AGENTS

Paramount tool for agents

Click Paramount empowers big and small travel agents with deals that can attract more clientele without the sluggishness of the e-mail system through its online travel agent only deals. While helping to make the concept of travelling popular in India, online portals have also contributed to putting the industry through …

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Intensifying India footprint

The accommodation aggregator with a formidable presence in Europe, is looking to grab a piece of the Indian pie, but not without the support of partners. AHANA GURUNG Priceline Group’s Booking. com is one of the several international online travel companies that believes India to be a valuable market and …

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Harvey India opens office in Gurugram

With an eye on the North India market, Harvey India Holidays has opened a branch in Gurugram. It will now train its focus on the South India and Pune markets. Joe Rajan, CEO, Harvey India, talks about the new office opening and the strategy that the company will adopt to …

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Kilimanjaro diaries: Pushing the limits

An ecstatic Mahendra Vakharia, Managing Director, Pathfinders Holidays, talks about his latest achievement of scaling 5895m Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, also among the world’s highest volcanoes, and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Last year we had an opportunity of arranging a dream itinerary for our clients. They …

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Enabling differently-abled

Enable Travel, a specialised venture supported by Cox & Kings, is offering curated itineraries in 14 Indian cities to aid the aspirations of disabled travellers in India. Debolin Sen, Head, Enable Travel, informs that the initial plan is to spread awareness amongst the disabled persons that India is more accessible …

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Portugal to open India office

Not only is Portugal Tourism opening an office in India, it will also appoint a local representative in Mumbai by May 2017. Portugese tourism ministry will be making a direct presence in India soon, by opening a tourism office in Mumbai. Luis Araujo, President, Turismo De Portugal, reveals, “We will …

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India pitches in Canada’s tourism dream

Canada welcomed a total of 20 million visitors in 2016, out of which more than 215,664 were Indian tourists. TRAVTALK finds out from travel trade stakeholders why Canada is a favourite among Indian tourists and how can they help Canada achieve its dream of 20 million visitors by 2020. “India …

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Bouncing back post demonetisation

The impact of demonetisation on the travel industry was short-term, lasting for only a few months. Now that normalcy has been retained, business seems to be back on track as agents gear up for the summer season. TRAVTALK finds out from the travel trade how business has been faring so …

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Caper: The perfect launchpad for small business units

On the lookout to add more divisions to its existing portfolio, Caper Travel Company (CTC) and its group of SBUs reminisce their journey of growth with the company and highlight milestones along the way “Caper’s journey from three passionate multitaskers to a team of over 300 professionals has been a …

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Digital travel dragons roar

If you’re interested in content specific to your business needs and networking, the Digital Travel Summit APAC in Singapore from April 25-27 is your best bet. The Digital Travel Summit APAC is a must-attend event as it provides an indepth and interactive agenda addressing the biggest ecommerce and digital marketing …

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