Interviews

  • Jose Maria Ramon Cardona

    In an exclusive interview with our editor-in-chief at TIS-Tourism Innovation Summit, Jose Maria Ramon Cardona, Managing Director, Neobookings shares his experiences and opinions with Travel and Tour World about his plans to implement and contribute to the development of the travel industry.

  • Luke Agius Barthet

    In an exclusive interaction with Apratim Ghoshal, editor-in-chief, Travel And Tour World, Luke Agius Barthet, Head of Sales and Business Development, Arcus Technologies Ltd shares how Tourist Pass is offering mobile engagement solutions with not only great service empowering the business to ensure global customers who are well and truly always engaged.

  • Julian Ruiz

    In an exclusive interview with our editor-in-chief at TIS-Tourism Innovation Summit, Julian Ruiz, Senior Sales Developer, unBlock shares his experiences and opinions with Travel and Tour World about his plans to implement and contribute to the development of the travel industry.

  • Xavier Martín Canals

    In an exclusive interview with Apratim Ghoshal, Editor, of Travel And Tour World, Xavier Martín Canals, Co-founder & Managing Director, Turijobs shares his views about the role of Turijobs as a leading employment portal for tourism and hospitality in Spain.

  • Gregorio Núñez

    In an exclusive interview with our editor-in-chief at TIS-Tourism Innovation Summit, Gregorio Núñez, Director de Desarrollo de Negocio, Profit room shares his experiences and opinions with Travel and Tour World about his consolidated track record in the travel industry.

  • Kasia Pankowska

    In an exclusive interview with our editor at TIS – Tourism Innovation Summit (TIS 2022), the global summit of innovation and technology for the travel and tourism industry, Kasia Pankowska, CEO, Hotel Treats explains how the company is working in the hospitality industry.

  • Hannah Babineau

    Our editor-in-chief engages in a discussion with Hannah Babineau, Partnerships Manager of Data Appeal Company at the Tourism Innovation Summit (TIS) 2022, the global summit of innovation and technology for the travel and tourism industry.

  • Felipe Muela

    In an exclusive interaction with our editor at TIS – Tourism Innovation Summit, the global summit of innovation and technology for the travel and tourism industry, Felipe Muela, Country Manager Germany, Cover Manager shares how Cover Manager, global order management solution is working throughout the world, especially in Italy, Spain, Germany, Portugal, Switzerland and Latin America.

  • Peerachai Asadachatreekul

    In an exclusive interaction with our editor at TIS – Tourism Innovation Summit, the global summit of innovation and technology for the travel and tourism industry, Peerachai Asadachatreekul, Director, MICE Intelligence & Innovation Department, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau shares how Thailand

  • Manuel Ortiz Pascual

    In an exclusive interaction with our editor at TIS – Tourism Innovation Summit, the global summit of innovation and technology for the travel and tourism industry, Juan Manuel Ortiz Pascual, Direccion de Promocion, Marketing Executive, Junta de Andalucia shares how Andalucia, the region of Spain with the largest number of residents, is promoting to attract more leisure tourists and business travellers, especially from South Korea, Japan, China and Arabian countries.

  • Silvia Avilés Giraud

    In an exclusive interaction with our editor, Silvia Avilés Giraud, Tourism Innovation Summit Event Director & CMO at NEBEXT shares her opinion on how technology, KPIs, social feedback, sustainability are reshaping the global hospitality, MICE and travel industry.

  • Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya

    In an exclusive interview with Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya, President, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (Public Organisation) shares his opinion about the meetings and business event industry reopening and the tourism industry as well after two years of long COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Benoit Badufle

    In an exclusive interaction with Benoit Badufle, Regional Director, Visit Monaco- Promotion Bureau of The Principality of Monaco-Asia Office (South East Asia, Greater China, Korea) shares his opinion on how Monaco is attracting international tourists for business meetings and events and the tourism as well.

