In-the-Issue

Strengthening reach & network

Amongst the fastest growing low-cost carriers in the world, IndiGo has a simple philosophy – to offer fares that are low, flights that are on time, and a courteous, hassle-free travel experience. Manas Dwivedi With an intent to strengthen the breadth and density of its network by adding new flights …

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Building India’s image

A round-table was organised ahead of the inaugural ‘Conference on Soft Power’ set to be held in Delhi from December 17-19, 2018. TT Bureau India Foundation’s Centre for Soft Power in association with the Indic Academy organised a round-table discussion on ‘Tourism & Soft Power’ to identify, deliberate and discuss …

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Goa stays ahead in tech race

Nikhil Desai, Managing Director, Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC), believes that Goa Tourism has been contributing immensely to the digital transformation of the country’s travel sector. TT Bureau For Goa Tourism, the last one year has seen a record-breaking growth. Agreeing to this is Nikhil Desai, who says, “We have …

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Awarded for a creative itinerary

For an incentive group of 53 passengers, ‘The Best Creative Planning Itinerary’ was quickly planned and well executed by Kulin Shah, CEO, Kulin Kumar Holidays and his team. As a precursor to the Visit Japan Travel & MiCE Mart 2018 (VJTM) by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), Kulin Shah, CEO, …

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Creative supports Kerala

In a bid to revive tourism in Kerala, Creative Tours & Travels is not only extending financial contributions to its staff but also to the houseboat community in the state. TT Bureau The ground reality is that everything is back to normal, says Adl Karim, Director, Creative Tours & Travels …

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Jumeirah takes interest in India

Having successfully conducted a three-city roadshow in Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai, Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts is keen to nourish its ties with the Indian travel trade. Alessandro Aldo Cabella, Area GM, Jumeirah Group, talks about Zabeel House — the group’s new brand, and how it plans to enter the Indian …

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Marina Mandarin gets upgraded

The Marina Mandarin Singapore by Meritus has recently completed the refurbishment of its Pool Garden Pavilion. Not only that, the upcoming cosmetic refresh of its Deluxe, Executive Deluxe and Premier rooms will also see new furniture, carpet, wallpaper and bathrooms. TT Bureau With an expansive space of 31 square metres, …

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Taste of food tourism at WTM

Attendees at this year’s WTM London will hear food tourism experts explain how destinations around the globe can benefit from the current interest in culinary travel experiences. TT Bureau A global survey of 50,000 travellers by a popular travel search engine found that more than six in 10 choose a …

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India’s big strides in aviation

Alexander de Juniac, CEO, IATA, believes that India will continue to be the fastest growing aviation market in the world, whilst sharing how it can achieve the same in an exclusive with TravTalk. Nisha Verma The International Air Transport Association (IATA) organised the International Aviation Summit in Delhi in association …

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Explore beyond the mundane

Romit Theophilus, Director-India, German National Tourist Office, believes that the Indian market is increasingly exploring myriad facets of Germany by travelling beyond the popular cities. TT Bureau The recently-held ‘Discover Germany’ roadshow in Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai by German National Tourist Office (GNTO)—India aimed at cementing Germany as one of …

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