Wall Street is ready to put it’s money on travel again, with a rash of IPOs scheduled for the coming months. Here’s an overview of the major public offerings that are going to hit the markets late this year or early next year.
JetBlue is really starting to get creative in using unique pricing to generate consumer buzz - the latest is $31 seats on Halloween.
Hotels Magazine just broke a nice story on a squabble that has erupted between Choice and Expedia that is eerily reminiscent of a fight between Expedia and IHG several years ago.
The Boston to Baltimore air market is starting to look like the Boston to New York bus market with fares almost at the same level of the Fung Wah bus! Of particular interest, BOS-BWI is one of the few markets where all three of the nation’s largest low-cost carriers compete head to head - and that will make it fun to watch.
When Nic posted her My Bottle’s Up rant on October 16, allegedly detailing how TSA agents separated her from her child at Atlanta’s security checkpoint, the tale garnered plenty of sympathy and outrage, mainly from mothers who know what it’s like to travel alone.
I remain stunned how often I still read announcements from large off-line travel agents (in Australia, Asia and elsewhere) saying that they don’t need to worry about competition from online players.
With Travelocity private and execs being very quiet of late, is has proven harder and harder to find out what is going on at the land of the gnome.
Allegiant Air is facing a problem which most travel companies – especially airlines, would love to have. The Nevada based low-cost airline is growing so fast that it now has to make a stark choice in terms of its future direction.
Virgin America just announced free Wi-Fi over the holidays - and it is quite a definition of the holiday season - almost as long as Bloomingdales defines it - November 10th to January 15th.
Rocky Mountaineer offers holidaymakers the chance to explore the dramatic scenery of Western Canada, taking in the majestic peaks of the Rocky Mountains, mirror-still lakes, deep-blue glaciers and black bears that still roam the wilds. Here Breaking Travel News takes a ride.
This morning Orbitz rolled out a new home page - gone are the jarring deep blues and oranges of the old site. Many of the changes are subtle but overall, it has a much cleaner look and feel.
As an active online traveler living in India, I have had, if not a front row seat, at least a window seat with a pretty good view of the country’s vibrant, online travel sector. As detailed in PhoCusWright’s Asia Pacific Online Travel Overview Third Edition, India’s online travel marketplace is characterized by intense competition and entrepreneurial energy. The report adds that India will “emerge a winner in the online space.”