Articles tagged “hotels”

Tourism

Spending by Foreign Tourists Soars, India’s Latest Economic Survey States – India Report

Despite the gains, international travel continues to remain a pain point for India's tourism sector. The Economic Survey, which precedes presentation of the Indian Budget, has emphasized on the recovery of this segment for India. It could indicate a higher allocation to the tourism sector in the Budget set to be presented on Tuesday.

Spending by Foreign Tourists Soars, India’s Latest Economic Survey States – India Report

Online Travel

Paytm’s Latest Moves in Travel – India Report

Paytm is a major fintech player in India and has a strong user base in smaller towns of India. This user base gives it a slight advantage over other OTAs. 

Paytm’s Latest Moves in Travel – India Report

Online Travel

MakeMyTrip and Air India Express Launch Xpress Holidays – India Report

MakeMyTrip's newest collaboration is with Air India Express to offer holiday packages on the airline's website and app. The move comes a month after IndiGo introduced a hotel booking option on its platform.

MakeMyTrip and Air India Express Launch Xpress Holidays – India Report

Business Travel

Fresh Details on Marriott’s Travel Booking Tool for Small Businesses

We spoke with Marriott's chief revenue and tech officer to learn more about the hotel giant's new online booking portal aimed at small- and medium-sized enterprises. Does it truly offer a seamless, one-stop solution for road warriors?

Fresh Details on Marriott’s Travel Booking Tool for Small Businesses

Overtourism

Goa Invites Public Suggestions for New Tourism Bill – India Report

Goa is working to position itself as more than just a tourism destination known for its beaches and nightlife. As it seeks to welcome more visitors, the state is taking measures to ensure that the negative impacts of tourism are mitigated - both on the environment and its people.

Goa Invites Public Suggestions for New Tourism Bill – India Report

Meetings

Rajasthan Focuses on Weddings, Conferences to Boost Tourism – India Report

Rajasthan, a premier wedding destination in India, has much to offer including wildlife, museums, temples, and lakes. While the state is seeking to promote its various offerings, it does not want to lose out on the significant revenue from weddings and business meetings.

Rajasthan Focuses on Weddings, Conferences to Boost Tourism – India Report

Tourism

India’s Next Budget: What Travel Executives Want

Earlier this year, the Indian government gave a boost to the tourism budget for development, but cut down the global promotion allocation by 97%. Now, as the final Budget is around the corner, the industry is hoping for a more significant resolution to its challenges.

India’s Next Budget: What Travel Executives Want

Business Travel

Yatra Looks to Grow its Corporate Travel Profile – India Report

Business travel in India is on a rise. It is the ninth-largest market globally for business travel expenditure. Yatra's agreement with Cipla is the latest development as online travel agencies in India work to profit from this segment.

Yatra Looks to Grow its Corporate Travel Profile – India Report

Hotels

Hotel Signings Remain Strong in India Despite Slow May – India Report

We're always talking about growth in India, and the hotel industry has had a significant number of branded signings and openings this year. But in May, there was a significant decline in average daily rates and revenue per available room compared to April.

Hotel Signings Remain Strong in India Despite Slow May – India Report

Business Travel

Business Travel Rebounds Even as Companies Cut Costs

The rebound in business travel is real, but companies still say they're worried about higher prices.

Business Travel Rebounds Even as Companies Cut Costs