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  • AXUS and Tramada Systems team up to power dynamic digital itinerary delivery

    Northstar Travel Group announced that AXUS, its premier itinerary building and collaboration system for travel planners and tour operators, will integrate enhanced functionality with Tramada Systems, ...


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    https://www.traveldailynews.com/post/axus-and-tramada-systems-team-up-to-power-dynamic-digital-itinerary-delivery3366
  • CCRA Travel Commerce Network and Uplift announce strategic alliance

    CCRA Travel Commerce Network and Uplift announce their collaboration to provide travel advisors a flexible financing solution that makes it easy for clients to book today and spread the cost of their ...


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    https://www.traveldailynews.com/post/ccra-travel-commerce-network-and-uplift-announce-strategic-alliance3367
  • Travelstart takes over rival Jumia Travel, plans to tap new customers

    Nigerian-based digital retailer Jumia is offloading its fledgling travel business to South African online travel agency Travelstart. Under the conditions of the distribution and commercial agreement, ...


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    https://www.phocuswire.com/travelstart-jumia-travel-africa3362
  • Egencia Launches Emissions Tracking Tool

    A new tool from Egencia enables the travel management company's corporate clients to track carbon emissions from trips and use that data to help reduce the carbon footprint of their travel program...


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    https://www.businesstravelnews.com/Technology/Egencia-Launches-Emissions-Tracking-Tool3364
  • BTA partners with Global Secure Accreditation

    The Business Travel Association (BTA) has announced a partnership with Global Secure Accreditation (GSA), an independent system of hotel security certification. GSA uses an independent assessment proc...


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    https://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/bta-partners-with-global-secure-accreditation/3361
  • Hotelbeds and easyJet holidays ink partnership

    Hotelbeds has entered into a partnership with the all-new easyJet holidays. Hotelbeds has signed a strategic five-year accommodation supplier agreement with easyJet holidays that will feature handpick...


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    https://www.ttrweekly.com/site/2019/12/hotelbeds-and-easyjet-holidays-ink-partnership/3360
  • easyJet signs four-year exclusive deal with CarTrawler

    CarTrawler, a B2B travel technology company, announces their appointment as exclusive online car rental provider to easyJet. The four-year deal means easyJet will now offer customers unrivalled access...


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    https://www.traveldailynews.com/post/easyjet-signs-four-year-exclusive-deal-with-cartrawler3358
  • Expedia CEO and CFO step down from company with immediate effect

    Expedia Group’s CEO Mark Okerstrom and CFO Alan Pickerill have resigned at the request of the company’s board of directors. Okerstrom also stepped down as a member of the board. Each of th...


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    https://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/expedia-ceo-and-cfo-step-down-from-company-with-immediate-effect/3357
  • Travel Tuesday Cheap airfares hotel deals, cruises

    It’s Travel Tuesday on Dec. 3 as online shoppers who spent a record $9.2 billion on Cyber Monday look to save on airfares, hotels and cruises. Alaska Airlines: Book 21 days from departure throug...


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EVENTS

Conferences

5th World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality

5TH WORLD RESEARCH SUMMIT FOR TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY

December 13-16, 2019
The 5th World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality provides an interactive, dynamic, and shared international platform for academics and practitioners to discuss how to enhance research applications and knowledge management through digital intelligence, connectivity and smart knowledgein a ch...

USA China Tourism Research Summit and Industry Dialogue

USA CHINA TOURISM RESEARCH SUMMIT AND INDUSTRY DIALOGUE

December 17-17, 2019
The USA-China Tourism Research Summit and Industry Dialogue will provide the attendees with the opportunity to gain insights into developing trends in the hospitality and tourism industry in China, understanding the impacts of trade talks, strategies and techniques mutually beneficial for both econo...

25th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism

25TH ANNUAL GRADUATE EDUCATION AND GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

January 03-05, 2020
Welcome to the 25th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism hosted by the William F. Harrah College of Hospitality at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada.  The conference will take place Friday, January 3, 2020 through Sunday, January 5, 202...

ENTER2020 International eTourism Conference

ENTER2020 INTERNATIONAL ETOURISM CONFERENCE

January 08-10, 2020
ENTER2020, the leading eTourism conference organised annually by the International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism (IFITT), will be held at University of Surrey in Guildford, UK on 8-10 January 2020. Renowned for its topical debates, inspiring keynotes, and highly practical workshops, ENT...

SiriusDecisions 2019 Technology Exchange

SIRIUSDECISIONS 2019 TECHNOLOGY EXCHANGE

December 09-11, 2019
The drive for growth never ceases for b-to-b organizations, and more than ever technology is at the centre of enabling that progress. Gone are the days however when a disparate, disconnected set of platforms strewn across sales, marketing an product can serve the organization effectively. An aligned...

International Annual Conference on the Travel and Sustainable Tourism for Peace and Development

INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON THE TRAVEL AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT

December 09-09, 2019
International Annual Conference on the Travel and Sustainable Tourism for Peace and Development is a platform for local and regional actors of different countries, thematic Actors by disciplines, regional or national federations, thematic Federations, by disciplines, and large Institutions of Touris...

International Conference on Tourism, Technology & Systems

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TOURISM, TECHNOLOGY & SYSTEMS

December 05-07, 2019
International Conference on Tourism, Technology & Systems aims to improve the quality of life of people through the development of technology and advances in the field of tourism and social sciences. ICOTTS provides a platform to the researchers, scientists, and analysts from various fields and ...

