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Ark’s training for Mumbai agents

Ark Travels and United Travel Agents organised a training workshop for agents in Mumbai. It plans to take this workshop across India. Ark Travels, a B2B travel agent in India for cruise and luxury resort vacations, recently organised a training workshop for travel agents in Mumbai. The event was organised …

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Leveraging MICE in India

ITDC and ICPB co-hosted a roadshow to promote the MICE segment, providing an opportunity to stakeholders to network and interact with professional suppliers, conference organisers, DMCs, travel agents, etc. Keeping in mind India’s progress as one of the fastest-growing destinations for conventions and meetings of all sizes and hues, the …

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IndiGo gears up for UDAN

IndiGo will be looking at participating in the second round of bids for Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme, reveals Aditya Ghosh, President & Whole Time Director, IndiGo. He shares plans for new routes in an exclusive interaction with TRAVTALK. NISHA VERMA Q) Which new routes will IndiGo be …

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Romania calls on TAAI-NR agents

Travel Agents Association of India-Northern Region (TAAI-NR) invited Cristina Lonela Tarteata, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Romania, to showcase the country’s tourism offerings to the trade. Discerning Indian travellers are now looking beyond the regular European destinations for vacations. Rajan Sehgal, Chairman-Northern Region (TAAI), says, “In the last few years, Eastern …

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Combo deal from Bonton on the cards

Bonton Group of Companies is offering a variety of combinations for international destinations, like Dubai with Mauritius, Seychelles and the Maldives. The company will also offer group departures to Eastern Europe in 2017. Bonton Online, the online travel portal of the Group, also adds to serve its trade partners efficiently, …

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SriLankan flies to Melbourne

Melbourne joins SriLankan Airline’s network from October 29, offering connectivity between Colombo and Australia for the tour-based market from India. SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, will be establishing its presence in Australia with daily non-stop services to Melbourne from October …

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MMT scouts for more hotels

Having identified hotels and international airlines as big growth areas for itself, MakeMyTrip is scouting for more acquisitions after Goibibo. Deep Kalra, Founder and Group CEO, MakeMyTrip, speaks to TRAVTALK about the growth areas for the company. HAZEL JAIN After the recent merger with rival online travel agent Goibibo, MakeMyTrip …

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Celebrity Edge woos Indians

Celebrity Cruises is eyeing the high-end Indian cruise market for its newly introduced ship – Celebrity Edge, which will begin sailing from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Eastern and Western Caribbean regions in December 2018. The very popular cruise line — Celebrity Cruises — has opened early bird bookings for its …

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Nucore all set for India log in

Nucore Software Solutions has set its eyes on India and by 2018, they plan to cater to the region with the launch of a SaaS-based programme, along with several other products. Nucore Software Solutions mainly caters to the Middle East and African markets, where they boast of a presence in …

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ADTOI holds by-elections

The Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI) held its by-elections recently and has elected a new Treasurer and Joint Secretary for the team. Rajesh Arya, Director, India International Tours & Travels, is the new Treasurer of ADTOI and Dalip Gupta, Director, DGS Travel House has been elected as …

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