There have been numerous instances where you may have booked a ticket for a movie or concert but ended up not going. Private general insurer HDFC ERGO has launched a ticket-cancellation policy, which is one of the first such product in the industry.This new policy will provide cover to organisers/online ticketing players for a pre-booked ticket in case of any cancellations by the customers. In other words, customers will have the option to buy refundable and non-refundable event tickets.Here, the policy indemnifies the event ticketing partners against non-sale of tickets cancelled by customers. The policy is an all-risk policy where ticket cancellation by customers, due to any reason, will be covered.Close But, in the event of a loss would require sale of ticket, cancellation by customer, refund by event ticketing partner to the customer. related news Indians to see 10% salary hike in 2020, but new job additions may be muted New base year for GDP to be decided in few months … [Read more...] about Soon, you can get refunds on online ticket booking via cancellation insurance
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The stage is set for the India release of one of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters. The buzz surrounding Avengers: Infinity War, slated for release on April 27, is so much that the advance booking for the film started on April 22.In conversation with Moneycontrol, Rahul Puri, Mukta Arts, MD, said: "The advance has been brisk. There is a lot of anticipation for this film and certainly in the bigger centres, there is a good demand for the advance. A lot of people want to block their screening and this will help. At least 40 percent of the bookings for the first weekend will be done in advance," Puri said.While the film industry is betting big on Avengers: Infinity War, business expectations from the film is around Rs 100 crore. According to Puri, the film is likely to "earn approximately Rs 15 crore on its opening day, which is an excellent number."Close Cinema owners and exhibitors are witnessing a steady flow of early booking requests. According to Bollywood … [Read more...] about Avengers: Infinity War likely to see 40% ticket bookings in advance; may earn Rs 15 crore on opening day
The Jungle Book that released in 2016 became the highest Hollywood grosser in India with collections worth Rs 243 crore gross in the country. And this year, Hollywood has another big-ticket film on offer — Avengers: Infinity War, which is all set for a release on April 27.Will Avengers be able to replace The Jungle Book as the highest Hollywood grosser in India? Will the film be able to surpass the collections of its predecessor? Will it be able to attract audiences in the same magnitude as The Jungle Book? All these questions are doing the rounds just before the release of the most awaited Hollywood flick of the year.What are the chances that Avengers would do as well as The Jungle Book in India?Close The Marvel Cinematic Universe has not only taken the world by storm but India as well. Since the release of Iron Man in 2008, the studio has been giving out multiple hits year after year. related news Housefull 4 marches towards Rs 200 crore club; Ujda Chaman … [Read more...] about Avengers: Infinity War likely to earn Rs 100 cr in India, but can it surpass highest Hollywood grosser The Jungle Book?
To take the “suckage” out of planning trips Adam Goldstein and Reddit cofounder Steve Huffman created Hipmunk, a combination airline ticket search service and aggregator. Instead of the staid old Orbitz approach, Hipmunk lists flights in a timeline, collected on one long page, and sorted by schedule, price, and “agony”–a combination of the number of stops/duration and price (although not the relative hostility of the flight attendants onboard, unfortunately). Soon after launching in 2010, however, they found that airlines were cutting commissions, so they pivoted to hotels–you can search based on price, quality, distance, and “ecstasy,” a combination of price, reviews, and amenities. They’ll even throw in Airbnb results–as you’ll see in the video below. What’s a Hipmunk? Goldstein searched far and wide for a company name that would be a.) memorable and b.) available as a domain. He even went so far as to register … [Read more...] about Hipmunk Took The Agony Out Of Flying Then Pivoted To Hotel Booking
Movie buffs across the country are eagerly waiting for April 27 when Avengers: Infinity War hits the theatres. But, the thrill is a notch higher in Tamil Nadu where a big-ticket Hollywood film will release after a 48-day theatre strike.The strike put movie shooting and consequently, film releases on hold. As many as 40 films were impacted, and according to the estimates of trade pundits led to losses of around Rs 120-130 crore.But the advance bookings for Avengers: Infinity War signals the revival of interest in films. Unlike usual releases, pre-sale or advance booking for Avengers started last Friday in Tamil Nadu. Normally, pre-booking starts a day or two before a film’s release.Close The Marvel Superheroes series is extremely popular among the South Indian audiences and draws attention akin to movies of any Tamil superstar. Avengers: Infinity War is the biggest superhero crossover film one has seen yet. related news Housefull 4 marches towards Rs 200 crore club; … [Read more...] about Avengers: Infinity War lures Tamil Nadu movie buffs driven away by 48-day theatre strike