Editor’s Note

It’s time for global travel experts meet again!

Hello readers! Yes, it’s a month for World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global travel event, which kick-started on November 7 in London. This is the reunion point of travel experts, where industry buyers meet, ideas float, travel trends discussed, innovations shared and business opportunities are created. Our lead story entails detail about the latest […]


Technology could attract travelers notwithstanding approaching recession

By Netpal Travel Bureau Addressing consumer demand for technology and sustainability could keep travel business better able to survive the economic decline, a session heard at World Travel Market (WTM) London, 2022.  Caroline Bremner, head of travel research at Euromonitor International, said that travel industry’s present key challenges were inflation stemming from the war in […]


Booking.com, Amadeus partner to update the payment process

Amadeus travel agents can now pay for Booking.com accommodations using even more virtual payments from a wide range of participating banks. This new development reduces friction for travelers while aligning the payments process to travel agency business priorities. Typically, when a hotel is booked by a travel agent the actual payment is made by the […]


Kerala Tourism focuses on ‘responsible’ or sustainable tourism’

By Staff Reporter Upbeat about the increasing tourist footfalls, Kerala Tourism is focused on domestic travellers and is planning to ramp up “responsible or sustainable tourism” in the state to drive growth. “We are now focusing on domestic tourists, which was 1.33 crore people during January-September 2022, from 45 lakh in the same period in 2021. The rise in tourism […]


Al Bandar Rotana GM recognized among the 100 very best GMs

By Netpal Travel Bureau Ayman Ashor, Cluster General Manager, Al Bandar Rotana and Arjaan by Rotana has been recognized as very best and brightest hotelier among the 100 in the hospitality sector in the region. Hotelier Middle East has recently unveiled the 100 very best GMs in the Middle East hotel industry in General Manager […]