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Onsite: Mountain Travel Sobek Announces 2008 Trips
September 21, 2007

NEW YORK-During a lunch event held here on Thursday, adventure travel company Mountain Travel Sobek detailed its 37 new trips in 2008, bringing the company's total line up to more than 150 itineraries, it's largest product offering yet.

AA Appoints New Heads of Customer Service
September 21, 2007

Following the retirement announcement by Ralph Richardi, senior vice president of customer service for American Airlines earlier this week, the carrier on Thursday promoted Bob Reding to executive vice president of operations and announced the appointment of two senior vice presidents, who will...more >>

Win Sundance Tickets From JG Black Book
September 20, 2007

In conjunction with the launch of a new incentive web site, JG Black Book of Travel is offering agents the opportunity to earn points toward free vacations, hotel stays and gifts and will award one grand prize to the agent with the highest sales in December.

BA Focuses on U.S. Expansion
September 20, 2007

British Airways in the summer of 2008 will expand its flight services between London's Heathrow Airport and various U.S. cities, though the carrier is temporarily suspending routes between Heathrow and Detroit, with the aircraft being used on other more lucrative routes.

Thomas Cook CEO to Depart at Year End
September 20, 2007

On December 31, John Bloodworth will step down as CEO of U.K.-based Thomas Cook Group, due to "a difference in management approach," according to a statement released by Bloodworth and Thomas Cook.

Industry Veterans Join SuperClubs
September 20, 2007

International Lifestyles, Inc., the parent company of SuperClubs Resorts, on Tuesday reported three changes to its upper-level staff, including the appointment of Club Med's former senior vice president of sales, Paula Hayes, as senior vice president of retail sales and corporate incentives;...more >>

Mayflower Tours Debuts Agent-Only Site and Contest
September 20, 2007

This week, Mayflower Tours unveils a revamp of its travel agent web site, plus a chance to win a trip for two to Greece.

Disneyland Renovates Spa Hotel
September 20, 2007

Disneyland is expanding its Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, which will offer the first Disney Vacation club villas in Anaheim, increasing the property's accommodations by more than 30 percent.

ASTA Details Discussions With ARC
September 20, 2007

Even with a rejection by the Fees and Charges Working Group on Tuesday, the Airlines Reporting Corp. is following procedure and sending its proposed agency fee increase for review by the Joint Advisory Board at its next scheduled meeting on October 18.

South African Tourism Nets New Country Manager
September 19, 2007

Sthuthukile Zungu has been appointed country manager for the U.S. for South African Tourism, overseeing all promotion of travel and tourism in the U.S.