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Corporate Travel Management (CTM) has unveiled a series of new technology features designed to help companies protect their travelers and their travel budgets. The global TMC is introducing new risk and health alert notifications to its proprietary online booking tool Lightning, which recently received the Technology Innovation – Corporate Booking Platform award at the Business …

Luxury travel agency network Traveler does is being repositioned, planning to relaunch as the Serandipians. According to Quentin Desurmont, CEO of Traveler Made, the new name is inspired by the concept of serendipity. “We believe in serendipity, and believers in serendipity are ‘Serandipians’,” Desurmont said. The name change is also designed to further enhance the …

Hotel technology solutions provider HotelHub has released its new AI-powered rate optimization tool to enable TMCs and businesses to automatically purchase better rates on open bookings. Using machine learning, Rate Optimizer monitors bookings based on business preferences and automatically re-purchases for better rates by browsing content from multiple providers. According to HotelHub, TMCs and corporate …

A travel agency with branches across Lanarkshire has been awarded ‘Best Large Agency in Scotland’ for the 20th consecutive year at a prestigious awards ceremony in London. Barrhead Travel won the gong at the annual Agent Achievement Awards, hosted by Travel Weekly. It has celebrated excellence in the travel industry for a quarter of a …

Nita Cooper is the CEO and Founder of Stars and Skyes Travel in Fayetteville, Georgia. Before creating a travel agency, she worked in education. Cooper changed careers to better meet his family’s needs at the time. “My mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease,” Cooper said. “So I had to make the decision to try to …

While the next six months will be some of the most important in UAE history, as Dubai hosts Expo 2020, the vision for the future does not end there. When the event ends in March, the newly constructed environment will become District 2020, a location entirely focused on conserving a global innovation ecosystem and integrated …

The Dutch travel management company Munckhof recovered the accounts of the driver and vehicle registration agency RDW and the Dutch cadastre Kadaster. The allocation of the Kadaster account was made following a European tendering process and entered into force on September 1 for an initial period of three years. Kadaster spends around € 235,000 per …

British Airways has reportedly abandoned plans to launch a new short-haul branch at Gatwick airport after talks with the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) failed. According to the PA news agency, a spokesperson said the carrier was unable to reach a deal with the union to start a new business at the airport. According to …

Your Co-op travel agencies in Wiltshire and Somerset are celebrating a triumphant victory at the prestigious Travel Weekly Agent Achievement Awards, which took place in London last Thursday. Your Co-op Travel, part of the Midcounties Co-operative, has 76 branches in the middle counties of England, including five in Wiltshire and Somerset, in Melksham, Swindon, Warminster, …

Event and travel services under one roof? Sounds like a dream come true, right? Brandy Ferguson, Travel Agent, Owner and Chief Wedding Planner for Love4Traveling and Living in the Moment Events, joined us today to share how his businesses can be a one-stop-shop for great experiences for you in what concerns both events and travel. …

Meetings and events technology company Bizzabo has added four more executives to its management team, each to start with the company before the end of the month, according to a company spokesperson. The new hires join industry veteran Tim Bull, who Bizzabo added earlier this summer to lead its expansion into Europe, the Middle East …

Destin, Florida – Have travel memories, a luxury travel agency in Destin, FL, recently announced the addition of a 10-night Danube cruise to their 2022 vacation schedule. “The Danube is the heart and soul of Central Europe,” according to the cruise planners of the Have Travel team. “With medieval towns, large towns and breathtaking landscapes, …

By Adedapo Adesanya Providus Bank has pivoted in the travel industry with the launch of an online travel agency, TravelTank. This was done in collaboration with a travel retail platform, Travelport Nigeria. Providus Bank Managing Director, Mr. Walter Akpani, explained during the unveiling of the new company that: “We are seeing the launch of a …

DALLAS, September 21, 2021 / CNW / – Onyx CenterSource, one of the world’s leading providers of B2B payments and business intelligence for the hospitality industry, today announced the launch of a payment platform for travel agencies working as subsidiaries of Booking.com, one of the world’s largest online travel markets. The new platform, developed in …

Transportation Secretary Grant Shapps explains new travel rules as restrictions are relaxed The government will end the provision of free lateral flow tests in a few months, a move that has been criticized as “reckless” by public health chiefs. Plans to introduce fees for testing were buried in the government’s Covid winter plan, which was …

Grant Shapps discusses the introduction of a ‘simpler’ travel system A getaway to Spain this fall now costs 38% less than before the pandemic, vacation comparison site TravelSupermarket found. And a week for two in southern Portugal is available for under £ 199 per person. Cheaper deals than before the pandemic are available for travel …

Samantha Patil is on a mission to change the way you see the world. © Provided by Travel + Leisure Getty Images As an avid traveler, Patil has often found herself on a plane, train or automobile to some of the coolest destinations on the planet. Although she always liked the destination, the journey to …

As the Cayman Islands enter phase three of their reopening to international tourism, the London office has appointed White Tiger PR as their UK and EU public relations agency. The rendezvous comes as the Cayman Islands prepare to safely welcome doubly vaccinated visitors after their borders were closed in March last year and a very …

