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Self-catering travel made easier with .travel

Self-catering travel made easier with .travel

Selfcatering.travel made the logistical decision to align itself with the .travel domain as a purposeful and thoughtful marketing tool. Selfcatering.travel is part of the Five Star Network, the leading international accreditation body for 5-Star holiday … May 1, 2013
PATA launches crisis Rapid Recovery Task Force

PATA launches crisis Rapid Recovery Task Force

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) officially launched its Rapid Recovery Task Force (PRRT) at the association's Engagement Hub at its head office in Bangkok on January 31. The PRRT is a standing task force of the PATA CEO … January 31, 2013
Speak with cultural relevance to reach US Hispanics

Speak with cultural relevance to reach US Hispanics

ORLANDO, Florida - In order to reach the growing US Hispanic market, organizations need to know how to speak the language, said Jorge Plasencia here yesterday. But that language isn’t simply Spanish. “If you speak to us in a culturally relevant … January 24, 2013
Almost 40 million Russians traveled abroad in the first 9 months of 2012

Almost 40 million Russians traveled abroad in the first 9 months of 2012

Latest statistics on Russian outbound travel for the first 9 months of the year 2012 were published by the Federal Agency for Tourism of the Russian Federation. According to officials, 37,299,930 Russians traveled abroad in the first 9 months of the year … December 4, 2012
Offsetting your travel carbon footprint

Offsetting your travel carbon footprint

Everything that we do leaves a carbon footprint on this Earth, whether taking a flight to a beachside resort, washing your clothes, lighting your home, or enjoying a Sunday drive. As reports of the growing climate issue worldwide increase, the necessity … November 28, 2012
Gadget-free travel and booking holidays on smart TV’s rule future travel trends

Gadget-free travel and booking holidays on smart TV’s rule future travel trends

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. The WTM Global Trends Report has successfully predicted some significant … November 8, 2012
Tourism Ministers to debate barriers to travel

Tourism Ministers to debate barriers to travel

LONDON, United Kingdom - Reducing visa constraints, simplifying entry processes, and developing policies that improve connectivity across borders are the topics on the agenda for the world’s Tourism Ministers as they meet at the annual UNWTO & World … October 31, 2012
EIBTM Technology Watch – final call for entries

EIBTM Technology Watch – final call for entries

EIBTM ( www.eibtm.com ) the global event for the meetings, incentive, and business travel industry, is urging all meetings industry innovators to submit their EIBTM Technology Watch entries before the deadline of September 7, 2012, for a chance to win … September 4, 2012
G20 recognizes travel and tourism as a driver of economic growth for the first time and commits to work on travel facilitation

G20 recognizes travel and tourism as a driver of economic growth for the first time and commits to work on travel facilitation

The G20 world leaders have, for the first time, recognized the importance of travel and tourism as a driver of jobs, growth, and economic recovery. The Leaders’ Declaration from the annual meeting of the G20 held in Los Cabos, Mexico, on June 18-19 … June 20, 2012
UNWTO and WTTC call on the G20 to use tourism's potential for job creation

UNWTO and WTTC call on the G20 to use tourism's potential for job creation

Ahead of the G20 world leaders’ meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico, next week, the UNWTO and WTTC call on the leaders to consider travel and tourism as an engine for economic growth and stimulating the global economy. Increasing travel and tourism demand … June 17, 2012
Travel and tourism in the Americas contributes more to GDP than automotive manufacturing

Travel and tourism in the Americas contributes more to GDP than automotive manufacturing

The travel and tourism industry in the Americas region is three times the size of automotive manufacturing and roughly one-third larger than chemicals manufacturing and mining. This is according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council … May 18, 2012
Travel and tourism larger industry than automotive manufacturing

Travel and tourism larger industry than automotive manufacturing

The global travel and tourism industry is double the size of automotive manufacturing and roughly one-third larger than chemicals manufacturing. This is according to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) sponsored by American Express, … April 18, 2012
WTTC and PATA Sendai Recovery and Asia Outlook Forum opens today

WTTC and PATA Sendai Recovery and Asia Outlook Forum opens today

The joint World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Sendai Recovery and Asia Outlook Forum opens today with almost 500 industry professionals and government leaders from around the world gathered at the Westin, … April 15, 2012
Travel and tourism forecast to pass 100 million jobs and US$2 trillion GDP in 2012

Travel and tourism forecast to pass 100 million jobs and US$2 trillion GDP in 2012

Travel and tourism is set for a milestone year as the industry’s direct contribution to the global economy is expected to pass US$2 trillion in GDP and 100 million jobs. According to research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the global … March 8, 2012
IIPT holds joint board meeting in New York

IIPT holds joint board meeting in New York

STOWE, Vermont – A joint meeting of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) Board of Directors and IIPT International Advisory Board was recently held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City to discuss future plans for IIPT. … March 2, 2012
New innovative marketing collaboration between JTB and travel bloggers

New innovative marketing collaboration between JTB and travel bloggers

The Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) is excited to announce a unique marketing collaboration with travel bloggers. The concept, called iambassador, is the first of its kind involving the tourism board and eight travel bloggers who have visited Jordan, leveraging … December 11, 2011
ICTP presents first World Green Tourism Award to Maurice Strong

ICTP presents first World Green Tourism Award to Maurice Strong

HAWAII, BRUSSELS, ABU DHABI - The inaugural World Green Tourism Award was presented to Maurice Strong, former Secretary General of the Stockholm Environment Conference (1972) and of the Rio Earth Summit (1992). Strong is currently Senior Advisor to the … December 7, 2011
Code of Conduct for the protection of children from sexual exploitation in travel and tourism receives funding from SECO

Code of Conduct for the protection of children from sexual exploitation in travel and tourism receives funding from SECO

The Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct (TheCode.org) announced it is moving into a new stage of development, thanks to the financial support of the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). SECO funding for the period 2012-2014 will allow … December 1, 2011
Travel advertising: a gold award for Seychelles in China

Travel advertising: a gold award for Seychelles in China

Seychelles has received the "Gold Award for International Cooperation" at the opening ceremony of the 2011 China International Travel Advertisers' Week, in Sanya, Hainan Province, China, on November 20. The award was announced by the Executive President … November 25, 2011
Driving force in sustainable development named as first recipient of World Green Tourism Award

Driving force in sustainable development named as first recipient of World Green Tourism Award

ABU DHABI & HONOLULU, Hawaii, November 23, 2011 - The Honorable Maurice F. Strong, Senior Advisor to the 2012 Rio+20 Summit, has been named as the first recipient of the inaugural World Green Tourism Award in recognition of his pivotal role in shaping … November 23, 2011
Signature reveals 38 percent increase in sales at Annual Sales Meeting

Signature reveals 38 percent increase in sales at Annual Sales Meeting

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Signature Travel Network commenced its Annual Sales Meeting and Trade Show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas today, with a general session to members and suppliers highlighting success stories. Signature revealed double-digit growth and … November 18, 2011
The global marketplace

The global marketplace

Business travel is very serious business! In today’s climate of globalization in the corporate world in general, as well as the travel industry in particular, a TMC or business travel agency that is serious about the business of business travel and … October 20, 2011
WTTC announces Japan’s travel and tourism industry showing clear sign of recovery for 2012

WTTC announces Japan’s travel and tourism industry showing clear sign of recovery for 2012

Speaking today at the "Special International Symposium on the Revitalization of Japan’s Tourism Sector and Quake Affected Regions," David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), announced the launch of the second … October 5, 2011
ICTP calls for streamlined travel and support for aviation as a green economy driver

ICTP calls for streamlined travel and support for aviation as a green economy driver

ICPT (International Council of Tourism Partners) called for increased support for the aviation sector on the occasion of the 17th World Route Development Forum in Berlin today. Professor Geoffrey Lipman ICTP President said that: • We believe that … October 1, 2011
Fourth E-Tourism Africa Summit – social media now playing a bigger role in tourism

Fourth E-Tourism Africa Summit – social media now playing a bigger role in tourism

The fourth annual E-Tourism Africa Summit, sponsored by South African Tourism and Cape Town Tourism, was a resounding success with approximately 300 people attending the two-day summit at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on September 15-16, … September 20, 2011
Offsetting your travel carbon footprint

Offsetting your travel carbon footprint

Everything that we do leaves a carbon footprint on this Earth, whether taking a flight to a beachside resort, washing your clothes, lighting your home, or enjoying a Sunday drive. As reports of the growing climate issue worldwide increase, the necessity … September 19, 2011
Joining UNWTO/WTTC global campaign, China reaffirms commitment to tourism

Joining UNWTO/WTTC global campaign, China reaffirms commitment to tourism

“The Chinese government is increasingly conscious of the role that tourism plays in socio-economic development and will double its efforts in tourism,” said Chinese Vice-Premier, Wang Qishan, on joining the UNWTO/WTTC Global Leaders for Tourism Campaign … September 6, 2011
Seeking stories on travel, show and dining reviews, health and spas

Seeking stories on travel, show and dining reviews, health and spas

Seeking the latest, unique stories to appear in multi-media coverage for articles, radio programs, newspapers, magazines, social media, and more. Our themes/subjects are Travel, Dining Reviews, Show Reviews, Health, Fitness, Beauty, Spas, and Lifestyles. Sandy … May 29, 2011
Influencers in travel

Influencers in travel

The Influencers in Travel website has ranked JTB and its Visit Jordan online accounts as one of the 25 Most Influential Tourist Boards and DMOs Online as of May 15, 2011. The Top Online Travel Influencers ranking system utilizes Klout API, which measures … May 18, 2011
Weddings become the in event of the year

Weddings become the in event of the year

With the Royal Wedding fresh on everyone's mind, and June, the most popular month for weddings, being ushered in on the warmth of summer, weddings are in the forefront of couples' and romantics' hearts everywhere this year.DestinationWeddings.travel was … May 12, 2011
Open Invitation to visit STTIM in Riyadh from March 27-31, 2011

Open Invitation to visit STTIM in Riyadh from March 27-31, 2011

SAUDI TRAVEL AND TOURISM INVESTMENT MARKET Next week, between Sunday, March 27 up through Thursday, March 31, the city of Riyadh will host a very important market for the Saudi Travel & Tourism Investment Market (STTIM). More than 46 companies from … March 25, 2011
Vanilla Islands travel itinerary

Vanilla Islands travel itinerary

Sunbathing in Mauritius, wellness on the Seychelles, hiking on La Réunion, and an overwhelming natural experience in Madagascar. Island hopping in the Indian Ocean shall soon be easily arranged. The tourism ministries of the four islands have developed … March 11, 2011
Travel and tourism policymakers told to get smarter

Travel and tourism policymakers told to get smarter

While economic growth going forward faces many challenges, the travela nd tourism industry is still expected to be one of the world’s fastest-growing sectors, according to new Economic Impact Research for 2011 to 2021. Released today by the World Travel … March 3, 2011
Have camera bag will travel

Have camera bag will travel

LEADING CAMERA BAG SUPPLIER, M-ROCK, INTRODUCES NEW ACADIA 638 M-ROCK, a leading manufacturer of high-quality camera, camcorder, lens bags, sling-backpacks, and travel cases for professional photographers and enthusiasts, is adding the new Acadia 638 … October 18, 2010
World Travel Market Global Trends Report 2009 correctly predicts the future

World Travel Market Global Trends Report 2009 correctly predicts the future

The World Travel Market (WTM) Global Trends Report, in association with Euromonitor International, has a history of being on the money when it comes to the latest trends to impact the travel and tourism industry. The launch of the 2010 WTM Global Trends … October 11, 2010
Tripbase launches November travel horoscopes to help you follow your star to a dream vacation

Tripbase launches November travel horoscopes to help you follow your star to a dream vacation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Unless you’ve got a really good map, “follow your star” isn’t usually the kind of travel advice you’re looking for when trawling the web in search of the perfect escape – until now. Tripbase.com travel horoscopes are … October 7, 2010
Leading travel group to be sold

Leading travel group to be sold

To be sold this week to the highest bidder, are a series of powerful dot travel domain names described in travel editorials as "the best dot travel website domain names available in one group in the world." Offers are now being sought for a series of … October 4, 2010
Night of the Year for Europe's tourism industry

Night of the Year for Europe's tourism industry

Europe’s top destinations and leading travel companies will gather under one roof on Friday, October 1 at the Rixos Premium Belek, Antalya, Turkey. All will be hoping to walk away with the most sought-after achievement in the travel and tourism industry … September 27, 2010
Seychelles: vacation paradise unknown to Americans

Seychelles: vacation paradise unknown to Americans

I have been told that the only way to go to heaven while still actually alive is by visiting the beautiful island of the Seychelles. It is an island country consisting of 115 smaller - mostly uninhabited - islands. It is located off the east coast … September 26, 2010
WTTC launches call for entries for the 2011 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

WTTC launches call for entries for the 2011 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

GUANGZHOU, China - On this World Tourism Day 2011, September 27, 2010, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is inviting tourism businesses and destinations worldwide to apply for the 2011 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. Applicants may enter in one of … September 26, 2010
Top TMCs in Brazil and Argentina partner with UNIGLOBE Travel International

Top TMCs in Brazil and Argentina partner with UNIGLOBE Travel International

AGENCIES PREPARE FOR UNPRECEDENTED GROWTH IN SOUTH AMERICAN TRAVEL MARKETSouth American travel management companies Jet Stream Turismo ( www.jetstream.com.br/portal/ ) and Viajes Verger S.A. ( www.barceloviajes.com.ar/ ) have become global partners of … September 21, 2010
Interview reveals living travel dreams - Canada woman told 680News I'd like to go Scuba Diving in the Seychelles

Interview reveals living travel dreams - Canada woman told 680News I'd like to go Scuba Diving in the Seychelles

TORONTO, Ontario - Results of a new poll conducted by TD Visa show almost 75 percent of Canadians have a travel bucket list of dream vacation destinations, but financial circumstances are preventing many from living their dream. As for places that … September 20, 2010
Seychelles and Spain: giving a new impetus to our relations

Seychelles and Spain: giving a new impetus to our relations

“Today marks a great step forward in the relations between Spain and Seychelles. It is my first visit to Spain, and I am convinced that this visit will open a new chapter in our cooperation,“ said Seychelles President Michel following a meeting with … September 15, 2010
Councilor Edwards to generate support for Seychelles Carnival in UK

Councilor Edwards to generate support for Seychelles Carnival in UK

The Seychelles Tourism Board, through its chief executive officer Alain St.Ange, used a meeting with Frida Edwards, the Seychellois-born British Councilor for Havant who was holidaying in Seychelles recently, to discuss support for the Seychelles International … September 14, 2010
Seychelles scores high in Conde Nast Readers’ travel awards 2010

Seychelles scores high in Conde Nast Readers’ travel awards 2010

SEYCHELLES - In the accommodation section for overseas leisure hotels, Remote Jack's Camp in Botswana has been voted the favorite hotel in the Middle East, Africa & the Indian Ocean islands category. Conde Nast brought out that the readers gave it so … September 13, 2010
Hawaii Tourism Association to attend Moscow travel fair

