To win back customers, operators are offering discounts and cash-back, and are absorbing service tax Holidaygoers are opting for budget rather premium packages this summer, with the revision in service tax. Tour operators, however, add that there's an increase in bookings for tours abroad and expect this summer season to be better than last year. Rajeev Kale, country head of leisure travel entity Thomas Cook, said overall tour costs had increased by around five per cent with the service tax ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Flying out of the national capital to smaller towns is set to be more affordable with Delhi government slashing sales tax on aviation turbine fuel (ATF) to 1 per cent from 25 per cent now for flights operating under the regional connectivity scheme (RCS).The Financial Chronicle, 2 weeks ago
Online travel company Yatra.Com todays said it has signed an agreement with Madhya Pradesh government to jointly promote homestays in the state. Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Yatra will promote all the state tourism approved homestays, where ...Business Standard, 3 weeks ago Yatra inks MoU with Andhra Pradesh govt to promote homestays Business Standard, 1 month ago
Aviation and tourism industry experts today gave a mixed reaction on the Union Budget. Terming the budget as "overall, a well-balanced, pro-poor, pro-growth budget" Amber Dubey, Partner and Head (Aerospace and Defence) of KPMG in India said the announcement ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
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