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Tour J&K at half prices

Travelling to J&K has become a lot cheaper. TravTalk gains some insight in a tête-à-tête with Farooq Ahmad Shah, Former Secretary Tourism, Jammu & Kashmir. Nikhil Anand Tourism has been the backbone of Jammu and Kashmir’s economy and the recent strides that the government has taken to boost tourism in the …

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How to make lean period pay

The tourism and hospitality industry of India believes that in order to beat the lean season of May-July and pitch the country as a year-round destination globally, the industry needs to join forces that would counter the existing challenges, consolidate the various tourism products and target newer source markets. ANKITA …

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Combo deal from Bonton on the cards

Bonton Group of Companies is offering a variety of combinations for international destinations, like Dubai with Mauritius, Seychelles and the Maldives. The company will also offer group departures to Eastern Europe in 2017. Bonton Online, the online travel portal of the Group, also adds to serve its trade partners efficiently, …

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Eyeing Indian MICE traveller

BMT REP, a division of Blue Moon Travels, has been appointed as the Sales and Marketing representative in India for San Clemente Palace-Kempinski, Venice, Italy. Situated on the Venetian Lagoon on a private Island called Isola di Clemente, San Clemente Palace is only a stone’s throw away from Venice. Sachin …

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Lanka to host PATA summit

Being held from May 18-21, 2017, the PATA Annual Summit will address disruption, innovation and transformation through a notable line-up of industry stalwarts. Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is all geared up for the upcoming Annual Summit scheduled to be held in Jetwing Blue in Negombo, Sri Lanka. The three-day …

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Mobile to fuel online growth

While India’s emerging digital market is expected to see a 35 per cent increase in 2017, mobile adoption can be key in driving business in the industry, says Simon Lehmann, President, Phocuswright. Travel research company Phocuswright’s Indian edition drew to a close with over 400 attendees in the gathering. The …

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Convention from Sep 7-10

The 33rd IATO Annual Convention will be held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, from September 7-10, 2017, and the formal announcement about it will be made, along with the announcement of 2018 convention, very soon. The Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) held its Luncheon meeting recently at the Le Méridien, New …

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