In-the-Issue

Lords debuts in Venice of the East

Promoted as true value properties offering luxurious accommodations and full services at affordable prices, Lords Hotels & Resorts has announced its next property in Udaipur. Vikas Suri, Senior Associate Vice President, Lords Hotels & Resorts, discusses his pan-India plan with TravTalk. TT Bureau Lords Hotels & Resorts has announced the …

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25 years of flying high

SriLankan Airlines celebrates 25 years of direct operations from Colombo to Delhi, the airline’s fifth destination in India. TT Bureau Chinthaka Weerasinghe, Manager—Northern India, SriLankan Airlines and Subhash Goyal, Chairman, Stic Travel Group, GSA of SriLankan Airlines, shared the story of the airline’s 25 years on the route at a …

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Houston for India

VisitHouston recently held a roadshow at Le Meridien, New Delhi. Jorge Franz, Senior VP—Tourism, VisitHouston, talks about the myriad products Houston has on offer. Simranjeet Singh Arora As the fourth largest city in the United States, Houston has a variety of unique attractions to offer to the Indian market. Jorge …

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And that’s how we go Dutch!

We know you are spoilt for choice in the Land of Windmills, Tulips and Canals, but let some of our travel agents, who’ve been there and done that, help you chalk out the right itinerary… Peden Doma Bhutia from Rotterdam Sanjiv Nangia, Director, Otilla International For most Indian travellers, scenic …

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Adieu to passengers’ woes

Get ready for chatbots to address your queries, real-time flight status, detailed flight schedules and more with AirSewa 2.0 web portal and application, recently launched by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. TT Bureau In yet another promising initiative, Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Civil Aviation and Commerce & Industry, along …

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Meet the new Tourism Secy

Yogendra Tripathi, Chairman, Food Corporation of India has been appointed as the new Secretary—Tourism, Govt of India, after the superannuation of Rashmi Verma from the post. TT Bureau Yogendra Tripathi will be taking charge as Secretary—Tourism from December 1, 2018, after completing three years in Food Corporation of India as …

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India ready for global stage

Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism (MOT), Government of India, claims that the MOT has taken necessary steps for the growth of Indian tourism and creation of awareness about the country’s vast tourism potential to showcase the country on a global stage. Nisha Verma Big on growth The last one …

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More planes for Indian airlines

In a recent forecast by Boeing, Indian airlines are expected to order as many as 2,100 planes worth US$290 billion over the next 20 years. As per a study by FICCI-Yes Bank report titled ‘Opportunities and Financing Outlook for Aviation Sector’, this increase is led by strong passenger demand, low …

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Globe 360 bets big on MiCE

Specialised in offering professional ground handling services to B2B operators in Europe and the UK, Globe 360 DMC is looking to explore newer itineraries for MiCE travellers. TT Bureau With a focused expertise in MiCE groups, UK-based Destination Management Company (DMC), Globe 360 DMC has experienced 20 per cent growth …

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Preferred choice for guests

Prefertrip’s strength lies in its team’s experience, corporate partnerships and technology platforms to provide unique, user-friendly experience to all its clients. TT Bureau Having started operations in 2013, Prefertrip team with collective hospitality experience of more than 100 years has exclusive partnerships with leading hotel brands across India. It has …

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