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MoT Conducts Webinar To Promote Destinations With Authentic Cuisines

Recently, the Ministry of Tourism’s Dekho Apna Desh Webinar series called ‘Promoting Destinations with Authenticated Cuisines’ was conducted focussing on different cuisines.  The webinar discussed authentic cuisine from Uttarakhand, Delhi, and Punjab The session was presented by Anooj Wadhawan, Executive Chef...

OYO Welcomes Travellers To Himachal Pradesh With ‘Sanitised Stays’

OYO Hotels & Homes has recently announced that it is ready to...

Thailand To Welcome Inbound Arrivals By Oct With Special Tourist Visa

The Tourism Ministry has pledged to bring the first batch of international tourists to...

EbixCash To Manage Travel And...

EbixCash, a fully owned subsidiary of Ebix, Inc., is managing the travel requirements for five franchises involved in the Indian Premier League (IPL). This assignment...

Taj Mahal Reopens To Public,...

The Taj Mahal had been shut for nearly six months due to the pandemic. However, it has recently reopened for tourists. Around 160 tickets...

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Here’s Why Business Travel Is Undergoing A Massive Reinvention

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused lasting damage to nearly every sector of the travel and tourism industry. Since the pandemic began, business travel has...

TAAI Furious Over Air India Allegedly ‘Playing Dirty’

Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) has voiced its dejection on Air India’s social media post as well as...

Ministry of Tourism Reviews Safety Measures of Hotels On Reopening

Recently the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) permitted hotels to operate in Delhi. To check if hotels have safety...

Championing Sustainability Through Responsible Tourism

When we choose to travel, our main aim must be to ensure that our presence in a new space...

40% Of Global Nations Ease Travel Restrictions: UNWTO

Based on the recent analysis from the World Tourism Organisation(UNWTO), 40 percent of the destinations have eased travel restrictions...

Why Medical Tourism Is Booming In India

Medical tourism has become a thriving industry in the recent past. Tourists from around the world cross borders in...

UNWTO Urges For Responsible Restart Of Tourism

As countries have begun to restart tourism, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)  has released new data that measures the...

The Dope | The Big Fix with Sheldon Santwan | Ep 1: Travel Associations

How relevant are travel associations in India? Especially in the time of crisis? Well, we have the answer!Here is...

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MoT Conducts Webinar To Promote Destinations With Authentic Cuisines

Recently, the Ministry of Tourism’s Dekho Apna Desh Webinar series called ‘Promoting Destinations with Authenticated Cuisines’ was conducted focussing on different cuisines.  The webinar discussed authentic cuisine from Uttarakhand, Delhi, and Punjab The session was presented by Anooj Wadhawan, Executive Chef...

OYO Welcomes Travellers To Himachal Pradesh With ‘Sanitised Stays’

OYO Hotels & Homes has recently announced that it is ready to...

Thailand To Welcome Inbound Arrivals By Oct With Special Tourist Visa

The Tourism Ministry has pledged to bring the first batch of international tourists to...

EbixCash To Manage Travel And...

EbixCash, a fully owned subsidiary of Ebix, Inc., is managing the travel requirements for five franchises involved in the Indian Premier League (IPL). This assignment...

Taj Mahal Reopens To Public,...

The Taj Mahal had been shut for nearly six months due to the pandemic. However, it has recently reopened for tourists. Around 160 tickets...

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WTTC Safe Travels Stamp Adds 100 Destinations To Its List

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has recently added 100 destinations to its ‘Safe Travels’ accreditation scheme. Philippines...

Hawaii To Reopen For Tourists From October 15

For the past few months, Hawaii has been discussing whether or not to allow tourists to return without a...

Why Monaco Should Be At The Top Of Your Bucket List

Wanderlust has always been the top priority for all of us, and travelling is the best way to get...

FHRAI: Over 100 Hoteliers Have Encountered Issues With OYO During COVID-19

The Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) has said that around 100 hoteliers have encountered issues...

Mumbai Airport Witnesses Spike In International Chartered Flights

During the Unlock 3.0 in August, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) had facilitated over 570 charter flights...

Airbus Reveals Three Zero-Emission Aircraft Concepts

Airbus has recently unveiled three concepts for its first zero-emission commercial aircraft. This aircraft could begin operations by 2035.Each...

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Why Monaco Should Be At The Top Of Your Bucket List

Wanderlust has always been the top priority for all of us, and travelling is the best way to get out of our daily routine....

Thomas Cook India & SOTC Partner With Amar Chitra Katha

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India’s leading integrated travel services company and its Group Company, SOTC Travel Ltd., have partnered with India's favourite storyteller, Amar...

Why Monaco Should Be At The Top Of Your Bucket List

Wanderlust has always been the top priority for all of us, and travelling is the best way to get...

Thomas Cook India & SOTC Partner With Amar Chitra Katha

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India’s leading integrated travel services company and its Group Company, SOTC Travel Ltd., have partnered...

