Cheap Tickets to India

eBay’s Free WiFi Holiday Promotion to Delta Passengers

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Dec 122011
 

Auction site eBay is providing passengers aboard Gogo equipped Delta Air Lines flights 30-minutes of free Wi-Fi this holiday season. The holiday promotion runs from December 12 through January 2 and will be available on 2,500 daily Wi-Fi equipped flights. Gogo is a technology services company that provides Internet access […]

British Airways Cabin Crew to Use iPads

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Aug 312011
 

British Airways is deploying iPad digital tablets from Apple to help its cabin crew boost customer service in the air. The iPads are supposed to enable the airline’s cabin crew to get prior knowledge of customer preferences and a better understanding of each customer’s previous travel arrangements, allowing them to […]

40% of Indians Overpack, Pay Excess Baggage Fees

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Jun 172011
 

Many Indian travelers are stuffing their travel bags with too much clothes and/or other things and end up paying steep excess baggage fees to the airlines. A recent survey by online travel agent Expedia found that 40% of Indians have forked out excess baggage fees. With travelers spending as much […]

Travel & Expense Management Firm Concur Sets up Shop in India

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Apr 212011
 

Integrated travel and expense management services provider Concur has established operations in India. The move is designed to to expand the Redmond, Washington company’s customer base and seek growth in new geographic markets. Concur said that besides assisting MNC clients in the region that already use its services, the company’s […]

TripAdvisor Burns Rubber

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Apr 122011
 

Travel and hotel reviews web site TripAdvisor seems to be on a scorching growth ride. The popular web site is tooting the horn today that it currently lists 45 million reviews and opinions. Apparently, 23 new contributions are posted every minute. Since October 2010, the site has added five million […]

Travel Industry Takes Beating

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Mar 242011
 

These are not good times for the travel business. Political unrest in Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain and Libya, the high unemployment in the U.S., severe winter weather in January and February in the U.S., soaring gas prices and now the triple whammy of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan have […]