September 22, 2016
Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the Metropolitan City of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany, with approximately 382,000 inhabitants, expanding to over 1,520,000 in the metropolitan area.
Florence was a center of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of the time. It is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called “the Athens of the Middle Ages
“Florence has approximately 35,000 hotel beds and 23,000 other accommodation facilities (campsites, guesthouses, youth hostels and farmhouses), giving potential for overall stays to exceed 10 million visitor/nights a year. Visitors also include thousands of day-trippers brought in by cruise ships and by road and rail.
“It is not only tourism but it is a learning experience to be in Florence. The attraction for tourist is beyond expectations. I feel, we at India, must learn from these centers as how we have to attract foreign tourist to India” said Sandeep Marwah Managing Director of National Federation of Tourism And Transport Cooperatives of India Limited at Hotel Savoy at Florence.
In 2007, the city ranked as the world’s 59th most visited city, with over 1.729 million arrivals for the year. It has been estimated that just under one-third of tourists are Italians, the remainder comprising Americans (20%), Germans (13%), Japanese (8%), Britons (7.8%), French (5.7%) and Spaniards (5%).
September 22, 2016
Sandeep Marwah at Bal Bharti Public School Noida
Noida: “The time has come when you need to change the pattern of education in the Indian schools to make it a very successful education system and all you require is lots of cultural activities,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios at an annual drama function at Bal Bharti School at Noida.
A well-designed musical play by the 150 students of Bal Bharti Public School on Charles Dicken was organized to showcase the talent of school children.
“The oldest chain of 27 schools of Bal Bharti Public School under the Chairmanship of Nikhil Channa has grown and well accepted the changes in the education system. I am honored to be here and happy to know that school has grown so big in just few years” added Marwah congratulating all the participants of the show.
The play was well attended by the parents, teachers and people from the school management. The Principal Asha Prabhakar paid vote of thanks.
September 21, 2016
Rome: Rome is the third largest visited city in the Europe after London and Paris. More than 4 million tourists come here to enjoy. The best hotel chains of the World are available here.
Asian Education Group has tied up with local tourists & fashion companies to entertain the students of Asian School of Fashion And Design and Asian Institute of Hospitality and Tourism.
“The huge hospitality industry of Rome is a learning place for Indian students. Asian Education Group is keen in sending students to Rome to learn more about the quality of business here” said Sandeep Marwah President of Asian Education Group while entertaining people of industry at Hotel St. Regis, Rome.
Rome is the fourth most important centre for fashion in the world after Milan, New York and Paris. Major luxury fashion houses and jewellery chains, such as Valentino, Bulgari, Fendi, Laura Biagiotti and Brioni, are headquartered or were founded in the city. Also, other major labels, such as Chanel, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Armani and Versace have luxury boutiques in Rome, primarily along its prestigious and upscale Via dei Condotti.
September 21, 2016
Chanti: More than 90 different wine sellers from the Chanti region participated in 46th International Wine Festival known to the World for its special wines of this region of Italy.
Greves de la Chanti a small town 45 minutes drive from Florence organized a wine festival where renowned media person Sandeep Marwah was the special guest.
Around 90 Wine producers offered their product for local sales and export to the wine drinking countries. Sandeep Marwah, keeping in view the rising international tourism of India, offered many to start their sales in India too.
“I am pleased to see the variety of Chanti wines, which are one of the most popular wines of the World. I have been invited here in Greves on a special invitation of the festival during my visit to Italy” said Sandeep Marwah also Managing Director of NFTC- National Federation of Tourism And Transport Cooperatives of India Limited and chairing Indo Italian Cultural Forum.
Doing the honors was the mayor of Greve in Chianti Paolo Sottani accompanied by the Assessor of Productive Activities Gionni Pruneti. The president of the Consortium of Chianti Classico wine Sergio Zingarelli as well as the general director Giuseppe Liberatore was also present there.
As tradition requires, there was a small parade around the stands, preceded by the music of the “Amici di Chianti” (Friends of Chianti) and by two “Galli” (roosters). The parade stopped in front of the statue of Giovanni da Verrazzano for the initial toast.