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TIPPERARY, Ireland -- Turns out, there may be something to Ireland's legendary pot of gold at the end of the rainbow -- minus the…
05.24 / 23:02
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HONOLULU - A woman on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu says passengers complained to American Airlines employees before takeoff that they were afraid of the passenger whose disruptive…
The U.S. travel industry is expressing concern about the proposed elimination of funding for Brand USA in President Donald Trump's budget plan. Brand USA, a tourism marketing organization, was created after…
LEAVENWORTH, Wash. - A wildfire that started at an old log-storage site has prompted evacuation orders for 168 homes and cabins at a popular Washington state hiking and skiing destination,…
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A new low-cost domestic airline has landed at Rhode Island's main airport. The Rhode Island Airport Corp., which operates T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, announced Wednesday that Denver-based…
DALLAS - Without the shocking video, it's unlikely that the world would have learned or cared about the violent manhandling of a 69-year-old man on a plane last month. The outrage…
Unbelievable is probably the only printable version of what many in the US tourism industry are actually saying as the news that Donald Trump’s new budget proposes the elimination of Brand USA. In a statement following the release of the federal budget document, U.S. Travel Association president and CEO, Roger Dow said: “With all that’s…more › The post UNBELIEVABLE! appeared first on T…
05.24 / 22:19
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The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is projecting that the United States will lose $1.3 billion in overall travel-related expenditures, including hotels, food, rental cars and shopping expenses that inbound travellers would have spent. That figure includes $250 million lost in spending from inbound business travellers from Europe and the Middle East. And the GBTA…more › The post Now This Isn’t Good appeared first on…
05.24 / 22:19
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Summer is here. And with the Victoria Day weekend just passed, Canadians are putting the finishing touches on their travel plans – and not surprisingly, as the country gears up for its 150th birthday celebrations, Canada is THE hot spot for vacations in 2017. In fact, a recently released RBC Insurance survey offered a double…more › The post RBC Tracks The Summer Trends appeared first on T…
05.24 / 22:19
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New research by Virtuoso has revealed five factors that are shared by its top-producing agencies and which can serve as a model for others to improve profitability. Virtuoso identified the 25 agencies with the highest production per advisor – a metric that established a baseline that can be applied to all agency members regardless of…more › The post Secrets Of Travel Agency Success appeared first on T…
05.24 / 22:19
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RIU Hotels & Resorts celebrated its top travel agency partners from Canada and the US during its Second Annual RIU Awards at the Riu Palace Bavaro in Punta Cana. The award-winning agencies were rewarded with a trip for two to the Dominican Republic to attend the RIU Awards Ceremony. In addition to the awards program,…more › The post A Rewarding Experience appeared first on…
05.24 / 22:19
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