Tag Archives: Travel Affiliate News

Can Millennials Prop-Up the U.S. Travel Industry?

Here’s some good news for the U.S. travel industry and travel affiliates…while Baby Boomers and Gen Xers may be stashing away their cash as a safeguard against the uncertain economy, it appears that the ‘Millennials’ are on a travel buying spree.  According to a just-released survey from STA Travel, U.S. travelers between the ages of […]

Things I Think I Think – June 08, 2009

This week’s musings, reflections and observations… 1. Despite the profundity of bad news about the travel industry, I continue to think that the industry’s financial woes present unprecedented opportunities for the travel affiliate channel to establish itself as a strong and valuable partner for travel suppliers worldwide (see item number 5 in my May 11th […]

Flickr – A Next-Generation Online Travel Affiliate Tool

Wouldn’t it be cool to have an online travel guidebook that is based on the collective wisdom of hundreds of thousands of like minded travelers? Well, researchers at the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University may have identified a way to do just that.  With the aid of a supercomputer, these scientists analyzed some […]

Delta Air Lines, Commissions and Distribution – Déjà Vu All Over Again

Delta Air Lines (DL) stunned some folks in the travel and travel affiliate marketing industries on May 6th when it announced that they would pay a special 10% commission on all flights and fare classes on bookings made by June 30th for travel through December 15th, 2009 from New York City area airports to Mexico, […]