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The architecture and design are contemporary and sleek with modern sculptures in the expansive lobby and wide walkways to the beach plus lap pools, numerous outdoor seating areas with cushioned sun beds, thatched-roof palapas for shade, 16 lifeguards and an army of helpful employees…
01.20 / 00:19
travelweekly.com
It’s Jan. 19, so get out and immerse yourself in one of America’s literary…
01.19 / 22:02
travelpulse.com
New partnership with the U.S. Wildlife Trafficking Alliance looks to curb demand for endangered species…
01.19 / 22:02
travelpulse.com
President Obama moved on one of two national monument proposals in Oregon, but his actions haven't ended the passionate debate over public…
01.19 / 20:47
oregonlive.com
RENO, Nev. (AP) - The first of a series of three wintry weather systems forecast to hit the already storm-socked Sierra has dropped another 18 inches of snow in the mountains around Lake Tahoe. The National Weather Service in Reno issued a winter storm warning Thursday in effect through 4…
01.19 / 20:46
washingtontimes.com
From robot concierges to mobile check-in tools, there's no shortage of hyped technologies filtering their way onto hotel properties. But are they actually adding value to the guest experience? -Kirstie…
01.19 / 19:34
skift.com
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.7 percent more workers in November 2016 than in November 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported…
01.19 / 18:57
travelindustrywire.com
Predicting that innovation and disruption will headline Meetings Technology in 2017, Groupize welcomes top influencers Todd Tyler, Michael Boult and Jay Reilly to the…
01.19 / 17:44
travelindustrywire.com
The process would let passengers upgrade one or two meta-categories. So for example, a guest in an oceanview cabin could bid to move to a balcony or mini-suite, but not a…
01.19 / 16:19
travelweekly.com
Rescue workers on skis reached a four-star spa hotel buried by an avalanche in earthquake-stricken central Italy Thursday, reporting no sign of life in the building even though two survivors found outside said more than 30 people had been in it when the snow…
01.19 / 15:43
travelweekly.com
The grand opening, in this town on the edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and 5 scenic miles from Gatlinburg, had been in the works for months. So had the drought. A marginally successful, for-profit attraction called the National Museum of Crime & Punishment had lost its home in…
01.19 / 15:05
baltimoresun.com
Pick a region anywhere in the world, and there's a wine cruise to celebrate it. Oui, France remains the epicenter of wine tourism, but cruise lines are developing new itineraries to please the palate of travelers hungry for a wine experience in destinations they haven't already explored. Some…
01.19 / 15:04
baltimoresun.com
SoCal skiers may see heavy snow pound their favorite resorts the next several days, as another winter storm system — again arriving in three overlapping chapters — rolls through the region. "Although we are not in an El Niño pattern, these weather systems affecting California are behaving much…
01.19 / 13:13
latimes.com
[Financial Gazette] THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) says radical policy changes are required to spur growth in the tourism industry, which has been undermined by hostile polices and sloppy marketing by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority…
01.19 / 12:56
allafrica.com
Airlines in Europe and the U.S. may have underestimated the threat posed by short-haul, low-cost operators. There's not much they can do about that anymore. But as more low-cost airlines look to add long-haul flights, expect legacy carriers to respond aggressively. -Brian…
01.19 / 12:49
skift.com
Attention startups: Now's your chance to join travel's top players at Skift Forum Europe with startup friendly pricing. -Rafat…
01.19 / 12:13
skift.com
If you have pored over "places to visit" lists and wondered — like we have — how decisions get made, this podcast will provide a glimpse into the room where it happens. -Hannah Sam…
01.19 / 11:36
skift.com
While VC-backed companies are suffering, un-sexy older school players like TripAdvisor are taking advantage of new consumer habits to build revenue streams. -Jason…
01.19 / 10:59
skift.com
[Guardian] Last week, the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture invited technical and financial bids for the execution of some capital projects in line with the approved budget for the 2016 financial…
01.19 / 07:07
allafrica.com
The number of outbound cruise passengers in China topped 2 million for the first time in 2016, according to a report by China Cruise & Yacht Industry Association (CCYIA)…
01.19 / 06:46
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