PM’s new tourism sector deal to focus on data, disabilities and apprenticeships

June 28, 2019

Culture secretary Jeremy Wright UK prime minister Theresa May has announced the UK’s first ever tourism sector deal today (Friday 28 June), reaffirming the UK’s global role as a key player in the industry. The new deal will revolutionise the way data is used by the sector, through the creation of new Tourism Data Hub. […]

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Navigating the complexity of online travel

June 28, 2019

There are approximately two million destinations around the world that people are actively looking to visit. There are also roughly 10 or more ways that a traveller can describe their accommodation – from motel and hotel through to bed and breakfast, apartment, tent or even treehouse. If we put these numbers together, we’re already looking […]

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Hot hotel openings: The Luxury Collection’s crowning glory and more

June 28, 2019

In this week’s list of hot hotel openings, we’ve got stunning new properties from Marriott’s The Luxury Collection, Nobu Hotels, Mövenpick and more. Reges, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Çeşme Prev 1 of 3 Next The Luxury Collection, part of Marriott International Inc, has announced the opening of Reges, a Luxury Collection Resort & […]

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Gulf Air features UN videos on inflight entertainment

June 28, 2019

Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, will feature United Nations’ (UN) award-winning series of short feature stories – ‘UN in Action’, that reports on the organization’s peacekeeping efforts as well as United Nations’ projects aimed at reducing poverty and human suffering, fighting disease, providing humanitarian assistance and stimulating economic growth. The main objective of […]

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Journey to the centre of the earth: 5 incredible sites to see

June 28, 2019

It is common knowledge that Central America is home to some of the deepest and most beautiful caves in the world, making it a mecca for adventure travellers. These subterranean complexes once acted as pirate hideouts, places of religious worship, and burial grounds of pre-Columbian civilisations. Central America Tourism Agency (CATA) reveals some of the […]

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Spiderman-inspired Euro trip by Klook

June 28, 2019

Inspired by the latest Spiderman movie, Klook highlights the best of London, Venice and Prague retracing the footsteps of Peter Parker. In the upcoming Marvel film, Spiderman: Far From Home, Peter Parker and his friends explore the cities of London, Prague and Venice. With the spotlight on these pivotal cultural, societal and historical destinations, Klook […]

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SpiceJet flags off daily direct Durgapur-Mumbai flight

June 28, 2019

SpiceJet has flagged off a daily direct flight on the Durgapur-Mumbai route, under the regional connectivity scheme, UDAN. The under-served market of Durgapur, is the airline’s 13th destination under UDAN. The new flight reiterates the airline’s commitment to augment connectivity between metro and non-metro cities. The route was awarded under UDAN III and is exclusive to […]

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Reader’s Digest: 50 nicest places in the US revealed

June 28, 2019

A national crowd-sourced study by Reader’s Digest has revealed the 50 finalists of its third annual search for “The Nicest Place in America”. In an era of cultural and political divides, the research uncovers places where people are kind and treat each other with respect. Over a period of 31 days, Reader’s Digest gathered more […]

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Indian aviation industry starts a slow take-off in May

June 24, 2019

After reporting a year-on-year de-growth of 4.4% in domestic passenger traffic in April 2019, the first after six years of monthly year-on-year growth, the domestic passenger traffic rebounded marginally in May 2019, with a year-on-year growth of 3.3%. As per rating agency ICRA, this is primarily attributable to the gradual increase in capacity as airlines […]

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Indians take more international trips than last year

June 24, 2019

MakeMyTrip has released its Summer and Monsoon Travel Trends Report indicating a notable increase in the number of Indians travelling to international destinations during the summer and monsoon season, in comparison to bookings done in the same period last year. Commenting on the trends, Vipul Prakash, group chief operating officer (COO), MakeMyTrip said: “The emerging […]

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