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Sep 15, 2015, 16:56 ET
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Business Travel Trends from Travel Leaders Group Highlight Premium Airline Tickets, New Data on "Sharing Economy"

Today, Travel Leaders Group released its latest survey data on business travelers with more than two-thirds of its 392 participating corporate...

Sep 09, 2015, 13:15 ET
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Travel Leaders Group CEO Leadership Transition: Barry Liben Returns to Tzell Roots; Ninan Chacko, CTC, Is New Travel Leaders Group CEO

 Today, Travel Leaders Group is announcing the transition in its top leadership as Barry Liben, who has served as Chief Executive Officer for...

Sep 01, 2015, 15:46 ET
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Fall Travel Trends revealed by Travel Leaders Group

Fall is the perfect time for apples, whether it's apple crisp or The Big Apple. Today, travel industry powerhouse Travel Leaders Group released...

Jul 27, 2015, 11:12 ET
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 Rising in sharp contrast against the glut of hotel booking sites that gravitate toward the lowest common denominator of price alone, a new...

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 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...

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...

Feb 03, 2015, 10:13 ET
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Airline Commission Cuts, 20 Years Later: Today's Travel Agency Industry Reinvented and Robust

 February 9 will mark the 20th anniversary since U.S. airlines first capped – and then cut – travel agency commissions, leading...

Jan 26, 2015, 12:16 ET
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Luxury Travel's Top International "Up and Coming" Destinations for 2015 Include Cuba

 While Europe is far and away the most enticing getaway destination for luxury travelers from the United States, the top "up and coming"...

Jan 20, 2015, 10:21 ET
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"Now Is the Time to Travel to Europe" as Dollar's Value Reaches Highest Level in 10 Years, Travel Leaders Group Advises

 As the U.S. Dollar continued its dramatic rise against most major world currencies, including its highest level against the Euro last week...

Jan 12, 2015, 10:48 ET
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"Business Travel" Expected to Increase in 2015 According to Latest "Travel Leaders Group" Survey

 According to the results of the top business travel trends survey from Travel Leaders Group, released today, over 45% of Travel Leaders...

Dec 18, 2014, 13:06 ET
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Alaska Cruises Dethrones Las Vegas as Top U.S. "Destination" for 2015 in Travel Leaders Group's Latest Survey

 Today, Travel Leaders Group unveiled the 2015 results of its authoritative annual Travel Trends Survey.  Based on the findings, there is...

Dec 17, 2014, 15:38 ET

Travel Leaders Group Applauds Move Toward Normalization of Relations with Cuba

 Given today's news regarding the move toward normalization of relationships with Cuba, Travel Leaders Group CEO Barry Liben has issued the...

Oct 09, 2014, 11:03 ET
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Luxury Hotel Travel Bookings Lead the Trends in High-End Travel in Latest Survey from Travel Leaders Group

Today, Travel Leaders Group, released its latest survey findings specific to luxury travel that pinpoints strong bookings in all major luxury...

Sep 25, 2014, 10:58 ET
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Year-Over-Year Business Travel Bookings Increasing as are Number of Clients Flying in the "Front of the Plane"

Today, Travel Leaders Group provided survey data specific to its business travelers in which nearly 86% of those polled stated business travel...

Sep 10, 2014, 14:30 ET
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Travel Leaders Group reveals Fall Travel Trends

 Today, travel industry powerhouse Travel Leaders Group released findings from its most recent nationwide survey of travel agents.  Based...

Jun 02, 2014, 11:52 ET

Nearly half of Americans polled "check in" at work while on vacation according to new Travel Leaders Group survey

 Whether it is the strong American work ethic or a new cultural "norm" at the office, a recent consumer survey by Travel Leaders Group reveals...

May 20, 2014, 10:59 ET

Common Travel Dilemmas Lead to Americans Answering "What Would You Do?"

 While air travel etiquette – or lack thereof – is a frequent topic of conversation among travelers, there are myriad more common...

May 01, 2014, 12:28 ET

Majority of Travelers Satisfied with Airport Security, but Cannot Identify if TSA PreCheck has Improved Wait Times

In the world of travel, airport security continues to be a hotly discussed topic on many levels, which is why Travel Leaders Group recently...

Mar 28, 2014, 14:32 ET

Travel Leaders Group opens United Kingdom headquarters to target European growth

 Travel Leaders Group (, one of the United States' largest travel companies operating in the leisure and corporate...