VisitBritain to host ExploreGB in Harrogate

August 16, 2018

Related eBooks VisitBritain has announced that its flagship annual travel trade event, ExploreGB, is to be held in Harrogate in 2019. ExploreGB is a trade-focused event with hundreds of international buyers from countries across the globe meeting travel trade suppliers from the UK to do business. Travel industry buyers and journalists from the UK’s largest […]

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Expedia acquires AirAsia AAE Travel stake for $60m

August 16, 2018

Expedia Group has purchased the 25 per cent equity interest in AAE Travel held by AirAsia, the joint venture formed by the two firms in March 2011. The cash consideration is $60 million, net of AirAsia’s concurrent purchase of AirAsiaGo.com domain names and related assets from AAE Travel. AirAsiaGo.com, which offers a full suite of […]

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Aeroflot doubles mobile conversion rate on the assisted bookings platform by Aviasales

August 16, 2018

Russian flag carrier has just rolled-out its very first NDC-based project. Aeroflot launched its assisted booking capacity in cooperation with Aviasales. It is the first time Russian airline company uses NDC (New Distribution Capability). The distribution protocol provides with access to the airline’s inventory to the third parties like meta-services. Hence from now on it […]

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Southwest Airlines Cracks Down On Emotional Support Animals

August 15, 2018

Emotional support animals had a tough day on Tuesday, with Southwest Airlines’ announcement of tighter rules and reports that Royal Caribbean is banning them from cruise ships. Southwest is limiting passengers to one emotional support animal per person, the Los Angeles Times reported. The only emotional support animals that will be permitted on flights are […]

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Hill to replace Ralenkotter as Las Vegas tourism chief

August 15, 2018

The Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority board of directors has selected Steve Hill as the next chief executive of the organisation. He will take up the role in September. Hill will be the ninth leader of the LVCVA, succeeding the retiring chief executive, Rossi Ralenkotter. “I am honoured the board of directors selected me […]

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Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Forest vs Mgahinga National Park

August 15, 2018

Want to go gorilla trekking in Uganda, but can’t make up your mind between Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga National Park? In this post, we’ll break down the pros and cons of each choice so you can make an informed decision. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park PROS: 1) It is home to half the world’s […]

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Moussa to lead Airbnb in northern Europe

August 15, 2018

Hadi Moussa has been appointed general manager for northern Europe at Airbnb, taking over the role from James McClure who departed earlier in the summer. Moussa will be responsible for overseeing local markets across northern Europe, including the UK & Ireland, Netherlands, and the Nordics. In his new role, he will be helping to create […]

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Saxon Hotel unveils new Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite

August 15, 2018

Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa has unveiled the new 400sqm Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite during the centenary year of the late president and philanthropist. The stylish new suite is a fitting tribute to the statesman who was closely connected with Saxon owners, the Steyn family, as well as being a regular hotel guest.  Mandela also […]

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Moussa to lead Airbnb in northern Europe

August 15, 2018

Hadi Moussa has been appointed general manager for northern Europe at Airbnb, taking over the role from James McClure who departed earlier in the summer. Moussa will be responsible for overseeing local markets across northern Europe, including the UK & Ireland, Netherlands, and the Nordics. In his new role, he will be helping to create […]

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National Car Rental launches mobile-friendly website

August 15, 2018

National Car Rental is launching a newly designed website with a platform designed to be even more mobile friendly, innovative and accessible to frequent travellers. National operates throughout North, Central, and South America, the Caribbean and Europe, as well as parts of Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. The new website seeks to provide a seamless […]

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