Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Death at site: Traditional Travel Agents in Trouble

Travel agents beware! The ordinary travel agents and tour operators will have to pull their shutters down unless they merge themselves as subsidiaries to the OTA giants in India. But no agents are aware or bothered about their own survival or safety of their business ventures. One of the leading prominent...

February 13th, 2016 | Featured, News | Read More

AP Tourism – IAAI MoU

January 12th 2016 will be a historic day for the annals of the IATA Agents Association of India heralding the beginning of a new Travel & Tourism Trade related activity for this “Association by the Agents for the Agents’. On that day, IAAI signed an MoU with the Tourism Department of the Sunrise...

January 27th, 2016 | Featured, IAAI | Read More

Termination of BSP Cheque pick up facility

The Indian Travel Trade industry is going to be affected severely from 1st January, 2016, onwards.  The new decision to use services of National Automated Clearing House (NACH), the electronic transaction facilities, will ease and enhance financial processing of IATA’s Clearance House. It can also...

December 21st, 2015 | Airlines, Aviation, Featured, IAAI, Travel | Read More

IAAI delegation meets the Union Minister

Demand is in Ministry’s active file An IAAI Delegation, led by IT Department asks Biji Eapen, had a fruitful meeting with Shri. Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, Hon’ble Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Govt. of India on 20th June 2014. Other members in the Delegation members in the Delegation...

August 16th, 2014 | Featured | Read More

New CAR for Passengers with Disability or Reduced Mobility

Air  transportation  today  has  been made  easier   than  ever.   The Government policies on  ‘Open Sky’ allowed  the  growth  of  airlines  and also non-scheduled operators  in  the country. The new ideas of Low Cost and  Low  Frill  concept  have  also brought ...

July 26th, 2013 | Featured | 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

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
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