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Leased aircraft account for 81%

About 81 per cent of commercial aircraft in India are leased, compared with 53 per cent globally, according to a recent report by Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA). Leased aircraft take a high share of all operators’ fleets in India. There are 652 commercial aircraft with operators in India …

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Teaming up with technology

With the advent of rising digital trends, technology has already changed every aspect of travel. Read more to know how India Travel Awards winners are going the tech way to enhance their services. TT Bureau Entrepreneur of the year  — Manoj Saraf (East 2017) Maanav Saraf, Business Development Manager—Leisure & …

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TrawellTag ensures a safe journey

Emergencies can hit anytime while travelling. In case you haven’t thought about it earlier, let TrawellTag Cover-More take charge. TT Bureau Parents always look forward to visit their children, especially when they live abroad. And, smart parents like Ashok Soni take a suitable travel assistance and insurance cover when making …

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Konnichiwa! greets Japan

Asahi Travel Service recently organised a Fam trip to Shimane Prefecture in Japan for the Indian trade and tour operators. Agents sum up their Japanese experiences… Anupriya Bishnoi from Japan Roshan George Jacob, Senior Executive—Outbound Tours, Kerala Travels Interserve Every day in Japan was filled with new discoveries and delights. …

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On mission pilgrimage

After launching new products and destinations in 2018, BigBreaks expects 2019 to be a year of good growth with plans to stretch marketing efforts outside Delhi/NCR. TT Bureau The year 2018 has been a good year with many new products and destinations, says Kapil Goswamy, Founder & CEO, BigBreaks. “We …

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Sustainability in tourism

Kathleen Pessolano, Director — Strategic Partnerships, Global Sustainable Tourism Council, made her first trip to India recently to talk about how tourism stakeholders can help in making this industry more eco-friendly. Essentially, sustainable tourism engages everyone in the process – businesses, governments, residents, visitors – to ensure that communities are …

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Maya in the city of Taj Mahal

India Travel Awards 2018 will be held at Hotel Clarks Shiraz in Agra on December 6, 2018 to commemorate achievers from different segments. TT Bureau A coveted platform to acknowledge the efforts of tourism professionals, India Travel Awards has made a mark in the industry to recognise, honour and acknowledge …

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Find your retreat at The Den

Ronen Nissenbaum, President & CEO, Dan Hotels, talks about the group’s journey so far, its first international property – The Den, Bengaluru and the hospitality scenario in India. Manas Dwivedi from Bengaluru Q. What made you choose Bengaluru for your first international property? About 10 years back, when Dan Hotels …

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Dubai: 2nd home for Indians

Issam Kazim, CEO, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing, believes that with Indians’ growing interest for Dubai, the destination is like a second home for Indian travellers. Nisha Verma For Dubai, India remains the number one tourism market, claimed Issam Kazim, CEO, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing. …

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In awe of North Cyprus

The 1450 pax incentive movement of Lupin Pharma to The Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC), organised by iCon Planners, was a first of its kind for the destination. Nisha Verma from TRNC For iCon Planners’ owners—Sunaina Chatterjee, Ritesh Joshi and Vikrant Gulani, the recent incentive trip they organised for the …

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