The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) expressed its concern on Tuesday that vague, generalized worldwide travel warnings that offer no country-specific details can be confusing to travelers and risk discouraging travel across the board.
Russian tourists who were planning to visit Turkey in the summer of 2016 will most likely be redistributed to Mediterranean countries such as Greece, Italy, Spain and Croatia, according to the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR).
A total of 162 suspicious transactions were reported and 133 individuals detained earlier this month during a joint operation to combat online fraud in the airline sector, Europol said in a recent statement.
Early bookings from the United Kingdom to Greece for 2016 may be showing an increase but the head of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) warns that Greece must solve a very serious matter very quickly: the refugee crisis.
The European Technology & Travel Services Association (ETTSA), the association representing Global Distribution Services (GDS) and online travel agents, has filed a formal complaint with the European Commission against Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and Brussels Airlines.
Fifty percent of travel managers who include Lufthansa in their travel program as a preferred carrier said they plan to decrease spending with the company once its new “distribution cost charge” (DCC) of 16 euros takes effect, a poll of Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)...
Mexico's Interjet and Amadeus have announced a full content agreement and the adoption of Amadeus Altéa Reservation, which will enable the airline to extend its reach to new markets and grow its international customer base.
The Business Travel Coalition has submitted a letter to Lufthansa Group in which it rejects the airline’s plans to implement a 16-euro surcharge on any tickets not purchased through Lufthansa’s website or ticket offices.
Planned holidays, new destinations, demand for alternative travel and overall bookings through travel agents to Greece, are still high, according to a recent DRV (Deutscher ReiseVerband) report of market trends.
The Group of national travel agents' and tour operators' associations within the EU (ECTAA) on Friday filed a formal complaint with the EU Commission - Directorate General for Mobility & Transport against Lufthansa Group concerning the announced new Distribution Cost Charge (DCC).
The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) on Tuesday informed British holidaymakers and travellers heading out to Greece that the increases of the country's value added tax (VAT) rates are not expected to affect the majority of holidays this summer.