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Fewer Europeans will come to Indonesia for holidays

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Despite the government’s optimism about attracting 8 million tourists by the end of 2012, a tourism group says Indonesia may not reach the target as travel agents have seen decr

Brits set to spend over £22 billion on Christmas cheer

CHESTER, England - With just over 30 shopping days until Christmas and only one more payday for most, new research from MoneySupermarket predicts festive expenditure is set to top £22 billion* with B

Future travel trends explored at WTM

Euromonitor, the world’s leader in strategy research for consumer markets have released their annual World Travel Market Global Trends Report 2012 at London’s World Travel Market.

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.

Brits get lost in a holi-daze

CHESTER, England - Sun-starved Brits get so excited about their holidays that they get in a complete daze and forget to pack key holiday essentials, new research from TravelSupermarket has revealed.

October brings Chinese tourism double-whammy

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Starting on September 30, Chinese travelers are taking advantage of the once-a-decade convergence of Chinese National Day and Mid-Autumn Lunar Festival.

Good time to explore Jakarta’s tourist attractions

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Now that the capital city is deserted, it’s a good time to explore Jakarta’s tourist attractions which seize the moment to offer a slew of entertainment and extravagant shows

Domestic tourists flock to Bali over long holidays

Thousands of local tourists are expected to stay in Bali during the long holidays — Indonesian Independence Day and Idul Fitri, which will start next week.

India travel market hones in on Seychelles

The Seychelles delegates, who were taking part in the Outbound Travel Mart (OTM) from February 17 to 26 in India, have returned in the country, satisfied with the interest Seychelles gained as a holid

Grenada serenades holiday travelers with steel band Christmas songs

When I first mentioned my decision to visit the islands of Grenada for Christmas, everyone was rather surprised.

Final Christmas push propels US online spending up 15 percent

RESTON, Va. - Holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 56 days of the November – December 2011 holiday season has been reported today.

Forecast: Multiple storms between Christmas and New Year

State College, Pa. - The week between Christmas and New Year's Day will feature multiple storms across the nation, some with snow, some with rain and many with both.

Mexico City celebrates Christmas on ice

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexico City is never one to skimp on a celebration, and the holidays are no exception.

Happy, warm and sunny holidays await

Christmas time and the end-of-year festive season is often reflected as being the cold and wintry months, but the tropical islands of the Seychelles says that there is an alternative.

British Airways launches flights to Mauritius from London Gatwick

CRAWLEY, England - British Airways is changing its Mauritius timetable to give customers an extra day in the sun this winter.

British Airways reveals top October half-term holiday destinations

CRAWLEY, England - British Airways has revealed its top holiday destinations for travellers still wanting to get away this October half-term for a late autumn getaway.

Millions of Brits suffering from a “holiday hangover”

NEWPORT, Wales - As millions of Brits return from their summer holiday a new survey by comparison site Gocompare.com reveals that not everyone does so feeling 'relaxed and refreshed'.

UK holidaymakers take advantage of airline promos for winter travel

LONDON, England - Thanks to the recent huge airlines sales throughout June, July, and August, tour operators in Florida have reported seeing increases in bookings from Britain throughout November 2011

Will you overspend on your holiday?

NEWPORT, Wales - British holidaymakers run out of cash exactly four days and eight hours into their week-long summer holiday according to a study conducted by Gocompare.com.

UK tour operator: Holidays to Sharm el Sheikh prove increasingly popular

ROMFORD, England - The increase of hotel occupancy in Sharm el Sheikh shows that holidays to this Egyptian resort have become much more popular.

British tourists increasingly focusing on Spain

LONDON, England - According to Travelmatch, holidays to Spain are proving to be very popular with British tourists.

Australians ditch domestic holidays for trips abroad

SYDNEY - Australian travelers are choosing to travel abroad rather than stay at home.

British Airways reveals its top holiday destinations

CRAWLEY, England - British Airways has revealed its top holiday destinations for travellers wishing to head overseas during the Easter break and the extra Bank Holiday prompted by the Royal Wedding.

Chinese tourism booms during Spring Festival

BEIJING - China's tourism authorities announced on Tuesday that tourism boomed in the country during the seven-day Lunar New Year holiday with over 70 percent of trips made within the Chinese mainland

Queensland tourism ready to welcome visitors after Yasi

Tourism Queensland is pulling out all the stops to help mitigate the effects of tropical cyclone Yasi on Queensland’s tourism industry, as businesses begin to clear the path to welcome visitors agai

Club Med where life begins at sixty

(eTN) - It is hard to believe that Club Med (Club Méditerranée) has reached the “boomer” stage in the product lifecycle.

Bethlehem sees record number of holiday tourists

A record number of international tourists flooded into the “little town of Bethlehem” this holiday season, according to both Palestinian Authority and Israeli officials.

Swan and Dolphin Hotel unveils life-size chocolate santa sculpture

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - This holiday season there will be no Santa sweeter than the one on display at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel, an Epcot Resort Hotel.

Ho ho holiday travel tips

DALLAS - December is the busiest travel month of the year with hotel bookings reaching the highest numbers annually.

More Christmas to see at Biltmore

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - One of the Southeast's most beloved holiday travel destinations, Christmas at Biltmore, runs now through Jan. 2, 2011.