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Nontransactional Travel Sites: Complement or Competition?

Nontransactional Travel Sites: Complement or Competition?

Companies no longer need to sell travel to be a major online travel player. Over the past several years, the online travel marketplace has evolved to include a full range of nontransactional Web sites that complement and at times compete with transactional sites for consumer attention.

ILTM Report Day Three

ILTM Report Day Three

Buyers at this year’s International Luxury Travel Market are taking the show “much more seriously”, according to the suppliers. The impact of the recession on luxury travel habits means that buyers need to show a definite return on investment and are much more open to negotiation than in previous years.

Welcome to Luxury Month

Welcome to Luxury Month

Would it be tempting fate to say that the luxury travel sector is actually doing rather well? The International Luxury Travel Market has just kicked off in Cannes with more than 1,200 suppliers, 214 stand holders and 1,100 buyers.

African glory in Molori

African glory in Molori

Opened in 2007, Molori Safari Lodge has become top choice for a string of A-list safari fans, from Kate Moss to Lily Allen. BTN takes a peak inside South Africa’s most talked about luxury lodge.

On a world-class mission

On a world-class mission

Mission Hills is spearheading golf development in China and is recognized by the Guinness World Records as the largest golf club in the world, boasting an incredible twelve 18-hole champion golf courses. It achievements were recognized at the recent World Travel Awards Asia Ceremony where it was voted “Asia’s Leading Golf Resort”.

A new level of luxury in South and Central America

A new level of luxury in South and Central America

Online specialists Intelligent Leisure Solutions (ILS3) and the Discover.Travel Group are blazing a new trail in providing highly-personalized travel solutions to South and Central America. BTN discovers more about their innovative strategies that are making them leaders in these regions.