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Royal Caribbean named 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company reports Travel Daily News. This year marks the tenth anniversary of Ethisphere and the World’s Most Ethical Companies designation which recognizes those companies who align…

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Room Keys, Car Keys: Hotels Indulge with Exotic Cars

Luxury and exotic vehicles have caught the fancy of society’s upper crust since the first Packards and Rolls-Royces were produced in 1899 and 1906, respectively. But the concept of tying in an exotic vehicle with a hotel stay appears to have gained popularity as affluent travelers intensify their quest for new and exotic experiences. Within the last…

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Don’t Throw Out Your Boarding Pass

From Road Warrior Voices at USA Today comes this piece of advice for frequent travelers…Don’t throw out your boarding pass. Turns out the innocent looking lines and fuzzy pixels of the bar code actually contain a treasure trove of passenger information that could easily be exploited by shady characters who want access to your accounts.…

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Premium Economy Class is Here to Stay

First seen in the early 90’s on Eva Air and Virgin, premium economy sections can be found on 28 airlines, including major carriers such as British Airways and Air France. But the December announcement by American Airlines that it will become the first U.S. carrier to offer an international premium economy product has some proclaiming that this least-established…

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Why the Sun is Setting on the Boeing 747

As the world’s first wide-body airliner, the Boeing 747 changed not only aviation but the entire tourism industry. Its economic design and increased capacity did much to move international travel within reach of middle-class vacationers rather than just the privileged few. For years, the four-engine 747 retained a clear place in the market because twin-engine planes…

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American Airlines Introduces Flagship Dining

A first for any U.S. carrier, American will introduce a one-of-a-kind, pre-flight meal with full table side service and elegant dining at select gateway hubs, including: New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK), Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Miami International Airport (MIA). Scheduled to open in early 2017, the Flagship Dining experience will debut…

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Business Etiquette Around the World

With the rise of international relations, it’s become extremely important to acknowledge cultural differences and abide by cultural norms when doing business in foreign countries. When meeting with your counterparts, there are many things to consider. How should you greet them? Should you make strong eye contact? When dining out, what kind of etiquette is expected?…

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ASTA Opposes Effort to Eliminate Full-fare Ad Rule

ASTA and the Travel Technology Association have joined those in opposition to Rep. Carlos Curbelo’s (R-Fla.) proposal that would end the federal full-fare advertising rule implemented by the Department of Transportation in 2012. The rule requires anyone selling airline tickets to post total price in print and online advertising, inclusive of taxes and fees. It would allow airlines,…

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Save up to $1,000 on a Princess Cruise

Princess is having its biggest destination sale ever. Double your Onboard Spending Money and take advantage of big savings on cruises to all destinations – with over 700 voyages to choose from! Plus, 3rd or 4th guest fares from only $199 on select voyages! BONUS OFFER: For a limited time, ALL GUESTS get Free Gratuities when booking an…

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Congressman: It’s Time to Regulate the Size of Airline Seats

Is it time for Congress to get involved in regulating the size of airline seats? That’s what one member of the House of Representatives is proposing. Tennessee Democrat Steve Cohen – who sits on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Aviation – plans to introduce legislation that would institute minimum seat sizes for passenger…