Hawaii Tourism Association to attend Moscow travel fair

HONOLULU, HI - The Hawaii Tourism Association (HiTA), in collaboration with the Hawaii Pacific Export Council, is pleased to announce its upcoming participation at this year’s Luxury and Leisure Travel Show ( www.luxury-moscow.ru/en/) to be held in … September 12, 2010
HostelBookers supports the environment offering a vast range of eco-hostels

HostelBookers supports the environment offering a vast range of eco-hostels

These days travel’s impact upon the environment has become a subject of great debate; travelers are growing increasingly aware of the immediate need for conservation and changes in attitudes towards the Earth's limited resources. As a result, there … September 9, 2010
Tripatini leads list of top ten travel social networks

Tripatini leads list of top ten travel social networks

Travel social network Tripatini.com, which the New York Post called “Facebook for Travelers,” has just been cited by HotelMarketing.com and HouseTrip.com as the best travel social network of 2010.“There are numerous travel social networks, and many … September 8, 2010
Turkey's Riviera to host Europe's industry Night of the Year

Turkey's Riviera to host Europe's industry Night of the Year

The Rixos Premium Belek, Antalya, on the Turkish Riviera has been chosen to host Europe’s most important travel and tourism awards. The continent’s leading travel companies, operators, and destinations are battling it out to be crowned the best of … August 31, 2010
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities executes 8 tourism projects in Tabuk

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities executes 8 tourism projects in Tabuk

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) started the implementation of eight projects to develop tourist sites in Tabuk, in an effort to support other projects implemented by municipalities, investors, and businessmen in the province. Efforts … August 31, 2010
The future of tourism in South Africa beyond 2010

The future of tourism in South Africa beyond 2010

The year 2010 represents a golden opportunity for South Africa as a nation to win not just on the football field as host nation of the 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP, but on the global tourism stage. The reality, however, is that the end of the 2010 Games do not … August 26, 2010
Co-op MD Mike Greenacre leads stellar line up of speakers at UNWTO Ministers Summit at World Travel Market

Co-op MD Mike Greenacre leads stellar line up of speakers at UNWTO Ministers Summit at World Travel Market

Co-operative Travel Group managing director Mike Greenacre will lead a stellar line up of private sector speakers at the annual World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel … August 26, 2010
World Travel Market launches Technology and Online Travel Theatre at WTM

World Travel Market launches Technology and Online Travel Theatre at WTM

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is expanding its technology seminar program for 2010 with the introduction of a presentation theatre on the exhibition floor within the technology and online travel section. It’s … August 19, 2010
Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort certified Green Globe

Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort certified Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, CA - For the second year in a row, Green Globe has certified Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort, spa and nature park, recognizing their sustainable practices, conservation of the environment, support for local communities, and preservation of local … August 16, 2010
World Travel Market announces Technology and Online Travel seminar line up

World Travel Market announces Technology and Online Travel seminar line up

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, has expanded its Technology and Online Travel event program with a number of leading organizations taking part including British Airways, lastminute.com, TUI Travel, Google, Yahoo!, … August 12, 2010
WTTC welcomes Prime Minister's plan on new tourism strategy

WTTC welcomes Prime Minister's plan on new tourism strategy

LONDON, UK - The organization representing the world’s foremost private-sector travel and tourism businesses, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), welcomed British Prime Minister David Cameron's promise to establish a new tourism strategy by … August 12, 2010
Malaysia Airlines introduces Kota Kinabalu as eastern hub

Malaysia Airlines introduces Kota Kinabalu as eastern hub

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia - Malaysia Airlines today announced Kota Kinabalu in Sabah as its Eastern hub, leveraging on the strategic location of the city as an ideal gateway to promote travels to and from China, Taiwan, North Asia, Indonesia, and Australia. The … August 9, 2010
TripIt president to present at China Travel Distribution Summit

TripIt president to present at China Travel Distribution Summit

Gregg Brockway, president of Tripit, said he is very interested in learning about the Chinese travel industry on his upcoming trip to China to speak at the China Travel Distribution Summit in Beijing this September. Brockway’s trip to China comes … August 9, 2010
Green Globe certified Hôtel Concorde Berlin announces Green Berlin travel offer

Green Globe certified Hôtel Concorde Berlin announces Green Berlin travel offer

LOS ANGELES, CA - As the first Green Globe certified hotel in Germany, the Hôtel Concorde Berlin, offers a unique way of rewarding guests who support the environment. All guests who book Hôtel Concorde Berlin’s Green Berlin package and choose … August 5, 2010
Three cities highlighted in TourCrafters’ Italy package

Three cities highlighted in TourCrafters’ Italy package

LIBERTYVILLE, IL - TourCrafters, the specialists in travel to Italy, have put together a “Gelato, Bikes & Art Lovers” package to three top destinations: Rome, the Eternal City with its ancient monuments; Florence, filled with art treasures and elegant … August 2, 2010
Walking the walk at THETRADESHOW

Walking the walk at THETRADESHOW

Attending events, conference, and exhibitions can often be very hectic and frazzled with all there is to do and see in a compact period of time. THETRADESHOW is making the participation of the travel agent uncomplicated and streamlined at its event being … August 2, 2010
American Tourism Society opens registration for its annual fall conference in Kosovo

American Tourism Society opens registration for its annual fall conference in Kosovo

NEW YORK, NY - The American Tourism Society (ATS) announced today that online registration is now open at www.AmericanTourismSociety.org for its Fall 2010 Annual Conference, which will take place in Kosovo, October 25-29 2010. ETurboNews is a proud media … August 1, 2010
Roadtrips Inc. cooks up Michelin-themed culinary tours

Roadtrips Inc. cooks up Michelin-themed culinary tours

GREENVILLE, SC – Culinary enthusiasts now have the unique opportunity to take one-of-a-kind, Michelin-themed trips around the world. Michelin, creator of the world's most trusted hotel and restaurant guides, is now working with niche tour operator, … July 30, 2010
Gallup poll names Costa Rica happiest country in The Americas

Gallup poll names Costa Rica happiest country in The Americas

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – Costa Rica, the world’s foremost leader in sustainable tourism practices, has begun to reap the rewards for its commitment to social and environmental preservation alike. The country’s philosophy to being at peace with humanity … July 31, 2010
UNWTO expresses great concern over the change of status of the Spanish Tourism Secretariat

UNWTO expresses great concern over the change of status of the Spanish Tourism Secretariat

While the decision of the Spanish government to implement a series of austerity measures to address the public deficit is fully understandable, UNWTO expressed great concern that such measures have translated into the end of a separate Secretariat for … July 26, 2010
Educational opportunities abound at THETRADESHOW

Educational opportunities abound at THETRADESHOW

Do you want to meet more business partners across the globe? If you’re looking to make more international contacts, you can’t miss THETRADESHOW. There, you will gain the knowledge and expertise to make your travel business more profitable. As the … July 25, 2010
Travel and tourism criticizes short-sightedness and bad judgement of cuts to DCMS

Travel and tourism criticizes short-sightedness and bad judgement of cuts to DCMS

The organization representing the world’s foremost private-sector travel and tourism businesses has reacted with dismay to reports that up to half the staff at the Department for Culture, Media, and Sport could face redundancy under government austerity … July 22, 2010
Skål International New York launches Young Skål

Skål International New York launches Young Skål

NEW YORK, NY - The New York City chapter of Skål International, the largest organization of travel professionals in the world, launched Young Skål at a recent luncheon. Young Skål will give students and young professionals in the tourism industry, … July 20, 2010
World Travel Market introduces new Sports Pavilion

World Travel Market introduces new Sports Pavilion

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is unveiling a new Sports Pavilion at WTM 2010 with some of the most iconic venues in the world exhibiting. The spiritual home of four of the world’s major sports - Lords (cricket), … July 8, 2010
BTC 2010 closes on a positive note

BTC 2010 closes on a positive note

BTC 2010, the Italian trade show for the meetings, events, conferences, incentive travel, and business tourism industry, came to a successful close on July 2 at the Fiera di Rimini Exhibition Centre, amid the general satisfaction of those present. The … July 6, 2010
Awards and global expansion headline UNIGLOBE Travel International Conference in Barcelona

Awards and global expansion headline UNIGLOBE Travel International Conference in Barcelona

VANCOUVER – UNIGLOBE Travel International has recognized 2009 top performers and announced expansion to new markets at its Global Rendezvous in Barcelona, Spain. In his corporate address to delegates from more than forty countries, UNIGLOBE president … July 1, 2010
Seychelles tourism industry review

Seychelles tourism industry review

Seychelles has finally turned a new page in its tourism industry. The Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association (SHTA), the country's association regrouping all sectors of its tourism industry, congratulated President James Michel for having taken … July 1, 2010
China Travel Distribution Summit opens for registration

China Travel Distribution Summit opens for registration

GUANGZHOU, China - TravelDaily ( www.traveldaily.cn ), China’s leading online publisher and event organizer with emphasis on distribution, marketing, and technology in the travel and tourism industries, announced today it will partner with PhoCusWright … July 1, 2010
Meeting news: 24th ITE and MICE 2010 travel expo saw increase in visitors

Meeting news: 24th ITE and MICE 2010 travel expo saw increase in visitors

The 24th edition of ITE and the 5th edition of ITE MICE, or in short as ITE & MICE 2010 had 11,464 trade and corporate visitors (+2 percent), with respectively 17 percent and 9 percent from mainland China and abroad. This travel expo covers these fast-growing … June 28, 2010
Tourism news: new website to advance sustainability within travel and tourism launched by WTTC

Tourism news: new website to advance sustainability within travel and tourism launched by WTTC

The home of the only British canal boat in North America; a more than 1,900-property strong Green Hotel Directory; an Earth Guest program by one of the biggest hospitality chains in the world; and an initiative to reduce building on China’s famous Mount … June 25, 2010
WTTC invites cities to bid to host the Global Travel and Tourism Summit in 2012

WTTC invites cities to bid to host the Global Travel and Tourism Summit in 2012

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today opened the tendering process to find the host city of the 12th Global Travel & Tourism Summit. The organization has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for cities around the world to submit applications … June 24, 2010
WTTC response to announcement of UK emergency budget

WTTC response to announcement of UK emergency budget

Following the announcement of the UK government’s emergency budget, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) responded: “This is a difficult budget in a tough economic climate in which there are no easy options, and many nations are being forced … June 23, 2010
THETRAVELBLOGGERSSHOW comes to Orlando

THETRAVELBLOGGERSSHOW comes to Orlando

Have you ever thought about keeping a blog of your travel adventures? What would make your blog stand out among the thousands of other travel blogs? How do you even start a blog? If you are asking yourself these questions, then you must check out THETRAVELBLOGGERSSHOW. … June 23, 2010
Martinique launches new Summer Spectacular promo to pair with new AA Eagle flights creating exceptional summer travel options

Martinique launches new Summer Spectacular promo to pair with new AA Eagle flights creating exceptional summer travel options

NEW YORK, NY - The Martinique Promotion Bureau/CMT USA has launched a new island-wide Summer Spectacular promotion to coincide with new daily flights to the island via American Eagle, creating exceptional travel options for vacationers considering the … June 22, 2010
World Travel Awards supports just a drop

World Travel Awards supports just a drop

World Travel Awards (WTA), the world’s only global organization dedicated to raising standards of customer service and business excellence in travel and tourism, has adopted Just a Drop, the international water-aid charity. The awards have been described … June 22, 2010
Gulfcoasttravelupdate.com keeps travelers apprised of Gulf beach and travel conditions

Gulfcoasttravelupdate.com keeps travelers apprised of Gulf beach and travel conditions

MIAMI, Florida — Tripatini.com announced today the launch of the Gulf Coast Travel Update ( www.GulfCoastTravelUpdate.com ), an online group that provides convenient, centralized information on travel conditions in all the Gulf states affected by the … June 22, 2010
Agoda releases top travel picks for July

Agoda releases top travel picks for July

SINGAPORE – Agoda, Asia's global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline.com, celebrates a truly multicultural July with hotel promotions across the globe. July holds a number of exciting events in some of the world’s best destinations, … June 17, 2010
SCTA launches the Saudi Voyager travel and tourism magazine

SCTA launches the Saudi Voyager travel and tourism magazine

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) recently launched its first English language travel and tourism magazine the “Saudi Voyager.” The goal of this quarterly magazine, the newest publication of the SCTA, is to introduce tourism, … June 16, 2010
Seychelles tourism industry chairman reports on state of affairs

Seychelles tourism industry chairman reports on state of affairs

The following statement has been released by Louis D'Offay, chairman of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association, on the state of affairs of the tourism industry in his country: "A new board of directors for the Seychelles Tourism Industry's … June 2, 2010
Seychelles moves on Uganda to pursue concept that Africa must work in synergy to be a strong continent

Seychelles moves on Uganda to pursue concept that Africa must work in synergy to be a strong continent

TWIN-CENTER HOLIDAYSSeychelles’ main tourist markets are from Europe, but since last year, the destination has reviewed its strategy in order to also tackle emerging markets. Promotional works have been diversified to new markets and Africa – excluding … May 27, 2010
IMEX America - trade show's unique model to set new benchmark in US

IMEX America - trade show's unique model to set new benchmark in US

IMEX Group chairman, Ray Bloom, announced his delight at the way plans and partnerships were developing for the group's new show, IMEX America, during a press conference on day two of IMEX in Frankfurt today (Wednesday, May 26). He was joined by Bruce … May 26, 2010
WTM launches Meridian Club Think Tanks for senior buyers

WTM launches Meridian Club Think Tanks for senior buyers

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is launching a year-round executive Think Tank program for senior buyers in its Meridian Club. The program is designed to give Meridian Club buyers the opportunity for year-round … May 20, 2010
United Nations World Tourism Organization attend Africa Travel Association Congress in the Gambia

United Nations World Tourism Organization attend Africa Travel Association Congress in the Gambia

BANJUL, Gambia - The United Nations Tourism Organization attended the Africa Travel Association's 35th Annual Congress at the Sheraton Hotel Spa and Resort in the Gambia from May 17-20, 2010. More than 300 participants from Africa, Europe, and North America, … May 20, 2010
Costa Rica offers an opportunity for those traveling to Europe

Costa Rica offers an opportunity for those traveling to Europe

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – In response to the latest airline crisis caused by the volcano eruption in Iceland, Costa Rica’s travel industry is offering travelers a variety of enticing promotional travel packages that will allow them to spend their hard-earned … May 18, 2010
World Travel Awards European nominees unveiled

World Travel Awards European nominees unveiled

London, May 18, 2010 - Race To Be The BestThe World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala Ceremony is taking place in October - but the fight is just beginning to make it on to the coveted winners’ platform.Described as the ultimate achievement for any European … May 18, 2010
Cape Town scoops seven top TripAdvisor awards

