Category Archives: Agents

Hotel Happenings: Property Updates – Week of July 15

Hilton Los Cabo reopens; Marriott goes uptown with a new Beverly Hills property; and Starwood’s Luxury Collection adds four properties in Europe. Here are this week’s property updates. Hilton Worldwide…

What Every Travel Agent Needs to Know about Greece’s Economic Crisis

Though Greece has reached a tentative deal for its financial salvation, the country still has many obstacles before it returns to normal operating status.Travelers may feel some anxiety about their current…

ICYMI: Travel jobs on the rise; Disneyland to add $1 billion expansion; and this week’s cruise updates

You’ve had a busy week, so we complied the most interesting, funny, or downright odd travel stories (plus cruise news) from these past seven days in one post!   Travel…

Now Boarding: Air Travel Updates for Week of July 8

United grounded all domestic planes for two hours; Jackson Hole Airport will welcome more flights this winter; and JetBlue to stream live MLB games. Here are this week’s air updates. …

Hotel Happenings: Property Updates – Week of July 8

Marriott integrates Delta (the hotel chain); Starwood wrangles nine more Alofts in Texas; Eldorado buys into two resorts in Reno, just so they don’t die. Here are this week’s property…

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United Resumes Service After Domestic Ground Stop

United Airlines ordered a ground-stop this morning for all U.S. departures because of a computer glitch, and though the airline has resumed service, delays are sure to follow. “We experienced a network connectivity…

ICMYI: Sabre upgrades branded fares; KidZ Club enters 21st century; Delta pitches a perfect game

You’ve had a busy week, so we complied the most interesting, funny, or downright odd travel stories from these past seven days in one post! Sabre upgrades its branded fare…

Now Boarding: Air Travel Updates for Week of July 1

DOJ to investigate airlines for possible collusion; JetBlue launches four-tiered fares; and Delta adds more seats from JFK to LAX and SFO. Here are this week’s air updates. Travel Pulse…

Hotel Happenings: Property Updates – Week of July 1

Fifth time’s the charm for Moon Palace Jamaica Grande; Starwood luxury breaks ground in Los Cabos; and Live Aqua to debut in America. Here are this week’s property updates. Travel…

Odds Are Your Customers Want to See a New Destination This Summer; and They May Be Thinking Europe: Survey

More than half of travelers plan to visit a new destination this summer, and sightseeing will likely be on their mind more than relaxing on a beach or other activities,…