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Las Vegas holds trade show crown

Local creativity has helped Sin City maintain its lead as the number one business and leisure travel show destination, according to Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s Cynthia Guerrero.

Alaska Airlines launches new services

Alaska Airlines has launched daily nonstop services from Seattle to Philadelphia, and will introduce new seasonal services between Anchorage and Kona, Hawaii Island, from 10 November 2012.

G Adventures’ campaign receives top industry awards

G Adventures, the leading small-group adventure tour operator, recently received three Telly Awards and an award in the InternetAdvertising Competition, recognizing the company’s “You’ll Never Forget...

Sydney to host ATE 2013

Sydney has been selected to host Australia’s biggest tourism event next year, a decision that will help the local industry capitalize on the event’s business opportunities, says Destination NSW chief...

Kenya Airways achieves new growth

Despite the challenging economic environment, Kenya Airways has sustained profitability in the financial year ending March 2012.

Luxon to lead Air NZ

Air New Zealand has appointed current group general manager Christopher Luxon to lead the airline next year and replace outgoing chief executive Rob Fyfe.
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Stars for Cars: Disney debuts new Cars Land

Described by Walt Disney Company chairman and chief executive Bob Iger as the “crown jewel” of the Disney California Adventure expansion, the all-new Cars Land welcomed stars of stage and screen at i...

Air ticket sales rise as consumer satisfaction falls

In promising news for the industry, the total dollar value of airline tickets sold by US-based travel agencies climbed almost seven per cent year-on-year from January through May 2012 as combined tic...

Road trips top travelers’ summer vacation plans

The June edition of the Shopper Insights Report shows that the still-struggling economy has impacted summer vacation plans, propelling more travelers to choose destinations they can reach by driving ...

Qantas international business struggling

Although Qantas’ overall portfolio is relatively strong Qantas executive manager of global sales Stephen Thompson said it was trying times for the airline’s international pursuits.

Rosewood Beijing to open 2013

As part of its Asian expansion plan, Rosewood Beijing is planning to open the first China hotel in 2013 for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts.