Travel Bound’s ‘Europalooza’ Offers Bonus Commissions for Travel Through October

Travel Bound, a leading supplier of fully independent travel (FIT) to destinations around the globe sold exclusively through travel agents, launched “Europalooza” offering travel professionals bonus commissions on bookings to London, Paris and Rome — 5% on transfers and sightseeing...Read more

Flo Tours Rolls Out New Online Booking Engine

Flo Tours, a tour operator that has been offering packages to Turkey, Greece, Israel, Jordan, and Egypt for 20 years, is unveiling a new booking engine that will enable travel agents to do everything necessary to complete a booking online....Read more

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts Expands Its Footprint to Istanbul

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts announced that it has entered into an agreement with Turkish developer Garanti Koza to manage Swissôtel KozaPark Istanbul, a new property being developed in the city’s fast-growing Esenyurt district. Slated to open in 2019, the project...Read more

Odysseys Unlimited Schedules 13 Small-Group Departures to Enticing Iceland

A cinematic landscape (think Narnia) with massive glaciers, bubbling mud holes, and rainbow-laden waterfalls coupled with supreme bird life and a sun that never sets for six weeks of the year are but a few of the reasons to join...Read more

Spain: Tour Operators From Across The Globe Attending Euroal 2015

More than 50 tour operators from 18 countries, buyers of tourism products, will attend the business round tables or workshop in EUROAL 2015, taking place this 3, 4 and 5 June in the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones in Torremolinos...Read more

Aer Lingus Launches New Washington D.C to Dublin Service

Tourism Ireland has has announced the launch of the new Aer Lingus non-stop service between Washington Dulles and Dublin airport. Aer Lingus will operate four flights per week from Washington D.C. to Dublin as part of its transatlantic growth plan...Read more

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Names Two New Vice Presidents

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts announced two new key Vice Presidents to the company’s senior management team. Petra Götting joins the company as Vice President Sales & Marketing Europe, while Nick Bosworth takes on the role of Vice President Brand &...Read more

New Archeological Discovery to Increase Visits to Turkey

With new discoveries of ancient communities and cosmopolitan modern cities, archaeologists and travelers alike are unearthing the millennia of secrets that make Turkey the sixth-most visited tourism destination in the world. The Turkish Office of Culture and Tourism announced that...Read more

Interested in the Italian Market? Here’s a Handy Marketing Tool

The Italian Travel Industry Directory, published by travel trade paper L’Agenzia di Viaggi, is now an app available on iOS and Android devices as a free download. The directory lists up-to-date data of the 8,381 travel agents in Italy, with...Read more

A Magical Getaway in Tuscany

Deep in the heart of Tuscany­ — perhaps the most fabled of all of Italy’s 21 regions — lies a trio of exceptionally beautiful, serene, and luxurious resorts. Jointly owned by the Paradise Hotel & Spa group, the hotels are...Read more