Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Weekly Payment… A myth or a reality in the Karnataka Case??

Legal correspondent – Bengaluru It was observed that the industry is fed with circulars and mails regarding the Karnataka Court case filed by TAFI in July 2011 and the subsequent impleading petition from TAAI into the case , reportedly to rescue the travel agent fraternity from the clutches of...

April 23rd, 2012 | Default, Featured | 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

Mute game play by Associations in self interest

writes our legal correspondent from Delhi In a recent development, the industry sources released copy of an Order passed by the Competition Commission of India on 31st Oct 2011 against a case filed by Travel Agents Association of India on 14.12.2009. The case was filed under Section 19 of the Competition...

February 27th, 2012 | Default, Featured | Read More

Dude, it’s Rubbish Hotel!

Yeah, it is. But… Celebrating a tourism fair staged in Jan 1012 to promote Spain’s biggest industry is a new hotel in central Madrid whose maker freely admits is rubbish. German sculptor HA Shult used 12 tonnes of recycled junk to build the hotel in central Madrid’s Callao Square and draw...

February 26th, 2012 | Default, Featured | Read More

Luxury has another name: Clarks Inn Group of Hotels

One of the kind hotel, under the premium luxury hotel collection by Clarks Inn Group of Hotels – Clarks Inn Suites is strategically located in the heart of Delhi / NCR’s fast evolving commercial and trade hub, Ghaziabad. Situated at a convenient distance from the major business district of Sahibabad,...

February 26th, 2012 | Default, Featured | Read More

IATA urges global solution to ETS; lenient towards India

IATA has urged European policymakers to work towards a global solution to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). Meanwhile The European Union is willing to consider whether India’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions could qualify for waivers under an EU law  the 27-nation bloc’s climate chief...

February 25th, 2012 | Aviation, Default, Featured | Read More

CAA likely to replace DGCA this year

The Government of India is in the process of setting up a powerful Civil Aviation Authority ( CAA ) for better regulation for the aviation sector. The Civil Aviation Authority that will replace the Director General of Civil Aviation ( DGCA ) is likely to come into existence this year. According to Government...

February 25th, 2012 | Default, Featured | Read More
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