Travel Industry News, Vacations and Tourism News


Travel Industry News, Vacations and Tourism News

Budget Travel Web Site Signs up with Hotel Portal

Miami Ocean SurfNEW YORK, N.Y. -- Cheap Airfare and Budget Travel Web Site announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with, one of the largest hotel portals in the world. will utilize Tourico's hotel properties to create hotel and air dynamic packages to sell to its more than 1 million online customer base. has one of the most diverse hotel-negotiated rate portfolios in the world.

Discount Travel Portal Acquires State of the Art Call Center

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- announced that, in partnership with its technology partner Fareportal Inc., it has acquired a 26,000 square foot Call Center. This state of the art Call Center is equipped with the latest VOIP Telephony and Call Center technology. The Call Center capacity currently is 240 Seats with scalability to 950 seats. The Call Center is utilizing MPLS connectivity with 5 MBPS dedicated connection linking its New York City office with its Call Center. The VOIP telephony is provided by Inter-Tel, a leader in high-end Call Center technology.

Ontdek Leads Kenya Safari Adventures for the Active Traveler

Kenya walking toursNYERI, CENTRAL PROVINCE, KENYA -- Images of Kenya instantly bring thoughts of safari to mind. However, not all safaris are created equal. Ontdek Kenya Ltd. is a leading organizer of active holidays in Kenya. Peter and Anne Huysman own and operate Ontdek Kenya, Ltd. (Ontdek, meaning "discover" in Dutch) along with a team of experienced Kenyan guides. This team of nature and wildlife experts will ensure that their group is not among the tourist masses, nor sitting in a vehicle for hours on end.

Never Check It Offers Pre-approved Travel Sized Toiletries for Air Travelers

BOTHELL, Wash. -- Victor Cox, CEO of Never Check It, has formed a strategic affiliation with Minimus, the world leader in all things travel-sized, to offer travelers the ability to purchase approved toiletries and other banned items before they fly in the wake of today's TSA announcement. This will ensure that travelers will be able to carry-on luggage, which will save valuable time, money, and help alleviate the stress associated with travel.

SoundGuides offer New Experiences for American Tourists With a Taste for Europe

SoundGuides LondonLONDON, U.K. -- The Internet Content production-company known as the Content Lab launch four, audio city guides for tourists visiting Europe. SoundGuides provide the tourist with a complete solution for exploring Rome, Paris, London and Venice. Each audio guide can be downloaded on to an ipod or mobile phone and serves to replace the need for guidebooks completely. This allows the tourist free reign to design their own tour of these amazing cities.

Peralynna Buys Exclusive Waterfront and Water View Suites in South Beach, Florida

Peralynna oceanfront at The Bentley Hotel South BeachCOLUMBIA, Md. -- Maryland based Peralynna Properties are expanding the list of luxurious suites and villas they own and manage. The Bentley South Beach, 510 Ocean Drive, Miami, Florida, is the latest location offered by Peralynna owners, David and Cynthia Lynn of The Inn at Peralynna Manor, in Columbia Maryland.

CheapoAir Partners with Fareportal for Air Fare Search Technology

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- CheapoAir announces, in partnership with Fareportal, a complex Flight Fare Search Technology enabling consumers to search for flights to airports within a 100 mile radius of the original searched airport. This technology will assist in providing lower competitive fares on The user may select the option to search for additional airports within a given radius or may choose to ignore this advanced search option. Fares are usually 5-30% lower when the user selects this advanced search feature while conducting a search for cheap airfares.

All Star Luxury Coaches' RV Rentals Provide Comfort and Style without Ownership Hassles

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Need a getaway? Not sure of where to begin? All Star Luxury Coaches offer clients the chance to drive and travel in a luxury diesel RV, without the expense and responsibility of owning one. Introduces New Service to Help Travelers with Carry-On Luggage Survive the Airport Security Crunch

BOTHELL, Wash. -- Victor Cox, CEO of Never Check It (, has introduced a free unique service that allows travelers to pre-order toiletries and other banned items before they fly. This will ensure that travelers will be able to carry-on luggage, which will save valuable time, money, and help alleviate the stress associated with travel.

Perillo Announces the Release of All New Italy and Hawaii Vacation Guides for 2007

Steve ParilloWOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. -- Perillo Tours, ( America's leader in tourism to Italy since 1945, today announced the release of their newest Italy and Hawaii vacation brochures for 2007 offering customers a whole new variety of scenic and thrilling vacations to some of the most inspiring places in Italy and Hawaii.