Travel Industry News

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American suspending Chicago-Beijing service

5 hours 42 min ago
United and Hainan Airlines are competitors in the market.

Sandals severs ties with Funjet Vacations

6 hours 57 min ago
Funjet will no longer sell Sandals and Beaches resorts effective May 26.

Flight-search app Hopper touts exclusive low fares

8 hours 32 min ago
Hopper has partnered with six airlines to offer fares that are cheaper than the fares those airlines list anywhere else, including on their own websites.

Study shows travel websites should tighten cybersecurity

11 hours 57 min ago
The websites of major companies in the travel industry do not provide users with adequate protection from hackers, according to an analysis by the digital security company Dashlane.

Will the Year of Troy trigger the year of the comeback for Turkey tourism?

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 23:40
Hope is that arrival numbers will continue to rebound, bolstered by a yearlong celebration that includes the opening of the Troy Museum and even a Trojan theme park.

Hotel-hostel chainlets lead with their food and drink offerings

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 21:40
The high-brow/budget-conscious hybrid is an unusual model for traditional hotels, but the approach is fueling steady growth at Freehand and Mama Shelter.

Puerto Vallarta upgrades urban transit system

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 18:05
Eight buses went into operation this month, and an additional 90 will be added until December, when 332 new units will make up the entire bus system.

Destino Xcaret announces latest developments

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 18:00
Xcaret recently announced plans for a second hotel project, the ecologically inclined La Casa de la Playa.

Mundo Maya looks southward

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 17:40
Similar to the way travelers can visit multiple European countries in one trip, Mexico is aiming to unite with Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

Rome rises to AAA's top international destination this summer

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 17:10
Orlando once again is the top domestic destination.

FAA issues another inspection order after Southwest accident

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 16:50
Airlines will be required to perform ultrasonic tests by the second half of August on fan blades that have been used at least 20,000 times.

Agents pitch rebounding Turkey as an exciting destination

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 16:10
The Travel Advisor Leadership Council met in Istanbul last week, getting a firsthand look at how some popular attractions are faring.

Hyatt's Mark Hoplamazian

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 15:15
The hotel company's CEO talks about wellness travel, group commission cuts and sustainability.

Biz travel specialist OneJet acquiring Ultimate JetCharters

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 13:40
The acquisition includes the Ultimate Air Shuttle brand, which operates regularly scheduled charters between Cincinnati and five eastern cities, utilizing private airports.

Sabre partners with Amazon Web Services to aid cloud migration

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 13:15
Under the partnership, Amazon Web Services will provide Sabre with additional services and training.

Visitor numbers could hit another record in the Dominican Republic

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:15
The country accounted for 21% of all Caribbean travel in 2017.

What's in a name? For Turks and Caicos-based company, almost everything

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:05
"Two years ago we decided to form a brand new, full-service destination management company to work exclusively with travel advisers to serve their luxury clients," Val Kalliecharan said.

Three busy months of settlements, deals and adjustments for Wynn Resorts

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 03:35
The fallout from the sexual misconduct allegations against the Wynn Resorts founder, and the company's response, has been swift and ongoing.

Shovels in the ground at Moxy hotel in Copenhagen

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 21:50
The 228-room hotel, a Marriott International property, is scheduled to open in March.

Eurowings debuts Dusseldorf-JFK service

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 21:45
The service operates Wednesdays through Mondays aboard Airbus A340-300 aircraft and features three-class configurations.