Now that airlines have struck gold with the revenue streams flowing from ancillary services, the industry may never be the same.
Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the UAE, is introducing its first “all economy” class aircraft into its fleet in October 2010. The launch aims to help the fast-growing carrier deliver an even more competitive product on key short-haul routes from its Abu Dhabi home base.
With fewer than a thousand destinations afforded the prestigious honour, recognition by the UNESCO World Heritage List can catapult a national treasure to international fame. With just 21 additions to the list made this year, Breaking Travel News here takes a look at those which made the cut.
As the FCO lifts its warning against travel to Sri Lanka, Breaking Travel News junior editor Chris O’Toole assesses whether it is now safe to travel to the Indian Ocean destination.
Rapid advances in mobile technology have introduced a new medium for consumers to interact with travel companies, and the results are quickly becoming evident among European travelers.
As the social Web evolves, so too do the dynamics between consumers and marketers.
Brazil is on a roll in the build up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympics. But is its magic rubbing off on the rest of South America?
Visiting a variety of travel-related websites has become a fundamental part of the travel planning process for many consumers.
On July 1, 2010, Google officially—and finally—announced the acquisition of ITA Software, a leading provider of airfare shopping technology, for US$700 million.
New developments in mobile phone technology have shifted the search giants focus to mobile advertising. What are the latest developments to emerge from Google’s mobile labs?
It is no surprise that U.S. consumers traveled less in 2009 and those that did travel spent significantly less while on the road. Now that the economy has stabilized, have travelers recovered or are they still shell shocked?
Since its foundation in 1977, Al Rais Travel & Shipping has grown to become one of the largest independent travel agencies in the United Arab Emirates. Here Breaking Travel News sits down with deputy managing director Mohamed Al Rais to discuss what the future holds for the company.