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Based on the initial newsfeeds coming out of the 2009 Lodging Conference, for the beleaguered hotel industry – and travel affiliate marketers that sell hotels and resorts – the lodging industry’s recovery won’t come any time soon. The Lodging Conference, considered by many to be the premier hospitality industry event that draws the top ‘hotel [...]

The pet travel niche keeps growing, and that’s very good news for travel affiliates.  A new airline, Pet Airways, is set to begin its scheduled “pawssenger” service on July 14th, and the travel affiliate channel is a key element of their distribution strategy. TravelDividends wrote about the growing travel affiliate sales opportunities in the pet [...]

One of the staunchest supporters of travel affiliate marketing, Sandals Resorts, is set to launch a new luxury tour company, Island Routes.  Although details about the program are still under wraps, if past history is any indication, Sandals’ new tour operator could bring in a strong and steady income stream to those travel affiliates that [...]

Pop Quiz! Question 1…Quick, name the largest (and arguably most controversial) investments in the travel and affiliate marketing industries in the last twelve months? If you answered the $250 million cash investment in HomeAway, Inc., by several well respected VCs and Google’s restructuring of its $3.1 billion DoubleClick Performics acquisition respectively, you’d be right. Pop [...]

George Bernard Shaw famously quipped that the Americans and British are essentially “one people separated by a common language.”  That tongue-in-cheek observation holds similar currency when comparing how well affiliate marketing performs in the travel sector in each country. Econsultancy’s recent studies of the US and UK affiliate marketing industries revealed some very interesting industry-wide [...]