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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 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...


Oct 19, 2015, 08:43 ET Terror and Travel: American Travelers' Confidence Revealed in Travel Leaders Group Survey

While terrorism knows no bounds in the world today, findings from a new travel survey indicate concerns about terrorism aren't stopping most...


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...


Jul 27, 2015, 11:12 ET TLSelectHotels.com Provides Online Consumers with VIP Access to Top Travel Pros' Favorite Hotels Including Amenities

 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 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...


Jan 26, 2015, 12:16 ET 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 "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 "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 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 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 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 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...