Qatar Airways Increases Chicago Service to Daily for Summer Travel Season

Starting June 15th, Qatar Airways increased the frequency on the Chicago – Doha route to daily flights ahead of the peak summer travel season. Chicago remains a highly popular and key destination in the carrier’s rising North American network and...Read more

South African Airways and Etihad Airways Sign Code Share Agreement

South African Airways (SAA) and Etihad Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding allowing the two airlines to introduce a wider range of codeshare and interline air services. Initially South African Airways will place its ‘SA’ code on 12 Etihad...Read more

Israel Ministry of Tourism Hosts USTOA Members on Tour of Israel

Executive Committee members of the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) traveled through Israel this week as part of a group visit at the invitation of Haim Gutin, Israel Commissioner for Tourism, North and South America, and co-sponsored by El...Read more

Friendly Planet Travel Sets Sail for the Greek Isles, 12 Day Package With Air from $2,299

Stunning landscapes, crystal blue water, and dynamic history define Greece, often described as the cradle of Western Civilization. International group tour operator Friendly Planet is offering travelers the chance to explore Athens, discover the beauty of Mykonos and spend time...Read more

Etihad Names Fareportal Top Producer in 2012

Etihad Airways has named Fareportal, a full service travel agency, as one of the airline’s top producer in sales in 2012. This honor was given to one of the top three rated online travel agencies, CheapOair under the Fareportal portfolio....Read more

Qatar Airways Begins Newest U.S. Service to Chicago

 Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight to the city of Chicago touched down at O’Hare International Airport on April 10 marking the airline’s fourth gateway in the United States. With the launch of thrice-weekly passenger services between The Windy City and Qatar...Read more

Jerusalem Innovative Tourism Summit Attracts Global Industry Leaders

The Jerusalem Innovative Tourism Summit 2013, which will take place May 28-29 at the Jerusalem International Convention Center, is expected to attract travel industry leaders and innovators in the travel technology sector from around the world. Summit 2013 will focus...Read more

Paul’s Pilgrimage of Faith to Greece & Turkey Includes 7 night Cruise

Christian travel provider Journeys Unlimited will offer “Paul’s Pilgrimage of Faith” to Greece & Turkey, an 11 day tour that highlights the Apostle Paul’s time in the region, from October 12-22, 2013. As part of the tour, a seven day...Read more

Club Med Launches New “Happiness” Brand Campaign

Club Med, the original all-inclusive resort company with more than 78 resorts worldwide, has launched a new global campaign surrounding “happiness,” a philosophy that’s been in the brand’s DNA for the past 60 years. The campaign is launching in 47...Read more

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal Now Open

The 532-room luxury resort that opened today and is the first Ritz-Carlton hotel in Abu Dhabi and the ninth property in the Middle East for the luxury hotel operator. Inspired by 15th to early 17th century Renaissance architecture and the...Read more