NEWS

   

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  • Amadeus new business partner of BARIG

    Amadeus, a leading travel technology and service provider for airlines and the global travel industry, is a new business partner of BARIG (Board of Airline Representatives in Germany). Through this ag...


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    http://www.ttnworldwide.com/Article/301912/Amadeus-new-business-partner-of-BARIG3446
  • WEX Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire eNett and Optal

    WEX , a leading financial technology service provider, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase eNett, a leading provider of B2B payments solutions to the travel ind...


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    https://www.oaoa.com/news/business/article_f3f76812-00db-5004-8624-97744cce68cb.html3444
  • Sabre and Accor collaborate to create new solutions that hoteliers need

    Travel and aviation tech-sperts Sabre alongside hospitality powerhouse Accor, the leading software and technology company powering the global travel industry, announced today they will work together o...


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    https://www.traveldailymedia.com/sabre-and-accor-collaborate-to-create-new-solutions-that-hoteliers-need/3436
  • Tripadvisor begins brand transformation with new course for Viator, executive shakeup

    As it prepares to mark 20 years in business next month, Tripadvisor is embarking on a dramatic realignment aimed at helping the company preserve profitability and spur new growth as it deals with comp...


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    https://www.phocuswire.com/tripadvisor-viator-independence-executive-changes3445
  • Sabre Forges 10-Year Partnership With Google to Build the Future of Travel

    Google Cloud announced it has joined forces with Sabre Corporation — a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry—to help digitally transform the trave...


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    https://martechseries.com/technology/sabre-forges-10-year-partnership-google-build-future-travel/3433
  • Logitravel Selects RateGain to Deliver Great Holidays at Best Prices

    RateGain Technologies, the leading SaaS player in travel and hospitality, today announced that Logitravel, a leading pan-European OTA specialized in holidays, helping over five million people each yea...


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    https://www.prnewswire.co.uk/news-releases/logitravel-selects-rategain-to-deliver-great-holidays-at-best-prices-813074522.html3434
  • Jet2.com and Jet2holidays partner with WeSwap

    Jet2 com and Jet2holidays has partnered with WeSwap to offer customers a prepaid contactless global travel money card and help organise all their travel essentials when abroad. In addition, customers ...


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    https://www.traveldailymedia.com/jet2-com-and-jet2holidays-partner-with-weswap/3437
  • Lufthansa invests in TripActions

    Lufthansa Group has become the first airline company to invest in business travel platform TripActions, kicking off a strategic partnership. The investment – made through the Lufthansa Innovatio...


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    https://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/lufthansa-invests-in-tripactions/3430
  • Arbitrip reveals platform updates

    Business travel management platform Arbitrip has announced a rebrand that includes updates to its user interface and a new logo. Platform updates include a new user interface the company said makes it...


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    https://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/arbitrip-reveals-new-branding/3431

EVENTS

Conferences

Chicago Travel and Adventure Show 2020

CHICAGO TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE SHOW 2020

February 08-09, 2020
Explore endless vacation options.Discover over 250+ destinations from around the globe.Plan your trip face-to-face with thousands of travel experts.Meet travel celebrities Samantha Brown, Rick Steves, and Pauline Frommer.Attend dozens of educational seminars on the Savvy Traveler and Destination The...

International Conference on Tourism & Marketing

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TOURISM & MARKETING

February 14-15, 2020
International Conference on Tourism & Marketing conference will cover areas like agri-tourism, birth tourism, creative tourism, culinary tourism, cultural tourism, dark tourism and doom tourism.

International Conference on Marketing, Tourism & Hospitality

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MARKETING, TOURISM & HOSPITALITY

February 14-15, 2020
International Conference on Marketing, Tourism & Hospitality explores the topics of Agri-Tourism, Birth Tourism, Creative Tourism, Culinary Tourism, Cultural Tourism, Dark Tourism, Doom Tourism, Educational Tourism, Extreme Tourism, Experiential Tourism, Geo-Tourism, Ghetto Tourism, Heritage Tou...

SOUTH CAROLINA

SOUTH CAROLINA'S ANNUAL GOVERNOR'S CONFERENCE ON TOURISM & TRAVEL

February 17-19, 2020
Considered the largest annual gathering of the South Carolina tourism industry, the Governor’s Conference offers sessions on emerging consumer trends and tourism marketing strategy to help SCPRT and the industry grow tourism.

America’s Favorite Travel Show Returns to San Diego

AMERICA’S FAVORITE TRAVEL SHOW RETURNS TO SAN DIEGO

January 18-19, 2020
The best part? All of this is included with your ticket. Make the first stop on your next trip the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show – buy your tickets today!

Touristik

TOURISTIK

January 10-12, 2020
Touristik event bring together tour operators, airlines, hotels, clubs, and communities who offer the attendees with attractive views of attractive local and long-distance destinations for the next holiday.

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...

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...

 

Webinars

JAN 28, 2020 | 01:00 PM
THE WORLD OF CRYSTAL – LUXURY AND VALUE
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...
JAN 29, 2020 | 03:00 PM
A CLIA CRUISE LINE WEBINAR: CELESTYAL CRUISES
Learn how to grow your business with Celestyal Cruises as a Partner! Discover the top 5 ways you can move your business forward with Celestyal Cruises and maximize your revenue earning opportunities.
JAN 30, 2020
TRAVEL TRENDS 2020: DISCOVER THE LATEST IN ONLINE AND MOBILE TRAVEL
Kick-start 2020 by uncovering the tech trends that customers want, travel brands are investing in and experts predict to be the next big thing. Join our webinar on January 30, where Travelport’s Glenville Morris (product director for digital insights) and Robert Brown (managing direc...
FEB 04, 2020 | 02:00 PM
CORPORATE TRAVEL MANAGEMENT 101 FOR FINANCE AND PEOPLE TEAMS
Managing corporate travel doesn’t always fall squarely under a ‘travel department,’ and often, those responsible for their organization’s travel programs have to juggle travel along with other competing priorities. To help non-travel managers optimize their programs...
FEB 05, 2020 | 02:00 PM
PINTEREST – A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY FOR TOURISM MARKETERS
Travel and tourism marketers are flocking to Pinterest. No wonder – Pinterest is the ultimate wish list and vacation planners are using it in the dream phase, the planning phase and the post vacation phase. In this session Susan Sweeney, Internet marketing expert and the author of 8 ...
FEB 05, 2020 | 10:00 AM
IATA ONE ID: A VISION FOR AN END-TO-END BIOMETRIC PASSENGER JOURNEY
This two-part webinar series will provide an introductory overview of IATA’s One ID process and the requirements, address the benefits and challenges of implementations from a multi-stakeholder viewpoint, as well as unpack some of the significant implementations we see in operation t...

SELL EVERYWHERE USING DIFFERENT BOOKING TOOLS
Sponsored
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...
WEBINAR THE ULTIMATE UNMANAGED-TO-MANAGED TRAVEL CHECKLIST
Sponsored
If you’ve never managed corporate travel before, it’s difficult to know where to begin — Which features make sense for your business and employees? How much visibility and reporting will you get? Will traveling employees even bother to use it in the first place? Hosted by TripActions Direc...
WEBINAR THE MODERN CFO'S APPROACH TO T&E MANAGEMENT
Sponsored
Travel expenses often account for at least 10% of a company’s budget, and yet many organizations still don’t have optimal visibility or control over that spend. In the face of this glaring disconnect, what’s a modern CFO to do? In this webinar, TripActions’ VP of Finance, Francis Moran, an...
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!

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...