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Marriott Goes Full Beta

All big hotel companies have venues where they try out new room designs, guest technology and so on, but they are usually not open to the public until the new concepts are actually approved and deployed. Marriott has repurposed the Charlotte Marriott City Center in North Carolina as the lodging giant’s testing lab for new…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Banned On Planes

The Department of Transportation did not mince any words: As of Saturday, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was officially “considered a forbidden hazardous material under the Federal Hazardous Material Regulations.” That means the smartphone will join the same category as flammable aerosols, fireworks, lighter fluid and light-anywhere matches: not allowed aboard a plane, whether it’s in your…

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Business Travelers Value Wi-Fi More Than Apps

While hotel companies have continued to enhance their mobile apps, a GBTA study suggests that, technology-wise, business travelers are still more interested in increased in-room power outlets and streaming services than they are in things like mobile key and mobile check-in and check-out. The study, conducted in partnership with Best Western Hotels & Resorts, surveyed…

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New Year’s Cruises

Ring in 2017 aboard an AmaWaterways River Cruise that takes you to see glimmering landscapes and stunning European cities. Now is a great time to start planning that once in a lifetime New Year’s Eve, the memories of which you’ll cherish for years to come. Book before October 31, 2016 and receive prepaid gratuities on certain…

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Flight Attendants Share Their Favorite Travel Hacks

For flight attendants, who often spend more than 80 hours in the air a month, traveling can become almost second nature. So who better to turn to for travel tips and tricks than the people with extensive knowledge on the matter? The folks at Business Insider asked flight attendants to share their best travel hacks and they…

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The World’s 50 Best Honeymoon Hotels

A honeymoon is one of the most anticipated and indulgent holidays you’ll ever take, so naturally expectations are high. Once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as champagne picnics on uninhabited islands, diving with whale sharks and staying in over-water villas with their own chef tend have long lured happy couples. But now action and adventure are a top priority…

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Changes in Travel Industry Coming

The travel distribution industry is entering a period of unprecedented change — with rapidly changing consumer expectations, advances in data analysis technology and a blurring of the travel lines between the various players. Thus spoke the London School of Economics in a report released yesterday. The report identified five major disruptive factors: consumer expectations, mobile,…

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Wyndham Stacking Up…Something?

In what might be described as a nervous reaction to Marriott’s announcement it was linking its Marriott Rewards program to the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) hotel loyalty program, Wyndham announced, then abruptly cancelled a promotion calculated to swoop in and lure SPG members away.  Scheduled to run from 12 noon to 11:49 p.m. Eastern Time today, Wyndham Rewards was…

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Communicating Your Travel Policy is Essential to its Success

A shift is taking place in the corporate travel market. Some travel programs are moving from straightforward traveler communications to a plan for traveler engagement. Corporate travel communication is about more than distributing a policy and ensuring that travelers know what to do in case of an incident. There’s the need to consider who –…

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Disney Magic…Goes Everywhere!

For all Disney fans who want to visit more destinations with their family, and with Disney Attention!! Try Adventures by Disney. Your family will be enchanted by these special tours, enjoying a once in a lifetime experience that prove all vacations are not equal. Pick Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa or North America. Receive VIP Treatment whether a private…