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travel stats Stat: Most Independent Agents Work Full Time
November 26, 2014

Nexion has released new data on independent travel agents based on responses from 94 of its U.S. travel agents who identified themselves as an independent contractor (IC) or a commissioned agent working either at home or in an office. More>>

Airplane in Flight IATA to Provide EU Passengers With Tickets in the Event of Airline Bankruptcy
November 26, 2014

IATA airline members flying to and from the European Union will provide the passengers with the rescue fares, and passengers will be given access to discounted fares.More>>

jaders calcano InterContinental San Juan Mixologist Wins Brand-Wide Cocktail Contest
November 26, 2014

Looking for an excellent cocktail over the holiday break? InterContinental Hotels & Resorts recently hosted a cocktail competition among the mixologists at its Americas properties. More>>

blank New Thai Tourism Strategy: "I Hate Thailand" (VIDEO)
November 26, 2014

The video called "I Hate Thailand" drew more than 1 million views within days of being posted last week. But it turned out the clip was produced by Thailand's tourism authority.More>>

las vegas sign Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort Delays Opening and Hopes for Snow
November 26, 2014

Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort officials say the destination won't be opening Friday as planned while they wait for a storm to bring snow this weekend.More>>

Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort We Take You Inside Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort
November 26, 2014 On Location

Travel Agent recently accompanied several agents on a site inspection of Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, one of Hawaii's latest luxury hotels that caters to the young, chic crowd.More>>

travel stats Stat: What to Expect From Holiday Travel Spending
November 26, 2014

American Express has released its Travel Spending & Savings Tracker, which includes a detailed look at what consumers are spending and the kind of experiences travelers are looking for during the holiday travel period. More>>

celebrity millennium Celebrity Millennium Cancels Port Calls Due to Indonesian Dispute
November 26, 2014

Celebrity Cruises has cancelled several port calls in Indonesia due to a dispute with local authorities that the line says has now been taken directly to the Indonesian government. More>>

blank Remembering Princess Cruises' Stanley McDonald: "The Love Boat" Visionary (VIDEO)
November 26, 2014

Princess Cruises' founder Stanley McDonald, 94, passed away last week in Seattle, WA, just weeks after Regal Princess was christened by the "Love Boat" cast in Florida. We remember McDonald, an industry visionary who agreed to let a TV show film on his ships in the 1960s, thus introducing...More>>

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November 26, 2014

As part of its Norwegian NEXT program, Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that Norwegian Gem now has two new restaurants. More>>