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Royal Caribbean Looks to New Destinations

As the world’s biggest ship docks at its new home, cruise line execs in London name-check the ports of the future. As the...

Tallinn Selects DMC as Cultural Capital 2011

A full year of events is scheduled to take place daily in both Tallinn and Turku. In 2011, Tallinn takes on its role...

Luxury Travel Still Needs Brochures

Printed brochures still seem to be vital when agents sell luxury travel. In one of the final events to take place at the...

More Air Travel Can Improve the World Economy

Air travel taxes will drive passengers elsewhere, airline execs warn. On the concluding day of the WTM in London, senior executives said in...

Clear Disparity in Hotel Prices in Italy

Venice, Florence, Pisa and Milan show big price differences for the same room. The extent of the disparity in hotel prices in the...

Demand for River Cruises Grows Stronger

“The river cruise industry puts 4,000 people on riverboats in one week.” In an interview, Rudi Schreiner, president of AMA Waterways, a US...

What Are Guests’ Expectations in the Hotel Room?

It’s a tough job for hotels to keep up with technological advances for the guestroom. Technology is continuing to evolve in the world’s...

Thomas Cook Boosts Online Strategy

Tour operator repositions in drive to become Europe’s top online travel agent. Thomas Cook is looking to raise its online profile among consumers...

Smoke in Cabin Grounds Dreamliner Flight

Boeing restricts the program to ground-test operations only. A Boeing 787 "Dreamliner" jet made an emergency landing this week during a test flight...

ICH: Profit for Year to Date Increases 19%

Third-quarter operating profit stands at 14% as RevPAR growth stands at 8.1%. InterContinental Hotels, the world’s biggest hotel group by number of rooms,...

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