Merge Mania

Last week, Tzell Travel Group and Travel Acquisitions Group announced that they would merge to form North America's 10th largest travel company. Also making headlines in the industry was ALTOUR's expansion in the western U.S. with its acquisition of Denver-based Cherry Creek Travel. These are only a few of several transactions and mergers taking place within the travel industry during what has been a rough economic period. Are current market conditions affecting your business and you to consider new options? Please vote in our poll to the right and share your opinions below.

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