Travel and Hospitality Press Releases

India's Premier Luxury Tour Agency Turns 14

Western tourists travelling to India are often faced with a dizzying array of choices all of which look suspiciously similar. The ubiquitous Taj Mahal tour, the Kerala package, the royal tiger safari, offered by thousands of tour operators, each promising the complete package, a totally authentic experience; each claiming to be the best tour of India. In such a competitive market, how does a relatively young tour and travel consultancy survive a decade and create a loyal clientele who return to them again and again?

Ecuador-Based Travel Company Combines Volunteerism with Vacationing in the Galapagos

What could be better than swimming with sea lions and cavorting with giant tortoises on the world-famous beaches of the Galapagos Islands? It’s simple, giving something back to the environment you’re at it. So says a forward-thinking travel company named Lead Adventures. Quite literally taking the lead in the socially-conscious travel space, the company gives guests a chance to volunteer in the exotic South American communities they visit. So how do they do it? They start by marrying volunteerism to conservation to keep the native habitat intact for the island wildlife.

Travel and Tourism in Italy to 2018 - New Market Research Report

LogoThe travel and tourism sector in Italy suffered from a prolonged phase of economic instability and lower levels of consumer confidence. As a result, the overall sector contracted significantly during the review period in terms of tourist flow, while tourism expenditure registered only a marginal growth. The decline was largely due to the economic crisis, high unemployment and increased taxes.

Top Cologne Bike Tour Operator Celebrates October with Street Art Tours and Traveller's Choice Seal from Trip Advisor

Certified Cologne private tour operator, Colonia Aktiv, offers unique, eco-friendly daily English speaking tours of the beautiful and historic city of Cologne in Germany on a bicycle. It has been rated #1 of 29 other activities on Trip Advisor's List of things to do within the city and has continuously received positive remarks from all clients.

City Edge Apartment Hotels Is Now Offering Discounted Accommodation in Melbourne for the Month of October, 2014

LogoEnjoy the beauty of spring in the city of Melbourne with a wonderful stay in City Edge North Melbourne hotels. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful festival, gardens and shows. October is the month when one can experience the liveliness of the city. Lots of showcases go on during this time such as soccer, horse racing, motorcycle GP and various such exciting shows. City Edge hotels have great accommodation and tourists can experience a luxurious and comfortable stay here. The location of the hotel is nearby all the major tourist attractions. People can choose rooms according to their budget and requirements. The hotel provides kitchen, laundry service, separate sleeping areas, free Wi-Fi and many things more to their customers.

Oldcastle Bathroom Pods Used to Complete the New Luxurious Broadmoor West Hotel Renovation

LogoOldcastle delivered 175 prefabricated bathroom pods for the newly renovated 5-Star Broadmoor West resort hotel in Colorado Springs, CO, helping GE Johnson Construction complete the hotel project within a tight time schedule.

New Market Report: Travel and the Sharing Economy

LogoThe travel sharing economy is host to some of the world's most famous peer-to-peer brands like Airbnb and Uber. It's a love-hate relationship as consumers enjoy the convenience and price of renting from peers, whilst travel players have been caught on the back-foot by the speed of change. Faced with legislative challenges, the future of the sharing economy remains uncertain, however, we expect travel and retail heavyweights to enter the fray and add to the sector's legitimacy.

Travel and Tourism in Tuvalu - New Market Study Published

LogoTuvalu has no unified national strategy aimed at boosting tourist arrivals. Several campaigns have been loosely grouped under a slogan of "Timeless Tuvalu" but have generally failed to generate interest from travellers in main source countries. In particular, the Tourism Office has tried to stay relevant by drawing attention to the prospect of the island "sinking" as sea levels rise with climate change. However, this has been insufficient to stimulate any growth in the number of arrivals to...

New Report Available: United States Tourism Report Q4 2014

LogoOur US tourism report examines the long-term potential offered by the tourism industry but highlights that weakness in European economies may put downward pressure on arrivals in the short term. In 201 5 , we forecast to urist arrivals to reach 62.5 mn, re presenting ye ar-on-year (y-o-y) growth of 4.2 %. Growth is forecast to remain around this rate throughout the rest of the forecast period to 2018.

