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Key U.S. Traveler Insights—2010

Key U.S. Traveler Insights—2010

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.

Lessons For Travel Innovators

Lessons For Travel Innovators

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.

Editor’s Blog: United they fall

Editor’s Blog: United they fall

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.

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates: In a class of its own

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates: In a class of its own

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 makes Hannover its sixith hub

Germanwings makes Hannover its sixith hub

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.

Michel van Gessel introduces Oceanwide Expeditions

Michel van Gessel introduces Oceanwide Expeditions

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.

Editor’s Blog: Hollywood sign to become hotel?

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.

Middle East & North Africa expansion for Rotana

Middle East & North Africa expansion for Rotana

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.