Archive for July, 2012

First SAARC Tour Operators Conclave concludes in Delhi

ATN Desk Sahai and Ahmed with the tour operators from SAARC countries and India, at the SAARC Tour Operators Conclave, in New Delhi on July 06, 2012. Inaugurating the first SAARC Tour Operators Conclave in Delhi recently, Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai called for the SAARC countries to explore...

July 17th, 2012 | Default, Travel | Read More

Barabar Caves, Bihar: A 2300 years old Buddhist heritage waiting to be discovered

Bihar is home to not only some the greatest of Bhuddhist shrines and monuments at Bodh Gaya, Nalanda and Rajgir, but there are many more which even pre-dates the more famous Buddhist sites in the State. The caves of Barabar and Nagarjuni hills fall in this category: An incredible evidence of human endeavour...

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World’s largest Sheraton opens in Macau

The 3863-key hotel is scheduled for September, 2012, launch ATN Desk Starwood Hotels & Resorts is readying to open the world’s largest Sheraton and Macau’s largest hotel, Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central, in September, 2012. The 3,863-room Sheraton Macao Hotel is part of Macau’s...

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IATA Welcomes ICAO Progress on a CO2 Standard for Aircraft

Important Milestone in a Comprehensive Global Solution for Aviation Emissions Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed an agreement by the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) environment committee on a metric to define a CO2 standard for new aircraft....

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Emirates strengthens position in key markets in India

Appoints sales managers for Maharashtra, Delhi and Andhra Pradesh Realignment of management in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu ATN Desk Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, has strengthened its commercial operations in India with the appointment of Sales Managers in three key markets...

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Move to reduce Agency Commission by Air India & Jet Airways

Hon. High Court of Kerala issues clear direction to DGCA Biji Eapen, National President With a tacit understanding with TAAI and TAFI, Air India as well as Jet Airways worked out a dubious scheme to reduce the commission payable to travel agents from the existing 3 % to 1 % with effect from 16th July...

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Thinking big, Think Strawberries

Think Strawberries, a travel marketing and representation company, has emerged as one of the most admired names in a short span of time and an answer to those looking to unlock the opportunity called India and increase their share of Indian outbound travellers. Its ability to create enhanced visibility...

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Air India to address crucial HR issues in a time bound manners

MOCA seeks dispensations for incentives to employees ATN Desk Air India Ltd. has constituted a committee to implement the recommendations of Justice Dharmadhikari Committee report on HR related issues in a time bound manner. The Committee constituted on the direction of Ministry of Civil aviation has...

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New rapid exit taxiway commissioned at CSIA runway

The new taxiway will reduce the runway occupancy time by 9-10 seconds s part of the ongoing efforts to upgrade the overall ‘Airside Efficiency’ at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai International Airport (MIAL) recently commissioned a new Rapid Exit Taxiway N5 for runway...

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Agitation against Air India and Jet Airways across the country

The Travel Agents across the country are agitating against the National Carrier, Air India and Jet Airways for implementing transaction fee model in India. It is to be noted that the ‘transaction fee ‘ model is declared by DGCA as illegal vide its landmark Order dated 5th March 2010. Further...

July 17th, 2012 | Aviation, Default, Featured | Read More
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