Keeping your “finger on the pulse” is crucial in the travel industry just like any other industry. In such a global economy, many new products and services are being launched on a consistent basis. These are the sites you should look to for the latest travel industry news.
Travel Daily News
Business Travel News
Marcas y Turismo
Travel Agents Central
The Blue Swan Daily
Global Travel Media
Smart Travel News
L’Agenzia di Viaggi
Travel and Tour World
I’ll kick it off with my personal favorite, Skift. Besides the regular reports about travel industry news that is currently trending, Skift posts in-depth industry analysis articles, market research reports, interviews with top CEOs and more.
Phocuswire covers, analyzes and debates the most important industry developments. They have a deep focus on travel technology and distribution, which is the backbone of the travel era we are living in. Their daily newsletter is filled with the latest travel news, interviews with industry leaders and their insightful series “How I Got Here”, which are podcast interviews with CEO´s of successful travel startups and corporates.
The Greek based news site was originally launched in 1999 and now manage 3 different sites: International, Greek/Cyprus and Asia Pacific. Travel Daily News covers both topics relevant to the end traveler, along with topics relevant to the B2B travel industry as well.
Travel Weekly is part of the Northstar Travel Group and is covers a broad spectrum of travel related news, with an emphasis on destination related news. Travel Weekly provide travel professionals with a necessary global perspective through in-depth coverage of every business sector, including airline, car rental, cruise, destination, hotel and tour operator as well as technology, economic and governmental issues.
FVW Medien has been Germany´s main source of travel industry news for the past 50 years. Their publication addresses matters relevant to German tourists and German travel companies, along with news regarding large multi national companies.
It is the most widely read tourism related website in Latin America, with its own editions in Mexico, Colombia and Argentina. It is the only exclusively online medium in the region aimed especially at travel agencies and hoteliers.
Frances go-to digital source for travel industry news. Etourisme constantly releases industry case studies and business resources to serve the French tourism industry.
BTN Group provides news, research and actionable data about the business travel industry to over 65,000 corporate travel manager, buyers, meetings professionals and other members of the business travel industry. BTN publishes www.businesstravelnews.com; BTN Daily, BTN Global, BTN Travel Management and Travel Procurement newsletters.
Travel Pulse offers the latest travel industry news, videos and expert interviews. Read up on 70 news items daily on average, on-demand video, and the latest travel deals to the industry professionals. Travel Pulse is extremely diverse and you can find news about travel sectors such as cruises, travel technology, travel agents, sustainability and much more.
Entorno Turistico addresses topics relevant both to travelers and to travel companies. This news source is designed for students, service providers, businessmen, academics and public institutions. Its purpose is to inform about the events of the local and international tourist environment. In addition, disseminate critical knowledge of relevant issues for the Mexican tourism community.
Previously known as “Turismo and Tecnologia”, this Colombian based travel news source covers the cross-roads between tourism and technology. Marcas y Turismo is the leading online provider of articles, news, opinions, advice and experiences for the travel and tourism community in Colombia.
As it´s name states, this is the top travel website for travel agents seeking the very latest in cruise news, destination news, hotel news, airline news and tour news. Their sister site, Luxury Travel Advisor, covers sophisticated luxury travel news including luxury destinations, hotels and tours.
The Blue Swan Daily is published by CAPA (Centre for Aviation) and covers aviation and travel industry developments around the world.
Travolution was the first publication launched in the UK as a news website and monthly magazine dedicated to the online travel industry. Over the years travel industry has changed dramatically and so has Travolution, so that today it is a web-only publisher, although it does produce an annual technology investment Innovation Report.
Travelage’s award-winning writing and design, brings the best of travel to life for their readers. The magazine's first-hand, on-site reports and fresh destination coverage is a valued resource for travel agents. TravelAge West's dynamic content explores the latest destinations, trends, and products, every print issue includes an in-depth cover story, news analysis with a regional point of view, cutting-edge destination coverage, news briefs, insider tips amongst other interesting topics.
Ireland’s Travel Trade Network, comprises two websites – www.ittn.ie and www.thetraveldirectory.ie. ITTN is well respected for its independent and insightful reporting and for its consistent and ongoing support for the Irish travel industry. ITTN.ie provides daily news updates and live Twitter feeds, competitions, destination videos, and a diary of forthcoming events, including fam trips, while www.TheTravelDirectory.ie includes over 1,400 listings in 25 supplier categories and presents the latest consumer travel news and a Deal of the Day. The website is mobile responsive and makes the world of travel just one click away – no matter where they are – for Irish travel industry personnel, holidaymakers and business travelers.
Global Travel Media is a free news service, which allows travel sellers to have the world’s tourism news at their fingertips. Global Travel Media is fast becoming one of the most respected daily tourism news services in Australia– now to nearly 56,000 online subscribers – it is equally influencing and strengthening destination and product awareness in all aspects of the industry’s core business sectors.
With 46 years of experience, the publisher distributes knowledge, specialized content and service provision through the PANROTAS Portal, social networks and print publications, such as the PANROTAS Magazine and more than ten yearbooks with specific themes. It works with the entire production chain in the sector and holds the PANROTAS Forum , the largest forum for debates and innovation in the tourism area in Brazil, which annually brings together national and international leaders , from all industry segments, to discuss trends and innovations in the sector.
SmartTravelNews analyzes the concept of smart tourism through new companies, new business models, new products and services generated to meet the needs of the new digital tourist and the new Smart Tourist Destinations.
Hosteltur has the most extensive and professional staff of journalists specialized in tourism in Spain, which allows them to offer unique and reliable information, a guarantee of prestige for the brands that link their brand with Hosteltur. Innovating from day one, in 25 years it has become an essential information and training platform for professionals in the sector. Hosteltur reaches more than 400,000 professional users in the tourism sector, through different platforms, providing the best information and marketing solutions.
NEXOTUR.com is an online newspaper, part of the NEXO Group based in Spain. This online newspaper has published since 2002, offering the latest news about the business travel industry, they deliver the widest and most diverse information to tourism professionals and entrepreneurs on a daily basis.
Preferente is the leading publisher of tourist information in Spanish and the one with the highest audience worldwide, with a presence in the main Spanish-speaking countries through all news media, and it is also the third largest global conglomerate of specialized media in Tourism professionals. They claim to be The Great Encyclopedia of Spanish Tourism, released in 2002, constitutes the largest editorial effort undertaken in Spain dedicated to the sector and which presents a historical and globalized panorama of national tourism.
Established in 2010, Uzakrota publishes news, reports and marketing suggestions for the travel industry, as well as whatever is available for travel from the lowest-budget travel destinations to luxury alternatives in various parts of the world, from the wildest festivals to concerts for everyone who loves to travel. The company grows with its ever-developing content and its valuable readers, keeping the pulse of tourism in Turkey.
The reference media brand for business travel & tourism for the past 25 years in France. They deliver valuable content for frequent business travelers, mobility managers, travel managers, buyers, meetings planners & MICE managers. Voyages d’affaires is one of largest circulation for “business travel & tourism” magazines with 66,752 copies.
Launched in January 2013, TOM.travel, is one of the top digital tourism media. With a network of recognized experts and an editorial staff made up of journalists specializing in technology, TOM.travel helps decision-makers in Tourism, Culture, Transport and Business Travel to understand the current and future issues related to tourism in the digital era. To do this, the editorial staff of TOM.travel carries out an international watch on innovation in all areas, on new uses and value-added services for all businesses: producers, distributors, hosts, etc.
L’Agenzia di Viaggi, the first travel trade information multimedia network in Italy. L’Agenzia di Viaggi magazine is sole heir of the professional daily newspaper founded in 1964, is today a weekly paper magazine distributed to 14.500 subscribed companies throughout Italy, of which 9.800 travel agencies and tour operators.
Their online newspaper is daily updated with the latest news for tourism professionals: travel agencies, tour operators, OLTA, hotels, airlines and shipping companies, and the whole industry in general.
Founded in 1968, Publituris is the oldest trade publication in Portugal on the Tourism and Travel sector. Owned by the publisher Workmedia, specialized in sectorial information for professionals, Publituris asserts itself as the leading publication in the national tourist trade. In addition to the Journal and the Site, Publituris is available on iPhone, iPad and Android.
Travel Newsy, is a journal that works to promote tourism, with a focus on un-explored destinations, to support and build local economies, promoting entrepreneurship, and encourage academic research.
They offer the latest updates on world trends in tourism sector, use of new technology, events and trade shows, and Insider knowledge and research within various sectors tourism industry, from Asia and Around the world.
Travel And Tour World, is an all-inclusive and far-reaching B2B online travel magazine. It aspires to build a network of travel professionals across the globe to mark its presence in this increasingly competitive market. In a very short span of time, their readership has augmented to more than 250,000, which include niche readers from travel and hospitality trade industry professionals like Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Destination Management Companies, MICE Planners and Luxury Planners.