Death at site: Traditional Travel Agents in Trouble

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 Gulf carriers – Qatar Airways, recently published...

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AP Tourism – IAAI MoU

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 State – Andhra Pradesh to be a preferred...

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Termination of BSP Cheque pick up facility

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 be termed as a part of IATA’s “StB” (simplifying...

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IAAI delegation meets the Union Minister

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 members in the Delegation (Chairman Govt. Affairs)...

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New CAR for Passengers  with Disability or Reduced Mobility

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  the  common  man  with average  income  group ...

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Hospitality

Radisson Blu Hotel Nagpur, city’s hospitality jewel

Radisson Blu Hotel Nagpur,  city’s hospitality jewel

Nagpur’s first Radisson property, this international business hotel features 214 spacious guestrooms and suites, palatable...

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Jul 27, 2013 5:04

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AP Tourism – IAAI MoU

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...

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Jan 27, 2016 5:10

Tourism

Jordan eyeing Indian market to promote biblical sites

Jordan eyeing Indian market to promote biblical sites

Country ManagerJordan Tourism Board Although present  in  India  for  some years now, Jordan had barely shown any  noticeable ...

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Jul 27, 2013 4:16

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Death at site: Traditional Travel Agents in Trouble

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...

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Feb 13, 2016 7:25

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Clarks Inn forays in Moradabad, city’s first branded hotel property

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Lufthansa managed the decline

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Cathay loses out as cargo demand dwindles

Cathay  Pacific  Airways  has  lost market  share  on  European  cargo  routes as freight rates sink on weak  demand from the troubled euro zone. The carrier expects the overcapacity  problem  in  the  cargo  market  will  only be corrected in the last quarter  of the year, reported...

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GVK-CSIA awarded Airport Carbon Accredita

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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...

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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...

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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...

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GoAir looking for foreign partner

GoAir has appointed investment bank JPMorgan to scout for a foreign strategic partner to buy up to 49 per cent stake in the low-cost passenger carrier, four people close to the development said. “GoAir is in talks with three to four overseas airlines from Europe and the Middle East to sell up to...

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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...

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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...

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