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Jun 20, 2016, 12:31 ET Airplane Etiquette: Americans are Asked "What Would You Do?"

 As summertime temperatures begin to rise, air travel passengers' patience tends to wane – which can lead to uncomfortable situations and...


Jun 10, 2016, 14:53 ET Major Consumer Survey Shows Growth in Travel to Cuba; Venice Ranks as a Top "Must See" Destination

 Today, Travel Leaders Group released its latest survey findings in which Cuba continues trending upward in interest among American travelers...


May 12, 2016, 11:45 ET Airport Security: Majority of Americans are "Satisfied," But New Data Shows a Drop

 Today, Travel Leaders Group released its latest survey findings on American travelers' satisfaction with airport security. As the number of...


May 09, 2016, 11:06 ET Will Americans Travel to Europe? Nationwide Survey Results from Travel Leaders Group

While Europe continues to forcefully address security issues to thwart potential terror plots, new survey data from Travel Leaders Group indicates...


May 04, 2016, 10:34 ET American Travelers Largely Unfazed by Zika - According to Travel Leaders Group's New Survey

Today, Travel Leaders Group released new survey findings on the Zika virus and American travelers. Among survey participants, 87.1% have heard of...


Apr 25, 2016, 11:04 ET Travel Leaders Group Creates Elite Travel Division and Names Gail Grimmett as its President

Today, Travel Leaders Group is announcing the appointment of longtime airline industry leader Gail Grimmett as President of its newly-created Elite...


Feb 08, 2016, 16:02 ET The Impact of the Zika Virus on Travel - New Survey from Travel Leaders Group

 Today, Travel Leaders Group released detailed findings from a special survey of its agents conducted last week to gauge the impact of the Zika...


Jan 19, 2016, 10:47 ET Cuba is the Top "Luxury Travel" Up-and-Coming Destination in Travel Leaders Group's New Survey

 Today, Travel Leaders Group released its top luxury travel trends for 2016 including the top up-and-coming destinations led by Cuba; the...


Dec 22, 2015, 10:51 ET Business Travel Poised for Growth in 2016 According to Latest "Travel Leaders Group" Survey

Results from Travel Leaders Group's authoritative 2016 Business Travel Trends Survey indicate overall growth within the marketplace, along with...


Dec 22, 2015, 10:51 ET Business Travel Poised for Growth in 2016 According to Latest "Travel Leaders Group" Survey

Results from Travel Leaders Group's authoritative 2016 Business Travel Trends Survey indicate overall growth within the marketplace, along with...


Dec 16, 2015, 10:47 ET 2016 Travel Trends: Orlando Regains Top U.S. Ranking; Paris Drops out of Top 10 International List in Travel Leaders Group's Latest Survey

 Based on the findings from Travel Leaders Group's authoritative 2016 Travel Trends Survey released today, Orlando narrowly edges out Maui...


Dec 16, 2015, 10:47 ET 2016 Travel Trends: Orlando Regains Top U.S. Ranking; Paris Drops out of Top 10 International List in Travel Leaders Group's Latest Survey

 Based on the findings from Travel Leaders Group's authoritative 2016 Travel Trends Survey released today, Orlando narrowly edges out Maui...


Dec 10, 2015, 17:33 ET Protravel International's New Protravelinc.com Dares to Inspire Travelers via "Global Reach-Personal Touch" Brand Standard

Today, Protravel International – the travel industry's leading luxury leisure, corporate and entertainment travel agency – is formally...


Dec 10, 2015, 17:33 ET Protravel International's New Protravelinc.com Dares to Inspire Travelers via "Global Reach-Personal Touch" Brand Standard

Today, Protravel International – the travel industry's leading luxury leisure, corporate and entertainment travel agency – is formally...


Sep 15, 2015, 16:56 ET 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 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 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...


Jun 29, 2015, 10:47 ET 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 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 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...