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    Keep calm and log on! PATA to host Virtual PATA Annual Summit 2021

    The post Keep calm and log on! PATA to host Virtual PATA Annual Summit 2021 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced that the PATA Annual Summit (PAS) 2021 will take place online from 27-29 April. The three-day virtual event, organised with the support of platinum sponsor, the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA), will bring together international thought leaders, industry shapers and senior decision-makers who are professionally engaged with the Asia Pacific region. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said: “Ras Al Khaimah has strongly committed to supporting the revitalization of the travel and tourism industry in a more…

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    UNWTO to host key week for global tourism

    The post UNWTO to host key week for global tourism appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The global tourism sector is starting the new year prepared to #RestartTourism when conditions allow, with the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) set to again bring together leaders from across the public and private sectors. Today in Madrid, the UNWTO Global Tourism Crisis Committee will hold its first meeting of the year. This meeting to advance concrete plans to ensure the restart of tourism will take place in the context of the UNWTO Executive Council. This meeting will be a hybrid event, combining in-person and virtual participation. The committee will bring…

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    Maharashtra to host 20 cultural festivals across 6 regions

    The post Maharashtra to host 20 cultural festivals across 6 regions appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Maharashtra Tourism announced 20 mini festivals across the six regions of the state i.e. Konkan, Pune, Nashik, Aurangabad, Amravati and Nagpur in February and March to boost tourism. The state tourism department has earmarked an amount of Rs 1 crore for organising these 20 festivals. These marquee festivals will provide exciting opportunities for tourists to celebrate cultural heritage tourism of Maharashtra. Some of the landmark festivals that will be held in Nashik district include Grape Harvesting Festival, Nandur Madhyameshwar Festival, Bhandardara Festival in Ahmednagar district and Laling Fort Festival in…

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    Kerala’s travel mart to host five-day virtual event in March

    The post Kerala’s travel mart to host five-day virtual event in March appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Kerala Travel Mart (KTM), the popular B2B tourism meet in the country, has invited domestic and foreign buyers to interact with 700 sellers across the world during its five-day virtual event next month in a bid to stimulate the sector in the post-Covid scenario in the state. Buyers, media, visitors can register online for the virtual meet of the 11th edition of KTM to be held from 1 March. The event, which will showcase the excellence and alluring products of the sector, seeks to give a huge impetus to…

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    ATM 2021 to host over 60 countries despite Covid travel restrictions

    The post ATM 2021 to host over 60 countries despite Covid travel restrictions appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. A total of 62 countries will be represented on the exhibition floor this year at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2021, which takes place in-person at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) on 16 -19 May. Now in its 28th year, the region’s largest travel and tourism showcase has attracted key exhibitors from inbound and outbound markets such as the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, UK, China, Germany, Russia, Greece, Egypt, Cyprus, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Maldives, the Philippines, Thailand and the US. “This is an impressive response from…