IAG, the parent company of British Airways, reports a 6th months operating profit from subsidiaries Iberia and Vueling of in excess of €230 million, compared with a loss of €33 million in the same period last year.
Nucleus, a London-based brand consultancy with focus on travel and hospitality, released a series of mobile web browsing metrics on Tuesday. According to a survey, mobile traffic grew to 43% of all travel website traffic in June 2014. The survey revealed that Apple continues to retain a leading position, with 77.9% OS share and 87.8% […]
Aloft Hotels, a brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., will open a new hotel in Silicon Valley in December 2014. The hotel, named Aloft Sunnyvale, will have 85 loft-style rooms, furnished to satisfy business class demands, and contemporary technology that will integrate the hotel in the industrial trend that made Silicon Valley famous […]
After reducing its long-term debt last year by 13% last year, Virgin America continues with other strategical moves to keep its air-fleet flying. The company filed yesterday registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The official announcement however fails to specify a date, price […]
Mobile app developers, Sound Pipe Media are set to completing an app for their client called Travel Buddies.. With amazing functionality these app developers from UK have really hit a great app for anyone willing to travel and need a buddy. You can easily register via Facebook, Twitter, and then search who is traveling within the network to the same destination as you.
Priceline buying restaurant reservation website OpenTable for $2.6 billion shows the expansion of the hospitality space growing ever more competitive. It was only a matter of time until restaurants became a bigger part of the tourism mix. If ever there were an “all in one” travel company emerging, Priceline may have just bid Sayonara! to its competition.