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Understanding ‘Air bubble,’ its importance during pandemic

By Nancy Kapoor COVID-19 has affected millions of livelihoods and jobs around the world. It has impacted an individual’s every aspect of life and has forced us to think of novel ways to work past it. Work from home in the corporate sector has become a new norm, but not everyone can do the same. […]

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‘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 […]

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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

Digital health passport: Indian travellers ready to adopt

By Anindita Acharya Just like millions of Indians are fighting the Covid-19 emergency every day with a positive attitude, Indian travellers, too, hope to travel the world once the restrictions eases and the pandemic ceases to exist. Study commissioned by Amadeus and delivered by Censuswide said 47percent of Indian travellers are eager to book international […]

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Post-vaccination tour, new trend worldwide

By Satyaki Dutta 2020 was a tumultuous year for everyone, without a shred of doubt. It was especially hard for the travel and tourism sector and the related economy is still reeling from it.  The COVID-19 crisis seemed perpetual until the vaccines arrived. Suddenly there was hope that we may all be able to travel […]

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,’ […]

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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 […]

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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 […]