IndiGo will cut ten per cent of its workforce as it downsizes to meet falling demand in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The largest carrier in India last month said it would seek to cut over £400 million in costs this year.
In response to the Covid-19 outbreak, India will issue only diplomatic, official, employment and project visas for the next month. The move is expected to impact negatively on the tourism, hotel and aviation industries.
Hot on the heels of International Women’s Day, Insight Vacations has launched a new women’s only trip – Inspirational India, A Wander Women Journey.
Air Astana will launch services between Almaty and India’s commercial centre, Mumbai, on June 1st. Flights will be operated four times a week using Airbus A320, with a sector time of 4.5 hours in each direction.
Indian Hotels Company has begun the new year with a new addition to its collection of authentic palaces – Fateh Prakash Palace, Udaipur.
Taj Hotels has announced the opening of its new property in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. The city is home to the renowned shrine of Tirumala Venkateswara Temple.
The first ever scheduled flights to India from London Stansted will take off later this month with the launch of Air India’s three-times a week service to Amritsar in the north west of the country.
The three-day business-to-business travel trade show and convention will take place at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, India, from April 15th-17th next year.
The new Zone by The Park Kolkata is located adjacent to the Biswa Bangla Convention Centre in the new IT and residential hub of Kolkata. The 117-room property will boast three banquet halls and two boardrooms making it ideal for weddings, conferences, events and meetings.
The TreadRight Foundation has unveiled a new video detailing the work of Wildlife SOS in India. The piece introduces the Travel Corporation’s family of brands’ guests to the heartening Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Centre in the country.