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From Rare to Peach

Rare India has launched a new entity called Peach, under which the team would work for new tourism products, fairs and events in terms of development, promotion and marketing. Nisha Verma One of the first projects under Peach is Gobindgarh Fort, recently showcased in Delhi for agents by Deepa Sahi, …

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Racing on Indian tracks

Enterprise Holdings, with its three distinct brands—Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and National Car Rental—is looking at India as a potential market. TT Bureau As the largest global mobility provider in the world, Enterprise Holdings has customers from countries all over the globe. “We understand that customers have different …

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Park’s cultural journey

The 12th edition of ‘The Park’s New Festival 2018’ is set to be held across Chennai, Bengaluru, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad from August 30 to September 21. TT Bureau The Park Hotels and Prakriti Foundation brings a bouquet of commendable performing arts across music, dance, comedy and dramatic …

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Riya’s unique connect

Riya Travels and Tours has seen an impressive website growth of around 15-16 per cent year-on-year. Now in its 11th year of being active in the B2B space, Riya Group is seeing a lot more of its partners coming online and this has a lot to do with the unique …

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Accor strong in Chennai

Jayakrishnan Sudhakaran, Cluster Director—Sales and Marketing, Chennai region, AccorHotels, shares what makes his region unique. Chennai witnesses the maximum number of business tourists. Anupriya Bishnoi Q. Tell us about the strong footprint of Accor in the region. AccorHotels has a strong footprint in Southern India and more specifically in Chennai. …

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Apt SITE for millennials

SITE Young Leaders Conference is scheduled to be held in Las Vegas in October this year. TT Bureau The Society of Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) India held its members meet recently in Delhi. In a  presentation, Vikas Suda, SITE India Chapter Vice President—Events & Operations, highlighted the advantages of being …

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60 and staying strong

Aeroflot celebrated 60 years of flight operations between Moscow and Delhi. Kidisyuk Sergey, General Manager—India, Nepal & Bangladesh, Aeroflot, talks more about the airline and the roadmap ahead. TT Bureau As the largest airline of the Russian Federation, Aeroflot has completed 60 years of flight operations between Moscow and Delhi. …

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No-visa to be a game changer

With a no-visa scheme for Indians, Serbia is all set to boost the arrival numbers from India, claims Vladimir Maric, Ambassador of Serbia to India. Nisha Verma Vladimir Maric, Ambassador of Serbia to India, believes that India is currently one of the fastest growing outbound markets in the world, and …

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10 happy years for ibis

ibis Gurgaon Golf Course Road Hotel celebrates its 10th anniversary with a new spirit and energy. Jean-Michel Cassé, Chief Operating Officer—India and South Asia, AccorHotels, talks about ibis’ growth in India. TT Bureau Over the years, AccorHotels’ economy brand, ibis hotels has marked itself as one of the smart-economy hospitality …

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Mumbai tops in hotel occupancy

Mumbai is leading in terms of hotel occupancy (74.2 per cent), according to a recent report by HVS Global Hospitality Services. As expected in the second year of the up-cycle, all major markets tracked witnessed an increase in revenue per available room (RevPAR) except Agra. Interesting to note, Noida saw …

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