OTOAI President addresses intl. gathering at Luxury B2B MICE Conference

  As the world is struggling with a new wave and new mutations, the increased vaccination drive across the globe is offering the much-needed assurance and many countries have come out with statements welcoming guests who have received their complete vaccine dose. Maintaining the travel sentiment and in an endeavour to assure people that outbound … Read more

Sachin Maheshwary joins Grand Mercure Bengaluru Gopalan Mall as General Manager

  Sachin Maheshwary joins Grand Mercure Bengaluru Gopalan Mall – the sixth property by Accor in Bengaluru, as the General Manager. In his leadership role, he has spearheaded the opening of the 212-keys property and is responsible for leading the operations and business development of the recently launched hotel. In his previous role, Sachin opened … Read more

Air Seychelles resumes flights to Seychelles

  Full-service carrier Air Seychelles has resumed its commercial passenger flights from Mumbai to Seychelles effective 8th April, following the air bubble agreement between India and Seychelles. With good air connectivity, fewer travel restrictions and relevant safety protocols in place, Seychelles is all set to inspire confidence to white sand adorned Island nation from India. … Read more

ITB India Virtual concludes with impressive 9,500 recorded business appointments

  With more than 400 buyers from MICE, Corporate and Leisure sectors, 150 international sponsors and exhibitors, the inaugural ITB India closes with resounding success. ITB India Virtual 2021 took place as an entirely virtual event, hosted on ITB Community in Asia (ITB Community). With its virtual show floor, video streaming of keynotes and speeches … Read more

A kaleidoscopic ensemble called GUJARAT

From the rustic rural charm of ‘Kutch’, once a sprawling shallow of the Arabian Sea and now a crunchy bed of white salt-land to the first-of-its-kind and most modern ‘Kevadiya’, site of the world’s tallest ‘Statue of Unity’, Gujarat’s tourism offerings have myriad hues. TravelScapes takes its readers on a touristic trail of two very … Read more

Singapore plans safe and progressive resumption of larger MICE events

Larger business-to-business (B2B) events in the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) industry are set to return to Singapore with up to 750 attendees with effect from April 24.  This is an increase from the current limit of 250 attendees and is in line with the safe and progressive resumption of economic activities in Singapore. … Read more

IndiGo strengthens regional connectivity with 14 new RCS flights

In-line with its goal of strengthening regional connectivity, IndiGo, India’s leading carrier, has announced 14 new flights on its 6E network. Starting from March 28, 2021, IndiGo will operate new flights between Bhubaneswar- Allahabad, Bhubaneswar-Varanasi, Bhopal-Allahabad, Dibrugarh-Dimapur, Shillong-Agartala, Shillong- Silchar, and Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam under RCS scheme. Sanjay Kumar, Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer, IndiGo said, … Read more