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Indian outbound to fall as rupee weakens Rohit Kaul, New Delhi, February 11, 2016
AGENTS in India are cautious about outbound travel demand as the national currency depreciated to 68 rupees against the US dollar from 61 rupees a year ago.

Free online marketplace for Indian agents goes live Rohit Kaul, New Delhi, February 5, 2016
LAST week, QuadLabs Technologies India launched, a free web platform which allows travel agents to manage bookings, resolve customer enquiries and connects agents directly with suppliers through a point-of-sale system. Products include hotels, flights, car rental, travel insurance and tours.

JNTO offices to debut in seven destinations Julian Ryall, Tokyo, February 3, 2016
THE Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) plans to open new promotional offices in seven new destinations before the end of fiscal 2016, namely in India, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Russia, Spain and Italy.

Indonesia campaigns for more India travellers Rohit Kaul, New Delhi, February 2, 2016
INDONESIA's tourism ministry has stepped up efforts to market Indonesia to travellers from India and improve flight connectivity between the two countries.

Goa to launch new travel booking portal Rohit Kaul, New Delhi, February 1, 2016
THE Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) will soon be launching a multi-lingual e-portal for travellers to book tourism products found within India. Travel agents will also be able to list their offerings on the site.

Indian agents welcome joint bank guarantee scheme Rohit Kaul, New Delhi, January 15, 2016
IATA's Passenger Agency Conference has approved the return of the joint bank guarantee (JBG) scheme for accredited Indian agencies, effective since January 1. The scheme was discontinued in 2013.

Kuoni India brand to be abandoned Rohit Kaul, New Delhi, January 11, 2016
FAIRFAX Financial Holdings, which owns Thomas Cook India, will discontinue the Kuoni brand name in India in the coming months.

Carlson Rezidor expands India portfolio Delhi, December 15, 2015
CARLSON Rezidor Hotel Group is expanding its India foothold with seven new properties under the Radisson Blu, Radisson and Country Inns & Suites by CarlsonSM brands.

VFS' new centre to boost India outbound Rohit Kaul, New Delhi, December 8, 2015
VFS Global opened its largest visa application centre in Asia in New Delhi last week, equipped to process 12,000 visa applications per day for 31 countries including Japan, Australia, Austria, Belgium and the UK.

Beyond Travel unveils India-Thailand road trip Bangalore, December 3, 2015
INDIA-BASED Beyond Travel is inaugurating a road trip package which brings travellers from India to Bangkok via Myanmar.