MMGY: 2016 shaping up to be ‘remarkably positive’ year for travel

NEW YORK — MMGY Global’s Portrait of American Travelers, unveiled Wednesday evening, suggests 2016 will be a record year for travel, barring any unpredictable disruptors. MMGY executives presented some key data findings during an event at the New York Times building here. Two-thirds of U.S. travelers are planning at least one leisure trip this yearContinue reading “MMGY: 2016 shaping up to be ‘remarkably positive’ year for travel”

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What’s Your Cruise Sail away Style? 

Ah, sailaway! Even if you’ve been onboard for hours, sailaway is the official start to a cruise vacation. The lines are pulled in, the ship’s horn blasts, and you can feel your excitement grow as the vessel glides away from the pier and starts to pick up steam. It might be one of the bestContinue reading “What’s Your Cruise Sail away Style? “

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Beyond the marketing pitches

By Tom Stieghorst Sometimes the reasons people cruise can’t be found in any catalog or sales brochure. The passenger who took 33 consecutive cruises aboard the Carnival Elation earlier this year is an extreme example. Mark Fosselman found himself on the same itinerary over and over again following the loss of his wife, Becky. SheContinue reading “Beyond the marketing pitches”

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