Thursday, July 19, 2018

Travel Tech

Travel Tech

m-Aadhaar can now be shown to enter airport

DELHI: Mobile Aadhaar can be used as an identity proof to enter airports, while identification documents will not be required for minors accompanied by...
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Online travel agents go beyond discounts to net loyal customers

MUMBAI: After luring travellers with discounted air fares, online travel agents (OTA) such as MakeMyTrip and Cleartrip are now shifting gears by rolling out...

TRAI examining how to roll out Wi-Fi in Indian skies

DELHI: Taking Indian flyers a step closer to the government's almost two-year-old promise of allowing on-board Internet, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)...
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Paytm in talks to acquire online travel startup Via.com: Report

DELHI: Digital payments major Paytm has entered into discussions to acquire online travel company Via.com as it doubles down on its travel and hospitality...
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Delhi Metro launches WiFi on Blue Line stations

DELHI: Free WiFi facility was activated across all 50 stations on the Delhi Metro's Blue Line on August 25, making it easier for thousands...
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MakeMyTrip signs up for Travelport’s platform

DELHI: Leading online travel agency (OTA) MakeMyTrip on Wednesday said that it has entered into an agreement with InterGlobe Technology Quotient (ITQ), for the...

Kullu launches tourists tracking website

MANALI: Kullu administration on Tuesday launched gokullu.com, which is a GPS-enabled tracking website designed to record footprints of every tourist. The move by the administration...

Yatra.com launches android ‘smart watch wear’ app

DELHI: Online travel portal Yatra has launched ‘Smart Watch Wear App’ for android devices. The app gives users access to the flow of bookings done...
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Internet, sat phones in Indian skies by next year

DELHI: In a year’s time, Indian flyers can browse the Internet while onboard. This inflight connectivity, which was hitherto available only for defence personnel, will...
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Panel to finalise regulations for drones: Sinha

DELHI: The civil aviation ministry has set up a committee, which includes officers from security agencies, to finalise the regulations for use of drones,...