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North India revels with Maya

The 4th North India Travel Awards was held at The Lalit New Delhi amidst the stalwarts of the tourism industry. Chief Guest Vijay Goel, Minister of State for Statistics & Programme Implementation and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of India and Guest of Honour Shivdular Singh Dhillon, IAS, Special Secretary-cum-Director, Department of …

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Restructuring overseas presence?

The shutting down of seven foreign tourist offices by the Government of India has sent the travel trade in a tizzy. TRAVTALK asks industry experts about the impact of this decision on the tourism business within and outside the country. Plagued with the vacancy of several posts and lack of …

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Guide for industry entrants

The book, ‘Tourism: Everyone’s Business’, written by Gour Kanjilal, Executive Director, IATO and former Deputy Director General of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India was launched by M.P. Bezbaruah, Former Secretary Tourism, Government of India and Permanent Representative of UNWTO in India. Other dignitaries present at the book launch included …

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Adventure rules the roost in Knysna

At the heart of the Garden Route in South Africa, Knysna is the perfect base from which Indian travellers can explore the area with adventure as its biggest draw. The coastal town has been a destination for the Indian market for some time. HAZEL JAIN With close to 100,000 Indian …

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India in full strength at WTM London

Incredible India was surely a force to reckon with at WTM London this year. While the focus was increasingly on networking and building relationships, the Indian participation at the event was indicative of the importance of the UK market in India. The Indian contingent shares its views on the event. …

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Travstarz ups tech game

Travstarz opened new offices in Ahmedabad, Mumbai & Pune and has added Azerbaijan and Eastern Europe to its portfolio. TT BUREAU The year 2017 turned out to be a very successful one for Travstarz Global Group as the company marked its presence in various cities across India and also saw …

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Trafalgar brochure out

The tour operator’s new brochure for 2018 has all the features that its trade partners in India loved. Agents can also learn about Trafalgar products through its online training module. HAZEL JAIN Like every year, Trafalgar has launched its new brochure for 2018 which will continue to have all the …

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GST concerns plagued agents in 2017

TT BUREAU Pooja Wadhwa, Partner, Avant Garde Consulting This year has been exceptional for us as we received heart-warming support from the travel trade for the entire chain that extends to Dubai, Maldives and Seychelles, especially for JA Manafaru Maldives, which was a fairly unknown brand in the Indian market. …

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Travel agents bid goodbye to 2017

TT BUREAU Sandeep Dwivedi, Chief Operating Officer, InterGlobe Technology Quotient, India Travel Award winner The last few years have redefined our approach as a travel technology company. Our matchless offering from 400+ airlines, 670,000+ hotel properties, 35,000 car rental locations, 61 cruise and tour operators, and 12 rail booking providers …

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Maya to return to North India

The 4th North India Travel Awards will be held on December 21, 2017, at The LaLit New Delhi. Like every year, these awards too will honour the hard work of the professionals of the tourism industry in the region. TT BUREAU Renowned as India’s first regional awards which honour the …

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