Category: Global

CapaJet emerges as the most preferred carrier for repatriation carrier

In accordance with the latest directive released by Ministry of External Affairs and the Department of Civil Aviation India to bring back stranded Indians in the country, CapaJet today announced that it would be operating more special charter flights from New Zealand & Australia for Indians who are stuck or are willing to return to […]

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Emirates resumes passenger flights to 9 destinations, including connections between UK and Australia

Emirates has announced its plan to operate scheduled flight services from 21 May to nine destinations: London Heathrow Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Chicago, Toronto, Sydney and Melbourne*. The airline will also offer connections in Dubai for customers travelling between the UK and Australia. These flights will be available for booking on emirates.com. Travellers will only be […]

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Small change and Skywards Miles help Emirates make a big difference to people’s lives across India and beyond

Thanks to customer donations, the Emirates Airline Foundation used a staggering 132 million Skywards Miles to positively impact the lives and livelihoods of more than 90,000 people, mainly children from vulnerable communities worldwide. This includes over 6,000 children in India, supported through various organisations across the country. In the period from 1 April 2019 to […]

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WTTC outlines what “the new normal” will look like as we start to travel

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has outlined what the “new normal” will look like as countries begin to end their COVID-19 lockdowns and ease travel restrictions. “Travelling in the New Normal” is part of WTTC’s plan which includes critical steps and coordinated actions, including new standards and protocols, which offer a safe and […]

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#Voices of Travel: The industry might be ripe for another round of disruption, Jaal from Rezlive.com tells us

In this ongoing series, we explore how humans of travel are mitigating the ongoing COVID19 outbreak. Today Jaal Shah, Founder, Rezlive.com tells us that the COVID crisis will encourage innovative disruption in the travel industry.  My father, Kalpesh Shah, a veteran in the Travel Industry, pioneered Travel Designer Group in 1999 promoting short-haul tourism destinations. […]

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#Voices of Travel: Dev Karvat talks of dispelling fear in the minds of travellers

In this ongoing series, we explore how humans of travel are mitigating the ongoing COVID19 outbreak. Today Dev Karvat, CEO, TrawellTag-Covermore tells us that the COVID crisis will encourage innovative disruption in the travel industry.  Travel and tourism as an industry has only been enhanced with time. 2019 was the year of new-age travellers with […]

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Indian Government imposes restrictions on Indian passport holders from EU, Turkey and the UK

In light of the recent detection and spread of COVID19 in many parts of the country, the Indian Government as a precautionary measure has imposed new travel restrictions. Along with the foreign nationals, this time the ban has been imposed on Indian pass holders residing in the United Kingdom, Turkey and European Union and its […]

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Open Letter to the Travel Fraternity and Policymakers

Sanjiv Agarwal, Founder, Fairfest Media – Organisers of TTF, OTM and BLTM and Publisher and Editor, Travel News Digest pens his thoughts The travel industry is reeling from the massive disruption due to the Coronavirus pandemic. While the situation is unfolding (and hopefully, this too shall pass), we will need to tackle the effects for some time. As a […]

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Airbnb releases top anticipated travel trends for the year

Gen Z, adventures, time travel & conscious dining stand out It’s been almost two months into a new decade and a variety of travel trends are emerging on Airbnb. From the rise of immersive trekking adventures to vegan-friendly food Experiences, travellers are seeking more unique, transformative and unforgettable experiences that they are willing to pay […]

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Hilton’s unparalleled hospitality travels from India all the way to Middle East and Africa

  Exceptional quality, impeccable service and the warmest of welcomes, no one does hospitality like Hilton. This is the motto behind “Namaste” their guest offering designed to deliver a truly tailored experience for guests travelling from India to Middle East & Africa. Offering services for Destination Weddings, Bollywood shoots and Meetings, “Namaste” is a one […]

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