Top travel credit cards for 2023 to help you cut costs and earn rewards
Travel credit cards are lifesavers in the travel industry, particularly for frequent travelers. This program has enabled travelers to cut costs, making travel much cheaper than once thought. It is made possible by redeeming points and cashback after several subscriptions. However, as a frequent traveler, ensure you select credit cards that only give value in cashback and redeemable points. The idea of having the best credit cards enforces competition between different credit card companies to optimize their services to the best level.
Cirium and Amadeus deal to provide enhanced flight search and booking
Cirium, the aviation analytics firm, has signed a deal with Amadeus to provide its advanced flight schedules data into the Amadeus Travel Platform, further enhancing the dataset available for flight search and bookings. As one of the travel industry’s tech leaders, complete and timely data is essential for Amadeus to deliver high quality information to customers.
International travel is back to pre-pandemic levels, WTTC reveals
As the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) opens its 22nd Global Summit in Riyadh, a new global consumer survey has revealed that the appetite for international travel is now at its highest point since the start of the COVID 19 pandemic with consumers planning many trips.
The travel industry in 2023: Crypto and TravelTech to shake the sector
The year 2022 has been a recovery era for the travel industry. The post-covid year brought about more confidence and loosened restrictions as opposed to 2020 and 2021. While some European countries still imposed restrictions upon entry, like demanding proof of vaccination, many other countries have returned to their former entry model before the global pandemic.
3 amazing treehouse Airbnb’s you should visit on your next holiday
Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a fun family vacation, the treehouse Airbnb experience is sure to provide an unforgettable experience. With the chance to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you can enjoy the beauty of nature in a unique and peaceful setting.
Global travel industry sees strong growth, GMO Research reveals
In a recent travel survey by GMO Research, results show that with borders opening up again, Asia is beginning to see healthy travel patterns. While the region is still not at pre-pandemic levels, and travellers are still cautious, interest in overseas travel has significantly increased. To understand travel patterns and willingness, GMO Research conducted a study on monitors in ten countries and regions of the ASIA Cloud Panel, the company's own panel network.
London ranks as the best capital city for companies to entertain customers
Location is everything when it comes to pitching a big business deal. The success of sealing the deal can be greatly impacted by hosting a client in a city that offers the appropriate mix of excellent dining, five-star hotels, stunning golf courses, and other sought-after amenities. Using metrics like the number of meeting rooms available to hire, number of Michelin recognised restaurants and the cost of a taxi, CompareMyJet has studied 38 OECD countries to discover the 10 best and worst cities for business people looking to impress their clients.
American Express Travel publishes the 2023 Trending Destinations list
American Express Travel, recently, published the 2023 Trending Destinations list, featuring the ten most popular destinations for travel next year, identified by global American Express Card Member travel reservations for each of these destinations.
Jetstar and Zip partnership takes off just in time for the holiday season
Jetstar customers can now book flights using Aussie buy now, pay later platform, Zip. The collaboration is an expansion of the Qantas partnership announced earlier this year and offers more flexible payment options for Jetstar customers – just in time for the holiday season. Both Zip's innovative products Zip Pay and Zip Money will be available for eligible Jetstar customers. Zip Pay allows customers to flexibly pay for purchases of up to $1,000 (interest free), while Zip Money facilitates purchases of up to $10,000 (up to 6 months interest free).
Hilton spotlights travelers’ changing expectations as a record year ends
If 2022 was the year of the changed traveler, 2023 is the year of the evolved traveler. Hilton released its 2023 trends report, The 2023 Traveler: Emerging Trends that are Innovating the Travel Experience, A Report from Hilton, which reveals the latest consumer expectations following a year when travelers showed up in record numbers.