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Q1 leisure bookings up 5.1 percent

Leisure travel market delivers promising first quarter Q1 leisure bookings up 5.1 percent

DALLAS, Texas – The leisure travel market delivered a promising first quarter for hoteliers globally as bookings grew +5.1% through the end of March, according to data released today by Pegasus ...

Getting a deal on a cruise

Saving Money On A Cruise Getting a deal on a cruise

The high cost of a dream cruise vacation can leave you feeling a little queasy before you even set sail. (And let's not mention the add-ons!)

78 percent of Americans who plan to travel for Thanksgiving have not yet booked

Thanksgiving Travel 78 percent of Americans who plan to travel for Thanksgiving have not yet booked

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Despite Thanksgiving travel prices that are rising with each passing day, Americans are still holding off on booking their holiday travel.

Cruise lines: 2012 bookings are up, prices are down

Major cruise lines encountering choppy waters Cruise lines: 2012 bookings are up, prices are down

Some of the world's biggest cruise lines are encountering choppy waters as prices for their cabins take a dip.

Expedia: Demand for travel to Brazil grows among international consumers

Tourism To Brazil On The Rise Expedia: Demand for travel to Brazil grows among international consumers

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Expedia, Inc. announced today data showing growth in the number of online bookings to Brazil made on the more than 100 Expedia® and Hotels.com® travel sites ...

Emirates Airline: It's business as usual

Emirates not seeing downturn in business Emirates Airline: It's business as usual

HAMBURG - State-owned carrier Emirates Airline is not yet seeing a downturn in business and bookings for the next few months are at high levels, even as other airlines warn stuttering economies ...

Economic rollercoaster does not slow travel for remainder of 2011

Fall Travel Trends Revealed Economic rollercoaster does not slow travel for remainder of 2011

PLYMOUTH, Minn. - Today, Travel Leaders revealed the results from its yearly Fall Travel Trends Survey.

Tour operators: Seychelles bookings not affected by shark attack

Seychelles Tourism Tour operators: Seychelles bookings not affected by shark attack

Tour operators to the Seychelles say the recent shark attacks are unlikely to prompt a serious dip in holidays to the honeymoon destination.

Colombian online travel sector grows 25 percent

Colombian Online Travel Sector Colombian online travel sector grows 25 percent

BOGOTA, Colombia - The latest results from a study on the online travel market in Colombia have been released today.

Orbitz launches new "Orbitz Hotels" app for iPad

Orbitz Hotels iPad App Orbitz launches new "Orbitz Hotels" app for iPad

CHICAGO, Ill. - Orbitz today announced the launch of the Orbitz Hotels App, a native iPad application that gives customers an intuitive search-and-book experience designed specifically for ...

Expedia launches "Expedia Access" portal for agents

"Expedia Access" portal launched Expedia launches "Expedia Access" portal for agents

Expedia.com has launched a new platform to support its Expedia Travel Agent Affiliate Program (TAAP). The Expedia Access portal was developed to help agents manage their Expedia Affiliate ...

SkySearch, the "future of aviation charter"

SkySearch online charter website SkySearch, the "future of aviation charter"

DUBAI, UAE - With an aim of keeping up with the fast moving pace of the aviation business Air Charter International has developed a revolutionary new online charter program that will completely ...

Barbados launches its own OTA

Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association Barbados launches its own OTA

MIAMI, Fla. - The Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association (BHTA) has signed an agreement with Regatta Travel Solutions to launch BookBarbadosNow.com.

Website helps travelers tackle airline card charges

Airline Credit Card Practices Website helps travelers tackle airline card charges

LONDON, England - As airlines suffer a backlash from the Office of Fair Trading on the rising cost of booking by credit card, budget conscious consumers fear sticking to low cost travel could be a ...

Survey: More British couples booking group holidays

UK couples opting to book group holidays with family and friends Survey: More British couples booking group holidays

ROMFORD, England - A new travel study has found that the number of British couples choosing to go on holiday by themselves has fallen by 7% in the last year, while family and group holiday ...

UK travel firms' profits suffer

Thomas Cook and TUI Travel face profits squeeze UK travel firms' profits suffer

Travel operators Thomas Cook and TUI Travel will reveal how they are coping with soaring fuel prices and weakening consumer confidence in second quarter trading updates in the coming week.

Carnival Cruise Lines reports record booking week

Carnival Receives Over 165,000 Reservations Carnival Cruise Lines reports record booking week

MIAMI, Fla.- Carnival Cruise Lines set a one-week reservations record booking 165,308 guests between Feb. 7-13, 2011, eclipsing the previous one-week reservations record set nearly four years ago. ...

5 questions to ask when booking a vacation rental

Vacation Rentals 5 questions to ask when booking a vacation rental

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - From Pittsburg to Green Bay and beyond, the word is out: Vacation rentals offer a travel lifestyle unlike any other, providing unmatched space, amenities, services and ...

Greyhound to offer hotel rooms on new website

Greyhound Partners With Expedia Affiliate Network Greyhound to offer hotel rooms on new website

DALLAS - Greyhound today announced it has partnered with Expedia® Affiliate Network to offer a complete booking tool for Greyhound.com visitors.

Rail Europe launches French-language agent site

Rail Europe Introduces New Site Rail Europe launches French-language agent site

Rail Europe Inc. has introduced a French-language version of agent.raileurope.com, the company’s travel agent booking site.

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