omicron
Cover

Omicron triggers alert: Travel doors shut again

By Netpal Travel Bureau ‘Omicron’ the new Covid-19 strain rises with several countries reporting fresh cases. India has also tightened and introduced new guidelines for international passengers, as per the revised order, irrespective of vaccination status. All the travellers arriving to India from ‘at-risk’ countries have to mandatorily undergo COVID-19 testing at the airport on […]

Report

‘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 Hotels.com, 42percent of the travellers globally have booked a hotel on a mobile […]

Stats

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 […]

Feature

Booking App offers various benefits

By Netpal Travel Bureau Today hotels and other travel-related companies get 60 percent of bookings through mobile devices, while 74 percent of total revenue will be generated through online sales by 2026. Ranging from user engagement, a broad customer base, multiple revenue streams, and lower customer support costs, Booking apps offer many more benefits. In […]

Destination

Amsterdam: City of tolerance and diversity

Susmita Ghosh in Amsterdam Stuffed with tourists for most of the year, the best bet to travel to Amsterdam is from September to November as it gets decent weather with notable fall, unexpected rain and chilly may get at times though! Amsterdam, the Netherlands’ capital is one of the safest, romantic and beautiful cities in […]

Moments

Trade FAM trip in Thanjavu, Tamil Nadu

Delaire, the tourism representation company, embarked its first FAM triprecently with seven travel agentsto Svatma in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadufor 3 daysand 2 nights. Within the property, the travel trade experienced early morning yoga, Vedic chanting, Carnatic music concert, delicious food and spa treatment. To get a feel of its pure culture and heritage, they also […]

Interview

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,’ […]

Remarks

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 […]

blog

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 […]