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Organisational changes as ATPI completes India acquisitions Mumbai, August 24, 2016
THE ATPI Group is making structural and leadership changes in India with recent acquisition deals now complete.

Burma Boating expands fleet, sets sail to new destinations Mergui Archipelago, August 10, 2016
BOUTIQUE cruise operator Burma Boating has added four new yachts to its fleet, including new flagship the Clan VI, bringing total boat count to 10.

JNTO introduces agent specialist programme in India Rohit Kaul, New Delhi, August 2, 2016
THE Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) recently conducted its inaugural Destination Japan Specialist Programme for outbound travel consultants in New Delhi and Mumbai.

India looks to extend e-visa scheme to 36 more countries Rohit Kaul, New Delhi, July 27, 2016
THE Indian government is looking to extend e-visa facilities to citizens of 36 more countries including Italy, Iran, Egypt, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Maldives, Morocco, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Morocco.

Costa Cruises makes debut in India with Mumbai homeport Mumbai, July 22, 2016
COSTA Cruises is marking its entry into the Indian market with the launch of the Costa neoClassica from homeport Mumbai between December 16, 2016 to March 18, 2017.

India to be sixth largest business travel market by 2019: GBTA New Delhi and Mumbai, July 19, 2016
INDIA will jump four spots to become the world's sixth largest corporate travel market in the next five years, based on forecasts in a Visa-sponsored report by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation.

New hotel openings: July 11 to 15, 2016 July 15, 2016
The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.

Steady growth for global business travel until 2020: GBTA Alexandria, Virginia, July 13, 2016
A NEW report by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has forecasted that global business travel spending will be US$1.3 trillion in 2016, and grow 5.8 per cent on average in the next five years to reach US$1.6 trillion in 2020.

Indian operators up in arms against OTA pricing policies Rohit Kaul, New Delhi, June 28, 2016
MORE than 1,000 tour agents, transport operators and hoteliers held a protest late last week at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against what they termed as "unethical pricing policy by OTAs".

Malaysian agency and Visa launch Halal tours site S Puvaneswary, Kuala Lumpur, June 23, 2016
VISA Malaysia and Mitra Kembara, a Malaysian travel agency, recently launched a travel platform, exclusively for Visa credit and debit cardholders, to provide tours and services for Halal travellers.