Berlin’s Brandenburg Airport set to debut

May 4, 2012 – A new, international airport will open on June 3 in Berlin, Germany, with the ability to serve as many as 27 million passengers this year. Berlin’s Brandenburg Airport will serve as a hub for several airlines, bringing a new ease to travel to and from Germany. A railway station under the […]

Golden Gate Festival commemorates 75th birthday of bridge

Since its grand opening on May 27, 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge has provided a vital link across the Golden Gate, where San Francisco Bay meets the Pacific Ocean. Before the bridge was built, the quickest way to travel between San Francisco and the headlands of Marin County was by ferry: today, approximately 300,000 vehicles […]

Transportation Safety Administration offers pre-screening for business travelers, frequent flyers

TSA PreP™ can ease your way through airport To help business flyers and other frequent travelers expedite their airport security screenings, the U.S. Transportation Safety Administration introduced TSA PreP™, which pre-screens individuals who volunteer to participate. Certain frequent flyers on Delta Air Lines and American Airlines, as well as certain members of the U.S. Customs and […]

Contemplating a cruise? Safety matters

The tragic grounding of the Costa Concordia along the coast of Italy earlier this year may have you wondering about safety on your next cruise. Cruising is one of the safest of all types of leisure activities and means of transportation. According to the Cruise Lines International Association, “While any accident involving loss of human […]

Top international vacation destinations for 2012

Americans are ready for more adventurous travel that takes them further from home than in recent years, according to a just-released Travel Trends Survey by Travel Leaders. Eleven of the top 20 international destinations – up from nine last year – are in Europe, Asia andAustralia. “We are very encouraged to see the rise in […]

Top U.S. vacation destinations for 2012

Top U.S. vacation destinations for 2012

Most travelers have no plans to cut back on their vacations in the new year, according to a 2012 Travel Trends Survey released by Travel Leaders. More than 91 percent of Travel Leaders owners, managers and frontline travel experts throughout the U.S.said that their clients plan to spend as much or more on vacation travel […]

‘There’s nothing like Australia’ event includes airfare giveaway

‘There’s nothing like Australia’ event includes airfare giveaway

Travel Leaders, a full-service travel agency, will host an exclusive Aussie event from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18  in Dallas. Everyone is welcome to come discover the vibrant culture of the Land Down Under, and register for a chance to win free round-trip airfare for two to Australia. Registration will be from 6 […]

Top five international vacation destinations in 2011

Top five international vacation destinations in 2011

Aussie Robbert van Bloemendaal of Rowlett shares his latest Tips on Travel Of all the international destinations being booked for the remainder of 2011 by clients of Travel Leaders, one – London, England – has had a big resurgence in popularity. Rising to number three in Travel Leaders’ 2011 Fall Travel Trends Survey, London is […]

Top five U.S. vacation destinations for the end of 2011

Las Vegas reclaimed its top spot in the recent Fall Travel Trends Survey conducted by Travel Leaders. The desert glamour spot had consistently ranked as the top choice of travelers booking a vacation in the U.S., but recently lost that position to Orlando, Fla., and its fantastic theme parks. The 2011 Fall Travel Trends Survey, […]

Tips to help business travelers track ancillary fees

As frequent business travelers know, airlines are generating ancillary revenue through an increasing number of fees for items such as baggage handling, onboard food and beverages, in-flight Wi-Fi access and preferred seats. Because ancillary items are often not purchased at the time of ticket purchase, they can be difficult for business travelers – and for […]