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One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

One third of travelers report Generation Alpha influences family travel decisions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 17:15 0

Family vacation planning is no longer an activity just for the adults, according to new custom research. For more than 8 in 10 travelers around ... Read More

RCI announces new Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

RCI announces new Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 23:42 0

RCI, the world's largest timeshare vacation exchange network as part of Wyndham Destinations, has announced the appointment of Paul Mulcahy as Managing Director for RCI ... Read More

Hotelbeds: 43,000 unique hotel contracts across the Americas market

Hotelbeds: 43,000 unique hotel contracts across the Americas market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 19:20 0

Hotelbeds has confirmed, ahead of its MarketHub Americas event, it has 43,000 uniquely contracted hotels in the Americas region, including North, Central and South America. ... Read More

Leisure Pass Group welcomes new Non-Executive Chairman

Leisure Pass Group welcomes new Non-Executive Chairman

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 15:46 0

Travel and technology specialist Ian Wheeler has joined the board of the Leisure Pass Group, the world’s largest attraction pass business, as the company’s new ... Read More

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:10 0

Gulf hospitality operators looking to increase their share of the growing halal tourism market should diversify and digitize their offerings to suit younger generations of ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 00:20 0

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par with 2017 Q1 levels just ... Read More

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Indian travelers expected to spend $136 billion by 2021

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 02:12 0

The Indian traveler has come of age, spending approximately $94 billion in 2018, on around 2 billion domestic and international trips, helping the Indian travel ... Read More

India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations

India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 22:45 0

The abrupt shutdown of Jet Airways operations has left Indian tourism industry a worried lot as it has led to an average 25 percent spike ... Read More

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

How does India travel? Let us count the 94 billion ways

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- April 17, 2019 22:47 0

Bain & Company and Google India are together launching a report on “How Does India Travel.” According to the report, the Indian traveler has come ... Read More

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit  returns to Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns to Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:16 0

The South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns for its third edition in May and will again feature top executives from both hotel owning groups ... Read More

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

editor editor- March 29, 2019 22:29 0

misterb&b, short-term rental marketplace dedicated to the Gay community, has launched a Wefunder campaign to give guests, hosts, and the public the opportunity to invest ... Read More

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

How Independent Hotels Make Big Money on Chinese FIT Travelers: The Mini Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 00:29 0

Compass Edge knows there is a good reason why independent hotels selling rooms to Chinese travelers should have a "Mini Program" on WeChat. Only 10% ... Read More

Ebix offers to buy India’s largest corporate travel exchange

Ebix offers to buy India’s largest corporate travel exchange

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 19:05 0

Ebix, Inc. today announced that it has sent a letter to the Board of Yatra Online, Inc., outlining its offer to acquire 100% of the ... Read More

Airbnb’s acquisition of Hotel Tonight increases its appeal ahead of eventual IPO

Airbnb’s acquisition of Hotel Tonight increases its appeal ahead of eventual IPO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 17:15 0

On March 7, 2019 that San Francisco-based travel giant, Airbnb announced that its has agreed to acquire Hotel Tonight. Following the announcement, Nick Wyatt, Head ... Read More

Chengdu International Tourism Expo expected to attract 300 exhibitors from 30 countries

Chengdu International Tourism Expo expected to attract 300 exhibitors from 30 countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 14:15 0

According to the joint report by the China Tourism Academy and Online Travel Service giant Ctrip, number of outbound Chinese tourists reached 71.3 million in ... Read More

Couples Resorts announces new Vice President

Couples Resorts announces new Vice President

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 22:19 0

Couples Resorts, Jamaica recently appointed Pauline Abatemarco-Pigott to the newly created role of Vice President, North American Sales. Pigott has more than 25 years experience ... Read More

ParkCloud names first chair

ParkCloud names first chair

editor editor- February 13, 2019 01:44 0

ParkCloud, a European airport parking company, has named its first Chairperson - Peter Hilton, former chief of Holiday Taxis. Having spearheaded global growth in his ... Read More

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

Which brands rank high in travel loyalty?

editor editor- February 5, 2019 23:52 0

Consumer expectations increase annually on average by 25%. Which airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and credit card companies rank high on the loyalty scale? "Trust ... Read More

Win $2,000 to plan a trip around the world

Win $2,000 to plan a trip around the world

editor editor- February 5, 2019 02:55 0

One globetrotter's dream trip will come true if named the winner of an online travel competition. The winner will earn $2,000 in airline credits to ... Read More

Europe’s premier B2B hostels conference attracts record numbers to Amsterdam

Europe’s premier B2B hostels conference attracts record numbers to Amsterdam

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 16:07 0

Europe's premier business conference for hostels brings record number to Amsterdam and announces launch in Americas The fourth annual STAY WYSE Hostel Business Conference will ... Read More

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 07:39 0

Two decades ago, a simple traveler could hardly imagine buying cheap flights in a few clicks or staying at the world’s most authentic places affordably ... Read More

Enterprise car rental to take over Deem

Enterprise car rental to take over Deem

editor editor- January 17, 2019 21:32 0

Enterprise Holdings will acquire travel technology company Deem. Read More

Minister Bartlett: 140 buyers expected for Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Minister Bartlett: 140 buyers expected for Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 19:10 0

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says the 37th Caribbean Travel Marketplace (CTM), being hosted in Jamaica later this month, will welcome 140 buyers — the ... Read More

New year on a train in China: 11.5 million had this idea

New year on a train in China: 11.5 million had this idea

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 02:29 0

Most of the top tourist destinations in China, including Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Guilin, Shanghai and more, can be reached by high-speed trains. Read More

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:03 0

As a paradise in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles competes with many other island nations across the globe, from South East Asia to the Caribbean, as ... Read More

Africa Hospitality Report 2018/19 launched

Africa Hospitality Report 2018/19 launched

editor editor- December 13, 2018 13:27 0

The 2nd edition of Jumia’s Africa Hospitality Report looks at the 2017/2018 trends in the continent’s tourism, travel, hospitality and aviation industries. Read More

Study shows 44% of leisure travelers plan and book vacations at the last minute

Study shows 44% of leisure travelers plan and book vacations at the last minute

editor editor- December 13, 2018 12:15 0

A new study from advertising agency Hoffman York (HY) reveals that nearly half of travelers are booking travel at the last minute. Read More

Reasons to book your travel online

Reasons to book your travel online

editor editor- December 12, 2018 13:26 0

Whether you are planning to travel on business of for pleasure, one thing that can get you down is the amount of organization you have ... Read More

HotelTravel.com voted “2013 Best Online Travel Agent” at 10th Annual Budgie$ & Travel Awards

HotelTravel.com voted “2013 Best Online Travel Agent” at 10th Annual Budgie$ & Travel Awards

editor editor- February 28, 2013 03:29 0

PHUKET, Thailand - HotelTravel.com, a worldwide leader in online hotel reservations and part of MakeMyTrip Limited (NASDAQ: MMYT), was recently named “2013 Best Online Travel ... Read More

US travel market tops USD300 billion as fiscal cliff looms

US travel market tops USD300 billion as fiscal cliff looms

editor editor- November 13, 2012 12:10 0

SHERMAN, Connecticut, USA - The US travel market remains strong despite a murky economic outlook for 2013. Read More

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