News articles in Travel Trade

Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas Launches Free Online Tool for Dive Travel Sellers

(Dive Travel Business News - January 26, 2012) --  Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas has launched a new, free online application called PAW, which is available for industry pros to review online. PAW stands for Profit Application Widget and was designed to provide dive travel distributors a proven method to enhance profits on individual dive travel sales, merchandise while maintaining complete control of their clients and retaining customers on their own website at all times.

Turquoise Travel Adventures Inc. Opens its Doors

(Dive Travel Business News - June 1, 2011) -- Dive Travel veteran Terry Peralta is heading up the team of the new Turquoise Travel Adventures Inc.. Terry has over 16 years service in the travel industry, with 12 of those as top Group Dive Travel Specialist with PADI Travel Network.  She has extensive experience working with dive shops on group and individual client needs, helping dive retailers build a travel profit center within their business.

Major Chains Launch

(Dive Travel Business News - January 12, 2012) -- Choice Hotels International, Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriott International and Wyndham Hotel Group have started a new hotel website

Gap Adventures Changes Name to G Adventures

(Dive Travel Business News - September 29, 2011) -- Toronto-based tour operator Gap Adventures has changed its name to G Adventures, following a June copyright-infringement ruling in a suit brought by clothing giant Gap Inc.

In a June 24 decision in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Judge Alvin Hellerstein ruled in favor of Gap Inc. on trademark infringement, saying, "Gap Adventures has used similar marks in commerce such that there is likelihood of confusion."

Caradonna offering Pre-DEMA Specials, Travel Guides, Seminars at DEMA 2011

(Dive Travel Business News - September 17, 2011) --  In anticipation of DEMA Show 2011 to be held Nov 2-5 in Orlando, Florida, Caradonna Worldwide Dive Adventures has put together its annual DEMA Specials brochure that includes specials and incentives already available now, prior to the dive industry's largest trade show.

Adventure Voluntourism for Dive Travelers

(Dive Travel Business News - September 26, 2011) -- Dedicated to sustainable and accessible travel, Indian Valley Travel will be exhibiting at the DEMA Show 2011 from November 2-5, 2011 in Orlando Florida. The company will be offering "deliberately different" dive travel packages where all trips 100% based on new and existing volunteer projects throughout the world.

Forrester Research Study Indicates Travelers Using Web to Plan Vacations Has Dro

(Dive Travel Business News - April 25, 2011) -- Despite predictions that the demise of the travel profession is all but arrived, travel professionals are experiencing an unprecedented come-back.  With natural disasters causing flight cancellations, revolutions putting tourist destinations off limits, and airline and rental car agencies confounding travelers with increasingly complex fees, vacations are becoming increasingly difficult to plan and execute.  On top of this, the Internet generates so much information that it has managed to confuse consumers trying to plan their own va

World Travel & Tourism Council 2011 Tourism For Tomorrow Awards

(Dive Travel Business News - December 6, 2010) --The application deadline for the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 2011 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards is fast approaching.  The WTTC invites tourism businesses and destinations worldwide to enter in one of the four categories: Global Tourism Business, Conservation, Community Benefit and Destination Stewardship, showcasing best practice in sustainable tourism.

Become a Puerto Rico Expert

(Dive Travel Business News - December 7, 2010) -- The Puerto Rico Tourism Company has updated the Puerto Rico Travel Expert education and companion Incentive/Rewards program. Travel professionals who complete the General Courses (Chapters 1-4) gain access to the incentives platform.

Reef & Rainforest "Greening" Its Operation

(Dive Travel Business News - November 14, 2010) -- This month Reef & Rainforest is relocating its business headquarters to Portland, Oregon. The relocation to Oregon supports the adventure travel  company’s plan for growth in the scuba travel market.

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