Author: Laboni Chatterjee

Destination Canada ramps-up activities in India

Signs MoU with TAFI Destination Canada signs MOU with Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) under the Destination Canada Product Training Program, with the aim of promoting the destination in major Indian markets. The MoU was signed by Carl Vaz, CEO & Strategy Director, Destination Canada and Pradip Lulla, Vice President, TAFI along with Rajat […]

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SOTC unveils the India Holiday Report 2019

    In this the digital age, social sharing, the increase of disposable income and the braggable rights of travel is power- driving the entire holiday ecosystem – whether outbound or domestic tourism. The Indian traveller has come of age and travel is no longer a luxury, but rather a non-negotiable necessity. The SOTC India […]

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Over 300 million people earn a living directly or indirectly from the Tourism Industry

  On the occasion of World Tourism Day, Mohit Poddar CEO and Co-founder of Shoes on Loose looks at how the tourism sector is creating employment even in a recession-hit global economy. Hear what he opines below: While we take time to grasp the magnanimity of that number, there are journeys being made, hospitality being served […]

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Seychelles Tourism Board launches Seychelles Travel Guide mobile app to promote smart travel

Seychelles Tourism Board has launched the Seychelles Travel Guide, its official mobile application that will help travellers with all activities, attractions, accommodations and tourism services provided in the archipelago. The app comes with an array of hi-tech features like the ability to share information with friends and family on Facebook, an interactive map, navigational guide, […]

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Google Flights launches airfare prediction feature, guarantees competitive prices

Google Flights has introduced an interesting update for the benefit of its users: a predictive feature that allows for a comparative analysis of flight fares at any given point of time. With the introduction of this feature, passengers will be shown whether the price of their selected flights is high, low or typical for that […]

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Bee+Hive launches booking platform for sustainable tourism

Bee+Hive has launched a booking platform featuring a search engine that curates sustainable travel experiences for its users. The not-for-profit organisation unites hotels and partners committed to the cause of sustainable tourism practices.  Speaking of the launch, Founder Bruno Correa said, “People are interested in travelling responsibly, but the process of identifying and selecting genuinely […]

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S7 Airlines rakes in $1 million with its blockchain ticketing platform

S7 Airlines, Russia’s biggest domestic airline company has reaped in $1 million in sales in July, after employing a private blockchain ticketing platform. The platform has been developed in collaboration with Russian commercial bank, Alfa Bank in July last year. Speaking on the recent development, Ekaterina Dmitruk, Sales Director, S7 said, “Thanks to this new […]

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Tourism Australia hosts its 17th Australia Marketplace India, discusses opportunities in ICC T20 World Cup

  Tourism Australia hosted its 17th edition of the Australia Marketplace India (AMI) to further develop and strengthen tourism ties between the two countries prior to the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2020. The four-day event held in Kochi from August 8 to August 11 was aimed at acquainting the Indian travel trade with the […]

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Taiwan joins hands with Mumbai Metro for tourism promotion in India

In an innovative approach to attract Indian travellers, Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB) has partnered with the Mumbai Metro to launch a train covered in vibrant images of Taiwan’s various tourism destinations. Dr Trust Lin, Director, TTB flagged off the uniquely designed train on Sunday, August 11 at Mumbai’s Versova metro station. The images feature popular […]

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TAT announces five new national parks in Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that Thailand has added five new national parks around the country during 2016 to 2019 since the start of the reign of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (King Rama X). This is also in accordance with Thailand’s 20-Year National Strategic Plan, which targets increasing […]

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