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Goa appoints KPMG, T&L to prepare 'Tourism Master Plan' - Daily News & Analysis

Goa appoints KPMG, T&L to prepare 'Tourism Master Plan' - Daily News & Analysis | Travel Desk | Scoop.it
Daily News & Analysis Goa appoints KPMG, T&L to prepare 'Tourism Master Plan' Daily News & Analysis To focus on right tourism products and to identify the potential tourists visiting the state, the Goa government has appointed a consortium of KPMG...
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Short-Term Car Rental in India (2014) - Market Sizes - New Market Report - DigitalJournal.com

Short-Term Car Rental in India (2014) - Market Sizes - New Market Report DigitalJournal.com Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/24/2014 -- Short-Term Car Rental in India by Mintel Global Market Navigator provides you with annual year-end market size data,...
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Six entities get permission to start airline operations - The Hindu

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The Hindu Six entities get permission to start airline operations The Hindu With the entry of new players, fares will come down by 20-25 per cent,” said Subhash Goyal, President, Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) and Chairman of STIC...
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AirAsia India: Break-even target ambitious, say experts - Business Standard

AirAsia India: Break-even target ambitious, say experts
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AirAsia India has a single Airbus A320 and operates six flights between Bangalore and Chennai and Bangalore and Goa. It has announced ...
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SAIF backs online travel marketplace - Times of India

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SAIF backs online travel marketplace Times of India MUMBAI: After having backed Makemytrip and Ixigo in the Indian online travel space, Asia-focused private equity fund SAIF Partners is now betting on a two-year-old startup, TravelTriangle, as risk...
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SAIF Partners to invest Rs 10 crore in online travel portal TravelTriangle - TravelBizMonitor

SAIF Partners to invest Rs 10 crore in online travel portal TravelTriangle
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"If you look at the market, currently there is a big gap still in terms of tour packages and hotel bookings, which need to be filled up.
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Airlines go in for flash sales; tickets up for Rs.1999 - Odisha Sun Times

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Airlines go in for flash sales; tickets up for Rs.1999
Odisha Sun Times
To attract more flyers and retain market share, domestic airlines Tuesday launched new flash sales of tickets, starting with a minimum airfare of Rs.1,999.
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VisitBritain introduces Great Tourism Week in India - TravelBizMonitor

VisitBritain introduces Great Tourism Week in India TravelBizMonitor The event provides Indian travel agents and tour operators a platform to engage and forge business ties with over 15 UK tourism suppliers, including UKVI; Virgin Atlantic; British...
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Mobiles improve industry's 'app'titude - Travel Trends Today

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Mobiles improve industry's 'app'titude
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They have also become much more comfortable with accessing travel services and making a purchase decision online. ...
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Visa-on-arrival up 99 per cent in June - Business Standard (blog)

Visa-on-arrival up 99 per cent in June
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Under the proposed electronic travel authorisation, foreign travellers will get an e-visa online within five days of applying.
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OTA eDreams sees mobile bookings grow as it plots more localised approach

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Spain-based OTA eDreams has reported a doubling of mobile sales in the last year as downloads of its app reached the one million mark.

The firm claims to have seen mobile bookings increase 120% in the financial year 2013/2014 compared to the previous 12-month period.

In the same period smartphone bookings rose 140% while for tablets that figure was 110%, the agent reported. A new Android app has just been launched.


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Radio cabs, online ads get costlier - The Asian Age

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Radio cabs, online ads get costlier
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He also responded to the request of the tourism sector and services provided by Indian tour operators to foreign tourists to a tour conducted outside India have also been taken out of tax net.
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Why we should put a mobile wallet in every pocket - Banking Technology

Why we should put a mobile wallet in every pocket - Banking Technology | Travel Desk | Scoop.it
Why we should put a mobile wallet in every pocket Banking Technology The mobile wallet is having a transformative effect on people's lives in developing countries, bringing safer, faster, easier financial services to the people who need it most,...
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SIXT Rent a Car Appoints Outbound Sales Agent in India - ASIATravelTips.com

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SIXT Rent a Car Appoints Outbound Sales Agent in India
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SIXT Rent a car, one of the world's largest car rental companies, has commissioned Aviareps as its Outbound Sales Agent in India.
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Reunion Island introduces Visa on Arrival for Indians - TravelBizMonitor

Reunion Island introduces Visa on Arrival for Indians - TravelBizMonitor | Travel Desk | Scoop.it
Reunion Island introduces Visa on Arrival for Indians TravelBizMonitor According to Stephane Bonneau, Manager - Indian Ocean and Asian Markets, Reunion Island Tourism Board, the VoA is free of charge and can be availed by Indian travellers who have...
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Expedia to spruce up brand awareness to grow in India - afaqs

Expedia to spruce up brand awareness to grow in India
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Non-air business, which includes hotels and packages, is where the margins lie; the margins in selling air-tickets are wafer-thin.
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Car rental business in India- Growth market for future ...

Car rental business in India- Growth market for future ... | Travel Desk | Scoop.it
Car rental business in India is growing rapidly at a CAGR of around 12% in a market that is currently dominated by the unorganized sector. The organized sector has a small portion of the pie and is expected to grow in the ...
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The Land of the Vikings - The New Indian Express

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The Land of the Vikings
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Scandinavia is an untapped resource when it comes to tourism from India. Although our circle of European destinations is getting ...
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Space tourism, on a budget - Forbes India

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Space tourism, on a budget
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In 2008, XCOR signed a deal with Space Expeditions Corp of the Netherlands, whereby Space Expeditions will sell tickets for suborbital flights on Lynx aircraft that are owned and operated by XCOR.
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Hospitality industry sees uptick in demand for corporate events from companies ... - Economic Times

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SATTE 2015 looks forward to greater industry support - Travel Trends Today

SATTE 2015 looks forward to greater industry support - Travel Trends Today | Travel Desk | Scoop.it
SATTE 2015 looks forward to greater industry support Travel Trends Today The B2B travel show has already signed on several media partners, including Travel & Tour World (TTW), TTG Asia, ETN, TravelBiz Monitor, TTG Russia, India Tourism Review and...
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Tourism industry from all over India & abroad showcase their destinations at HITEX - India Education Diary

Tourism industry from all over India & abroad showcase their destinations at HITEX - India Education Diary | Travel Desk | Scoop.it
India Education Diary Tourism industry from all over India & abroad showcase their destinations at HITEX India Education Diary With over 200 stalls from 11 countries and 19 Indian States & Union Territories, the 3-day travel trade show will bring...
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Finance Minister sets aside Rs 500 cr for development of 5 tourist circuits - TravelBizMonitor

Finance Minister sets aside Rs 500 cr for development of 5 tourist circuits TravelBizMonitor Spelling the commitment of the government in developing tourism infrastructure in the country, Arun Jaitely, Minister for Finance, Government of India, has...
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Olacabs raises Series C funding of US$41M from Steadview Capital, Sequoia ... - e27

Olacabs raises Series C funding of US$41M from Steadview Capital, Sequoia ... - e27 | Travel Desk | Scoop.it
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