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Marketing challenges for the state

Maharashtra Chapter Chairman of the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), Himanshu Agashiwala speaks passionately about the challenges in marketing Maharashtra to inbound clients. TT BUREAU Everyone is talking about the challenges of marketing India as a destination to the rest of the world. Perhaps what would also help is …

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Aviation Academy gets a new campus

In a bid to offer a wholesome training facility for the aviation industry, IAA’s new campus was inaugurated in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, recently by P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Union Minister for Civil Aviation. NISHA VERMA Union civil aviation minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated a new campus of Indian …

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There’s no one to ‘guide’ us: IATO

Shortage of tourist guides in Maharashtra is troubling inbound agents. IATO, which has been trying to resolve this issue, is now out of ideas. While e-visas for foreign tourists visiting India are on track, the most basic of facilities for them are hard to find – guides. Struggling with this …

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‘Taxing’ time for associations

The trade is shocked that airlines continue to charge Air Passenger Duty (APD) that had been abolished from March 1, 2016. TAAI and TAFI are now asking airlines for a refund. HAZEL JAIN The British Parliament had abolished Air Passenger Duty (APD) Tax for young adults of 12-15 years of …

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