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No night curfew for now as it may affect tourism, says Goa CM

The Goa govt. has decided, not to implement a night curfew for the time being in order to protect the tourism industry during the Christmas-New Year festival season. Pramod Sawant, CM, stated, “As a tourism destination, imposing an immediate night curfew is not realistic. We’ll need some time. Tourists have been urged to exercise extreme caution.”

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TAFI to take up the issue of non-refundable fares charged by some airlines with DGCA

At the TAFI Western India’s year end Chapter meeting held in Mumbai, many members expressed their concern with airlines that have made a lot of fares, including Business Class, totally non-refundable – even disregarding the claims of people affected by COVID. President, Ajay Prakash said, “TAFI would take this up strongly with the airlines and with DGCA.”

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Indian airports are estimated to require $77bn of capex over the next 20 years: CAPA India

There is a rapidly growing pool of #ESG financing available – estimated at close to $3 trillion – though Indian airports will need to improve their ESG risk rating to attract such capital. Indian airports are estimated to require $77bn of capex over next 20 years that will consist of $54bn of debt and $23bn of equity. $3.0-6.4bn of funding will be needed every year till FY2042.

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Vistadome services launched by Railways will boost tourism & connectivity in the North-Eastern region: Reddy

The Naharlagun-Tinsukia vistadome train service will provide breath-taking views of the Brahmaputra River. Tourists and passengers can enjoy the scenic views of the mountains and the Himalayan range. The rail route passes through Bogibeel bridge, rain forests, tea gardens along the railway track. Both the railway routes shall cover historic sites of the Assam state.

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Marvel Tours get into hospitality with Moksha Villas: Sejoe Jose

Sejoe Jose, MD, Marvel Tours and Chairman – IATO Southern Region, has said that they have started new villas called Moksha Villas. “We have as Marvel Tours moved into the hospitality sector as well In fact, now we have several villas around Kerala, which is giving us a lot of business. Hence, 2021 made me put new hat to survive this crisis. We hope that in 2022, things start getting better for us, as well as the industry at large.”

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Leading global travel distribution platform TBO.com files draft papers to raise Rs 2,100 crore via IPO

The IPO consists of a fresh issue of Rs 900 crore and an offer for sale (OFS) of Rs 1,200 crore by its existing shareholders and promoters. The proceeds from the fresh issue will be used for the company’s growth, strengthening of its platform by adding new buyers and suppliers, for strategic acquisitions and investments towards inorganic growth. Axis Capital, Credit Suisse Securities India, Jefferies India, and JM Financials are the book running lead managers to the issue. TBO is a global travel technology company focused on providing a range of travel services to its buyers (travel agents, TMCs, Super Apps and tour operators) across the world. The company have also constituted a stellar board of independent directors.

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Sixth edition of Travel M!CE Show, commences today in New Delhi

The TRAVEL M!CE Show 2021 will host the perfect platform where leading suppliers will convene to Connect, Converse & Collaborate with regional buyers through pre-arranged one-to-one business appointments. Attendees can expect to walk away with critical insights on the latest industry trends, business deals, tactics, and strategies. This show is the ultimate platform and an invite-only event to provide excellent networking and reskilling opportunities.

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The 36th Indian Association of Tour Operators’ Annual Convention opens today at The Leela Gandhinagar, in Gujarat

The convention will be held till December 19, 2021, with the theme “BRAND INDIA- The Road to Recovery.” The delegates will deliberate on strategic issues that have impeded tourism in the past 18 months and have discussion with eminent experts on tourism and the nascent elements of the marketing mix that will position the participating states on the global tourism canvas in the New Normal.

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Kurukshetra to be world’s most beautiful tourist destination: G Kishan Reddy

Union minister of culture, tourism, and DoNER, G Kishan Reddy said that Kurukshetra will be developed as the world’s most beautiful tourist destination on Tuesday. To develop this holy place, the Centre and state governments are extending every possible support. This destination will be developed as a tourism hub and the tourists from across the world would be attracted here.

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International passengers arriving at six airports from ‘at-risk’ countries, need to pre-book RT-PCR test

The Centre has mandated pre-booking of RT-PCR tests from December 20. In the first phase, it will be applicable to those arriving at six airports —Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad—for passengers arriving from “at-risk” countries or those who have been in such countries in the preceding 14 days. The Air Suvidha portal would be modified to allow passengers to pre-book.

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