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East Africa’s first international E-Tourism conference to be held in Nairobi in October

Bringing E-Tourism To Africa East Africa’s first international E-Tourism conference to be held in Nairobi in October

By eTN

NAIROBI - The first major international E-Tourism conference for East Africa will take place in Nairobi on October 13 and 14 this year.

Great Hotels of the World and Special Hotels of the World launch new websites

Exciting New Features Incorporate Web 2.0 Features Great Hotels of the World and Special Hotels of the World launch new websites

By eTN

Great Hotels of the World and Special Hotels of the World, representing some of the world’s finest independent hotels, have recently launched their brand new websites

WTM turns the spotlight on technology and online travel

World Travel Market WTM turns the spotlight on technology and online travel

By eTN

With the frantic pace of change that is happening in online travel, businesses face an uphill struggle to keep pace with so many new digital developments appearing on the scene.

Bangkok Airways offers a new speedy service with web check-in

Check-In Online Bangkok Airways offers a new speedy service with web check-in

By eTN

BANGKOK – Recently, Bangkok Airways began “Web Check-In” service for passengers traveling from its key domestic routes.

What this growing international trend means for the travel industry

Online Bookings Worldwide What this growing international trend means for the travel industry

By traveldailynews.com

Online travel booking has become an international trend.

Jamaica Tourist Board unveils new website design and features

Establishes Key Partnerships To Reach Broader Audiences And Increase Visibility Jamaica Tourist Board unveils new website design and features

By eTN

KINGSTON, Jamaica (September 3, 2008) – Today, the Jamaica Tourist Board unveiled its new VisitJamaica.com website during a global webcast live from Kingston, Jamaica hosted by Minister of ...

Job.travel expands with additional featured employers

Premium Employment Site For The Travel And Hospitality Industry Job.travel expands with additional featured employers

By eTN

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (September 3 2008) - Job.travel, the premium employment site for the travel and hospitality industry, announced the addition of high-profile travel and hospitality companies to ...

Air France launches Amadeus Ticket Changer Shopper solution for online rebooking

Online Rebooking Solution Air France launches Amadeus Ticket Changer Shopper solution for online rebooking

By eTN

NEW DELHI, India (September 3, 2008) - Amadeus, a global leader in technology and distribution solutions for the travel and tourism industry, today announced the successful implementation of the ...

Former Microsoft and Visio Marketing VP Gary Gigot joins LiveRez team

Creating New Brand In Online Vacation Rental Booking Space Former Microsoft and Visio Marketing VP Gary Gigot joins LiveRez team

By eTN

BOISE, ID (August 26, 2008) - LiveRez, the emerging leader in online vacation rental booking software, welcomed Gary Gigot to their growing team of industry leaders.

New online source launched to challenge airline industry spin on oil speculation

Site Questions Airline Industry's Subsidies, Inefficiencies And Demands For Loophole In Oil Speculation Legislation New online source launched to challenge airline industry spin on oil speculation

By eTN

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 20, 2008) - As the US airline industry attempts to use "oil speculators" to draw attention away from the chronically low passenger satisfaction rates and an array of new ...

Best Western Hotels offer consumers a chance to share travel experiences online

California, Nevada And Hawaii Best Western Hotels offer consumers a chance to share travel experiences online

By eTN

PHOENIX, AZ (August 19, 2008) - Making vacation plans to California, Nevada or Hawaii?

Macau.com/jp partners with Aomen.TV for Japanese Macau online videos

Subtitled Videos Of Macau Travel And Tourism Attractions Macau.com/jp partners with Aomen.TV for Japanese Macau online videos

By eTN

MACAU (August 18, 2008) - Macau.com launched a partnership with Macau video provider Aomen.TV to provide Japanese online videos of Macau travel and tourism attractions.

Online travel sales in Asia to grow 90 percent in 10 Years

China, India, Indonesia, Hong Kong And Vietnam Will Lead The Way Online travel sales in Asia to grow 90 percent in 10 Years

By eTN

SINGAPORE (August 12, 2008) – Online travel sales in Asia will grow about 90% over the next 10 years, say industry experts, with China, India, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Vietnam leading the ...

Online travel agencies fear years of fast growth are over

online travel Online travel agencies fear years of fast growth are over

By Kyle Peterson, Reuters / iht.com

CHICAGO - Online travel agencies, after growing rapidly for years, could face a slump in bookings later this year when U.S. airlines start reducing the number of tickets for sale.

Are you nutty enough to be the next blog star?

Southwest Airlines Holds Online Casting Call Are you nutty enough to be the next blog star?

By eTN

DALLAS, TX (August 7, 2008) - America holds auditions for hot new models, undiscovered singers and dancers who want to make it big.

Chinese online booking explosion hits RMB 18 billion

Chinese Travel Industry Takes Huge Economic Strides Chinese online booking explosion hits RMB 18 billion

By eTN

Technological advancement and changes in consumer behavior have meant that the Chinese travel industry has taken huge economic strides recently.

HereisChina.com launches online customization services

For Worldwide Tourists Coming To China HereisChina.com launches online customization services

By eTN

BEIJING, China - HereisChina.com, a professional marketplace to meet more than 2,000 professional inbound tour operators and experts throughout China, announced today the launch of customized ...

Wego launches Australia local site

Significant Growth Expected In Australian Online Travel Market Wego launches Australia local site

By eTN

SYDNEY - With significant growth expected in the Australian online travel market and a 30% increase in Australian traffic since its relaunch from Bezurk in May, Asia’s fastest-growing travel ...

Macau.com wins Macau Prime awards for service excellence 2008

Best Macau Online Travel Agency Macau.com wins Macau Prime awards for service excellence 2008

By eTN

MACAU - Macau.com has won the Macau Prime Awards for Service Excellence for Best Online Travel Agency.

PlanetEye unveils innovative online travel planning site

Minimizes Number Of Web Sites Needed To Complete Travel Plans PlanetEye unveils innovative online travel planning site

By eTN

PlanetEye launched an innovative online travel planning service today powered by Microsoft Corp.'s groundbreaking technology World Wide Media eXchange (WWMX).

TripAdvisor acquires VirtualTourist and OneTime

Online Travel Community TripAdvisor acquires VirtualTourist and OneTime

By eTN

TripAdvisor LLC, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc., today announced it has acquired VirtualTourist.com, Inc., a leader in user-generated travel content ...

Lot Polish Airlines extend online check-in facility to UK regional departures

Self Check-In Lot Polish Airlines extend online check-in facility to UK regional departures

By eTN

LOT Polish Airlines has, for the first time, made online check-in available to passengers traveling from three UK regional airports.

Online travel operators offer creative but risky incentives

Online Travel Online travel operators offer creative but risky incentives

Concerns over a potentially dreary summer business have forced online travel sites such as Expedia and Priceline to try offering creative, although possibly risky, new incentives.

Thai Airways grows online bookings by 200%

Using Amadeus E-Merchandise Thai Airways grows online bookings by 200%

By eTN

Bangkok, Thailand - Amadeus, a global leader in technology and distribution solutions for the travel and tourism industry, today announced that Thai Airways has launched e-Merchandise in five ...

Online travel market hit by cybersquatters

India Online travel market hit by cybersquatters

NEW DELHI: The $2-billion online travel market is the latest to be hit by cybersquatters. Vendors, essentially cybersquatters, are using brand names of popular travel portals as their domain names ...

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