In-the-Issue

Konnichiwa! greets Japan

Asahi Travel Service recently organised a Fam trip to Shimane Prefecture in Japan for the Indian trade and tour operators. Agents sum up their Japanese experiences… Anupriya Bishnoi from Japan Roshan George Jacob, Senior Executive—Outbound Tours, Kerala Travels Interserve Every day in Japan was filled with new discoveries and delights. …

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On mission pilgrimage

After launching new products and destinations in 2018, BigBreaks expects 2019 to be a year of good growth with plans to stretch marketing efforts outside Delhi/NCR. TT Bureau The year 2018 has been a good year with many new products and destinations, says Kapil Goswamy, Founder & CEO, BigBreaks. “We …

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Sustainability in tourism

Kathleen Pessolano, Director — Strategic Partnerships, Global Sustainable Tourism Council, made her first trip to India recently to talk about how tourism stakeholders can help in making this industry more eco-friendly. Essentially, sustainable tourism engages everyone in the process – businesses, governments, residents, visitors – to ensure that communities are …

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Maya in the city of Taj Mahal

India Travel Awards 2018 will be held at Hotel Clarks Shiraz in Agra on December 6, 2018 to commemorate achievers from different segments. TT Bureau A coveted platform to acknowledge the efforts of tourism professionals, India Travel Awards has made a mark in the industry to recognise, honour and acknowledge …

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Find your retreat at The Den

Ronen Nissenbaum, President & CEO, Dan Hotels, talks about the group’s journey so far, its first international property – The Den, Bengaluru and the hospitality scenario in India. Manas Dwivedi from Bengaluru Q. What made you choose Bengaluru for your first international property? About 10 years back, when Dan Hotels …

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Dubai: 2nd home for Indians

Issam Kazim, CEO, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing, believes that with Indians’ growing interest for Dubai, the destination is like a second home for Indian travellers. Nisha Verma For Dubai, India remains the number one tourism market, claimed Issam Kazim, CEO, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing. …

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In awe of North Cyprus

The 1450 pax incentive movement of Lupin Pharma to The Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC), organised by iCon Planners, was a first of its kind for the destination. Nisha Verma from TRNC For iCon Planners’ owners—Sunaina Chatterjee, Ritesh Joshi and Vikrant Gulani, the recent incentive trip they organised for the …

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Lumi Safaris: Finland specialists

Passionate about Finland as a destination, Lumi Safaris is a B2B DMC looking at the offline model as it goes a long way in making the travel agent feel more comfortable while doing business. TT Bureau Mumbai-based Lumi Safaris is purely a B2B Destination Management Company catering to travel agents …

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Globus never ceases to innovate

Celebrating 90+ years of its existence, Globus family of brands has pioneered a number of travel concepts besides offering over 480 vacations to six continents across 81 countries. Varesh Chopra, Regional Director—India, South Asia & Middle East, Globus family of brands, in an interaction with TravTalk, reveals more… TT Bureau …

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Cygnett’s significant expansions

Cygnett Hotels and Resorts is looking to enter territories like South & Southeast Asia as well as Africa. Sarbendra Sarkar, Founder & MD, Cygnett Hotels & Resorts, shares his plan of action for expansion. TT Bureau Q. What are your plans for expansion, especially in the Northeastern region of the …

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