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IAAI biennial Convention at Le Meridian, Kochi Mumbai and Mr. Akhil

AH correspondent Cherian Philiph(KTDC Chairman,ptron) The biennial convention of IAAI has been scheduled at Le Merdian Hotel, Cochin from 11-13- Nov 2010. The convention is titled “ICON 2010″. A Reception Committee comprising of 101 members from across India elaborates the program. Mr. V...

September 15th, 2010 | IAAI | Read More

United we stand Divided we fall

The travel trade today is much a divided lot Karl Dantas The Travel Industry in India is Unique. In spite of a Global recession, India has been least affected. The average Indians buying power has gone up tremendously. The middle class, who would otherwise have thought of going back to their native...

September 15th, 2010 | IAAI | Read More

IAAI continues battle against injustices and improprieties

From IAAI Desk Biji Eapen (IAAI President) Past one month had been eventful. Foreign Airlines suffered a heavy blow with the judgment by the Australian Court of Appeal that directed Qantas and other similar airlines there as well to pay commission to the Travel Agents on the gross fare including the...

September 15th, 2010 | IAAI | Read More

Zero Airlines plan ” Vision 2015 ” for Travel Fraternity

Best travel agent achievement award of Kerala Shridayavedi being presented to V. S. Abdul Kareem, Chairman & Managing Director of Creative Tours & Travels (I) Pvt. Ltd., by the Minister of Home and Tourism Kodiyeri Balakrishnan at Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum. N. K. Pramachandran, Irrigation Minister, Cherian...

August 16th, 2010 | IAAI | Read More

From IAAI’s desk – Airlines should restore 5% commission

Biji Eapen IAAI President Following IAAI’s writ petition # WP (C) 16644, starting second half of July 2010, DGCA issued to all “Zero” Airlines ultimatum of 14 days to pay commission @ 5% failing in which appropriate penal action would follow. Non-paying Airlines such as Lufthansa, British...

August 16th, 2010 | Featured, IAAI | Read More

TAP – A Damocles’ Sword

IAAI all set to fight the menace with a powerful seven-point action plan Unfortunately IATA-India is taking sides of the foreign airlines in their ominous game to wipe out all but a handful of “favored” agents in India. And worse still, travel agents representatives in APJC-India endorsed IATA’s...

August 16th, 2010 | IAAI | Read More

Herald Inter-active column

S. Baskar CHAMPION TRAVEL & TOUR Chennai Tamil Nadu champion. trvl@gmail.com Dear President — IAAI, Thanks for the valuable insight & information to us members about the Insurance scheme & bank guarantee. Just like your good self to please elaborate on the following points put forth under...

July 26th, 2010 | IAAI | Read More

Financial Guarantee schemes IATA vs Travel Agents

For a collective turnover worth Rs 1 crore, guarantee provider has to pay only Rs. 5000 TODAY, many of the Travel Agents are in a dilemma to opt “Insurance” or “Joint Bank” guarantees for survival. The apprehension is mainly due to the misguidance or nondissemination of regulations....

July 26th, 2010 | IAAI | Read More

IAAI Kerala State Meeting 2010 at Cochin

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July 8th, 2010 | IAAI | Read More

Aswamedam in Kerala

IATA Agents Association of India (IAAI) , the only national forum formed in 2001 exclusively by and for the IATA Accredited Travel Agents in India , stands for the agents’ welfare, equality and justice. The IAAI Kerala State Annual General Body Meeting held on June 5, 2010 at Harbour view Residency,...

July 8th, 2010 | IAAI | Read More
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