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Seychelles moves to capture its fair share of Brazilian tourism market

Seychelles penetration on the South American market of Brazil has set the marketing wheel going for the islands’ local Destination Management Companies (DMCs) to move to capture their fair share of

RSAA welcomes TUI UK and Ireland Specialist Holidays to membership

The Receptive Services Association of America (RSAA) welcomed TUI UK and Ireland Specialist Holidays group to the association, the first international outbound tour operator to join RSAA since the con

Lion World Tours receives Top Producing Tour Operator Ubuntu Award

TORONTO, Ontario - At one of the tourism industry’s most celebrated occasions, the Ubuntu Awards hosted by South African Tourism, Lion World Tours, the leading tour operator from North America to So

Celebrated author, and veterinarian, photographer hope to save the elephants

Celebrated author, Maria Coffee and veterinarian and photographer, husband, Dr. Dag Goering are celebrating 10 years of bringing travel experiences to a new level.

Thomas Cook to shut 200 agencies, reduce fleet by six planes

Thomas Cook Group Plc (TCG) will close about 200 of its travel agencies and reduce its aircraft fleet by six planes, the Sunday Times reported, without saying where it obtained the information.

Contact conference heads to San Diego next year

LEXINGTON, Kentucky — NTA will take Contact to San Diego in 2012 and build on the success of its tour operator-exclusive event in Rhode Island.

Hong Kong Ideal Holiday shuts down

Ideal Holiday, a financially troubled tour operator, has decided on permanent closure following a meeting on Monday night with the Travel Industry Council.

Livingstone Airport fraught with delays

(eTN) - Although Livingstone Airport in Zambia has new techonologically-advanced security processing available at its facility, it appears that modernization has not streamlined processing time for tr

South African specialty operator teams with Kenyan counterpart

(eTN) Peace of Eden Self Discovery Wildlife Eco Tours and Team Building announced a planned cooperation with Kenya-based Bush Adventures ( www.bush-adventures.com ) when, for the first time, they will

Transat profit drops, still better than expected

OTTAWA - Transat AT Inc posted an 85 percent drop in quarterly earnings on Thursday, stung by "intense competition", tighter profit margins and a stronger domestic currency, the Canadian holiday trave

TUI: German tourists will be brought home by bus

FRANKFURT - Europe's largest tourism company, TUI said on Sunday it had started collecting German holidaymakers in Spain to bring them home by bus while a volcanic ash cloud continues to halt flights

Cragmont Baron Group launched by former tour operator execs Keith Baron...

The Cragmont Baron Group, a new B2B consulting firm specializing in the travel industry, was launched by two former, long-time Tauck World Discovery executives, Keith Baron and Phil Otterson.

Thomas Cook: Which? Holiday is full of it

PETERBOROUGH, England - Ian Derbyshire, CEO Thomas Cook UK & Ireland said, "The Which?

New Zealand’s Tourism Holdings profit tanks

WELLINGTON - New Zealand tourism operator Tourism Holdings Ltd. reported a 80 percent fall in full year profit on Wednesday as the global recession hit the tourist industry.

Vietnam’s first luxury tour operator at ITB Berlin to promote luxury...

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Luxury travel will be one of the sectors to see growth in 2009, bargain hunting and last-minute travel dominate in the current global financial crisis.

Orbitz looks to lower its operating costs further

Online travel operator Orbitz Worldwide Inc.