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Interview with Mathias Friess: CEO of Webjet

I recently sat down with Mathias Friess, the CEO of Webjet—a new company that has made its way from Australia over to the United States. 406 more words

Travel As Gen Y

Why the Travel Industry Is So Lily White

As summer vacation season winds down – only to be replaced by fall conference season – it’s discouraging to note that it’s entirely possible to for you book your journey, give the pilot a perfunctory once-over, get settled into to your aisle seat, and check-in to your hotel – and never encounter a travel professional of color. 440 more words

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raceAhead: The Travel Industry's Diversity Problem

As summer vacation season winds down – only to be replaced by fall conference season – it’s discouraging to note that it’s entirely possible to for you book your journey, give the pilot a perfunctory once-over, get settled into to your aisle seat, and check-in to your hotel – and never encounter a travel professional of color. 422 more words

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Questex Anticipates a Home Run in New Stadium Series of MICE Events

Questex Travel Group, the organizers of the Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchanges (GMITE) and MEET National, are launching their newest one-to-one event concept for the MICE industry called… 198 more words

Why I Have a Problem with Voluntourism: Are We Really Helping Others?

I remember scanning my Facebook feed not only after graduating from college. Many of my friends had gone on to travel after graduation, and many had chosen to journey to distant locations on “voluntoursim” trips. 443 more words

Travel As Gen Y

The less-noticed deterrent to North Korea attacking South Korea: Chinese tourists

Last month South Korea and the US finalized plans for an anti-missile defense system to protect against potential attacks from North Korea. While news of that system and… 759 more words

3 things travel companies need to do (to stay in the game)

If you work for, manage or own a mid to large size travel company in the Middle East, India or Pakistan – you must be feeling the pinch by now. 806 more words

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