Episode 519 (Aug 24)

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In this episode TravelTV.News focuses on:

  • Air India chief Ashwani Lohani has been appointed as the chairman of the Railway Board. He takes over from AK Mittal.
  • FICCI along with the Odisha Government organised roadshow to inform stakeholders about the upcoming Odisha Travel Bazaar to be held at Bhubaneswar. The event is expected to host 40 FTOs from 19 countries.
  • UNWTO launches A campaign, ‘TRAVEL, ENJOY, RESPECT aiming at raising awareness on the value and contribution that sustainable tourism can make towards development
  • Qatar Airways have entered into a partnership with Vistara under which the two carriers will offer seamless travel to over 150 destinations globally from 18 Indian cities
  • Silver Heritage Group to unveil South Asia’s first integrated resort in Nepal

We interviewed:

  • JYOTSNA SURI, Chairperson, Tourism Committee, FIICI
  • NITIN BHANUDAS, JAWALE, Director, Odisha Tourism
  • ASHOK CHANDRA PANDA, Tourism Minister, Govt. Of Odisha
  • TIMOTHY SHEPHERD, Co-Founder & President-Business Development Silver Heritage Group