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Insider Tips: Coping With Airline Delays

Chronic overbooking and other controversies may have rocked the airline industry this year, but that doesn’t mean that flight attendants or desk agents deserve to bear the brunt of your travel frustrations. As we all know, flights get delayed, delayed again, stuck on the runway or straight-up canceled. There are only so many things you…

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Do London In Style!

Have afternoon tea at The Dorchester, where the award-winning restaurants and bars are run by London’s most attentive and welcoming teams. Enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea at The Promenade, accompanied by a resident pianist. Indulge in the splendour of 1930s glamour and experience the best of modern British favourites at The Grill, or discover the finest three…

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Delta Now Selling Single Leg Upgrades

Airlines haven’t been offering great news about upgrades recently—at least not free ones. Having lowered upfront fares, carriers are now selling more seats for actual money, thus offering fewer upgrades for points. That makes airlines more money, but doesn’t make travelers with status happy. The silver lining here, of course, has been surprisingly low-cost business…

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Visiting China

Don’t let China’s vast size and foreignness intimidate you. Thanks to an efficient public transportation system, friendly locals, and affordable hotels and taxis, visiting this Asian destination can be easier than you think. You can fly non-stop from one or more big U.S. and Canadian cities to Beijing, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and…

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Mind Your Business Manners: 4 Key International Etiquette Rules

From start to finish, traveling internationally is far different than a domestic trip. Your packing list and even the time you arrive at the airport are impacted when you travel overseas. Whether you’ve booked independently or through a business travel agency, your international business etiquette is just as important as your suitcase. Here are four…

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Demand Surging for London’s Hotels

Strong demand for London hotels has boosted revenues at both Marriott International and Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG). Marriott International made an operating profit of more than US$1.16 billion in the first half of 2017 as it reaped the benefits of its takeover of Starwood. The hotel giant recorded a 53 per cent rise in profits…

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Waiting at Immigration?

We are in the midst of an international travel boom this summer. And that means one thing is certain: much longer lines at airport customs and immigration on both ends of your trip. Are you prepared? Have you built the possibility of immigration delays into your schedule? By now, every frequent international traveler should have Global…

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Vacation on Middle Earth!

Explore Middle Earth with this 15-day/12-night vacation on the bucket list of every “Lord of the Rings” fan! Start your journey in the harbor city of Auckland and spend two days exploring here before moving onto the Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata. Take a guided tour of this remarkable film set, get lost among the…

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Airline Industry Launches Baggage Tracking Campaign

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airlines for America (A4A), have launched a year-long global campaign related to baggage tracking with the goal of reducing mishandled bags in addition to increasing efficiency in baggage operations. Annually, more than 4 billion bags are carried by airlines globally. Less than 0.43 percent do not arrive with…

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Pilot Shortage Causes Cancellations

Even as Alaska Airlines announced last week it will launch in 30 more markets in the next six months, we’re hearing that Horizon, the regional leg of Alaska Air Group, was forced to cancel more than 318 flights in June because it didn’t have enough pilots to fly all its planes. The shortage became a…

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