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Air India will not be privatised immediately

Aviation Ministry is working on a quick boost to the aviation sector Civil Aviation Minister Pusapati  Ashok Gajapathi Raju told that no decision has been taken to privatise Air India. However the government is close to finalising a short-term strategy to strengthen the burgeoning civil aviation...

August 18th, 2014 | Default | Read More

Berggruen Hotels to operate 22 hotels in India

Berggruen Hotels Pvt. Ltd., which owns and manages hotels under  the  brand  ‘Keys  Hotels,  Resorts  and  Serviced  Apartments’,  which  currently  operates  14  hotels,  is  looking  at  operating  22  hotels  under its India portfolio by March  2014. Berggruen Hotels...

July 23rd, 2013 | Default | Read More

GVK-CSIA awarded Airport Carbon Accredita

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) in Mumbai has been awarded the globally recognised Airport Carbon Accreditation for 2012-13 by Airport Council International (ACI) for its pioneering Carbon Footprint Management system and processes implemented. In the Asia Pacific region only eight airports...

June 19th, 2013 | Aviation, Default | Read More

Jet Airways and Etihad Airways forge strategic alliance under FDI

Etihad Airways of the United Arab Emirates and Jet Airways of India on 24th Apr 2013 announced that the UAE national carrier has agreed to subscribe for 27,263,372 new shares in Jet Airways at a price of INR754.74 per share. The value of this equity investment is US$379 million and will result in Etihad...

June 19th, 2013 | Default, Featured | Read More

Unbundling of services and fees by airlines

The decision to allow airlines to unbundle services was taken in line with a report formulated by Nathan Economic Consultants — ‘Economic Regulations to Airlines : Ticket Pricing in India’. Nathan Economic Consultants in their report have recommended unbundling of services “since it has...

May 19th, 2013 | Default, Featured | Read More

IAAI – Tamilnadu AGM was held on 3rd May 2013

The IAAI – Tamilnadu AGM was held on 3rd May 2013 at Hotel Ambassador Pallava, Chennai. T. Kishorekumar, Treasurer, IAAITamilnadu welcomed the gathering. AVS Ramani, President, IAAI – Tamilnadu addressed the members. IAAI National President Biji Eapen gave out the Key Note address. In the...

May 18th, 2013 | Associations, Default | Read More

Air travel: technology has a huge role

A record crowd at SITA’s 2012 Air Transport IT Summit underlined the conviction that technology has a much bigger role to play in air travel.We sat down with SITA CEO,Francesco Violante, to get his take onwhere technology can help the industry and what tomorrow’s air travelers can look forward...

November 20th, 2012 | Aviation, Default, Featured | Read More

Chiranjeevi launches ‘Find What You Seek’

Dr K Chiranjeevi, Minister of State for Tourism announced in London ‘FindWhat You Seek’ campaign to promote India as a much sought after Tourismdestination across the Globe.Chiranjeevi formally launched India’s new international and domesticcampaign at the World Travel Mart 2012 in...

November 20th, 2012 | Default, Featured | Read More

One Billion Tourists; 1 Bn Opportunities

ew UNWTO campaign asks thepublic to vote for the travel tip theybelieve would have the greatestbenefit for the people and places theyvisit, from using public transport tobuying locally, and pledge to followthat tip when traveling.Small changes in travel behavior cancontribute to positive changethroughout...

November 19th, 2012 | Default, Featured | Read More

Indian business travellers among the top spenders on hotels, Accor survey

The Accor Asia-Pacific Business Traveller Survey 2012, covering nine countries in Asia-Pacific, seeks to better understand the travel and behavioural preferences of business travellers based in the region. The survey reveals that Indian travellers have one of the highest hotel budgets in Asia-Pacific,...

September 25th, 2012 | Default, Hospitality | Read More
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