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Technologies for operational insights

AISATS is continuously adopting cutting-edge technologies to drive operational efficiencies for its customer airlines such as Aerowash and Ground Radar using technology. Sanjay Gupta, CEO, AISATS, shares more details. Hazel Jain How is AISATS adopting technology to improve operations and help towards sustainability? We are continuously adopting cutting-edge technologies to …

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Customised packages for Indians

Cross Chiang Mai Riverside Resort is a luxury resort nestled on the banks of Ping River in Northern Thailand. In an interview with TravTalk, Mario Bumroongpan, Resort Manager, Cross Chiang Mai Riverside Resort, shares USPs of the property and agenda for 2024. Suhani Sood Cross Chiang Mai Riverside Resort’s vibrant …

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Soft skills key to success

Being a people’s person, patience, and effective communication are some of the top skills required to succeed in travel and tourism business, say experienced travel operators in unison. Ajay Prakash, President, TAFI The travel industry is all about people, and about fulfilling their dreams and helping them create memories while …

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Digital ID future of travel

While digital ID options for air travellers have already been rolled out by several global airlines, the adoption among Indian carriers is still in its early stages. However, steps are being taken in this direction. Hazel Jain Convenience and speed are the top priorities for passengers and digital identity (ID)and …

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Aiming high:100k Indians in ’24

South Africa’s tourism industry is rebounding with significant support from India. In 2023, 79,774 Indian tourists visited the rainbow nation, nearing pre-COVID levels. Their goal is to attract 100,000 Indian tourists in 2024. Janice Alyosius South Africa’s tourism industry is in the midst of a robust recovery, and much of …

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Goa’s gastronomy haven

Sunset Cove of Mandrem Beach Resort, a distinguished member of Radisson Individuals Retreats, nestled near the enchanting Arambol and Ashwem Beaches, is known for its exceptional cuisine and stunning views among culinary connoisseurs. TT Bureau Amidst Goa’s serene coastline lies Sunset Cove at Mandrem Beach Resort, which promises an unparalleled …

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Oz incentivising Indian corporates

Australia stands ready to captivate and welcome corporates with its distinctive charm and unparalleled offerings. The island nation offers a perfect blend of incentives, accessibility, accommodation, experiences, and streamlined visa processes to attract Indian corporates, says Nishant Kashikar, Country Manager – India and the Middle East, Tourism Australia. Janice Alyosius …

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ATM records 15% more attendees

The Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India, launched its ‘Cool Summers of India’ campaign at ATM 2024 The four-day event set a new record with more than 46,000 attendees. TT Bureau The 31st edition of Arabian Travel Market in Dubai saw in attendance over 46,000 industry professionals from over 160 …

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Focus on tier III & IV cities

The Network of Indian MICE Agents is concentrating on expanding its outreach across India and trying to enrol more members from tier III, and IV cities, according to Gajesh Girdhar, Founder & National Coordinator, NIMA. Surbhi Sharma With Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) industry in India touching new heights …

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Stargazing in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is promoting Astronomy Tourism. Sheo Shekhar Shukla, Principal Secretary, Tourism & Culture Department, Madhya Pradesh & Managing Director, Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board, highlights the new and innovative stargazing activity at five tourist places in the state that are appealing to both domestic and international tourists. Hazel Jain Tell …

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