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Dollar hike should not reduce demand from Brazilian tourists for US...

Leonel Rossi Jr., VP of International Affairs of ABAV, said the dollar appreciation should not result in retracted demand from Brazilians for U.S. destinations during the July vacations.

One-third of Americans less likely to travel this summer due to...

NEW YORK, NY - Many people have fond memories of those summer vacations of their youth – hanging out at the beach with siblings, getting told by Dad to be quiet or he'll pull the car over, and just

Protecting soft targets in tourism

With the onset of the summer travel season in much of the world June is a good time to ask ourselves how well we are protecting our tourism sites.

Airlines want you flying upfront during summertime

NEW YORK, NY – Just as the swallows fly to Capistrano in the summer, airlines have traditionally unleashed their best upfront deals during this time.

Top 10 European holiday hotspots: Best and worst fuel costs 2013

LONDON, England - Thinking of hiring a car this summer? Here are the top 10 holiday hotspots ranked based on fuel prices

US travel on solid footing for summer

WASHINGTON, DC – For the second consecutive year, the outlook for summer travel continues to brighten with more than three in five US adults (64 percent), or an estimated 154 million Americans, plan

Visit California launches premium Fun Spots promotion for summer travel season

SACRAMENTO, California, USA - Visit California has launched a premium edition of its Fun Spots promotion to celebrate the significant enhancements opening this summer at some of the Golden State's pre

Top summer vacation destinations listed

ORLANDO, Fla. - Large numbers of vacation loyalists are still traveling despite rising fuel costs, according to a recent AAA travel agent survey and travel sales data.

Centara extends even better value summer rates in Krabi

Centara Anda Dhevi Resort & Spa Krabi is offering a special summer package between May and October that reduces the rate for selected room types by as much as 45 percent off the published rate.

Ensure safe summer travels with a current passport for your child

The advent of the summer season brings schoolchildren, newly released from the confines of the classroom, ready to explore the outside world, make new friends, and enjoy new experiences.

Common sense safety tips for summer travel

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - School is out, graduations are over and the official start of summer is less than a week away.

Americans unlikely to alter summer travel plans

NEW YORK - Americans are expected to travel this summer in greater numbers compared to last year and joined by a higher number of international travelers according to top travel executives from Best W

Delta welcomes summer travelers with product, service enhancements

ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines will welcome more than 45 million passengers this summer with product enhancements, new customer service features, operational updates and other visible signs of Delta's more

Spanish holidays dominate UK summer sales rankings

MANCHESTER, England - Online travel agent On the Beach has released its ten most popular destinations for British tourists this coming summer.

JAL to increase fuel surcharge from June to July 2011

Japan Airlines (JAL) has requested for approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to increase the current level of fuel surcharge on all international pa

Caribbean Tourism Organization concerned about summer cruise business

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has expressed concern over the loss of cruise business from the southern Caribbean, following the announcement by Royal Caribbean Inte

Top 10 geek destinations to visit this summer

As summer approaches, our thoughts turn to taking a break. Rather than bring you boring beaches or tacky theme parks, we're planning pilgrimages for our inner-geek.

Airline surcharges are back and target peak travel dataes

Airlines have added surcharges of $10 to $30 on popular travel dates throughout the summer, much like they did this past holiday season.

Strong summer season projected by US carriers

U.S. airlines expect to fly 2.2 million passengers per day globally this summer, slightly more than last year, an industry trade group said on Wednesday.

Fuel surcharges ready to go airborne again

NEW YORK - U.S. airline fuel surcharges, unseen since the days of record-high oil prices in 2008, are poised to return, said Clem Bason, chief executive of online booking agent Hotwire.

US airlines pin hopes on summer vacation travel

As business travel bookings plummet in the economic recession, U.S. airlines are looking hungrily at the summer vacation travel season for a bump in their leisure bookings.

A cloudy outlook for summer travel?

A national survey by Access America, a leading travel insurance and assistance provider, has found that summer vacations will likely be down seven percent this year compared with 2007. The survey of 1,000 adults, ages 18+, found that 40 percent of respondents took a vacation last year, while just 33 percent plan to take one this year.