In-the-Issue

Witness Kerala in all its glory

Onam is a harvest festival in Kerala which falls during the month of ‘Chingam’ (August-September). The festival, which is celebrated with a lot of fanfare, witnesses an influx of tourists to the state during this period. TT Bureau Onam is the festival of homecomings, a tribute to peace and harmony …

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Fancy a floating breakfast?

The Residence Maldives is offering an exciting in-villa floating breakfast to help guests start their day while defying gravity. Falhumaa, the restaurant at the resort, also organises culinary classes for adults every week. TT Bureau Guests at The Residence Maldives can now start their day with a sumptuous breakfast while …

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Lucky 7 for Accor in Chennai

Expanding its India portfolio, AccorHotels launched its new property in Chennai — Novotel Chennai Chamiers Road. With 100 well-appointed rooms, the hotel boasts of contemporary design and interiors. TT Bureau Novotel Chennai Chamiers Road is the seventh property in Chennai under the AccorHotels brand, taking the brand’s room count in …

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Offers for corporates

International Travel House partnered with TrawellTag Cover-More to offer travel assistance and insurance for corporate travel to its clients. TT Bureau International Travel House (ITH) has joined hands with TrawellTag Cover-More to offer travel assistance and insurance for corporate travels. ITH is a leading travel management company offering a bouquet …

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Educating trade is the key

In a workshop organised to inform and educate the travel trade, Vivek Anand, Country Manager, MTPA, briefed about promoting Mauritius as an adventure destination among travellers. Manas Dwivedi The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MPTA) recently organised a training workshop for travel agencies and operators at The Park, New Delhi. The …

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Lucknow-Goa with IndiGo

With the launch of its non-stop flights from Lucknow to Goa from July 15 and Lucknow to Pune from July 16, IndiGo becomes the first airline to introduce this daily service from Lucknow to these sectors. Nisha Verma IndiGo has launched non-stop flights to the Lucknow-Goa-Lucknow and Lucknow-Pune-Lucknow sectors, previously …

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Education takes flight

After 26 years of presence in the B2B sector, Udaan India ventures into the B2C industry with the inception of ‘Study With Udaan’, an education consultancy firm. Rounak Dua, CEO, SWU, talks about her future plans. TT Bureau Udaan India has set its foot in the education sector with ‘Study …

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Air India, what next?

Sharing the achievements of Ministry of Civil Aviation (MOCA) in the last four years, Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Civil Aviation, revealed that the government is reviewing the status of Air India disinvestment despite not receiving any bids till the deadline of May 31, 2018. Nisha Verma Best years for aviation …

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Anything for recommendations

With regard to the personalisation-privacy paradox, 64 per cent of Asia Pacific travellers interviewed are open to sharing personal data for more relevant offers and personalised experiences, according to Amadeus’ Journey of Me Insights report. Somewhat more cautious, 71 per cent of Indian travellers feel the same. Openness to sharing …

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India up the global tourism chart

India has improved 12 places to reach the 40th position globally, according to the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017 by World Economic Forum. The country has seen continued growth in international arrivals over the past 15 years, reaching the 8 million mark in 2015. India: Global Ranking India continues …

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