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 NormalI wonder if anyone had told me that on the morning of 14th March 2020, the world was going to change, would I have been prepared for what came ...

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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 NambiarIn 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 PROFILEIn 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 careerCovid19 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 Campaigns

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 tipsWritten by Chris TorresOver 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 point ...

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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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Beyond corona virus : The path to the new normal

Beyond coronavirus: The path to the next normal

This article was originally published by McKinsey & Co.The coronavirus is not only a health crisis of immense proportion—it’s also an imminent restructuring of the global economic order. Here’s how leaders can begin navigating the path to the next normal.For some organizations, near-term survival is the only agenda item. Others are peering through the fog of uncertainty, thinking about how to position themselves once the crisis has passed and ...

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Tough Times

10 Tips on surviving tough times

Tips on surviving tough times, we offer some points to handle and manage difficult situations.“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” –Friedrich NietzscheMost of the people you have come to respect are those who have gone through turmoil and bad times but have risen again to be successful.  These people have experienced many ups and downs, and have gained an understanding of life. People ...

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