  • Bahruz Asgarov

    Bahruz Asgarov, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Azerbaijan Tourism Board In an exclusive zoom interview with Mr. Apratim Ghoshal, Editor-in-Chief, Travel And Tour World, Bahruz Asgarov, Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Azerbaijan Tourism Board (ATB) shares his thoughts how Azerbaijan is regenerating its MICE and leisure tourism in post pandemic world.

  • David Lorenz

    David Lorenz, Vice President, Travel Michigan talks how the pandemic brought in with it a ‘disproportionate’ shift in the travel industry. He shares his opinions and perceptions with the readers of Travel And Tour World about how the association is gearing up to overcome the adversities and attract more tourists with a wealth of opportunities to explore Michigan.

  • Vishal Bhatia

    In an interactive session with Travel And Tour World, Vishal Bhatia, talks about his role as the Country Manager of Visit Britain. He also shares his opinion on the changes in Britain’s present travel scene and the plans to rebuild a sustainable, competitive and accessible industry across the country.

  • Hana Krejbichová

    Prague, the City of a Hundred Spires on the Vltava River, has a long tradition in hosting big international meetings and the largest congress in its history. In a candid interaction with Travel And Tour World, Hana Krejbichová, Marketing and PR Manager at the Prague Convention Bureau talks about the changes occurred in the MICE industry and the role of the convention bureau in revamping Prague’s MICE scene. She also underscores the imperative to move towards a green future and the plans to achieve the goal.

  • Thuong My An

    On this issue, Thuong My An, Managing Director of Saigon Exhibition and Convention J.V. Co., Ltd. shares her outlook with Travel And Tour World about the changes that have happened in Vietnam’s events industry within the two pandemic years. She also highlights SECC’s role as a leading MICE venue.

  • Stephanie Martin

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Stephanie Martin, the Head of Sales, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), shares her view on her experience at AIPC Future Shapers programme.

  • Wit Tuttel

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Wit Tuttell, executive director, Visit North Carolina, shared his valuable comments and ideas regarding North Carolina’s approach to tourism and future plans.

  • Ms. Maria Anthonette C. Velasco Allones

    Ms. Maria Anthonette C. Velasco Allones, who joined the Former COO of Tourism Promotions Board Philippines (TPB) on 31 January 2020 talks about her responsibilities. 

    Readers of Travel And Tour World comes to know how under her leadership TPB will promote the Philippines as one of the most preferred destinations in the Asia-Pacific by 2022.

  • Zsófia Jakab

    Ms Zsófia Jakab, Deputy CEO of the Hungarian Tourism Agency sheds light on the changed tourism scene of Hungary and shares her achievements and goals in the industry with the readers of Travel And Tour World.

  • Antony Doucet

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Antony Doucet, Chief Experience Officer, Kerten Hospitality shares how Kerten Hospitality is working globally with impactful collaborations to transform destinations.

  • Christophe Berger

    Christophe Berger, Director VisitMalta Incentives & Meetings shares with Travel And Tour World, the current travel trends in Malta and how the island nation braces for MICE revival post pandemic.

  • Michelle Conway

    In a candid interview Michelle Conway, President/CEO of Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau shares her experiences and opinions with Travel And Tour World on the revival of MICE tourism industry and its future prospect after the reopening of borders.

  • Siripakorn Cheawsamoot

    In an exclusive interaction with Travel And Tour World, Mr. Siripakorn Cheawsamoot, Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications, Tourism Authority of Thailand shares how Thailand is alluring international travellers in post pandemic time and how the Tourism Authority of Thailand is working to make the travel easier and safer.

  • Vitanart Vathanakul

    In an interactive session, Vitanart Vathanakul, shares experiences of his journey as the CEO of Royal Cliff Hotels Group and Pattaya Exhibition Convention Hall (PEACH) with Travel And Tour World readers. He also talks about his plans and dreams to outlive in stiffer competitions in the hospitality industry.

  • Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani Daud

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani Daud, Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau, explains how  the MICE industry in Malaysia is recovering from the pandemic and what are the measures they had taken boost the event and business scenario in current year.

  • Raheesh Babu

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Mr. Raheesh Babu, COO of Musafir shares his experiences on how this leading e-travel agency is reshaping the travel and tourism industry.

  • Eduardo Santander

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Eduardo Santander, Executive Director of the European Travel Commission (ETC) shares how Europe is recovering its MICE and business tourism business.

  • Carsten Wernet

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Carsten Wernet, Chief Executive, SIHOT expresses his views on how the global travel industry is embracing new technological means and how SIHOT is working to make user-friendly technological applications to make the work easy.

  • Kate Kenward

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Kate Kenward, Managing Director of ATTA – African Travel and Tourism Association shares how African tourism industry has faced all the COVID-19 pandemic challenges and how this association is taking steps to promote African tourism in global hemisphere.

  • Marc von Arnim

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Marc von Arnim shares his roles as the General Manager of Capella Sydney and also explains how the Australian hotel and tourism industry is gearing as the country has opened its border last month.

  • Dmitry Ianishevskyi

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Dmitry Ianishevskyi, Co-founder and Director at DRCT, opines on latest technological advancement in travel and aviation industry. He also shares how travel and tourism industry is reshaping in post COVID-19 era.

  • Maria Polkovnikova

    In an interview with Travel And Tour World, Maria Polkovnikova, Marketing Director of ITECA, talks about ITECA’s marketing strategies post-pandemic and its future plans for boosting MICE tourism industry.

  • Daria Salamatova

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Daria Salamatova, Нead of the Department of Congress Activities and Business Development, World Trade Center (WTC) Moscow shares her experiences and opinions on the role of WTC Moscow in its MICE industry

  • Sagid Zaremukov

    In an interview with Travel And Tour World, Sagid Zaremukov, CEO of Russian Convention Bureau puts the accent on the responsibilities and business plans of the Russian Convention Bureau to promote MICE tourism in Russia:

  • Carlos Álamo Cabrera

    In an interview with Travel And Tour World, Carlos Álamo Cabrera, Gran Canaria’s local government Tourism Counsellor and President of Gran Canaria Convention Bureau, shares his views on the present scenario and future of incentive tourism in Gran Canaria:

  • Stephen Meehan

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Stephen Meehan, Chief Executive, the Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD), shares about the meetings and business event scenario in Ireland and Dublin as well. He also gives his insights about how Dublin regenerates itself to be a best meetings and event destination in Europe.

  • Geoff Donaghy

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Geoff Donaghy, Chief Executive Officer, International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) shares his opinion on the role of ICC Sydney in boosting MICE tourism industry.

  • Liz Ortiguera

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Liz Ortiguera, Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) shares her views on how pandemic is reshaping the travel industry and plans to restart Asia-Pacific tourism industry.

  • Lindsay Morvan

    In an exclusive interview Mr. Lindsay Morvan, Director of Mauritius Tourism Authority, shares his views with Travel And Tour World on the present tourism scenario in Mauritius. He also provides our readers a detailed statistics of the inbound and outbound tourists of Mauritius.

  • Fred Dixon

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Fred Dixon, President & CEO of NYC & Company explains the role and contribution of NYC & Company in promoting New York as a global leisure and MICE city.

  • Arun Bagaria

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Arun Bagaria, Co-Founder and CEO, TravClan shares his view on how travel technology is changing this sector and how travel sector is fighting against the spreading of Omicron variant.

  • Raoof Dhanani

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Mr. Raoof Dhanani, Managing Director, Sayaji Hotels Ltd., shares his views on the scenario of the hotel industry that affected during COVID-19 time and how the industry will cope up for the newcomer Omicron.

