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    Kenya bets big on Indian market in 2021

    The post Kenya bets big on Indian market in 2021 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Kenya is welcoming Indian tourists into the destination to sample the unique Kenyan tourism products in 2021. As a key source market, Kenya is banking on India to boost its international tourism numbers during the year. Official statistics from the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife indicate that Kenya registered a total of 122,649 travellers from the Indian market in 2019. In 2020, statistics for the period between January to October, the total number of tourist arrivals into Kenya from India was 25,251. The decline is attributed to the travel restrictions imposed…

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    India emerges as No.1 source market for Maldives

    The post India emerges as No.1 source market for Maldives appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. India has always been a key market for Maldives. Since the reopening of the borders, the arrival statistics has shown gradual and constant growth. As per the statistics of Ministry of Tourism in Maldives, by the end of 2020 India became the number one source market with 62,905 Indian tourists holidaying in the island country, thus accounting for 11.3% of the total market share. In 2019, India was at second place, following China. This growth accelerated due to various travel restrictions amid COVID-19 and air travel bubble that was initiated between…

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    Top 3 predictions for travel in Asian market

    The post Top 3 predictions for travel in Asian market appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Our 2020 travel plans were curtailed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The travel industry is one of the sectors that suffered greatly as people are advised to stay at home and put on hold their non-essential travel. The 2020 Amex Consumer Trends Report polled 2000 individuals who took at least one holiday in 2019 and identified that travel was the top purchase that respondents are saving for in 2021. There is every indication that once borders reopen, and, in conjunction with mass vaccination programmes, the demand and willingness to travel will once…

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    Eurowings enters British leisure travel market by connecting Mallorca with Birmingham and Manchester

    The post Eurowings enters British leisure travel market by connecting Mallorca with Birmingham and Manchester appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Eurowings is entering the British travel market in response to the surge in demand for flights between the UK and Mallorca. Germany’s holiday airline has an international base on Majorca and, for the first time in its history, will connect Manchester and Birmingham with Europe’s most popular Mediterranean island from the end of May. Entering the British travel market, the carrier will initially fly holiday travellers twice a week from Birmingham as well as from Manchester to Mallorca and back. A further expansion of UK flights…

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    The domestic air travel market in Australia is recovering quickly

    The post The domestic air travel market in Australia is recovering quickly appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. A report on Simply Flying yesterday covered how the domestic airline industry in Australia has marked a significant milestone. The sector is now operating more flights than it was this time last year. Exactly twelve months ago, the number of domestic flights operated in Australia was going into a steep decline. Now, the market is rapidly increasing. Before the full force of the travel downturn kicked in last year, there were comfortably more than 1,500 domestic flights a day in Australia. In mid-February 2020, that number was closer to…