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  • Wednesday, July, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 02:47:59
  • Dubai enjoys busiest first half-year ever, attracting 5.5 million visitors

    Mumbai : More than 5.5 million tourists visited Dubai in the first half of 2013, representing an 11.1 per cent year-on-year increase, indicating that Dubai is on the way to achieving its Tourism Vision for 2020.The first half visitor number results, released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) today, show increases across […]

    US$ The most popular foreign currency saved by Indian travellers

    Mumbai : The Indian outbound travel industry has grown tremendously over the years comprising of travellers for leisure, adventure, wellness and business. On account of a sharp 11% depreciation of the Indian currency in just six months, the American dollar was the most popular foreign currency stored at home with 28% of travellers admitting to […]

    Abhibus.com & ICICI Lombard collaborate to introduce insurance for bus travelers

    Mumbai : One of India’s fastest growing online bus ticket booking websites, Abhibus.com has partnered with ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd. To announce a unique travel insurance policy for bus commuters purchasing tickets from Abhibus.com. This is the first time in India that bus commuters can take benefit of an insurance policy specifically designed […]

    refund.me lowers its fees to better defend air passenger rights worldwide

    Just one week after launching in India, refund.me, the international service provider which helps passengers claim their right to compensation for flight delays, cancellations, missed connections and diversions, has announced it is reducing its commission on successful claims. In light of its success in its first year of operation and its expansion last week to […]

    Cleanliness drive on Goa beaches soon

    Mumbai : With a drastic rise in the number of tourists on the beaches of Goa, which amounts to nearly 28 lakh tourists per year, cleanliness is a major concern. As a result of this, Goa Tourism has taken an initiative to form a Comprehensive Management of Cleanliness on all the beach stretches across the […]

    Emirates to Link Conakry to its Dakar Service

    Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, today announced a linked service to Conakry, the capital city of Guinea, from 27 October 2013. The linking of Conakry to the four times weekly Dubai to Dakar service will provide new opportunities for business and leisure travelers in Guinea to seamlessly connect to Emirates worldwide network […]

    Serviced offices rise in popularity among Business travelers

    Mumbai : Does your business travel bring you to Indian and foreign destinations regularly for extended business meetings? Are you tired of the limitations of doing business through a hotel business center? Serviced offices offer the ideal business environment and the right space for frequent business travelers looking for space for a limited time or […]

    Gulf Air, Region’s Most Punctual Carrier

    Manama :  Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier has cemented its position as a global leader in on-time-punctuality (OTP). Latest statistics published by FlightStats Data, a provider of flight information services, revealed Gulf Air to be the region’s most punctual full service carrier for the first six months of 2013. The data confirmed the airline’s average […]

    refund.me, the online platform for processing claims for flight related refunds launched in India

    Mumbai :  refund.me, the online platform specialised in handling claims for airline passengers and passengers of other transportation modes, has launched in India to offer a swift and efficient solution to air passengers affected by flight delays, cancellations, diversions and missed connections. In 2012, an estimated 1.7 million passengers failed to exercise their right to […]

    Qatar Airways increases seats to Kochi

    Kochi :  Qatar Airways has announced a significant increase in the capacity of its flights from Doha to Kochi. The flights are being upgraded from a narrow-body Airbus 321 to a wide-body Airbus 330. The A330 will be operational on all 11 frequencies to and from Kochi connecting to more than 125 destinations around the […]