HANNIBAL – Students in the Hannibal Central School District (HCSD) can start looking forward to a 2023 trip to Peru. The HCSD school board last week unanimously approved a measure allowing the Hannibal High School Travel Club to begin planning a summer student trip abroad. The trip will include Machu Picchu, a visit to an …

Positive sign for travel agents, Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) said CRA-accredited travel agencies saw a 328% year-over-year increase in airline ticket sales in August 2021. “Airlines and travel agencies were anticipating a decline in overall sales and passenger travel in August as new mandates and border restrictions began to take effect in July,” said Steve …

Travel agencies and travel management companies using Travelport will be able to subscribe to two different business models to access NDC content from Lufthansa Group airlines from 2022. The companies announced a new distribution agreement covering Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Air Dolomiti, which will see NDC content distributed through the Travelport + …

A multi-million pound acquisition of Baldwins Travel by the Inc & Co group of companies has been completed. The new company says the deal secures the travel agency’s presence on the streets of Sussex and Kent. Founded over 120 years ago, the company headquartered in Tunbridge Wells currently employs over 50 people in eight branches, …

CWT has announced a recapitalization of its business amid a slow rebound in business travel due to the Covid pandemic which will see the Carlson family become a minority shareholder of TMC. The company has $ 1.5 billion in debt and aims to eliminate nearly $ 900 million in debt by issuing $ 625 million …

Event management software company Aventri plans to launch a solution for small meetings and less complex events for its customers on September 30, the company said. Dubbed Express Events, the solution, which won’t be sold as a stand-alone product, uses templates to help planners create an event in five clicks, according to Aventri. Templates are …

(CNN) – Fall is almost here, we are approaching our seventh season of life with a pandemic, and yes, it still sucks. It doesn’t matter, though, as CNN Travel is here as always to sharpen your pencils, straighten your backpack, and educate you in our weekly roundup of the latest developments in pandemic travel news. …

American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA), Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA), Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and European Travel Agents ‘and Tour Operators’ Associations (ECTAA) – which , together, representing the interests of hundreds of thousands of travel agencies and employees around the world, collectively call on …

125 join the new Golf Fanatics and Travel Club If they’re not busy enough with a very involved Canyon Lake beginners and social club they founded a year ago, Bradley and Jonda Morton are in it again. This time, they launched the new Canyon Lake Golf Fanatics and Travel Club. The new club already has …

A new study from Which? found that four of the UK’s most popular airlines were giving tourists the wrong information they needed to travel. The call center staff included in the undercover investigation were very confused about the travel rules. In a secret investigation, who? made 15 calls to airline representatives’ call centers. Staff on …

Thomas Osswald The travel agency franchise DerPart has appointed Thomas Osswald as its new managing director. Osswald will take over on February 1, 2022 at the latest and replace Aquilin Schömig. Osswald, 55, started his career in 1994 in the travel agency franchising business in various management positions at Lufthansa City Center Reisebüropartner and became …

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The UK’s traffic light system, widely criticized by the travel industry, is expected to be overhauled in the coming weeks, according to people familiar with the matter. The government appears poised to drop the current green and orange categories and replace them with a system that allows vaccinated travelers to travel to countries with similar …

ORLANDO, Florida – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Travel + Leisure Group, a new line of business from Travel + Leisure Co. (NYSE: TNL) launches today Travel + Leisure Club, the The only travel subscription service with the power to turn the ambitious pages of the iconic Travel + Leisure magazine, the world’s most influential travel brand, into …

People who plan to travel to Southeast Asia after the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided and borders reopened often rely on travel agencies in their home country to book all of their travel details. But why wouldn’t you use a local travel agency in South East Asia handle the details? Unless the people employed by your …

A group of four people silhouettes stand on top of a mountain and watch the sunset Getty Travel writing has the power to not only inspire and empower its readers, but also to inform and engage with them in a meaningful way. Who hasn’t flipped through their favorite travel magazine or website and dreamed of …

Rasheed Ali, 48, and Sherry Durbal-Ali, 44, were charged Monday with fraudulent conversion. Durbal-Ali, who is listed as director of Traveline travel agency in Chaguanas, has been charged with 14 counts of fraudulent conversion, while her husband Rasheed has been charged with 12 counts of fraudulent conversion, police said in a report. communicated. The fees …

Training staff to work with technology and investing in digitization helped a traditional travel agency weather the wave of layoffs and closures that hit Hong Kong’s tourism sector during the Covid-19 pandemic. Goldjoy Travel became the first travel agency in Asia to launch a real-time booking platform for cruises with two of Genting Hong Kong’s …

Stuart Winstone, CEO, SilverDoor Habicus Group, the parent company of serviced apartments agent SilverDoor, has acquired longtime competitor The Apartment Service. SilverDoor CEO Stuart Winstone chats with BTN Europe editor-in-chief Andy Hoskins on the deal. BTN Europe: Tell us about the scale and importance of this acquisition?Stuart Winstone: We can’t disclose the amounts but I …

Travel management company FCM has entered into a joint venture with business travel agency NSF Engagement in Japan, expanding its presence in Asia to support existing customers in the region and strengthening its global presence, the company said. . The company cited “a robust business travel market, a strong increase in customer demand across Asia …