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Travel industry preps for pent-up demand in 2021

While the travel industry has certainly taken a hit this year, desire for travel has only grown due to pent-up demand, a factor that...

New Moody’s report predicts the post-pandemic economic landscape

Moody’s did not envision a post-pandemic state of full online K-12 education.

Expedia survey finds most Americans planning road trips for summer vacation

Expedia reported 97% of stays booked in June were refundable rates.

Norwalk’s Booking Holdings details financial damage from COVID-19

Room night reservations are down 85% from one year ago.

Westchester County sets tourism record; Playland attendance up

Natasha Caputo, director of the tourism and film office, characterized the county as reaching new heights and demonstrating that “the collective efforts between our tourism partners are paying off.”

Sacred Heart University debuts undergraduate program in hospitality, resort and tourism...

John Chalykoff, dean of the university’s Jack Welch College of Business, stated, "There is a lot of demand and a variety of opportunities in hospitality, which is why we developed this program."

Booking Holdings acquires Australia’s HotelsCombined

Booking Holdings, the Norwalk-based company formerly known as Priceline, plans to merge HotelsCombined into its travel metasearch brand Kayak.

Consulting firms hired to evaluate Connecticut’s rail future

Funding for this project comes from an initial allocation of $3 million by the State Bond Commission from Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s “Let’s Go CT” ramp-up program.

Stamford and Bridgeport ranked in must-see Northeast cities list

Most people may not think of Stamford and Bridgeport as vacation destinations, but the travel site RewardExpert cited the Fairfield County cities as being...

Fairfield municipalities, tourism promoters cope with state budget cuts

In late June, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sought to blot the state’s growing red ink by removing $130 million from the budget. Included in...

Norwalk previews app to promote local tourism

A new app will be offered to raise awareness of cultural history.

Priceline-Kayak merger to close May 21

The $1.8 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of Kayak by priceline.com was first announced Nov. 8, 2012.