direct promotion of the best practices in MICE and Leisure Management. BBTF facilitated Pre-Scheduled Appointments (PSA) and business sessions …

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25 years of Disneyland Paris    


A favourite among Middle East travellers, Disneyland Paris held a grand event in Dubai to celebrate its silver jubilee. To mark the occasion, they announced a new office in Dubai to facilitate more visitors from the region. Travel agents and corporate bookers attended the sparkling ‘Blue and Silver Night’ at …

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