The United States Mission to India issued a statement to notify travel agents that the only way to request group appointments is through the online appointment system. Requests cannot be made via email or through in-person meetings. Groups of 10 or more travelling together may request group appointments. Recommendations for a successful group appointment request: […]
During the month of June 2019, GoAir clocked highest load factor of 94%. Besides, it flew 13.3 lakh passengers. These numbers have been achieved at a time that is considered as slack travel season, especially for domestic travel given the onset of the monsoon. The carrier has yet again achieved the highest On-Time-Performance (OTP) amongst […]
Host State West Bengal is all set to witness the 35th Annual Convention of the Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) which will be held from September 12-15, at the newly opened ITC Royal Bengal hotel in Kolkata. IATO President – Pronab Sarkar will be the Chairman of the upcoming convention. The association’s Honorary Joint […]
(IATA) New Zealand’s decision to increase the Air Navigation Charges (ANS) has been met with disappointment by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The country’s ANS provider Airways New Zealand raised charges by 12.7% at the start of July, with further increases set for 2020 and 2021. Airlines will face a cumulative 21.4% increase in […]
The Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) launched its new campaign ‘Penang 2020: BE Unfiltered’ at Hin Bus Depot in conjunction with Experience Penang Year 2020 and Visit Malaysia 2020. Ashwin Gunasekeran, PCEB’s Chief Executive Officer unveiled four new products developed for the campaign, which runs from now to December 2020, during the launch to […]
The 2019 PATA Grand Award for Heritage and Culture Award will be awarded to Sahapedia, India for its ‘India Heritage Walks’. The 2019 PATA Gold Awards Dinner and Award Presentation will take place in Nur-Sultan (Astana), Kazakhstan on Thursday, September 19 during PATA Travel Mart 2019. India Heritage Walks aims to make heritage and culture […]
The Maldives continues to ride the wave of growth with an increasing number of Indian tourists each year. The island nation witnessed tremendous growth of 96.4% in tourist arrivals from India from January to May 2019 in comparison to the same period last year. The destination hosted around 66,265 travellers from India till May of […]
Pride Hotels recently launched Pride Terrace Valley Resort Gangtok, the group’s first property in North East India. The luxury resort is prominently located at National Highway 10, Ranipool, Gangtok, 18 km from Pakyong Airport and is well connected by road, rail and air. With major tourist attractions namely Nathu La Pass, MG Road, Rumtek Monastery, […]