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Grecotel’s ‘Caramel’ Joins American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts

The Caramel Grecotel Boutique Resort in Rethymno on Crete, has become a member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts collection.

Plenty of Insight and Business at MCE South Europe MICE Event in Rome

South European destinations were the focus of this year’s MCE South Europe held in Rome recently where MICE solution providers had the chance to represent their destinations and build business relationships with leading event planners.

Rome Readies to Welcome MCE South Europe

It’s time for South European destinations and their MICE suppliers to take center stage and showcase their services to international event planners at this year’s MCE South Europe held in Rome on November 13-15.

Webinar Video – Preparing Your Business To Meet Traveler Trends In 2020

Travel agencies and tour operators need to become more nimble and knowledgeable to continue to meet the needs of future customers.

Growth of Meeting Industry Continues Unabated

The meeting industry is expected to grow for a fourth consecutive year, signaling an economy that continues to be strong, according to FutureWatch 2000 in a study sponsored by Meeting Professionals International and American Express.

Traveler’s Checks Next to Extinct

Traveler's checks are on their way to extinction. They are nice to have if you have a habit of losing things or are traveling to a destination with a high crime threat, or to a very remote area, but travel professionals insist on ATMs, which are virtually everywhere these days,...

More Business Travel This Year

Business travel is on the rise, according to recent research analyses. American Express, for example, predicts that overall travel costs for corporations will increase by around 3% this year, as business travel continues to recover and travel demand increases. It says that...

New Airline Compensation for Passengers

New rules on an airline's obligations to passengers came into effect last month. The rules change the amounts given in compensation, and redefine the circumstances where compensation must be provided.

Internet Success Depends On Brand Awareness

Three years ago, some $26 billion of leisure, unmanaged business and corporate travel were purchased online worldwide. Latest forecasts by Internet specialists, such as U.S.-based PhoCusWright, see global online travel sales reaching more than $80 billion this year.