In-the-Issue

Tunisia and its myriad offerings

The Embassy of Tunisia and Visit Maghreb, a Tunisia-based DMC, held a special ‘meet and greet’ session with the travel trade in New Delhi to showcase its offerings. TT Bureau Boujdaria Jamel, Deputy Chief of Mission, First Counsellor, Embassy of Tunisia, and Anouar Hachemane, Co-Founder, spoke about the tourism potential …

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IATO set for convention

EM Najeeb, Senior Vice President, Indian Association of Tour Operators, speaks at length about various initiatives and the upcoming convention. TT Bureau Q. What is the latest update at IATO? What is the association currently working on? IATO is pursuing its objectives of working for the professional welfare of the …

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Digitalisation takes centre stage

The Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) is set to organise its fourth annual convention in Cape Town, South Africa from August 11-14, 2018 on the theme ‘Digitalisation – The Way Forward’. Amrita Ghosh & Simranjeet Singh Arora The Exceutive Committee of OTOAI led by its President Mahendra Vakharia …

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Taking pride in heritage

Digraj Singh Shahpura, Director, Shahpura Hotels talks about his plans of carrying forward the legacy of his company by setting his targets on heritage cities. TT Bureau With three existing heritage hotels in Jaipur, Shahpura Hotels is set to come up with new properties in five other cities of Rajasthan. …

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CGH Earth expands

CGH Earth is all set to open two new properties in India this year – one in the Andamans and the other close to Cochin Airport in Kerala. Hazel Jain One of the few pioneers of sustainable hoteliering in India, CGH Earth has a two-pronged objective – to serve its …

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Sunwing on board Hahn Air

The latest airline to come on board Hahn Air’s diversified system is Sunwing Airlines, a Canadian carrier, for which ticketing on the HR-169 document has been activated. TT Bureau Hahn Air recently signed an interline agreement with the Canadian leisure airline Sunwing Airlines (WG). According to a recent announcement, Hahn …

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Striving for guests’ convenience

Radisson Srinagar offers the best of the city of Srinagar with a great location and convenience to visit all its major attractions, while offering excellent hospitality to clients. TT Bureau Radisson Srinagar is the first property under the brand to open its doors in the Kashmir valley. Sumit Das, Hotel …

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Hilton aims for upward climb

Hilton, with a portfolio of 14 brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories, is definitely on the rising curve. Jatin Khanna, Vice President, Operations—India, Hilton, talks about how important India as a market is for the brand, growth strategy in the country …

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Wanted: Improved infra-bility

The second edition of InfraConclave witnessed the presence of distinguished panellists deliberating over the loopholes in tourism infrastructure. TRAVTALK sought opinions from industry stakeholders… Anupriya Bishnoi Raj Rana, Chief Executive Officer—South Asia, Radisson Hotel Group In India, we have almost everything including mountains, beaches, heritage, spiritual tourism, etc, but you …

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Regional zones at WTM London

Scheduled to be held from November 5-7 at ExCel London, WTM London 2018 would have dedicated Regional Inspirational Zones for debate, research and analysis of each region’s tourism industry. TT Bureau The World Travel Market (WTM), London is all set to welcome travel industry stakeholders from around the world to …

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