MakeMyTrip with Contiki to deliver young Indian outbound travellers best of global adventures

Youth + India + Outbound Travel

Youth travel operator Contiki, the world’s leading travel company for 18-35 year old’s has appointed MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ: MMYT) as one of their preferred sales agents (PSA). MakeMyTrip will be featuring Contiki’s bestseller trips and promoting them through their website as well as their retail outlets and B2B channels. India is a growing market and key area of focus for Contiki, with trip ...

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Heritage Travel Mart 2019 (HTM) to redefine Heritage for New India and World Travel Market

NIT Tourism Promotion Seminar and Heritage Travel Mart

The year 2019 is all set to witness a new platform for showcasing India’s Heritage and travel attraction to world. The Heritage Travel Mart 2019 (HTM) is scheduled for 13-15 September 2019 at the The Ashok Hotel New Delhi as per the present details unveiled at the curtain raiser show on 10 April 2019. Heritage Travel Mart is being rolled ...

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Renovated Taj MG Road, Bengaluru opens it doors to its patrons

China Memories

Taj MG Road, Bengaluru unveiled its all-new look after a major renovation to represent a reimagined, redesigned and renewed hotel. INR 100 crores was invested to upgrade the hotel to a Taj branded hotel. The extensive renovation was done over a period of 21 months. Speaking on the launch Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, IHCL said, “In ...

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Trafalgar calls travel community to join hands for sustainable future through tourism @ 49th Earth Day

49th Earth Day on 22 April 2019

For the past 10 years Trafalgar, has been trailblazing the fight for a sustainable future, leading by example through their JoinTrafalgar program. Powered by TreadRight, a not-for-profit foundation created by Trafalgar’s parent company The Travel Corporation (TTC), JoinTrafalgar shares TreadRight’s mission to have a positive impact on the people and communities visited to protect wildlife and marine life, and to ...

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Gain Insights Into Chinese Outbound @ PATAcademy-HCD workshop on the ‘The Chinese Outbound Tourism Market’

market segments of the source market China

When it comes to the business of travel and tourism, organisations across the world are focused on China, looking to capture a share of the enormous outbound travel segment. “In 2001, a modest 10.5m overseas trips were made by Chinese residents. In 2017, the figure came to 145m – an astounding increase of 1,380 per cent approximately.  With this remarkable growth also came a ...

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Jin Jiang International powered Radisson Hotel Group vows to redefine South Asia’s hospitality space @ HICSA 2019

Jin Jiang International - China

Radisson Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, has reiterated its deep commitment to South Asia at the Hotel Investment Conference South Asia (HICSA) 2019. Now, with the support of Jin Jiang, the world’s fifth largest hotel company, Radisson Hotel Group is well positioned for significant future growth. For the uninitiated- Headquartered in Shanghai, Jin Jiang ...

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8th India Heritage Tourism Conclave puts spotlight on Sustainable Tourism Management at World Heritage Sites

WelcomHotel The Savoy

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) organised the 8th India Heritage Tourism Conclave with the theme ‘Sustainable Tourism Management at World Heritage Sites’ on 27 March 2019 at WelcomHotel The Savoy, Mussoorie. The programme was supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. Inaugurating the Conclave, Dr. Sanjeev Chopra (IAS), Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, ...

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IPL feeding boom in hospitality and surge in tourism

Hotels are cashing in on IPL 2019

The 11TH edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has got off to a flying start with demand for matches, especially that’s played over the weekends attracting a huge volume of bookings from travellers who intend travelling to watch their favourite team in action.  IPL has given a new dimension to the concept of sports tourism, which is still in ...

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AirAsia dials Oracle in skies to strengthen leadership in ASEAN

AirAsia + Oracle ERP+ AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes

AirAsia announced that it is working with Oracle to centralise and streamline its finance operations by leveraging the market-leading Oracle ERP Cloud. The deployment supports AirAsia’s growth plans and its vision to be the leading travel technology company in Asia. AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said, “AirAsia has championed ASEAN connectivity since its inception in 2001. Over the past 18 years, we’ve ...

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With ‘Ghar Jao Vote Karo’- Thomas Cook India campaign to spur Election Tourism

‘Ghar Jao Vote Karo’ campaign

Thomas Cook India, India’s leading integrated travel and related financial services company, spearheads the citizen election agenda 2019 by launching its Ghar Jao Vote Karo campaign ahead of the upcoming general elections. The brand seeks to empower citizens to vote while simultaneously rewarding them- both on their flight to their hometown pre-election, as well as holiday discounts post elections. According ...

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Goibibo joins hands with KKR & RCB to roll out “Travel Cash Fest” during IPL 2019

Shah Rukh Khan

Goibibo – India’s leading online travel company has launched its Travel Cash Fest campaign by signing up with two of the most popular IPL teams, Kolkata Knight Riders & Royal Challengers Bangalore. The campaign is aimed at generating excitement and gaining traction among young Indians by bringing together Cricket, Bollywood and passion for Travel through one of its most rewarding ...

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Holi spurs up aviation sector, demand shots up for short haul and long haul: Travelport


The countries that have seen the most flight bookings to India1 for the period around the Holi festival are the United States, the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, according to analysis conducted by Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading travel commerce platform. As of 14 March 2019, a total of 14,300 advanced bookings had been made2 through all ...

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