  • Anne-Marie Hicks

    In an exclusive with Travel And Tour World, Anne-Marie Hicks, Marketing Manager Experience Oxfordshire shares her views on the tourism opportunity of Oxford an Oxfordshire. She also tells her opinion on meetings’ industry of Oxford and Oxfordshire and how Experience Oxfordshire is working to promote the destination.

  • Simone Semprini

    In an exclusive interview with Travel and Tour World, Simone Semprini, CEO and Co-Founder of Tour Scanner, talks about the major changes in the travel and tourism industry in the post-pandemic world and discusses the role of technology in the sector.

  • Ajit Shah

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Ajit Shah, F&B Angel Investor and Designated Partner, White Panda Hospitality explains the recent changes in hospitality sector.

  • Kush Kapoor

    On World Tourism Day: In an exclusive interview with Travel and Tour World, Kush Kapoor, CEO of Roseate Hotels & Resorts shares his view on the challenges facing by global tourism and hotel industry. He also expresses his opinion on global tourism scenario and its wide spread actions.

  • Murray Clark

    In an exclusive interview with Travel and Tour World, Mr. Murray Clark, CEO and Founder of Neigbourgood talks about the importance of co-working spaces for MICE travellers and shares details on the unique brand-new co-working space Neighbourgood East City.

  • Masashi Imai

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Masashi Imai, the Director of Marketing / Promotion, Tourist Promotion Dept. Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau shares his thoughts on the Tokyo’s leisure and MICE tourism infrastructure and also explains how the city and the country as well is moving towards normalcy.

  • Jaki Ellenby

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Jaki Ellenby – Executive Director-Marketing & Events at Global Village, share more about Global Village and the unique experiences offering to global tourists.

  • Robyn Woodhead

    In an exclusive with Travel and Tour World, Robyn Woodhead, new Chair of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) shares about her latest responsibility, challenges faced by IAATO during the COVID-19 pandemic and the way forward.

  • Jeffrey Yau

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Jeffrey Yau, Senior International Tourism Sales Manager at Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) shares his insight on the recent development of Philadelphia’s hotel industry

  • Danielle Curtis

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director Middle East, Arabian Travel Market shares how new travel technology and innovation help the hospitality and travel industry to move smoother in this post COVID world.

  • Alberto Alonso and Silvia Martínez

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Alberto Alonso, Managing Director of Feria de Valladolid and Silvia Martínez Project Leader of FINE show the future of wine tourism and the role of FINE in promoting wine tourism to the world travel market.

  • Mr. Florian Sengstschmid

    Travel And Tour World Exclusive: Here is an interview of Mr. Florian Sengstschmid, the CEO of Azerbaijan Tourism Board, where he explains how this nation presents to the global tourism industry and how they are alluring international travellers.

  • Gareth Matthews

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Gareth Matthews, Marketing & Communications Director, Hotelbeds shares his views on the challenges taken by global hotel industry due to pandemic. He also expresses his views on possible solutions to overcome the situation.

  • Kerry Prince

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Kerry Prince, Brand Director in Reed Exhibitions reveals on how Reed Exhibition is planning to overcome the challenges they are facing in post COVID-19 time.

  • Edyta Peszko

    In an exclusive interview with Travel and Tour World, Edyta Peszko, Director of Sales & Marketing, Seaside Finolhu Maldives shares about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Maldives’ Hospitality Industry, the measures undertaken for reopening and the way ahead

  • Steen Jakobsen

    Steen Jakobsen, Assistant Vice President, Dubai Business Events expresses his view about future of business tourism in Dubai in an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World.

  • Claude Blanc

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Claude Blanc, Portfolio Director, IBTM Events and WTM shares his insight on IBTM’s role to boost travel and tourism industry. He also shares his views on future plans to reshape the travel & tourism industry.

  • Dalma Díaz Pinto

    In an exclusive with Travel And Tour World, Dalma Díaz Pinto, Ambassador of World Food Travel Association (WFTA), shares her views on asscoiation’s role in promoting food travel around the world.

