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Localised content, rise in first-time flyers big takeaways from 2018, says Aloke Bajpai

With growth increasingly being driven by secondary and tertiary markets, localised content and regional languages are gaining prominence, says Aloke Bajpai, CEO and ...
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Speakers line-up revealed for The Jaipur Literary Festival 2019

Set to take place between 24-28 January 2019, the annual high noon of literature will return to its customary home, Jaipur’s glorious Diggi ...
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MakeMyTrip to partner Best Western Hotels & Resorts

MakeMyTrip becomes the largest Indian online distributor of Best Western Hotels & Resorts with 8000 properties globally listed on MMT platformMakeMyTrip has announced ...
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MMT launches an Ad campaign for the festive season, ropes in Diana Penty

The home-grown travel aggregator MakeMyTrip has launched its latest ad campaign ahead of festive season, roping in Bollywood actress Diana Penty as the brand ...
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Booking.com ties up with the Maharajah to boost its outreach

It is the time for strategic alliances. Increasingly, companies are coming together better position their products, and battle the intense competition that has ...
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Relinquish traditional wisdom to tap opportunities in a ‘new India’: Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder of PayTm, is the poster boy for India’s recent success story in the startup sector. He swung between colloquial ...
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Startups must be willing to take risk, avoid focussing on financial dynamics: Pramod Bhasin

Pramod Bhasin, Chairman, Clix Capital, and previously CEO of GE Capital, Asia and India market is considered a pioneer of backend outsourcing industry ...
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Travelers to choose affordable destinations and experiences in 2018, predicts Booking.com findings

Booking.com, a global giant in the OTA space, has revealed some interesting trends in travel and consumer behavior. The findings are based on ...
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Yatra.com and OYO join hands to boost inventory and outreach

In yet another sign of growing consolidation in the domestic online e-commerce space, two of India’s prominent, home-grown, online hotel aggregators have joined ...
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Mobile platform an overwhelming favourite for travel consumers, asserts Google Report 

The rise of mobile platform as a preferred platform for surfing travel content continuous to be an irreversible trend. As per a recent ...
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Giving states the freedom to decide GST rates a great idea: Rikant Pitti

Rikant Pitti, COO and CO-Founder, EaseMyTrip, spoke to TourismFirst about various aspects of the GST roll out, the future direction of online and ...
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Indian domestic travel market set to be worth 48 billion dollars, forecasts Google India report

A recently released report by Google India has projected that the Indian domestic travel market is expected to be worth $48 billion by ...
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The perception of GoIbibo as a cutting edge player helped sealing the deal: Deep Kalra

Deep Kalra was on the hot seat once again as he answered some tricky questions pertaining to the biggest deal in the recent ...
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Industry insiders discuss the evolution in distribution system, means of leveraging it

The session dedicated to decoding the churnings in the hospitality space and the evolution of hotel distribution systems with the advent of OTAs ...
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Technology has altered hospitality landscape, says Manav Thadani

Manav Thadani, Chairman – Asia Pacific, HVS threw open the 20th edition of HISCA yesterday. In a free-wheeling address to delegates, in the ...
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The Global CEO panel: Industry leaders talk about their hotels, the road ahead

It was a heavyweight session, involving some of the senior leaders in the hospitality industry space, domestic and international. It is merely an ...
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