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Expect 60-70% growth in hotel bookings, 30% recovery for flights this festive season: Yatra.com | INTERVIEW

After two years of dull travel sentiment across the country and the world, this festive season, travel confidence has built up in India and more consumers are feeling positive about advanced bookings, said Nitika Khanna, Vice President – ​​Brand Strategy, Yatra.com. “We, at Yatra.com, are anticipating growth of around 60-70 per cent in hotel bookings …

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Expect 60-70% growth in hotel bookings, 30% recovery for flights this festive season: Yatra.com | INTERVIEW

After two years of dull travel sentiment across the country and the world, this festive season, travel confidence has built up in India and more consumers are feeling positive about advanced bookings, said Nitika Khanna, Vice President – ​​Brand Strategy, Yatra.com. “We, at Yatra.com, are anticipating growth of around 60-70 per cent in hotel bookings …

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Is Slum Tourism Poverty Porn? The Tricky Ethics of Slum Tours

It was the most surreal case of culture shock I’ve ever had: hopping into a van in Cape Town’s clean, pristine Waterfront district, and 20 minutes later getting out in a slum packed with makeshift homes of aluminum and tarp. The jarring contrast is simply reality in South Africa. These shanty towns, known as townships, …

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Is Slum Tourism Poverty Porn? The Tricky Ethics of Slum Tours

It was the most surreal case of culture shock I’ve ever had: hopping into a van in Cape Town’s clean, pristine Waterfront district, and 20 minutes later getting out in a slum packed with makeshift homes of aluminum and tarp. The jarring contrast is simply reality in South Africa. These shanty towns, known as townships, …

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