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Countryside Calling

Spotlight on the glamourous villages of the world

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HOW DO WE RETHINK TOURISM?
#WTD2022

The big question from the big picture

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Chinese tourists out to see the world again

Good international travel expected by the end of 2021

International air travel must become simple, predictable, and practical

Passengers want hassle-free travel and data protection

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Global travel recovery to be highly uneven in 2021-2023

Return to travel will depend on source markets as well as destinations

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Indian travellers are prioritising travel

Survey shows willingness to spend over INR 10,000 per person on travel during Nov-Dec 2021

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Best Tourism Villages around the world declared by UNWTO

Preserving the natural and cultural diversity of global rural tourism

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Kolkata's Durga Puja enters the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

The first festival in Asia to receive the accolade, a moment of glory for India

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From mapping the big data to investing in sustainable projects, making tourism ready for the future

Tourism is now at the heart of the global conversation of economic and social recovery action plans

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BACK TO SQUARE ONE

The Russian ‘special operation’ in Ukraine resulting global travel disruption reverses the tourism barometer once again

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Decoding Destination Social Responsibility

Sustainability is required in all the domains of life and tourism is a big part of it. It is time to take an oath by all and act accordingly.

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