  • Sigurður Valur Sigurðsson

    Sigurður Valur Sigurðsson, Project Manager, Marketing Communications, Promote Iceland, shares with Travel And Tour World, on how Iceland Tourism Dept. and the Meet in Reykjavík is working together to escalate the business and leisure tourism market in the country.

  • Jamie Pherous

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Jamie Pherous, the founder and Managing Director of Corporate Travel Management (CTM) talks about the new travel management solutions that make a distinction in global travel and MICE business.

  • Thoyyib Mohamed

    Mr Thoyyib Mohamed, Managing Director of Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) shares with Travel And Tour World how Maldives has prepared to make post COVID-19 travel time safer and happier.

  • Karen Bolinger

    In an exclusive interview with TRAVEL AND TOUR WORLD,  Karen Bolinger, Managing Director APAC – PCMA, talks about how Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) is working tirelessly to create sucessful events along with knowledge sharing to adapt new in global MICE landscape.

  • Keith Henry

    In an exclusive interview with Travel and Tour World, Keith Henry, President and CEO of the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) talks about the indigenous tourism industry of Canada, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sector and the organisation’s efforts to step towards an eventual recovery of indigenous tourism industry in the country.

  • Gregg Caren

    In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Gregg Caren shares how Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) is working hard to fight against this deadly pandemic.

  • Bernd Neff

    Bernd Neff, the co-founder and managing director of the Berlin Travel Festival in an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World gives an overview how the post COVID-19 time has changed the tourism industry and how this festival will boost future global travel.

  • Styrmir Þór Bragason

    Styrmir Þór Bragason, the CEO of Arctic Adventure in an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World gives an overview on how Iceland is attracting more European Union tourists to generate more revenue for country’s economic prospect.

  • Ms Monica Lee-Müller

    Ms Monica Lee-Müller, Managing Director of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited, in an exclusive interview with MICE Travel Advisor speaks about how Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (“HML”) has undertaken a series of preventive measures at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) to host international events in post COVID-19 time.

  • Terry Dale

    In an exclusive interview with Terry Dale, the President and CEO of the United States Tour Operators Association speaks about how USTOA is taking necessary steps to fight against coronavirus outbreak.
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  • T.Taubie Motlhabane

    As the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) transformed into ‘Hospital of Hope’ amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, T.Taubie Motlhabane, CEO, CTICC spoke to Travel and Tour World, on the process of transformation, the contribution and the future of the convention centre. Read the full interview here

  • Alan Pryor

    As, COVID-19 has created a global pandemic throughout the world, Alan Pryor, Chairman of Business Events Council Malaysia (BECM) spoke to Travel And Tour World, on the impact of novel coronavirus in Malaysian events’ industry.  Read the full interview here:

  • Amitabh Khosla

    Flight operations across the world have been crippled and airlines are in a survival mode. They face a liquidity crisis with a US$61 billion cash burn in the second quarter. Amitabh Khosla, International Air Transport Association (IATA) Country Director for India in an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World gives an overview.

  • ABTA Spokesperson

    ‘Where cash refunds can be given, they should be given’
    A spokesperson from Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) shares with Travel And Tour World details of their campaign, refund policies and how resilient the travel industry is from crisis.

  • David Ruetz

    David Ruetz, Head of ITB Berlin, in an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World speaks about the adverse impact of the coronavirus outbreak, the global crisis it has triggerred in the travel and toursim sector and the launch of ITB Berlin Convention.

  • Sunghee Joo

    Sunghee Joo, Director General, Paris Office, Korea Tourism Organization, in an exclusive interview with Apratim Ghoshal, Editor, Travel And Tour World, in Madrid, Spain, speaks about Korea as an attractive destination with modern and high quality MICE infrastructure and its relation with Spain as a partner country for FITUR 2020.

