Introduction Millennials are often misconstrued. Though a frequently used word, not everyone in the travel industry is aware of what the word specifically describes and what makes them a different segment altogether. Unfortunately, like them or hate them, you cannot ignore the fact that rise of millennial travellers is definitely not a fad. The penchant … More How Travel Agents can Woo Millennial Travelers – The Segment that is Reshaping the Industry
What is IATA? Founded in Havana, Cuba in April 1945, IATA(International Air Transport Association) is the leading body of the aviation industry. IATA now represents 265 member airlines and over 80,000 travel agents in over 120 countries. The international scheduled air transport industry has grown manifold since inception. Keeping up with the dynamic growth standards … More A Travel Agent’s Guide to IATA Certification and becoming an IATA Agency
As simple as the name sounds, pop-culture (popular culture) tourism is one of the most diverse concepts in the contemporary tourism dictionary. The role of pop-culture in molding a destination’s image is almost like an autonomous travel agent. However, studies and researchers have found that the destination image induced by pop-culture has a positive impact … More A Guide to Pop-Culture Tourism and Why it generates Millions of Dollars in Revenue each year
Technology is evolving at an incredible pace. It was only a couple of years back that mobile apps for making travel bookings were an in-thing and all the major OTAs invested heavily mobile apps. Come 2016 and most users accept mobile apps as a given and many in fact prefer to use apps to book … More Are Chatbots the Future of Customer Experience in Travel?
Introduction In one of our earlier articles, we had talked about the top travel trends to look forward to in 2016. In this article we will discuss trends specific to the hospitality sector and how they might change the industry landscape. Hotels today are doing everything to create unique, memorable experiences for their guests. From … More Major Trends in the Hospitality Industry
Introduction to Wellness Tourism It is aptly said that ‘Health is wealth’, and people around the world are realizing this fact. With the rise of umpteen number of health issues, be it cardiac ailments, diabetes, mental health disorders, stress, insomnia and so many others, a lot of people out there have begun listening to their bodies and are … More Are you leveraging the 500 Billion Dollar Wellness Tourism Market yet?
Travel patterns over the last few years have changed tremendously. The traveler of the 21st century is very keen on niche travel experiences. They are willing to spend a handsome amount of money to travel to far off destinations to get experiences that may be unique to those destinations. There are many emerging trends in the tourism industry that travel … More Culinary Tourism : A Huge Opportunity for Travel Agents
Wouldn’t life be just amazing if travel became so easy that it would take just a few clicks to book your dream holiday? If you could just get on a site and without even entering your preferences you are shown the best beaches across the globe fitting your budget, airlines that you usually prefer to … More Impact of Big Data on the Travel Industry
Are you among those who believe that internet has changed the world? Well, then just sit back and get ready for yet another internet revolution – the Internet-of-Things. It is being predicted by the analyst firm Gartner, that by 2020 almost 26 billion devices will be connected to the internet and some sources even predict the … More How Internet of Things(IoT) is going to transform the Travel Industry
TravelCarma, one of the world’s leading travel technology companies, is proud to announce its visit to Arabian Travel Market (ATM), Dubai, from 25th and 28th April, 2016. ATM is the most important tourism event of the Middle East held annually and attended by 26000 professional visitors from all over the world. It displays 2800 product … More TravelCarma to exhibit at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2016, Dubai