Category Archives: Agents

Hotel Happenings: Property Updates – Week of May 25

AC Hotel opens in Chicago; Starwood completes its Westin Times Square renovation; and Palace Resorts is draped in diamonds. Here are this week’s property updates.   The Times-Picayune reports that…

Memorail Day Flip Flops

ICYMI: Delta goes full meme; Disneyland gets all sparkly; and the Best Secret Beaches in America

You’ve had a busy week, so we compiled the most interesting, informative, funny, or downright odd travel stories you may have missed into one post!   Memorial Day BBQs? Not…

Now Boarding: Air Travel Updates for Week of May 18

Record number of travelers head to the skies this summer; JetBlue launches more services to Florida; and United heads to Newcastle. Here are this week’s air updates. The Associated Press…

All Aboard: Cruise News for Week of May 18

NCL’s Dawn runs ground; Viking Cruises christens its new ocean-faring ship; and Celebrity adds overnight stays to its Caribbean voyages. Here are these week’s cruise updates. Royal Caribbean International announced…

Hotel Happenings: Property Updates – Week of May 18

Lanai to close 97% of their hotel rooms; Now chooses another color; and W Los Angeles-Beverly Hills finishes its $25 million facelift. Here are this week’s property updates.  Related: See…

Sabre to Acquire Asia-Pacific GDS Abacus International

Sabre Corporation has entered an agreement to acquire Abacus International, the leading global distribution system in the Asia-Pacific region. Sabre already has a 35% stake in Abacus, but will purchase…

travel insurance trends

Top Destinations for Travel Insurance, and Why People Buy It

Mexico was the top international destination for travel-insurance purchases in 2014, according to a report from InsureMyTrip, a travel insurance comparison shopping website. This corresponds with an increase in travel…

All Aboard: Cruise News for Week of May 11

Or as we like to call it this week, “In Cruise You Missed It.” Disney adds two new river cruises; the world’s first underwater oxygen bar opens; and Royal Caribbean…

Hotel Happenings: Property Updates – Week of May 11

AMResorts brings its Secrets to Panama; Rosewood Mayakoba to get facelift; and Marriott welcomes a new Edition in New York. Here are this week’s property updates. Latest News LEGOLAND® Florida…

Now Boarding: Air Travel Updates for Week of May 11

Airline consumer complaints rise and they’re not all for Spirit; JetBlue and Alaska take top spots from J.D. Power; United.com gets a makeover. Here are this week’s air updates.  …