Corporate Travels News May 2022

Launching Online SME Travel Management

Lufthansa City Center Travels & Rentals is proud to announce the launch of SME Travel Management, this month. Now the Small and Medium Enterprises can book their flights and hotels independently, gain better control on employee’s travel, access choices on flights and hotels, manage travel expenses effectively and much more. Our Corporate Booking Tool brings you the freedom of addressing travel risks with latest travel tools and technology combined with offline support of emergency services and guidance through essential documentation processes.

Check details on SME Travel Management

Swiss Visa Update

Embassy Of Switzerland in India has recently announced that with immediate effect and due to the high volume of the visa applications, the Swiss Visa VFS Centre and the Embassy of Switzerland in New Delhi will only accept the visa applications, with travel dates, which are not falling in next 15 days from the date of application submission at the VFS Centres across India. This is valid for all the short-term tourist visa applications.

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More Destinations Open

New Zealand is reopening their borders from the month of August as announced by the nation's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Border safeguards will be fully lifted and all pre departure testing will be dropped by end of July.

Recent reports from Laos Authority have confirmed that the international checkpoints of Laos will be reopened for fully vaccinated citizens and overseas tourists. For those who are unvaccinated, a Rapid Antigen Test report issued within 48 hours of departing the origin country will be needed. In case, a tourist tests positive for COVID-19, they shall bear all the medical expenses and treatment.

Also, fully vaccinated travellers coming to India from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will no longer need to take the Covid PCR test as per the latest guidelines. The travellers can now upload their vaccination completion certificate on Air Suvidha portal.

With things slowly and steadily returning to normal post Covid-19 pandemic, Italy too, like many countries across the globe, has relaxed Covid-19 travel restrictions.

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LCC News: Preferred IT Supplier

Lufthansa City Center is happy to announce a new preferred IT supplier - Tripstax. 
Tripstax is a platform that offers to serve customers at a low cost and with limited complexity. The product is ideally suited for an agency that wants to implement either an entire suite of travel technology or simply choose a certain portion of the travel process that it wants to enrich.

Tripstax is an end to end provider solutions right from profile, content, data, tech connectivity and even bespoke development.

New Routes & Direct Flights

ALLIANCE AIR : direct flights
Guwahati - Pasighat
Mumbai - Bhuj

Delhi - Kullu till 23rd Oct'22

SPICEJET : direct flights
Mumbai – Jeddah
already started
Mumbai – Riyadh already started
Mumbai – Dhaka already started

INDIGO : daily flights
Kolkata - Ho Chi Minh City
from 22nd May: Tues, Fri, Sun
Ho Chi Minh City - Kolkata
from 23rd May: Mon, Wed, Sat
Kolkata - Hanoi
from 23rd May: Mon, Fri
Hanoi - Kolkata
from 27th May: Fri

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