AGENTS

Tourist facilities need a push

As the Budget draws closer, spokespersons of the tourism and hospitality industries talk about their expectations, some of which include, further reduction in GST and improvement of tourist facilities. Subhash Goyal, Secretary General, FAITH The tourism industry should be treated on a par with the export industry, particularly export of …

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Value for business travel

Having spread its footprint to Mumbai and Bengaluru with offices in the two cities, STG Journey India is looking to open more branches in the coming years. Manas Dwivedi The previous year was a satisfactory one for STG Journey India, when it established itself as one of the most reliable …

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Innovation through technology

TourFox becomes the first company in the world to implement the e-Swiss Pass Module on its website, which goes to show that thinking out of the box is a key aspect of every industry, says Sindhu Madhavan, Account Manager, TourFox. Soon, the company will implement Easy Rail Access (ERA) in …

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A unique portfolio

With the objective of consolidating the presence of the products in its portfolio, ISA Tourism will strive for steady growth in 2020, says Manas Sinha, Director, ISA Tourism. Manas Dwivedi As the regional sales office for Far East Hospitality Group, 2019 was fairly a good year for ISA Tourism. The …

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A big break in AI

Kapil Goswamy, MD, Bigbreaks.com, claims that technology is the way forward for the industry and personalised offerings for clients would certainly make a difference. Nisha Verma Bigbreaks.com added a number of destinations and introduced new products to its portfolio in the previous year, making 2019 “a reasonably good year at …

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A vision to diversify

The Globus family of brands is introducing gadgets that double up as complimentary data hotspots and commentary hearing devices for customers while on tour. Hazel Jain In addition to the perennially popular Cosmos, Globus and Avalon Waterways brands for touring and river cruising respectively, the company has recently introduced the …

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Travstarz grows 100%

With over 100% YOY growth, Travstarz Global Group has soared heights. Pankaj Nagpal, MD of the group, says the vision to be in India’s top three B2B companies keeps them going. Manas Dwivedi A dedicated B2B company since its inception, Travstarz Global Group has laid prime importance on the travel …

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GRN Connect, reinvented

Relaunching its portal in 2019 with some enhanced features based on the latest technology, GRN Connect has set ambitious goals for achieving good growth in 2020. Manas Dwivedi Improving its supply side by adding some large global suppliers as well as local DMCs, GRN Connect is now able to offer …

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New decade, fresh hope

The previous year may have been a tumultuous one for the travel and tourism sector across its many segments, from aviation to hospitality and from technology to allied services, but the present one seems absolutely promising. We wish the trade the very best for the new decade! Siddhanta Sharma, President …

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Using technology wisely

Tripjack has invested in technology to offer its customers a seamless experience. Its mobile interface allows bookings on- the-go and soon, an integration with WhatsApp will be a reality. Hazel Jain Having made the bold move to rebrand itself and move on to a new platform – from Atlas Travels …

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