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VFS gets ready for season

VFS Global recently concluded an informative webinar for the travel trade, where not only they cleared the issues being faced by the industry and consumers, but also informed the trade about their new products. Nisha Verma Pranav Sinha, Head – South Asia, VFS Global, said that customers want to use …

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Fiji open to embrace travellers

In a welcome news for travellers to Fiji, fully vaccinated visitors into the country are no longer required to produce a COVID-19 pre-departure PCR or Rapid Antigen Test beginning 1 May, according to the Fiji government. TT Bureau Beginning 1 May, fully vaccinated visitors into Fiji are no longer required …

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IATA actively adding new agents

Ritam Saha, Manager (Passenger & Cargo Services) – India, Nepal and Bhutan, International Air Transport Association (IATA), reveals that rather than witnessing an exodus, the association is seeing an increase in the number of travel agents. He also speaks at length about the aviation industry’s sustainability initiatives. Hazel Jain The …

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Travel is more of a passion’

Tourism can neither be an industry nor a business, it is more about passion, says Veronique Narayana Swamy, Director, BB Voyage Votre DMC Inde-Nepal and Bhutan, who is following the passion for 21 years. Janice Alyosius Travel and tourism world has changed in more than two years and how. People …

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New page in tourism business

From pre-pandemic era to now, Indian travel industry has gone through a metamorphosis, both in terms of demand and supply. Not only has the consumer become more aware of what he/she wants, but service providers also have their hands full to suit the needs of every client. On these lines, …

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Britain open to welcome visitors

ExploreGB Virtual 2022 successfully concluded recently and saw British travel partners interact with the travel trade across the world, including those from India, on a virtual platform. Senior leaders in the British tourism industry share their views on the current situation in their country and what it has to offer …

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Aus eyes 1 mn visitors from India

While long term goal for Tourism Australia is to achieve a million visitors from India, the goal for next 12-18 months is to achieve its pre-COVID visits of 4 lakh visitors, who would contribute 1.8 bn dollars in spends. For this, they are targeting to tap not just corporates, but …

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‘Unprecedented’ travel trends

Increase in connected trips, blurred lines between leisure and business travel, and an accelerated pace of change, a recent survey of decision-makers from airlines and travel agencies reveals how travel is different post-recovery from the pandemic. TT Bureau Travel will return to pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2024, believe …

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Of cabin interiors & safety

There have been numerous incidents of airline passengers expressing their displeasure on aircraft cabin interiors and appearances in the country in recent times. Naveen Chawla, CEO, Epsilon Aerospace, offers insights into the world of cabin interiors and how it can contribute to the overall safety of passengers. Recently, airline passengers …

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