  • Charmarie Maelge

    Sri Lanka is one of the most popular destination in South Asia. Tourists come here to see UNESCO World Heritage Sites tourist attractions and wildlife. Watch this exclusive interview with Charmarie Maelge, Managing Director, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, where she highlights Sri Lanka’s vast tourism opportunities in both leisure and MICE sector. Truly Sri Lanka is an Island Paradise and it has full of surprises.

  • Thoyyib Mohamed

    Travel And Tour World presents a wonderful interaction with Thoyyib Mohamed, Managing Director, Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation at WTM 2019.

  • Mrs. Vinita Singal

    Maharashtra has the biggest network of tourist sites. Mumbai is a world-class city in Maharashtra. Travellers get unlimited fun right from the beginning. They get iconic places in Mumbai, right from the Marine drive, Asiatic library to the iconic historical sites.

    From Mumbai, one can move to Pune, Nashik and Aurangabad. Pune is a historical city with lots of historical structure and a lot of educational hubs.

    If people are interested in wine, spiritual and adventure tourism, they should visit Nashik.

    In Nagpur, there is a huge amount of wildlife tourism. Maharashtra has more tigers than the rest of the country. If one comes in the right season, one can spot tigers playing with cubs. This will be an incredible experience.

    A little upwards from Mumbai, scuba diving and other water sports facilities are available along the coastal belt.

    People from Russia Sweden, Denmark, and Thailand among other places visit Maharashtra.

    The government is also promoting Fort Tourism. Facilities have been made available in the forts-turned-resorts where people can understand the old architecture. The fort, spiritual, wine and other tourism have been knitted together in the modern perspective.

    Mrs. Vinita Singal, Secretary of Tourism & Cultural Affairs, Govt. of Maharashtra, divulges about what makes Maharashtra interesting for travellers in a conversation with Travel and Tour World.

  • Shri Satpal Maharaj

    Uttarakhand is a place; one can easily fall in love with. Mostly dependent on tourism, this north Indian state has surreal landscape that comprises of lofty mountains, gushing rivers, spectacular waterfalls and eye-catching meadows.

    All make Uttrakhand, one of the most anticipated tourist destinations in India that not only satiates your wanderlust but creates an urge to explore more and more.

    Spotted with age-old sacred Hindu temples like Kedernath & Badrinath and numerous moderate and extreme trekking trails, this North Indian state is one of the most attractive travel destinations where you can find enthralling adventure and heart-soothing recreational activities for a holistic experience.

    Travel And Tour World presents a wonderful interaction with Shri Satpal Maharaj, Honourable Minister (Tourism & Culture), Govt. of Uttarakhand where he highlights Uttarakhand’s huge possibility in attracting more tourists worldwide for yoga, mountain climbing, trekking, wildlife tours in Jim Corbett National Park, bird-watching and rural tourism.

  • Faiz Ahmed Kidwai

    This incredible state is blessed with varied wildlife and fascinating history, places to visit in Madhya Pradesh are a visual treat for every tourist. Madhya Pradesh is known for its vibrant culture and one can witness the splendour of heritage at various places like Rajwada, Orchha, Madan Mahal Fort, Patalpani Falls, Panchmarhi, Ralamandal and Chhatris.

    Travel And Tour World presents a wonderful interaction with Shri Faiz Ahmed Kidwai, IAS, Managing Director, Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board, where he highlights how this Central Indian state is attracting huge number of national and international tourists throughout the year for its diverse landscape and rich cultural history. He also points out the tourism developmental works done by tourism authorities and civic bodies on the different cities of this state.

  • P Bala Kiran

    The rich Ayurvedic and yoga culture along with sports tourism is also being promoted in Kerala by the government. Snake boat races are being organized in league formats during weekends such as English Premier League and Indian Premiere League. Every tourist coming to Kerala can take part in the amazing snake races in which 120 boats are rowed together in perfect synchronization.

    Southern Kerala regions such as Cochin, Allepey and Munnar are already popular among tourists. Now, the government is taking steps to popularize the northern Kerala. The Malabar river tourism project has been launched in the northern Kerala in which rivers are being connected with cruises.

