Travel

Travel marketplace Ixigo’s revenue jumps to Rs 113 crore in FY19; Tier ll, lll cities drive traffic

June 2, 2019

Travel and hotel booking aggregator Ixigo, which competes with Google’s hotel and flight search, said that its FY19 net revenue has increased to Rs 113.5 crore from Rs 67.73 crore in FY18 while its gross transaction value (GTV) crossed Rs 1,584 crore in FY19. It counts Sequoia Capital India, Fosun RZ Capital, SAIF Partners, MakeMyTrip and Micromaxamong its […]

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Plastics Are the ‘Scourge of the Earth’: The Travel Corporation CEO

May 27, 2019

Sustainability is a key area of focus for The Travel Corporation (TTC), with the eventual elimination of single-use plastics from the company’s 30 hospitality, tour, and cruise brands, CEO Brett Tollman said at Skift Forum Asia in Singapore on Monday. “Plastic is the scourge of the Earth,” Tollman said. The company is “90 percent there,” toward its […]

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10 travel websites to save you boatloads of money

May 26, 2019

One of the biggest expenses with traveling is transportation, especially if you have to fly at any point. There are a few tips you can regularly follow to save money in this regard, but you can also save yourself a lot of cash by using some of the websites we’ve found below. Before you look […]

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The Experience Economy Is Growing: A New Company Curates Luxury Travel Experiences

May 24, 2019

Planning a vacation is often so exhausting that you need the vacation just to recover. Choosing a destination, planning the itinerary and scheduling all the details can take up a huge amount of time and energy. But a new company takes away the need for travelers to plan their own vacations and taps into the […]

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“Trips” consolidates Google’s travel offerings

May 17, 2019

At its Marketing Live event on Tuesday, Oliver Heckmann, VP of engineering, shopping and travel at Google, announced the company’s latest efforts to consolidate and simplify travel planning. Known simply as Trips, it’s available on both desktop and mobile and allows users to explore sights and attractions as well as shop for flights, hotels and packages. […]

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Prepaid travel card with no charges vs forex card

May 14, 2019

Fintech startup NiYo, a brand of Finnew Solutions Pvt. Ltd, launched a global travel card earlier this year. The company claims that a traveller having a NiYo global travel card will not need any other multi-currency forex card while travelling abroad for making international transactions. All this at zero additional cost to you. We take a closer […]

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