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The Company Dime - New York - 1st May 2020

Op Ed : Gaurav Sundaram on Global VAT Reclaim Global VAT reclaim (GVR) is today the single-largest untapped savings opportunity inherent in business travel programs. The opportunity is twofold — monetizing both past and upcoming spending by recovering a percentage of expenses incurred outside home markets. ProKonsul Consulting's Gaurav Sundaram provides a primer on global VAT reclaim, along with pointers on maximizing the opportunity.

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SKIFT - New York -24th April 2020

7 Questions Corp Travel Buyers Should Ask About Airbus’ New Way to Hedge Volatile Airline Tix PricesIt’s common for airlines to hedge against volatility in fuel prices and foreign exchange rates - soon they’ll be able to manage revenue risk and pricing volatility in a similar way, using a trading system that’s being developed by London-based Skytra, a wholly owned division of Airbus.

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Travel Biz Monitor - Mumbai - 8th April 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on Corporate Travel, Recovery & Way ForwardIn this op-ed, Gaurav Sundaram talks about the medium term impact of Covid19...... What will change and what needs change.

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Economic Times - ET Travel World.com / New Delhi / 7th April

Will Virtual meetings, conferences curb the travel spirit of corporate India post-lockdown?The global lockdown post Covid-19 has prompted businesses to adopt virtual meetings . Will these virtual tools change travel decisions and behaviour of the corporate world post lockdown?

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Economic Times - ET Travel World.com / New Delhi / 6th April

"Enterprise business travel is unlikely to recommence in the next two quarters: Gaurav Sundaram”Interview with Gaurav Sundaram, President ProKonsul Consulting, on the impact that Covid19 will have on business travel in India.

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Friday 21st February 2020 @ 9.30 PM India / 11 AM Eastern

Webinar :Global Insights : Managing Travel in IndiaAre you managing an India business travel program or trying to expand your global travel to include your #India operations? Are you challenged by the market complexity & #diversity? Register today !

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20th Feb 2020 Published : New York , USA

Global Insights: India : High-Tech, Yet High-TouchIndia is the coming nation in business travel. Almost every Fortune 500 company has a presence in India. Diversity is the single word that can describe the business travel market in India. Multiple legacy practices & technology solutions interspersed with pockets of global excellence. This article details some of the nuances inherent in the market and is a useful guide to global travel managers planning to integrate India into their global travel programs.

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14th February 2020

Op Ed : Gaurav Sundaram on Six Strategies for Expanding Travel Programs into IndiaIs #India the “Elephant in the Room” when you think about expanding your global business travel programs ! Are you challenged by the market complexity & #diversity? This article should give you some specific solutions.

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13th January 2020 / Published : London, England

Global Insights - India in motionThis country feature speaks to the current & future state of the business travel in India. It covers a range of issues : Purchase behaviour / Technology maturity / Advent of Indian multinational travel buyers & increasing global travel management roles now residing in Indian sub-continent.

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8th October 2019 / Published : Hong Kong, SAR China

Hong Kong riots: The varying degrees of impact on business travel, eventsProKonsul’s comments on the situation in Hong Kong and it’s impact on business travel from India

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25th September 2018 / Published Delhi NCR, India

India, third-largest APAC market, growing at 12% YOY: GBTAGaurav Sundaram, President ProKonsul & Regional Director, GBTA India, said, “Compared to 2017, in 2018, India is today the seventh largest global market with $38 billion. It is the third-largest APAC market with 12 percent YOY

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18th September 2018 / Published : Delhi NCR, India

India is the third-largest business travel market in APACTalking about India and the relevance of business travel forums, Gaurav Sundaram, President ProKonsul & Regional Director, (GBTA) India, said India business travel industry needed incremental opportunities to understand global best practices & encourage peer to peer networking.

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18th August 2018 / Telecast : Mumbai, India

Prokonsul events optimize managed business travel in India & AsiaMirror Now telecast a news feature on ProKonsul’s business travel consulting solutions & events. This is the first time a mainline TV news channel has conducted a feature on business travel in India.

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14th November 2017

New Milestones In Business TravelA detailed coverage of the 2017 GBTA India Conference in Mumbai.

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31st October 2017 / Published : Singapore

India projected to be the next Asian giant for business travelGaurav Sundaram, President, ProKonsul presented the findings at last week’s ITB Asia in Singapore, and said India is at the point now where China was in 2003.

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2nd February 2017 / Published Bangkok, Thailand

Asian country named world’s fastest-growing business travel marketIndia position’s itself to become a world leader in business travel for decades to come,” said Gaurav Sundaram, President ProKonsul

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12th December 2016

Facebook at 30,000 Feet? Not Above IndiaGaurav’s comments on restrictions on inflight internet over Indian airspace.

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9th September 2016

Advisory board of GBTA India announced"Regional advisory boards play an important role in GBTA's efforts across the globe," said Gaurav Sundaram, President ProKonsul & GBTA India's regional director.

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28th April 2016

GBTA expands into India, teams up with ProKonsulGBTA partner’s ProKonsul, a specialist business travel management consultant, to deliver its core activities of education, research, advocacy and networking in India and Asia-Pacific.

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12th October 2015

Demystifying travel management in IndiaGaurav’s article as an industry expert for Business Travel.IQ on understanding the Indian business travel industry and recognising its nuances to achieve success.

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