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Sold on Summer Vacation: Travelers Largely Undeterred by High Gas Prices and Costly Airfares

AUSTIN, Texas, April 27, 2011 - Despite high gas prices and increasing airfares, a new survey from HomeAway, Inc. - the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals - finds the majority of Americans still plan to take a summer vacation, but will adjust their plans in light of rising costs.

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(0) Comments • Posted on Apr 27, 2011 - 02:18 PM

Favorites, Green Beer Rule Consumers’ St. Patrick’s Day Restaurant and Bar Choices

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 - More than one-quarter of Americans say they plan to visit a restaurant or bar this St. Patrick’s Day, according to new research from the National Restaurant Association. The research also shows that the majority of those consumers will pick their favorite place&# [Read More]

(0) Comments • Posted on Mar 09, 2011 - 04:08 PM

A Great Success: Hannover has More Overnight Visitors Than in Any Year Since the EXPO

HANNOVER, Germany, March 9, 2011-

  - Hannover Recorded 1.9 Million Overnight Stays in 2010, 6.4% More Than
in 2009 and More Than in Any Year Except the EXPO year 2000

  It was a record year for the post-EXPO period: more tourists came to
Hannover in 20 [Read More]

(0) Comments • Posted on Mar 09, 2011 - 03:23 PM

European hotel values see healthy growth for 2010 following two years of decline, says HVS report

YORK, March 1, 2011 - Europe’s hotel sector saw a year of recovery in 2010 with average hotel values per room (in euros) increasing by 1.5% to €215,200 following two consecutive years of double-digit percentage falls, according to the latest edition of HVS London’s annual Hotel Valuation In [Read More]

(0) Comments • Posted on Mar 01, 2011 - 11:08 PM

Herschend Family Entertainment and Jerry Henry & Associates Join to Launch New Research Company

BRANSON, Mo., March 1, 2011 - Herschend Family Entertainment (HFE), the nation’s largest family-owned theme park corporation, and Jerry Henry & Associates, a research consulting firm, have developed a strategic partnership to launch a new company called H2R Market Research. The new corp [Read More]

(0) Comments • Posted on Mar 01, 2011 - 08:17 PM

Healthier Breakfast Items the Order of the Day

CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2011 - The most important meal of the day has been a challenge for restaurants over the past few years, faced with economic uncertainty and reduced consumer spend. In order to lure back customers to an already over-crowded breakfast marketplace, restaurant operators will need to [Read More]

(0) Comments • Posted on Feb 28, 2011 - 09:49 PM

California Boosts 2010 U.S. Wine Exports To Record Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 22, 2011 - U.S. wine exports, 90 percent from California, rebounded to a new record of $1.14 billion in winery revenues in 2010, an increase of 25.6 percent over 2009 wine exports. Volume shipments rose 1.9 percent to 425.5 million liters or 47.3 million nine-liter cases.  [Read More]

(0) Comments • Posted on Feb 22, 2011 - 03:17 PM

Unilever Food Solutions Report Shows U.S. Consumers Aren’t Getting Meal Content Information

LISLE, Ill., Feb. 22, 2011 - Seventy percent of U.S. diners say they want more information about the sourcing and nutritional value of their meals when dining out, with nearly two-thirds (64 percent) agreeing they would choose healthier meals if more information was provided, according to Unileve [Read More]

(0) Comments • Posted on Feb 22, 2011 - 02:19 PM

London has not Achieved Top Ranking Either Nationally or Internationally

LONDON, February 22, 2011- In which city do hotel guests receive the most, and in which the least, value for their money? During the first quarter of 2011, the free online hotel reservation service with more than 210,000 hotels worldwide, analysed the evaluations of its customers in re [Read More]

(0) Comments • Posted on Feb 22, 2011 - 10:34 AM

Business Travel Rebounding in Canada According to Best Western

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2011 - The collective sentiment from travel industry executives from Best Western International, the Global Travel Association (GBTA) of Canada and The Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) who recently gathered at the fifth annual Business Travel Summit is that the Canadian busines [Read More]

(0) Comments • Posted on Feb 17, 2011 - 09:34 PM
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