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Travel Agents Are In Vogue. Literally.

The industry is abuzz as the famous fashion magazine says the use of travel agents is back in style among the world's cognoscenti.

Travel Agents Are In Vogue. Literally.
United Airlines Vows To Win Battle With Frontier And Other Ultra-Low Cost Airlines

The positive results suggest that the United's notorious passenger-dragging incident in April has had little long-term impact on its finances.

United Airlines Vows To Win Battle With Frontier And Other Ultra-Low Cost Airlines
California Invests In Agent Tool To Help Sell Curated Trips

The state's tourism agency has upgraded its training and sales tools because it feels travel agents are best able to sell authentic experiences.

California Invests In Agent Tool To Help Sell Curated Trips
The Most Expensive Hotels In The World

Can you guess which they are? Hint: number one is in the Seychelles; eight and nine are in North America; three are in Botswana.

The Most Expensive Hotels In The World
Five Future Luxury Travel Trends

Technology giant Sabre says successful companies are shaping experiences around consumer emotions that help travelers discover themselves.

Five Future Luxury Travel Trends
Guest Column: Six Reasons To Explore South Africa Now

While known for its safaris and exotic wildlife, South Africa offers travelers a diverse selection of experiences beyond the Big Five, says USTOA's Terry Dale.

Guest Column: Six Reasons To Explore South Africa Now
Sandals Grande Antigua To Temporarily Close For Renovations

The property is scheduled to reopen in December.

Sandals Grande Antigua To Temporarily Close For Renovations
Hoteliers On The Move, July 2017

To help you keep up with your favorite GMs and hotel executives as they move around and open new properties, Mary Gostelow offers up a monthly update of who's doing what.

Hoteliers On The Move, July 2017
MSC Cruises Changes Final Payment Policy

With a North American expansion underway, MSC changes its policies to match competitors.

MSC Cruises Changes Final Payment Policy
Crystal Cruises Adds Shorter Sailings To Mahler’s Spring Schedule

Four shorter sailings will offer a more convenient option for those short on time.

Crystal Cruises Adds Shorter Sailings To Mahler’s Spring Schedule
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