Cape Town scoops seven top TripAdvisor awards

As Cape Town prepares to welcome the world to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, the Mother City is still emerging as a global travel favorite, with a string of fresh accolades to boost its top destination reputation. Hot on the heels of an accolade from … May 12, 2010
EarthTV and eTurboNews team up

EarthTV and eTurboNews team up

EarthTV, the world’s largest remote-controlled broadcast camera network, and eTurboNews, the oldest global travel industry publication with the largest global trade and journalist circulation on the Internet, have announced an exciting new partnership. … May 10, 2010
Seychelles-China relations accelerate with new momentum

Seychelles-China relations accelerate with new momentum

President James Michel has praised the continued growth and rejuvenation of Seychelles-China relations following bilateral talks with President Hu Jintao and members of the State Council in Shanghai. “We had a very good discussion. We have excellent … May 4, 2010
Showcasing the diversity of the Mother City at INDABA 2010

Showcasing the diversity of the Mother City at INDABA 2010

The INDABA exhibition, hosted annually in Durban, is one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African continent, with the number of exhibitors and media attendants increasing year on year. This year, the exhibition runs from May 8-11 and with … May 3, 2010
Routes Europe coming soon

Routes Europe coming soon

The fifth annual Routes Europe event is just around the corner and the number of delegate registrations is continuing to grow. Routes would like to take this opportunity to remind those still interested in attending that time is running out to register! This … April 30, 2010
Riyadh Travel Fair 2010 to offer workshops on etourism

Riyadh Travel Fair 2010 to offer workshops on etourism

The International Organization for the Etourism Industry (IOETI) is organizing and sponsoring a workshop at the 2nd Riyadh Travel Fair 2010 being presented from June 2-3, 2010 in the capital city of Saudi Arabia. Mr. Lee Hunter, the head of YouTube … April 29, 2010
Hawaii tourism representatives meet Chinese tour agent heads and officials

Hawaii tourism representatives meet Chinese tour agent heads and officials

During April 15-20, 2010, invited by News.cn and United PR Consulting Co., Ltd., Joann Erban, vice president of Roberts Hawaii; Glenn P. Vergara, manager of Waikiki Resort Hotel; Kayo Whitty, Asia sales president of Kuoloa Ranch; Mary Pa’ahana, international … April 29, 2010
HH Prince Bandar guest of honor at World Travel Awards ceremony

HH Prince Bandar guest of honor at World Travel Awards ceremony

As the Middle East continues to buck the trend in the world’s global downturn, the region prepares for travel and tourism’s most important evening of the year when HH Prince Bandar Bin Saud Bin Khalid is guest of honor. In addition to holding various … April 27, 2010
Travel site ontheglobe.com launches corporate outreach

Travel site ontheglobe.com launches corporate outreach

Specialty travel site ontheglobe.com has launched a corporate outreach campaign in an innovative new-model approach to funding international culture and tourism content. For over a decade, ontheglobe.com has conducted tourism promotion projects with … April 26, 2010
Countdown to IMEX 2010 sees rise in new exhibitors

Countdown to IMEX 2010 sees rise in new exhibitors

A strong run-up to the opening of IMEX 2010 on May 25th has seen a significant number of new exhibitors deciding to take space at the Frankfurt trade show plus an upturn in stand increases from existing exhibitors. 62 exhibitors have increased the … April 21, 2010
Safety is number one priority in volcanic crisis - Expect travel restrictions to be rescinded by degrees during the next week

Safety is number one priority in volcanic crisis - Expect travel restrictions to be rescinded by degrees during the next week

Alexandria, Va -The Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) issued a statement to its members today, calling for guarded optimism regarding the potential for resumption of air service throughout Europe. Reports that air travel restrictions … April 19, 2010
Eurostar update Monday 19 April

Eurostar update Monday 19 April

To help stranded passengers get to their destinations Eurostar is organising extra trains and running as many services as possible. Between Monday and Sunday this week, Eurostar will run at least 28 additional trains. Over the next seven days, nearly … April 19, 2010
WTTC seeks informed policies not empty promises to benefit travel and tourism

WTTC seeks informed policies not empty promises to benefit travel and tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council – the voice of the world’s 100 foremost travel and tourism leaders – has called for the next British government to commit to informed policies that create the environment in which travel and tourism thrives. The … April 16, 2010
Las Vegas to host the 11th Global Travel and Tourism Summit in 2011

Las Vegas to host the 11th Global Travel and Tourism Summit in 2011

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced that the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) will host next year’s Global Travel & Tourism Summit in Las Vegas. “The support from members for Las Vegas has been overwhelming,” … April 13, 2010
World Travel Awards kicks off Arabian Travel Market

World Travel Awards kicks off Arabian Travel Market

More than a thousand of the Middle East’s greatest travel companies are battling it out to be winners of the coveted World Travel Awards. The grandest night of the industry year takes place at The Address Dubai Marina, latest addition to The Address … April 6, 2010
SR50 million deals at Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2010

SR50 million deals at Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2010

More than SR 50 Million (US$13.3 million) in deals concluded at the Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market (STTIM) 2010 marked the event's success in its third session. The majority of the deals were conducted in leisure projects, organizing tours, … April 6, 2010
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities announces Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2010

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities announces Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2010

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) announced in a news conference the details of the Third Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2010 (STTIM 2010), which will be launched next Sunday, March 28, 2010 and run until the April 1, … March 26, 2010
World Travel Awards unveils 2010 Grand Tour destinations

World Travel Awards unveils 2010 Grand Tour destinations

The World Travel Awards has unveiled the host destinations for its 2010 Grand Tour. After a rigorous selection procedure, Dubai (UAE), Johannesburg (South Africa), Orlando (Florida, USA), Antalya (Turkey), New Delhi (India), and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) … March 25, 2010
WTTC expects a year of zero growth for USA travel and tourism but longer term could be much brighter

WTTC expects a year of zero growth for USA travel and tourism but longer term could be much brighter

The launch of the World Travel Tourism Council's (WTTC's) annual economic impact research on Thursday, March 11 at ITB Berlin confirmed a 5 percent decline in global travel and tourism economy GDP in 2009. "And 2010 will be a flat year," said the council's … March 15, 2010
SCTA inaugurates e-licensing for travel and tourism agencies

SCTA inaugurates e-licensing for travel and tourism agencies

Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), inaugurated the electronic licensing system travel and tourism agencies in the kingdom. The inauguration ceremony was recently held at the headquarters of … March 15, 2010
ITB Berlin attendance remains stable at last year’s level

ITB Berlin attendance remains stable at last year’s level

An interim assessment of the world's leading trade fair for the international travel industry reveals an extremely positive situation. David Ruetz, senior managerm ITB Berlin stated: “During the first two days, the number of trade visitors was at the … March 13, 2010
17th Moscow International Travel and Tourism exhibition opens on March 17

17th Moscow International Travel and Tourism exhibition opens on March 17

MITT, the 17th Moscow International Travel & Tourism exhibition, opens on March 17 in Expocentre, in the heart of Moscow. MITT is Russia’s number one exhibition for the travel industry and one of the top five travel exhibitions in the world. It comes … March 12, 2010
Luxury Link launches new family travel deal site

Luxury Link launches new family travel deal site

Luxury Link, the leader in online luxury hotel packages and deals, enters a bold new chapter. At a time when value is becoming increasingly important, Luxury Link announces the launch of its new site dedicated to family travel – FamilyGetaway.com . To … March 12, 2010
WTTC forecasts subdued growth for 2010

WTTC forecasts subdued growth for 2010

Travel and tourism is one of the world’s most important sectors and has been one of the leading growth sectors since the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) first started measuring travel and tourism’s economic impact 20 years ago. “But, as … March 11, 2010
ETurbo News Group signs on to Live the Deal to help promote low carbon travel and tourism

ETurbo News Group signs on to Live the Deal to help promote low carbon travel and tourism

Thomas Steinmetz, chairman of the eTurbo News Group, today announced his group’s support for the Live The Deal campaign to help travel companies, communities, and travelers reduce their carbon impacts in line with government targets agreed upon in the … March 10, 2010
Recovery momentum continues for Asia Pacific travel and tourism

Recovery momentum continues for Asia Pacific travel and tourism

Amid mounting optimism for a promising year ahead for the Asian travel industry, EyeforTravel’s 6th Travel Distribution Summit Asia in Singapore (April 28-29) will focus on the theme of economic recovery and how the industry can capitalize on the changed … March 9, 2010
Cape Town ready for 2010 FIFA World Cup™

Cape Town ready for 2010 FIFA World Cup™

FIFA this week announced that Cape Town Stadium is “perfect” and is confident that the city will be 100 percent ready to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ by June 11. Cape Times, FIFA secretary general, Jerome Valcke, said Cape Town was currently … March 4, 2010
Heritage tourism suppliers invited to exhibit at Travel Professionals of Color conference and tradeshow

Heritage tourism suppliers invited to exhibit at Travel Professionals of Color conference and tradeshow

Travel Professionals who sell heritage tourism products and have the ear of millions of African American and other Minority travelers, will convene in Nassau, Bahamas, on April 22-25, 2010 for their eighth annual conference and trade show. Statistics … March 2, 2010
TourCrafters offers a Taste of Spain package

TourCrafters offers a Taste of Spain package

Mention Spain and everyone says, “Oh, yes, Madrid and Barcelona,” but TourCrafters, the family-owned tour operator known for good deals, wants travelers to see more of Spain... and to taste it, too. TourCrafters new 7-day/6-night Taste of Spain … March 2, 2010
Travel Professionals of Color meet in the Bahamas

Travel Professionals of Color meet in the Bahamas

The Travel Professionals of Color (TPOC) National Association is moving forward with exciting plans for its 8th annual conference and trade show to be held in Nassau, Bahamas, April 22–25, 2010. The TPOC Association will be meeting at the Sheraton Nassau … March 1, 2010
3rd Annual ATA US-Africa Seminar at Washington Convention Center

3rd Annual ATA US-Africa Seminar at Washington Convention Center

Only 8 days until ATA’s 3rd Annual US-Africa Tourism Seminar on March 5 begins. The event will be held at The Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, Washington, DC, 20001 in Room 204 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Don’t forget to register … March 1, 2010
Tourism Cares announces 2010 Academic Scholarship offerings

Tourism Cares announces 2010 Academic Scholarship offerings

Tourism Cares is pleased to announce the opening of its 2010 Academic Scholarship offerings for travel, tourism, and hospitality students. The current endowment Tourism Cares administers, which includes both the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) … February 24, 2010
US commerce secretary appoints new members to Travel and Tourism Advisory Board

US commerce secretary appoints new members to Travel and Tourism Advisory Board

New members of the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board were appointed today by Gary Locke, US Commerce Secretary. Locke's objective in his appointments was to create a more diverse membership with representatives from the private sector. The … February 19, 2010
Bit Itinera: spiritual traveling evolves from tradition to modernity at Bit 2010

Bit Itinera: spiritual traveling evolves from tradition to modernity at Bit 2010

The Bit appointment with spiritual tourism is back with its formula expanded to include all three big monotheistic religions. More than 300 operators from all over the world are expected, involved in enhancement of Jewish, Christian, and Islamic religious … February 17, 2010
Bit 2010: when visiting a city is like reading an open book

Bit 2010: when visiting a city is like reading an open book

An increasing number of travelers choose to visit a city because they have read about it in a book, or vice versa, discovering the literature of a country after having a city they found fascinating. Bit has always promoted the cultural content of tourism … February 17, 2010
Travel Professionals of Color meet in the Bahamas

Travel Professionals of Color meet in the Bahamas

The Travel Professionals of Color (TPOC) National Association is moving forward with exciting plans for its 8th annual Conference and trade show to be held in Nassau, Bahamas, April 22 – 25, 2010. The TPOC Association will be meeting at the Sheraton … February 10, 2010
Mainstreaming the tourism industry in the global economic agenda

Mainstreaming the tourism industry in the global economic agenda

The Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of South Africa, with the support of UNWTO, will host a Tourism Ministers' Meeting (T20) under the theme "Travel and tourism: stimuli for the global economy" from February 22-24, 2010 in Johannesburg. Tourism … February 9, 2010
Just Help Haiti receives more support from travel and tourism industry

Just Help Haiti receives more support from travel and tourism industry

With the message that we must continue to support Haiti well after the emergency relief program is over by planning now to rebuild the country’s water and sanitation infrastructure, international water-aid charity, Just a Drop, launched its JUST HELP … February 4, 2010
WTTC announces shortlist of finalists for 2010 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

WTTC announces shortlist of finalists for 2010 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today announced the 12 finalists for the 2010 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. Under WTTC’s stewardship since 2003, the prestigious awards recognize best practice in sustainable tourism in four different categories … February 3, 2010
IIPT and eTurboNews call for world travel and tourism industry support of Olympic Truce

IIPT and eTurboNews call for world travel and tourism industry support of Olympic Truce

The International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT), together with eTurboNews, is calling for all sectors of the world travel and tourism industry to join with both the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the United Nations in a call for … January 31, 2010
Travel industry clean water charity Just a Drop launches Just Help Haiti

Travel industry clean water charity Just a Drop launches Just Help Haiti

Clean water charity, Just a Drop, is appealing to the travel and tourism industry to raise funds to supply clean safe water to Haiti following the recent disaster. As emergency relief agencies attempt to get the essential supplies through that are needed … January 19, 2010
ITB Business Travel Days offers top events on the future of the business travel market

ITB Business Travel Days offers top events on the future of the business travel market

In times dominated by the global economic and financial crisis, business travel represents a challenge to the entire tourism industry. According to the ITB World Travel Trends Report, commissioned by ITB and compiled by the consultancy IPK International, … January 11, 2010
Television for the travel industry

Television for the travel industry

Resort and Residence explores the world’s best vacation destinations, resorts, entertainment and leisure activities, as well as the best of home décor, design, and captivating homes, as well as cooking and gardening. Along with the compelling programming … January 11, 2010
TourCrafters' new Spain brochure full of good deals

TourCrafters' new Spain brochure full of good deals

TourCrafters, the Italy specialists, made a lengthy trip to Spain last year during which they discovered new itineraries, products, and hotels. Their enthusiasm has resulted in a new special 15-page Spain brochure. The Best of Spain 2010 offers not only … January 8, 2010
Corinthia Hotels feature in leading travel guides

Corinthia Hotels feature in leading travel guides

CHI Hotels & Resorts, exclusive operator of the luxury Corinthia Hotels brand worldwide, announced that three of its top hotels, namely, Corinthia Hotel St. Georges Bay in Malta, Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg in Russia, and Corinthia Hotel Budapest in … January 5, 2010
Bahrain offers up travel and tourism events for 2010

Bahrain offers up travel and tourism events for 2010

The Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre (BIECC) has a full program of events scheduled for 2010. Of interest to the travel and tourism sector are: FOOD & HOSPITALITY EXPO 2010 www.foodexpbh.com The Middle East’s second annual … January 4, 2010
The United Nations system is committed to delivering as one on climate change

