News articles in Travel Trade

Bikinis and Booze are Welcomed in Egypt.

(Dive Travel Business News - May 22, 2013) -- Earlier this month, Egypt's tourism minister claimed the Islamist-ruled country was open to bikini wearing, alcohol drinking tourists as part of his plan to boost Egypt's tourism numbers.

(Dive Travel Business News - July 27, 2013) -- Carrie Finley-Bajak, a social media consultant who specializes in building travel industry branding online, says that Sellers of Travel need to invest a minimum amount of time each day to maintain a social media marketing presence.

"Travel Effect" Campaign Raises Awareness of the Positive Benefits Travel has on

(Dive Travel Business News - Monday January 21, 2013) --Many people get the sense that travel strengthens relationships, improves health and can even help close a business deal, but they don't know it as fact. A new U.S. awareness campaign has been launched, called Travel Effect, aimed at making sure the public understands the impact that travel has on relationships, health, education, business and communities.

Caradonna Worldwide Dive Adventures Announces Change of Ownership.

(Dive Travel Business News - January 18, 2013) -- On December 16, 2012, Caradonna Worldwide Dive Adventures, Inc. was acquired by Rose Point Holdings, Inc. of Seattle, WA.

Over the past few years, TUI Travel’s growth strategies have evolved with a greater focus being placed on leisure and mainstream business models. This development provided Rose Point Holdings, Inc. with the opportunity to acquire Caradonna from TUI Travel and return the company to private hands while retaining the same management and staff.

World's Best Dives Offers Industry Fams for Dive Travel Professionals

(Dive Travel Business News - August 15, 2012) -- Familiarization trips, a.k.a. "Fam" trips,  are designed to provide dive travel professionals with a hands-on look at the properties and destinations they sell. When done well, Fams provide professionals with the TOOLS to organize, promote and conduct a successful trip or even to build a "Travel Program".

Island Dreams Marks 25th Anniversary

(Dive Travel Business News - April 23, 2012) – Houston-based Island Dreams Travel marks its 25th year in business with sales, celebrations, an underwater photo contest and a great travel prize drawing. Founded in 1987, Island Dreams isa a wholesale and retail travel business specializing in scuba diving trips to exotic locations spanning the globe.

Canadian Travelers Boost Tourism to the Caribbean.

(Dive Travel Business News - Feb 22, 2012) -- Recent statistics released by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) show that Canada far outpaced the U.S. market in 2011, with Canadian arrivals in the Caribbean up 6.8% over 2010.

Travelocity Traveler Confidence Report 2012

(Dive Travel Business News - February 8, 2012) -- In spite of economic concerns, acording to Travelocity’s annual "Traveler Confidence Report," a majority of consumers (53 percent) plan to travel more in 2012 than they did in 2011. This data represents an 18 percent increase versus 2011. Of those who plan to travel more this year, about two-thirds plan to increase their travel budget in 2012, while one-third will travel more without spending more.

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.

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