Indian corporations are seeking more automation in their business travel booking

Technology firm Concur recently commissioned the ‘CFO Innovation Asia’ study to learn more about the state of travel and expense processing within large Indian organisations. And the report uncovered a high degree of dissatisfaction regarding existing IT systems, as well as a desire for greate...

Rhaetian Railways (RhB) has introduced Indian food on Glacier Express in Switzerland.

Indian tourists travelling on this scenic train journey will enjoy authentic Indian cuisine like Chicken Tikka Masala, while vegetarian will be served with Veg Jalfrezi with Kashmiri Pulao and mixed green salad.

RhB took this decision as a key strategy to attract more Indian guests for whom food...

India is now the world’s 10th largest business travel market

In its first BTI Outlook for India, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) revealed that India’s business travel sector has grown considerably in the last 15 years, propelling the country from 24th in the global rankings in 2000 to 10th in 2013.

And the GBTA expects that India will ...

Tourism Toronto recently hosted some of India’s leading companies to a cocktail evening and dinner.

The event was presided over by Mark Crawford, the tourism board’s director of international business development, who was participating in a sales mission to India for the first time. He took the opportunity to meet the Indian MICE market and provide them with information on Toronto’s pro...

TUI Group has confirmed it will migrate to a single brand

TUI Group has confirmed it will migrate to a single brand across all its markets, in effect signalling the end of Thomson and First Choice.

The companies have been mainstays of the UK holiday market for a generation.

In a call to analysts TUI Group chief executive Peter Long said the m...

Norwegian has announced further expansion in the UK

Norwegian has announced further expansion in the UK with three new routes set to launch from Edinburgh and Birmingham airports to the Canary Islands this winter.

In total, Norwegian is adding almost 100,000 seats between the destinations.

The three new flights earlier and will operate ...

The Gazelle Valley, a new urban park, has opened in the heart of Jerusalem

The Gazelle Valley, a new urban park, has opened in the heart of Jerusalem, representing an innovative urban approach to open spaces located in the heart of the city, something that cannot be found anywhere else in Israel.

Boasting five ponds, two flowing streams and a natural habitat for wild g...

ABTA Members have benefited from the wide range of services on offer from ABTA and its Partners.

Over the last 12 months, thousands of individuals from ABTA Members have benefited from the wide range of services on offer from ABTA and its Partners.

Helplines, guidance notes, the ABTA/ATOL scheme and assistance to Members’ customers all saw significant traffic as ABTA helped steer its ...

Etihad Airways has strengthened its presence in East Africa

Etihad Airways has strengthened its presence in East Africa with the launch of new services between Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Entebbe, in central Uganda. 

Operated by a two-class Airbus A320 aircraft with 16 Business Class and 120 Economy Class seats, the ...

Marriott International has opened its first rainforest resort in Asia Pacific at Mulu in Sarawak, Malaysia

Marriott International has opened its first rainforest resort in Asia Pacific at Mulu in Sarawak, Malaysia. The opening of the 101-room Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa marks the second property under the flagship of Marriott Hotels brand on the Island of Borneo and the eighth for Marriott International in ...