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Jul 29, 2014, 09:34 ET
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Kevin Spacey, Industry Executives Highlight Day One of GBTA Convention

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the business travel industry—kicked off the first day of the annual GBTA...

Jul 28, 2014, 08:01 ET
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Asia Pacific, led by China, Dominates Global Business Travel

Business travel in Asia Pacific, led by a dominant China, outpaces the rest of the world, according to a newly released travel forecast by the GBTA...

Jul 22, 2014, 11:00 ET

Hilton, Lufthansa, Delta, Hertz, LOT, Singapore, and United Voted World's Top Travel Companies by Frequent Business Traveler Readers

Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Lufthansa, Delta Air Lines, Hertz, LOT Polish Airlines, United Airlines, Transaero Airlines, and Etihad Airways have...

Jul 21, 2014, 15:54 ET
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Direct Travel Names Christine Sikes Senior Vice President of Operations

 Direct Travel, a leading provider of travel management services in the U.S., announces the appointment of industry veteran Christine Sikes as...

Jul 17, 2014, 06:00 ET

Forbes Travel Guide Expands Its Five Star Rating System Into The Caribbean And Mexico

 Forbes Travel Guide—the originator of the Five-Star hospitality rating system and formerly Mobil Travel Guide—announced that it...

Jul 16, 2014, 12:07 ET

Travel Advantage Network Assists Individuals with Disabilities

Travel Advantage Network, a vacation accommodations program, selects a charity each month and fundraises for the chosen charity through a variety...

Jul 16, 2014, 08:46 ET
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GBTA Foundation Study Examines Payment Solutions for Travel Managers, Business Travelers

 Two new reports issued today by the GBTA Foundation — the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)...

Jul 15, 2014, 09:03 ET
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GBTA Announces Google Head of Travel David Pavelko as Featured Speaker at GBTA Convention 2014

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry—today announced David Pavelko, head of...

Jul 15, 2014, 08:40 ET
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Avoya Travel Launches "Life with Avoya" Campaign Featuring Behind-the-Scenes Look at Independent Agencies

 Avoya Travel®, an American Express Travel Representative and one of the world's leading travel companies, today announced the launch of...

Jul 14, 2014, 17:38 ET

Custom Travel Solutions Announces Total Ownership; Business as Usual

CALGARY, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Locally owned Custom Travel Solutions announced Monday that Founder Beth Gardner has re-acquired total ownership of...

Jul 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
Olga Murray, founder of Nepal Youth Foundation (NYF) will join Olivia Travel's Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise Nov. 23-30, 2014. Murray will share the work her foundation has done in rescuing impoverished children in Nepal. Olivia Travel recently launched a partnership with NYF in May 2014 and in one month raised just shy of $60K. For more information about the Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise, including availability and pricing, visit or call (800) 631-6277 or (415) 962-5700. (PRNewsFoto/Olivia Travel)

Olivia Travel announces Olga Murray, founder of Nepal Youth Foundation, will join upcoming Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise

Olivia Travel, the world's largest travel company offering chartered cruise, resort, adventure and luxury vacations specifically for the lesbian...

Jul 09, 2014, 09:39 ET

USA TODAY Travel Media Group Launches Latest Experience Travel Series: Experience America

 USA TODAY Travel Media Group has announced the launch of Experience America, the latest in a series of Experience Travel products designed to...

Jul 08, 2014, 09:18 ET
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U.S. Business Travel Spending Projected to Top $292 Billion in 2014

A leading travel industry forecast finds U.S.-originated business travel grew nearly 3% year-over-year, with company spending for business...

Jul 07, 2014, 09:28 ET

Overseas Adventure Travel to offer private, small group departures for as few as four travelers beginning in 2015

 Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT), the leader in small groups on the road less traveled, is offering private departures for as few as four...

Jul 04, 2014, 17:00 ET

Roadking Announces Intention to Seek Shareholder Approval to Dissolve and distribute its remaining property

ST. ALBERT, AB, July 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Roadking Travel Centres Inc. (NEX RKG.H) today announces that it intends to seek shareholder approval, at its...

Jul 02, 2014, 11:39 ET

Omega World Travel Brings its 'High Touch' Customer-Centric Focus to the Southeast Region with New Client Services Manager

Omega World Travel, a fast-growing, award-winning Travel Management Company based out of Fairfax, VA welcomed Laurey Armstrong as Client Services...

Jul 01, 2014, 19:09 ET

Travel Sentry setzt globale Expansion fort und wird jetzt in Israel für die Sicherheit des aufgegebenen Gepäcks eingesetzt

Travel Sentry, das branchenübliche Gepäcksicherheitssystem, das von allen großen Schloss- und Gepäckmarken weltweit genutzt...

Jul 01, 2014, 19:02 ET

Désormais adopté en Israël pour faciliter les contrôles de sécurité des bagages enregistrés, Travel Sentry poursuit son expansion à l'international

Travel Sentry, le système de sécurité des bagages conforme aux normes du secteur utilisé par toutes les grandes marques de...

Jul 01, 2014, 19:00 ET

Travel Sentry continua a ampliar sua presença global, e agora é adotada em Israel para a segurança de bagagens despachadas

A Travel Sentry, sistema de segurança de bagagem líder do setor, usada pelas principais marcas de cadeados e bagagens do mundo, anunciou...

Jul 01, 2014, 09:16 ET

Travel Sentry continúa expandiéndose en todo el mundo y ahora es adoptado en Israel para la seguridad del equipaje chequeado

Travel Sentry, el estándar del sector de los sistemas de seguridad para equipajes, utilizado por todas las principales marcas de candados y...