Category: Global

Travelport places an ‘X’ for non-binary gender travellers

Travelport implements a new booking code for non-binary airline passengers from June 1. The new code offers the option to choose ‘X’, rather than ‘M’ or ‘F’, when a passenger is required to provide such advance passenger information. Such information needs to be provided for customers travelling to or in transit to Algeria, Canada, China […]

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SITE launches its manifesto for the incentive travel industry

At SITE’s Global Conference in Bangkok in January under the expert guidance of Martin Sirk, former Executive Director of ICCA, The Bangkok Manifesto was created. The manifesto came into being following a series of workshops with SITE’s international board of directors, trustees of the SITE Foundation and a cohort of global experts in the field […]

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Travel Money launches ‘The Unbeatable Forex Festival’

Travel Money, the flagship Foreign Exchange brand of FCM Travel Solutions, the Indian subsidiary of Flight Centre Travel Group, Australia has launched ‘The Unbeatable Forex Festival’ to provide simplified foreign exchange solutions with best rates and better rewards to customers travelling abroad. The festival which will run from May to July 2019 coincides with the […]

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Accor and meetago have signed an international partnership

In the context of IMEX, Accor and meetago agreed on a strategic international partnership for its core meeting and events business. This deeper level of cooperation was officially stamped and sealed on the basis of their already existing successful collaboration. meetago provides booking and software solutions in the fields of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions […]

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Tamarind Global participates in Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019

Tamarind Global, a leading Event and Destination Management Company participated in Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, a global convention for the second time in a row. Every year, the event is organised in Dubai and helps generate more than $2.5 billion in travel industry deals. ATM has established a niche for itself in the last […]

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Thomas Cook India signs MoU with Sentosa Development Corporation, enters a 3-year partnership

Thomas Cook India has entered into a strategic partnership with Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC), Singapore through the signing of an MoU between Mahesh Iyer – Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd and Quek Swee Kuan, Chief Executive Officer, SDC. The three-year-long partnership comes in the wake of India’s emergence as the top source […]

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Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards announces its 2019 winners list

Winners in the sixth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the awards programme to recognise innovation in business throughout the entire Asia-Pacific region, were announced. Among the winners of the 2019 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards are 18 organisations in India. In total, they’ll receive 43 Stevie Awards: 10 Gold Stevies, 19 Silver and 14 Bronze. This high number […]

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ICCA Board of Directors selects Senthil Gopinath as incoming CEO

The International Congress and Convention Association’s (ICCA) Board of Directors has selected Senthil Gopinath to serve as the organisation’s new CEO. As per ICCA by-laws, the Board made the selection in a closed-vote process, with Gopinath winning by majority vote. He will begin the new role in April 2019. “Senthil brings the qualities that we […]

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TrawellTag Cover-more and Zurich Insurance Group hosts media roundtable with Judith Crompton

Leading travel insurance provider Cover-more recently hosted Judith Crompton, Cover-More CEO, Asia Pacific and Dev Karvat, Founder & CEO, TrawellTag Cover-More, India & Emerging Markets in a select media roundtable in Mumbai. A key player in the travel insurance market, Cover-more reiterated its dedication towards growth and differentiation in the Indian market. Cover-more acquired Trawelltag […]

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Travelport extends contract with United Airlines to introduce NDC initiatives

Travelport recently announced that United Airlines will continue its long-standing relationship with Travelport into 2021 as part of a multi-year agreement. This agreement demonstrates a joint commitment to deliver customer support and solutions for the benefit of travellers and travel agents alike. United has benefited already from Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding merchandising solution by […]

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