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Journey Down The Danube

On a Viking River Cruise you sail into the heart of your destination, so you can explore up close and in depth. Setting the standard in river cruising, Viking’s intimate vessels have all the amenities of a fine hotel, while providing the ideal platform to explore your dream destination. The Danube is on sale NOW,…

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Upgrade Adds Personal Touch to Delta Crew App

Analysts say a new feature on the Delta SkyPro app, which is used by the carrier’s flight attendants, could be an important step forward in airline customer service. The feature, which the airline rolled out in December, mines Delta’s storehouse of data ahead of each domestic flight and gives flight attendants a prioritized list of…

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How to Avoid Caribbean Hurricane Season

Caribbean hurricane season is prime time for landing a deal. Sure, there’s some risk involved, but with smart planning and a bit of luck you can end up with a sunny and affordable tropical vacation … or get a refund if Mother Nature is seriously uncooperative. Here are tips from meteorologists, a travel insurance agent,…

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Best Travel Loyalty Program Offers for Summer

Summer is here and it’s time for vacation travel, which can be made all the better by redeeming your hard-earned points and miles. Here are the latest promotion offers, program news and loyalty perks to consider when making your summer travel plans. Alaska Mileage Plan adds Finnair as newest partner. Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan has…

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Global Travelers Shrug Off Political, Terror Concerns

The U.S. travel industry has been predicting a “Trump slump” – i.e., a drop-off in foreign visitors due to the Administration’s tougher entry policies – and terrorist events in Europe were also expected to inhibit international travel. But so far, none of that seems to be happening. U.S. travel officials expected to see evidence of…

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Waldorf Astoria Arrives in Beverly Hills

Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts, Hilton’s luxury brand of iconic landmark hotels, has announced the opening of a property in Beverly Hills. Adjacent to The Beverly Hilton, the 12-story hotel is the Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts’ first new build on the West Coast and second California property, joining the Waldorf Astoria portfolio of now…

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Three Keys to a Successful Travel and Expense Management Program

A comprehensive travel and expense management program is critical to containing indirect business expenses. Creating a company-wide travel policy can be challenging in and of itself, but enacting the plan and ensuring compliance across the board can be seemingly impossible. Fortunately, with the proper preparation and execution, businesses can successfully implement travel and expense management…

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Will Seattle Get a Second Airport?

Seattle travelers will soon have a secondary airport if Alaska Airlines gets its way. The Seattle-based carrier hopes to begin flying from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., a facility about 25 miles north of Seattle that does not currently have commercial passenger airline service. Alaska Airlines said its flights there would begin in the fall…

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Alaska Airlines Changing Up Virgin Policies

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America have been busy behind the scenes looking for ways to make the travel experience as seamless as possible for guests flying across the airlines’ combined route network. As part of this, some of Virgin America’s travel policies related to boarding and check-in times, bags, pets and unaccompanied minors have been…

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