Category: Global

NYU Abu Dhabi researcher builds digital archive that indexes rare and historical Indian texts from the 1800’s

Global Network Associate Professor of Political Science at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Rahul Sagar has spent the past five years building a significant digital resource for the study of modern India. ‘Ideas of India’ is an index of the English-language periodicals that Indians began publishing after the advent of modern education in 1832. These periodicals […]

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SOTC reveals the top destinations to visit with your family this winter

Daniel D’souza, President and Country Head, Leisure, SOTC Travel takes his pick.   The Christmas – New Year holiday is the most awaited time of the year for travellers. The festive season of Christmas and New Year present multiple avenues for travellers to plan their vacation with families and Indians are investing in unique holiday […]

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Emirates and SpiceJet seal codeshare deal

Emirates has signed a codeshare and interline agreement* with SpiceJet to give travellers to and from India seamless access to a wider and a stronger route network. This is the first-ever codeshare agreement signed by SpiceJet. From early 2020, customers travelling to India can take advantage of many more flight options on routes common to […]

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Corporate cards: A boon to corporate travel management?

  Corporate travel management is quite a task, as would be attested by travel managers worldwide. One of the key areas of concern remains corporate expense management. Business travellers today are dynamic in their demands and every aspect of their travel needs to be in tandem with this change. In that regard, a recent study […]

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Quilon retains Michelin star for 13th successive year

Taj’s Indian restaurant, Quilon, in the heart of the Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences, London has been awarded a Michelin star for the 13th successive year in the Michelin Guide for restaurants in 2020. Quilon prides itself on south-west coastal Indian cuisine and was first awarded a Michelin star in 2008, putting the […]

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Massimiliano Zanardi joined Atlantis, The Palm as General Manager and Senior Vice President, Operations

With more than 20 years of experience in luxury hospitality, Massimiliano Zanardi joined Atlantis, The Palm in October 2019 as the resort’s General Manager and Senior Vice President, Operations. No stranger to Kerzner International, Massimiliano Zanardi, who goes by the name of Max, made his first foray into the group as General Manager for One&Only, […]

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Club Med aims to tap on the booming Indian market

Holidays must be easy and carefree especially when travelling with family and kids and understanding this requirement, Club Med was founded by Gérard Blitz and Gilbert Trigano. Pioneering the idea of the ‘all-inclusive’ holiday concept, Club Med has been reinventing the alchemy of happiness since 1950. India is a key market for Club Med within […]

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ICCA officially includes association executives in its global association meetings community

ICCA has announced the January 2020 launch of its ‘ICCA Association Community’ to its global membership. Offering education, connections, tools and resources to assist and support international associations in organising more effective meetings, the new platform will officially welcome association executives into ICCA’s global association meeting community as affiliates, aiming to shape the future and […]

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Priority Pass ‘Lounge of the Year Awards’ enters its 15th year

  Priority PassTM, the original and market-leading airport experiences programme, has launched this year’s Lounge of the Year Awards which celebrate lounges around the world that go above and beyond to offer customers the highest quality of service, amenities and business facilities. The Awards have reached a milestone, entering their 15th year of recognising the importance […]

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Muslim women take a lion’s share of global Muslim travel market, prefer religious amenities to be integrated

A joint study by Mastercard and CresentRating has revealed that Muslim women travellers comprise a 45% share of the global Muslim travel market. The survey is aimed at providing a clear understanding of the travel preferences and demands of Muslim women in travel.  Responses received from over 3,300 women have brought into light interesting new […]

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