Travelport CEO Is ‘Super Skeptical’ About American Airlines Strategy

The Travelport CEO is very skeptical about the safety of American Airlines. They are trying a new distribution effort, which included paying agents 2 dollars per segment for tickets that are booked through its new path. American Airlines has made the claim that its new tool offers functionality that cannot be gained by agents using Travelport. Travelport CEO...

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Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern: Cowboy Life in Texas

Grab your cowboy boots and hop in the saddle as we follow Andrew Zimmern on a culinary adventure in the state where everything is bigger. Andrew takes us on a tour of the Lonestar state where he treats his taste buds to all sorts of local delights such as rattlesnake and Tex-Mex dishes. Key Takeaways:Cowboys are known not just for there larger-than-life style...

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The Most Amazing Vacation Homes In The Bahamas

The Bahamas are an ideal place to go on vacation. Vacation homes in his small group of islands located in the West Indies incorporate many of the characteristics that one would expect in a tropical paradise. Pools, exotic gardens, terraces and cottages are the norm in this locale. Home designs also incorporate vivid colors and many eastern accents. Key Takeaways:Decorator...

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Once-Rejected FAA Software Upgrade May Prevent Planes From Landing on Taxiways

There is a software upgrade that was once rejected and it may prevent planes from landing on taxiways. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is putting in new recommendations that is declined six years ago that could actually have prevented pilots from landing last month on a taxiway that was crowded with jetliners. Once-Rejected FAA Software Upgrade May...

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Premier Credit Cards for Travel Are Now Requiring a Much Higher Spend

Ad-watchers know banks are engaged in a wooing frenzy, offering opulent incentives to credit card holders. Money is never entirely on the back burner of bank’s minds, however. One card purveyor found that launching a high-end card, without any stipulations, cut into their earnings by millions. So, while incentives are ongoing, hooks are rearing their ugly...

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Pilot Error Is Now Focus of Probe Into 2016 Emirates Plane Crash

Human error may have caused an Emirates’ plane to crash land in Dubai on August 3, 2016. There were no system or engine abnormalities found. Flight EK521 was coming from Thiruvananthapuram, India. 300 people escaped with their lives, and 30 people were injured. This is Emirates’ most serious crash in the last 30 years. Previously authorities...

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How to Travel the World With One Backpack – Travel Channel

Travelling the world with one backpack requires some ingenuity and planning. Larger items can be substituted for more versatile versions of the same type such as a collapsible water bottle or tablet instead of a laptop. Clothing should also be strategically chosen for its ability to be layered to create more formal or casual ensembles. Neutral colors without...

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The Woman Who Collected More Than 25,000 Menus

One woman collected more than 25000 menus. Her goal with collecting was to preserve the culinary history of the early 1900’s. The New York Library now archives many of Buttolph’s menus. She first contacted them about her collection in the year 1899. After the library agreed to accept her collection, she collected more and more. Key Takeaways:Frank...

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Airbnb’s Road to an IPO and 13 Other Hospitality Trends This Week

Airbnb has proven to be a popular service provider for travelers. But new hospitality trends are issuing information about their status. Investors want Airbnb to go public and become traded on the open market. But their leaders are wary of entering the public trading market. That could potentially disrupt the services that they offer to clientele. Airbnb’s...

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