TRAVEL & TOURISM

 

While Industry waited for Proposals to Motivate more Domestic Travel, Government has decided upon diverting LTC funds to other consumer Spends

A double whammy has fallen on the doorsteps of the travel and tourism sector. While for months, the sector has continued to look for help from government, to mitigate the stress, here ...
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Domestic tourism the way to go, declares MoT; launches ‘SAATHI’ app for hospitality industry

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, recently celebrated the World Tourism Day, hosting a virtual seminar, with the entire top brass of the ministry in attendance. Dharmendra Pradhan, Cabinet Minister for ...
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Unleash the tsunami that tourism can bring, making it contribute upto 20% of India’s GDP, says Tourism Fraternity Members.

In India, travel and tourism has been decimated. Following the current protocol in place with regard to international travel, businesses involved in inbound tourism have overnight lost their relevance. Zero revenues in ...
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Singapore Changi rated the safest among APAC airports evaluated by Safe Travel Barometer in its study.

Safe Travel Barometer, the world’s most comprehensive database for COVID-19 traveler health and safety protocols, has released the Safe Travel Score for airports worldwide including for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region (see ...
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Travel agents are conserving cash; uniform policies critical to boosting demand, says Ankush Nijhawan

Much has been written and discussed on the B2C segment and the challenges therein. However, the churn in the B2B segment has not been adequately documented in the recent past. We reached ...
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Naveen Kundu confident of domestic appetite; first priority is to open up the travel sector, prefers industry to lead the recovery

Amid the doom and gloom comes heartening news for the industry. EbixCash Travels has inked a significant deal to provide travel (charter), on-ground and forex services to a majority of the IPL ...
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IATO President shares his prescription to relaunch Tourism in the country; Confidence Building is the Key to Success

There is little chance of inbound tourism in the immediate future, considering the spike in cases in key gateway cities. Air bubbles present an opportunity but not necessarily for tourism; these are ...
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Mumbai based VIDEC releases its Safe Travel Barometer; LH is the safest with Vistara in second position.

Lufthansa rated the best among 150+ airlines evaluated worldwide by Safe Travel BarometerSafe Travel Barometer, said to be the world’s most comprehensive database for COVID-19 traveler health and safety protocols, has released ...
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MoT signs MOU with TAAI and FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) for Women Empowerment

A pioneering initiative has been signed between MoT and TAAI and FLO, towards women empowerment, laying emphasis on personal and hospitality skills, a more flexible work balance and greater options for entrepreneurship ...
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CAPA study recommends earliest intervention to ensure airline sector sustainability.

CAPA has come out with yet another alarm, saying that both industry and government need to sit down and together find solutions to problems, indeed, the grave crisis, confronting the airline industry ...
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