Aloha Kauai Tours Partners with BizIQ

Aloha Kauai Tours, an adventure tour company and hiking expedition leader in Lihue, HI, has formed an online marketing partnership with BizIQ, a firm specializing in small business local web optimization.

Morguen Toole Company Unveils Wedding Barn as Unique Venue for Receptions and More

The trend for unusual weddings has been around for some time now, with brides and grooms continuing to devise new ways to make their special day unique and interesting. This can be done by holding themed weddings or offering unique foods for the reception, but in some cases, a simple change of venue can make all the difference. One such unique venue is the barn offered by the Morguen Toole Company, which operates a restaurant, hotel, and event venue in Meyersdale, PA.

NYC's Metropolitan Museum of Art Where Mummies Live This Halloween

This Halloween season some ancient Egyptians may cheat death and rise again from the afterlife in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and Pete and Stew Kandel (know as Dr. Pete and Dr. Stew) paranormal investigators and licensed NYC tour guides aka the “Ghost Doctors” will be waiting in the shadows with their band of intrepid ghost hunters to greet these ancient phantoms.

Explore Rajasthan During the Festival of Colors with Compass India Holidays

LogoCompass India Holidays brings a bonanza for its travellers during the eve of color festival. The company has introduced a new package known as Holi festival with Rajasthan. India is a country which is known for its cultural heritance. The best way to experience this is through fairs and festivals where you get to explore the rich traditions of India.

Automated Vtiger to Zoho Migration: Newly-Backed Data2CRM Improvement

LogoIn the light of the development and simplifying the performance of CRM migration, Data2CRM is a web-service that offers a new advantageous opportunity of Vtiger to Zoho data switch . This unique solution sets a new pattern of fast, automated and precise migration across various CRM platforms. The process deprives the users of manual copy-paste and coding methods and requires no extra skills or technical background.

Ohana Fishing Charters Announces New Spectator Rates for Deep Sea Fishing Trips

LogoOne of the most affordable and fair deep sea fishing charters in Hawaii, Ohana Fishing Charters is pleased to announce they have restructured their spectator rates. When looking for things to do in Kauai, Hawaii and decide that getting the education and experience of deep sea fishing by spectating and watching Captain Lance Keener work his magic, there are now four-hour and six-hour deluxe trips available for non-fishing spectators. The four-hour trip will cost $180, and the six-hour trip costs $250.

Chefs Connection Announces Job Board for Chefs and Other Restaurant Personnel

Job hunting just got easier for chefs thanks to the Chefs Connection industry job board at chefsconnection.com. This site takes the hassle out of seeking work in the restaurant business by limiting its offerings to openings for chefs, restaurant managers, and related openings.

"Romania Tourism Report Q4 2014" Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoWe expect to see steady growth across most key industry indicators for this fledgling tourism market in the coming years. BMI predicts a growth in inbound and outbound tourism as well as tourism receipts, though the hotel and restaurant industry is likely to display more volatility in the period up until 2018. Despite some reservations concerning infrastructure and a bloated bureaucracy, we believe this market has some great opportunities for expansion.

New Market Report: Tourism Flows Outbound in Indonesia

LogoContinuous growth of disposable incomes, the increasing number of wealthy individuals and rising income per household continues to fuel outbound trip growth in Indonesia, especially for leisure purposes. Cultural trends such as the rising Korean-Pop culture have also increased outbound trips to South Korea. However, trips to neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia continued to account for the largest number of outbound trips during the year as international flights or airlines as well as frequencies continued to increase along with more affordable ticket prices arising from price wars among budget carriers. Due to the sizeable amounts spent by Indonesians during their trips, international countries have been increasingly marketing their travel and tourism destinations in the country via a range of mediums such as TV advertisements, web banners and printed advertisements in papers and magazines.

Royal Lahaina Resort Publishes Article on Maui's Must-See Romantic Spots

LogoRoyal Lahaina Resort is one of the first resorts to be built in the West Maui town of Lahaina, and has witnessed - as well as abetted - the rise of Lahaina as one of the island's premier vacation and shopping hubs. The town occupies a desirable location, with much of the oceanfront taken up by the well-known Kaanapali beach. Due to the fact that Royal Lahaina was an early comer to the area, the Resort boasts a prime half-mile section of the beach, as well as grounds that stretch across 27 acres of lawns and gardens.

