Tag Archives: Travel

White House is Reviewing the Travel Ban to North Korea

Travel to North Korea is a no-go for American citizens right now thanks to a travel ban instituted last year, however, that may soon change. The White House announced today that they are reviewing travel restrictions to North Korea. They

New Global Business Travel Report Forecasts Airfare Stability

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is forecasting that airfares will remain stable in 2019 despite some fluctuations on major routes. The Air Monitor 2019 report found that fare levels should hold steady on many of the world’s major air

Top Travel Technology Leaders Honored at 2019 Travvy Awards

Travel technology continues to be a fascinating and rapidly evolving space, one in which barely a day goes by without the announcement of an exciting new development designed to improve the overall travel experience. From apps designed to customize and

Winter Storm Gia Hampers Travel With Road Closures, Flight Delays

Update: January 14, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. ET Winter Storm Gia forced approximately 1,500 flight cancellations across the U.S. over the weekend but those issues are beginning to clear up Monday morning, with flight-tracking website FlightAware.com reporting just 170 cancellations

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

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

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.

2018’s Top Business Travel Destinations

After a global study, Egencia flight data confirmed that New York is the most popular business travel destination globally. The Big Apple is followed by London and Paris. London hasn’t held the top spot since 2014 and Paris, is solidifying

Travel Leaders Helps Travelers Choose Their Cruise

What’s known as Wave Season, the biggest reservation period of the year for the cruise industry, is well underway. During this time, which takes place now through March, cruise lines roll out their biggest deals and most enticing perks to

Avoya Travel Wins Gold at 2019 Travvy Awards

Avoya Travel took home two gold Travvy statues at travAlliancemedia’s annual awards ceremony, which took place on January 23, 2019, at Gotham Hall in New York City. The host agency took home honors for Best Host Agency as well as

We're Entering a New Golden Age of Travel

The travel industry is experiencing a renaissance of the Golden Age of Travel, according to Ninan Chacko, CEO of Travel Leaders Group. And that’s occurring in concert with the resurgence of the professional travel advisor. Chacko made his comments Wednesday

TravelAbility Aims to Improve Travel for Travelers with Disabilities

WHY IT RATES: The event will bring together innovators, destinations, cruise lines, and travel agents all intent on better serving travelers with disabilities. By putting all of these industry professionals in one room, awareness and new ideas may form to

Latest Travel Impact Updates on Winter Storm Jayden

Update: January 29, 2019 at 4:20 p.m. ET Winter Storm Jayden is continuing to impact travel as it moves east into the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and parts of the South on Tuesday afternoon. According to FlightAware.com, nearly 1,300 flights within, into