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 […]

Editor’s Note

Indian travel market possibly will see 40% growth in Jun till Aug

Indian travel market shows strong signs of recovery from the pandemic, with international leisure flight bookings from India increasing by 40 percent in June-August 2023 compared to the same period in 2022. Solo travellers takes the lead as the data reveals. Thailand remains top choice for leisure travel while for Indian couples, Western countries are […]


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 […]


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, […]


Travelling to Bhutan can become cheaper if you stay longer there

From News Services Bhutan is famed for its picturesque landscapes, monasteries, and numerous sightseeing options that it’s not difficult to understand why it’s one of the sought-after destinations for travellers. However, the pandemic hit its tourism industry to such a great extent that Bhutan had to come up with some incentives to encourage travellers to […]


Al Bandar Rotana: Acknowledged among top 10 hotels in Dubai by TripAdvisor

Al Bandar Rotana, a five-star hotel with a prime waterfront outlook, famous for its mesmerizing views of the Dubai skyline and reflecting the charm of Arabian hospitality has been recognized amongst the top 10 hotels in Dubai by TripAdvisor surrounded by 1000 reputable hotels. Ayman Ashor, Cluster General Manager, Al Bandar Rotana and Arjaan by […]


Which travel trends will gain ground in 2023?

Hello Everybody! Welcome to our ITB Berlin Special issue With an impressive number of new tour operators and hotels, the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show has geared up to offer a foretaste of the best time of the year. At a time of global upheaval when war, inflation and urgent concerns about climate change continue […]


ITB Berlin comes to a prosperous end

By Netpal Travel Bureau With around 5,500 exhibitors from 161 countries, the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show maintains its position as the leading platform for the global travel industry The industry expects 2023 to be a record year despite economic challenges – Fully booked halls on the trade show’s return: Personal contact crucial for tourism […]


Latest customer service trends in the travel industry

By Staff Reporter The relevance of customer experience and customer service in the travel and hospitality sector continues to be of the utmost importance In today’s world, customer experience has become a critical aspect of every business. The travel and hospitality industry is no exception and the relevance of customer service in this sector cannot […]

Spl Report

New report to support climate action in the tourism sector

By News Services While noting that measurement of GHG emissions in tourism is still in its early stages, the report found a new generation of tools and resources is emerging. These focus on enabling easy access and making use of commonly available data sources, showing progress towards integrated measurement and targeted guidance for more efficient […]