Air India partners with Accesrail
Air India has entered an intermodal interline agreement with AccesRail to boost connectivity options for Air India guests across Europe, including smaller cities without airports. The agreement enables Air India guests to travel on a single intermodal ticket and take seamless, on-ground train and bus connections to more than 100 cities and towns in Austria, Belgium, Germany, The Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, and the United Kingdom via its European gateways. It also allows guests to enjoy the benefit of the same baggage allowance on these rail or bus operator services as offered by Air India on its own flights.
Fortune Hotels arrives at Hoshiarpur
Fortune Hotels expands its portfolio with Fortune Park Hoshiarpur, a palatial hotel beset on the fringes of the city that boasts of well-appointed stylish rooms, top-of-the-line amenities, an array of F&B outlets, lavish event spaces and lawns for weddings, conferences, special occasions and more. Fortune Park Hoshiarpur has 57 guest rooms featuring modish and contemporary décor.
STIC appointed GSA for Variety Cruises in India
STIC Travel Group has been appointed as the General Sales Agent for Variety Cruises in India. Variety Cruises is a family-owned small ship cruise line based in Athens, Greece and was founded in 1949. It owns and operates eight small boats sailing in the unique destinations worldwide including Greece, Italy & Malta, the Seychelles, Tahiti and the Islands of French Polynesia, Costa Rica & Panama, Middle East and the Red Sea, West Africa, Cape Verde and more.
SAUDIA promoting sustainable flying
Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), has been investing in a variety of sustainability projects and new environmentally friendly initiatives that aims at minimizing emissions and promoting the future of sustainable flying. SAUDIA was first in the world to implement Green Points, a program that rewards passengers for helping to protect the environment. It has also signed an MoU with Lilium, a German based aerospace company, to buy 100 electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircrafts.
“In 2022, Thailand welcomed one million Indian visitors. This year, we’ve already seen 960,000 visitors and anticipate exceeding 1.5 million by year-end. This number would approach nearly 80% of our 2019 statistics, which is highly promising. For 2024, we aim to surpass two million Indian tourists. Moving forward, our emphasis will be on sustainability, particularly in hosting eco-friendly Indian weddings that minimize waste.”
Director, Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi