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Customer is King – As Tour and Travel Operators Join Yatra.com

Introduction:
Every year, an estimated 4000 tour and travel operators in India help organise family vacations. However, it sometimes becomes a hassle to rope in customers either due to lack of credibility of the tour operators or due to inability of the tour operator to reach out to the target audience. Hence a tour operator’s job is certainly not an easy one!

Winds of Change
However times have changed and so has the travel industry. With a boom in the Indian e-commerce industry – shopping, fashion and travel options are now just a click away for consumers. However with so many sites vying for consumer attention, making a mark in the digital space is not an easy game, and companies need to invest money and efforts to establish their brands.
As a travel operator, if you are looking to boost your travel business and taking it to a higher scale, then you have an easy option. Partner with Yatra.com and immediately get online visibility by getting your holiday packages listed for free on Yatra.com

Why Yatra?
Yatra receives an estimated 6 lakh page views daily and also receives a lot of traffic through it’s recently launched mobile app. So undoubtedly, as a travel operator one will be reaching out to a huge audience. Also you don’t need to worry about losing out on your brand name – as your packages will be on Yatra.com under your own name!
Yatra with its Yatra Partner Program, provides a unique platform for tour and travel operators to showcase their domestic and international holiday packages online. This distinctive concept brings tour operators and customers under one roof and in direct contact with each another.

Customer is King
As a customer, one can avail many discounts and get a wide variety in terms of holiday packages, besides total transparency on which tour operator you are dealing with. Visit a historical site or spend your days lazing around at a beach in leisure. The holiday packages in this marketplace are flexible, suiting the needs of travellers. Hence, there is something for everybody out here!
With a facility where the vendors and the customers can connect directly through a chat system, the process of booking a holiday is now easy and less time consuming. A live platform where people plan happy memories.

In sum:
Therefore, Yatra is the perfect online market place for tour and travel operators in India. Register yourself on the Yatra Partner Program and reach out to millions of customers at India’s leading travel portal, Yatra.com

Written by Pallak Bhatnagar, Yatra.com

Embark on a Singapore Tour to Explore its Cultural Diversity

Singapore, located at the southern part of the Malay Peninsula, has emerged as one of the most traveled holiday destinations in the world. This well-developed city state was once a village island that was known for providing ideal fishing grounds. It has now emerged as a bustling island comprising picturesque skyscrapers and heritage spots. Adding to this are its rich cultural aspects, excellent art and architecture, delicious cuisine and fun-filled nightlife, which attract thousands of tourists from around the globe. Apart from these, its advantageous location in the Pacific Ocean has made it one of the busiest ports in the world. These facts have boosted the tourism and economy of this island nation, which is quite evident from Singapore Tour becoming one of hottest selling destinations on travel portals.

Singapore boasts of a rich and diverse culture that never fails to fascinate its visitors. Here is a list of different ethnicities living in Singapore: ( http://www.singstat.gov.sg/publications/publications_and_papers/reference/monthly_digest/mdsoct13.pdf).

Since its establishment, this island has welcomed migrants not only from Asia, but also from other continents of the world. These immigrants have brought along their customs, culture, festivals and languages, making this place a confluence of several religions and ethnicities. It has also emerged as a multifaceted society, which is clearly evident from a variety of festivals celebrated here.

Singapore Boat Racing Festival

Singapore Boat Racing Festival
Singapore Boat Racing Festival

A popular festival here, which is observed with great enthusiasm, is the Dragon Boat Festival. This celebration involves a boat racing competition among boats comprising a team of 22 people each. Professional rowers from all corners of the world come to this esteemed festival and look forward to attaining the glorified winning position. It is one of the most adventurous events taking place here with thousands thronging the banks of the Bedok Reservoir to witness this exciting event. People cheer their favourite teams as the beautifully decorated boats compete with each other. A number of traditional rituals are also carried out during this festival, giving an ethnic touch to this competition.

Chinese New Year

One of the most celebrated occasions here is the Chinese New Year, which is observed by most people from all walks of life. Beginning on the first day of the Chinese calendar, the celebrations continue till the 15th day of the first month. During this festival, the streets are decorated with lanterns. People participate in processions that play traditional music. Lion and dragon dances, which are particularly popular aspects of the Chinese culture, are also performed during these processions. Most Singapore tourist packages offer deals and discounts to attract international visitors during this festival.

Diwali

Diwali, one of the most prominent festivals in Hinduism, is celebrated in this city with almost the similar pomp and celebration as it is in India. As per the usual customs, new clothes are bought by the people here and sweets are distributed to near and dear ones. A public holiday is issued on this day throughout the country, and the streets are lit and decorated with festive and bright lights. This day is well utilized to portray the connections of this place with the Indian sub-continent.