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COVID-19 hits hotel industry: Revenue per room drops 13-29% in Jan-Mar; Bengaluru worst-hit, says report
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COVID-19 hits hotel industry: Revenue per room drops 13-29% in Jan-Mar; Bengaluru worst-hit, says report

In revenue per room, the maximum fall was seen in Bengaluru at 28.5 percent, followed by Delhi 20.3 percent, Mumbai 20 percent, Kolkata 19.8 percent

From providing assistance to domestic travel enthusiasts, startup Scout My Trip wings across to SE Asia
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From providing assistance to domestic travel enthusiasts, startup Scout My Trip wings across to SE Asia

The startup has pivoted to include other services and now the do-it-yourself road trip planner has a market place of travel experts or Scouts who can be hired to curate and provide virtual trip assistance.

Collapse of Thomas Cook Group Plc is 'big blow' to tourism sector in Goa: Industry body
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Collapse of Thomas Cook Group Plc is 'big blow' to tourism sector in Goa: Industry body

Savio Messias, president of the Travel and Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) on Monday said that the of 178-year-old British tour operator Thomas Cook Group Plc is a "big blow" to the tourism industry in the state

UK travel firm Thomas Cook collapses after failing to reach last-ditch rescue deal; over 1 lakh tourists stranded, 22,000 jobs cut
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UK travel firm Thomas Cook collapses after failing to reach last-ditch rescue deal; over 1 lakh tourists stranded, 22,000 jobs cut

Thomas Cook, the 178-year-old operator, had been desperately seeking 200 million pounds ($250 million, 227 million euros) from private investors to save it from collapse.

India moves up 6 places to 34th rank on world travel and tourism competitiveness index: WEF report
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India moves up 6 places to 34th rank on world travel and tourism competitiveness index: WEF report

India has moved up six places to rank 34th on world travel and tourism competitiveness index, driven by rich natural and cultural resources and strong price competitiveness, a WEF report said on Wednesday

Cox & Kings defaults on Rs 174-cr commercial papers; second instance in four week's time
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Cox & Kings defaults on Rs 174-cr commercial papers; second instance in four week's time

On 1 July, Cox & Kings had said in a filing that company's working capital situation was stretched in the last few months,

No relation with Thomas Cook Plc, financial position strong, says Thomas Cook India MD clarifying rumour
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No relation with Thomas Cook Plc, financial position strong, says Thomas Cook India MD clarifying rumour

TCIL has been independent since August 2012 when Thomas Cook Plc sold its entire stake to Fairfax Financial Holdings in Canada

Union Budget 2019: Travel and tourism industry eyes easing of tax burden, improvement of infrastructure and better connectivity
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Union Budget 2019: Travel and tourism industry eyes easing of tax burden, improvement of infrastructure and better connectivity

The travel and tourism industry expects a reduction of the tax burden, improvement of infrastructure and better connectivity from the upcoming Budget 2019, that will help double both the international as well as domestic tourist traffic

OYO  to add up to 500 Townhouse hotels across India in 2019 as part of expansion plan
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OYO to add up to 500 Townhouse hotels across India in 2019 as part of expansion plan

Currently OYO has in all 68 Townhouse hotels in Delhi, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Mumbai, Noida, Ghaziabad, Jaipur and Pune.

Kerala, After The Flood: Hotel occupancy to stay below 20-25% in September; fear of disease, epidemic keep tourists away
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Kerala, After The Flood: Hotel occupancy to stay below 20-25% in September; fear of disease, epidemic keep tourists away

Ernakulam, the largest tourism and industrial contributor to Kerala's economy, was severely damaged, with the major Kochi airport shutting down for two weeks.

Watch: Cassie De Pecol, the first  woman to visit every country in the world
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Watch: Cassie De Pecol, the first woman to visit every country in the world

Cassie De Pecol is the first documented woman to visit every sovereign nation. The 27-year-old traveler from Connecticut (United States) is also the fastest person to do so. De Pecol's journey around the world, which took 18 months and 26 days, smashed the previous record of three years and three months.

Taj Mahal missing from tourist map will cause 25% drop in tourists, caution experts
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Taj Mahal missing from tourist map will cause 25% drop in tourists, caution experts

The Taj attracts around 8 million travelers a year and the government has a target of it cross 10 million by Year 2022

Online hiring activity grew 6% in January, says Monster.com
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Online hiring activity grew 6% in January, says Monster.com

Indian job market started the year 2015 on a positive note as online hiring activity registered 6 percent year-on-year growth led by production and manufacturing sector, says a report.

MakeMyTrip acquires majority stake in Thailand's ITC group
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MakeMyTrip acquires majority stake in Thailand's ITC group

Online travel services company MakeMyTrip on Tuesday announced acquisition of majority interest in Thailand's hotel company ITC Group for $3.2 million. The group comprises of International Tour Center Co, ITC Bangkok and ITC South.