Archive for March, 2012

Global Travel Mart India: Global tender soon

The Global Travel Mart India slated to be held on Dec 12 2012 will be organised based on International Tender. Ministry of Tourism, Government of India will float a global tender soon according to Subodh Kant Sahai, Union Minister of Tourism while speaking to the media after the National Tourism Awards...

March 28th, 2012 | Default, Travel | Read More

IAAI’s fight for the cause of Travel Agents

Biji Eapen President, IAAI As long as the Aircraft Act 1934 and Aircraft Rules 1937 prevails in India No POWER in earth can  change Rule 54a according to their whims and fancies. reference. At this juncture, we would like to point out that the DGCA Order on 5th March 2010 is a Regulatory order protecting...

March 22nd, 2012 | Default, IAAI | Read More

Hyderabad bags National Tourism Award for best Airport 2011

GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) has been awarded the prestigious National Tourism Award 2011. National Tourism Awards 2010-11, under the best airport category was awarded for providing best facilities to its passengers and guests. The airport has been adjudged as the best airport in India...

March 22nd, 2012 | Aviation, Default | Read More

Suspension of Kingfisher Airlines from ISS by IATA

IAAI strongly taking up with IATA the Refunds / ACMs due to Agents The travel agents community in our country might have noticed the Circular letter dated 8th March 2012 from IATA, uploaded to the BSP Link only at 12:27:49 on 9th March 2012 to all the BSP participants in India communicating the suspension...

March 22nd, 2012 | Default, IAAI | Read More

Newly Nominated

Deepak Narula Deepak Narula nominated  Co-Chairman, IAAI Membership Development Committee Deepak Narula Managing Director  Aman Travels Ltd, New Delhi

March 22nd, 2012 | Default, News | Read More

Civil Suit No. 32 of 2012 filed by IAAI members before Hon. Madras High Court on Weekly Payment System

On 13th March 2012 IATA filed application requesting for referring the matter to Arbitration. The Hon. Judge directed the Plaintiffs (IAAI members) to file their counter Affidavit on the IATA’s application. The Hon’ble Judge further directed the IATA to file their counter in the application...

March 21st, 2012 | Default, News | Read More

Suspension of Kingfisher Airline from ISS IATA – India responded very positively to IAAI’s letter.

Shri.Sunil Chopra In response to our letter dated 12th March 2012 addressed to Shri. Sunil Chopra, Asst. Director, IATA –Mumbai, requesting for the immediate action in the matter, IATA Mumbai has responded immediately and very positively. Shri. Sunil Chopra, Assistant Director has  assured that IATA...

March 21st, 2012 | Default, Featured | Read More

Himachal bags Nat’nl Tourism Award

Located in the foothills of Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh abound with natural beauty, received National Tourism Award from President Pratibha Patil. The award was presented to the hill state at a function held in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi in the presence of Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay. Arun Sharma,...

March 21st, 2012 | Default, Featured | Read More

IATA-member Airlines outperformed others

The accident rate for airlines on the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) registry was 52% better than for non-IOSA operators. Asia-Pacific, Europe and North Asia recorded improvements compared to their performance in 2010, while North America stayed the same. Montreal – The International Air...

March 21st, 2012 | Default, Featured | Read More

Spain to HostWorld Tourism day 2012

The 2012 official World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations will be held in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain on 27 September 2012. Under the theme “Tourism and Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development”, WTD 2012 highlights the need to bring the tourism sector and energy stakeholders closer...

March 21st, 2012 | Default, Featured, Tourism | Read More
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