This week we bring you a recap of the important news from 2014

The episode focuses on:
1. Incredible India website touches 52,000 hits a day
2. Dubai to levy tourism tax from March 31
3. The prestigious South India Travel Awards were hosted in Hyderabad
4. For the first time, the Ministry of Tourism, ITDC and FICCI co-organized the first edition of IITB in New Delhi
5. With the new government in power, the ministry of tourism gets a new leader
6. Singapore airlines brings the Airbus A380 to India
7. Indians travelling abroad can now carry Rs. 25,000 in cash: RBI
8. This week we take you the second session of the glamorous and glittering India Travel Awards West held in Pune
9. Zakkir Ahmed is unopposed TAFI President for 2014-16 term
10. “Cleanliness” to be a new category at National Tourism Awards says Tourism Minister
11. PATA Travel Mart 2015 to be held in Bengaluru
12. FHRAI hosts its 49th Convention in Jaipur
13. KTM 2014 received 282 international buyers from 60 countries
14. VKonect, India’s first focused outbound B2B meetings platform successfully conducted its maiden edition in New Delhi
15. Dr. Lalit K. Panwar takes over as the Tourism Secretary
16. This week we bring you the first edition of the prestigious India Travel Awards- East held in Kolkata on October 10
17. Jehangir Katgara wins the WTM World Global Travel Leaders Award
18. TravTalk TV interviews Dr. Mahesh Sharma, MoS for Tourism and Culture (Independent Charge)
19. Visa on Arrival by Electronic Travel Authorisation has been launched for 43 countries by the Ministry of Tourism
20. Jyotsna Suri takes over as the new President of FICCI
21. Achievers of the travel industry were awarded at the India Travel Awards North

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