Disruption in Europe and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Many tourism boards across the U.S. are closely watching what happens with Visit Florida’s funding as CFO Hefren works to instill confidence that the organization will be more diligent with its finances Visit Florida Hires New CFO to Restore Confidence as Budget Battle Rages. While U.S. government actions in the past couple months have caused upheaval in the...

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Lawsuits Seek to Uncover How Homeland Security Enacted Trump’s Travel Ban

Lawsuits seek to uncover how homeland security enacted Trump’s travel ban. There was a lot of chaos around airlines after the travel ban was enacted. The order barred people from getting visas to the USA for 90 days. It was put on hold by federal judges. The ACLU has fought against this. Key Takeaways: The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a series...

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Disney Reveals New Details Of Star Wars Land

Disney has revealed new details of Star Wars Land. The land will be set in a remote frontier outpost that has never appeared in any of the films. Star Wars Land will have many different features that include unique smells and blue milk. There will be tons of options for visitors. Key Takeaways: Disney’s upcoming “Star Wars”-themed lands at its Anaheim...

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Trying to Get Past United’s Dragging Fiasco — Skift Business Traveler

Everyone’s got a hot take on last week’s incident on United Airlines in which a passenger was forcibly removed from an airplane but any way you look at it, it’s embarrassing. Airlines still have a perception problem. It’s not hard to find passengers who complain about a miserable flight, a missed connection, or shabby treatment by airline employees....

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Can a TripAdvisor TV Campaign Be a Game-Changer? Two Views

Skift consulted two advertising/marketing experts and solicited their views on whether Trip Advisor could really force a change in consumer perceptions with a TV campaign as part of a new, overall advertising and marketing strategy. They had different views on TripAdvisor’s prospects. The former CMO of Kayak and Lola and the original head of marketing for...

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The Ziegfield Head in New York, New York

Situated at the intersection of sixth Road and 54th Road, it had opened in 1927, upheld by the cash of William Randolph Hearst. The Ziegfeld Theater was once one of Manhattan’s most excellent. With a terrific traditional Greek style outside of the Ziegfeld was coordinated by the conspicuous inside. Fit for seating more than 1,600, it was enhanced with...

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Getting Bumped on Delta Could Soon Be Worth Up to $10,000

Getting bumped on a Delta flight could soon be worth up to 10,000 dollars. Delta is allowing their employees to offer customers almost 10000 dollars in compensation to give up their seats on an overbooked flight. They are doing this to avoid an uproar like the one where a man was dragged off a flight for refusing to leave. Key Takeaways: Delta is letting employees...

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Delta Doles Out Miles and Vouchers to Placate Angry Passengers

The airlines is once again doing a little something to make the hassle, or lack of flying in this case, a little less like a punch to the gut. Early April, planes were grounded due to storms and computer issues, causing 4,000 flights to get canceled. This hit right as spring break and vacations were happening. Poor timing mother nature! Delta is now adding miles...

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New Business Hotel in London To Test Whether Lifestyle Category Can Scale

There is a new business hotel in London that tests whether lifestyle category can scale. The Ned hotel in London, England wants to be known as an urban resort and not a simple business hotel. People should not even think about calling the Ned a business hotel. It is far from that. New Business Hotel in London To Test Whether Lifestyle Category Can Scale

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