International

American Express Global Business Travel Forecasts Moderate Price Increases in 2016

by Matt Alderton | November 24, 2015
American Express predicts North America will see small increases in airfare, strong gains in hotel prices, and flat growth in car rental rates in 2016.

State Department Issues Global Travel Alert Due to Terror Threats

by Matt Alderton | November 24, 2015
The U.S. Department of State is urging Americans to exercise increased vigilance when traveling.

Hyatt Ziva Cancún Welcomes First Guests

by Matt Alderton | November 19, 2015
Following an $85 million renovation and expansion, Dreams Cancún is now Hyatt Ziva Cancún.

Marriott to Acquire Starwood, Forming World's Largest Hotelier

by Matt Alderton | November 16, 2015

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide will merge with Marriott International following a $12.2 billion acquisition.


Report: Travel Industry Has Cut Carbon Emissions by 20 Percent Since 2005

by Leo Jakobson | November 11, 2015

The World Travel & Tourism Council has published a new report analyzing the travel industry's contribution to climate change alleviation.


American Express Cardholders Can Now Use Points for Airbnb Stays

by Matt Alderton | November 04, 2015
American Express and Airbnb have established a new partnership making it easy for American Express cardholders to book Airbnb accommodations.

Events Are Big Business in China, Study Shows

by Matt Alderton | November 02, 2015

The GBTA Foundation has published what it says is the first-ever assessment of China's meetings, incentives, conventions, and exhibitions industry.


W Hotels Arrives in Amsterdam

by Matt Alderton | October 27, 2015

The W Amsterdam has opened the first of two buildings; the rest of the hotel will debut in early 2016.


Puerto Vallarta 'Fully Operational' After Hurricane Patricia

by Matt Alderton | October 26, 2015
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, has returned to normal following landfall of Hurricane Patricia.

Four Seasons Rolls Out Free Wi-Fi

by Matt Alderton | October 22, 2015
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has become the latest hotelier to offer complimentary Wi-Fi to its guests.

Airbnb Taps Corporate Housing Expert BridgeStreet to Reach Business Travelers

by Matt Alderton | October 08, 2015

Airbnb and BridgeStreet Global Hospitality will offer their respective inventories to one another's customers as part of a new partnership agreement.


Four Seasons Arrives in Seoul

by Matt Alderton | October 06, 2015
The new Four Seasons Hotel Seoul has 317 guest rooms and meeting space for groups of up to 500.