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2019 Travvy Awards Honors the Best and Brightest in Travel Industry

TravAlliancemedia is kicking off the New Year honoring the travel industry’s best and brightest. The fifth annual Travvy Awards took place on January 23, 2019, at Gotham Hall in New York City. Hosted by travAlliancemedia and sponsored by Allianz as

Priceline and US Department of Defense Launch Military Travel Booking Site

Online travel agency Priceline and the United States Department of Defense have partnered up to create a travel site for U.S. military personnel. Dubbed “American Forces Travel,” this new site is open to current and retired military personnel to find

Carnival Cruise passengers scream and cry after incident causes ship to heavily tilt

Carnival Cruise: Passenger’s “screamed and cried” as a ship tilted at sea (Image: David Crews) Carnival Cruise passengers were left panicking after the ship began to heavily tilt during its journey, according to a report. The ship tilted because of

The Top 100 Corporate Hotels for Business Travelers Revealed

Egencia, Expedia’s business travel division, has announced the winners of its annual awards program, revealing the top 100 preferred hotels around the globe. The Egencia program honors properties with the goal of recognizing those that are committed to customer service

Walt Disney World is the Place to Eat in 2019

1/16 Eat at Disney When it comes to dining, there’s no better food than theme park food. And while many of us still think about burgers, hot dogs and the occasional giant pretzel, there’s so much more, especially at the Walt

Google Assistant Will Now Alert You if Your Flight is Delayed

Thanks, Google. Just in time for the busy holiday travel period, Google Assistant will begin notifying passengers if there’s a strong likelihood that their flight will be delayed. MORE Travel Technology The Future of Personal Transportation Popular Travel Apps Allegedly

Celebrate 45 Years of Fun with Funjet Vacations

WHY IT RATES: Travelers can save big and receive resort perks when booking a vacation this month.—Codie Liermann, Associate Editor Funjet Vacations is celebrating its 45th anniversary with its biggest sale of the year. Vacationers can save up to $200

Avoya Travel Wins Gold at 2019 Travvy Awards

Avoya Travel took home two gold Travvy statues at travAlliancemedia’s annual awards ceremony, which took place on January 23, 2019, at Gotham Hall in New York City. The host agency took home honors for Best Host Agency as well as

Flights: 93-year-old air United Airlines stewardess reveals this very strict 1950s rule

Cabin crew: Ethel Pattison, 93 (right) joined United Airlines as a stewardess in the summer of 1951 (Image: Ethel Pattison) Flights in the 1950s were a very glamorous affair indeed and saw travellers wearing their Sunday best suits and dresses

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP ‘boosted’ due to Theresa May’s new ‘secret Brexit deal'

The pound benefited from a boost this weekend as rumours emerged of a Brexit breakthrough. It is believed Prime Minister Theresa May has secured a Brexit deal to keep the UK in the customs union after it leaves the EU.

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP hits six month high thanks to optimistic Brexit news

  The pound has boomed this week against the euro and succeeded in hitting a six month high as optimism concerning a Brexit deal helps sterling “retain the upper hand against the majors.” A number of analysts have begun to make hawkish bets on a Brexit deal

Christmas flights: How to get cheap tickets during festive season

Christmas flights: How to get the best bargain when travelling this season (Image: Getty) Flying at Christmas can be expensive, with the priciest day often the last Friday before, this year falling on December 21. While some people are choosing

Avalanche Strikes Hotel in the Swiss Alps, Injuring Guests

An avalanche injured several people when it crashed into a hotel in Switzerland on Thursday afternoon. According to The Local, the snowslide hit the restaurant of the Hotel Säntis in Schwägalp in the Swiss Alps around 4:30 p.m. local time

Global Mega-trends Are Shaping New Imperatives for Travel

As global forces continue to converge and trigger unprecedented change, the future of travel and tourism will be shaped by those companies and destinations that offer unique and meaningful experiences. Providing personal service to sustainability-minded customers will also be critical

WATCH: Flight attendant performs shocking activity on a plane

A Norwegian Air flight attendant was caught doing something very strange on the flight. The flight attendant could be seen attempting to close the overhead baggage lockers on an empty plane. Clad in a black outfit and red scarf, the

CLIA Re-Introduces Its Certification Programs for Cruise Lines

WHY IT RATES: CLIA’s certification courses provide a wealth of expert knowledge to deliver valuable education to the industry as a whole. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has re-introduced a newly expanded opportunity for cruise

We're Entering a New Golden Age of Travel

The travel industry is experiencing a renaissance of the Golden Age of Travel, according to Ninan Chacko, CEO of Travel Leaders Group. And that’s occurring in concert with the resurgence of the professional travel advisor. Chacko made his comments Wednesday

Last chance to live Thai life: Visit Bangkok’s most iconic hotel while you can | Beach Holidays | Travel | Express.co.uk

The Dusit Thani enjoys the perfect location in Bangkok (Image: Graham Caldwell) For almost half a century, it has treated thousands of guests to the gracious hospitality only Thailand can offer, epitomising the warmth, kindness and charm of The Land

Gatwick Airport strike: Latest news as six days of strikes to affect passenger's flights

Gatwick Airport staff who assist passengers and disabled travellers will stage three 48-hour strikes. Up to 250 staff members are asking for an additional £1 an hour pay rise. The three strikes will take place on 20 November, 26 November

American Killed in Terrorist Attack on Kenyan Hotel

Update: January 15, 2019 at 7:50 a.m. ET Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said at least 14 people were killed in Tuesday’s attack on the DusitD2 hotel complex, including an American working in Nairobi. According to The Associated Press, security forces