The United Nations system is committed to delivering as one on climate change

UNWTO (United Nations World Travel Organization) has joined all the other United Nations agencies assembled in Copenhagen to send a clear message that the UN is both “working and delivering as one” on climate change. The commitment, which is being … December 17, 2009
Travel and tourism industry sets the standard on climate change

Travel and tourism industry sets the standard on climate change

Travel and tourism is one of the largest industries in the world providing a strong impetus to global economic development. In 2009, the travel and tourism economy is expected to account for 9.3 percent of global GDP and to generate over 210 million jobs, … December 16, 2009
Trend-setting themes and leading experts at largest global tourism convention

Trend-setting themes and leading experts at largest global tourism convention

Featuring an outstanding program of events and high-ranking speakers, the ITB Berlin Convention 2010 will highlight the effects of the financial and economic crisis on tourism, the structural changes in society, and shifts in travel patterns. From March … December 14, 2009

Travel events for the Indian outbound travel market

The discerning markets of Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, and Cochin will be covered in a forthcoming edition of a major travel mart. With this year's edition, 11 years of creating business opportunities for the hospitality, travel, and tourism … December 14, 2009

Travel events for the Indian outbound travel market

The discerning markets of Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, and Cochin will be covered in a forthcoming edition of a major travel mart. With this year's edition, 11 years of creating business opportunities for the hospitality, travel, and tourism … December 14, 2009
The travel and tourism industry sets the standard on climate change

The travel and tourism industry sets the standard on climate change

Travel and tourism is one of the largest industries in the world, providing a strong impetus to global economic development. In 2009, the travel and tourism economy is expected to account for 9.3 percent of the global GDP and to generate over 210 million … December 11, 2009
UNWTO and CNN International join forces

UNWTO and CNN International join forces

UNWTO and CNN International are moving ahead with their strategic partnership signed last month between the organization and CNN Tourism, Advertising Solutions, and Knowledge (TASK). The partnership sees UNWTO and TASK collaborate on industry events to … December 10, 2009
Airline ticket prices expected to increase worldwide

Airline ticket prices expected to increase worldwide

According to the ITB World Travel Trends Report, commissioned by the world’s leading travel trade show and compiled by the consultancy IPK International, a short- to mid-term rise in the price of airline tickets is to be expected worldwide. Travelers … December 3, 2009
Time to book your stand at UITT

Time to book your stand at UITT

UITT offers a valuable opportunity to meet tour operators and travel agencies throughout the Ukraine during two "trade only" days, as well as the traveling public. As such, it is ideal for increasing awareness and demonstrating your services in the best … December 1, 2009
Roadtrips announces new short-stay Winter Games travel packages available in Vancouver and Whistler

Roadtrips announces new short-stay Winter Games travel packages available in Vancouver and Whistler

Renowned sports travel specialists, Roadtrips, is now offering one- and two-night Winter Games Getaways packages for select dates from February 18-28 – in Vancouver and Whistler – designed for those who are looking for shorter-stay trips. "These … November 25, 2009
Top holiday destinations for 2010 influenced by sporting events and green issues

Top holiday destinations for 2010 influenced by sporting events and green issues

Sporting events and eco-tourism will have a great effect on our choice of holiday destinations in 2010 according to a new travel trends report. International competitions like the World Cup and Winter Olympics will increase visitor numbers to South Africa … November 17, 2009
WTTC maintains the longer-term outlook for travel and tourism is still bright

WTTC maintains the longer-term outlook for travel and tourism is still bright

2009 has seen the worst recession since the 1930s, with global GDP contracting by an estimated 1.3 percent. While there are tentative signs that the economic cycle is now turning, driven by unprecedented policy stimuli, reviving credit markets, and recovering … November 10, 2009
WTTC confirms increasing importance of travel and tourism to Trinidad & Tobago

WTTC confirms increasing importance of travel and tourism to Trinidad & Tobago

Travel and tourism is increasingly important to the Caribbean state of Trinidad and Tobago, generating an estimated 10.6 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2009 – TTD14,116.9 million (US$2,262.3 million) - and 14.7 percent of … November 10, 2009
Santa Catarina: one of Brazil's and the world's best-kept tourism secrets

Santa Catarina: one of Brazil's and the world's best-kept tourism secrets

After hosting one of the most successful Global Travel & Tourism Summits ever, breaking records in both participation (1,448 delegates) and media coverage (close to 1,700 articles, broadcasts, etc.), the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina can look forward … November 9, 2009
Confidence in tourism sector gradually picking up

Confidence in tourism sector gradually picking up

The decline in international tourism may have started to bottom out, according to the latest edition of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Worldwide, international tourist arrivals declined by 7 percent between January and August 2009, but the rate of … November 6, 2009
World Travel Awards announces line up for London ceremonies

World Travel Awards announces line up for London ceremonies

The awards are described by the Wall Street Journal as the "Oscars" of the global travel and tourism industry. They are recognized as helping to raise levels of supreme customer service, innovation, and creativity, as well as encouraging high standards … November 4, 2009
Australia joins UNIGLOBE Global Partner Program

Australia joins UNIGLOBE Global Partner Program

Australia’s Platinum Travel Corporation has joined the UNIGLOBE Travel International Global Partner Program – a worldwide network of top-performing corporate travel agencies. Platinum Travel Corporation is the newest member of this network spanning … November 2, 2009
TourCrafters offers good-deal Italian Thanksgiving package

TourCrafters offers good-deal Italian Thanksgiving package

If tacchino farcito sounds sexier than turkey with stuffing, and Italy seems more fun than home-with-the-relatives over Thanksgiving, take heart. TourCrafters has put together a very good-deal: a 5-day/4-night Thanksgiving package to Rome, Florence, … October 29, 2009
TourCrafters offers US$915 air and land package to Bilbao

TourCrafters offers US$915 air and land package to Bilbao

It's not often you see a good-deal package to Bilbao, that Spanish city Frank Gehry made instantly famous with his Guggenheim Museum design, but TourCrafters is offering a 5-day/4-night air and land package starting at US$915. The package, which is … October 19, 2009
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts partners with Luxury Link

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts partners with Luxury Link

Luxury Link (www.luxurylink.com), the world's premier online luxury travel resource, announces its partnership with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. The prestigious collection of hotels joins Luxury Link’s portfolio of world-class hotels, resorts, … October 6, 2009
World Travel Awards announces Europe partners

World Travel Awards announces Europe partners

The latest organizations to join forces with World Travel Awards and their hotel partner, Marriott Praia D’El Rey, in bringing the European leg of the world tour to Portugal include: TAP Portugal, Turismo Do Oeste, and Bom Sucesso. The World Travel … October 6, 2009
The first-ever study into Middle East gay travel unveiled at WTM

The first-ever study into Middle East gay travel unveiled at WTM

The first-ever study into gay travel to the Middle East will be unveiled at World Travel Market 2009. Out Now Consulting will reveal the findings of its study into GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender) tourism to Tel Aviv during its session … October 5, 2009
China Travel Distribution Summit opens for registration

China Travel Distribution Summit opens for registration

TravelDaily (www.traveldaily.cn), China’s leading online publisher and event organizer with emphasis on trends in the distribution, marketing, and technology of the travel and tourism industries, announced today it will partner with PhoCusWright to … October 4, 2009
Saudi Arabia participates in the 18th meeting of UNWTO in Kazakhstan

Saudi Arabia participates in the 18th meeting of UNWTO in Kazakhstan

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will participate in the 18th session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Kazakastan. The meeting will be held today on Sunday, October 4, 2009 in the Independence Palace in Astana, the capital … October 4, 2009
Travel and tourism: unity through diversity in the age of globalization

Travel and tourism: unity through diversity in the age of globalization

Tourism’s role in preserving diversity and fostering international understanding were at the center of this year’s World Tourism Day Think Tank debates around the 2009 theme “Tourism – Celebrating Diversity.” The Think Tank was the climax of … September 28, 2009
Travel and tourism’s support for UN’s climate change thrust

Travel and tourism’s support for UN’s climate change thrust

Participating at the UN Leadership Forum on Climate Change at the UN General Assembly this week, Secretary-General ad interim Taleb Rifai reinforced the potential of sustainable travel and tourism, particularly for the world’s poorest countries. The … September 24, 2009
Radosa Private Club and the origin of the art of travel

Radosa Private Club and the origin of the art of travel

The most fabulous brands of the world often have a piece of their history related to eastern European countries. While composers such as Chopin, dancers such as Baryshnikov, or institutions such as the Theatre Kirov in Saint-Petersburg revealed the wonderful … September 22, 2009
Weathering the storm of global recession: the challenge for destination management

Weathering the storm of global recession: the challenge for destination management

Analyzing the main challenges for tourism destinations in the face of the global economic downturn was the main objective of the 5th International Conference on Destination Management (Hangzhou, China, September 21-22). The conference, "Weathering the … September 22, 2009
Russian outbound tourism strong as ever: MITT announces new partner destination

Russian outbound tourism strong as ever: MITT announces new partner destination

Despite the economic downturn, Russian tourists continue to travel and remain desirable guests because of their spending power. This year's MITT had an 8 percent growth in international sales, its exotic destinations pavilion increased by 900 square meters, … September 17, 2009
Relive the history and experience the passion with Gettysburg.travel

Relive the history and experience the passion with Gettysburg.travel

With endless possibilities, visitors to Gettysburg have the chance to choose from Civil War History, theater, winery tours, and fun for all ages. Although great as a way to learn about America’s history in the summer months, the winter is ideal for … September 17, 2009
Best Western and ASTA partner to recruit young professionals

Best Western and ASTA partner to recruit young professionals

ASTA and Best Western have partnered to bolster social media efforts to recruit more young professionals into the travel industry. ASTA will launch its Interactive Agency Web Apps Forum (Apps Forum) later this year with sponsorship support from Best Western. … September 15, 2009
Tourism and travel in a low-carbon economy

Tourism and travel in a low-carbon economy

The World Economic Forum on behalf of its travel and tourism community presented its report "Towards a Low Carbon Travel and Tourism Sector" to Yvo de Boer, director general of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), as a contribution … September 14, 2009
Mobile travel services - debut at ITB Berlin

Mobile travel services - debut at ITB Berlin

Mobile communication devices are becoming an increasingly dominant aspect of the global travel industry. Business travelers, as well as holidaymakers, carry smartphones, mobile phones, and netbooks in their hand luggage to ensure they can be reached anywhere … September 10, 2009
Radosa Private Club

Radosa Private Club

Private Radosa Club is the most elegant link between global brand names of luxury and the new élite of travelers from the east and the Middle East.WHO ARE WE?Founded in 2008, the Private Radosa Club specializes in the personalized creation of luxury … September 9, 2009
TourCrafters offers Italy packages starting at US$696

TourCrafters offers Italy packages starting at US$696

It may seem odd — when the crowds have gone home, Rome's daily high is 63º Fahrenheit, and the weather is perfect for sightseeing — that airlines, hotels, and Tourcrafters lower their prices in November. But that's the way it is. Though dates … September 8, 2009
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2009 "World" nominees announced

The World Travel Awards (WTA) World nominee categories for 2009 have now gone live and registered travel professionals can now cast their votes for their preferred organizations. Go to www.worldtravelawards.com/vote have your say! This year is expected … September 2, 2009
HVCB launches major Los Angeles campaign to boost fall & winter travel

HVCB launches major Los Angeles campaign to boost fall & winter travel

HONOLULU, HI – Hawaii’s largest source market for visitors – Los Angeles – is going to hear a lot about Hawaii’s multitude of charms in an intensive campaign blitz throughout September led by the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) … August 27, 2009
World Travel Market predicts the next 30 years of technology innovations

World Travel Market predicts the next 30 years of technology innovations

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, will predict future technological developments in the travel and tourism sector as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations. Since WTM launched in 1980, the travel industry has … August 27, 2009
Award-winning, humanitarian-based adventure travel company champions new region and develops new humanitarian program

Award-winning, humanitarian-based adventure travel company champions new region and develops new humanitarian program

Relief Riders International (RRI) the award-winning, adventure-travel company that leads humanitarian expeditions on horseback through The Thar Desert of India is pleased to announce it is resuming its signature Relief Rides. RRI will expand into mystical … August 25, 2009
How sustainable is your business?

How sustainable is your business?

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is now inviting tourism companies and organizations from around the world that can demonstrate best practice in sustainable tourism development to submit their applications for the 2010 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. … August 24, 2009
Travel communities – a highly-effective way of evaluating holidays

Travel communities – a highly-effective way of evaluating holidays

When making their travel plans, 30.8 million Germans now rely on the Internet as a source of information. Of this figure, around 7 million use travel communities as a basis for making a final decision about their journey. A further 5 million intend to … August 18, 2009
World major ITB comes to India with a co-branded show with SATTE

World major ITB comes to India with a co-branded show with SATTE

World major ITB Berlin, a product of Messe Berlin, has announced a co-branded show with SATTE for 2010. ITB’s decision to endorse SATTE is a reflection of its commitment to the India market, indeed to the entire South Asian region. It is a recognition … August 14, 2009
Who has answers to the gay marketing puzzle? How about gay and lesbian customers?

Who has answers to the gay marketing puzzle? How about gay and lesbian customers?

