Posts Tagged ‘ Expedia ’

Summer holiday campaigns start

Dec 26th, 2020 | By

Boxing Day is traditionally the day that the tour operators and airlines press the buttons on their latest campaigns.

Tunisia looks to the future

Feb 9th, 2020 | By

Expect to see both travel agents and tour operators talking more frequently about the attractions of Tunisia.

Should you book with Thomas Cook?

Dec 6th, 2018 | By

Despite what trendy management gurus say, there is still a big demand for package holidays – it is just not as big as it was.

Will the passenger be king?

Sep 7th, 2018 | By

Companies have to keep the customer central to development. If that is true and they are not just interested in our wallets then the future may well be in the hands of we passengers.

Saturday snippets: 17th February 2018

Feb 17th, 2018 | By

AS Cinese New Year gets away Adrian highlights a few places to see the festivities in the UK and Ireland

Are online travel agencies treating us fairly?

Apr 25th, 2016 | By
cartoon of a traveller

Last week a House of Lords Select Committee suggested that the online travel agencies lack accountability and transparency. They further suggested that they should be scrutinised by competition authorities.

How great are the 2012 deals?

Mar 27th, 2012 | By

A few weeks back the government launched Britain’s first domestic advertising campaign – at the cost of £4million – which saw Stephen Fry and friends wax lyrical about the UK.

Online reviews: separating the wheat from the chaff

Sep 19th, 2011 | By

How can you tell if online reviews are true, before booking your next break?

What’s hot: September 2011

Sep 1st, 2011 | By

CD Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, Burma and British Airways’ two new initiatives get the thumbs up but the futureisn’t quite so rosy for Trip Advisor and the Travel Bookshop

Talking to the Holidaymaker

Nov 17th, 2009 | By

The future of holidays and tourism was one of the last parts of World Travel Market last week.

We had heard a lot about going green, value for money and the need to bring on more hotel rooms and offers for the middle market. Woe betide expansion into the luxury end of the market. The thinking was that more 3 and 4 star hotels were needed. And if the destination isn’t green and pitching strongly for sustainability then tourists would stay away. More travellers would book through packages because that gave them security in these economic times.