SnapShot GmbH, ESSEC Business School and Duetto now offer on Coursera a Hotel Management: Distribution, Revenue and Demand Management Specialization bundle, aiming to help hotel managers to maximize business revenue.
TAP and GOL begin operating codeshare flights
TAP Portugal, the leading airline operating between Europe and Brazil, and Brazilian airline GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes, the largest low-cost airline offering the best fares in Latin America, are launching a business partnership to operate codeshare flights that will enable both airlines to offer more convenient services to their customers.
Sabre developing travel services for emerging wearable technology
Sabre Corporation is developing travel services that work across the emerging spectrum of wearable technology including smartwatches and Google Glass, preparing for the dramatic impact wearables will have on the way consumers shop for and experience travel.
AEGEAN expanding flight services this winter
This winter, AEGEAN, a Star Alliance member, is adding more destinations and frequencies to its existing network. AEGEAN announces the operation of nine additional international flights from Athens, (compared to winter 2013), contributing thus significantly to the development of tourism and the extension of the tourist season.
TripAdvisor Awards All Mamaison Hotel Properties for Outstanding Traveler Reviews
Proof that Mamaison Hotels & Residences commit to customer service and quality; all the properties in the group have a reason to celebrate with their guests this year
TUI Travel announces new Aviation senior leadership team
To remain at the forefront of the industry, TUI Travel is creating one ‘virtual’ airline from its five Tour Operator airlines. The Aviation function for the Mainstream Sector will provide a platform for further growth of the Group’s Tour Operators, increase the profitability of its airlines and contribute to the Group’s delivery of a seamless integrated customer experience. Essentially, the Group’s airlines will act as one, with the new leadership structure in place from 1 June 2014.
Magnuson Hotels’ Growing Brand Strength
Magnuson Hotels, the world’s largest independent hotel group, announced today a year-over-year (2013/2012) brand growth of 25% for its three non-franchise hotel brands.
IAVRA Vacation Inquiries Point to World Cup 2014
Leading B2B vacation rental platform IAVRA has just announced latest reported inquiries for the coming World Cup 2014 and seasonal rental trends. According to the company chalets and city apartments top the list for Brazil, while a surge in Christmas inquiries show prominence with IAVRA agents.
CT Business Travel Acquires Medway Travel Limited
News from London reveals CT Business Travel’s acquisition of Maidstone business Medway Travel Limited. After 8 months of research in the sector, CT Business Travel selected Medway as their logical growth opportunity.
Argophilia Launches Citizen’s Travel Portal
Argophilia Travel Albania launches as the first of many regional travel directories aimed at introducing Eastern Europe’s hidden gems. Breathtaking places sit undiscovered by most of the world’s top travel businesses, a scattered lot of informative sites offer little or no value to travelers or local businesses, but Argo addresses the problem directly.
Seasite Engages Business Cruising
Seasite.com, an online portal dedicated to business cruise events, has just released their latest version which allows planners added functionality. Like hotel sourcing portals Cvent and Starcite, Seasite aims to help planners course ship charters.
MyHotelGuy.com Engages Twenty Somethings
In travel startup news today, MyHotelGuy.com has just launched what they term a “one-of-kind” lifestyle travel website. Designed to target the so called generation Y demographic, the site gets a lot of traction our of the term “jet set” – but for the real skinny, we thought Argo should check the site out.