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Contactless Technology Is Redefining The Travel Industry During The Pandemic

The emergence and implementation of contactless technology on a large-scale in the travel industry is one of the greatest...

Post-COVID Travel: Adventure Tourism To Make A Speedy Recovery

In the last few months, the travel industry has taken a huge hit due to COVID-19 and the subsequent...

What’s In Store For Student Travel After COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted student travel, affecting major plans for students all across the world. Travelling internationally to...

How Has Consumer Behaviour Changed During The Pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a major shift in the habits, concerns and demands of consumers. Extended lockdowns, months...

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Travel Agents: The Heroes We Forget To Celebrate

Planning a trip can often be a tedious process, involving a significant amount of research. The establishment of travel...

Influencer Marketing: Can It Make Or Break The Travel And Tourism Industry?

Social media influencers have drastically altered the way brands approach marketing. Influencers have steadily grown to create massive impacts...

How Does The Gender Gap Function In The Tourism Industry?

The gender gap in the workplace has been a topic of intense debate and discussion. Discrimination against women in...

Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing The Travel Industry

The machine revolution is here to stay. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has existed for years, but its utility within industries...

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The Dope | The Sports Insider with Shabaz Singh | Ananya Sachdev

Join us, on a brand new show- The Sports Insider, as we navigate the sports business space with our host- Mr Shabaz Singh of Fans on Stands. To start this exciting series off, we have with us a rather dynamic, sporty and charismatic guest- Ms Ananya Sachdev, Sports Business Strategist of Global Sports Business - Rakuten Sports....

The Dope | The Sports Insider with Shabaz Singh | Ananya Sachdev

Join us, on a brand new show- The Sports Insider, as we navigate the sports business space...

The Dope | Championing Sustainability | Yeshwant Rao Holkar

Join us along with Ms Shoba Mohan of RARE India, as she converses with Mr Yeshwant Rao Holkar, Partner at Ahilya Experiences,...

The Dope | Thought Leaders Of Tomorrow | Reena Sachdev Pt 2

Here is yet another exciting episode of Thought Leaders Of Tomorrow. Joining us today on this conclusion of a two-part interview we...

The Dope | Roadmap To Growth – African Voices | Zodwa Masimang

Join us along with Ms Zodwa Masimang, CEO of Ikhono Communications, Durban on this interesting journey as we move across #SouthAfrica to...

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The Dope | Responsible Tourism | Are You Doing Your Part?

It's one thing to want to be more eco-friendly, but it's sometimes hard to put that into action. So join us and follow the...

The Dope | The TCS Tax Battle | Why We Are Still Fighting

TCS Tax or tax collected at source could just be the nail in the coffin for the travel industry. TCS is a 5% tax collected at source, imposed on payments made by passengers for foreign travel done via Indian travel agencies, both offline and online. However, keep in mind TCS is not applicable if a passenger books directly with...

The Dope | Mental Health During COVID-19 | How Do We Cope?

We feel the world has changed, and it has. We know this is temporary, but it doesn’t feel that way, and we realize things...

The Dope | Pride In Travel And Tourism | LGBTQi+

The LGBTQi+ community has faced discrimination and abuse for decades. Across the world, violent acts have been continuously committed against them. How can the...

The Dope | An Earth Day Message | Ft. Shoba Mohan

On the day we celebrate #Earth, it is important for us to go back in time and undo the abuse we have put our...

The Dope | Responsible Tourism | Are You Doing Your Part?

It's one thing to want to be more eco-friendly, but it's sometimes hard to put that into action. So join us and follow the...

The Dope | Mental Health During COVID-19 | How Do We Cope?

We feel the world has changed, and it has. We know this is temporary, but it doesn’t feel that way, and we realize things...

The Dope | Pride In Travel And Tourism | LGBTQi+

The LGBTQi+ community has faced discrimination and abuse for decades. Across the world, violent acts have been continuously committed against them. How can the...

The Dope | An Earth Day Message | Ft. Shoba Mohan

On the day we celebrate #Earth, it is important for us to go back in time and undo the abuse we have put our...

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SATTE Studio 2020 | Skull Session | Peshwa Acharya

The Dope TV presents Skull Session with our Co-Founder Arun Raghu at SATTE Studio powered by @traveldotearth. Introducing a series based solely on the...

SATTE Studio 2020 | Skull Sessions | Pallavi Mehra

The Dope TV presents Skull Session with our Co-Founder Arun Raghu at SATTE Studio powered by @traveldotearth. Introducing a series based solely on the...

GPS x Dope 2020 | GPS Nagpur 2020 | Shuja Mehdi

The Dope in collaboration with the Global Panorama Showcase (GPS), Nagpur 2020 presents to you a series of interviews with the bright and innovative...

GPS x Dope 2020 | Skull Sessions | Rajiv Duggal Pt. 2

The Dope TV presents Skull Session with our Co-Founder Arun Raghu at GPS Nagpur 2020 powered by #TheDopeNews. Re-Introducing a series based solely on...

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