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Finnair inks dotcom alliance for hotel bookings


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 11 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Tuesday said it has signed a one-year agreement with Booking.com for hotel and accommodation reservation services."This new agreement with a world-class partner enables ... Read more...

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Threat to heritage hotel stops construction work in Shimla


July 20th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 20 (IANS) The ongoing construction of lawyers' chambers, which triggered landslides and threatened the foundation of the Oberoi Group's prime British-era hotel here has been stopped, an official ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi airport launches website


July 27th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 27 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi International Airport Wednesday launched its new website, introducing a range of features designed to enhance the travel experience for business and leisure ... Read more...

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Except tickets, Indians aren’t shopping online (With Images)


July 5th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Looks like Indian consumers aren't comfortable buying personal things like clothes, shoes or jewellery online.According to a report by the Internet and Mobile Association of ... Read more...

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Amid hopes and fears, a strong comeback for Kashmir tourism


July 3rd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) As the sun sank behind the picturesque Dal Lake leaving the Sringar skyline crimson, Abdur Rehman, a boatman, counted his day's earnings and thanked god for ... Read more...

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Airlines focus on package holiday trips to drive growth


June 27th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Trying to cash in on the peak summer travel season, an increasing number of Indian and international airlines are transforming themselves into wholesome travel ... Read more...

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Travel managers can help clients cicumvent costlier air travel, hotel bookings: Egencia (Part-III)


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Consolidating spend with a travel management companies represents an important step in controlling costs, for without it, it would difficult, if not impossible, to manage travel spends.Combined with strong reporting tools, consolidation ... Read more...

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Travel managers can help clients cicumvent costlier air travel, hotel bookings: Egencia (Part-II)


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Proactively communicating and educating all travelers on the importance of corporate travel policies is fundamental to achieving savings through compliance. Executive support is key to coporation wide compliance, but other ideas to ... Read more...

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Travel managers can help clients cicumvent costlier air travel, hotel bookings: Egencia (Part-I)


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon (Haryana), Mar.3 (ANI): Though India Incorporated has by and large welcomed the budget proposals for 2011-12, there appears to be a disturbing aspect in them insofar as the hospitality and travel ... Read more...

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Jeev, Kapur to help set up ISM academies in India


February 17th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) International Sports Management Limited (ISM), one of the world's leading management companies, launched its India operations Tuesday with top golfers from the country Jeev Milkha Singh and ... Read more...

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Gujjar agitation: Agra tourism industry jittery


December 21st, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 21 (IANS) Agra's tourism industry Tuesday expressed concern at the adverse fallout of the Gujjar agitation in Rajasthan as they fear it will affect tourist inflow to the city in ... Read more...

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Travolta’s wife ‘not in labour’, says rep


November 16th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Nov 16 (ANI): A representative for actor John Travolta has dismissed reports that actor rushed home from Australia because his pregnant wife Kelly Preston went into labor."This story is 100 per ... Read more...

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Mumbai presents greatest potential for corporate air travel, hotel cost savings in 2011


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon (Haryana), Sept.22 (ANI): The world's fifth largest travel management company, Egencia, has said that India's commercial capital Mumbai and the Australian city of Melbourne, offer the greatest potential for savings on ... Read more...

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New system to ensure smoother travel planning launched


September 8th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) Tuesday launched a new software system that will streamline the booking arrangements between consumers and travel agents to facilitate quicker ... Read more...

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MakeMyTrip valuation soars 90 percent on Nasdaq debut (Lead)


August 13th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Aug 13 (IANS) MakeMyTrip, a pioneering Indian online travel portal, has made a dream debut on the US markets with its shares soaring over 90 percent after listing ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Alex Expected To Pick Up Steam


June 29th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Gulf Coast Of Northern Mexico and Southern Texas are under high alert as Tropical Storm Alex is expected to become a hurricane on Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Thousands headed to Himachal as mercury dips


June 4th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 4 (IANS) Nearly 40,000 tourists are expected to make a beeline for the hills of Himachal Pradesh the coming weekend as the state is likely to see more rains ... Read more...

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Egencia hotel study highlights savings opportunities for corporate buyers


March 28th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.28 (ANI): Egencia, a company offering expertise in corporate travel management, has prepared a study that focuses on savings opportunities for corporate buyers through better monitoring, compliance and management of ... Read more...

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Sikkim is held hostage by Gorkhaland agitation: Chief minister (Interview)


January 10th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjoy Hazarika Gangtok, Jan 10 (IANS) Over the past years and especially these last days, Pawan Chamling has been seeing his dreams of a prosperous Sikkim, which he wants to be ... Read more...

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In Singapore, novelty of F1 race begins to wear off


September 23rd, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sep 23 (DPA) With just days to go before the roaring of Formula One car engines will fill the streets of Singapore again, race organisers and the city-state's tourism industry are ... Read more...

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‘Bruno’ causes British tourist boom in Austria


July 25th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) British tourists are flocking to Austria since the release of the controversial movie "Bruno". Tourism chiefs say that hotel bookings in the capital Vienna are up 120 percent since ... Read more...

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Passengers harassed as Cathay Pacific cancels flight


June 16th, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Nearly 220 passengers, many of them with small children, were subjected to hours of ordeal at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here Monday night after Hong ... Read more...

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Even Disney cuts jobs as people skip theme parks


April 5th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 5 (IANS) The US economic downturn has begun to take its toll on the entertainment industry, with giant Walt Disney Co. axing 1,900 jobs from its theme parks in ... Read more...

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Venice to stage worlds largest ”kissathon” on New Year’’s Eve


December 31st, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
London, December 31 (ANI): In a bid to cement its reputation as the worlds most romantic city, Venice is organising a mass ''kissathon'' which is expected to see about 70,000 revellers ... Read more...

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Cleartrip’’s online corporate booking tool to give corporate houses 10 - 15 percent savings on travel


November 20th, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 20 (ANI/Business Wire India): Cleartrip.com launched their corporate travel product, Cleartripforbusiness, (http://www.cleartripforbusiness.com) which offers evolved travel solutions to corporates, which will help them account for travel expenses better and ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu post offices begin selling train, air tickets


May 27th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) In a first of its kind initiative in India, 37 post offices in Tamil Nadu have begun selling air, train and interstate bus tickets. The Tamil Nadu postal ... Read more...

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Hong Kong getting tougher on foreigners in run-up to Olympics


May 7th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, May 7 (DPA) Hong Kong has said it would not welcome anyone who planned to disrupt proceedings or "damage the solemnity of the Olympic Games", an official document revealed Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Best hotel deals at the click of a button


April 10th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Now searching for a hotel accommodation and booking it at the best possible deal is just a click away. With the launch of iXiGO's hotel search, a ... Read more...

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Lomanika.com introduces online booking for remotest hotels in India


February 11th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 11 (ANI/Business Wire India): All your travel twinges can be put to the bay by logging on to one site, Lomanika.com ( http://www.lomanika.com ), with more than 2000 hotels from ... Read more...

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