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Jul 07, 2015, 09:04 ET
World Class cocktail - the Flapper Fizz (PRNewsFoto/Diageo Global Travel Western)

Top Bartenders Set Sail to Battle It Out in the World's Largest Cocktail Competition

World's best cruise line bartenders from Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises fight for a place in the...

Jul 07, 2015, 09:04 ET
The Global Business Travel Association.

Business Travel Spending to Rise Nearly 5 Percent in 2015, But "Erratic" Economic Drivers Limit Growth

U.S. business travel spending will increase by 4.9 percent in 2015 to $302.7 billion, yet ongoing concerns about the U.S. economy will rein-in what...

Jul 07, 2015, 01:15 ET

Travelers Capital Corporation arranges debt financing for Concord Green Energy

VANCOUVER, July 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Travelers Capital Corporation is pleased to announce that it has successfully arranged a $26.2 million debt...

Jul 01, 2015, 09:00 ET
BCD Meetings & Events Global President Scott Graf

BCD Meetings & Events brand emerges as a global leader in the industry

 BCD M&I and BCD Travel Groups have integrated their two organizations to create a new global operating unit branded as BCD Meetings &...

Jun 30, 2015, 13:50 ET

Skyscanner and Travel Startups Incubator announce Innovation Partnership

 Matt Zito, managing partner of Travel Startups Incubator says; "As our portfolio of travel technology startups grow, more startups are seeking...

Jun 30, 2015, 08:39 ET
"The Quest for Happiness" Documentary. Rock pools on Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain, shot in June 2015. (PRNewsFoto/Travel Sensations)

Documentary on Happiness Looking for Interviewees and Crowdfunding

"The Quest for Happiness" is a documentary that explores the notion of happiness and interviews people who have changed their lives dramatically...

Jun 30, 2015, 08:15 ET

Overseas Adventure Travel Offers Free International Air on Select July-September 2015 Departures of Three Adventures to Central and S. America

 Overseas Adventure Travel, the leader in small groups on the road less traveled, is offering free international air on select 2015 departures...

Jun 29, 2015, 14:05 ET

Africabookings Announces Seed Funding from Travel Startups Incubator to Grow African Travel Market

 Africabookings is the latest emerging travel startup to receive $25,000 in seed funding from the Travel Startups Incubator, a Florida-based...

Jun 29, 2015, 10:47 ET
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Travel Dilemmas on Airplanes and at Major Tourist Attractions: Americans Answer "What Would You Do?"

 Selfie stick bans at major attractions, tourist behaving badly and "seat sprawl" on airlines have all created waves in the news media...

Jun 29, 2015, 10:37 ET
Stan Brown

Omega World Travel Mourns Loss of Beloved Executive, Stan Brown

Stan Brown, VP of Business Development at Omega World Travel (Omega) headquartered in Fairfax, VA, died Wednesday, June 24, from complications...

Jun 25, 2015, 17:28 ET
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Recreation in Oregon Abounds Despite Drought

 Travel Oregon, in partnership with Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department, the Oregon Marine Board, the Oregon Department of Forestry,...

Jun 25, 2015, 09:05 ET
This year, Pride marks its 45th anniversary since the first United States celebrations were held in honor of the sentiment. San Francisco Travel, a tourism board based in a city with deep historical and cultural connections to the LGBT community, is commemorating this milestone with 45 interesting destinations stretching across nine City by the Bay neighborhoods. Perfect for travelers and locals taking in this weekend's Pride Celebration, explore more of the locations that make San Francisco proud here!

San Francisco Travel Celebrates 45th Anniversary of Pride Celebration

 This year, Pride marks its 45th anniversary since the first United States celebrations were held in honor of the sentiment. San Francisco...

Jun 22, 2015, 11:00 ET

Fundação GBTA prevê que a economia brasileira enfrentará "revezes significativos" e rebaixa a perspectiva dos gastos com viagens de negócios do Brasil em 2015

A Fundação GBTA, a divisão educacional e de pesquisa da Associação Mundial de Viagens de Negócios (GBTA --Global...

Jun 22, 2015, 11:00 ET
The Global Business Travel Association.

GBTA Foundation Forecasts that Brazil's Economy Faces 'Significant Headwinds' and Downgrades Outlook for Brazil's Business Travel Spend in 2015

The GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – today announced the results of its...

Jun 22, 2015, 08:30 ET Launches as "All in One World Station" for Bargain-Hunting Vacation and Business Travelers

 Modern technology has in some respects made planning a vacation more complicated, as travelers bounce from one site to the next comparing and...

Jun 16, 2015, 15:17 ET

Linda Cutrupi Publishes Comprehensive Handbook For Special Needs Travelers

Just in time for the summer travel season, travel expert Linda Cutrupi, owner of Mainly Special Needs Travel, LLC has published "A Handbook for...

Jun 15, 2015, 15:45 ET

AIG Travel Shares Five Tips for Summer Travel

 With the summer travel season in full swing, AIG Travel, provider of Travel Guard® travel insurance solutions and global assistance...

Jun 11, 2015, 11:39 ET
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Americans Remain Very Satisfied with Airport Security

 Despite the acting head of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) being reassigned due to unfavorable results from recent tests...

Jun 11, 2015, 08:57 ET
The Global Business Travel Association.

Western Europe Business Travel Spend On Solid Footing, Growth Expected in 2015 and 2016

 The GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), today announces the results of its...

Jun 11, 2015, 08:00 ET

La spesa per i viaggi d'affari in Europa occidentale poggia su basi solide, crescita attesa nel 2015 e 2016

-- La Spagna sorprende con dei risultati forti nei viaggi d'affari nel 2014 La Fondazione GBTA (associazione internazionale dei viaggi...