Priceline announced its latest big score—the acquisition of Manchester, U.K.-based TravelJigsaw, one of the largest car rental-only OTAs in the world.
As U.S. travelers look ahead to the second half of 2010 and beyond, the general sentiment is clearly more positive than it was in 2009.
Ancillary Services Shake Up Air Travel Distribution
Today’s turbulent travel market provides the perfect opportunity for innovative companies to launch new technologies and solutions. Start-ups, emerging players and established companies innovate every minute of every day to beat the competition.
Following a ballot of members, the Unite union has called for 20 days of strikes during May and June – with the spring half-term and May Bank Holiday hit. But could this latest industrial action mark the end of their long running dispute with British Airways? Breaking Travel News Junior Editor Chris O’Toole takes a look.
Offering guests an unrivalled Alpine experience amid a world-class shopping, leisure, and entertainment destination, the Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates has been recognised by the World Travel Awards as among the finest properties in the United Arab Emirates.
Germanwings, which began in October 2002 as the low cost carrier within the Lufthansa legacy group and servicing 7.2 million passengers in 2009, has added Hannover as its sixth base of operations as it launched London Stansted to Hannover Route on Thursday April, 29th. Three Airbus A 319 aircraft stationed in Hanover fly will fly to a total of 16 cities.
Oceanwide Expeditions has acquired a well earned reputation as a world leader in small-scale seaborne adventures off the beaten track in the Arctic and Antarctic Polar regions. Here Breaking Travel News sits down with managing director Michel van Gessel to discuss the future of this unique venture.
As the latest challenge to the Hollywood sign is defeated – following a donation from Hugh Hefner – Chris O’Toole here takes a look if there is a surprise in store for this world famous monument.
The majority of travelers are satisfied with their online travel shopping experience.
Rotana has outlined ambitious expansion plans for the Middle East and North Africa. With an ambition to offer a property in every key city in the region, the hotel management company has signed deals to operate hotels in Egypt, Jordan, Oman, Iraq, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
It is no secret that online traveler reviews have become an industry in its own right.