Global Sustainable Tourism Conference

GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE TOURISM CONFERENCE

December 04-07, 2019
The GSTC2019 Global Conference will bring together international and domestic tourism stakeholders involved in the development and promotion of sustainable tourism; including public sector, hotels, tour operators, academia, development agencies, NGOs, consultants, and more.

 

Webinars

DEC 18, 2019 | 11:00 AM PST-12:00 PM PST
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WHAT'S NEW AT TRIPACTIONS Q4'19
Catch up on the latest product news, enhancements, and releases during our What’s New at TripActions webinar on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 @ 11 AM PST. Sign up now to learn about how we’ve expanded our travel inventory, upgraded the traveler booking and trip management experiences, and r...
DEC 12, 2019 | 11:00 AM
THE TRAVELER PURCHASING BEHAVIORS YOU NEED TO KNOW IN 2020
How are travelers actually being inspired by and booking travel? And do they truly want a personalized experience? In presenting the latest research from Phocuswright and Sojern we’ll dive into:
DEC 16, 2019 | 02:00 PM
HOW PRINCESS IS CONNECTING YOU TO THE WORLD LIKE NO OTHER
Join Princess Cruises’ John Chernesky on December 16 at 2 pm ET as he takes you on a whirlwind tour of the world, according to Princess! From new destinations, new ships, and new technology that’s revolutionizing cruising as we know it, you’ll see what is happening with P...
DEC 17, 2019 | 02:00 PM
LEVERAGING DATA AND KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPIS) TO IMPROVE THE TRAVELER EXPERIENCE AND DRIVE BUSINESS SUCCESS
Increasingly, companies think about the “value” of business travel. Some have set out to build an employee-centric travel program. To do this, they must not only revisit their priorities – they must find new metrics and data sources to evaluate their performance. Based on...
DEC 18, 2019 | 10:30 AM
CRYSTAL – WHERE LUXURY IS PERSONAL
Join Carmen Roig, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Sales, on a journey into the heart of the Crystal Experience – where a superior standard of service delivers on a brand promise that satisfies every discerning traveler’s version of luxury, because luxury is personal. D...
DEC 18, 2019 | 11:00 AM PST-11:30 AM PST
WEBINAR WHAT'S NEW AT TRIPACTIONS Q4'19
Catch up on the latest product news, enhancements, and releases during our What’s New at TripActions webinar on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 @ 11 AM PST. Sign up now to learn about how we’ve expanded our travel inventory, upgraded the traveler booking and trip management experiences, and r...

SELL EVERYWHERE USING DIFFERENT BOOKING TOOLS
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Imagine being able to sell and take bookings wherever you are, in your office, through your agents and partners, and when you are out and about. Using booking tools that allow you to take bookings on-the-go can mean the freedom you always wished you had. It can also help you boost over-the...
DISCOVER JAPAN 2018
Discover Japan 2018: Webinar on Tourism in Japan and our Japan 2018 Tours. Learn how to sell Japan tours and the current trends in traveling to Japan.
THE CTC, A MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR TRAVEL PROFESSIONALS
Do you have what it takes to be an effective manager? Do you have the skills that employers look for when they make decisions on who to promote? Everyday business changes like converting from one GDS system to another, negotiating supplier contracts or working on developing a cohesive team...
LIVING WITH A HOST FAMILY: WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO WEBINAR
This informational webinar hosted by Greenheart Travel program manager, Megan Arzbaecher, and high school programs director, Hope Pavich, will help you best prepare to live with a host family abroad BEFORE you go!
SELLING THE WORLD'S RIVERS
River Cruising is one of the hottest markets in travel. Exploration, culinary excellence, local guides and spectacular views are all part of today's experience. Join Travel Weekly, TravelAge West and leaders from leading river cruise companies to hear the new itineraries, destination u...
LOS CABOS TODAY!
Join Travel Weekly and the Los Cabos Tourism Board for exciting news on the trendiest beach destination in Mexico. We'll update you on upcoming hotel openings, revolutionary gastronomic experiences, and thrilling activities!

RESOURCES

There is one segment of the travel industry whose growth will be slowed only by its capacity: cruising. And the reasons are really quite simple: the product is priced inclusively; guests typically awa...

Many cultural communities lack the convenience and services of big cities while holding enormous tourism potential. Moreover, the access to healthcare, financial services and others is often very limi...

In a journey that covered more than 15,000 miles traversing the backroads and byways of Turkey, Robyn Eckhardt and David Hagerman, author and photographer of the award-winning Eating Asia blog, went a...

We could’ve come up with 50 reasons why you should be a travel agent, that’s how rewarding and unique this career path is! But instead, we scoped the best 10 reasons that agents’ job...

Johnny Jet (real name: John DiScala) is the expert and blogger behind the eponymous site JohnnyJet.com, and appears on Forbes' list of Top 10 travel influencers. He flies an average of 150,00 mile...

Today’s digital business traveler wants one thing above all: self-service. Travelers want the freedom to handle parts of their journey themselves – from downloading digital boarding passes...

Reykjavik is the capital and largest city of Iceland with a population of just over 120 000 people. As far as European capital cities go, it is tiny – but that means that 48 hours in Reykjavik i...

Vietnam is indisputably one of the most intoxicating places on the planet. More than 10 million travellers visited Vietnam in 2016 for its history, beautiful landscapes, and yummy Vietnamese food! Our...

From outdoor ice-skating rinks, sporadic snowfall and Christmas markets with plenty of heart-warming traditional food (you must try the German sausages) and handmade gifts, there is an outpouring of a...