Category: Technology

TripAdvisor ranks India’s top hill stations   

This first-ever destination ranking is based on reviews from millions of travellers in the last one year TripAdvisor recently unveiled the 2018 Top Hill Stations list based on the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for hotels, restaurants and experiences in the hill destinations across India, gathered over a 12-month period.   Nikhil Ganju, […]

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Alipay and Singapore Tourism Board join hands to boost Chinese tourist spending

The partnership is aimed at increasing Singapore’s destination branding and awareness, driving visitor spend and enhancing Singapore Tourism Board’s understanding of a key consumer group Alipay, together with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), has launched a series of joint marketing initiatives aimed at raising destination awareness of Singapore and driving tourist spending among Chinese visitors. […]

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Vision-Box inaugurates office in New Delhi

The new Vision-Box office located in New Delhi is now formally open and in operation. The goal of this investment is to accelerate the introduction of digital identity solutions and seamless travel technology in the travel, border control, smart government and smart city fields. The new office will address the growing demand for biometric digital […]

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EASA helps Indians gain residency abroad through investments

Providing end to end solutions for visa applications, EASA, a visa-tech solution for travel agents and travellers has now partnered with the DELSK Group to facilitate customised investment options in assets and bonds. With these investments comes the opportunity of residency in countries like Portugal, Spain, Cyprus, Ireland, Malta, St. Kitts, Dominica and Greece as […]

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Eatigo receives follow-on investment from TripAdvisor

Eatigo, the restaurant reservation platform in Southeast Asia, has received a follow-on investment from its existing strategic investor, TripAdvisor, bringing its total raise across all its investors till date to over USD 25 million. The pre-series C investment for Eatigo comes as TripAdvisor’s restaurant business unit and its subsidiary, TheFork, look to help expand Eatigo’s […]

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AccorHotels acquires Adoria for corporate and contract catering

AccorHotels announces the acquisition of Adoria, the SaaS platform that enables the catering industry to optimise supply management. Founded in France in 2003, Adoria is used by 2,700 organisations (30 catering groups) and brings together 300,000 active users and more than 800 manufacturers and distributors. Adoria offers centralised solutions for managing tendering, procurement, logistics and […]

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KTDC appoints Cleartrip as its online booking partner

Cleartrip has tied up with Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) as its exclusive online booking partner for local tours and activities. Under the association, KTDC will sell all of its exclusive set of activities through Cleartrip platform, including both existing and new inventory of conducted tours and boat trips. The partnership is also Cleartrip’s first […]

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IRCTC teams up with ixigo to provide hotel bookings

Recently, online travel application ixigo announced its partnership with IRCTC to exclusively power hotel bookings for IRCTC users. This partnership will enable IRCTC’s web and mobile platforms to showcase ixigo’s wide range of accommodation offerings from its domestic and international hotel partners and OTAs. Commenting on the tie-up, MP Mall, CMD, IRCTC said, “Our partnership […]

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Travelport records net revenue increase of 4%

Travelport reported a solid first quarter, led by its Beyond Air portfolio, particularly its travel payment solutions company eNett, which had an 81% increase in revenue. Travelport reported a net revenue increase of 4%, to USD 678 million. Net income increased 6%, to USD 59 million. The travel commerce platform increased 5%, to USD 653 […]

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MakeMyTrip enters into agreement with Flipkart

MakeMyTrip has entered into an agreement with Flipkart, whereby the online travel aggregator will enable users to book domestic flights through the Flipkart app. For now, the travel booking feature is available exclusively for customers using the Flipkart mobile app on the Android platform. As far as the customer is concerned, this opens up one […]

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