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Travel 2013: Consider stepping out of your comfort zone

Those of us who love travel know it can be a life changer.

Top five diet trends for 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. - There's no shortage of New Year's resolutions to eat healthier and lose weight, but what does that really mean for consumers and food companies in 2013?

Hotels steadily upping the ante in trying to entice guests

They want you to sleep with them. And they'll do almost anything to make sure that you do. They are...hoteliers trying to win your business.

Cruising 2012: New smoking policies, hot destinations, onboard fees

PENNINGTON, N.J. - Looking at what's in store for cruisers in 2012, here's a list of what is -- and what isn't -- likely to make waves in the next twelve months. Making Waves in 2012

Catering to affluent Chinese shopping abroad

Analysts now know that the best place to learn about Chinese ultra-rich consumers is not the mainland.

Bad news for airlines, good news for passengers

Bad news for airlines is often good news for intending passengers – provided it doesn’t go on long enough to cause services to be cut.

Small and medium business air travel spending on the rise

FORT WORTH, Texas - In connection with the annual National Small Business Week, which runs today through May 20, American Airlines has released the results of a recent online survey of more than 2,600

Europe on the map for US travelers in 2011

NEWTON, Mass. - The results of annual European travel survey of 1000 U.S. travelers have been announced today.

10 hotel trends driven by next generation of Chinese travelers

HONG KONG - Privacy No More. In general, China's Gen Y'ers want to see and be seen, causing a sea change in how communal spaces are designed and experienced.

2011 travel trends revealed

LONDON, England - The results of annual Travel Trends Survey have been announced today.

World Travel Market Global Trends Report 2009 correctly predicts the future

The World Travel Market (WTM) Global Trends Report, in association with Euromonitor International, has a history of being on the money when it comes to the latest trends to impact the travel and touri

Teaching hotel guests to donate – a trend or a lifestyle?

Going green, looking for organic stuff, providing more for kids, doing charity work, and choosing travel destinations to evoke certain emotions have been mentioned as current hospitality trends.

Taking Jordan’s tourism industry into the digital age

AMMAN – Global travel trends are changing rapidly, especially since the advent of the Internet and the digital era.

The summer of the savvy spender

"This is the summer of the savvy spender," said William S. Wallace, president, Chase Card Services.

Ten travel trends for 2010

Call it The Year of Travel Uncertainty.

EIBTM 2009 Industry Trends and Market Share Report

The annual EIBTM Industry Trends and Market Share Report was launched today (Tuesday, December 1) at EIBTM in Barcelona.

Bigger ships, new destinations, low prices

Travel, especially cruising, is a bright spot in a year full of dismal economic news.

Cruise news you can use: Trends for 2009 and looking ahead

The cruise industry is evolving daily, mainly in response to consumer tastes and needs.

Aging boomers poised to redefine travel industry

Aging baby boomers are on the cusp of reshaping the tourism industry, from fuelling a demand for educational travel to turning up their noses at the early-bird buffets popular with their parents.

High wire thrills for India’s heritage tourists

NEEMRANA, India — High above the tranquil lawns of a 15th-century hillside fort, a man flew through the air attached to a steel wire.

Hard times ahead for world’s travel industry spoiled by success

BERLIN - Hard times lie ahead for the world’s travel industry.

AAA releases tips and trends for 2009 travel

Sure, the economy is struggling and most Americans are cutting back on their discretionary spending. But it's not all doom and gloom for travelers in 2009.

Travelers seek new vacation options because of tough economy

Despite a bleak economy, Americans are still going to find a way to see the world next year.

ITB World Travel Trends Report: despite higher fuel prices, car trips...

BERLIN – For the moment, one of the most conspicuous travel trends of recent years seems to have been checked. For the first time, holidaymakers are increasingly favoring car and train travel.

9 reasons ’09 will be the year of the ‘naycation’

If 2008 was the year of the staycation, then ’09 is bound to be the year of the naycation. As in, nay — we’re not vacationing.

Where are they now – WTM Global Trends Report in association...

The 2008 World Travel Market and Euromonitor International Travel Trends Report will launch in November at the World Travel Market Conference.

Dumbest travel trends — ever

Travelers checking into a Hyatt Place hotel might be perplexed initially.

Business travel swoons alongside economy

Meetings, conferences and conventions in the coming months may get smaller and less lavish as airlines slash domestic flights, travel costs rise and the economy drags.