Category Archives: Hotels

Where Your State Wants to Travel the Most

It’s no secret that Americans want to travel the world in 2019. But where does your state want to go in the New Year? The folks over at DaringPlanet.com recently analyzed geotagged tweets including hashtag #vacation, #travel and similar terms

Popular Travel Apps Allegedly Shared User Data with Facebook

A new report from London-based watchdog group Privacy International claims that several popular travel apps, including Kayak and TripAdvisor, are sharing user information with Facebook without consent. The Boston Globe reported the researchers tested more than 30 popular Android smartphone

Rollout for the GNTB Campaign

WHY IT RATES: There will be several projects to promote this important event. —Codie Liermann, Associate Editor The German National Tourist Board starts the year 2019 with its worldwide campaign on the Centenary of the foundation of the legendary Bauhaus

Guyana Records Record Number of Arrivals

The small South American nation of Guyana recorded a record number of visitors in 2018, according to recent visitation reports. Guyana recorded a total number of visitor arrivals of 286,732 passengers; a 15.93 percent increase from the 247,330 visitors Guyana

The Evolution of Traveling for Queer Families

In recent years, a lot of the media coverage on queer travel has focused on queer couples and honeymoon destinations. That’s natural in the years following the legalization of same-sex marriage in all 50 states, as well as in some

ASTA and Partners Ask Industry to Switch From Agent to Advisor

Change is hard, but today, the American Society of Travel Advisors and its many partners have asked the industry to make the switch: call travel agents travel advisors. In an open letter, the organization says that the term “advisor” more

Priceline and US Department of Defense Launch Military Travel Booking Site

Online travel agency Priceline and the United States Department of Defense have partnered up to create a travel site for U.S. military personnel. Dubbed “American Forces Travel,” this new site is open to current and retired military personnel to find

Enterprise Drives Value with Supplier Diversity Program

WHY IT RATES: Enterprise continues to hold the supplier diversity program of high importance.—Codie Liermann, Associate Editor RELATED OFFERS Weekend Getaway Rates! Enterprise … All Travel Offers Five years after establishing its Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Certification Assistance

Walt Disney World is the Place to Eat in 2019

1/16 Eat at Disney When it comes to dining, there’s no better food than theme park food. And while many of us still think about burgers, hot dogs and the occasional giant pretzel, there’s so much more, especially at the Walt

Global Mega-trends Are Shaping New Imperatives for Travel

As global forces continue to converge and trigger unprecedented change, the future of travel and tourism will be shaped by those companies and destinations that offer unique and meaningful experiences. Providing personal service to sustainability-minded customers will also be critical

Hotel Cancels Fan's Reservation Before Super Bowl

With less than a month before the Super Bowl, Michael Marshall was informed that a hotel reservation he made for the big game nearly a year ago was canceled. “I was just in shock,” Michael Marshall told WSBV TV Channel

Princess Cruises Debuts Largest Balconies at Sea

WHY IT RATES: .Measuring 1,012 square feet (starboard side Sky Suite) and 947 square feet (port side Sky Suite), the new balconies provide private vantage of the ship’s Movie Under the Stars screenings and create the ultimate space for entertaining.

10 Instagram-Worthy Destinations for 2019 Travels

Wondering where to plan your first trip in 2019? The travel experts at Jucy, in conjunction with a few top travel influencers, have curated a list of some of the most photogenic destinations in the U.S. for travelers to add

25 Best Rides at Universal Studios Orlando Theme Parks

1/26 Three Parks for Three Times the Fun Universal Orlando has three exceptional theme parks—Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and Volcano Bay. Opened in 2017, Volcano Bay is Universal’s water theme park. Although Universal Studios may be best known for their

2018 Gay Travel Award Winners Announced

WHY IT RATES: The awards recognize travel industry partners that welcome LGBTQ travelers. 鈥擩aneen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer GayTravel.com, a trusted resource for LGBTQ travelers across the globe, announced the winners of the 2018 Gay Travel Awards. You May Also

CWT Expands Mobile Air Bookings

WHY IT RATES: The new offering gives added flexibility to clients and travelers. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has expanded its mobile air booking offering in 20 key markets around the world,

Travel Agents Believe 2019 Will Bring a Boom in Business

It’s shaping up to be a banner year for the travel business. If you are a travel agent, presumably you are betting on your clients increased wealth and social media channels to inspire them to book more vacations this year.

5 Fun Destinations From American Airlines Vacations

1/6 More Fun in 2019 Whether you’re a travel agent or a traveler, you stand to gain from knowing about American Airlines Vacations (AAV). AAV not only puts agents front and center with its online booking site and exclusive benefits

Taxi Drivers Protesting Ride-Hailing Services in Madrid

Taxi drivers in Madrid staged a protest Monday that had to be broken up by police as they continue to fight against the expansion of app-based ride-hailing services like Uber. According to The Associated Press, Spanish police announced there had

2019 Travvy Awards Honors the Best and Brightest in Travel Industry

TravAlliancemedia is kicking off the New Year honoring the travel industry’s best and brightest. The fifth annual Travvy Awards took place on January 23, 2019, at Gotham Hall in New York City. Hosted by travAlliancemedia and sponsored by Allianz as