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Travel Safety Tips From the CIA

Mathew Bradley spent more than 14 years in the Central Intelligence Agency, and now this former CIA agent is the Regional Security Director, Americas, for International SOS (a medical and travel security assistance company). He recently shared the travel safety tips the CIA gives to its employees… Maintain a low profile. CIA employees don’t want to…

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Airfares Based on Who You Are?

Traveler: How much to fly to New York next week? Airline: It depends on who you are. Hmmmm. Decades ago, the price of an airline seat was simple: Economy class had one price and first class had another, and they didn’t change until the flight sold out. Everyone paid the same fare. But after the airlines were…

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10 Days in Morocco

Explore the heart of Morocco, Africa at Europe’s doorstep… ancient cities, medinas, kasbahs, and souks… windswept coastline and desert treasures… on a 10-day journey that includes premier hotel stays – four nights in the city of Marrakech, three nights in spiritual Fes, and one night in both Imperial Rabat and fashionable Casablanca, where ghosts of…

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The Biggest Secret in Travel

Want to know the biggest secret in travel? It’s the Mobile Passport app, which was first released in 2014 but has yet to catch on the same way Global Entry has. The app, which is completely free, has been downloaded about 3.5 million times since launch, according to its developers. While that number may sound…

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Atlantis Resort Opens in China

Just in time for the lunar new year and the massively popular Spring Festival travel season, China is welcoming the new Atlantis, Sanya Hainan resort. Atlantis, Sanya Hainan is the first Chinese location for the iconic Atlantis brand—known for its over-the-top family activities and offerings—but the third member of the global Atlantis family, joining sister…

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The Impact of Meetings

Meetings and events represent big business, and the latest research into the sector shows just how strong the impact of meetings spending is on the U.S. economy. The recently released Economic Significance of Meetings to the U.S. Economy report, which was prepared by Oxford Economics and the Events Industry Council, used a variety of economic…

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How Cost Effective Is Your Travel Program?

Are your travelers getting the lowest airfares, hotel room rates and car rental rates available? What about overall cost effectiveness? Have you maximized your potential for cost reduction? There could be thousands of dollars in savings just waiting to be realized. Below is a quick checklist to see where you might find additional savings: Small…

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12 Life-Saving Travel Hacks

Some travel tricks can make your trip better. Others will save you money. But these travel hacks can get you out of a true jam—or even save your life. The following life-saving travel hacks can help you avoid or escape many risks of the road. Display Vital Health Information on Your Phone Certain smartphone apps…

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Marriott Rolls the Dice on the Vegas Strip

The unfinished Fontainebleau hotel on the Las Vegas Strip will be transformed into a resort and casino complex, helmed by Marriott International and New York-based global real estate firm Witkoff. The Drew Las Vegas will house Marriott’s boutique EDITION brand, making its debut in Vegas, and the strip’s first JW Marriott. The luxury resort will…

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Eurostar Launches London-Amsterdam Service

Eurostar has announced a new direct route from London to Amsterdam and Rotterdam, which will launch on April 4. Tickets will go on sale from February 20, with the inaugural service taking place on the same day. The route travels direct from St Pancras station to Amsterdam and Rotterdam in around three hours. There will…

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