Travel plans are at a nine-month high in India, with nearly half (47%) of Indian adults planning to travel over the next three months, up from 36% a month ago, according to Finder.com’s Travel Index.
Both domestic and international travel plans are on the rise. 37% of Indians plan to travel domestically, up from 27% in the previous survey – a jump of 10 percentage points.
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Why Restaurants Are Moving Beyond Third Party Aggregators
Although third-party aggregators improve discoverability by running discounts on the app to attract more users, these discounts bleed revenue from restaurants and push them into a perpetual price war
HOTELS AND THE ART OF DESIGN SENSITIVITY
How hotels can introduce furniture that ensures the well-being of their guests
HOW GOVERNMENTS AND INDUSTRY BODIES CAN PUSH GLOBAL TRAVEL RECOVERY
Robust protocols around vaccination programme roll outs, testing, health and safety measures, and minimal contact while travelling are crucial to rebuilding traveller confidence
FLYING HIGH AT HICSA 2022
The 17th edition of the event, hosted by Hotelivate, lived up to its tagline of Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.
CURRENT STATE OF HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
It is transitional and ever evolving
SPEAKING THE SAME LANGUAGE
With responsible travel here to stay, hoteliers need to succinctly communicate the added value of sustainability, rather than stressing on the added cost it often carries, to attract guests with similar values
EFFICIENT OPERATIONAL AUTOMATION MADE POSSIBLE
Smart use of technology helps hotels become efficient and flexible by streamlining and standardising their day to business processes
ON THE CREST OF THE GREEN WAVE
To keep pace with evolving guest expectations, hotel companies are revisiting the traditional sustainability playbook and changing their go-green vocabulary
POSITIVE ABOUT POS
A well-aligned Point of Sales (POS) system integration improves operational efficiency and guest experience in restaurants
Telling It Like It Is
Fitting in is over-rated. Anshu Sarin, CEO of Keys Hotels, would much rather break down barriers while running the show, despite the odds
FOOD FOR Thought
All about food
THE TREE OF Life and Fertility
DR. V. RAMAKANTHA shares some insights into the science, history and mythology of the Banyan tree, also known as the Bengal Fig or Indian Fig. The Banyan is one of those mythical trees that has had an important place in the life and history of the people of India since ancient times. It is also home to many species of birds, animals, and epiphytic plants.
East Meets West
KALYANI ADUSUMILLI grew up in a minority group in the United States, straddling cultures, learning how to fit in, and later learning how to accept the traditions of her heritage. Today, she is watching her children going through the same process, shifting their cultural identity, as they head toward adulthood in the melting pot of a multicultural society.
NILANGANA BANERJEE: 2 series The 'Selves' | The Lullaby
The series Selves aims to artistically represent the psychological conflicts we face when we weigh ourselves based on socially determined of what is ideal and where we stand with the distorted and one-size that fits all defined.
Why We Are Not Responsible Toward the Environment
DR. ICHAK ADIZES is an expert in change management for organizations. Here he shares some of the reasons why companies are not changing their actions in relation to the environment, even though everyone knows we are facing an environmental crisis. He also offers simple solutions that will bring change.
Annadata Suraksha Abhiyaan
A tailor-made insurance initiative to financially secure farmers and growers against farming risks.
The FORCE Behind the FORCE
How George Lucas created Hollywood's most beloved franchise
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GET STARTED IN MAGNET FISHING
In addition to treasure hunting, magnet fishing has an environmental aspect-it helps to clean up our waterways.
Sorry, iPhone 6 Plus users, your phone probably can't be repaired anymore
Apple moves two older devices to 'vintage' status.
Self-Nurturing Through Nature
Secrets from a self-care sanctuary to help you find balance.