Safety Is Still a Work in Progress — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Modern technology can create fears of Big Brother-esque atmospheres but it serves a larger purpose, particularly in the travel industry. Tracking travel clients does not need to be just for payments, it can be a tool for passenger safety as well. However, in a survey of 170 buyers in the global travel business, a Skift report discovered that many still do not...

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How to Find a Cheap Hotel Room: Sites to Use and Sites to Avoid

Cheap travel staples, like hostels, are great, but sometimes you gotta have a hotel room. One travel blogger found online sites, like Expedia and Priceline, dominated niche markets, but no one site had the best info for every region, or type of hotel. Another pointer, Orbitz and Travelocity are part of Expedia. And while Priceline has bargains, you won’t know...

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How to Pick the Best Camera for Travel

Choosing the right camera for travel depends on your budget, how much equipment you are willing to carry, and how much time you will devote to learning how to use it. Options range from smartphones and compact point and shoot cameras up to expensive DSLRs packed with features like manual controls and interchangeable lenses. Choosing the right one will let...

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The Family Of One Of R. Kelly’s Alleged Sex Cult Victims Has Lawyered Up!

Overall I would say the article is ridiculous. The girl was introduced to the pop star by her own father. She is 21 years old which makes her an adult and she can make her own decisions. There is no indication from her that she is in danger so the parents should probably chill out. While I agree there is no reason for a 21 year old girl to be living with...

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Merlin Gets Lift From International Expansion While Coping With Problems at Home

So after a series of terrorists attacks in the UK a company’s domestic revenue began to drop however the company still was doing good enough to project that they will continue to make a profit based on an increase in effort on international revenue and business while they try to gain back business at home. Key Takeaways:Even with terrorist attacks in...

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The Forced Relocation of the ‘World’s Best Hot Dog Stand’

Everyone has treats and favorite foods that bring back memories. But for citizens of Reykjavik, downtown development may threaten what many consider to be a staple of the city, Baejarins Beztu Pylsur (The Best Hot Dogs in Town). This little hot dog stand has stood proudly on a corner in Reykjavik since 1937, and while the disruption to business appears temporary,...

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Tourism and Economic Impact of Republican Convention — Even Researchers Can’t Agree

The Associated Press person wrote this article about Cleveland tourism, the 2016 Cleveland convention, the committee that hosted the convention, and the propagation that people in Cleveland tourism industry needs to answer if it wants to be conservative. They wrote that the committee studied Cleveland tourism and failed to find an answer. They also wrote that...

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Learning to Live like a Local in France

Traveling around France using the sharing economy provides a unique and far more engaging experience than standard tourist schedules, along with potentially reduced cost. But such a strategy is not without its flaws, as the extra effort to make arrangements can eat up time better spent enjoying the trip, and some sharing services can in fact be more expensive...

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Air Berlin Signs Deal With JetBlue on U.S. Flights

German based airline Air Berlin and U.S. based Jet Blue have reached an agreement to provide more U.S. connecting flights for their mutual passengers. The two companies are touting the agreement as being “just the beginning” of benefits that a partnership will bring. At this time the deal does not include frequent flyer programs for either airline....

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