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.
India will fall under the sporting spotlight in October when Delhi hosts the 19th Commonwealth Games. With three months before the opening ceremony, Breaking Travel News takes a look at preparations for the event.
As the war of attrition with British Airways rumbles on, Unite has turned its attention toward BAA in a dispute ostensibly over pay at the airport operator. But, as Breaking Travel News junior editor Chris O’Toole discovers, all is not as it seems.
Luxury hotel operator Mantis has announced a new joint venture with marketing specialist Three Cities in a deal which could revolutionise Southern Africa’s hospitality sector.
As European travel companies advance from recession into recovery, it is critical for them to stay attuned to the trends shaping consumer sentiment and decision-making.
Johannesburg is leveraging the huge success of hosting the World Cup to continue developing its tourism potential. Breaking Travel News looks at what the City of Gold is doing to keep the momentum going.
The Westin Grand Cape Town has taken the title of “Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Hotel” at the 2010 World Travel Awards Ceremony, whilst Arabella Western Cape Hotel & Spa walked away with the awards for “Africa’s Leading Luxury Hotel”, “Africa’s Leading Spa Resort” and “South Africa’s Leading Spa Resort”.
South Africa’s Mantis Collection has consolidated its position as one of the world’s leading luxury hospitality brands by walking away with two top prizes at the World Travel Awards in Johannesburg. BTN finds out more about the group’s unique collection of worldwide properties.