LAUNCHING A RESPONSIBLE RESTART: India hopes to peek through the foggy future of international travel

Bringing penalties in multi-fold effects, the iniquitous COVID-19 seems to have staged a deep and damaging impression on the global travel and tourism industry that has crippled its economies too. However, the undying spirits of today’s outbound travellers have brought in a more responsible and resistant tourism, bringing every “safe” country surface back on the … Read more

Sarovar Hotels expands footprint in Maharashtra; signs new hotel in Aurangabad

    Sarovar Hotels and Resorts recently announced the expansion of its portfolio in Maharashtra with the signing of a fine hotel in Aurangabad, a city known for its historic importance and vibrant tourist traffic. Sarovar Portico upon completion will offer 68 well-appointed rooms and suites offering modern amenities and personalised service. The hotel aims … Read more

TAAI President Mayal reacts to Finance Minister’s latest announcement on LTC Funds

  The Finance Minister, in her recent speech, announced that the government officials can use their LTC funds to buy consumer goods for the festive season. The tourism industry instead of being bailed out are now deprived of the LTC fund. Responding to that, Jyoti Mayal, President of Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) states, … Read more


  TS Gagneet Kaur   From the time Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and Chairman of Dubai Airports, took to Twitter announcing the gleaming city being officially open to visitors from July 7, 2020, the efforts by UAE’s government along with the reinvented strategies put into … Read more


  TS Gagneet Kaur The outbreak of Coronavirus and its unlikely eradication has brought the entire travel and tourism business on its knees worldwide and the sector is bearing the brunt of pandemic’s damage. While the moving, vibrant cities once thronged by the tourists are now at a stand-still, the shutdowns of borders and various … Read more

ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY: Scouring the Spirit of Wanderlust

Countries around the world have imposed sweeping travel bans and advisories to stem the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) within their borders and beyond. As the COVID-19 spreads across the globe and travel disruptions, starting from visas cancellations to flight suspensions, increase by the day, many people are wondering what to do about their … Read more

REDISCOVERING ‘APNA DESH’ : A collage of Indian spectacles to resurrect the wanderlust

Truth should be told that the misfortune of the present time, that the globe is experiencing, has shuddered its travel tribe as well. However, it is also believed that the ‘road to recovery’ isn’t a long one thus, staying optimistic and resilient is the key mantra as Indians might pause but would never stop travelling. … Read more

Repatriation and intl. travel of over 20 lakh people facilitated since May 6 : Puri

The government of India has facilitated the repatriation and international travel of over 20 lakh people through different means since May 6, 2020, said Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, MoS, I/C, Civil Aviation. Interacting with media persons in New Delhi, Puri said that under Vande Bharat Mission, 17,11,128 people have travelled back to India and 2,97,536 … Read more