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MOU signed between IAAI and ETAA

30th August 2012 shall be remembered as the golden day in the history of IAAI and ETAA. ATN Desk On 30th August 2012, IAAI has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with ETAA ( Enterprising Travel Agents Association ), in Mumbai, in the joint meeting of ETAA and IAAI members. The objective is to...

September 21st, 2012 | Default, Featured, Travel | Read More

UFTAA President Mr. Mario Bevacqua, presents his views before the journalists, in a meeting in Delhi

UFTAA is a democratic federation of national travel agent association, which currently groups around sixty such bodies drawn from across the globe, including India. In addition to its Members UFTAA also has Affiliates which are usually individual travel businesses, principally travel agents. UFTAA is...

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

Turkeys Voting for Christmas

Biji Eapen, National President Agents’ Representives in APJC-In vying with each other to be the Airlines’ Yes Men Reports received on the recently concluded Agency Programme Joint Council-India (APJC-In) meeting revealed that the Agent representations are in the fore front for the implementation...

September 20th, 2012 | Default, Featured, IAAI | Read More

Infrastructure boost key to a growing Kerala Tourism

·Need for good roads, better infrastructure, tourism friendly excise policy, favorable tax structures etc. Tourism enterprises need the empowerment of a conducive ‘enabling environment’ and not barriers Going by the current and future projections of tourism growth, dramatic need to boost...

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

Kerala preparing for another wave of tourism growth

ATN desk Sets new tourism targets of 3 million foreign and 18 million domestic tourists by 2021 ‘God’s own country’, as it is known as, Kerala’s new tourism policy envisages to establish it as a leading global destination. Kerala Government recently unveiled its new Tourism Policy,...

September 20th, 2012 | Default, Featured | 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...

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

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...

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

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

Air India issues diktat for the implementation of Transaction Fee from July 16, 2012

TAAI, TAFI after supporting, then opposing, once again support the move in what could potentially sound a death knell for thousands of agencies all over India  Reduced capacity due to ongoing problems at Air India and Kingfisher has already increased the cost of air travel in the domestic and international...

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

Jet-lagged Indian carriers

Was Gopinath’s Air Deccan the undoing factor of Indian Aviation? The passenger traffic of 10 million in 1994 barely grew for over the next 10 years, reaching merely 14 million by 2002-03. But the numbers however exploded since, reaching 44 million by 2007-08 and now nearing the 60 million mark....

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