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Jul 27, 2017, 13:13 ET Travel Leaders Group and ALTOUR Announce Merger

Today, it was officially announced that Travel Leaders Group and ALTOUR have signed an agreement to unite under common ownership to form a single,...


Jul 10, 2017, 10:58 ET Travel Etiquette: Americans Answer "What Would You Do?"

It's a common sight at airports around the country – clusters of travelers in key locations hoping to eke out a little more "juice" for their...


Jun 07, 2017, 10:28 ET Australia Retains Claim to Reign as the "Ultimate" Dream Destination for Americans

Today, Travel Leaders Group released its latest nationwide survey findings (http://bit.ly/2s3WzPb) in which Australia remains the most dreamed...


May 30, 2017, 10:33 ET American Travelers Express Greater Satisfaction with Airport Security Compared to Last Year

While airport security officials announced a more "comprehensive" physical screening for some airline passengers in March, findings released today...


May 16, 2017, 10:15 ET More than 62% of Americans Regularly "Check In" with Work While Vacationing, According to New Survey

As the peak summer travel season is about to kick off, millions of Americans will be heading on vacation. However, unplugging from work and fully...


May 08, 2017, 19:23 ET CTS (Corporate Travel Services), con sede en México, se convierte en la marca de más reciente incorporación a Travel Leaders Group

La firma con sede en México CTS (Corporate Travel Services) ha anunciado su incorporación al Travel Leaders Group y su creciente lista de marcas....


May 08, 2017, 12:00 ET Mexico-Based CTS (Corporate Travel Services) Becomes Latest Brand Added to Travel Leaders Group

Travel Leaders Group is today announcing further expansion of its international operations with the addition of CTS (Corporate Travel Services) to...


Mar 29, 2017, 09:00 ET Travel Leaders Elite Division Launches Customized Itinerary Solution with Umapped

Travel Leaders Elite today announced the launch of customized leisure itinerary management solutions, including Protravel International's ProTrip...


Feb 28, 2017, 16:40 ET Cruise Bookings Show Solid Growth in 2017, According to Travel Leaders Group Survey

Today, Travel Leaders Group released its travel survey data specific to the cruise industry, which together with real-time current booking data...


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...