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1st edition of 'Himachal Travel Mart' records 30 suppliers & 65 buyers & delegates

The inaugural edition of 'Himachal Travel Mart' 2016 organised from April 22 – 24 in Shimla brought together 30 exhibitors from Himachal Pradesh from over 10 diverse segments such as adventure, hospitality, leisure, etc. to meet and do business with more than 65 hosted buyers and media from throughout India and abroad. International hosted buyers and media were flown in from countries including Australia, Dubai, France, Germany, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States of America.

The B2B seller-buyer networking platform was organised on a pre-fixed appointment basis. The event received support from all major travel – trade and hospitality association in India such as 'Association of Domestic Tour Operators Association of India (ADTOI), Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) and Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO).

Air India to connect Mumbai & Bhavnagar with four weekly flights

Air India Ltd will commence flight services to Bhavnagar from Mumbai today, reports PTI. The new flight, to be operated by the national carrier's regional arm Alliance Air, will be a huge relief to frequent flyers between the two cities and operate four days a week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, Air India said in a statement.

Air India is commencing operations to the trade city of Saurashtra region in Gujarat to enhance regional connectivity as a part of its 'Connect India' programme, it said. Air India will serve the route with a 70-seater ATR-72, it added.

SpiceJet to add new flight on Udaipur-Mumbai route from April 16

As part of its summer schedule, SpiceJet Ltd will launch a flight between Udaipur and Mumbai on April 16, 2016, stated a release.
To cater to the peak summer rush, from March to October, SpiceJet has unleashed a whole new summer schedule wherein apart from equipment upgradation, the airline has added three new flights and six new frequencies, thus offering more seats and connecting key metros and cities.

Flight No Origin Destination Departure Time Arrival Time Effective from Frequency
SG - 422 Mumbai Udaipur 12:35 14:05 16-Apr-16 Daily
SG- 635 Udaipur Mumbai 14:35 15:55 16-Apr-16 Daily

With the introduction of the summer schedule, the airline will increase its operation to 306 daily flights from 240 flights operated in last summer schedule.