Archive for September, 2010

Thailand tourism on the recovery path

This year Thailand received 8,766,706 tourists Thailand Tourism is up by 13.79 per cent despite protests and violence in May. Numbers show Recover for Thailand Tourism after protests and violence in the country which rocked the tourism industry, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports in Thailand....

September 15th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

Rajasthan to be made safe for tourists

Hotel Association to take a pledge of code of conduct According to the department of tourism, the first two quarters of 2010 have seen an escalation of 26.3% in foreign tourist arrivals indicating that Rajasthan is back on rails as a favoured destination. In line with positioning a global tourism brand,...

September 15th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

Kerala Tourism shifts marketing strategy

God’s Own Country is tapping the potential of the domestic market With domestic tourism in India experiencing a strong growth, driven by a burgeoning middle class, Kerala Tourism has shifted its marketing strategy, focussing more on the local than the foreign travellers.’We have not cut down...

September 15th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

United States issues travel advisory for Delhi ahead

US now joins more than 20 countries to issue travel advisory for Delhi during Commonwealth Games. Australia, England, Malaysia have already issued advisory due to rising Dengue in Delhi. So far there have been over 1000 cases of Dengue in Delhi and its clear that Delhi Government has made no arrangements...

September 15th, 2010 | Travel | Read More

States to woo travelers promising unique thrills

Tourism is the largest service industry in India States are gearing up this year for welcoming tourists to unexplored destinations, wooing travelers with ornithology conferences, a taste of tribal hospitality and are offering attractive subsidies for investors. The flavour seems to be offering a unique...

September 15th, 2010 | Travel | Read More

iXiGO.com bags Top 10 Emerging Company Award

New Delhi: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) of India has awarded iXiGO.com as one of the top 10 emerging companies for 2010 at the Delhi edition of the NASSCOM EMERGOUT Conclave 2010. The winners, chosen from a total of 236 initial applicants, include companies that...

September 15th, 2010 | Travel | Read More

Yatra.com ranked No.1

In a recent survey released by Brand Equity on ‘Most Trusted Brands’, Yatra.com emerged as the industry leader in the online travel space leaving behind some of the well known players like makemytrip, cleartrip and irtctc. Conducted by Nielsen Company, the survey is the largest of its kind...

September 15th, 2010 | Travel | Read More

Sony Ericsson, Yatra launch ‘Travel Buddy’

New Delhi: Leading online travel company Yatra.com and Sony Ericsson came together to launch a new mobile phone application – ‘Travel Buddy’ – which will allow Sony Ericsson Xperia user s to book t i cket s anytime, anywhere. Users will be able to book tickets and make payments...

September 15th, 2010 | Travel | Read More

Online travel market grows

The sector attracts new players and investors The online travel market in India has gone through “tremendous growth”, evolving such that it has attracted new players and investors both nationally and overseas.A recent Netscribes report on the online travel industry, found that India’s...

September 15th, 2010 | Travel | Read More

Taj West End Bangalore 1st in India and 2nd in Top Business Hotels in World

The Taj West End, Bangalore has been adjudged 2nd amongst the top overseas business hotels in World in the prestigious “Conde Nast Readers Travel awards 2010″. The hotel topped on various parameters including service, value for money, comfort and luxury offered to the guests. The Taj West...

September 15th, 2010 | Travel | Read More
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