Questex Hospitality + Travel today previewed some of the worlds foremost luxury travel suppliers and sponsors that are scheduled to participate in its 2014 Luxury Travel Exchange International (LTX), to be held Dec. 9-11 at The Palazzo in Las Vegas.
ARC reported that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies rose 4.68 percent year-over-year in the first eight months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totaling $63.1 billion versus $60.3 billion in 2013.
BridgeStreet Global Hospitality released the results of a worldwide survey of more than 640 recent guests at the Serviced Apartments Summit this year, revealing an overwhelmingly positive sentiment toward blending business travel with leisure, dubbed 'bleisure.'
Holland America Line revealed the name of its new 99,500-ton cruise ship slated for delivery in February 2016 will be ms Koningsdam. While the name pays homage to the company's rich heritage and deep roots in the Netherlands, it also reflects a new era with a bold name that is an original in Holland America Line's 141-year history.
Worldwide, shopping tours play an important part on one in three holidays spent abroad. It is not just travellers from Asia who go on extensive shopping tours. South Americans also enjoy the shopping opportunities at their travel destinations more than others.
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) today announced that Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline, will be a featured speaker at Centre Stage at the GBTA Conference 12-14 November in Berlin, which this year incorporates VDRs autumn symposium.