8 essential tips to avoiding travel madness and making your next trip a success

Traveling should be fun but for many, the chaos of preparing for a trip and then meeting scheduling requirements causes a lot of stress. To stay sane, be prepared and learn to handle new situations while keeping your cool. Do pack emergency essentials in a carry on. Try to book all arrangements on the same itinerary to keep connections sensible. Learn to live...

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Travel guide to Aman Resorts

Luxury abounds at Aman’s properties located throughout Asia. A diversity of landscapes and cultures offer many options for a short getaway or an extended vacation. You can have a variety of experiences from a spiritual awakening in a monastery in the Choekhor Valley or enjoy a delightful stay at an old-world hotel in the Colonial province of Luang Prahang....

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Hyatt Goes Asset-Light and 6 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

The hospitality industry during hard economic times is often the first to suffer. In light of this, many hotels, both large and small, are trying new market strategies that will offer long term solutions to bring in customers, aside from discounted rates. One of these tatics is to team with retailers and participate in a points reward system, where consumers...

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Hyatt Shifts Strategy in Plan to Sell $1.5 Billion in Hotel Real Estate Over Next 3 Years

Hyatt hotel is know for its common business strategy to sell properties, then using the money earned to reinvest in the hotel market. Hyatt has new plans to be conveyed over the next few years. Instead of selling and buy property, they are planning to sell and then invest the money in technology and loyalty, buying up other organizations. Key Takeaways:The...

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Ctrip Buys Trip.com and 15 Other Digital Trends This Week

This rundown goes over some big purchases and transactions by various digital companies throughout the world. One of those is an expansion of Expedia in their HomeAway website. HomeAway, parent of VRBO and a potential rival to AirBnB is seen as a powerful addition to Expedia’s roster and gives them an ability to compete in this market as well as offer...

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EasyJet Backs Startup WeSki in a Bet on Vacation-Package Bookings

WeSki, a travel start-up that books unique ski vacations for groups of people, has recently benefitted from an investment from value airline EasyJet. WeSki’s goal is to become the Booking.com of group ski vacations. To achieve success, WeSki needs to continue to make significant deals with companies in the travel industry. Founded by four Israeli ski buddies,...

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Navajo Nation Votes Down Grand Canyon Tourism Development Project

The Grand Canyon area has a need for economic development for native tribes of the region but Navajo lawmakers voted against a new construction project to build a tourist tram. The tribe claims that the proposed site is sacred and environmentalists are also opposed to any urbanization of the area. The Native American tribes of the region face worsening unemployment...

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Visiting Niagara Falls in two days

Visiting Niagara Falls in two days

Watching Niagara Falls is one of the most awe-inspiring things a traveler can do. The views and the power of the falls will take your breath away. It is considered one of the most romantic places on earth and one of the most popular tourist destinations and should be a must-see on your travel bucket list. You can see Niagara Falls by traveling to northern New...

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Lyndhurst Bowling Alley in Tarrytown, New York

After more than 20 years, the Lyndhurst Bowling Alley in Tarrytown, New York has finally been restored. The location is a tourist attraction and an unlikely location for women’s empowerment. The bowling alley doubled as a sewing school for women during World War II. Women who had little opportunities as immigrants other than being a servant. This was a...

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