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St. Maarten St. Maarten Sees Spike in Cruise Arrivals, Hotel Occupancy
May 18, 2011

The St. Maarten Tourist Bureau is reporting a rise in cruise arrivals as well hotel and timeshare occupancy for 2010 in comparison to 2009. More>>

blank Hotel Profits Up in 2010 by 9.8 Percent
May 18, 2011

PKF-HR forecasts average U.S.hotel to increase revenue by 6.8 percentMore>>

blank Sparking Travel Growth: PATA and WTTC Join Forces With APEC
May 17, 2011

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation group (APEC) has approved groundbreaking research to be conducted in partnership with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). More>>

blank Travel Agent Air Sales 8 Percent Ahead
May 17, 2011

The consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies increased 8.28 percent year-over-year in the first four months of 2011 compared to the same period in 2010, and 31 percent over the same period in 2009, ARC reports.More>>

blank Travelers Plan Summer Travel, Wary of Pump Prices
May 16, 2011

Eighty-six percent of travelers are planning leisure trips this summer; up from 83 percent that said they traveled last summer, TripAdvisor reports as it announced the results of its annual summer travel survey of more than 2,000 U.S. respondents. More>>

blank AA Forecasts Improvement for Small Business
May 16, 2011

AA says economic outlook will improve in the next 12 to 18 months. More>>

blank Airlines Estimate Record International Travel
May 16, 2011

An average of 2.24 million people will take to the skies every day this summer, a daily increase of 34,000 compared with last year, the Air Transport Association (ATA) estimates.More>>

blank ARC Reports Modest Air Sales Growth
May 16, 2011

ARC reports more than $7.3 billion in total sales reported and settled by ARC for April 2011. The total exceeded the same month in 2010 by 1.68 percent, ARC says, a modest gain. More>>

Tokyo Japanese Government: Radiation Exposure Remains Extremely Low Near Airports, Seaports
May 13, 2011 On Location

Travel Agent was on site at the Consulate General of Japan Friday morning for a press briefing on the effects of radiation on U.S. clients visiting the country in the aftermath of what is now commonly referred to as the Great East Japan Earthquake. More>>

blank Travel Buyers Expect Rising Rates Will Drive Corporate Budgets
May 12, 2011

Sixty percent of travel buyers feel that the economy is doing better than it was a year ago.More>>