NEWS

   

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  • FCM achieves NDC ‘milestones’

    FCM Travel Solutions has announced several developments in its strategy to book and service NDC content from airlines for customers in the EMEA region following testing of solutions with Amadeus and o...


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    https://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/fcm-achieves-ndc-milestones/2254
  • BCD announces Rennies merger in South Africa

    BCD Travel has announced its joint-venture partner in South Africa Connex Travel is merging with Rennies Travel. The combined business results in a total of 737 employees, with offices in Pretoria, Jo...


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    https://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/bcd-announces-rennies-merger-in-south-africa/2255
  • Hoist Group acquires HotelEngine booking platform

    Hoist Group has acquired HotelEngine, a Finland-based online booking tech specialist, for an undisclosed sum. Hoist, which offers a range of services to hotels from property management to guest servic...


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    https://www.phocuswire.com/Hoist-Group-acquires-HotelEngine2251
  • Amadeus expands travel audience advertising platform to Asia Pacific

    Travel technology company Amadeus has launched its advertising platform travel audience in Asia Pacific, which is aimed at helping advertisers reach consumers in the largest and fastest growing travel...


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    https://www.warc.com/newsandopinion/news/amadeus_expands_travel_audience_advertising_platform_to_asia_pacific/427692253
  • MakeMyTrip inks pact with TripAdvisor

    MakeMyTrip has signed an agreement with travel platform major TripAdvisor to offer choices for local experiences at international destinations to outbound Indian tourists. Travellers looking to discov...


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    https://www.traveldailymedia.com/makemytrip-inks-pact-with-tripadvisor/2248
  • Luxury Escapes launches presence in the U.S.

    Luxury Escapes, the Australian travel brand that has transformed the luxury travel landscape by changing the way travelers book, save and experience luxury travel, is expanding its presence in the Uni...


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    https://www.traveldailynews.com/post/luxury-escapes-launches-presence-in-the-us2249
  • Hays Travel to take over 555 Thomas Cook stores

    The Sunderland based travel agent, Hays Travel, has pledged to take over the 555 Thomas Cook stores across the nation, saving up to 2,500 jobs. Thomas Cook was placed in compulsory liquidation on Sept...


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    https://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/news/hays-travel-to-take-over-555-thomas-cook-stores-1-100445442245
  • TripAdvisor Introduces TripAdvisor Connect

    TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel information platform, today announced that TripAdvisor Connect, previously in beta testing, has officially launched on Facebook and Instagram.  This ...


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    https://www.traveltrendstoday.in/news/technology/item/7715-tripadvisor-introduces-tripadvisor-connect2247
  • Wings buys US energy sector specialist

    Wings Travel Management has announced the acquisition of the energy and corporate travel business of Associated Travel in Louisiana, marking an expansion of its footprint in the market.The agreement w...


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    https://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/wings-buys-us-energy-sector-specialist/2242

EVENTS

Conferences

SiriusDecisions Summit APAC

SIRIUSDECISIONS SUMMIT APAC

October 15-16, 2019
SiriusDecisions Summit APAC is the must attend event for our community of sales, marketing and product innovators and trendsetters that drive growth in the most well-respected high-performing companies in the market today. We will showcase our theme; Achieving High Performance by Aligning the B-to-B...

International Conference on Cultural Sustainable Tourism

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CULTURAL SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

October 15-17, 2019
International Conference on Cultural Sustainable Tourism involves the visitor getting involved or in contact with the unique heritage and special character of a place. More awareness of the place’s values, languages, lifestyle, and customs is conveyed to the visitor. Through tourism, lays the ...

Greater Manchester Tourism Conference 2019

GREATER MANCHESTER TOURISM CONFERENCE 2019

October 17-17, 2019
The fourth annual Greater Manchester Tourism Conference will be held this year on Thursday 17 October and is one of the event highlights of the year for Marketing Manchester members and stakeholders. We again promise a highly informative, participative and business focused day for all members of the...

The Ohio Conference on Travel

THE OHIO CONFERENCE ON TRAVEL

October 15-17, 2019
The Ohio Conference on Travel is comprised of members of the travel and tourism industry in Ohio and its membership includes travel industry suppliers such as hotels, restaurants, attractions, and destination marketing organizations as well as tour companies who package and sell group tour vacations...

WYSTC

WYSTC

October 08-11, 2019
Now in its 28th year, the World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) is the leading trade event for the global youth, student and educational travel industry. Since its inception in 1992 as the annual event of WYSE Travel Confederation, youth and student travel professionals have been gatheri...

SiriusDecisions Summit Europe

SIRIUSDECISIONS SUMMIT EUROPE

October 10-11, 2019
SiriusDecisions Summit Europe is the must attend event for our community of sales, marketing and product innovators and trendsetters that drive growth in the most well-respected high-performing companies in the market today. We will showcase our theme; Achieving High Performance by Aligning the B-to...

Digital Travel Connect USA

DIGITAL TRAVEL CONNECT USA

October 02-04, 2019
A meeting of digital travel leaders to discuss winning strategies and discover solutions to challenges. It’s an opportunity to meet with your peers in an intimate, exclusive setting and talk business on a personal level.

TravelConnect 2019

TRAVELCONNECT 2019

October 03-04, 2019
TravelConnect will equip travel professionals to adopt fresh perspectives and transform their businesses. Hear from travel industry leaders on why TravelConnect is one of the most valuable conferences they attend each year. With sessions on technology, brand and innovation, TravelConnect sparks mean...

 

Webinars

OCT 17, 2019 | 12 pm
THE BEAT RESEARCH – CORPORATE TRAVEL TECH ADOPTION WEBINAR
Technology is the great enabler of travel management. From online booking tools to niche traveler rewards systems, corporations can deploy an array of tools to guide travelers pre-trip, in-trip and post-trip. But what have they deployed? And what do they plan to implement next? Register no...
OCT 17, 2019 | 02:00 PM
NO PASSPORT REQUIRED: A FUTURISTIC VISION OF BUSINESS TRAVEL
Join us on Thursday, October 17th at 11AM PDT | 2PM EDT as futurist Dré Labre of TBD.company offers a peek at some imagined scenarios and possible future worlds for business travel to help provoke meaningful conversations and inspire new ideas. You’ll walk away with a bold per...
OCT 22, 2019 | 11:00 AM
WHY PERSONALIZATION IS IMPOSSIBLE IN TRAVEL (AND HOW TO DO IT)
Where do you want to go next? Does your email inbox reflect that? If you’re like most travel consumers, the answer is a resounding, “no.” Why is personalization in travel so hard? (Not the “we know some of your preferences and travel themes we can bucket you under&r...
NOV 04, 2019 | 9:00 am
LET'S TALK ABOUT TOP TRIPS FOR THE US AND CANADA!
Join Central & Western USA's PGM, Carolyn Okon, to talk about Intrepid Groups MOST popular trips in North America!
NOV 06, 2019 | 10:00 AM
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF SEAMLESS TRAVEL, THE NEXT CHAPTER OF MODERN AVIATION
This webinar will explore the current developments of seamless travel around the world through real-life implementation, lessons learned and subsequent best practice. Register to discover more.
NOV 15, 2019 | 6:30 PM
LONDON 2019: TRAVEL INFORMATIONAL WEBINAR
Have the travel bug, but not sure where to go? Join us with this informational webinar about London 2019. This is a trip of a lifetime! Walk through a tentative schedule, witness beautiful pictures of all the amazing activities and get questions answered! We will talk about traveling, expe...

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...