American Express Introduces New Travel Savings Just in Time for Holiday Bookings

Planning to take a long-overdue vacation? If you have any American Express cards or you’re interested in applying for one, then you should know about the card issuer’s latest travel savings offers.

American Express has done a good job of adding useful new perks to its credit and charge cards throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Now travel is starting to open back up, the card issuer has big discounts and bonuses

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Today’s Travel Bookings May Be More Fiction Than Fact

Future bookings are beginning to recover, buoying shares of some travel and leisure companies. But investors should ask themselves just how much of that is fantasy money versus real future revenue on which they can hang their hats.

Cruise operator

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said Thursday that bookings for the second half of next year are at the higher end of its historical ranges. At this stage of the coronavirus pandemic,

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Hotels to lose three million bookings to Covid restrictions as numbers fall to ‘all-time low’, IHF warns

Irish hotels are forecast to lose almost 3.3 million bednight bookings between now and the end of the year due to current Covid-19 restrictions, the Irish Hotel Federation (IHF) has warned.

The IHF warns that 100,000 jobs are gone already and another 100,000 are now at risk without immediate Government supports to keep them afloat.

An IHF survey of 301 premises across the country revealed that hotel room occupancy rates

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Holiday hotel bookings push out locals seeking shelter from storm power outages

ALBANY – The confluence of a days-long power outage in some communities and Columbus Day weekend means that many in the Capital Region who are seeking shelter in local hotels will likely be left shivering, in the dark, at home.

Hotels in and around the Capital Region are largely booked with leaf peepers and National Grid crews. Thus, the 46,000 National Grid and 130 NYSEG customers still without power as

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Airline travel shifts toward last-minute bookings, domestic trips: Report

The air travel market has shifted toward last-minute bookings, one-way flights and more domestic trips as consumers grapple with fast-moving changes due to the coronavirus pandemic, a report from online search and booking site Skyscanner shows.

The new trend will be an advantage for low-cost carriers that are able to offer competitive pricing amid an uncertain future for business travel, which was previously a major profit driver for full-service airlines,

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Airline travel shifts toward last-minute bookings, domestic trips

Sydney, Sept. 22 (BNA): The air travel market has shifted toward last-minute bookings, one-way flights and more domestic trips as consumers grapple with fast-moving changes due to the coronavirus pandemic.

 

The new trend will be an advantage for low-cost carriers that are able to offer competitive pricing amid an uncertain future for business travel, which was previously a major profit driver for full-service airlines, according to a report

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Indians are travelling again! OYO saw a 72% surge in bookings for destinations like Jaipur, Goa and Kochi during the long weekend

  • Nearly 1.8 – 2 lakh guests spent their long weekend at OYOs across India
  • OYO’s booking trends reveal that Jaipur, Goa, and Kochi topped as India’s most popular leisure destinations among travellers this long weekend.

With state borders opening up and relaxation of restrictions across the country, travelers are back into action. As per OYO’s recent consumer survey, 57% of respondents said that their next trip would be for leisure,

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Tourism 2020: Vacation bookings exceed expectations in Sevier County

SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) — Places in East Tennessee with top nationally ranked parks saw more visitors in June and July than ever before.

Between Dollywood, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and everything in between, the region is a popular destination spot. However, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, hotel bookings and mountain cabin rentals took a hit.

WATE 6 On Your Side’s Don Dare took a trip to Sevier

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Hotels.com Launches Site For Space Hotel Bookings… Someday

We have seen the future of hospitality – and it doesn’t include masks. Or human interaction at all, since the concierges of will be AI and the room service will be robots. As part of National Aviation Week, Hotels.com has begun to imagine what space hotels of the distant future might look like, in an effort to raise awareness for the space tourism industry

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-COVID-19 travel restrictions ravaged Spain hotel bookings in August

(Corrects second paragraph to number of nights booked in hotels from occupancy rate.)

MADRID, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Travel restrictions around Europe aimed at curbing coronavirus contagion ravaged Spain’s tourism industry during the crucial month of August, depriving it of millions of tourists.

The number of nights booked in Spanish hotels fell 64% last month from a year ago, data from the National Statistics Institute showed on Wednesday.

In the

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Alberta campground bookings nearly double as people look to escape close to home



a close up of a fire: There have been more than 265,000 reservations at provincial campsites across Alberta so far this year.


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There have been more than 265,000 reservations at provincial campsites across Alberta so far this year.

Despite a delayed start to the season, and capacity restrictions, Albertans flooded the provincial campsite booking system this summer.

According to data provided by the Ministry of Environment and Parks, there have been a net total of 265,624 reservations so far this year. 

In 2019, there were 175,128 reservations — the

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Airline travel shifts toward last-minute bookings and domestic trips – travel

The air travel market has shifted toward last-minute bookings, one-way flights and more domestic trips as consumers grapple with fast-moving changes due to the coronavirus pandemic, a report from online search and booking site Skyscanner shows.

The new trend will be an advantage for low-cost carriers that are able to offer competitive pricing amid an uncertain future for business travel, which was previously a major profit driver for full-service airlines,

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Airline travel shifts toward last-minute bookings, domestic trips: Skyscanner

By Jamie Freed

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The air travel market has shifted toward last-minute bookings, one-way flights and more domestic trips as consumers grapple with fast-moving changes due to the coronavirus pandemic, a report from online search and booking site Skyscanner shows.

The new trend will be an advantage for low-cost carriers that are able to offer competitive pricing amid an uncertain future for business travel, which was previously a

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