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‘Medical tourism rapidly growing’

When it comes to medical tourism, sky is the limit for India. The industry, valued $6 billion in 2020, has all it takes to attract such tourists from across the world, and is predicted to reach $13 billion by 2026, says Rajeev Taneja, Founder and CEO of Global Care. TT …

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Adventure puts spotlight on women

The ATOAI Women’s Collective was formed to create a network of women entrepreneurs in the adventure tourism industry. AWC, in a partnership with TRAVTALK, recently launched a series called ‘Spotlight on Women in ATOAI’. AWC intends to help budding women entrepreneurs gain visibility in the industry and give them a …

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Big city hotels see higher revenue

After being hit by COVID, tourism and hospitality sector is not shaken, but learning from the past and preparing for a future that is not only brighter but better prepared to handle another crisis. It is a whole new environment of revival, and the trends show that the industry is …

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Air charters soared even in COVID

Charter aviation industry was one of the few industries that benefitted from the pandemic. ‘We struggled like everyone else in the first six months. However, our revival has been a lot stronger and faster than anyone else’s,’ shares Kanika Tekriwal, Founder and CEO, JetSetGo Aviation. Nisha Verma The pandemic saw …

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Paradigm shift in travelling trends

Researches have shown that travellers’ behaviour has changed when compared to the pre-pandemic times. Their intent for 2022 demonstrate that they are now avoiding busy and over-visited destinations and looking for unusual and off-beat destinations. Not just that, they are willing to spend more for experiences. Janice Alyosius The pandemic …

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Mauritius shines on M!CE, weddings

Now that COVID restrictions have been completely removed with no limitation on the number of gatherings in Mauritius, its tourism board has a renewed focus to tap the MICE and wedding segments from India. To stimulate demand, it has also introduced an attractive incentive scheme for the segments. TT Bureau …

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Why NDC matters now, more than ever

New Distribution Capability (NDC) made its debut a decade ago. But what exactly is it, and what role does it play in the growth of the travel industry of today and tomorrow? Kathy Morgan, Vice President, Channel Delivery at Sabre Travel Solutions shares her perspective on the subject. NDC is …

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1,000 new buses to boost T’gana tourism

Telangana State Road Transport Corporation and Telangana State Tourism Development Corporation recently held a meeting with tourism committee of Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry, where they discussed the way and means to go forward and work together to strengthen tourism. TT Bureau V.C. Sajjanar, Managing Director, Telangana …

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App-based taxis need help: TTAG

App-based taxi services in Goa is much needed, says Nilesh Shah, President, Travel & Tourism Association of Goa, adding that govt should take a strong stand against local taxi unions resorting to hooliganism. TT Bureau Travel & Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) strongly commends the Minister of Transport, Mauvin Godinho, …

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India to have 200 airports by ’24

Usha Padhee, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, GoI, shares that the govt is working on improving air connectivity; the number of airports in the country will be increased to 200 by 2024 from current 140. TT Bureau Usha Padhee, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India, said …

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