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US travel agents: Airfare cost on the rise, demand high for vacation cruises in 2014

Travel Trends US travel agents: Airfare cost on the rise, demand high for vacation cruises in 2014

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

In 2002, Delta Air Lines decided to impose a zero commission policy on travel agents sales. Other US carriers followed soon after.

Record number of cruise ships will call into the UK this year

UK Cruise Industry Booming Record number of cruise ships will call into the UK this year

LONDON, England - Figures have revealed that 860 cruises are currently scheduled to depart from British shores, up 3%.

Don’t just travel, take a legendary journey

Specialists in Cruises and Tours Don’t just travel, take a legendary journey

Legendary Journeys, America's cruise, tour, and cruise-tour specialists, provides travelers with special discounts for any of the world's major cruise lines and tour operators.

Tobago’s Cruise and Rail Travel joins ICTP

International Coalition of Tourism Partners Tobago’s Cruise and Rail Travel joins ICTP

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that Cruise and Rail travel International Ltd.

Top ships for a fly and cruise

Cruise News Top ships for a fly and cruise

LONDON, England - Everyone wants their holiday to be hassle free and the best way to make sure you don't have to lift a finger is with fly and cruise packages.

Bon voyage with ecruising.travel

Ecruising.travel established as global brand Bon voyage with ecruising.travel

How does an Australian travel company, specializing in cruises, go from being a two-man operation to a staff of over 20 with offices in Sydney and Hong Kong in only 9 years? By being the best.

Where's hot for cruises in 2013

Cruise News Where's hot for cruises in 2013

LONDON, England - With the winter holiday season already underway, it is hardly surprising that travelers are already planning their holidays for next year.

Five times when bargain-hungry globetrotters can get their fill

Traveling On The Cheap Five times when bargain-hungry globetrotters can get their fill

If your passport is gathering dust and your suitcase desperately needs a workout, don't throw away thoughts of a thrilling vacation just because your wallet doesn't match your wanderlust.

Cruise holidays increasing in popularity

Cruises Make a Big Comeback In UK Cruise holidays increasing in popularity

LONDON, England - As the economy bites hard at cash-strapped Brits, a number of holidaymakers are looking for alterative get-away options.

More big cruises expected to sail into China this year

Chinese Cruise Industry More big cruises expected to sail into China this year

SHANGHAI, China - More big cruises are expected to sail into China this year to meet the growing needs of Chinese tourists.

Top summer vacation destinations listed

Summer Travel Top summer vacation destinations listed

ORLANDO, Fla. - Large numbers of vacation loyalists are still traveling despite rising fuel costs, according to a recent AAA travel agent survey and travel sales data.

Mexico remains number one cruise destination worldwide

7.1 Percent Growth in Cruise Industry In Mexico Mexico remains number one cruise destination worldwide

MIAMI, Fla. - Mexico has retained the coveted position as number one recipient of cruise lines, globally.

Dubai tourism sector performs well in 2011

Dubai Tourism Dubai tourism sector performs well in 2011

DUBAI - Dubai has further consolidated its position on the world tourism map with its hotels and hotel apartments posting impressive all-round performance in hotel guest numbers, cruise ...

Cruise prices drop in the wake of Costa Cruses disasters

Cruise News Cruise prices drop in the wake of Costa Cruses disasters

Even before the second Costa cruise liner hit trouble in the Indian Ocean, prices of Mediterranean cruises had dropped by 15% in the wake of the earlier Costa Concordia disaster, claims a leading ...

Top 10 cruise lines for specialty dining

Cruise Lines Offer More Specialty Dining Options Top 10 cruise lines for specialty dining

DETROIT, Mich. – If you are taking a cruise in 2012 and beyond, look forward to more choices and greater variety when it comes to dining.

Cruisers have spoken: Top cruise ships revealed

2012 Cruisers' Choice Awards Cruisers have spoken: Top cruise ships revealed

PENNINGTON, N.J. - The list of the winners of 2012 Cruisers' Choice Awards has been released today.

Travel experts offer five cruise safety tips

Cruising remains attractive vacation option for Americans Travel experts offer five cruise safety tips

AURORA, Ill. - Cruise experts say cruising remains a popular choice for North American vacationers.

Small ships are darlings of the water for a sea of reasons

The new wave of cruising - smaller and better Small ships are darlings of the water for a sea of reasons

By Executive Producer and Host of BusinessTravelRADIO, Sandy Dhuyvetter,

Life-time sailor and director of sales for Star Clippers, Bill Dwyer joins Sandy to talk about the business of Star Clippers and advantages of working with his company where their biggest ship ...

With dollar up against euro, Americans flocking to European cruises

Cruise Trends With dollar up against euro, Americans flocking to European cruises

PLYMOUTH, Minn. - Specific cruising trends based on data from an annual Travel Trends Survey has been unveiled today.

Cruising 2012: New smoking policies, hot destinations, onboard fees

2012 Cruise Trends Cruising 2012: New smoking policies, hot destinations, onboard fees

PENNINGTON, N.J. - Looking at what's in store for cruisers in 2012, here's a list of what is -- and what isn't -- likely to make waves in the next twelve months.

Making Waves in 2012

When bugs swim

Cruise ships provide perfect environment for spread of disease When bugs swim

By Dr. Elinor Garely, eTN

(eTN) - Millions of passengers eagerly board cruise lines. In fact, in 2010, CLIA member lines recorded that 14.8 million people (10.29 million from North America) decided to take a cruise.

Don’t just travel, take a legendary journey

Specialists in Cruises and Tours Don’t just travel, take a legendary journey

Legendary Journeys, America's cruise, tour, and cruise-tour specialists, provides travelers with special discounts for any of the world's major cruise lines and tour operators.

World's biggest and most extravagant cruise ships coming to Melbourne

Cruise News World's biggest and most extravagant cruise ships coming to Melbourne

Cunard's flagship Queen Mary 2, the Queen Elizabeth and some of the world's other biggest and most extravagant cruise ships set sail for Melbourne in early 2012.

Over 20 million people predicted to take cruises in 2012

Cruise Industry To Boom Next Year Over 20 million people predicted to take cruises in 2012

Ongoing demand for cruise holidays is set to take annual passenger numbers to a record high of 20.3 million next year, according to a new trends forecast.

Dubai hosts major cruise industry convention

Seatrade Middle East Cruise Convention Dubai hosts major cruise industry convention

Senior maritime industry leaders and global operators will discuss the challenges facing the region’s buoyant cruise tourism sector at the inaugural 'Seatrade Middle East Cruise Convention' ...

Piracy threatens Gulf cruise trade

Gulf Cruise Industry Piracy threatens Gulf cruise trade

High security costs incurred because of piracy are holding back the growth of the cruise industry in the Gulf.

Bon voyage with ecruising.travel

Ecruising.travel established as global brand Bon voyage with ecruising.travel

How does an Australian travel company, specializing in cruises, go from being a two-man operation to a staff of over 20 with offices in Sydney and Hong Kong in only 9 years? By being the best.

St. Kitts ready for cruise tourism boom

St. Kitts Cruise Tourism St. Kitts ready for cruise tourism boom

Basseterre, St. Kitts - Senator Ricky Skerritt, Minister of Tourism & International Transport, has announced that cruise visitor arrivals to St.

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