Archive for December, 2010

Indian carriers have a debt of Rs. 57,274 cr

Indian carriers have suffered a whopping debt of Rs. 58,274 crore in 2008-09, with staterun Air India registering a burden of about Rs. 34,715 crore that year. Air India registering a burden of about Rs. 34,715 crore that year. Air India was followed by private carrier Jet Airways and its no-frill subsidiary...

December 30th, 2010 | News | Read More

Civil Aviation: Council Clamps Apartheid

Proposed “Civil Aviation Economic Advisory Council” includes among others CEOs of Airlines but not a single passenger nor Travel Agent. Is it that the Council is an exclusive club of selected honchos, who the people directly related to flying and handling tickets are untouchables? * MoCA constitutes...

December 29th, 2010 | Featured | Read More

Tour promo:Philippinos go one better

With an aim to bost tourist arrivals from India, Department of Tourism (DoT), Philippines has brought in a delegation of travel trade operators from Philippines for a sales mission in New Delhi and Mumbai. This was the first sales mission organised by the tourism board in India, wherein it also announced...

December 27th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

Tulip Heights Lands in Bhatinda

Choice Hotels India has opened Comfort Inn Tulip Heights in Bhatinda, Punjab. Comfort Inn Tulip Heights has 84 rooms (including six suites). According to the company release, each room features Wi-Fi Internet access, wall mounted LCD TV, Mini Bar, E-Safe and tea/coffee maker. Other offerings at Comfort...

December 27th, 2010 | Featured | Read More

China goes fastest

Here is the Train of breathtaking speed. The fastest in the world. Credit undoubtedly goes to China, which has bettered its own version that runs Peking-Lhasa. Wait, but another version in the offing that will supersede the latest from the same stable. In the spotlight is the 16-car CRH380A, a new generation...

December 27th, 2010 | Featured | Read More

Honeymooning? Emirates offer sychelles packages

Kicking off the wedding season, Emirates Airline’s special packages to Seychelles, comes operative. Packages include return Economy Class airfare, six nights’s accommodation with breakfast and return airport transfers from INR 59,938 per person at the Mahe Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Resort and...

December 26th, 2010 | Travel | Read More

Reservoir of gold

Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation (MPSTDC) will develop the reservoir of the Indira Sagar Dam in Khandwa district as a tourist spot. According to an IANS report, preparations for the development of islets in the reservoir have been completed. Resorts will be constructed by MPSTDC at...

December 26th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

Cathay Pacific’s Delhi Airport Team celebrates Vision and Mission Day

Delhi: The Cathay Pacific Airways Delhi Airport team set out on a thrilling, exciting & wonderful adventure in the Aravali Range in Rajasthan at ‘Neemrana Palace’. A day of adventure sports -flying fox, absailing, zipping & trekking . Excitement, fear, apprehension, awe were just...

December 26th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More

They are Indians ,Plump for Coach Tour

When it comes to Travel, Indians are choosy. They like moving in droves. Prefer Coach tours. Feel comfortable in budget hotels. In order to better understand and chart the evolution of the Indian outbound market, Globus Family of Brands conducted a survey focusing on leisure travel trends to Europe....

December 26th, 2010 | Travel | Read More

Single woman? worry not

You will be driven by woman chauffeur Car rental services provider Avis India today announced that it has introduced lady chauffeurs for women travelers in the country. Dedicated to single women travelers, the first fleet of lady chauffeurs will be driving the new BMW 5 series fleet at The Oberoi Hotel,...

December 26th, 2010 | Tourism | Read More
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