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.
PhoCusWright’s European Online Travel Overview Fifth Edition reveals key trends facing the travel industry.
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.
The large number of broadband Internet users in China, combined with an exponential increase in mobile subscribers, is paving the way for travel-related companies to introduce rich media and mobile applications.
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.
The French online travel market remains stable amidst global economic challenges.
The U.S. hotel industry has suffered greatly amid the U.S. recession. Total hotel room revenue has been in freefall with double-digit declines for 2009.
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”.
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.
The PhoCusWright Conference concluded last Thursday with a champagne toast announcing Amadeus IT Group as the PhoCusWright Travel Innovation Summit Winner.
Nestling in an idyllic corner of southern Brazil, Kurotel has forged a reputation as a world-leader in spa and wellness. BTN finds out more
Does the world really need another search aggregation website? Well, we are about to find out. FlightSearch.com has gone live (in beta) with an interesting approach to searching multiple travel sites.