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Are hotels safer in a world after bin Laden?

Hospitality industry assesses risks after bin Laden’s death A significant number of Al-Qaeda’s commanders and operatives have been killed or captured under the Obama...

Creating brand loyalty via social media marketing

Online travel agencies reach out to “brand afficionados” in campaigns Social media, especially Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, are becoming more widely used as travel...

Flight information on Iceland volcano eruption

Flight arrivals and departures to Reykjavik Keflavik remain cancelled Iceland’s main international airport remains closed as a volcanic eruption from the Grimsvotn volcano, which...

Hotels and agents add perks to attract clients

Travel industry prepares for summertime leisure tourism boom In general, many more consumers than last year are looking forward to a summer vacation. But...

Luxury travel demand in China to rise 25% by 2020

Top casino operator MGM Resorts uses brand to open 30 hotels in China MGM Resorts International is the biggest casino operator on the Las...

Where’s the world’s future booming tourism economy?

WTTC Summit 2011: Montenegro is set to be the next big destination Montenegro will be the fastest growing travel and tourism economy in the...

Airlines offer different products on Airbus A380

Seat plans and types vary widely between the six A380 airlines As Korean Air prepares to become the sixth airline to fly the Airbus...

Biggest aviation conference in northern Europe

airBaltic hosts third annual North Hub Riga aviation conference The Latvian national airline airBaltic is hosting the third annual aviation conference North Hub Riga...

Top hotel websites criticised as “dysfunctional”

Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott and Sheraton websites not optimised Virtually the entire hotel industry has been criticised as being behind the curve when it comes...

In defence of travel over video-conferencing

High-def “video telepresence” and virtual meetings can’t replace a handshake A business traveller with a hectic travel schedule involving flying across the Atlantic on...

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