Category Archives: News & Updates

06 Jul

Visit USA Committee India Chapter to be revived

US Commercial Services, US Consulate Mumbai in collaboration with the travel trade has initiated the revival of the Visit USA Committee (VUSACOM) India Chapter. A preliminary meeting was convened earlier this month for the same. According to Richard Rothman, Principal Commercial Officer, US Commercial Services, US Consulate-Mumbai, Ashwini Kakkar, Executive Vice-Chairman, Mercury Travels has been

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22 Aug

US woos Indian tourists

HYDERABAD, AUG. 22 | Mumbai Article Link: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/international/article3807419.ece?textsize=large&test=1 The United States is seeking to woo Indian tourists inviting them to explore and enjoy the vast country and its diversity. The US Commercial Service, part of the US Consulate General, is promoting travel and tourism with a focus on attracting conventions as a part of the

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02 Apr

VUSACOM India to establish chapters in Tier-II cities by late 2012

Monday, April 02, 2012, 17:00 Hrs | Mumbai Article Link: http://www.travelbizmonitor.com/vusacom-india-to-establish-chapters-in-tierii-cities-by-late-2012-16073 In a bid to increase Indian traffic to the USA from Tier-II cities, the Visit-USA Committee (VUSACOM) India, the Indian chapter of VUSACOM, will set up chapters in Tier-II cities besides regional chapters across India. This was disclosed by Manoj Gursahani, Vice President, VUSACOM

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07 Mar

VUSACOM prepares roadmap to increase tourist flow to US

Pune, Wed Mar 07 2012, 01:44 hrs Article Link: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/vusacom-prepares-roadmap-to-increase-tourist-flow-to-us/921041/ In a bid to increase tourist flow to the US, the Indian chapter of Visit USA Committee (VUSACOM) that started functioning from Mumbai four months back, is branching to cities like Pune. VUSACOM is organising roadshows and will be opening its offices in several cities

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06 Mar

U.S. now woos the travelling Indian

BANGALORE, March 6, 2012 Article Link: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-karnataka/article2965253.ece With more Indians travelling abroad, everyone seems to be in the race to grab a slice of the paratha. On Monday, it was the turn of the Americans to woo the Indian traveller to the U.S. While about 6.5 lakh tourists from India visited the United States last

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05 Mar

Madison Avenue tries card trick to woo rich Indians

By Ritwik Mukherjee Mar 05 2012, Kolkata Article Link: http://www.mydigitalfc.com/news/madison-avenue-tries-card-trick-woo-rich-indians-235 The next time you plan a visit to the US, you may want to acquire a Madison Avenue Card. Madison Avenue Card programme is a public-private partnership of the US department of commerce, American Express, NYC & Company, and the Madison Avenue Business Improvement District

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13 Feb

BrandUSA to consolidate inbound tourism growth

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