Monthly Newsletter : Feb 2019

Does this mean anything apart from opportunities? Our vision for the year 2019 is to redefine representation in Indian travel marketplace by acquiring associates and mentoring talent.

Opportunities in Indian Travel Marketplace are endless - are you up for the grab!

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Jasmine Duggal - CEO

 

Tourism Updates

 
 

SATTE 2019 Witnesses Trend In Increased Participation

Over 1000 exhibitors and representatives from over 50 countries participated in three-day expo. Thailand, Malaysia, Dubai and Sri Lanka were the partner countries, Indonesia was the featured destination and Azerbaijan was the focus country for SATTE 2019.

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Western Australia's drive to attract more visitors from India

17 Indian inbound tour operators (ITOs) visited Perth for a familiarisation (famil) trip. The trip coincided with the first-ever international test cricket match between Australia and India at the new Optus Stadium

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Travel Trivia

 

Cambodia

  • Tarantulas are eaten in Cambodia as a snack.
  • Angkor Was is the largest religious monument ever constructed.
  • Cambodia received a whopping 5 million visitors during 2016
  • Cambodia is land of Mopeds / bikes. The capital Phnom Penh has an estimated 1.3 million mopeds.
  • There has never been a McDonalds in Cambodia.
 

Sri Lanka

  • Despite being 122nd smallest country in the world, Sri Lanka account for over 19% of tea exports worldwide.
  • Cricket is most popular sport in Sri Lanka, but the national sport is Volleyball.
  • Sri Lanka is the only country in the world where you can see world's largest land mammal - the elephant and the largest marine mammal, the blue whale, in a single day.
  • Adam's peak is the most sacred monument in the country showing a sacred footprint claimed by various religions.
 

Pathikar of the Month...

 

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This is Pathika's modest tribute to the leaders who sculpted the path for generations to pursue.

 

Vallabh bhai Vashram bhai Marvaniya

Around 60 to 65 years ago, he introduced 'carrots' as vegetable into the markets. He has made a highly valuable contribution towards the growth of Saurashtra farmers through his research in the sowing methods for carrot crops. He was the first farmer to establish carrot as vegetable.

About Pathika...

Redefining Travel Representation in India

As the name suggests "Pathika" is a modern, innovative & digital - travel sales & marketing representation company. With decades of rich experience in travel, "Pathika" offers a practical & cost-effective option to National Tourism Boards, Cruise liners, Hotels & Destination Management companies, wishing to expand their businesses in the most emerging country of the millennium – India.

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Quote of the Month

 

"An adventurous life does not necessarily mean climbing mountains, swimming with sharks, or jumping off cliffs. It means risking yourself by leaving a little piece of you behind in all those you meet along the way."
Shawna Grapentin