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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