Schengen visas to go fully digital

By Netpal Travel Bureau According to a recent announcement made by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, the EU has decided to digitalise the Schengen visa procedure. What does this mean? With this new development, the Schengen visa application process will get a lot smoother than before. This will do away […]


‘How smart phones will change your travel plans in 2020’

By Anandi Don’t get surprised if we tell you 85percent of the international tourists have a mobile device with them while travelling (eHotelier). Or did you know 76percent of the travellers believe their smartphone is the most important travel companion (Openkey)? According to, 42percent of the travellers globally have booked a hotel on a mobile […]


Aviation sector prospers, strategic investment on growth

Compiled by Satyaki Dutta Aviation industry is functioning as a dynamic sector in the recent times, with a direct and major impact on the travel and tourism industry on the whole. Preventing the stagnation in the sector, especially by developing the technological aspects is the need of the day. With the target-specific goals, the sector […]


India’s first international cruise sails from Chennai, reaches Sri Lanka

By a Correspondent India’s first international cruise was flagged off from Chennai to Sri Lanka. The MV Empress, with 750 passengers on a 5-day sea cruise, will cross three ports. “With our rich heritage & culture around our coastal region, the potential of cruise tourism in India is immense,” said Sarbananda Sonowal, the Union Minister of Ports, […]


Amboli, monsoon paradise with pouring waterfalls, thriving greenery

Susmita Ghosh in Amboli Positioned in the Western Ghats mountain ranges, Amboli is a concealed jewel of Sahyadri hills in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. Decked up with the jaded forest, rolling hills and crisp air, it is the perfect destination for a comforting and refreshing vacation. With stunning background, plentiful wildlife, and rich cultural […]


TTF Kolkata initiated on an optimistic and festive note

TTF Kolkata, India’s oldest travel trade show staged a grand post-pandemic reboundof domestic and international travel, with over 200 participants from 3 countries andover 20 Indian States and UTs


African tourism market brims with international tourists

After a short period of sluggish tourist influx from worldwide, the tourism market is returning to its growth phase. Among the companies eyeing for a large chunk of the success-pie, Africa Incoming, the destination management company is bound for success. Its main target is ‘to motivate people to travel to this beautiful continent called AFRICA,’ […]


Sustainability path: green economy movement face challenges

By Alejandro Ríos, Director, Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium The impact of environmental degradation brought forth by human actions done in the name of progress over decades has given rise to a new socio-economic development paradigm. It highlights the need to equally promote social equality, environmental sustainability and economic stability – all of which are closely […]


10 Travel Tips for Every Solo Traveller

By Maitri People traveling in groups or with their families rarely come out of their comfort zone to hit the road alone. But these days solo travel has become the most exciting and emancipating experience that a nomad can have in their lifetime. Nevertheless, if you are still confused to take up your first solo […]

Wellness Tourism

Medical Tourism, expected growth by 2025

By Satyaki Dutta Organized travel across international borders to aim medical treatment which may or may not be available in the travellers’ home country is defined as medical or wellness tourism. The companies who are planning to enter the medical tourism market need to organise and discriminate to get the most out of their return […]