    Tertiary heritage project has also been launched in which Portuguese; Dutch, English and French heritages are being integrated into the Malabar region.

    P Bala Kiran, Director of Kerala Tourism, in an exclusive interview with Travel and Tour World reveals about government’s plan of promoting northern Kerala and particularly the Malabar region.

  • Shri Santosh Thapa

    In an exclusive interview at World Travel Market 2019 with Travel And Tour World, Shri Santosh Thapa, Senior Officer, Nepal Tourism Board shares his insights, how the tourism board and other tourism bodies are working to attract more adventure tourists throughout the world.

  • Ashok Kumar

    Ashok Kumar, IAS, Secretary (Tourism ) , Goa in an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World speaks about its expansive beaches, waterfalls, promoting ecotourism, introducing river rafting, bungee jumping etc.

  • Shri Bhaskar Phukan

    Assam, India’s north eastern state is a treasure trove of natural beauty and diverse history. It is one of the least explored regions in the country, lending it a flawless, virgin aura that is sure to allure tourists worldwide.

    A land of wild jungles, mighty Brahmaputra River, and acres and acres of tea plantations, Assam has breath-taking landscapes and is known to be one of the top biodiversity hotspots in the world.

    Assam is the gateway to unexploited northeastern part of the country. With the majestic rivers, magnificent hills, its rich flora and fauna, the state is every tourist’s paradise.

    In an exclusive interview at World Travel Market 2019 with Travel And Tour World, Shri Bhaskar Phukan, ACS, Managing Director, Assam Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. shares how Assam is developing its eco-tourism infrastructure to attract nature lovers and the adventure tourists as well

  • Shri L. Mohamed Mansoor

    In an exclusive interview at World Travel Market 2019 with Travel And Tour World, Shri L. Mohamed Mansoor, Director of Tourism, Additional Secretary to Government (Tourism), Puducherry shares how this smallest Union Territory of India is attracting leisure tourists and millennials worldwide with experiential travel experiences. He also highlights how Puducherry is developing its MICE segment with world-class facilities.

  • Rupinder Brar

    Rupinder Brar, Additional General Director, Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India speaks exclusively with Travel And Tour World at WTM, London. She mentioned, as per the data received by the end of August, 2019, India had about seven and a half million visitors   from other countries and for the 2020 campaign the overall thrust will be on immersive experience.

  • Mr. Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi

    Odisha has plenty of opportunities to promote tourism. This Eastern India city has the land of paddy fields, palm-fringed silver beaches, ancient temples, rivers, waterfalls, and tribal people.

    This state is filled with major tourist attractions such as the temples of Bhubaneshwar and Puri, miles of clean beaches and the outstanding Sun Temple of Konark.

    Odisha is a place where you can unwind on the pristine beaches, visit the famous temples and explore the beauty and bounty of nature and wildlife. Here you can also find various ancient monuments and architecture which gloriously stand to remind the history of the land.

    You can also find Odisha’s art and culture, fairs and festivals & dances and music who love to see colours and wish to enjoy life to the fullest. In an exclusive interview at World Travel Market 2019 with Travel And Tour World, Mr. Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi, Minister of State (Ind. Charge), Tourism, Odia Language, Literature & Culture, Government of Odisha shares how Odisha with its tranquil villages allures tourists to feel the tribal essence.

  • Shri Sanjay Pande

    In an exclusive interview at World Travel Market 2019 with Travel And Tour World, Shri Sanjay Pande, Additional Director (Dev.& Marketing), Government of Rajasthan, Department of Tourism shares how Rajasthan with its age-old opulence and grandeur allures tourists that still linger in the air of the state. He also highlights how the villages and the cities like Barmer, Nathdawara, Jaipur, Udaipur and Jodhpur entice everyone with a heartwarming smile.

