DOMESTIC FLIGHT OCCUPANCY DROPS 15 PC AS CORONAVIRUS SPARKS FEAR OF FLYING

According to recent reports, fresh bookings and occupancy in domestic flights have dropped by almost 15 per cent in the last few days as customers defer or cancel trips over fears of Coronavirus. With domestic travel, generating bulk of the revenue for carriers slowing down, the slump in crude oil price will provide limited relief … Read more

Ministry of Civil Aviation outlines various measures to help curb the spread of Coronavirus

Government of India had started taking measures including screening much before the WHO has termed the Virus outbreak as Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) on 30th January 2020, said Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister(I/C), Civil Aviation. Addressing a press conference on Corona Virus related issues here today, Union Minister said that screening of passengers coming from … Read more

AS CORONAVIRUS FEAR SPREADS, PATEL ASSURES INDIA IS SAFE AND SECURE

Based on recent reports, Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel recently said the government is aware that the whole world is worried about the Coronavirus outbreak but assured that India remains safe and secure. Speaking at an event, Patel said the government is taking all necessary steps and maintaining vigil at all international airports to ensure … Read more

The 5th Annual Convention of OTOAI postponed

Taking into consideration of the recent developments concerning the widespread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak across the world, the EC members of the Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) has, together, decided to postpone its upcoming annual convention. The convention was scheduled to take place in Antalya, Turkey from March 15 to 18, 2020.

Clarion Congress, Prague appoints IRIS Reps India Pvt. Ltd. as India representative

Clarion Congress Hotel, Prague has signed up IRIS Reps India Pvt. Ltd. as its India representative in a bid to tap India’s outbound market and strengthen relationships with trade partners and key stakeholders. Clarion Congress Hotel Prague, Czech Republic, has a room capacity of 559 rooms and suites, where business, relaxation, lifestyle and shopping meet. … Read more

Union Tourism Minister Patel launches multilingual Incredible India website in Delhi

The Minister of State (IC) for Tourism & Culture, Prahlad Singh Patel launched the multilingual Incredible India website in New Delhi today. The website is currently hosted in English and Hindi is now launched in Chinese, Arabic and Spanish to attract tourists from these regions. On this occasion secretary, Ministry of Tourism Yogendra Tripathi, Director … Read more

Accor Showcase 2020- a positive and promising outlook for the tourism industry

Consecutively for four years, Accor Showcase has acted as a catalyst for the growth of both inbound and outbound tourism. In 2020 as well, Accor Showcase in New Delhi and Mumbai saw an enormous response from the travel and tourism fraternity. The fourth edition of the Accor Showcase saw participation from more than 50 Accor … Read more

The Fern Hotels & Resorts opens The Fern Residency Vijayapura, Karnataka

The Fern Hotels & Resorts, India’s leading environmentally sensitive hotel chain has opened The Fern Residency Vijayapura in Karnataka. This is the second Fern hotel after Bengaluru which the company has opened in the state. This takes the number of hotels managed by the company to 72 hotels across the country as well as in Nepal and Seychelles. The … Read more