Archive for April, 2010

Standard Ground Handling Agreements (SGHA)

Nicy Elizabeth Francis Ground operation at the station level, encompasses a number of administrative and operational functions related to the servicing of a parked aircraft on arrival andits preparation for departure.It may be self-contained withinthe airline or outsourcedto Ground Service Provider(GSPs),...

April 20th, 2010 | Career | Read More

First International Spa Training Academy opens in Kerala

The first international Spa Training Academy in Kerala, “Spa ED Spa Academy” opened in Kodungallur in Thrissur district. Promoted by the Spa Management Consortium, Spaveda, the Academy will be conducting a six month long hands-on training in Spa Therapy and Management including two months in ternship...

April 20th, 2010 | Hospitality | Read More

Hotel costs are reducedto the minimum bysharing flats in London

Studios92 now release lowered prices on their CPS flat -shares near tube stations Manor House and Finsbury Park in zone 2 in North London. CPS Apartments provide the perfect accommodation fora traveller who needs a break from the noise and the stressful tempo in the very core of London, since they are...

April 20th, 2010 | Hospitality | Read More

Business Lobby concept redefined : an innovative idea from Marriott’s courtyard hotels

Courtyard hotels that feature the new lobby concept have seen significant increase in guest satisfaction scores above the brand average.Guests describe the new lobby as “upscale” and“innovative”. Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected,productive...

April 20th, 2010 | Hospitality | Read More

IATA Authorised Training Centres’ (ATCs) workshop & sessions at Cochin

A national meeting of IATA authorised training centres was held on March5&6,2009, at Hotel Taj Malabar,Cochin.The team led by Guido Gianasso was consisted of a professional group of ten IATA executives from Geneva, Montreal,Switzerland and India,including Adelia Candido,Eve Marie, Karren, InnaPopova,...

April 20th, 2010 | IATA | Read More

A warehouse for cargo and logistics will transform Delhi, to an international cargo hub

The Planning Commission had recommended that Delhi be developed as an international air cargo hub. The GMR Group, which operates Delhi and the Hyderabad international airports, has decided to set up a warehousing facility near the airport at Delhi, this year. The establishment of such a facility near...

April 20th, 2010 | Cargo | Read More

Bermuda after Indian tourists

Large opportunity in the Indian market for outbound tourism has attracted a delegation from Bermuda to explore the ways to lure Indian tourists to island. The delegation is headed by their Tourism Minister Dr. Ewart Brown. His intention is to meet officials from various sectors including Hospitality,...

April 20th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

Kerala Promoting Spiritual Tourism: a journey of mind, body and spirit

Rejuvenation to the body and soul is what any tourist love to possess,if it is at their reach.Kerala has been attracting lots of people who are interested in what many tour operators would love to call ‘spiritual tourism’.‘Spiritual tourism’ comprises of all that’s provided to tourists who...

April 20th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

DGCA Chastises ZERO Airlines

Commission denied to Travel Agents is now re-instated. Erring Foreign Airlines bridled-in. Euphoria among Travel Agent Community In an epoch making decision, Director General of Civil Aviation Dr. Nasim Zaidi has ruled that Airlines are bound to pay “Commission” to Travel Agents as per Indian and...

April 19th, 2010 | Airlines, Featured | Read More

Moon Tourism possible in 2020

Moon tourism is not a dream for this generation and the time to take tour operations to moon would not be an impossible task in the coming years. Commercial spaceships could be taking travellers to the moon by 2020 under new proposals set by the Obama administration. The “historic decision” to devote...

April 19th, 2010 | Airlines, Aviation, Featured | Read More
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