In-the-Issue

TripJack expands in North India

TripJack, one of the top B2B online travel platforms, plans to concentrate on North India markets for business. Going with the plans, the company inaugurated a new office in Delhi recently. Suhani Sood TripJack achieved an important milestone by opening its third office in Delhi recently. With this strategically positioned …

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‘India inbound from Oz back to normal’

For Intrepid Travel, India is among its top five destinations from Australia. James Thornton, Chief Executive Officer, Intrepid Travel, says that bookings from Down Under to India have started to return to pre-pandemic levels in mid-2022 and the company expects 2023 to be a ‘record year’ for business. Janice Alyosius …

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Seoul: Where K-pop meets tech-pop

Growing popularity of K-pop and K-drama has made Seoul a fascinating destination for Gen Z travellers. This vibrant city also offers a unique blend of future technology, creating a perfect itinerary for young explorers. One can start with the HiKR Ground to know the Korean culture. Poonam Akolia Seoul offers …

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Enjoy ‘The Suite View’ experience

Sailing on the big waves of its small ships’ cruise experiences, Avalon Waterways invites Indian travel industry to utilize their attractive offers. They have reinvented river cruise ships to redefine the river cruise experience, says Varesh Chopra, Managing Director, Avalon Waterways. TT Bureau There is only one point of view …

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Menus become maps for travellers

Gastronomical choices play an important role when people plan their travel. A Future Market Insights report says Indian culinary tourism market may reach US $19,127 million by 2032 at 20.4 per cent CAGR, constituting 6-9 per cent of the global culinary sector. The reason behind this is that visitors across …

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20% TCS discouraging: Trade

The high Tax Collection at Source (TCS) that may come into effect soon puts travel agents at a huge competitive disadvantage. Not just that, the FM needs to clarify many issues of practical importance, most of all related to its implementation. TRAVTALK speaks to Arjun Akruwala, CA & Lawyer, ASA …

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Oman to tap into tier II, III cities

Asma Al Hajry, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, Oman, says the destination witnessed a 114 per cent growth in tourists from India compared to the last year, and they aim to tap into tier II and III cities. Janice Alyosius India is a crucial market for Oman, …

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TGI Hotels signs 6 new hotels

TGI Hotels & Resorts, which owns 20 hotels across 15 locations in India, has signed six new properties, three in Bengaluru, and one each at Sakleshpura, Mandu, and Haridwar. TT Bureau Moving a step closer to achieving its goals for 2023, TGI Hotels & Resorts has signed six new properties, …

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S’pore eyes young travellers

While families, M&I and weddings will remain traditional strongholds for Singapore Tourism Board, it is actively trying to woo the young Indian traveller through various initiatives. Hazel Jain Singapore Tourism Board has revealed that tourist arrivals from India until June 2023 was 5.35 lakh, which is close to 72 per …

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Destination Britain India in Nov

Vishal Bhatia, Country Manager (India), VisitBritain, says that they are planning to conduct their sales mission from 19-21 November at Grand Hyatt, Gurugram. The destination has received amazing response from the travel fraternity this year. TT Bureau VisitBritain is planning to organise a sales mission this year in November. Vishal …

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