UNWTO and China strengthen cooperation

Madrid,  2013-01-21 — /travelprnews.com/ —  The Chairman of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA), Mr. Shao Qiwei, and UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, have agreed to strengthen cooperation between both organizations as a key step towards advancing China’s tourism development objectives. On the occasion of his visit to Spain to receive the UNWTO Award for Lifetime Achievement,… Read the full press release

LAS VEGAS CELEBRATES CHINESE NEW YEAR 2013: YEAR OF THE SNAKE WITH WORLD-CLASS ENTERTAINMENT AND FESTIVITIES

Unrivaled Cultural Celebrations among Highlights for Ushering in a Year of Luck and Excitement this February in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS, 2013-01-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — In Chinese astrology, The Year of the Snake is marked by intuition, instinct and thoughtfulness.  This February, Las Vegas resorts will prepare for the Chinese New Year, celebrating Asian culture with stunning… Read the full press release

Concur Announces Schedule for Upcoming Fiscal 2013 First Quarter Earnings Webcast

Redmond, Wash., 2013-01-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), the world’s leading provider of integrated travel and expense management services, today announced that its fiscal 2013 first quarter earnings conference call will take place on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 beginning at 2:00 p.m. PT. The call will feature Steve Singh, chairman and chief executive officer, Rajeev Singh,… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association Commends House for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Washington, D.C., 2013-01-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The U.S. Travel Association today commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing much-needed emergency relief funding for states and local governments as well as businesses and families affected by Hurricane Sandy. “Travel is a key driver of the economy in many of the areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy,” said… Read the full press release

Thai Airways selects Accelya’s REVERA® PRA the most comprehensive passenger revenue accounting platform for the airlines industry

REVERA® PRA to help Thai Airways streamline their passenger revenue accounting process Mumbai, India, 2013-01-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Accelya Kale Solutions Limited, part of the Accelya Group – a leading solutions provider to the Airline and Travel industry, today announced that Thai Airways, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Thailand has chosen Accelya Kale’s passenger… Read the full press release

Hotels Gearing Up For Growth in 2013

TravelClick Poll Finds Hotels are Planning to Expand Workforce and Marketing Budgets in 2013 NEW YORK, 2013-01-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — According to a recent poll from TravelClick (TravelClick.com), a leading global provider of revenue generating solutions for hoteliers, hotels are preparing for growth in 2013. Hotels are not only planning to hire in the New Year, but… Read the full press release

MGTO participated in EIBTM

MGTO participated in EIBTM

2012-11-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — MGTO participated in EIBTM Photo Caption Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) participated in the 25th edition of the European Incentive & Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (EIBTM) held in Barcelona between 27th and 29th November. 6 representatives of hotels, event organizers and meeting consultancy company from Macau, together with MGTO promoted new… Read the full press release

CONSULTATION LAUNCHED ON AMBITIOUS GROWTH PLAN FOR TOURISM

2012-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — VisitBritain has launched a consultation on a growth strategy for inbound tourism to Britain, with an ambition to reach 40 million visitors by 2020, a 3% year on year increase. The strategy shows how aligning marketing and Government policy can deliver an economic legacy, building on Britain’s successful hosting of the 2012… Read the full press release

GBTA and Egencia® Study Shows Travel Professionals Gaining Control of Travel Policies in Asia Pacific Region

Report Ranks Top 10 Most Important Factors in Defining Policy Alexandria, VA and Bellevue, WA – 2012-10-3 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travel professionals are playing an increasingly large and influential role in shaping and controlling business travel policy, aided by online booking tools and fueled by a growing focus on cost-saving efforts, according to a new report… Read the full press release

Concur Showcases Commitment to Helping Colleges and Universities Drive Down the Costs of Travel and Expense Management

Industry-leading innovation, partnership with Huron Consulting Group and higher education successes all on display at 2012 SCTEM Conference REDMOND, Wash., 2012-10-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today, at the Society for Collegiate Travel and Expense Management Conference, Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR) announced that the company continues to see success addressing the travel and expense management needs of the higher education community through… Read the full press release

TravelClick Drives Bookings for its Hotels in Partnership with Room Key

NEW YORK, 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — TravelClick, the leading provider of revenue generating solutions for hoteliers across the globe, announced today that their hotels are live on Room Key (www.roomkey.com).  Thousands of TravelClick’s web booking engine hotel customers can now display real-time, best available rates and inventory on the Room Key website. Room Key, an innovative online… Read the full press release

Amadeus extends its global content agreement with FCm Travel Solutions

FCm, a global corporate travel and expense management specialist, continues to benefit from Amadeus content since its initial agreement in 2007 Madrid, Spain, 2012-09-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, and global corporate travel and expense management specialist FCm Travel Solutions, have strengthened… Read the full press release

Concur Announces T&E Cloud Integration with NetSuite’s SuiteCloud Computing Platform

Integrated solution gives NetSuite customers access to valuable travel and expense data5 REDMOND, Wash., 2012-09-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management (T&E) services, today announced the availability of the integrated solution of Concur’s T&E cloud with NetSuite (NYSE: N)  built using NetSuite’s SuiteCloud Computing Platform. First announced at NetSuite’s… Read the full press release

TravelClick Leads Hospitality Industry with 22 Interactive Media Awards for Website Design Excellence

NEW YORK, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — TravelClick, the leading provider of revenue generating solutions for hoteliers across the globe, earned 22 Interactive Media Awards (IMA), more than doubling the number of awards won for the previous year.  The IMA recognizes the highest standards of excellence in website design and development, and honored TravelClick with a total… Read the full press release

2012 AH&LA LODGING SURVEY IDENTIFIES KEY TRENDS IN AMENITIES, FACILITIES, PROGRAMS

Washington, 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) 2012 Lodging Survey, the most comprehensive industry-wide survey of its kind, polled more than 52,000 U.S. hotel properties regarding in-room amenities, security and technology features, food and beverage options, guest services, sustainability, property offerings, and much more.  Funded by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation… Read the full press release

TOP ON TOUR

2012-08-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — “No time to relax” the slogan of the TOP Office. There is lot of information and news to share with the partner hoteliers. Regardless of a training on the spot, individual hotel consulting or new member acquisition, there is no way too far for the TOP Team to be close to the partners…. Read the full press release