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Real ID Act

"Americans Are Simply Not REAL ID-Ready"

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes testified before a Senate subcommittee Thursday on the looming October 1, 2020 deadline set to hit American air travel.

Visit Malaysia 2020

Malaysia aims to welcome 30 million tourists in 2020

Tourism Malaysia recently launched the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 Campaign. Visit Malaysia 2020 brings out the best of what Malaysia has to offer to the world in a single, event-packed year.

St. Augustine Ghost Tour

The U.S.'s Oldest City Ideal Place for Halloween Celebrations

With nearly 450 years of history, ancient cemeteries, centuries-old structures and endless stories of supernatural encounters, St. Augustine is believed to be one of the most haunted cities in America--the perfect place to be for all things other-worldly.

Travel trends Top Travel Trends for 2020

As we enter not just a new year but a new decade, our travel needs, behaviors, and wants continue to evolve. The world today, like the explorers themselves, does not sit still.


Travelstart Completes Acquisition of Club Travel Group

Travelstart has completed its acquisition of Southern Africa’s Club Travel Group for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition, which sees Travelstart wholly acquiring the Club Travel Group and its subsidiaries, was first announced on June 2019 and the deal was subject to the approval of South Africa’s Competition Commission. The transaction has now been formally completed and approved.

Hays Travel acquiring Thomas Cook stores

Hays Travel acquiring Thomas Cook stores is a gamble

Following today’s news that Hays Travel is to acquire 555 Thomas Cook stores from the Official Receiver; Nick Wyatt, Head of R&A, Travel & Tourism at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company shared his comment.