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Jyoti Mayal elected as the President of TAAI

Jyoti Mayal, Director New Airways Travels has been elected as the President of Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) for the period 2019-2021. Jyoti, former Secretary-General of TAAI has registered a thumping victory against the outgoing Vice President Sanjay Narula, Founder & CEO of Apex Travel & Tour in the straight contest. Lokesh Bettaiah, Triway […]

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InterContinental Yao Yai Resort all set to function by 2020

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has recently announced a signing agreement with Soraya Development Company Limited (SDCL) to develop a luxury resort in Phang Nga Bay – the InterContinental Yao Yai Resort – set to open in 2020. The InterContinental Yao Yai Resort will rise on the bay’s largest island to become IHG’s 25th hotel across […]

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Carlson Wagonlit Travel announces David Falter as President of RoomIt

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a global travel management company, has appointed David Falter as President of RoomIt, the company’s hotel distribution division, effective December 18. Based in RoomIt’s Chicago office, he will report to Kurt Ekert, President and CEO of CWT. Scott Brennan, who led the launch phase of the business, will become Chief Growth Officer […]

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Dr. Taleb Rifai receives IIPT Lifetime Achievement Award

The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) recently honoured seven outstanding people from the world of travel and tourism as “Global Ambassadors of Peace through Tourism” at World Travel Market (WTM), London. Dr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of UNWTO, was conferred with the IIPT Lifetime Achievement Award as a “Global Man of Peace.” In his […]

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Paradigm shift in travelling trends of Indians since 2016, says Yatra.com

Yatra.com conducted its annual summer survey which showcases the trends of Indian travellers planning a vacation this summer. The latest survey shows that demonetisation has had no major impact on travel plans. Nearly, 90% respondents are planning a summer vacation this year as opposed to only 83% in 2016. Another key finding from the survey […]

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Holidays on Tracks to represent Wendy Wu Tours in India

Wendy Wu Tours, the U.S. specialist tour operator to China, Japan and Southeast Asia has announced the appointment of Holidays On Tracks, as their in-market representative for India from April 2017. Within India, Holidays on Tracks will be tasked with creating market awareness, educating agents and handling reservations for Wendy Wu Tours. Focus will be […]

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Pankaj Patel elected as the President of FICCI

Chairman and Managing Director of Zydus Cadila – Cadila Healthcare Ltd, Pankaj R Patel, has been elected as the President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) for the year 2017. Patel spearheads Zydus Cadila, a global healthcare company which manufactures and markets a wide range of products ranging from APIs to […]

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SITA appoints Randy Pizzi as President

SITA has appointed Randy Pizzi as President, Americas, responsible for developing and driving the strategic direction for SITA in the region. He will be based at SITA’s America headquarters in Atlanta. Francesco Violante, SITA CEO said, “Randy brings extensive industry experience and a deep understanding of the competitive challenges facing airlines and airports today. I […]

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Sunil Kumar R elected as TAAI President for 2015-17

Sunil Kumar, former acting president of Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) has been elected as the President for tenure of two years (2015-17). TAAI concluded its 64th Annual General Meeting and elections with a total of 745 votes cast, out of which Kumar bagged 284 votes. Marzban Antia has been voted as Vice President […]

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Tourism Toronto appoints Johanne Bélanger as President and CEO

Tourism Toronto announced that Johanne Bélanger has been appointed President and CEO, effective September 1, 2015. Bélanger was President of Freeman Audio Visual Canada for the past 10 years and, throughout her career, has been a globally recognised leader in exhibitions and events. She also served as Chair of Tourism Toronto’s Board of Directors from […]

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