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TAAI Convention 2018 to be held in Srinagar from March 27-19

Akansha Pandey | New Delhi The Indian Travel Congress 2018, the annual convention of the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI), will be organised in Srinagar, from March 27-29, 2018, revealed Sunil Kumar R, President, TAAI at the press meet in New Delhi recently. Zahoor Qari, Chairman, TAAI Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Chapter will be […]

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Karma Group acquires resort property in Dharamshala

In the upper reaches of the Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh, the Karma Group has announced the acquisition of a new resort property in Dharamshala. Surrounded by the snow-topped Dhauladhar ranges, the property is built on the side of a cedar forested mountain with sweeping views down into the valley below and the adjoining tea […]

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Third ibis debuts in Pune in Hinjawadi

InterGlobe Hotels and AccorHotels announced the opening of ibis Pune Hinjawadi, the third ibis in the city and fifth in the state of Maharashtra. Strategically located within 5km of the Mumbai-Bengaluru highway, the hotel is situated approximately 20 km from Pune Airport and the railway station. Featuring 136 well-appointed rooms, the hotel’s contemporary design offers […]

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Mahadev Heritage Hotel and Carlson Rezidor join hands for Radisson Jodhpur

Strategically located in the centre of Jodhpur, Radisson Jodhpur, an upscale property is situated two kilometres from the airport and four kilometres from the Jodhpur railway station. Owned by Mahadev Heritage, the hotel will be managed by Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. Spread over around 70,000 square feet, the hotel constitutes 96 rooms across categories. It […]

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New appointments at Hilton’s India office

Effective immediately, Hilton announced the appointments of Navjit Ahluwalia as Senior Vice President and Country Head, India and Jatin Khanna as Vice President and Head of Operations, India. Both Ahluwalia and Khanna will be based in Hilton’s India regional office in Gurgram. Ahluwalia will oversee Hilton’s 33 hotels trading and under development, including the recently […]

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Carlson Rezidor announces change in Country Inn’s branding

A part of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Country Inns & Suites By Carlson, an upper midscale hotel brand, recently announced the change in name to Country Inn & Suites by Radisson. This strategic name change will allow the brand and the individual hotels to leverage the global recognition and strength of the Radisson brand. Ken […]

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IndiGo strengthens connectivity; appoints new COO

Effective January 20, 2018, IndiGo recently commenced its operations to Colombo, Sri Lanka with non-stop flights between Colombo to Chennai and Bengaluru. It is the carrier’s eighth international destination and the airline has partnered with Hemas as the GSA in Sri Lanka for sales and distribution services. On the domestic front, Tirupati has been added […]

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Vistara expands network in Chennai

Vistara announced Chennai as its 22nd destination to its steadily expanding network. Effective February 15, 2018, Vistara operates a daily direct flight between Delhi and Chennai and will increase the frequency to twice daily from March 1, 2018. This will facilitate a convenient same-day return option in both directions and onwards via Delhi. The carrier […]

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Virgin Atlantic promotes David Hodges as Country Manager, India

Virgin Atlantic announced the promotion of David Hodges as the new Country Manager for India. Prior to his appointment as the Country Manager for India, he was the Senior External Affairs Manager with Virgin Atlantic. In his new role, he will drive Virgin’s sales at strategic and commercial levels within India. Within the remit of […]

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Current and future state of the aviation industry looks promising: CMD, SpiceJet

Kathryn Kannampuzha | Mumbai India is the fastest growing economies in the world. The Indian aviation industry too, is marked for a rapid growth of about 20% in the coming years. There will be an increase in the number of airlines as future will see a visible shift from trains to planes, highlighted Ajay Singh, […]

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