Tuesday, 11th May 2021

Visit California projects US$1 billion spend from India by 2021

Visit California is holding its first-ever California tourism CEO mission to India this month, with the tourism board expecting to see 41 per cent...

Indian Hotels Company partners Singapore’s GIC to acquire hotel assets

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC has partnered The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company, to create an investment platform to the...

Opening of Myanmar-India border crossings to stimulate overland travel

The opening of Myanmar’s borders with India is expected to lure overland travellers from Europe and Asia. From September, all nationalities were given clearance to...

Air India’s exclusive distribution deal with Travelport draws flak from agents

Indian travel agents and associations have taken offence to the recent decision of national carrier Air India to make Travelport its exclusive GDS provider...

Bleisure extensions unlikely, modifications to insurance policies expected: CTMs

Bleisure is not forbidden, but corporate travel managers expect demand tagged to overseas business trips to be soft, as more governments negotiate bilateral green...

Will a digital health passport help us fly again?

National governments in Asia, Australia and Europe have rolled out contact-tracing apps to curb the spread of Covid-19 on home soil, but what if similar technology could be harnessed in the skies and effectively bring the travel industry back to life?

Resort buyouts win over ultra-lux travellers looking to travel again

Demand spike for hotel and resort buyouts in time of coronavirus 
More hoteliers bringing buyouts to the forefront, promising worry-free holidays, but at...

India raises adventure tourism profile but perceived cultural destination image lingers

Recent efforts by India's Ministry of Tourism and state tourism boards to promote adventure tourism are expected to drive more international arrivals and promote...

Travel trade backs Sri Lankan’s ban on Indian arrivals

Sri Lanka's recent move to ban travellers from India due to the exponential growth in Covid-19 cases there was inevitable as the safety of...

India’s Jet Airways axes Singapore flights

The debt-ridden Indian carrier Jet Airways has suspended flights to and from Singapore, after its founder stepped down as chairman of the board and...

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