Continental Airlines (NYSE:CAL) released the following message to its more than 45,000 employees from Larry Kellner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Jeff Smisek, President, in response to last night's announcement that Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) and Northwest Airlines (NYSE:NWA) have agreed to merge:
Hotel Supply Constraints Drove High Costs As Competition for Business Travelers Propelled Product Improvements
Whale watching and dog sledding in Alaska, yes, but rainforests and snorkeling? Aren't these activities for the tropics? Have the experts who plan innovative shore excursions in Alaska for member lines of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) misread the map?
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the implementation of a new air route over China that will reduce air traffic congestion during the Beijing Olympics. The new route, designated B208, was implemented today.
Latest ABS Overseas Arrivals & Departures Data and Accommodation Trading Results for the December Quarter 2007
Last week's article on the importance of courting the intellectual and financial capital of the Caribbean Diaspora has provoked some important responses and proposals from members of the Caribbean community and the Diaspora about the wisdom of engaging an upwardly mobile and influential market that to this day remains 'unrecognized' and 'underexploited'.
The National Business Travel Association (NBTA) recently surveyed its travel manager members to gauge the business travel industry's reaction to potential airline consolidation. NBTA member travel buyers control $170 billion in travel expenditures each year and manage travel on behalf of companies with more than 7 million business travelers.
Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, becomes his country's first cabinet minister to address the prestigious Chinese Outbound Travel and Tourism Market (COTTM) in Beijing.
The recent daily news of hundreds of cancelled flights and airlines grounding planes underscores the need for someone in the White House focused on the condition of the travel and tourism economy.
A new study by PhoCusWright found that although online travel sales have soared, the travel agency distribution channel is still a big part of the industry and represents 41% of all travel booked in the U.S.