Comprised of noteworthy, highly experienced inbound tour operators from around the world, the collective’s aim is to establish new B2B partnerships for its members.
John will join Titan on 21 June with both Andy Squirrell, Managing Director, and Steve Jenkins, Chief Financial Officer, reporting to him.
Some OTAs such as Lastminute.com have been slow to issue refunds, and the negative press received has not helped traveler confidence. In fact, in lastminute.com’s case, the UK Competition and Markets Authority threatened legal action unless it met a 14-day refund timeline.
Blue Bay Travel noted that other popular long-haul destinations illustrated a large growth in bookings for the period of June 2020 to May 2021 versus comparable dates the previous year, with a highly-impressive increase of 497% for Thailand, 142% for Mauritius and 61% for Barbados.
The global tour operator has partnered with the MEET Network, an association of Mediterranean parks founded by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN-Med), which works with protected areas in the Mediterranean.
HolidayTaxis, part of Hotelbeds, becomes the sole provider of transfer routes for Barrhead Travel as a result of this exclusive partnership agreement. In return, customers of Barrhead Travel will have full access to HolidayTaxis’ global product portfolio of fully licensed and regulated vehicles providing a consistent high quality service and experience for its customers worldwide.
FCM can calculate, record and report monthly or quarterly CO2 emissions globally per item for each client, who can then choose from specific climate action projects against which to offset their total carbon footprint.
One-day summit with Growth Masterclass workshops hosted by Dream Vacations takes place Wednesday, June 23, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST
Partenership will serve the growing number of group travel companies and Tour Operators with travel protection through online platform.
315 tourism businesses in Egypt, Mexico, South Africa and Kenya will receive six months’ professional training, business mentoring and financial support.
The immersive desert experiences are perfect for adventure seekers and those looking for a romantic getaway.
Agents can make bookings directly on the Travel Curious portal in their brand, the portal also includes a booking dashboard, for easy viewing of all current bookings.
Ker & Downey Africa’s tree-planting carbon reduction scheme, Trees for Africa, restores forests in Sub Saharan Africa to soak up the CO2 generated by travel to Africa.
The expansion offers vacation options that span the country and more than 180 new properties ranging from luxury spa resorts to family-friendly vacation rentals to budget-conscious hotels.
A rise of 52% in international flight searches and 59% in international hotel searches, following the announcement on flight resumption. 25% of travelers are looking to travel within 15 days of lifting the travel ban.
Butter’s research shows that currently, Gibraltar is the most affordable green light destination with a seven-day trip averaging £378, while Portugal isn’t far behind at £446.
Travel community readies to virtually travel around the world for communities in need.
Third annual event highlights Avoya’s accelerated land vacation sales growth and offers educational and networking opportunities for the Avoya Network.
Despite the travel and tourism being the worst hit sectors with almost no travel bookings in the previous months, Travomint is prioritising its employees and delivering appraisals.
Summer 2021 bookings remain at a high level of 2.6 million – a strong demand trend: New weekly bookings doubled in April, new bookings for Summer 22 since March: +109 percent.
Organizations back travel again in ongoing effort to inite industry globally and drive recovery.
Nine out of 10 USTOA ctive Members Report a Recent Sales Increase; Three fourths of active members selling US programs see increase in 2021 domestic bookings.
To meet the increase in demand for travel to Egypt, Aventura World has introduced two exciting programs that can be booked by groups of 10 or more.
According to data presented by TradingPlatforms.com, the combined market capitalization of Booking.com, Airbnb, Expedia, Trip.com, and MakeMyTrip, as the world's largest online travel companies, jumped by $54bn since the beginning of the year and hit $306.3bn last week.
38% of Americans plan to travel more after the pandemic with 71% expecting to spend more annually on travel than before the pandemic to make up for lost time.
Today, more than ever, burnout at work is a widespread problem in the U.S. Recal – short for ‘recalibrate’ – offers multi-day, guided trips that are a perfect way for people to overcome fatigue from stress.
Brian Chapin, CTC, CTIE, has worked in management positions for more than 33 years at American Airlines and Virtuoso, and most recently, as the senior director of Air and Travel Solutions for Ensemble Travel Group
GlobalData’s latest COVID-19 recovery survey revealed that as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, 31%* of global respondents have made reducing their environmental footprint slightly/significantly more important than before, with a further 12% making it their top priority.
84 per cent growth in the number of customers staying in hotels with sustainability certification. Sustainability certifications for hotels drive environmental and socio-economic improvements.
BCD’s expanded sustainability strategy takes aim at company goals and evolving client needs.
Viator experiences now available on Booking.com.
Avoya celebrates the performance of several key initiatives and increased sales to kick off 2021.
In realigning the Savenio model, network members will now be able to choose an affiliation option that best suits their business - either an 85, 95 or 100% commission on their work.
The company has recently introduced 42 new low carbon alternatives that will enhance the experience for their travelers while being better for the planet. The move is part of a wider decarbonization plan that includes removing all flights under 90 minutes from the top 50 trips by the end of 2022 as Intrepid starts to operate in line with a 1.5°C future.
The figures reveal that for the first time in 2021, consumer interest for both hotels and flights has lifted on a monthly basis. The search interest score attributed to flights averaged 22 during the month of March, a 6% uplift on the previous month and the first monthly increase since December.
Enhanced automated marketing tools give travel advisors with Dream Vacations, CruiseOne and Cruises Inc. new ways to increase customer engagement.
Following the UK's government’s announcements on booking holidays, Dame Irene Hays, owner of Hays Travel has said the travel industry is braced for a comeback. The Rt Hon Grant Schapps, Secretary of State for Transport, told BBC News: “This is the probably the first time I can say I’m not advising people not to book to go away this summer - instead I’m saying in two or three weeks you’ll have that green list of countries, amber and red, and people
To make it easier for travel advisors to book activities online, Pleasant Holidays enhanced its dedicated, advisor-only website, PleasantAgent.com, by adding a tab in the upper right corner that links directly to Pleasant Activities’ Hawaii booking engine and puts hundreds of excursion options just a click away.
While the BNPL approach has been around for some time, research by Butter shows that the ability to pay for holidays in such a way could help boost the tourism industry over the coming months.
Operator encourages travellers to ‘book now for travel later’ with 15% off Classic tours.
The home-based travel agency ranks in the top 20 worldwide, and top 15 in North America.
New programs include active vacations to India and Japan that feature hiking, camping and rafting, self-drive itineraries in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, wine tasting in Andalucia, Spain, Israel, Naples, Italy, Austria and Vienna/Prague and Budapest.
Visitors to South Africa benefit from an extremely favorable exchange rate against the dollar, as well as comfortingly rigorous health protocols at the country's wealth of hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions.
Region’s largest travel company extends 25-year partnership with Sabre.