And despite the barrage of inbox-cluttering offers from every nook and cranny of the retail world, several travel sellers reported that their messages did make their way through the noise, resulting in a healthy bump in revenue. Traditionally a time for consumers to get a jump-start on their holiday shopping, the day-after-Thanksgiving Black Friday sales events and the online deals on Cyber Monday - which have quickly expanded into Cyber Week - have become a time to shop for deals on anything and everything. And despite the level of promotional frenzy and competition from other retail sectors, the travel industry this year was committed to capturing a slice of the consumer holiday-spending pie. Get the full story at Travel Weekly