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is to ask gay and lesbian holidaymakers how they want the travel industry to market to them. The gay and lesbian customer panel forms part of the Gay Marketing Masterclass seminar, … August 13, 2009
Travel costs are the determining factor

Travel costs are the determining factor

The price is the decisive factor: increasingly the choice of destination is determined by the travel budget. According to the ADAC Travel Monitor, which is presented each year at ITB Berlin, in the future half of all those polled want to spend less on … August 12, 2009
Summer’s a scorcher, but you don’t have to get burned

Summer’s a scorcher, but you don’t have to get burned

Oaseas Resorts saves your skin (and your wallet) with SPF 99 – Sale Protection Factor*** Special offer extended through August and September! ***Book any Oaseas Resorts property now for US$99 and protect yourself and your wallet from higher rates. Come … August 10, 2009
Hong Kong public to continue travel spending in near future

Hong Kong public to continue travel spending in near future

The two public days of ITE & ITE MICE this year, despite the financial crisis and swine flu, drew over 60,000 visitors, up 12 percent. In addition, leading outbound travel agents present at the expo reported good businesses. An onsite survey found around … August 10, 2009
New research confirms Mexico's tourism will remain strong over long term

New research confirms Mexico's tourism will remain strong over long term

As the first country in the world to experience an outbreak of the now widespread A(H1N1) influenza virus, Mexico has been really hard hit in terms of tourism demand over the past three months. Preliminary estimates from the Mexican government put the … August 10, 2009
ASTA installs executive committee

ASTA installs executive committee

Yesterday, at its first virtual board of directors meeting, ASTA’s (American Society of Travel Agents) board reviewed the society’s current position with respect to targeted and year-to-date goals and was provided updates in critical areas of interest … August 7, 2009
Skal proactive on Influenza A

Skal proactive on Influenza A

As Influenza A continues to be a challenge for mankind, Skål International has joined forces with Johnson Diversey to develop a website dedicated for Skål members and the tourism Industry with the latest information on the developments. The site, … August 6, 2009
Hawaii Tourism Authority hopes to stimulate short-term travel from North America

Hawaii Tourism Authority hopes to stimulate short-term travel from North America

HONOLULU, HI — The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA)’s marketing committee announced today that it has approved US$4.1 million from the marketing opportunity fund that will go to the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau for initiatives that will help … August 6, 2009
Absolutely inspiring! The new campaign promoting ITB Berlin

Absolutely inspiring! The new campaign promoting ITB Berlin

The campaign for ITB Berlin has been given a makeover in a development that chooses an unconventional approach to trade fair promotion. Using the slogan “Absolutely inspiring,” it presents images with an exciting visual impact that is both aesthetically … August 4, 2009
The Seychelles heightens its online presence with www.Seychelles.travel

The Seychelles heightens its online presence with www.Seychelles.travel

The Seychelles Islands, an otherworldly archipelago of 115 islands in the western Indian Ocean, is an island-hopper’s paradise. Famous for having some of the best, pristine beaches in the world, Seychelles invites one to walk along powder-soft sands … August 3, 2009
5th UNWTO International Conference on Destination Management

5th UNWTO International Conference on Destination Management

This conference brings together representatives from the National Tourism Administrations, regional and local tourism destinations, the industry, and the academia from different parts of the world. The conference will address the challenge for destination … July 30, 2009
WTM World Responsible Tourism Day receives record response

WTM World Responsible Tourism Day receives record response

A total of 150 travel operators and organizations have so far applied to participate in WTM World Responsible Tourism Day. That’s as many as were approved throughout the whole of last year. Currently, applications are being processed to ensure they … July 30, 2009
Travel And Tourism Professionals

Travel And Tourism Professionals

SKÅL International Asian area president Mr. Gerry Perez announced the launch of their new website www.skal-asia.org. The new website is designed to be especially helpful to members and non-members alike and includes details of how and where to join … July 24, 2009
Gliding of the highest peak in Saudi Arabia

Gliding of the highest peak in Saudi Arabia

Twenty-two kilometers was the distance between Abha city in Aseer (south of Saudi Arabia) and Al Soda, the highest point in Asir, west of Abha City, 3,000 meters above sea level, and 30 minutes from Abha airport. While preparing this report, the temperature … July 21, 2009
Whl.travel network expanding to 100 countries worldwide

Whl.travel network expanding to 100 countries worldwide

.Travel congratulates whl.travel on its continuing success and its recent announcement that it’s expanding into more than 100 countries worldwide. Catering to independent and experiential travelers headed off the beaten path, whl.travel is a network … July 16, 2009
World Travel Market offers visitors free travel to WTM 2009

World Travel Market offers visitors free travel to WTM 2009

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, is offering free travel to visitors attending this year’s event. WTM is giving away 5,000 off-peak London Travelcards for the Thursday of the event (November 12). The free … July 16, 2009
Best agers: force behind the future expansion of the tourism industry

Best agers: force behind the future expansion of the tourism industry

The German advertising industry has identified its major target group as consumers between the ages of 14 and 49 who wield significant purchasing power. However, in a few years time, the powerful travel industry will no longer conform to this pattern. … July 13, 2009
Next ITE & ITE MICE will take place June 10-13, 2010 in Hong Kong

Next ITE & ITE MICE will take place June 10-13, 2010 in Hong Kong

Held annually in Hong Kong, ITE & ITE MICE is among the few leisure and MICE shows in Asia covering a substantial market like Hong Kong and also the fast-growing markets of China and Asia, which brings direct contact not only with the travel trade but … June 30, 2009
Registration for WTM 2009 is now live

Registration for WTM 2009 is now live

World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industry, has opened pre-registration for WTM 2009. WTM 2009 is poised to be the biggest and best World Travel Market yet as the event looks to build on last year’s success as it celebrates … June 25, 2009
Tour Asia Group launched in Bangkok

Tour Asia Group launched in Bangkok

For the First time in the travel history in Asia, and probably in the world as well, as many as 11 countries have come forward together to form – TOUR ASIA GROUP (TAG). The objective of TAG is to promote each other's business in their own home countries … June 21, 2009
India industry shake up theme for India’s 2009 Distribution Summit

India industry shake up theme for India’s 2009 Distribution Summit

What a shake up India’s travel sector has undergone since this time last year. For the broader industry, it is still a market that promises so much, however, some recent developments suggest that this golden chalice of a market has been slapped with … June 19, 2009
Travel writers select the world's top 10 train rides

Travel writers select the world's top 10 train rides

The Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), the world’s largest organization of professional travel journalists and photographers, recently polled its members to come up with the “Top 10” most exciting and scenic train rides in the world. SATW … June 18, 2009
Swine flu update

Swine flu update

The World Health Organization (WHO) today affirmed that there is a swine flu pandemic, which simply means the virus has now spread to more than one region of the world. It’s important to note that it does not mean the virus has become more threatening. … June 12, 2009
Asian tourism boards choose Charming Asia Tours for partnerships

Asian tourism boards choose Charming Asia Tours for partnerships

Charming Asia Tours, the leading wholesale travel provider specializing in Asia, has partnered with multiple Asian tourism boards to highlight the region’s unique opportunities for business and vacation travel. Current partners include the tourism boards … June 11, 2009
World’s largest gathering of travel journalists and photographers to take place in Guadalajara, Mexico

World’s largest gathering of travel journalists and photographers to take place in Guadalajara, Mexico

The largest gathering of professional travel writers and photographers in 2009 will take place in Guadalajara, Mexico on October 8-13 when the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) holds their annual convention here. An estimated 400 travel journalists, … June 11, 2009
Six tips for finding Hawaii summer vacation deals

Six tips for finding Hawaii summer vacation deals

HONOLULU, HI – Travelers planning a summer vacation will find that Hawaii www.gohawaii.com is one of the nation’s most affordable destinations this year, thanks to special savings and value-added bargains being offered by major airlines, hotels and … June 10, 2009
THETRADESHOW announces new educational seminars

THETRADESHOW announces new educational seminars

THE TRADESHOW (Travel Retailing and Destination Expo) will take place this year in Las Vegas, September 13-15, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. THE TRADESHOW has again lined up outstanding educational seminars for attendees. In just three education … May 29, 2009
Russia’s annual catalogue of luxury travel provides luxury travel suppliers with a crisis-beating offer

Russia’s annual catalogue of luxury travel provides luxury travel suppliers with a crisis-beating offer

International Leisure World, “Russia’s annual catalogue of luxury travel,” is interested in receiving short news articles from luxury hotels and resorts around the world. “We are Russia’s only catalogue of luxury travel, and during these … May 27, 2009
A clear message is neeed from the industry to ensure informed travel

A clear message is neeed from the industry to ensure informed travel

London, UK, and Florianópolis, Brazil - 20 May 2009 - At a special session of the Global Travel & Tourism Summit, held in Florianópolis, Brazil, from 14-16 May, panellists agreed that, while the epidemic of the influenza virus A (H1N1) - commonly known … May 20, 2009
Santa Catarina's full travel and tourism potential is still waiting to be tapped

Santa Catarina's full travel and tourism potential is still waiting to be tapped

The importance of travel and tourism to Santa Catarina's economy is indisputable, yet much of the potential of this southern state of Brazil remains largely untapped. This was one of the main conclusions of an economic impact study conducted by the World … May 15, 2009
Panel on pandemics shapes up

Panel on pandemics shapes up

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has confirmed its line-up of panelists for the opening session of its 9th Global Travel & Tourism Summit on "Preparing for the Inevitable - Pandemics" on May 14 at 14:00. The panel will feature medical experts, … May 12, 2009
Africa’s travel

Africa’s travel "Oscars" announced

The World Travel Awards Africa ceremony took place at a star-studded event on May 11 held at the Durban ICC. More than 200 organizations were nominated in 75 categories for the Africa region, including airlines, airports, hotels, car hire, destinations, … May 12, 2009
WTTC to release new projections of the cost of swine flu to travel and tourism

WTTC to release new projections of the cost of swine flu to travel and tourism

Concerns about the recent outbreak of swine flu and the worldwide coverage it is receiving have caused the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the forum for leaders of the travel and tourism industry, to revise its agenda for the 9th Global Travel … May 8, 2009
ITE proud to present Japan as Partnerland Asia this year

ITE proud to present Japan as Partnerland Asia this year

TKS, organizer of the 23rd International Travel Expo Hong Kong (ITE) and the concurrent 4th MICE, Business & Incentive Travel Expo (ITE MICE), is honored to welcome Japan to be Partnerland Asia of our travel expo this year, which has been officially designated … May 4, 2009
PATA calls for urgent review of UK travel tax

PATA calls for urgent review of UK travel tax

The British government must review as a matter of urgency its decision to increase air passenger duty. That's the view of the Pacific Asia Travel Association. "It's no more than a swinging, punitive tax on business and on families. Destinations across … April 30, 2009
Swine flu: a serious concern, but no cause for panic

Swine flu: a serious concern, but no cause for panic

Outbreaks of communicable diseases, particularly those with the potential of becoming global pandemics, have important implications for all sectors of the travel and tourism industry. It is hardly surprising that the recent outbreak of swine flu has raised … April 29, 2009
The CHA-International Team at the Arabian Travel Market 2009

The CHA-International Team at the Arabian Travel Market 2009

The Arabian Travel Market (ATM) is the industry's leading travel and tourism exhibition dedicated to unlocking the business potential within the Middle East region. Uniting key market players from six continents, Arabian Travel Market is four days of … April 24, 2009

Final Quadrant Solutions announces direct XML connectivity with Europ car

Final Quadrant Solutions has established a direct connectivity with Europ car, the European leader in passenger car and light utility vehicle rentals. The association with Europ Car gives Final Quadrant’s customers access to the full range of car-rental … April 23, 2009

Final Quadrant Solutions announces new direct connectivity with “HotelBeds”

Final Quadrant Solutions, a leading travel technology provider, announced their direct connectivity with HotelBeds, a leading receptive and business-to-business provider of incoming travel services to travel trade professionals worldwide. Under the … April 23, 2009
Job.travel, a new online travel and hospitality employment site, launches in 100 major cities nationwide

Job.travel, a new online travel and hospitality employment site, launches in 100 major cities nationwide

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Job.travel, a premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, launches in 100 major cities nationwide. Employers and job seekers in cities such as Washington DC, St. Louis, Seattle, and Tucson are now able to take … April 20, 2009
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Winston-Salem

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Winston-Salem

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Winston-Salem either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel … April 15, 2009
The Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2009 launched

The Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2009 launched

Under the slogan, "Tourism for All – Partnership for sustainable development," The Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2009 (STTIM) was launched on Sunday, April 12, 2009 at Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Hall at Al Faisaliah hotel, Riyadh. The … April 14, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Wichita

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Wichita

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Wichita. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … April 14, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Washington job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Washington job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Washington. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … April 13, 2009
Job.travel Launches New Site for Travel and Hospitality Employers in Virginia Beach

Job.travel Launches New Site for Travel and Hospitality Employers in Virginia Beach

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Virginia Beach. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel … April 10, 2009
TIAC takes a stand for Canadian Travel!

TIAC takes a stand for Canadian Travel!

Every industry needs a voice, and for the Canadian Travel and Tourism business that voice is TIAC.travel. TIAC (Tourism Industry Association of Canada) advocates for the travel industry on important issues such as customs and border regulations, air policy, … April 9, 2009
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Tulsa

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Tulsa

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Tulsa either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel offers … April 9, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Tucson

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Tucson

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Tucson. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … April 8, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Toledo job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Toledo job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Toledo. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers employers … April 7, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Tempe

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Tempe

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Tempe. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers employers … April 7, 2009
TPOC offers suppliers stimulus rate at conference

TPOC offers suppliers stimulus rate at conference

Don’t be left out! Take advantage of this great opportunity and enjoy a reduced table top rate at the TPOC Trade Show. The TPOC 7th annual conference and trade show will be held at the Adams Mark Buffalo Hotel on May 14 – 17, 2009. Travel and Tourism … April 6, 2009
Charming Asia Tours goes to India

Charming Asia Tours goes to India

EL MONTE, CA - Charming Asia Tours, the leading wholesale travel provider specializing in Asia, has expanded their travel services to include India. Charming Asia Tours is now offering four tour packages highlighting the best that India has to offer. … April 3, 2009
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Tampa

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Tampa

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Tampa either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel offers … April 3, 2009
Some cause for industry hope in new PATA Tourism Forecasts

Some cause for industry hope in new PATA Tourism Forecasts

There's some cause for cautious optimism in the tourism and travel industry across the Asia Pacific region, according to PATA's strategic intelligence director John Koldowski.The PATA Tourism Forecasts 2009-2011, to be published this month, suggest growth … April 2, 2009
World Travel Awards launches Prix D'Or

World Travel Awards launches Prix D'Or

World Travel Awards, the most prestigious, comprehensive, and sought-after awards program in the global travel and tourism industry, has announced the launch of the World Travel Awards Prix D’Or. The World Travel Awards Prix D’Or will be presented … April 2, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Tallahassee

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Tallahassee

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Tallahassee. It saves employers thousands of dollars over … April 2, 2009

Gearing up for summer is a breeze at Kempinski Hotel Ajman

AJMAN, UAE - Summer is just around the corner, if soaring temperatures are any indication. But the hottest season of the year, can also be the most fun and exciting, spent at the luxurious Kempinski Hotel Ajman. “Summer is traditionally one of our … April 2, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Tacoma job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Tacoma job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Tacoma. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers employers … April 1, 2009
Across the Wire, a new travel and hospitality marketing and PR firm, launches in Fort Lauderdale

Across the Wire, a new travel and hospitality marketing and PR firm, launches in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Across the WIRE, a new media company specializing in marketing and public relations services for the travel and hospitality industry, was announced today in Fort Lauderdale. With its expertise in brand building, all-inclusive public … April 1, 2009

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in St. Louis

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in St. Louis either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel offers … March 31, 2009

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in St. Paul

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in St. Paul. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … March 31, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Springfield

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Springfield

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Springfield. It saves employers thousands of dollars over … March 27, 2009

India's premier travel and tourism exhibition announces its 2009 schedule

India International Travel Mart is pleased to announce its 2009 schedule at the discerning markets of Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad & Cochin: * Bangalore: July 18-20, 2009 * Chennai: July 24-26, 2009 * Mumbai: September 11-13, 2009 * … March 27, 2009

Research says there’s an environmental cost that comes with first-class air travel

Turns out there’s an environmental cost to the extra leg room, free wine, warm towels, and hefty price tag that comes with first-class air travel, according to new research. The Business Travel Research Centre at Cranfield University in the United … March 26, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Spokane job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Spokane job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Spokane. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … March 26, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Seattle

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Seattle

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Seattle. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … March 25, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Scottsdale

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Scottsdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Scottsdale. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … March 24, 2009

Travel and tourism recruitment practices must evolve

DUBAI, UAE - Recruitment best practice and employment techniques should be further developed if the Middle East travel and tourism industry is to weather a predicted skills shortage, according to Reed Travel Exhibitions, organizer of Arabian Travel Market … March 24, 2009

Green is good for the environment, but is it good for business?

Investments in green initiatives need more than goodwill to get off the ground — they need business justification — especially in today's marketplace. PhoCusWright's Going Green: The Business Impact of Environmental Awareness on Travel evaluates US … March 24, 2009
Number of key destinations worldwide adopting .travel on the rise

Number of key destinations worldwide adopting .travel on the rise

.Travel, the travel and tourism industry’s exclusive Internet channel, reports an increase in adoption by major destinations worldwide. In its short history, the benefits of .travel have been highlighted by the significant number of conversions by destinations … March 23, 2009
Number of key destinations worldwide adopting .travel on the rise

Number of key destinations worldwide adopting .travel on the rise

.Travel, the travel and tourism industry’s exclusive Internet channel, reports an increase in adoption by major destinations worldwide. In its short history, the benefits of .travel have been highlighted by the significant number of conversions by destinations … March 23, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Savannah

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Savannah

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Savannah. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … March 23, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Santa Ana job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Santa Ana job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Santa Ana. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … March 20, 2009
TourCrafters' 12-day family packages in Italy starting at US$587 per person

TourCrafters' 12-day family packages in Italy starting at US$587 per person

LIBERTYVILLE, IL - A family can have a fabulous vacation in Italy this year for less than a vacation on the Jersey Shore… and let's not even mention the Hamptons. TourCrafters has put together some surprisingly inexpensive family packages that combine … March 19, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in San Jose

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in San Jose

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in San Jose. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … March 19, 2009
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Salt Lake City

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Salt Lake City

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Salt Lake City either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel … March 18, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Sacramento

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Sacramento

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Sacramento. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … March 17, 2009
ITB Berlin 2009 – stronger than ever

ITB Berlin 2009 – stronger than ever

“More market players visited the leading platform of the international travel industry than ever before. In times of rapid structural changes and highly-competitive markets, they focused on gaining a comprehensive market overview and on new business … March 16, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Rochester job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Rochester job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Rochester. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … March 16, 2009
Economic downturn to create new winners and losers in travel

Economic downturn to create new winners and losers in travel

Internet bookings will surge. Demand for online virtual meetings will gather pace. Domestic travel will stay stable or grow, as will demand for low-cost flights. Destinations adjacent to big travel markets will do not so bad. Long-haul travel will fall … March 13, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Richmond

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Richmond

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Richmond. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … March 13, 2009
WTTC results show no time for rhetoric

WTTC results show no time for rhetoric

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today revealed the results of its 2009 Economic Impact Research at its annual ITB Berlin press conference in the presence of industry leaders from different sectors of travel and tourism - high-level government … March 12, 2009
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Reno

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Reno

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Reno either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel offers mobile … March 12, 2009
Oaseas Resorts unveils three innovative programs

Oaseas Resorts unveils three innovative programs

PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL – Yes, the economy is bad, and no, the media doesn’t want you to forget it. But forget you can on an affordable and rejuvenating beach vacation, good times guaranteed. Escape to the world’s most beautiful beaches and put a … March 11, 2009
Come and explore a kingdom of unexpected treasures at bruneitourism.travel

Come and explore a kingdom of unexpected treasures at bruneitourism.travel

Offering a unique blend of modern refinement, scenic allure, culture, and heritage, Brunei is a majestic kingdom of unexpected treasures. With such richness, it is no doubt that Brunei is a distinctive and exciting travel destination in southeast Asia. … March 10, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Providence job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Providence job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Providence. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … March 10, 2009
TourCrafters offers 2- to 10-day European river cruises

TourCrafters offers 2- to 10-day European river cruises

LIBERTYVILLE, IL — What could be a better celebration of spring than an excursion to Keukenhof — the famed Dutch garden that displays the glorious colors of spring with millions of bulbs in flower — on an 8-day cruise through Dutch and Belgian waterways? … March 9, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Portland

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Portland

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Portland. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … March 9, 2009
Entire ITB Berlin on a mobile phone – free of charge

Entire ITB Berlin on a mobile phone – free of charge

A new feature for visitors to this year’s ITB Berlin is a guide to the fair, which is available on their mobile phones: the ITB Mobile Guide – provided by GIATA & TOURIAS – will make it easy for them to find their way around the Berlin Exhibition … March 7, 2009
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Plano

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Plano

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Plano either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel offers … March 6, 2009
Metropolitan Touring starts operations in Argentina

Metropolitan Touring starts operations in Argentina

Roque Sevilla, president and CEO of Metropolitan Touring, is delighted to announce the company’s expansion - with its own ground-services operations - to Argentina. This new venture is in partnership with Explora, via the acquisition of Argentinean … March 5, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Pittsburgh

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Pittsburgh

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Pittsburgh. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … March 5, 2009
ITB Berlin invitation from AMAWATERWAYS

ITB Berlin invitation from AMAWATERWAYS

CHATSWORTH, CA - Award-winning river cruise line AMAWATERWAYS is inviting ITB Berlin attendees to visit the AMAWATERWAYS booth (Hall 25/171) during the world-renowned trade show that takes place March 11-15, 2009. River cruising is one of the fastest-growing … March 4, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Orlando job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Orlando job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Orlando. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … March 4, 2009
Discussion with the press: children’s and youth travel as a place for learning

Discussion with the press: children’s and youth travel as a place for learning

Some significant anniversaries are being celebrated in the youth travel sector at ITB Berlin. It is now 20 years since the Berlin Wall fell, the Youth Travel Centre is ten years old, and the YIG Germany pavilion has been in existence for five years. YIG … March 3, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Omaha

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Omaha

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Omaha. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers employers … March 3, 2009
2Go Media introduces the best online marketing investment for travel professionals

2Go Media introduces the best online marketing investment for travel professionals

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – 2Go Media, a cutting-edge, internet-based media provider, introduces an effective online marketing product for travel professionals. Founded by Michael Egan, a travel industry icon, 2Go Media provides online marketing packages … March 2, 2009
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Oklahoma City

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Oklahoma City

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Oklahoma City either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel … March 2, 2009
Dynamic developments in the travel technology section at ITB Berlin 2009

Dynamic developments in the travel technology section at ITB Berlin 2009

BERLIN - In times of economic crisis, playful innovations are likely to be the main victims. The focus is shifting in travel technology, too. In the short term, experts anticipate attention being directed towards applications that will help reduce costs … February 27, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Oakland

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Oakland

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Oakland. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … February 27, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Norfolk job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Norfolk job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Norfolk. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … February 26, 2009
Cast off with www.ecruising.travel!

Cast off with www.ecruising.travel!

How does an Australian travel company specializing in cruises go from being a two-man operation to a staff of over 20 with offices in Sydney and Hong Kong in only nine years? By being the best. ecruising.travel is Australia’s premier cruise-only travel … February 25, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Newark

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Newark

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Newark. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers employers … February 25, 2009
.travel set to speak at the Home Based Travel Agent Show

.travel set to speak at the Home Based Travel Agent Show

.travel, the Internet extension for the travel and hospitality industry, has been invited to be a speaker and exhibitor at the Home Based Travel Agent Show and Conference. The event will take place March 10-12, 2009 at the Chicago Hyatt Regency. .travel … February 25, 2009
Asian travel demand slows, bright spots remain

Asian travel demand slows, bright spots remain

BERLIN – As the final numbers on Asia’s 2008 tourism performance are tallied, preliminary results from different sources suggest that the winners in terms of inbound tourism included Indonesia with 17 percent and Macau with 10 percent. Southeast and … February 24, 2009
With www.BanffHotels.travel, the trip of a lifetime is only a click away!

With www.BanffHotels.travel, the trip of a lifetime is only a click away!

Banff Hotels is excited to join the .travel family. John Purcell, founder and owner of Banff Hotels, aims to provide travelers with a one-stop shop for finding hotels and accommodations in Banff Canada. “We are using .travel because it is a perfect … February 24, 2009
Joe King Founder and Chariman of Tours.com & Sightseeing.com Died February 13th, 2009

Joe King Founder and Chariman of Tours.com & Sightseeing.com Died February 13th, 2009

San Francisco, Ca. February 2009 - Joe King, founder and Chairman of www.tours.com & www.sightseeing.com and truly a travel and tourism visionary, died on Friday, February 13, of complications from inoperable lung cancer. Joe was a native New Yorker, … February 24, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Nashville

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Nashville

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Nashville. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … February 23, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Mobile job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Mobile job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Mobile. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers employers … February 23, 2009
eTurboNews signs up as media partner for ASTA's International Destination Expo 2009

eTurboNews signs up as media partner for ASTA's International Destination Expo 2009

HONOLULU, HI – eTurboNews, Inc. is proud to announce that it has entered into an agreement with the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) to help promote the upcoming International Destination Expo South Africa 2009. “With the addition of eTurboNews … February 21, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Minneapolis

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Minneapolis

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Minneapolis. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … February 19, 2009
TPOC forecasts heritage tourism will help stimulate economy

TPOC forecasts heritage tourism will help stimulate economy

Travel and tourism has always been a vital part of America’s economy, and it continues to be so even during these difficult economic times. Even though many Americans are cutting back on leisure travel, many are still taking specialized vacations including … February 19, 2009
Leading the challenge on climate change

Leading the challenge on climate change

LONDON, UK - The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today issued an official statement setting out the vision and commitment of travel and tourism industry leaders to tackle climate change. The report entitled, 'Leading the Challenge on Climate … February 19, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Miami job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Miami job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Miami. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers employers … February 18, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Miami Beach

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Miami Beach

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Miami Beach. It saves employers thousands of dollars over … February 17, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Mesa

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Mesa

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Mesa. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers employers … February 13, 2009
Job.travel, a new online travel and hospitality tool, reaches 50 major cities nationwide

Job.travel, a new online travel and hospitality tool, reaches 50 major cities nationwide

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Job.travel, a premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, has recently launched in 50 major cities nationwide. Employers and job seekers in cities such as Long Beach, Cleveland, Honolulu, and Las Vegas are taking … February 12, 2009
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Memphis

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Memphis

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Memphis either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel offers … February 12, 2009
Franko Maps and Hawaiian Resources announce completion of the Hawaiian travel map series

Franko Maps and Hawaiian Resources announce completion of the Hawaiian travel map series

Visitors to Hawaii are now able to plan a complete itinerary of what to see and do in Hawaii by utilizing a "Franko Map" of their favorite island. A guide book of suggestions, presented as captions on a map, are laid out on a large map of each island … February 11, 2009
Gilt-edged awards from PATA

Gilt-edged awards from PATA

It's time to 'go for the gold' with the PATA Gold Awards 2009. Travel and tourism industry stakeholders who have made outstanding contributions to develop and promote travel and tourism across the Asia Pacific region in a responsible manner may now submit … February 10, 2009
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with DestinationWeddings.travel

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with DestinationWeddings.travel

DestinationWeddings.travel was established many years ago as a one of a kind, boutique travel concierge service. DestinationWeddings.travel customizes destination weddings, honeymoons, and celebrations designed for romance, love, and adventure. Whether … February 10, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Lubbock job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Lubbock job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Lubbock. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … February 10, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Long Beach

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Long Beach

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Long Beach. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … February 9, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Lincoln

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Lincoln

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Lincoln. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … February 5, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Lexington-Fayette job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Lexington-Fayette job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Lexington-Fayette. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel … February 4, 2009
Travel to and from Europe to contract slightly in 2009

Travel to and from Europe to contract slightly in 2009

BERLIN – The number of tourists visiting European destinations in 2009 is expected to contract slightly and, given the current economic environment, things could get worse. However, Europeans earning in euro who retain their jobs in the economic slump … February 2, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Kansas City

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Kansas City

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Kansas City. It saves employers thousands of dollars over … February 2, 2009
PhoCusWright@ITB Berlin: using e-business and travel technology to gain a competitive edge

PhoCusWright@ITB Berlin: using e-business and travel technology to gain a competitive edge

BERLIN – “Expanding E-Travel Across Europe” is the overarching theme of the Travel Technology Conference, which will be held on March 12, 2009 using English as the conference language. The program has been drawn up by PhoCusWright from the USA, … January 30, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Jacksonville job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Jacksonville job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Jacksonville. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … January 29, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Irving

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Irving

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Irving. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers employers … January 28, 2009
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Indianapolis

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Indianapolis

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Indianapolis either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel offers … January 27, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Honolulu

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Honolulu

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Honolulu. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … January 26, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Greensboro job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Greensboro job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Greensboro, NC. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel … January 23, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Fresno

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Fresno

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Fresno, California. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel … January 22, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Fort Wayne

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Fort Wayne

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Fort Wayne. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … January 21, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Fort Lauderdale job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Fort Lauderdale job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Fort Lauderdale. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel … January 19, 2009
Industry submits travel and tourism stimulus plan to Obama

Industry submits travel and tourism stimulus plan to Obama

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Yesterday, on the heels of the submission to President-elect Obama's transition team of seven recommendations stemming from the recent travel and tourism sector economic summit, ASTA president and chair Chris Russo issued the following … January 16, 2009
ASTA praises Sen. Clinton for signaling Cuba policy change

ASTA praises Sen. Clinton for signaling Cuba policy change

ALEXANDRIA, VA - ASTA is praising President-elect Barack Obama' nominee to be Secretary of State, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY), for signaling a change in American foreign policy with respect to Cuba. At her confirmation hearing before the Senate … January 16, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in El Paso

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in El Paso

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in El Paso. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … January 16, 2009
Private Journeys — introducing MIR Corporation’s Flexible Essential Trips and custom travel planners

Private Journeys — introducing MIR Corporation’s Flexible Essential Trips and custom travel planners

MIR Corporation, experts in travel to Russia, the Silk Road, the Trans-Siberian Railway, and beyond has developed a new planning tool for your clients who prefer to travel solo, with their family, or with friends. Now you can offer them the freedom to … January 16, 2009
More travel leaders to speak at Travel Distribution Summit Asia

More travel leaders to speak at Travel Distribution Summit Asia

In the latest speaker announcement for April’s Travel Distribution Summit Asia, we see industry veterans Nathan Clapton (TripAdvisor), Michael Lee (BanyanTree Hotels & Resorts), and Peter Gammon (Abacus) join the growing list of senior presenters featuring … January 16, 2009
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Durham

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Durham

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Durham either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel offers … January 15, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Des Moines job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Des Moines job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Des Moines. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … January 13, 2009
ITB Business Travel Days with attractive travel arrangements

ITB Business Travel Days with attractive travel arrangements

BERLIN – Messe Berlin is providing a full service travel package especially for those attending the ITB Business Travel Days, offering real value for the money. The flat rate price of 209 euro covers 1st class return travel to and from Berlin with Deutsche … January 13, 2009
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Corpus Christi

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Corpus Christi

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Corpus Christi either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel … January 9, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Columbus

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Columbus

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Columbus. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … January 8, 2009
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Colorado Springs job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Colorado Springs job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Colorado Springs. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel … January 7, 2009
Widening gap between rich and poor affects holiday travel

Widening gap between rich and poor affects holiday travel

BERLIN - Holiday plans and travel trends are increasingly mirroring the social divisions between rich and poor. According to ITB Berlin – the travel industry’s leading trade show – the fallout from the global economic and financial crisis will tend … January 6, 2009
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Cleveland

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Cleveland

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Cleveland. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … January 6, 2009
Looking for somewhere to go? Go Global!

