The Chancery Pavilion
Travel Blogs from Bangalore
... wearing it tomorrow when we go out for a meal to celebrate.
This evening we met up with my colleague Lavanya, her husband Karthik and their very cute daughter Kavya. They took us to a nice restaurant on the rooftop of a large building with great views over the Bangalore skyline. We had a great time catching up and our hosts were extremely generous. Unfortunately Lauren's stomach isn't ...
The first week in Bangalore was chaotic. I planned to arrive two days prior to the start of the program in order to have some time to adjust, but things didn't go according to plan. On the day of arrival, after 14 hours of traveling, I immediately went to the university. Together with the other Dutch students I met the director of Centre of Social Action (CSA), the office where my internship is at. He explained us what their plans for us are: they arranged three ...
... fuel prices, taxes, competition of new technology. Another challenge mentioned, was pull factor of booking through a GDS – commission. In the past, travel agents could receive 7% commission on domestic and 9 % on international flights from the airlines. Nowadays it dropped to only 1%. For most TAs to it is hence better to purchase tickets via a portal, as commissions are a lot higher. This somehow explains why GDS’ pamper the TAs so ...
... concrete jungle. I do manage to find one trinket in a side store run by a man who couldn’t be under 70. He peers at me over his dirty spectacles as I survey what looks like a dozen Indian garage sales smashed together in a single hallway. A lot of his wears look quite aged, and one can tell he’s been here for a while. His little shop sits between a Mcdonalds and an Indian fashion store. I want to ask what he thinks of India’s changes, but judging by the ...
... of them, a story about their life, and then occasional letters from them telling you how and what they have been doing. So, I think it’s pretty cool that my school goes this deep into work within their community. If anyone is interested in sponsoring… send me an email and I’ll get you the information!
The rest of the time after learning all of this, we got to play with the children, and walk around ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet