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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.

Dixon: Impact of high Australian dollar on tourism overstated

High Australian dollar not hurting tourism industry Dixon: Impact of high Australian dollar on tourism overstated

The high value of the Australian dollar is not hurting tourism operators as hard as is commonly believed, Tourism Australia Chairman Geoff Dixon says.

As loonie soars Canadian tourism takes a dive

US-Canada Tourism As loonie soars Canadian tourism takes a dive

The rising Canadian dollar is impacting tourist towns that rely on U.S. visitors, business owners in the B.C. Interior say.

Airlines may halt operations in Sudan

Currency Deterioration Drives Carriers Out Of Sudan Airlines may halt operations in Sudan

Bentiu — A Kenyan private airline has decided to suspend operations in all ten states of Southern Sudan in light of the chronic deterioration in the value of the Sudanese pound against the ...

Hertz buys Dollar Thrifty

Dollar Thrifty accepts new bid by Hertz Hertz buys Dollar Thrifty

NEW YORK – Hertz has raised its offer for rental car company Dollar Thrifty to about $1.43 billion from $1.2 billion in an effort to thwart a rival bid by Avis, according to media reports.

US tourism increasing its trade surplus

US tourism receipts up US tourism increasing its trade surplus

By Hao Li

While the latest figures show the overall U.S. trade deficit at almost $50 billion in the month of June, at least one sector, tourism, is increasing its trade surplus.

Thank you for calling the Hertz Dollar Thrifty Avis Budget car rental group

Merger Update Thank you for calling the Hertz Dollar Thrifty Avis Budget car rental group

In 1985, the movie Back to the Future included a scene of a shop that was a combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. At the time it was funny and absurd. Of course, these stores actually do exist ...

Travel news: fewer traveling to Canada means lower hotel rates and less crowds

Canadian Dollar Curbs International Tourism Travel news: fewer traveling to Canada means lower hotel rates and less crowds

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Despite summer being in full swing, the strength of the Canadian dollar continues to curb international tourism to Canada.

Hertz to acquire rival Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group

Hertz To Buy Rival Car Rental Company Hertz to acquire rival Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group

By Sarah Nassauer

Car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. plans to acquire rival Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc.

When loonie soars Canadian tourism dives

Canadian Dollar Rising Value Hurts Tourism When loonie soars Canadian tourism dives

By Jill Mahoney

The soaring loonie is clipping Canada’s tourism industry.

Dollar boost for British tourists

Dollars, Pounds And Tourism Dollar boost for British tourists

British travellers to the United States are getting a better deal thanks to the renewed strength of the pound against the dollar, a holiday company has said.

Brazil’s Gol Air posts profit as real gains on dollar

Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA Brazil’s Gol Air posts profit as real gains on dollar

By Heloiza Canassa

Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA, Brazil’s second-biggest airline, posted a profit of 77.9 million reais ($45.8 million) as a stronger Brazilian currency helped shave expenses.

Soaring dollar could hurt Australia's tourism

High Dollar Worries Tourism Businesses Soaring dollar could hurt Australia's tourism

By MEX COOPER

The glow of Australia's rosy economy is failing to shine on many tourism operators who fear the soaring dollar could cost them their business, the sector's top bodies say.

Taiwan Tourism Bureau to introduce the “One-Dollar/Euro Super-Value Taiwan Stopover” travel incentive

Taiwan Taiwan Tourism Bureau to introduce the “One-Dollar/Euro Super-Value Taiwan Stopover” travel incentive

TAIPEI, Taiwan - To attract American and European travelers to Taiwan in the face of the current worldwide economic slump, the Tourism Bureau, in cooperation with China Airlines and EVA Airways, ...

Dollar goes a long way on winter trip to Iceland

Iceland Dollar goes a long way on winter trip to Iceland

By David Bauder, AP / mercurynews.com

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — We figured the driver taking us to a New York airport didn't know much about our destination when we said we were going to Iceland and he asked us to spell it.

Dollar Thrifty announces workforce reduction

400 Employees Let Go Dollar Thrifty announces workforce reduction

By eTN Staff Writer

TULSA, OK - Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc.

Tourism to win from lower dollar and interest rates

Australia Tourism to win from lower dollar and interest rates

By theaustralian.news.com.au

Home buyers might be smiling this morning at the prospect of their mortgage repayments being slashed, but the $24billion tourism industry - as well as other key exporters such as miners - stand to ...

Canada Strong dollar blamed for soaring travel deficit

By financialpost.com

OTTAWA - Canada's strong dollar has contributed to a more than sixfold increase in Canada's travel deficit and there's no relief in sight, a report prepared for the Canadian Tourism Commission ...

Mixed feelings as tourists spend cheap dollars

US on sale Mixed feelings as tourists spend cheap dollars

By sfgate.com

It didn't take an investigative reporter to discover that there are swarms of international tourists in San Francisco this summer.

Weakened dollar draws foreign tourists to Alaska

bargain alaska Weakened dollar draws foreign tourists to Alaska

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Tourism officials monitoring business in Fairbanks see a bright side to high gasoline and grocery prices.

As the euro reaches record highs against the dollar, American tourists travelling in Europe are protesting

Less Bang For A Buck As the euro reaches record highs against the dollar, American tourists travelling in Europe are protesting

As the exchange rate worsens, they're finding they're getting much less bang for their buck. In Spain, tourism associations expect visitor numbers to drop over the next few months as a result. "I ...

Yuan boosts airline

China Southern Airline Yuan boosts airline

As the mainland's export sector has been grappling with the yuan's appreciation, the currency's growing strength has helped China Southern Airlines, one of the largest passenger carriers, overcome ...

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