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Budget 2021: No end to official apathy towards the tourism industry

The industry is deeply disappointed with the Union Budget 2021-22 as it could not live up to their expectations. The Budget did not offer any immediate and direct support to

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Budget 2021: What Tourism Industry Expects

As India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman prepares to present the Government’s budget for FY 2021-22 on 1st February, there is rare curiosity about and greater expectations from the Budget, which

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Karvat Group strengthens its position; to consolidate travel ancillary services 

Karvat Group to own India travel assistance & insurance business with Dev Karvat at the helm  In a strategic move, the Karvat Group has taken over the reins of the

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Fiji Introduces ‘Care Fiji Commitment’ Program for Traveler Safety post-reopening  

With this newly added layer of security, travellers are one step closer to the Place Where Happiness Finds You In anticipation of Fiji’s borders re-opening to travellers, Fiji has introduced

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Selling travel to millennials

Words by Ramsha Akhtar Selling travel to millennials Aldous Huxley said, “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” Before the COVID-19 pandemic, environmental studies, reports

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Demystifying AI for the Travel Business

Words by Gaurav Chiripal Thanks to billions of dollars of investment in refining technical performance and commercialization, AI is now accessible and poised to have an ever-increasing impact on the

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The Importance of Building Brand Loyalty in the Travel and Hospitality Industry

Words by Ramsha Akhtar Today, travellers have a seemingly endless variety of choices. No matter what type of business you run in the sector, there are always other companies offering

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Interview with Petra Hedorfer, CEO of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB)

An assessment of the current situation in the inbound tourism and a look at the future of travel to Germany The travel industry has been under extreme pressure since the

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HKTB Announces New Arrangements for Upcoming Mega Events

Playing its part in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has made new arrangements for upcoming mega events: Hong Kong WinterFest, Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations,

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Brand new platform REPSUNITE launched to revolutionize the luxury travel industry

Special circumstances require special measures, especially this year with the corona pandemic on everyone’s shoulder. Some companies shy away from placing their brands in this environment in times of crisis.