IATO announces special membership drive
Mr. Ravi Gosain, Vice President – IATO recently shared details of the IATO Special Membership Drive, which is offering special discount, valid till July 31, 2023.IATO has fully waived off Admission (Joining fee) of Rs. 10000/- plus GST for the new membership for all the applicants pan India, for applications received before July 31, 2023. From August 1, 2023, 100 % waiver on Admission (Joining Fee) from the applicants who are based in Andaman Nicobar Islands; Andhra Pradesh, Bihar; Chhattisgarh; Chandigarh; Dadra & Nagar Haveli; Daman & Diu; J&K; Jharkhand; Ladakh; Lakshadweep; North East States; Odisha, Puducherry; Sikkim and Uttarakhand.
Turkiye to welcome highest ever number of Indian travellers in 2023
Turkiye has emerged as a top holiday and weddings destination for Indian visitors over the recent years. According to the latest reports, the country has broken all previous inbound travel records from India this year as it saw an increase of 88.03% travellers until April 2023 alone. The two most visited cities were, Istanbul and Nevsehir. The country has emerged as an ideal destination for the FIT and MICE segments amongst Indian travellers.
Jazeera Airways opens pre-ordering for Duty Free and On-board shop
Jazeera Airways has now introduced pre-ordering through their online Duty-Free and On-board shop. Passengers can opt to pre-order items from an extensive collection of luxury perfumes, jewellery, electronics, tobacco and other gift items from the Jazeera Duty Free or On-board shop to receive them on-board their flight. Prices of all pre-ordered items will be up to 15% lesser that those purchased in-flight.
Sarovar Hotels & Resorts opens Citadel Sarovar Portico Bengaluru
Sarovar Hotels & Resorts announced the opening of Citadel Sarovar Portico in the Silicon Valley of India, Bengaluru. With the opening, the group has strengthened its presence in the city where it currently operates five successful hotels under Sarovar Premiere and Sarovar Portico brands. The hotel offers 125 rooms and suites and a lobby level 44 covers multi-cuisine restaurant Flavours that serves Café style menu and a contemporary bar, The Chill.
“Our convention will serve as a conduit for fostering stronger bilateral relationships between India and Sri Lanka. With around 200 Sri Lankan tourism stakeholders participating in the B2B sessions, we expect this event to be a fruitful venue for networking and establishing strong business relations. Such interaction is vital in harnessing the growth of inbound and outbound travel from India and channelling it towards destinations that offer new, exciting experiences.As we all prepare to gather in Colombo, let us seize this opportunity to explore these trends, share our insights, and work together to shape a future where travel transcends borders and truly transforms lives.”
Jay Bhatia, Vice President, TAAI