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Nebraska reveals anti-tourism campaign

Nebraska reveals anti-tourism campaign

(CNN) — Plenty of cities, states and countries around the world spend millions of dollars on advertising campaigns encouraging people to travel there. But not Nebraska. The central US state is better known for corn production than for must-visit destinations. Unlike nearby Kansas, it isn’t the setting of a famous movie such as “The Wizard […]

Interior Secretary Zinke's travel practices raised red flags, report finds

Interior Secretary Zinke's travel practices raised red flags, report finds

Lisa Rein Reporter covering federal agencies and the management of government in the Trump administration October 18 at 8:28 PM Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s approach to his wife’s travel and activities sparked concerns among the department’s ethics officials, according to a report issued Thursday by Interior’s inspector general office. The report determined that staff in […]

Online Travel Agency Kiwi Has a Plan to Fight the Giants

Online Travel Agency Kiwi Has a Plan to Fight the Giants

The largest online travel multinationals — Booking Holdings, Ctrip Group, Expedia Group, and TripAdvisor — are too powerful. They swallow all the marketing and financial oxygen, making it difficult for young startups to compete and thrive. Or so the conventional wisdom goes. A possible exception may prove the rule: Kiwi.com, a travel tech startup based […]

United Air Boosts Profit View Again as Travel Demand Sizzles

United Air Boosts Profit View Again as Travel Demand Sizzles

(Bloomberg) — United Continental Holdings Inc. boosted its 2018 profit outlook for the third time this year, overcoming higher oil prices as strong travel demand buoys a financial turnaround at the No. 3 U.S. airline. Earnings will climb to at least $8 a share this year, United said in a statement Tuesday, after previously predicting […]

Brady Quinn explains why Raiders' London travel schedule put them at a major disadvantage

Brady Quinn explains why Raiders' London travel schedule put them at a major disadvantage

One of the biggest mistakes in Week 6 was not taking into account the Raiders‘ bizarre travel schedule as they headed to London to play the Seahawks. If we’d paid attention, there was money to be made and a team to be faded aggressively. The Raiders ultimately decided to leave on Thursday afternoon, arriving Friday, for […]

TravelPerk grabs $44M to take its pain-free SaaS for business travel global

TravelPerk grabs $44M to take its pain-free SaaS for business travel global

Only six months ago Barcelona-based TravelPerk bagged a $21 million Series B, off the back of strong momentum for a software as a service platform designed to take a Slack-like chunk out of the administrative tedium of arranging and expensing work trips. Today the founders’ smiles are firmly back in place: TravelPerk has announced a $44 […]

Executive travel: Singapore Airlines' Premium Economy a cut above

Executive travel: Singapore Airlines' Premium Economy a cut above

With pressure on companies to reign in costs – while still ensuring their executives arrive after a flight as fresh as possible – the Premium Economy ticket is proving increasingly attractive. Singapore Airline’s offering in this bracket on the busy business route between the Far Eastern hub and Dubai is a prime example. The option […]

Consortia Report: Latest Initiatives, Conferences

Consortia Report: Latest Initiatives, Conferences

Here’s a rundown of what travel consortia have accomplished recently or what they have on tap for the near future. Signature Travel Network’s latest initiative, Embark, offers a new approach to training new travel advisors. In developing the new program, Signature aims to address one of the biggest challenges facing travel agency owners today: Finding […]

Hands-on w/ Zendure's ultimate global travel adapter [Video]

Hands-on w/ Zendure's ultimate global travel adapter [Video]

This month we’ve teamed up with Zendure to celebrate the launch of its brand new Passport Pro global travel adapter and to give away Apple’s new iPhone XS Max. Below we go hands-on with the new travel adapter- the world’s first with a ground connection for added safety and a push-button resettable fuse. For a […]

Complaint: Hickenlooper didn't report travel as gifts

Complaint: Hickenlooper didn't report travel as gifts

DENVER — A nonprofit group led by a former political adversary of Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper alleged Friday that Hickenlooper failed to disclose as gifts extensive travel on flights paid for by others. The newly-formed Public Trust Institute filed the lengthy complaint with the state Independent Ethics Commission. Former Republican House Speaker Frank McNulty, who directs the […]

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