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South Korean delegation visits Maker Village

A two-member delegation from South Korea visited Maker Village, India’s largest electronic incubator, on Thursday in connection with the K-Startup Grand Challenge 2018 to be held in Seoul in July, which will open a window for startups to compete and win attractive monetary prizes. The contest, being organised by the National IT Industry Promotion Agency, Korea (NIPA), will give an access to the contestants to Korea’s top tech companies with […]

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Facebook ranks Kerala Tourism Page as the Best FB page in 2017

In line with its proactive efforts in the social media space, Kerala Tourism’s Facebook page has trumped other state tourism boards by climbing on to the top slot. The Kerala Tourism Facebook page attained first place in a ranking done by Facebook based on total engagement with tourists that included reactions, shares and comments on the page between the January 1 and December 31, 2017 time frame. The Kerala Tourism […]

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Kochi gets largest convention center in India

UAE based retail conglomerate, Lulu Group International launched its mega project in Kochi. Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala officially inaugurated the Lulu Bolgatty International Convention Center & Grand Hyatt in the presence of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, UAE Minister for Tolerance, HH Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan, Bahrain Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Yusuffali MA, chairman of Lulu group along with ambassadors of UAE, KSA […]

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EM Najeeb, M.D, A.T.E. has been elected as the Senior Vice President at the IATO elections

EM Najeeb, Managing Director, Air Travel Enterprises has been elected as the Senior Vice President at the IATO elections. Another new entrant in the core committee of IATO is Rajesh Mudgill, Managing Director, Planet India Travel, who has been elected as the Honorary Secretary. Thanking everyone for the victory, Najeeb said, “It’s a great honor and pleasure for me to have been elected as the senior VP of a prestigious association […]

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Kerala Tourism to Participate in Arabian Travel Mart in Dubai

Riding on the possibilities of additional prospects that would enable a surge in tourism arrivals from the Arabian region, Kerala Tourism will participate in the prestigious Arabian Travel Mart to be organised from April 22 to 25, in Dubai. The Kerala delegation for the Arabian Travel Mart will be led by Sri Kadakampally Surendran, Minister for Tourism, Cooperation and Devaswoms. Tourism statistics have revealed that the number of travellers arriving […]

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GoAir bags Gold Award for Email Marketing at Asian Consumer Engagement Forum

GoAir, one of India’s fastest growing airlines, has bagged the prestigious “Gold award” in the Email Marketing category for the successful use of technology at the 7th Global Customer Engagement Forum & Awards 2018 organised by Asian Consumer Engagement Forum (ACEF).  Through its innovative and unique Email Marketing program, GoAir has been successful in building strong and engaging relationship with customers. The seventh edition of Global Customer Engagement Forum & Awards […]

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Oman tourism arrivals to increase CAGR 13% to 2021

Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13% between 2018 and 2021, according to data released ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2018 (ATM), which takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 22-25. Commissioned by ATM, the Colliers International data, predicts the rise will be fuelled by visitors from across the GCC, who accounted for 48% of guests in 2017. In addition, […]

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Innovative Hyperloop to transform tourism infrastructure development in GCC

GCC capital investments in tourism infrastructure are expected to reach US$56 billion by 2022, with the UAE ranked the most competitive in the region, driven by the development of multiple revolutionary transport projects, according to the latest research published ahead of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2018. According to Arabian Travel Market’s research partner, Colliers International, lightening-speed, innovative Hyperloop train systems combined with the Haramain High Speed Railway, the development of […]

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Huddle Kerala: Investors see Kerala as a fertile market for startup investments

The two-day ‘Huddle Kerala’, a leading brainstorming event for startups, innovators and technology companies in Asia, wound up at Kovalam here today with investors showing robust faith in Kerala’s technological advancements and promising to invest in its fledgeling enterprises besides offering mentorships. Twelve investors, 40 startups from outside Kerala and 120 mentors participated in the inaugural edition of the conclave, organized by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) in association with […]

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Trip of a Lifetime for Bloggers; a Unique Marketing Success for Kerala Tourism

Traveling across Kerala and imbibing the spirit of all that God’s Own Country offered, thirty bloggers from across the world concluded their jaunt undertaken as part of the much spoken about Kerala Blog Express in Kochi today. The Kerala Blog Express, which came to a close today, provided an experience like never before for the bloggers, who would now post their experiences of the state on social media space for […]

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