Looking for somewhere to go? Go Global!

GoGlobal.travel is a dynamic travel organization founded by professionals with hotelier and wholesale travel industry backgrounds. The company operates in markets throughout Europe and the Mediterranean and via strategic sales alliances in North and South … January 6, 2009
TPOC conference to convene in Buffalo, NY

TPOC conference to convene in Buffalo, NY

The Travel Professionals of Color National Association is moving forward with exciting plans for its 7th annual conference to be held in Buffalo, New York from May 14 – 17, 2009. In view of the present economy, training centered on this year’s theme, … January 6, 2009
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Cincinnati

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Cincinnati

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Cincinnati either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel offers … January 5, 2009
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Chattanooga

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Chattanooga

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Chattanooga. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … December 31, 2008
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Charlotte job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Charlotte job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Charlotte. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … December 30, 2008
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Buffalo

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Buffalo

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Buffalo. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … December 29, 2008
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Boston

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Boston

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Boston either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel offers mobile … December 23, 2008
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Boise City

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Boise City

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Boise City. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … December 22, 2008
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Birmingham job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Birmingham job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Birmingham. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … December 19, 2008
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Baton Rouge

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Baton Rouge

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Baton Rouge. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … December 18, 2008
ITB World Travel Trends Report: despite higher fuel prices, car trips leave air travel behind

ITB World Travel Trends Report: despite higher fuel prices, car trips leave air travel behind

BERLIN – For the moment, one of the most conspicuous travel trends of recent years seems to have been checked. For the first time, holidaymakers are increasingly favoring car and train travel. This is one of the findings of the ITB World Travel Trends … December 17, 2008
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Baltimore

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Baltimore

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Baltimore either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel offers … December 17, 2008
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Bakersfield

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Bakersfield

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Bakersfield. It saves employers thousands of dollars over … December 16, 2008
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Austin job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Austin job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Austin. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers employers … December 16, 2008
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Aurora

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Aurora

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Aurora. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers employers … December 12, 2008
Internet presence essential for destination marketers as more Indians source travel information online

Internet presence essential for destination marketers as more Indians source travel information online

With over half of Indian travelers using the Internet to search for information about destinations aboard, travel operators and tourist bodies need an effective online presence if they are to capture India's early adopters and increasingly-affluent travelers, … December 11, 2008
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Atlanta

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Atlanta

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Atlanta either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel offers … December 11, 2008
Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Arlington, VA job seekers

Job.travel unveils travel specific job site for Arlington, VA job seekers

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Arlington, VA. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … December 9, 2008
Mekong memories: a two-night boutique cruise on the new RV Indochina Pandaw

Mekong memories: a two-night boutique cruise on the new RV Indochina Pandaw

Pandaw is delighted to announce that from July 2009 the brand new RV Indochina Pandaw will make up to three weekly two-night cruises between Saigon in Vietnam and Phnom Penh in Cambodia. Pandaw already operates seven- and ten-night cruises from Saigon … December 9, 2008
Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Anchorage

Job.travel launches new site for travel and hospitality employers in Anchorage

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Job.travel, the premium employment site for the hospitality and travel industry, introduces an incredible deal for travel and hospitality employers in Anchorage. For a fraction of the price of .com competitors, job.travel offers … December 9, 2008
PhoCusWright@ITB Berlin – high-level industry gathering of international travel technology experts

PhoCusWright@ITB Berlin – high-level industry gathering of international travel technology experts

BERLIN – Booking in advance can really save money. Trade visitors attending the international ITB Travel Technology Conference PhoCusWright@ITB on March 12, 2009 will receive special rates until January 31, 2009, with an Early Bird ticket costing only … December 9, 2008
Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Albuquerque

Job.travel announces travel and hospitality employment site for Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Designed to focus on matching qualified job seekers with employers, job.travel is an easy, user-friendly tool for both employers in “the Biz” and for job seekers in Albuquerque. It saves employers thousands of dollars over other … December 9, 2008
Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Anaheim

Job.travel introduces new job site for travel and hospitality industry employers and job seekers in Anaheim

ANAHEIM, CA - With a subscription to job.travel, employers can quickly search candidates and job opportunities in Anaheim either from handheld, mobile devices or desktop computers. Ideal for the busy, on-the-go individuals, job.travel offers mobile text … December 9, 2008
SolomonIslands-Hotels.travel geared towards responsible travelers

SolomonIslands-Hotels.travel geared towards responsible travelers

SolomonIslands-Hotels.travel is a new web portal that is opening the door to independent travelers wishing to book services with local tour operators and accommodations. “The portal is an important addition to our country’s tourism promotion channels,” … December 2, 2008
BITE 2009 executive committee moves forward

BITE 2009 executive committee moves forward

Bahrain International Travel Expo executive committee is moving forward with plans for BITE 2009, which will be held for the fifth successful year from May 14-16, 2009 at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre. BITE has established itself … November 19, 2008
Agoda and American Express make traveling in Asia even easier

Agoda and American Express make traveling in Asia even easier

BANGKOK, Thailand - Agoda.com, an online travel company specializing in discount hotel bookings in Asia, announced a marketing partnership with American Express Singapore, which offers a special promotion on hotel bookings for American Express cardholders … November 19, 2008
WTTC president & CEO calls for supportive policy framework to address challenges of current downturn for travel and tourism

WTTC president & CEO calls for supportive policy framework to address challenges of current downturn for travel and tourism

LONDON, UK - President & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), Jean-Claude Baumgarten, today called on governments around the world to work in partnership with the private sector of travel and tourism for the long-term sustainability of the … November 13, 2008
Upwardly mobile

Upwardly mobile

It sounds surreal, but this system is being trialed by Lufthansa and BMI as technology grips its jaw around more aspects of travel and tourism. The industry is not 100 percent certain where the boarding pass swipe and bar code idea will lead. But the … November 11, 2008
Free is new F-word

Free is new F-word

The new 'f-word' pursed on the lips of UK holidaymakers has nothing to do with pent-up anger. It is F-R-E-E. Customers are in the driving seat during these squeezed market times and looking to be given something for nothing as they weigh up their … November 11, 2008
Samba on in!

Samba on in!

The doors to recession-hit UK are ready to spring open wide for samba-loving Latin Americans with increased disposable income and a lust for travel. The downturn, plus weakening Sterling, is the green, light signal for an upturn to the UK and also … November 10, 2008
Backpackers in the UK are poised to tramp around a whole new world

Backpackers in the UK are poised to tramp around a whole new world

They're re-writing their traditional itineraries, replacing them with locations more regularly associated with five- and even seven-star, sheer, unadulterated, luxury lodging. The demand for adventure and trekking packages is rocketing in Oman and … November 10, 2008
TIME 2008 in Makassar successfully concluded

TIME 2008 in Makassar successfully concluded

MAKASSAR - The Indonesian annual travel mart, Tourism Indonesia Mart & Expo (TIME) or ‘Pasar Wisata Indonesia’ is concluded today with total attendance of 104 buyers from 21 countries. The top five buyers consisted of Malaysia, Korea, India and Indonesia, … November 7, 2008
Uniglobe Travel Center acquires Magellan360

Uniglobe Travel Center acquires Magellan360

IRVINE, CA – Uniglobe Travel Center (UTC), the host agency division of Uniglobe Travel (USA), LLC, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Magellan360, a host agency located in Glen Ellyn, Illinnois. Magellan360 supports 57 affiliates with approximately … November 5, 2008
TIME Unlimited New Zealand Tours and Travel decided it was time to get on board with .travel

TIME Unlimited New Zealand Tours and Travel decided it was time to get on board with .travel

TIME Unlimited New Zealand Tours and Travel was created as a result of the passion of its directors, Néill and Ceillhe Sperath. Understanding the awe-inspiring beauty of New Zealand and its Maori culture, the business was founded in 2005 with the goal … November 3, 2008
Tralliance Corporation and .travel featured at 25th Annual Travel Leisure Conference

Tralliance Corporation and .travel featured at 25th Annual Travel Leisure Conference

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Tralliance Corporation and .travel have been invited as featured participants at the Travel Leisure Conference on November 15-17, 2008. The 25th Annual Travel Leisure Conference is projected to see record turnouts with over eight … November 3, 2008
Research key to travel industry tie-ups

Research key to travel industry tie-ups

Research is a key driver to improved partnerships between all stakeholders in the travel and tourism industry including, amongst others, airlines, hotels, tour operators, and national tourism authorities. That's the view that PATA's Strategic Intelligence … October 31, 2008
Lebanon back on the international tourism map with AWTTE 2008

Lebanon back on the international tourism map with AWTTE 2008

BEIRUT – The Arab World Travel and Tourism Exchange (AWTTE) was held on October 16-19, 2008 after 2 years of absence, putting Lebanon back on the international tourism map both as a tourism and MICE destination. Over 6,300 from 39 countries attended … October 30, 2008
WTM-ChinaContact forum on China's tourism industry

WTM-ChinaContact forum on China's tourism industry

LONDON, UK - Chinese tourism, both inbound and outbound, has been growing steadily for over 10 years and has overcome many challenges. This year has been particularly hard for the travel trade even before the credit-crunch. In each of the last two years, … October 29, 2008
Job.travel, a new tool for the hospitality and travel industry, at just a fraction of the price of .com competitors

Job.travel, a new tool for the hospitality and travel industry, at just a fraction of the price of .com competitors

Are you ready to fill a position at your hotel, restaurant, or tourist office? Or are you looking for a job in travel and hospitality? Job.travel is a new tool created by travel industry professionals to match employers and job seekers in “the Biz.” Knowing … October 22, 2008
Diverse travel products and high purchasing power define opening ITB Asia

Diverse travel products and high purchasing power define opening ITB Asia

SINGAPORE – The much-anticipated inaugural ITB Asia travel trade show opened today in Singapore. The three-day, B2B event for the Asian travel market has attracted 651 exhibiting companies from 58 countries and territories. Exhibitors, including small- … October 22, 2008
Avvio reserves travel technology sponsorship slot at World Travel Market

Avvio reserves travel technology sponsorship slot at World Travel Market

Avvio, who provide Reservations, e-Marketing and CRM solutions to over 700 hotel clients worldwide, is this year's sponsor of the annual Technology and Online Travel Drinks Reception at World Travel Market, held from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on Tuesday, November … October 21, 2008
ITB Asia opens tomorrow

ITB Asia opens tomorrow

SINGAPORE, October 21, 2008 - ITB Asia, the largest travel trade show in Asia, opens tomorrow, October 22, at the Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Despite the global economic slowdown, 5,000 leisure, meetings and corporate … October 21, 2008
Travel leaders to assess economic impacts at ITB Asia

Travel leaders to assess economic impacts at ITB Asia

SINGAPORE - ITB Asia will be the first opportunity for the travel industry in Asia to discuss impacts and response strategies to the global economic crisis. Leaders of some of the most powerful travel companies in the world will share their perspectives … October 20, 2008
Le Meridien Spa Package

Le Meridien Spa Package

SIEM REAP, Cambodia - Experience the undiscovered at Le Méridien Angkor, the closest hotel to the extraordinary World Heritage site of Angkor Wat. Cultivate serenity and reclaim your perspective with our Le Méridien Angkor Spa experience. Energize with … October 16, 2008
SCTA starts licensing travel and tourism agencies

SCTA starts licensing travel and tourism agencies

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) started on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 receiving investors' requests for licensing of travel and tourism agencies in the Kingdom. This step is the first stage of transferring the supervision of … October 16, 2008
ASTA to exhibit at WTM - offers international travel professionals exceptional resources and representation

ASTA to exhibit at WTM - offers international travel professionals exceptional resources and representation

ALEXANDRIA, VA - ASTA offers international travel industry professionals the resources and representation they need to become more successful at selling travel. To that end, ASTA is offering travel professionals who sign-up to become members at World … October 15, 2008
Insight into the largest tourism market and travel destination of the future

Insight into the largest tourism market and travel destination of the future

LONDON, UK - Over the past two years, the World Travel Market has been leading the pack in focusing on the biggest future market and destination for travel and tourism - China. In 2006 and 2007, the WTM-ChinaContact forum hosted delegates from Europe, … October 15, 2008
Does being

Does being "green" work for consumers?

Over the last few decades, concern for the environment has soared up the political and business agenda. Today one can find a plethora of companies offering to offset carbon emissions ranging from non-profit organizations to ventures backed by high street … October 15, 2008
Regal Airport Hotel wins three global recognition awards in 2008

Regal Airport Hotel wins three global recognition awards in 2008

Regal Airport Hotel has once again been awarded the “The Best Airport Hotel 2008 in Asia-Pacific” in the TTG Travel Awards 2008, organized by TTG Asia Media Pte, Ltd. It is the fourth consecutive year that the hotel has been honored by such recognition … October 15, 2008
World of Hospitality Travel & Tourism invites you to visit Lebanon!

World of Hospitality Travel & Tourism invites you to visit Lebanon!

