Decision making insights on Travel Industry’s road to recovery

As domestic air travel gathers pace, several countries have eased entry restrictions for Indian travelers. It seems the Indian travel industry is gearing for a full recover from the setback due to the pandemic. Sensing the recovery phase of travel, in September Indiatraveljobs conducted an extensive survey amongst Indian travel companies. The survey's main objectives were to get decision making insights on travel industry's road to recovery from Indian travel ...

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Getting ready for the post-covid travel recovery ?

While many travel agencies are cutting budgets to save or manage finances, don’t forget that marketing is more important than ever. Engage with your customers, update them about new openings and new travel rules and restrictions. Chatting and discuss upcoming travel trends with travellers can create a sense of loyalty between an agency and its customer. It can speed up their recovery post-recession by building brand value and awareness during ...

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weekend getaway

A globetrotters Local weekend

A globetrotters local weekend is a short blog as experienced by Reena Sachdev in her own words. My journey as a globetrotter started when I was 15 years old and is delightfully continuing, being the anchor to my profession as a travel designer. The New Normal I wonder if anyone had told me that on the morning of 14th March 2020, the world was going to change, would I be prepared for what came next? ...

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Stay relevant while searching for jobs

Don’t miss the best job opportunities – Stay relevant

This is the third part of our series of articles titled "Don't miss the best job opportunities" contributed by Rajesh Nambiar In a normal scenario, product and trade information is communicated to you by your organisation and you actively seek relevant knowledge during work. If you are in a phase of unemployment, you need to find ways to be relevant in the trade to increase your chances of being employed.  I find ...

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Don’t miss the best job opportunities – Your profile

PART II - OPTIMISE YOUR PROFILE In the previous article on how not to miss the best job opportunities, I had covered the basics of getting your Resume right. In this second part, I will share how you can make use of professional sites and optimise your profile so that you don't miss the best job opportunities in the Indian travel industry. Social media is an undeniable part of our lives. Professional ...

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SEO

10 simple SEO tips for websites

Here are 10 simple SEO tips for websites. If your website is new, then it is going to take some time for it to become established on the internet and start attracting visitors. However, there are quite a few things you can do to get better search engine rankings and more traffic much sooner. Let’s take the example of our very own website : www.indiatraveljobs.com. 1. Target low competition keywords at ...

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Top destination specialist courses for Travel Agents

This is the first part of our series on top destination specialist courses where we cover programmes that are popular in the Indian travel trade. Utilise this opportunity to prepare yourself for the next phase of your career Covid19 has put the travel industry on a pause for some time. However as a travel industry professional, invest this time to enhance your expertise by learning more on international destinations. Many ...

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Your post-COVID Marketing Campaign

The industry will look vastly different at the end of this crisis, so you must prepare your business for when we come out on the other side. Read on for some post COVID Marketing campaign tips Written by Chris Torres Over the last 3-4 weeks, I have made it my mission to educate tour and activity operators about the best ways to market their businesses during the crisis. And the most important ...

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Lay-offs versus pay-cuts

We are fast approaching the difficult decision of lay-offs versus pay-cuts . This Covid 19 crisis is one of the worst to hit the tourism industry and it has impacted all its segments –inbound, outbound and domestic, leisure, cruise, adventure, corporate meetings, conference, and exhibitions. The Indian Travel Industry employs a whopping 12.75% of the country’s total work force, 5.56% of it direct and 7.19% indirect. Over 87 ...

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Social Distancing

Caught up in a Sheldon Cooper Moment !!!

The current situation amid the COVID-19 and social distancing lockdown brings to mind Sheldon Cooper, the popular and much loved protagonist of the hugely successful The Big Bang Theory. Sheldon, as we all know cannot tolerate any sort of change in his routine, he lives a regimented, clockwork type of life. How would he have reacted/responded to this situation can be a one hour special. Well, to be honest, Sheldon would ...

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