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BOTT — Business of Travel Trade

Travel is that one elixir that keeps the person going, economy may boom or dip, recessions may come and go. For pleasure or for work – travelling is an essential part of everyone’s life and the industry that works diligently to keep the process of travel smooth is called Travel Trade. The back-end staff of an airline, hospitality officials, travel agents, tour operators, cruise operators, various state tourism boards – both domestic as well as international and many other branches of this travel trade together comprise the B2B vertical of tourism, which can also be referred to as the backbone of the travel industry. Bringing to you, the news and views of this very industry is the portal – Business of Travel Trade (bottindia.com).

BOTT — Business of Travel Trade has been conceptualised keeping the needs of the ever-growing travel industry in mind. We aim to not replicate what the existing medias’ are doing in terms of reporting in this particular field, rather to carve a niche for ourselves and stand out in the digital space as the trusted media partner for all. The world is moving towards digitalisation. News is today being presented in brevity and authentic information is what everyone is seeking. We aim to present the news in its most un-biased form and unlike anything presented ever before.

With regular updates on bottindia.com website, which would also be sent frequently to our regular database through WhatsApp and Social Media promotion, we aim to keep you conversant with not just the latest in the industry but our insightful stories and special features will also offer you an exclusive peek into the lives of the people involved in the travel trade industry. So let BOTT take you on an incisive journey into the world of Travel Trade in India.

Fact-Checking Policy 

BOTT — Business of Travel Trade ensures that all the news, information, facts and figures are derived from the official sources and/or sources we trust and subscribe. The team members have been trained to fact-check all information before it is uploaded on the website. Special consideration is given to news, features and interviews where the data points, news pegs, information are double checked by the desk team along with keen observation to detect bias or inaccuracy before it is published and circulated. We strictly adhere to the guidelines of the Press Council of India in publishing and disseminating news and information to the public at large.

Ethics Policy

BOTT — Business of Travel Trade and its team is bound by the Media Ethics code of Press Council of India (http://www.presscouncil.nic.in/OldWebsite/speechpdf/Media%20Ethics%20at%20IIMC,%20Dhenkanal.pdf). We follow it in letter and spirit. Our Ethics Policy is derived from the words of Mahatma Gandhi, an eminent journalist is his own right, “The sole aim of journalism should be service. The newspaper press is a great power; but just as unchained torrent of water submerges the whole countryside and devastates crops, even so an uncontrolled pen serves but to destroy. If the control is from without, it proves more poisonous than want of control. It can be profitable only when exercised from within”.

Corrections Policy 

As a policy, BOTT — Business of Travel Trade and its team is open as well encourages readers and audience to point out any mistake, misrepresentation, distorted facts to us so that it can be immediately corrected. Though, there is a very slight chance of such an eventuality but we are bound to not only acknowledge serious factual errors or any misinformation but rectify them appropriately along with investigating how the news item or information was wrongly published. Audience and readers can write directly to our Chief Editor: priyanka@bottindia.com bringing any such article or news distorting facts and information.


BOTT — Business of Travel Trade is solely owned by More Media Private Limited, with its registered office at B-6, Ground Floor, Kalkaji, New Delhi — 110019. It conforms to all applied Indian laws with respect to the media ownership.

Editorial Team 

BOTT — Business of Travel Trade is led by its Chief Editor — Ms. Priyanka Saxena Ray, who has over 15 years of experience in Travel Trade Writing and Reporting. An IIMC Graduate, she has launched more than 10 magazines of varied nature over the last decade. The publications have been both B2B and B2C in nature covering a wide spectrum of topics related to Travel, Tourism, Hospitality, F&B, CSR, Start-ups and more. Widely travelled, Priyanka has a deep understanding of the travel sector and specialises in generating original content, which is mostly interview based. She is ably supported by a team of reporters and stringers, web and graphics designer, photographer and technology professionals.

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