  • Jawahar Chavda

    Travel and Tour World caught up with Jawahar Chavda, Minister
    (Tourism and Fisheries), Government of Gujarat, at WTM London, to know what Gujarat can offer to travelers from around the world.

    Gujarat has many prehistoric sites which are over 4000 years old. A dinosaur’s park has been recently opened, which is the third-largest park in the world. The park houses the fossilized remains and eggs of the dinosaurs.

    Sardar Vallabhbhai Bhai Patel’s statue, which has been put up a year ago, is the world’s tallest statue at 182 metres. It is double the size of the Statue of Liberty. It’s a dream project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The site has received over 3 million visitors within last one year.

  • T.K. Anil Kumar

    Apratim Ghoshal, Editor, Travel And Tour World, interacts with T.K. Anil Kumar, Secretary, Tourism Department, Government of Karnataka, at ITB Berlin 2019, where he explains Karnataka’s vast tourism opportunities and its legacy of art and culture.

    Karnataka has a plethora of historical landmarks, natural beauty, wildlife and rich cultural heritage. Karnataka is blessed with pristine beaches, verdant UNESCO World Heritage site- Western Ghat Mountain Ranges, gushing Jog waterfalls, densely forested Sahayadri wildlife sanctuaries like Nagarahole National Park and Bandipur National Park.

  • P. Bala Kiran

    At ITB Berlin 2019, Apratim Ghoshal, Editor, Travel And Tour World had an exclusive conversation with P. Bala Kiran, Director, Kerala Tourism.

     

    In terms of inbound tourism, Europe has traditionally been number one market for Kerala tourism. He says: “UK, France, Germany give us around 400,000 tourist every year, and Europe as a whole drives more than 60 per cent of the traffic coming to Kerala. That’s why we come here every year. ITB is our number one trade fair.”

  • Ravindra Dhurjad

    Ravindra Dhurjad, General Manager Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation during the sidelines of ITB Berlin, 2019 spoke exclusively with Apratim Ghoshal, Editor, Travel And Tour World.

    Maharashtra is a year-round tourist destination which provides all the facilities to visitors. The vibrant and magnetic city attracts inbound tourists from western part of Europe , Southeast Asia, France, Germany and Austria. Its specialty lies in diverse tourism offering, has 720 meters long coast line and is associated with Goa the most famous destination of India.

  • Kishu Gomes

    Kishu Gomes, Chairman, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority spoke to Apratim Ghoshal, Editor, Travel And Tour World, during ITB Berlin, 2019.

     

    Sri Lanka, the land of sun and sand, is a sunny country throughout the year, its marvelous product portfolio has been extended. They are promoting wellness, adventure, sports , whales, wild-life , waterfalls and natural resources. Its inbound tourists are mostly from UK, Germany, Switzerland and they are getting good numbers from Australia, USA and Canada

  • Gavin Dias

    Western India’s paradise for travellers, Goa is popular for its white-sand beaches and incredible Portuguese history. Known as the “Pearl of the East”, Goa is enriched with multi ethnic population bearing their cultural heritage, living in harmony that vivifies in visual arts, festivals, street arts & parades and performing arts.

    Apratim Ghoshal, Editor, Travel And Tour World, interacts with Gavin Dias, General Manager (Marketing, Hotels & Cruises), Goa Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. (A Govt. of Goa undertaking) at ITB Berlin 2019,

  • S.P Singh Dhindsa

    During ITB Berlin, 2019, S.P Singh Dhindsa, Project Coordinator, Punjab Heritage and Tourism Promotion Board, Govt. of Punjab, speaks exclusively with Apratim Ghoshal, Editor, Travel and Tour World.

  • Jaykumar Guntupalli

    At ITB Berlin 2019, Apratim Ghoshal, Editor, Travel And Tour World had an exclusive conversation with Jaykumar Guntupalli, Special Representative – Europe, Tourism & Culture; Government of Andhra Pradesh.

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