Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 31 : Flight Shop - a wholly owned Indian subsidiary of FCTG, Australia, recently announced a joint-partnership with Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) and Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) to offer combined holiday packages to the discerning Indian traveller.
As both tourism boards come together for the first time, the collaboration intends to strengthen mutual relationships and expand their presence in the Indian market.
Offering a perfect assortment of culture, cityscapes and scenic beauty, the joint holiday package aspires to be a discerning traveler's delight.
Geographically close, Japan and Korea, when combined, offer a fantastic blend of manmade and natural splendors.
Known for modern architecture and fast moving city-life, both destinations are full of fashion, endless street food and nightlife; yet offer diverse cultural experiences.
Commenting on the collaboration, Shravan Gupta, Executive Director - Leisure Businesses, FCM Travel Solutions India, said, "We are extremely delighted to have collaborated with Japan and Korea Tourism boards in India.
As a first-of-its-kind, the partnership aligns with our commitment to offer unbeatable escapades to our customers.
The popularity of these destinations amongst Indian travellers has driven us to create the finest itineraries with exciting opportunities and unforgettable lifetime experiences.
As key long haul destinations, Japan and South Korea have witnessed a robust growth of 30% in Indian outbound travelers; the joint collaboration aims to double this growth over the next few years.
As both destinations bet high on India, we will focus primarily on key and emerging metros" He added, "With a combined Japan and South Korea tour, Flight Shop endeavors to offer an experience of two remarkably exotic countries comprising incredible cultures, traditions, and landmarks.
The dual-country itineraries are especially curated by travel experts at Flight Shop to suit every traveler's need across segments; from families to honeymooners, group of friends, solo voyagers and even business travellers seeking Bleisure.
While these itineraries capture the best of both, we also offer customized itineraries to suit every traveler's need." Byungsun Lee, Director, Korea Tourism Organization, said, "We are elated to collaborate with Flight Shop and Japan Tourism Board to promote Far-East in India as we strongly believe that the Korea-Japan combination holidayis a star-offering for Indian market this summer season.
Carriers in India (Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Japan Airways, All Nippon Airways) offer excellent connectivity to both the counties with bare minimum connecting times.
Together, South Korea and Japan combined, will offer an unmatched and unparalleled experience to Indian travellers, especially to families with Theme Park, Shopping, etc.
as the focus themes". Kenichi Takano, Executive Director, Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) said, "Japan is a destination for all - for families, honeymoon couples, corporates and millennials.
We want to reach out to every Indian traveller who is looking for a holiday option that is full of culture, heritage and absolutely exceptional experiences.
Hence, embarking our association with Korea Tourism Board and Flight Shop, we wish to drive awareness and consideration of Japan and South Korea as one-holiday destinations".
The combination of places visited in these two countries in one journey offers travellers an unforgettable experience like no other.