Royal Kona Resort on Hawaii Publishes Article on the Big Island's Must-See Romantic Spots

LogoRoyal Kona Resort is one of Kailua-Kona's original hospitality establishments, and one of the first to be built in this prominent Hawaiian vacation destination. The Resort boasts a 12-acre campus and towers that offer unimpeded ocean views from a vast majority of the rooms. While some resorts specialize in catering to a specific clientele, such as business travelers or sustainability enthusiasts, Royal Kona has been an establishment with general appeal, catering to families, couples, conference attendees and others in equal measure.

Hotelsetc.com Sold over 300K New Membership Plans in the First Three Quarters of 2014

Hotels Etc,. Inc is a travel club committed to provide more value for money to its members. As a part of its commitment to its members, the travel club recently announced a wide variety of membership plans that are tailored for international travellers who are on a budget. Insiders revealed that the club has already sold more than 300,000 membership plans. The owners see it as a huge growth and a clear sign of the popularity of their tailor-made membership plans.

TravelCare Mexico Offering a Limited Discount Promotion on Mexico Travel Care Services

LogoTravelCare Mexico was founded on the belief that Mexico travel should be stress free under all circumstances. With the holidays coming up, many people are planning their trips to Mexico and TravelCare Mexico is offering promotional codes to help everyone save money while staying safe. The discount applies to the travel care package covering Medical, Legal and Roadside assistance first responder services. Access to this promotion can be gained by using the following discount code: TCM0914D

Compass India Holidays Rejoice Its Customers by Providing an Excellent Opportunity to Witness the Colorful Camel Fair

LogoCompass India Holidays Pvt. Ltd welcomes their enthusiastic travellers on board to explore India luxuriously. Compass India Holidays with its luxurious tours to India is trying to change the perceived notion of India being poor. India has also developed itself as one of the luxurious countries as it boasts various luxurious travel destinations across the globe.

Travel Accommodation in Ireland - New Study Released

LogoAs cash-strapped consumers, both domestic and international, continued to seek out the best available prices, there remained in Ireland an almost complete reliance on bookings from deals sites, such as Groupon, LivingSocial and DealRush, masking actual occupancy rates and affecting room rates and profitability, which continued to fall as a result.

Market Report, "Tourism Flows Domestic in Ireland", Published

LogoThe domestic economy in Ireland continued to struggle to recover in 2013 with consumer spending severely curtailed as a result of diminishing disposable incomes due to increased taxation and charges, high unemployment, a poor labour market and a focus on personal debt reduction. With spending capabilities limited, Irish consumers were more likely to consider holidaying at home, eliminating the initial travel costs associated with air or sea travel.

"Health and Wellness Tourism in Saudi Arabia" Is Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoSaudi Arabia boasts one of the biggest beauty markets in the region, with Saudi women being the biggest spenders on beauty products and treatments. Expenditure, which used to be limited to beauty products and simple salon services such as hairdressing, has now expanded to include health and wellness activities such as massage services, manicure/pedicure and facial treatments. For Saudi women, looking their best is extremely important, and given the high per capita income, they do not shy away from spending lavishly. Furthermore, with growing knowledge about health and wellness, combined with superior medical facilities, the general population is willing to pay attention to doctors? advice on maintaining their health. In a nutshell, the Saudi population is now taking a more holistic approach to beauty and health.

"Tourism Flows Outbound in Poland" Is Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoThe 1% growth recorded in outbound departures during 2013 was slow compared with the 15% registered in the category in 2012. The ongoing increase in growth in outbound departures can attributable to the fact that leisure tourism trips are slowly becoming an important attribute of the lifestyles of a growing number of Poles. Many Polish people now opt for frequent short trips abroad, which are perceived as more prestigious than holidays spent in even the most exclusive domestic tourist destination. Improvements in overall consumer optimism also contributed to the growing interest in travelling abroad among the Polish population towards the end of the review period, which meant that more people were more willing to spend money on outbound leisure travel.