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Jun 01, 2015, 12:16 ET
The Global Business Travel Association.

The Loss Of An Icon

On Friday, May 29, we at the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) were deeply saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Ed Gilligan. Ed was...

May 29, 2015, 11:41 ET
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Governor Appoints New Member to Oregon Tourism Commission

Governor Kate Brown has appointed Scott Youngblood to the Oregon Tourism Commission (dba Travel Oregon).  Made up of nine members, the...

May 27, 2015, 20:32 ET

Technology and Design Meet the Next Generation of Travel Luggage

 Born from 30 years of experience in the luggage industry, the team at Planet Traveler is introducing the true next generation of luggage....

May 22, 2015, 09:14 ET

Space Case 1 - The world's most advanced line of smart luggage set to "launch" June 1st

 Born from 30 years of experience in the luggage industry, the team at Planet Traveler is introducing the true next generation of luggage....

May 21, 2015, 10:38 ET

Americans weigh in on Cuba Travel and Dream Destinations in nationwide Travel Leaders Group survey

 The move to normalize relations with Cuba will have a direct impact on Americans seeking to vacation legally on the island nation – just...

May 20, 2015, 16:54 ET

'Off The Grid Traveler - Costa Rica' by Epic Travel Technology Guides Travelers Throughout All of Costa Rica

 Epic Travel Technology, a leading app developer in the area of mobile travel technology, today announced the release of 'Off The Grid Traveler...

May 20, 2015, 08:30 ET

The Global Work & Travel Co. Tripling U.K. Staff

Citing unprecedented demand, gap-year holiday maker The Global Work & Travel Co. has announced it is nearly tripling the amount of staff it...

May 20, 2015, 08:01 ET
The Global Business Travel Association.

GBTA Announces FOX News Channel's Megyn Kelly as Featured Speaker at GBTA Convention 2015

 The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced FOX News...

May 19, 2015, 09:37 ET
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BCD Travel acquires World Travel Service Inc. as part of on-going growth strategy

 BCD Travel today announced it has acquired Knoxville, Tenn.,-based World Travel Service Inc., one of the largest corporate travel agencies in...

May 19, 2015, 09:31 ET
The Global Business Travel Association

Overwhelming Majority of Companies Keep Travelers Safe Through Travel Risk Management Protocols

The GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), today unveiled a study finding an...

May 15, 2015, 10:00 ET
The Global Business Travel Association.

Executives to Discuss Differentiating Brands in a Sharing Economy

 The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today unveiled another panel in...

May 14, 2015, 16:47 ET

Direct Travel Continues Powerful Growth Mode with Acquisition of Hobson Travel

Direct Travel, one of the nation's leading travel management companies, announced today that it has just acquired Hobson Travel of Naperville,...

May 14, 2015, 08:11 ET
The Global Business Travel Association.

GBTA Announces Silicon Valley Icon and Philanthropist Steve Wozniak as Featured Speaker at GBTA Convention 2015

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced Silicon Valley icon...

May 13, 2015, 08:10 ET

Overseas Adventure Travel offers air savings up to $1,000 per person on nine adventures this summer

Overseas Adventure Travel, the leader in small groups on the road less traveled, is offering air savings of $600-$1,000 per person ($1200-$2,000...

May 07, 2015, 13:43 ET
Travel Oregon launches epic scavenger hunt. 7Bikes for 7Wonders. #traveloregon #7Bikes7Wonders

Travel Oregon Invites Explorers to Discover '7 Bikes 7 Wonders'

The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon, invites adventurers to explore the 7 Wonders of Oregon while engaging in a statewide scavenger...

May 06, 2015, 08:04 ET
The Global Business Travel Association.

GBTA Announces Award Winning Actor Kevin Bacon as Featured Speaker at GBTA Convention 2015

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced award winning film,...

May 05, 2015, 16:25 ET

The World's Most Advanced Line of Smart Suitcases

 Born from 30 years of experience in the luggage industry, the team at Planet Traveler is introducing the true next generation of luggage....

May 05, 2015, 10:00 ET

Cuba Travel Services Announces New Agreement With JetBlue Airlines

 Cuba Travel Services, the leading authorized carrier service provider with offices in California, New York and Florida, will soon be offering...

May 05, 2015, 08:00 ET
Olivia Travel and R Family Vacations plan family and friends 2016 vacation to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Packages will go on sale May 6, 2015. For more information visit www.olivia.com or www.rfamilyvacations.com, and to make reservations call 800-631-6277 (within the U.S.) or 415-962-5700 (outside of the U.S.).

Two of LGBT's Top Travel Companies Join Forces to Offer Family and Friends Vacation Package

 Olivia Travel and R Family Vacations, two of the most significant forces in the LGBT community, announced today a partnership to jointly...

May 04, 2015, 17:22 ET
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Tourism Breaks All-Time Record for Economic Impact and Jobs Numbers in Oregon

Just in time for National Travel and Tourism Week (May 2-10)—a celebration of the wide-ranging impacts of tourism–an independent report...