Category: Global

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

Travel and tourism as an industry has only been enhanced with time. 2019 was the year of new-age travellers with millennials leading the list. Adventure tours and experience-based trips churned out a considerable amount of revenue for the travel market. Not only did the industry witness a considerable inclination towards experience-based trips in 2019, but […]

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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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PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2020 to be held in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2020 (PDMF 2020) in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia from November 25-27. The announcement was made by the Minister of Tourism, Arts & Culture and Minister of Youth & Sports Sarawak, Datuk Haji Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah at the conclusion of the […]

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Diethelm Travel Sri Lanka and the Maldives join hands with Q’rius Connect for their market expansion in India

Diethelm Travel, a premium and one of the largest DMCs in Sri Lanka and the Maldives have partnered with Q’rius Connect for their business development in the Indian sub-continent. In pursuance of this partnership, Q’rius Connect will be taking care of the B2B sales and marketing and the overall business development of Diethelm Travel in […]

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Press Release regarding the arbitration proceedings between Fairfest Media Ltd. and Messe Berlin GmbH Fairfest Media Ltd. has invoked arbitration against Messe Berlin GmbH under a Non Disclosure Agreement dated 29th November 2017.Parties have referred their disputes to arbitration. Fairfest Media Ltd. had applied to the Arbitrator for various interim reliefs, including (a) an injunction […]

Read more and Designer Voyages roadshow strengthens Dubai as the preferred destination for Indian source market

The and Designer Voyages Team and Hotel partners hit the road in December to meet with travel agents and tour operators in four cities. The ‘Winter India Roadshow’ held from December 9 to 12, 2019, included stops in Ahmedabad, Surat, Indore and Jaipur offering opportunities for over 1,000 travel professionals to connect with leading […]

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IATA’s 25by2025 gains momentum with 59 airlines joining the campaign

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that 59 airlines have committed to the 25by2025 campaign which seeks to address gender balance in civil aviation. The 25by2025 campaign was launched on September 26, 2019 with participating airlines making a voluntary commitment to: Increase the number of women in senior positions (to be defined by the […]

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