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Travel industry: Impact of Covid-19, forthcoming trend

By Satyaki Dutta Overall tourism industry acrossthe worldcame to a screeching halt as a direct impact of COVID-19 pandemic. Even though it was among the sectors that were worst hit yet does not mean doomsday for the industry. Though travelling constraints, movement restrictions are still in place, yet, the industry is coming back on its […]

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‘How smart phones will change your travel plans in 2020’

By Anandi Don’t get surprised if we tell you 85percent of the international tourists have a mobile device with them while travelling (eHotelier). Or did you know 76percent of the travellers believe their smartphone is the most important travel companion (Openkey)? According to Hotels.com, 42percent of the travellers globally have booked a hotel on a mobile […]

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Aviation sector prospers, strategic investment on growth

Compiled by Satyaki Dutta Aviation industry is functioning as a dynamic sector in the recent times, with a direct and major impact on the travel and tourism industry on the whole. Preventing the stagnation in the sector, especially by developing the technological aspects is the need of the day. With the target-specific goals, the sector […]

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West Bengal tourists make the most of short trips

By Anindita Acharya Finally, the dreadful year — 2020 —left us, but unfortunately,India has crossed one crore Covid-19 cases and we are yet to have any confirmation on the arrival of vaccine. However, the government said that the vaccination drive will start soon in the country once the emergency use of the vaccine candidate is […]

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Lakes Entrance: The gateway to Australia

By Netpal Travel Bureau Come 2021, new face of travel begins to look upbeat.Experts predict that travelers will be more attentive and responsible. As the countries reopen, travel plan is going to look a lot more different with new protection, testing and cleaning practices.Not only the over-touristic destinations be less crowded, travelers will opt formore […]

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OTM Mumbai ends on a vibrant note

OTM (Outbound Travel Mart), Mumbai 2020, held in Feb, 2020 at BEC – Bombay Exhibition Center, India. Known for its focus on Indian outbound travel market, the show registered nearly 50 percent growth in its international segment.

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African tourism market brims with international tourists

After a short period of sluggish tourist influx from worldwide, the tourism market is returning to its growth phase. Among the companies eyeing for a large chunk of the success-pie, Africa Incoming, the destination management company is bound for success. Its main target is ‘to motivate people to travel to this beautiful continent called AFRICA,’ […]

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Sustainability path: green economy movement face challenges

By Alejandro Ríos, Director, Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium The impact of environmental degradation brought forth by human actions done in the name of progress over decades has given rise to a new socio-economic development paradigm. It highlights the need to equally promote social equality, environmental sustainability and economic stability – all of which are closely […]

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10 Travel Tips for Every Solo Traveller

By Maitri People traveling in groups or with their families rarely come out of their comfort zone to hit the road alone. But these days solo travel has become the most exciting and emancipating experience that a nomad can have in their lifetime. Nevertheless, if you are still confused to take up your first solo […]