NEW DELHI: The overseas journey business in India is actually increasing. “Despite the slowdown due to rupee fluctuations, the Indian outbound numbers have been growing at an average annual growth rate of 10-12 per cent over the last seven years,” the World Trade Organisation stated in a report.
According to tourism business officers, Dubai and some extra cities within the UAE, in addition to Europe, the US and the UK, are prime locations for Indian vacationers. Apart from the Middle East, South Africa can also be concentrating on Indian vacationers after stress-free its Visa guidelines.
According to Jan Van Der Putten, Vice President Operations, Africa and Indian Ocean, Hilton, “To suit the needs of Indian visitors, the country has attractive packages and products suitable for any type of visit. Direct flights to Johannesburg and visa on arrival have further improved the arrivals and the tourism industry in Africa, and we have already seen strong demand from India as a result.”
“Exceptional quality, impeccable service and the warmest of welcomes, no one does hospitality like Hilton.” This is the motto behind Namaste, their visitor providing designed to ship a tailor-made expertise for visitors travelling from India to Middle East and Africa. Namaste is curated for the up and coming Indian world traveller and the programme caters to a few main segments: vacation spot weddings; conferences and conventions; and movie shoots. Millennial travellers need to discover offbeat locations and Hilton is aiming to cater to Indian visitors heading to locations like Doha, Ras Al Khaimah, and Cairo.