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Orlando International Becomes First Airport to Use Facial Recognition on All Passengers

The program identifies travelers by matching their face to visa or passport photos already in a DHS database.

Orlando International Becomes First Airport to Use Facial Recognition on All Passengers
DOT to Probe FAA's Supervision of Southwest Airlines

While the DOT investigates relationships between local FAA inspectors and the airline, the industry points to statistics to show that flying is incredibly safe.

DOT to Probe FAA's Supervision of Southwest Airlines
Five Engaging Airport Amenities that Are Curing Travel Boredom

As travel delays become more common, airports around the world are enhancing their offerings to provide convenience and entertainment to travelers.

Five Engaging Airport Amenities that Are Curing Travel Boredom
Celebrity Cruises to Build First Brand-Designed Cruise Terminal at Port Everglades

The terminal is built around hosting Celebrity Edge, the brand’s newest ship, when it debuts later this year.

Celebrity Cruises to Build First Brand-Designed Cruise Terminal at Port Everglades
Headquarter Happenings: Avoya Shows No Signs of Slowing Down as It Kicks Off Multi-Year Growth Plan

Celebrating record success, Avoya Travel commits to further growth with an ambitious seven-year plan. Phase one includes new technology, product expansions, workflow enhancements, and increased sales intelligence.

Headquarter Happenings: Avoya Shows No Signs of Slowing Down as It Kicks Off Multi-Year Growth Plan
Travel Agent Tips for Making the Most Out of Summer Vacation

It's summertime, and traveling is not always so easy. We asked the experts how to beat the crowds and the heat to have the best family vacation ever.

Travel Agent Tips for Making the Most Out of Summer Vacation
Shared Economy Services May Be Losing Their Popularity

After three years of growing popularity, services like Airbnb and Uber may have reached a plateau in their likeliness to be booked by travelers.

Shared Economy Services May Be Losing Their Popularity
Influx of New Leisure Travel Agents Could Be Leading to Lower National Salary Averages

Corporate agent salaries continue to rise, while leisure agent compensation dips, a national survey shows.

Influx of New Leisure Travel Agents Could Be Leading to Lower National Salary Averages
InsightCuba and Putumayo Partner for Music Tours

Music is a perfect gateway into a country or culture, a universal expression that everyone can relate to and connect with. The inaugural music tours will kick off in Cuba, New Orleans, and Peru.

InsightCuba and Putumayo Partner for Music Tours
Marriott Guests Will Be Able to Order Room Service and More Through Amazon’s Alexa

With the Alexa-enabled devices, guests will be able to request hotel services like room service or housekeeping, call the concierge, and request information.

Marriott Guests Will Be Able to Order Room Service and More Through Amazon’s Alexa
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Top Five Places To Dine And Drink In Midtown

1. Lobby Bar at the Ace Hotel

2. Sofia Wine Bar

3. Toloache

4. House of Lasagna

5. Reunion Surf Bar

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