MakeMyTrip Partners With Flipkart for Travel Bookings

Online travel portal MakeMyTrip has formed a partnership with Flipkart to allow customers to book domestic flight tickets and other travel services directly through the e-commerce firm’s portal. The partnership will start with domestic flight bookings in the next few weeks, followed by hotels, bus and holiday bookings, the two companies said in a statement on Thursday. The deal […]

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US Plans to Seek Visa Applicants’ Social Media Info

The US State Department has said that it plans to require all American visa applicants to submit their social media information. Applicants for immigrant and non-immigrant visas, under the proposal, would be required to provide “identifiers” they have used on various social media platforms in the previous five years, in addition to old email addresses […]

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US-based spouses queue up for H-1B as work permits get scarce

HIGHLIGHTS These visa applications are for the fiscal year which commences from October 1 (referred to as FY 2019) Spouses of current H1-B visa holders are expected to queue up Spouses of H1-B visa holders are granted an H4 visa The US immigration authorities will begin to accept applications for H-1B visas + (a popular skilled-work visa among […]

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Plan Your Chhuttis As 2018 Has 15 Long Weekends

It’s New Year’s Day 2018 and if you’ve just woken up not knowing what to do, let us give you the agenda for the day and the year. 2017 is over and we hope you made the most of it with vacations, parties and most importantly quality time with yourself. But if you missed out […]

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India to add 10 million tourism jobs in the next decade

India will add around 10 million jobs in the travel and tourism sector by 2028 according to a report. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) forecasts that the total number of jobs which are dependent in some form on Travel & Tourism will increase from 42.9 million in 2018 to 52.3 million in 2028. […]

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Good news! IRCTC ties up with Ola for door-to-door cab and auto service for Indian Railways passengers

IRCTC ties up with Ola! In welcome news for railway passengers, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has announced a tie-up with cab hailing firm Ola to provide door-to-door transportation service to Indian Railways passengers. According to IRCTC the tie-up is a 6-month pilot project that will allow railway passengers to book an Ola cab on […]

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