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Expect higher airfares and longer lines during “peak travel” days

JoDee Winterhof still hasn't bought her holiday plane tickets.

Report: Global hotel room rate increases 4 percent in 2011

LONDON, England - Global room rate increases 4% in 2011, says new Hotel Price Index.

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 trav

New rule requires airlines to include all taxes and fees in...

Airline passengers won't have to wade several steps into the booking process to see the full price of an airline ticket after a new rule goes into effect next month.

San Francisco jacking up hotel rates 450 percent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Last-minute travelers who plan on ringing in the New Year in San Francisco can still secure a hotel room in the City by the Bay ... but their procrastination will cost them.

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.

European cities report double-digit hotel price rises

European cities, including London, reported double-digit price rises compared with the third quarter of last year according to hotel portal HRS, in its recent price radar.

Travelers put airport security atop Santa’s “Naughty” List

AUSTIN, Texas - With nearly a quarter of Americans expected to hit the road and take to the skies this holiday season, many travelers are hoping Santa brings "joy to their world" in the form of lower

Research: Travel agencies “rob” South Africans

Johannesburg - South Africans are being ripped off by traditional travel agencies which do not provide the best available flight prices for customers, according to research commissioned by online trav

Six months on from Fukushima hotel prices stabilising in East Asia

Six months on from the Fukushima disaster in Japan European hotel portal HRS can report that hotels are starting to return to “business as usual” across the region.

World events lead to dramatic swings in hotel prices

LONDON, England - Hotel prices have experienced pronounced volatility as a result of political turmoil and natural disasters in the first half of 2011, according to the latest Hotel Price Index.

Inflation rate in Thailand highest in 3 years

Thailand's inflation accelerated in August at the fastest pace in 35 months as food and energy prices rose.

Cape Town, Tokyo, Madrid become more affordable for travelers

The quarterly Hotel Price Radar by HRS, the hotel portal, has identified a levelling of global hotel prices.

Eastern Europe’s capitals attracting increasing numbers of tourists

According to HRS, the Hotel Portal’s Eastern European Hotel Price Radar, Eastern Europe’s capitals are attracting increasing numbers of tourists and although prices in some major cities have incre

UN: World food prices to remain high into next year

Citing dwindling stocks and only small production increases for the majority of crops, a new United Nations report released today says world food prices are likely to remain high for the rest of this

UN: Overall cost of food remained steady in April

Despite a sharp increase in international grain prices, the overall cost of food remained steady in April after falling in March, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported to

Easter hotel room rates reach over 93 percent increase

SYDNEY, Australia - The Easter holiday may be over for 2011, but its impact on the accommodation industry is still going strong.

Review of global hotel prices released

SYDNEY, Australia - Price Index™ review of global hotel prices for March 2011 has been revealed today. Biggest Price Falls in March 2011 (Month-On-Month)

Global food prices rise to new highs

Food prices around the world surged to a new historic peak in January, for the seventh consecutive month, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today, adding that the pri

Bali legislator: Prices of tourism services should be standardized

JAKARTA - A Bali lawmaker called on the administration in the resort island to standardize the prices of tourism services across the island in a bid to boost visitor satisfaction, local media reported

Hotels in popular trade show cities making a comeback

DALLAS - Hoteliers in popular trade show cities are faring better in 2010 than the last two years.

Aviation news: Asia-Pacific airlines raising prices as travel rebounds

SINGAPORE — Asia-Pacific airlines are raising ticket prices as travellers return in their droves after holding back on their travel plans last year because of the global recession.

Expert: Domestic fares 16 – 20% higher this fall

Travelers on U.S. airlines can look forward to higher fares and higher fees this fall as demand recovers from the 2009 economic recession, a top fare expert said on Monday.

No, it’s not your imagination – airfares are rising

DALLAS — If you think airfares have been rising, it's not your imagination.

Fiji – pricing itself out of the market?

Fiji's tourism industry has endured military coups and cyclones to remain New Zealand's favourite island escape when the winter cold sets in.

Travel coalition urges removal of New York tax on hotel bookings

A New York State tax that could force hotel bookings out of the state and eliminate jobs came under fire from a broad coalition of leading travel companies and organizations.

Is it still possible to find airfare deal?

With airlines boosting fares, adding summer surcharges and packing planes, is it still possible to have a deal fall in your lap?

European hotel prices still climbing

The average cost of a standard double room in Europe climbed another two percent this month, reaching 103 pounds per night.

Warren Buffet is in Omaha, hence flights to Omaha cost more...

A nonstop airline ticket from New York to Paris on the first weekend in May costs $1,142. A Continental Airlines Inc.