World of Hospitality Travel & Tourism, a travel and destination management company, opened in Beirut City in 2006. They are dedicated to providing luxury services with informed guidance for business and leisure travelers visiting Lebanon. "Our … October 15, 2008
ITB Berlin Convention Market Trends & Innovations

ITB Berlin Convention Market Trends & Innovations

As a leading think tank of the global travel industry, the ITB Berlin Convention Market Trends & Innovations has become an important meeting place for decision-makers. The successful concept of the world’s leading travel industry convention continues … October 14, 2008
Abu Dhabi in second year of premier partnership with WTM

Abu Dhabi in second year of premier partnership with WTM

Abu Dhabi and World Travel Market move into year two of a successful partnership at the exhibition. This unique two-year agreement has positioned Abu Dhabi as World Travel Market's official Premier Partner for 2007 and 2008 continuing to underline the … October 14, 2008
Where are they now - WTM Global Trends Report in association with Euromonitor revisits 2007 trends

Where are they now - WTM Global Trends Report in association with Euromonitor revisits 2007 trends

The 2008 World Travel Market and Euromonitor International Travel Trends Report will launch in November at the World Travel Market Conference. Highlighting the next big trends, the report is the precursor of what is set to impact the travel industry. … October 13, 2008
Centara Hotels & Resorts wins “Best Local Hotel Chain” award for second successive year at 19th TTG Travel Awards 2008

Centara Hotels & Resorts wins “Best Local Hotel Chain” award for second successive year at 19th TTG Travel Awards 2008

Centara Hotels & Resorts has won the Best Local Hotel Chain Award at the 19th TTG Travel Awards 2008, organized by Mr. Darren Ng, managing director of TTG Asia Magazine, on October 9, 2008 at a ceremony held at World Ballroom of Centara Grand & Bangkok … October 13, 2008
19th TTG travel awards 2008

19th TTG travel awards 2008

The heavy weights of Asia-Pacific’s travel and tourism industry gathered for an evening of celebration at the 19th TTG Travel Awards 2008 Ceremony and Gala Dinner which honored 77 of Asia-Pacific’s travel trade organizations deemed the best by readers … October 9, 2008
El Salvador accelerates with .travel

El Salvador accelerates with .travel

With beautiful beaches and many adventure and eco-tourism options, El Salvador is a gem to discover in Central America. Although relatively undiscovered and new to the global travel scene, El Salvador is quickly becoming a choice destination in Central … October 8, 2008
Four new year-long packages for 2009 unveiled by Rosewood Little Dix Bay

Four new year-long packages for 2009 unveiled by Rosewood Little Dix Bay

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS – Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands is offering four luxury packages at special prices available January 3 - December 17, 2009. The four packages are the perfect way to experience the resort’s … October 7, 2008
TourCrafters offers luxury Rome package at bargain price

TourCrafters offers luxury Rome package at bargain price

Libertyville, IL (September 25, 2008) — Even travelers who stay in luxury hotels are looking for a bargain in these trying times. TourCrafters, the Italian tour operator known for its good deals, is offering a terrific bargain package to Rome that includes … September 25, 2008
WTM turns the spotlight on technology and online travel

WTM turns the spotlight on technology and online travel

With the frantic pace of change that is happening in online travel, businesses face an uphill struggle to keep pace with so many new digital developments appearing on the scene. This year World Travel Market has attracted more travel technology exhibitors … September 22, 2008
PATA CEO search well advanced

PATA CEO search well advanced

HYDERABAD, India (September 21, 2008) - Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) chair Janice Antonson today informed the PATA board of directors in Hyderabad, India that the organization had received an exceptional field of candidates for the CEO position, … September 21, 2008
TourCrafters offers bargain Paris package — from $575

TourCrafters offers bargain Paris package — from $575

LIBERTYVILLE, IL (September 15, 2008) — Now is the time to book a long weekend in Paris. The dollar is gaining on the euro big time — so meals, transportation and entertainment will all cost less — and TourCrafters has come up with a terrific bargain-priced … September 15, 2008
ASTA files brief against state of Florida Statute restricting travel

ASTA files brief against state of Florida Statute restricting travel

ALEXANDRIA, VA - On Wednesday, in response to several new amendments to Florida’s Seller of Travel law, ASTA filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in ABC Charters v. Bronson, a case brought against the state of Florida by 16 travel agencies … September 13, 2008
Webcam pictures On Google Earth

Webcam pictures On Google Earth

VADUZ, Liechtenstein (September 2, 2008) - Travelers worldwide know that they can preview holiday destinations by visiting Google Earth to view pictures from panoramio.com, articles from Wikipedia or videos from YouTube. Now, Webcams.travel makes it possible … September 3, 2008
Asia Pacific-Africa travel and tourism industry cooperation strengthened

Asia Pacific-Africa travel and tourism industry cooperation strengthened

NEW YORK, NY - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Africa Travel Association (ATA) have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to further strengthen cooperation between the African and Asia Pacific travel and tourism industries. The … September 2, 2008
WTTC calls for entries for top sustainable tourism award

WTTC calls for entries for top sustainable tourism award

LONDON, UK (September 1, 2008) - The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) - the business leaders' forum for the Travel & Tourism industry - today announced its call for entries for the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards, WTTC's sustainable tourism accolade, … September 1, 2008
Macau, the fastest-growing destination in 2008

Macau, the fastest-growing destination in 2008

NEW YORK, NY (AUGUST 28, 2008) – More than 1.5 million international visitors have come to Macau in the first six months of this year, a 46.5 % jump over the same period last year. This does not include the 8.8 million Mainland residents who visited … August 28, 2008
ASTA to file brief against state of Florida

ASTA to file brief against state of Florida

ALEXANDRIA, VA - In response to several new amendments to Florida's Seller of Travel law, ASTA will file an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in ABC Charters v. Bronson, a case brought against the state of Florida by 16 travel agencies specializing … August 27, 2008
TourCrafters unveils bargain Thanksgiving packages to Europe

TourCrafters unveils bargain Thanksgiving packages to Europe

LIBERTYVILLE, IL (August 25, 2008) — It's not too early to think about Thanksgiving, and if you think Thanksgiving in Europe might be too expensive, think again. A TourCrafters package may cost less than entertaining all the friends and relatives. TourCrafters … August 25, 2008
PrideWorld tour company resumes operations

PrideWorld tour company resumes operations

Renewing his commitment to the GLBT community, Ady Gelber, CEO of ISRAMWORLD announced today that he is resuming operations of PrideWorld, a tour company dedicated to the luxury gay travel market. Originally founded in Florida, PrideWorld will now be … August 21, 2008
First green world travel awards

First green world travel awards

LONDON - World Travel Awards European and Green Awards Ceremony takes place in one of the greenest places on earth – AquaCity, the luxurious Slovakian resort in Poprad, which is almost completely self-powered. Using geothermal water and energy from … August 14, 2008
Online travel sales in Asia to grow 90 percent in 10 Years

Online travel sales in Asia to grow 90 percent in 10 Years

SINGAPORE (August 12, 2008) – Online travel sales in Asia will grow about 90% over the next 10 years, say industry experts, with China, India, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Vietnam leading the way. According to exhibitors of the inaugural ITB Asia event, … August 12, 2008
China’s elite to speak at 4th annual distribution event

China’s elite to speak at 4th annual distribution event

China’s top local brands are all lining up to present alongside their international peers at this year’s 4th annual Travel Distribution and Sales China (TDS China) conference in Beijing (September 24-25). Billed as China’s most important post-Olympic … August 4, 2008
Unique Travel

Unique Travel

Thursday, July 24, 2008 UPAYA’S SUMMER PRACTICE PERIOD: ESSENCE OF ENGAGED BUDDHISM Santa Fe, New Mexico Upaya Zen Center’s Summer Practice Period “Essence of Engaged Buddhism,” which runs August 6 through September 7, 2008, presents all aspects … July 25, 2008
Travel beyond the ordinary

Travel beyond the ordinary

Santa Fe, New Mexico — The Upaya Zen Center offers spectacular trips to the frontiers, monasteries, temples of Mongolia and Nepal throughout 2008. Upaya’s unique access to people and places in the Zen Buddhism practice guarantees travelers a once-in-a-lifetime … July 24, 2008
The grandest of them all - results of the 2008 PATA Gold Awards

The grandest of them all - results of the 2008 PATA Gold Awards

BANGKOK, THAILAND - What do an international airline, tourism and transport development organization, rainforest hideaway and tropical island resort have in common? They are all the "best of show" Grand Award winners in the Pacific Asia Travel Association … July 24, 2008
ITB Asia 2008, Hosted Buyer Program

ITB Asia 2008, Hosted Buyer Program

Travel Agents, Travel Managers and MICE Professionals are invited to register online Singapore/Berlin, 23 April 2008 - ITB Asia, first offspring of ITB Berlin, the World's Leading Travel Trade Show, invites Travel Agents, Travel Managers and MICE Professionals … July 12, 2008
China Travel Distribution & Tech Summit opens for registration

China Travel Distribution & Tech Summit opens for registration

Guangzhou, China, July 7- Traveldaily (www.traveldaily.cn), China’s leading online publisher with emphasis on the distribution, marketing and technology trends in the travel and tourism industries, today announced that it will host the 2008 China Travel … July 7, 2008
Homosexual, not homogenous

Homosexual, not homogenous

How to Effectively Target Gay Travel Markets Explored at World Travel Market 2008Lesbian and gay travelers have the same wide demographic segments as the straight traveling population. A retired lesbian couple will have very different expectations about … July 2, 2008

How to book your hotel at the best price

trivago.com hotel price comparison site can save 32 percent on averageMost people in Germany do not know how to find the cheapest rates for their accommodation when travelling. This finding is the result of a recent survey by the international market … May 9, 2008
New Website where Travel Agents compete for your airline business

New Website where Travel Agents compete for your airline business

Finally a new idea in travel. Todd Frazer owner of Compete4yourseat.com explains.I have been in the travel business for over 30 years and have seen major changes over this period of time. From airline's going in and out of business to writing airline … March 19, 2008

The internet can help during a recession. EnCirca recommends increasing advertising

Boston-USA - Like many of you, I am spending the first few weeks of the New Year assessing how EnCirca should react to the expected downturn in the economy. It may come as a surprise to many, that you should increase advertising during a recession-- … January 9, 2008
Adventures That Make a Difference

Adventures That Make a Difference

Adventures That Make a Difference The Cultural Explorer announces 2008 schedule The Cultural Explorer, specializing in cultural and philanthropic travel announces its the 2008 schedule, featuring exclusive tours of South Africa. The newest … November 28, 2007

Multi-Million Dollar Retail Expansion Presents 16 New Retailers to Open at Ala Moana Center

HONOLULU – Ala Moana Center, the world’s largest outdoor shopping center, announced today the names of 16 new retailers that will join the mall as part of its multi-million dollar retail expansion project. The major expansion is projected to add approximately … September 20, 2007

Ala Moana Center Inspires Shoppers to Enjoy Aloha Festivals’ Celebrations and Shop Late in September

HONOLULU –This September, ease into fall with a cool, relaxing evening at Ala Moana Center’s Centerstage. Ala Moana Center takes part in Aloha Festivals’ celebrations this month by hosting the first annual Moonlight Mele Concert Series, a five-part … August 16, 2007

NATICK COLLECTION, NEW ENGLAND’S PREMIER TRENDSETTING MARKETPLACE, SET TO OPEN IN SEPTEMBER 2007

NATICK, Mass., Aug 13, 2007 — The heart of retail in New England is about to shift westward. General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) today confirmed details concerning the Sept. 7 opening of its highly anticipated addition to Natick Collection.When … August 13, 2007

NEW RESEARCH INDICATES THAT AMERICA’S PREMIER SHOPPING PLACES’ DINING EXPERIENCES SUPPORT GROWING TREND IN CULINARY TOURISM

2007, Chicago, Ill.….America’s Premier Shopping Places, an unparalleled collection of tourism-oriented shopping centers located throughout the USA, recognizes the importance of dining to the overall travel experience of both group and leisure visitors. … August 9, 2007

Creative Event And Meeting Venues Offered To Groups at America’s Premier Shopping Places

2007, Chicago, Ill.,…America’s Premier Shopping Places, a unique collection of tourism-oriented shopping and dining destinations located throughout the USA, are welcoming an increasing number of group travelers who are seeking an alternative to traditional … June 28, 2007

Travelindex launches

BANGKOK, THAILAND - 6/11/07 - A recent study in the United States confirmed that many travelers are searching online travel agency sites, and then moving on to the hotel sites to make their reservations because they are either getting the same rate or … June 11, 2007

ITE MICE & ITE The 21st International Travel Expo Hong Kong - Asia’s leading international trade fair

Expansions by past exhibitors, new official pavilions by overseas tourism boards and more individual exhibitors! ITE, Asia’s leading international travel expo and the concurrent ITE MICE continue expanding and will use a total of five halls this year, … June 9, 2007

America’s Premier Shopping Places Introduce Commissionable Shopping Packages In Honolulu, Los Angeles, Dallas & Orlando

2007, Chicago, Ill.,….General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) recently announced the addition of four additional shopping destinations offering new commissionable packages to travel industry professionals. The centers offering packages include … June 5, 2007

Ala Moana Center’s Tsukiji Fish Market Offers Guests an Innovative Foray into Japanese Cuisine

Ala Moana Center’s Tsukiji Fish Market Offers Guests an Innovative Foray into Japanese CuisineDive into one of Hawaii’s newest and most exciting dining optionsHONOLULU – The long-anticipated Tsukiji Fish Market and Restaurant is now open at Ala … May 24, 2007

Looking for the Baseball Experience of a Lifetime?

With the regular season in full swing, it's a great time to plan the baseball experience of a lifetime with Roadtrips, the Ultimate in Sports Travel. Whether you're looking for a weekend road trip, a multi-city tour, or to experience the excitement of … May 22, 2007

Online Airport Parking Reservation Service Reaches Millionth Booking

AirportParkingReservations.com began accepting guaranteed reservations — with the payment of an online deposit — in 2004, and now in just over three years later the company booked its one millionth parking space. On May 8, 2007, AirportParkingReservations.com … May 18, 2007

Travelindex now with exclusive media-rich linking options

BANGKOK, THAILAND – 5/16/07 – Travelindex (www.travelindex.com), the fastest growing, human–edited, specialized directory, search engine and information resource for the travel and tourism communities, today announced that its free listings … May 16, 2007

Global Vision International - U.S. Launch of Volunteer Travel Company

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPRESS CONTACTS:Sarah Leaf-Herrmann/Brendan MaloyCM Communications/(617) 536-3400SLeaf@CMCommunications.comBMaloy@CMCommunications.com CONTACT AT GVI: Paul Jones, Regional Manager … May 7, 2007

Golf FREE Package at the BALSAMS Grand Resort Hotel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPRESS CONTACT: Brendan Maloy / Katie ArchambaultCM Communications / (617) 536-3400bmaloy@cmcommunications.comGOLF FREE PACKAGE AT THE BALSAMSNEW ENGLAND RESORT OFFERS LODGING, BREAKFAST, & GOLF FOR $99 PER NIGHTDixville Notch, … May 7, 2007

One Million Reservations - AirportParkingReservations.com

Suffield, CT May 3, 2007 — If you were to park one million cars end to end, how much room would you need? According to Tom Lombardi, the line would stretch from New York City to Los Angeles. And as president of AirportParkingReservations.com, Lombardi … May 4, 2007

Asia Transpacific Journeys Includes Calendar of Festivals In Small Group Trips and Custom Departures

BOULDER, CO, — Asia Transpacific Journeys is at the forefront of what’s new and hot in Asia and the Pacific, yet also includes centuries-old rites and celebrations in its Small Group Trips and Custom Journeys programs.“We map our trips … May 3, 2007



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