ONLINE TRAVEL AGGREGATOR
How the collapse of Thomas Cook UK and Cox & Kings helped India's travel businesses
Plenty of new entrants — some of them like FCM or TUI are foreign majors, others like Kesari and Club7 or Akbar Online are Indian companies — are stepping up the value chain, unveiling new foreign tour packages. And, by all accounts, many new entrepreneurs continue to flock to the outbound-travel business. All this, even as dark clouds hovered over the industry in the year gone by.
FHRAI, LocalCircles seek inclusion of online travel, accommodation portals in ecommerce
Gurbaxish Singh Kohli, Vice-President of FHRAI, told ...
Reliance Industries sets up Jiomart to sell grocery online soon
Reliance Industries will enter into online food and grocery shopping by early...
Travellers show little interest in Kashmir
Business to Kashmir is very slow, both for Indian and foreign travellers. Comparing it to last year's records which was not good either, this season witnessed a dip of 50%. Although hotels are operational, there have been hardly any bookings. Internet blockade continues to be a huge detterent, putting off the visitors.
Filing ITR1 for FY2019-20? Check latest eligibility norms set by CBDT
After notifying the income tax return forms for FY 2019-20, which reduced the number of individuals who can file the ITR-1, CBDT has now rolled back such restrictions. Here's a look at who can file a tax return using ITR-1 for FY 2019-20.
Wanderlust 2019: Kashmir, Goa top places in India; Australia favourite destination abroad; solo trips continue to dominate travel
This year was primarily about solo travels.
IndiGo ties up with global travel aggregator
The partnership with Skyscanner will not only enhance access to Indian destinations but also place Indigo more prominently on the world map.
US, UK, other countries warn citizens against travelling NE India
The new amended citizenship law, which provides for granting citizenship to non-Muslim persecuted minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, has put the Northeast on the boil, where people fear that it may exacerbate the problem of illegal immigration.
For the love of travelling, reading & writing: Ed Sheeran announces break from music, social media
Sheeran registered his third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 this year.
Travel portal HappyEasyGo raises Rs 350 crore
The company, promoted by Boris Zha, a Singaporean national, raised the funds from Korea Investment Partners (KIP), SamsungVenture Investment Corporation (SVIC), UOB Venture, 10 Fund, CVCapital, Zero2IPO Ventures and M&S Partners among others.
Quicko gets Rainmatter’s Rs 2 crore as seed funding
The startup will utilise the capital to build out its income tax return filing service for the online trading community, with an integration that allows Zerodha customers to upload their P&L data and file their income tax returns.
Evolving food habits make India complex to operate in: Sodexo
The $24.2 billion French company, with presence in over 80 countries, operates through two business models in India—on-site services or facility management and the consumer-facing coupons business. India contributes about 7-8% to Sodexo's global revenue.
Going on a trip this holiday season? Here’s how you can stop 'RevengeHotels' malware from stealing your data
A new malware campaign called ‘RevengeHotels’ targets the hospitality sectors.
As air fares soar, Indians decide to holiday near home
There’s been a 15-20% jump in advance bookings for destinations such as Goa, Udaipur and Jaipur from the year earlier as an increase in winter schedule capacity has resulted in a decline in some domestic fares. Advance bookings for international destinations like Singapore, Colombo, Bangkok, Dubai, Mauritius and Malaysia are up 10-12%.
Indians want to travel with family during Christmas-NY break; Dubai, Australia most-preferred destinations
In India, Goa, Manali and Udaipur continue to attract travellers during this period.
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