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58.3% repeat Indian bookings

Trafalgar’s in-house survey has revealed that India delivers a repeat booking rate of 58.3 per cent and these guests are choosing to travel further to more exotic destinations such as South America. Hazel Jain As part of its annual ritual, Trafalgar recently launched its new 2019 brochure in India that …

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Meet the new-age traveller

Sabina Chopra, Managing Director, RCI India, attributes the changing dynamics of the Indian travel space to the consistently growing middle class and increasing disposable income. Gone are the days when planning and booking a holiday was strictly the work of a travel agent, when fixed itineraries and sightseeing were considered …

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‘It is more than just a museum’

About five minutes away from the city of Lucerne, the Swiss Museum of Transport attracts FITs and groups alike because it offers loads of entertainment options as well as shopping! TT Bueau The Swiss Transport Museum or Verkehrshaus der Schweiz in Lucerne opened in July 1959 and exhibits all forms …

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Bringing the best for Indians

Having created a niche for itself in the Indian market, Europamundo Global Tours is on a growth spree in the country and is introducing new products as well as India-specific service and food for travellers. TT Bureau For Europamundo Global Tours, the last one year has been quite progressive, agrees …

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Cozmo goes glocal

After an expertise in the UAE visa, global visa and air ticketing market, Cozmo Travel is now looking to aggressively venture into MiCE and holidays business. TT Bureau Providing a contemporary blend of travel experience to new-age travellers, Cozmo Travel has swiftly established a name for itself within the Indian …

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Poised to be dnata’s game changer

Iain Andrew, Divisional Senior Vice President—Travel Services, dnata joined the Emirates Group in December 2005 and was promoted to the current position in 2007. Since then, he has been instrumental in strategising a new game plan for dnata which serves over 20 brands in 77 markets with more than 5,500 …

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Assurance with limitless coverage

Many credit cards have travel insurance embedded in their plans. Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEIA) and Gururaj SA, General Manager, Sur Travels, shed light on the importance of a correct travel insurance plan. Q. Does a traveller credit card offer full protection …

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Business travel on the rise

Highlighting the diversification of offerings to appeal to different markets and the growth of MiCE travel in the MENA region, Paula De Keijzer, Senior Director—Market Management, Middle East, Africa, Greece & Turkey, Expedia Group, explains the emergence and development of varied markets. TT Bureau Q. Given the extensive experience in …

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Clean sweep for Maya in ME

The second edition of the Arabian Travel Awards was held at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, as over 300 guests cheered the winners at a glittering ceremony. Shehara Rizly Arabian Travel Awards is a platform for the Middle East market to appreciate the efforts of travel specialists who have contributed to …

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From Rare to Peach

Rare India has launched a new entity called Peach, under which the team would work for new tourism products, fairs and events in terms of development, promotion and marketing. Nisha Verma One of the first projects under Peach is Gobindgarh Fort, recently showcased in Delhi for agents by Deepa Sahi, …

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