Las Vegas is known for continually reinventing itself to provide the best possible experience for visitors. A series of new projects announced recently is injecting more than $5 billion into the destination over the next several years.
Global tourism is getting back on track and all indications are showing a return to vacation night stays at beachfront hotels and fractional ownership around the world. Once again the industry is grappling with the age old questions of consumer engagement and vacation memory creation branded to resort properties.
Its an open secret in the waterfront resort community. For the past 40 years resorts have considered little beyond the high tide mark. With the help of a unique environmental design team they are rediscovering acres of property, client engagement, and new sources of revenue.
Cruise Planners - American Express Travel, the nations largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the cruise industry, today announced that CEO Michelle Fee, CFO Tom Kruszewski, and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing Vicky Garcia together purchased the company from Palm Beach Capital, a private equity investment firm that had been the majority owner of Cruise Planners since 2005.
Groupon today announced the acquisition of last-minute travel app Blink, a leading European destination for great deals on highly curated, same-day hotel bookings, bolstering its rapidly growing Groupon Getaways travel business.
Skyscanner will integrate the Fogg hotel search into its site by the end of the year. Currently available in English and Spanish, the service will be expanded to power Skyscanners markets around the globe in 30 languages, and will see a further increase in hotel coverage.
USA TODAY Travel Media Group is adding more tools for travelers and expanding further into digital platforms, and today announced the completion of its acquisition of Tripology. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
XOJET, Inc. announced an alliance with Travel Management Company (TMC) that will effectively expand XOJETs fleet to include TMCs fleet of 24 Hawker 400XP light jets and 30 Hawker 800XP mid-size jets.