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ITB Berlin 2020 will not take place!

By Susmita Ghosh  Only five days before, the ill-fated decision of cancelling the world’s biggest travel event, ITB Berlin 2020, came as a shock to the entire travel industry!  The fair was supposed to commence on March 4! Due to the rapid spread of the new strain of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Federal Ministry of Health […]

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‘Indian travelling abroad, no longer discouraging occurrence’

By Netpal Travel Bureau Gone are the days when Indian travellers met horrible queues, the endless documents, the probing questions and finally lengthy wait for the much-awaited piece of paper, the VISA – permit to travel! International travelling is easily accessible for Indian passport holders with ‘Visa permits,’ ‘Visa on arrival’ and ‘Visa free’ options. […]

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China: World’s largest outbound tourism market

By Sikha Thakur The easy accessibility to online information, welcoming visa policies and growing incomes make China world’s largest outbound tourism market. China’s outbound tourism market lists top travel trend in 2019. About 100 million outbound trips in 2015, expected to grow 160 million by 2020. In 2018, around US$288 billion was spent by Chinese […]