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Feb 14, 2017, 14:28 ET Cuba Travel Projected to Grow in 2017, According to Key Industry Travel Trends Survey

Demand for Cuba travel is not slowing among American travelers despite the continued U.S. government restrictions limiting approved travel to the...


Feb 01, 2017, 11:00 ET Travel Leaders Group Acquires Colletts Travel Limited in the United Kingdom

Today, Travel Leaders Group is formally announcing that it has acquired United Kingdom-based Colletts Travel Limited, including its prestigious...


Jan 30, 2017, 11:30 ET Travel Leaders Group Acquires The Andrew Harper Travel Office and The Andrew Harper Alliance

Earlier today, Travel Leaders Group formally acquired The Andrew Harper Travel Office and The Andrew Harper Alliance, thus further bolstering...


Jan 26, 2017, 14:31 ET European River Cruises Rebound with Luxury Travelers According to Travel Leaders Group's New Survey

Today, Travel Leaders Group released its top luxury travel trends for 2017 in which European river cruises rank as the top international luxury...


Dec 21, 2016, 12:44 ET 2017 Business Trends Survey from Travel Leaders Group Forecasts Steady Growth for Corporate Travel

Today, Travel Leaders Group – North America's largest traditional travel agency company with nearly $21 billion in annual sales volume – revealed...


Dec 14, 2016, 11:27 ET Florida Travel Bookings Not Hindered by Zika Virus, According to Travel Leaders Group's New Survey

Based on the findings from Travel Leaders Group's authoritative 2017 Travel Trends Survey released today, the Zika virus is having little effect on...


Dec 07, 2016, 10:54 ET Travel Leaders Group to Make Significant Investment in CruCon® Cruise Outlet to Exponentially Grow Wholly-Owned Cruise Sales Volume

In a joint statement released today, Travel Leaders Group and CruCon® Cruise Outlet are announcing they have signed an agreement for Travel Leaders...


Oct 25, 2016, 11:53 ET Travel Leaders Group Measures "Traveler Interest" in the Global Peace Index's Top 10 Countries

Whether it's due to the scenery and northern lights, the attention from Game of Thrones fans, or its rising profile among foodies and adventure...


Oct 11, 2016, 09:35 ET An Italian Love Affair: Luxury Travelers' Top Destination is Italy

Today, Travel Leaders Group released its Fall Luxury Travel Trends findings, based on a survey of luxury travel agents under the Travel Leaders...


Sep 14, 2016, 15:39 ET New Survey Data on Business Travel Spotlights "Duty of Care," "Sharing Economy" and Overall Booking Trends

 Today, Travel Leaders Group released its latest survey data specific to its business travelers, where more than one in 10 participating...


Aug 30, 2016, 11:38 ET Travel Leaders Group's Fall Travel Trends: London and Maui Secure the Top International and U.S. Positions

There is new, concrete data indicating that American travelers are indeed using the "Brexit Benefit" to their advantage, according to Travel...


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...


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 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...


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"...