TBO Group rebrands into TBO.com with new logo and tagline
TBO, the leading global travel distribution platform, connecting over 100,000 + travel buyers across more than 110 countries with millions of travel suppliers globally recently underwent rebranding calling itself TBO.com. The company has released its new logo and a new tag line that says – Travel Simplified. “Our technology enables a hassle-free, world class seamless user experience which in turn allows our travel buyers across the world to serve the joy of travel to their travellers.Our technology platform facilitates both of our loyal global travel buyers and suppliers to deliver their business seamlessly,” said the official release.
India’s Tourism Fortnight at EXPO2020 Dubai concludes on a high note
India’s Tourism Fortnight at EXPO2020 Dubai concluded yesterday with the sector highlighting the country’s core strengths across different areas of tourism including medical, luxury, adventure, sustainability and MICE.Inaugurated on January 3 by Shri Rakesh Kumar Verma, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, the inaugural session highlighted the new policy framework by the Ministry of Tourism and unveiled five missions that will boost growth in the sector. The Tourism Sector Floor at the India Pavilion showcased the various facets highlighting India as a tourism destination and the growth potential across different kinds of tourism.The Tourism Fortnight comprised various sessions which were presided over by representatives from the Ministry of Tourism and various Indian states including Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir among others.
OYO Survey finds Goa as the favourite destination for Indian travellers
A majority of Indians would prefer to go local and explore domestic destinations instead of international ones this year with Goa topping the bucket list followed by Manali, according to OYO Travelopedia. OYO Travelopedia, the annual consumer survey by OYO to study travel intent and expectations among its user base across some of its core markets, including India, Indonesia and Europe, took responses of nearly 3,000 people in December 2021. As per the survey, 61 per cent of Indians would prefer to go local and explore domestic destinations, while 25 per cent would like to try international as well as domestic trips in 2022. Despite the excitement to travel, 80 per cent of respondents said safety continues to be key concern amid the pandemic and arrival of booster dose would give them the reassurance to travel. As far as the favourite destination in concerned, Goa topped a third of the respondents’ 2022 bucket lists, it said.
“SriLankan Airlines reports a Company Profit of USD 9.25 million and a Group Profit of USD 10.66 million for December 2021, which is the first profitable month for the Airline since the onset of the Pandemic in early 2020. The future, however, remains extremely challenging with the spread of the new variant of the virus and we will continue to monitor the situation closely and take necessary action to ensure that the momentum achieved in December continues.”
– Ashok Pathirage, Chairman, SriLankan Airlines.