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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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...

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Indian business travellers among the top spenders on hotels, Accor survey

The Accor Asia-Pacific Business Traveller Survey 2012, covering nine countries in Asia-Pacific, seeks to better understand the travel and behavioural preferences of business travellers based in the region. The survey reveals that Indian travellers have one of the highest hotel budgets in Asia-Pacific,...

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‘Kairali – The Ayurvedic Healing Village’ recognized the ‘Best Luxury Destination Spa’

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A road to Sargaalaya: The other side of God’s own country

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IATA’s Initiative for GDS Distribution

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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...

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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...

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September 21st, 2012 | Read More

Rayirath Heritage

Rayirath Heritage Ayur Resort – nesting in the valley of Vellani Hills at Pattikkad, in Thrissur district of Kerala, is the fruitful result of the intention to provide genuine Ayurvedic treatments and wellness packages in its original and purest form in an unfold nature without diluting the ancient...

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Air Arabia increases Delhi flights to double daily

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