A new study from the Global Business Travel Association Foundation, the organization’s education and research branch, reveals that rental cars remain the most popular method of ground transportation among today’s business travelers. Continue reading GBTA Study Details Top Ground Transportation Methods Among Business Travelers
The Year 2015 has been kind to many North American hoteliers, but new data from hospitality solutions provider TravelClick highlights some dips in guest demand for the rest of the year.
According to the August 2015 TravelClick North American Hospitality Review (NAHR), group occupancy and transient (individual) business occupancy have dipped by 0.5 percent and 1. Continue reading Demand Dips for North American Hotels
As Tropical Storm Erika lashed the Caribbean, several cruise ships changed itineraries as the storm hit Puerto Rico on Friday and headed on a path to the Dominican Republic, the Turks & Caicos and the Bahamas. Continue reading Ships Alter Itineraries to Avoid Caribbean Storm
“What do you mean you’ve never been to Chicago?” – This is the question that I have been asked for a long time. Continue reading Dispatch: The Virgin’s Trip to Chicago – Day 1
Unquestionably, the Florida Keys has historically drawn travelers attracted to its easy-going vibe. With a slate of new properties on the horizon, those travelers are now being afforded more options than ever before. Continue reading Unlocking New Hotels Offerings in The Florida Keys
Hurtigruten has been taking the lead on sustainable travel for more than 100 years – as it navigated along the scenic, fjord-indented landscape of Norway’s west coast, and then continued that tradition when it expanded into expedition sailing in Antarctica, Greenland, Spitsbergen and Iceland over the past 20-plus years.
After all, it is the land of Amundsen and Nansen and so many other polar explorers. Continue reading Hurtigruten Launches Global Corporate Social Responsibility Foundation
As the travel industry focuses more on India, Expedia has released a report that examines the travel behavior and preferences of Indians.
The Holiday Activity Report 2015 asked 520 people in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune and Hyderabad about their travel process during the summer, from the planning stage to the trip itself. Continue reading Expedia Report Spotlights Indian Travelers
CNN reported that Danny has been downgraded to a tropical storm. It has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph and is moving west at 15 mph. As of midday Sunday, it was 275 miles east of the Lesser Antilles island of Guadeloupe, with heavy winds extending at least 60 miles from the center. Continue reading Flights and Cruises Impacted as Hurricane Danny Approaches the Caribbean
Beginning in December, travelers can get a double dose of the “Eternal City” with roundtrip itineraries departing from Civitavecchia, Italy, the port for Rome, onboard Costa Cruises’ newest ship, Costa Diadema. The Italian-flagged cruise line crafted the seven-night cruises to give guests the opportunity to explore the western Mediterranean while cruising roundtrip from one of the world’s most popular destinations. Continue reading Costa Diadema to Begin Roundtrip Departures From Rome This Winter
PHOTO: Aquagames at Sirenis Punta Cana. (courtesy Sirenis Hotels & Resorts)
It seems like summer is just heating up but before you know it, fall will be just around the corner and that means it’s time to start thinking about the season known for travel Continue reading Sweet Fall Savings at Sirenis