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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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Leisure to grow by 7.6%

According to a latest report by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) on the economic impact of travel and tourism industry in India, leisure travel spending generated 94.6 per cent of direct travel and tourism GDP in 2017. Leisure travel spending is expected to grow by 7.6 per cent in …

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In-flight Wi-Fi: A game changer?

FCM Travel Solutions and KPMG’s recent whitepaper, ‘The Digi-Smart Indian Business Traveller’ forecasts that Indian travellers have higher inclination towards in-flight Wi-Fi as compared to travellers from other countries. Indian flyers’ Wi-Fi preferences With current nil penetration and high demand amongst Indian travellers, in-flight Wi-Fi can be a potential game …

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Tourism big on investments

India’s tourism sector attracted capital investments of US$ 47.8 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach US$ 95.3 billion by 2028, according to World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC’s) Economic Impact 2018 report. International hotel chains are increasing their presence in the country, as it will account for around …

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Online booking more convenient?

Travel bookings have seen a substantial shift from offline to online modes, considering millenials and urban travellers use websites, travel Apps, and price comparators. Channels used to search for travel prices and products in the past 12 months N=300   Top 5 Reasons for Online Travel Browsing N=300 Source: The …

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Offline a better bet than online

A surge in online and mobile travel sales has been witnessed across the globe. While the majority of mobile travel purchases are stealing share from other online methods such as PCs, offline is still predicted to have higher global value than online in 2020. Mobile and Online Travel Sales Power …

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130mn domestic flyers by FY2018

Domestic traffic could grow by close to 25 per cent in FY2018 and approach 130 million passengers. However, demonetisation and the uncertainty surrounding GST could temper the domestic traffic growth in the country by 3-5 per cent. Traffic growth at Indian airports FY2016 to FY2018F   Actual and projected combined …

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Domestic air traffic to grow at 15%

Indian Domestic Airline Passengers In reaching this milestone, India will have achieved average domestic traffic growth of over 15 per cent annum since the liberalisation of the sector commenced in 2004. Source: CAPA Research (forecast), Airports Authority of India   Indian Domestic Airline Market The domestic market share of full …

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