Many US Airline Companies Pruning Capacity Expansion As Competition From Gulf-based Carriers Growing Big

American Airlines became the latest U.S carrier to join an array of other local carriers in cutting capacity projections to offset the pressure posed by the rapidly expanding Gulf based carriers. American Airlines revised its projected 2015 total capacity rise to 2 percent, with domestic capacity expansion slashed to 2 or 3 percent and international […]

Secrets for cheap airline tickets

You’ve picked the perfect spot for this year’s vacation, and now the trick is getting there without going broke. That’s easier said than done, especially if you’re flying.

Amazon’s New Travel Service Enters Lucrative Online Travel Market

Amazon.com Inc. launched a new hotel-booking service for three major metro areas on Monday, trying to entice shoppers who might be browsing for books or music to reserve a hotel stay.

Booking.com Settles Antitrust Complaints

PARIS—Online travel agent Booking.com will loosen controversial pricing and availability contracts with hotels in several European countries, settling complaints that the U.S. company has been stifling competition for hotel reservations.

Staffing is a big issue for hotels and revenue management

It is impossible to talk about growth in online travel, especially in Asia Pacific, without factoring in one of the world’s fastest growing hospitality markets – ChinaThis is an analysis by Pamela Whitby, editor, EyeForTravel.

Cruise giants Carnival, Royal Caribbean doubling down on China

Both Carnival and archrival Royal Caribbean are quickly expanding their business in China, where a burgeoning middle class is increasingly flocking to vacation cruises.

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