Business

After COVID, it shouldn’t be back to business as usual

Optimistic projections indicate that if we hold the line on the Covid-19 pandemic, the worst should be behind us by later this year. With several research groups across the world racing to shrink timelines towards effective vaccines and treatments, many hope we would soon be back to business as usual. That would be a mistake. […]

Bike Reviews

Ride1Up 500 Series e-bike review: Could this be the best bang for your buck?

The Ride1Up 500 Series e-bike isn’t the fanciest e-bike I’ve ridden. It doesn’t have the nicest parts or the longest list of features. But it is a solidly manufactured e-bike with a powerful motor, high top speed, and bargain price of $1,099. Could this be the best bang-for-your-buck electric bike out there? Read on to find out… Ride1Up […]

Travel

Travelport: “Travel should be an exciting, stress-free and dignified”

Requests for assistance for airline passengers with intellectual disabilities have seen a nearly eight-fold increase in Asia, following a 10-month long campaign to raise awareness of a dedicated Special Service Request (SSR) booking code by travel technology company, Travelport. SSR codes are used in the airline industry to communicate traveller preferences or needs to airlines. They […]

Travel

Anthony Bourdain’s new travel book to be released in October

Bourdain’s first posthumous book, ‘World Travel: An Irreverent Guide,’ will be published on Oct. 13. The late chef and television host was working on “World Travel: An Irreverent Guide” at the time of his death by suicide in June 2018. Bourdain’s longtime assistant and “Appetites” co-author Laurie Woolever finished the travel guide, which compiles “essential advice […]

Travel

The future of travel and all you need to be prepared for

New Delhi: International carrier KLM Royal Dutch Airlines did a recent survey to figure our how travellers are changing the way they search, book and travel. From booking with the aid of voice technology and sustainable alternatives such as rail services, to facial recognition technology at security its an ever changing world of travel out […]

Travel

Traveling To Greece For Less Than $1,500 Can Be Easy With These 7 Tips

Ever since I watched The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 when it first came out in 2008, going on an adventure to Greece has been on my bucket list. I’ve wanted to see the blue domes of Santorini, the towering columns of Acropolis, and the sandy beaches of Mykonos in person. This year, I saved up […]

Travel

Want to Be a Pro-Level Travel Hacker? Here’s How to Start

I’ve always wanted to travel — but never wanted to burn through my savings. Seeing the world seemed out of reach for several years. Then I learned about travel hacking and how savvy consumers were practically traveling for free. I began using the same strategies, and last year I took two international trips for under […]

Business

Budget 2019: Ease of doing business vs tax collection; to be, or not to be

Union Budget 2019 India: Aggressive tax collections directly impact the revival of economy and, therefore, a well-balanced approach is required to prevent unintended consequences. By SR Patnaik, Thangadurai VP Union Budget 2019 India: The oft-quoted phrase of Shakespeare’s Hamlet ~ to be, or not to be ~ would be apt to indicate the expectations on the […]