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Hurricane Harvey Flight Changes

The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has been flight delays and cancellations at regional airports, including those serving Austin (AUS), Dallas (DFW, DAL), Corpus Christi (CRP), Houston (HOU, IAH), New Orleans (MSY), and San Antonio (SAT). Several major airlines have waived change fees and are offering flexible rebooking policies for regional flights. As of Aug. 25, policies…

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Holiday Shopping in NYC!

Whether it’s Cartier’s and Tiffany’s — or Fifth Avenue designer boutiques — or even Canal Street open air markets, you’re sure to find everything on your holiday shopping list in New York City. We’ll give you valuable discount coupons, too, for NYC’s most famous department stores – Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s! Don’t forget to look at…

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Airline Vouchers: A Primer

Unless you’re really lucky, sometime during your travels you will find yourself in a situation where an airline owes you something. Maybe it’s because of a delay, lost baggage, a rescheduled flight, whatever. When that day comes, the airline will almost surely try to settle by issuing you airline vouchers for future travel rather than…

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Smooth Sailing for River Cruising in Europe

Europe’s river cruise industry continues its growth path, with 1.36 million cruise passengers sailing on Europe’s rivers in 2016, up 2.7 percent from the previous year. Almost 39 percent of last year’s guests came from the US and Canada: “North America turns into an ever more important source market for Europe’s river cruise operators, as…

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A Comeback for Midwest Express?

While it’s not much more than a rumor and a website, chances look good for a return of Midwest Express. The website www.flymidwestexpress.com, which was registered Feb. 15 but apparently didn’t have much content until this week, says two business partners are seeking investors as well as potential employees in an effort to bring back…

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Hotels: The Cost of Loyalty Schemes

Hotel loyalty schemes are a crucial element of the branded chains’ strategies, but they can come at a cost. This time next summer Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson will be hoping that a crucial element of last autumn’s $13 billion acquisition of rival Starwood Hotels – creating the world’s biggest hotelier in the process –…

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Cruise to Atlantis!

Get the best of both worlds! Enjoy an incredibly low rate for a four day cruise, then spend your time in Nassau visiting the awesome Atlantis Resort! Explore Dolphin Cay and swim with the dolphins, spend the day relaxing at the beach, or try your luck in the casino… The best thing about putting together a…

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Spending Habits of the Millennial Generation

Millennials have overtaken Baby Boomers as the largest living generation in the U.S. within the past year, according to Pew Research. Those who buy into the stereotype of the selfish, self-centered snowflake will likely cringe at the news. But Concur, the travel and expense management firm, decided to take a close look at what this…

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Battle for the Bahamas

Less than four months after the long-delayed Baha Mar partially opened its first phase and fewer than four months before the region’s peak season, a battle royale is brewing between megaresorts for the tourist business in the Bahamas. About eight miles east of Baha Mar, the 3,400-room Atlantis Paradise Island is fighting to maintain its…

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5 Top Business Travel Scams

When you’re traveling, either through a business travel agency or on your own, the last thing you should have to worry about is your identity or information security. Unfortunately, though, scammers and phishers know that travelers are vulnerable. Here are five common travel scams for you to be aware of the next time you take…

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