Articles tagged “holidays”

Tourism

Inflation Taps Brakes on Holiday Travel Plans This Year

Financial concerns are causing a large percentage of Americans to approach holiday travel cautiously, a major sign there are still limits to the seemingly unrestrained travel demand coming out of the pandemic.

Inflation Taps Brakes on Holiday Travel Plans This Year

News Blog

On the Beach Founder to Step Down as CEO

On the Beach Group CEO Simon Cooper, who founded the UK-based beach holidays online travel agency in 2004, will resign his post within the next 12 months, and Chief Financial Officer Shaun Morton will take over the CEO duties, the company announced. On the Beach Group founder and CEO Simon Cooper plans to step aside…

Online Travel

Trivago Considers Adding Free Links Like Google Did

You can expect to see wider adoption of the free links in metasearch that Google started in 2021. More hotels means more site visitors, and eventually revenue.

Trivago Considers Adding Free Links Like Google Did

News Blog

Weak Euro Means Dollar Will Go Further for Americans Vacationing in Europe

The value of the euro is plummeting and that means Americans vacationing in Europe will see their dollars going further, CNN reported. Three tourists with a selfie stick at Rome’s Trevi Fountain The euro's falling means the dollar and euro are almost at parity, and "the UK pound is also weak: It's exchanging at $1.20,"…

News Blog

Give Up Travel Because of Inflation? Gen Z in UK Is Undeterred

Despite inflation taking a chunk out of family spending power in the UK, only 8 percent of Gen Z respondents in a survey said they would give up vacation plans to cut costs. But the Advertising Week Europe survey, conducted by Lucid, found a generational divide on the issue. Boomers — people age 68-77 —…

Business Travel

TUI Is Pitching Remote Work Holidays as the Next Employee Benefit

Like a hotel guest who dips a toe into the pool before diving in, TUI is gauging interest for a new kind of package. Its global network and brand familiarity will work in its favor, but the prices less so.

TUI Is Pitching Remote Work Holidays as the Next Employee Benefit

Tourism

Fourth of July to Mark a Further Rebound for U.S. Domestic Tourism

An estimated 43.6 million Americans were set to travel at least two hours' for a trip this July Fourth weekend, or 5 percent more than a previous record set in 2019. Let's hope travel's back for good.

Fourth of July to Mark a Further Rebound for U.S. Domestic Tourism

Business Travel

German Health Minister Warns Against Irresponsible Vacations in Spain

Vacations are a powerful impulse, but Germany is warning holiday-goers that they'll have to act responsibly or risk bringing home coronavirus.

German Health Minister Warns Against Irresponsible Vacations in Spain

Business Travel

Is the Packaged Holiday Poised to Make a Comeback in Post-Crisis Europe?

Everyone is looking for their competitive advantage in the post-Covid crisis landscape. TUI may find its own in the very thing it's been offering for years: end-to-end packaged tours, with full control over the experience.

Is the Packaged Holiday Poised to Make a Comeback in Post-Crisis Europe?

Airlines

Ryanair Closes Vacations Website

When Ryanair launched its holidays division, we said travel companies shouldn't lose too much sleep over it. We were right.

Ryanair Closes Vacations Website