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Forget IDs, you may soon use biometrics to enter airports

The government has begun work on ensuring a completely paperless aircraft boarding process under which a mobile phone is all that will be required to board domestic flights in India.

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President of India will Present ‘National Tourism Awards’ on 27th September, 2017

The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind will present “National Tourism Awards” to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry at a function organized by Ministry of

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Air India looks to vacate unused space at airports and save on rentals

Air India plans to vacate unused hangar space at some airports and sell the scrap lying there to cut costs, CMD Rajiv Bansal has said. After taking over the reins

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Taste of Malaysia Food & Culture Festival held at Tamra, Shangri-La’s – Eros Hotel, New Delhi

High Commission of Malaysia in association with Shangri-La’s – Eros Hotel, New Delhi and Tourism Malaysia had organized the Taste of Malaysia Food & Culture festival. Itwas showcasing Malaysia’s diverse

Reports & Survey

Historical decision: approval of the UNWTO Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics

The member States of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) approved today an historical document – the UNWTO Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics. The Convention, approved at the 22nd UNWTO General Assembly

Travel Trade

Thomas Cook India Group’s Board approves acquisition of Tata Capital’s Foreign Exchange and Travel Services companies

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India’s leading integrated travel and travel related financial services company, announced that its Board has approved the signing of a definitive agreement with Tata Capital Limited to acquire its

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TFS’ in-house QA App wins at prestigious IMAGES Retail Technology Awards 2017

TFS (Travel Food Services) was conferred the IMAGES Most Admired Retailer of the year: Technology Innovation in the more than 50 crore category. The IMAGES Retail Technology Awards which were held

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Outstanding presence of Argentina in 2017 Termatalia

Our country presented its offer Wellness Tourism in Ourense, Spain. The Ministry of Tourism of the Nation, through the National Institute of Tourism (INPROTUR), participated in the 17th edition of the International Fair of Thermal

Transport

PM Modi flagged off Mahamana Express from Varanasi

PM Narendra Modi flagged off the third Mahamana Express running between Vadodara and Varanasi from recently. While the prime minister inaugurated the first run of the train remotely from here,

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Kerala comes up with new water transport solution as Solar cruise boat

Buoyed by the success of Aditya, the first solar-powered ferry launched at the start of this year, the Kerala State Water Transport Department (SWTD) is all set to launch a