Steer clear of legal troubles

TTME APRIL 2019 -PG -10

Beenish Batool Haider, Head of Corporate & Commercial Division, The Legal Group, clarifies important queries relating to tourism and the hospitality industry to ensure the success of a travel experience. TT Bureau What is the importance of knowing the legal framework when it comes to travel, tourism and hospitality sectors? …

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Kigali leaves agents in awe

TTME APRIL 2019 -PG -8

RwandAir organised a familiarisation trip for top agents of the UAE to provide first-hand experience onboard the A330 Rolls Royce engine aircraft and an opportunity to experience Rwanda as a destination of choice and seek opportunities with the many offerings for travellers from the Middle East. Shehara Rizly Timothy Njihia, …

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Plan your wellness holiday

TTME APRIL 2019 -PG - 7

Most locals and expats residing in the UAE are on the look-out for new destinations offering personalised experiences. Josephine Sophia, Executive Director, Sugarcane Elephants, shares an update. TT Bureau Please share the work undertaken by the company. Sugarcane Elephants is the first and only wellness travel company in the MEA …

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Your complete travel protection plan

TTME FEB 2019 - PG -13

Saroj Kumar Sinha, Manager – Relationship & Destination Management, Al Rostamani Travel & Holidays; and Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect share insights into the necessity for obtaining a comprehensive travel protection cover. Saroj Kumar Sinha, Manager – Relationship & Destination Management, Al Rostamani Travel & Holidays Why would you …

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Pioneer in bespoke travel

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 11

Starting off in Singapore in 2009, branching to Hong Kong by 2011 and reaching Dubai by 2014, Lightfoot Travel has been gradually conquering the luxury travel sector. Simon Cameron, Founder & Managing Director—Middle East, Lightfoot Travel, shares plans ahead to grow in the ME, the UK and Asia. Could you …

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Is your baggage assured?

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 7

Today, although travelling from one destination to another has become convenient, PNJ Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, Caesars Travel Group and Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect-EMEIA, deliberate over how travelling along with an assurance plan makes it a bespoke experience. Why did Tune Protect come up with an Electronic Travel Assurance product? Kumar: While …

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Link ME offers hospitality solutions


Link ME, a Dubai-based hospitality and tourism advisory specialist, marked its entry into Asia with the signing of a joint-venture agreement with Mandirijaya Bumi Sejahtera, a subsidiary of Indonesian real estate developer Paramount Enterprise International. TT Bureau The partnership agreement was signed in Jakarta, resulting in the formation of a …

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Be assured of travel adventures


Today’s travellers engage in adventures ranging from mountaineering, hiking, golfing or even shopping. Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect, EMEIA, talks about a specialised service or coverage which these activities may require, otherwise not included in a traditional travel policy. Q Do travellers need a specific travel insurance for a …

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Setting pioneering ideas in travel


Having been named after one of the most popular names in the Arab world, Indian-born Jamal Abdulnazar, Chief Executive Officer, Cozmo Travel, pioneered the travel agency sector in the emirate of Sharjah. Today, the company runs a diversified travel business with a staff of 900 people and turnover of 1.2 …

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Game changer in the industry

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 24

The passion for travel and an earnest desire to provide affordable travel experience to customers inspired Anil Chandirani to establish a travel management company three decades ago. From humble beginnings in Kigali, Rwanda, he is now the owner of one of the largest conglomerates spread over over 60 countries with …

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