Ah, that box we all think within is ever constricting. Just consider how we now look at accommodations, dining, and transportation - the big travel, housing, and entertainment topics. Never mind, pondering a rental of our lawn mower, bicycle or trench coat. They are all available for the right price.
he Global Business Travel Association (GBTA announced registration is open for GBTA Convention 2015 in Orlando, Fla., July 25-29. The annual convention is the largest, most comprehensive annual gathering of business travel and meetings managers, meeting planners, procurement professionals and suppliers anywhere in the world.
A milestone resolution recognizing the contribution of sustainable tourism to poverty eradication, community development and the protection of biodiversity has been adopted by consensus by the United Nations General Assembly.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced the transition plan for the organization following the departure of Christine Duffy, President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 31, 2015. In the interim, newly appointed Global CLIA Chairman Adam M. Goldstein, President and COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., will serve as the official spokesperson for the organization.
Cathay Pacific Airways announced the addition of three new flights per week from San Francisco International Airport to Hong Kong, bringing the total number of non-stop weekly flights from San Francisco to 17. The new service will begin on June 12, 2015.
AAA has unveiled 121 hotels and 63 restaurants that have earned the AAA/CAA Five Diamond Rating in the past 12 months, qualifying them for the 2015 Five Diamond Award lists. This exclusive group represents just 0.3 percent of the more than 58,000 AAA/CAA Approved and Diamond Rated hotels and restaurants.
She will design, lead and implement a comprehensive global communications strategy that promotes the association and ensures unified messaging across multiple stakeholders. This newly created position reports directly to the CEO and is based in Washington, DC.
The U.S. Department of Transportations Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service load factor a measure of the use of airline capacity rose to 83.4 percent in October, seasonally adjusted, after having remained virtually unchanged at 83.3 percent for two months.