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Power Restored in Puerto Rico

Officials said an excavator accidentally downed a transmission line Wednesday, leaving more than 1.4 million customers without power.

Hard Rock Sets Opening Date for Atlantic City Hotel & Casino
Hard Rock Sets Opening Date for Atlantic City Hotel & Casino

Expecting to offer more than 300 nights of live entertainment in its first year, the resort already booked top musicians like Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Toby Keith, Third Eye Blind, Steely Dan, and Counting Crows.

Overcoming the Challenges of Selling Escorted Vacations
Overcoming the Challenges of Selling Escorted Vacations

Tour operators need travel agents to reach prospective group travelers — and they are not looking to cut commissions as other industry sectors have done.

South African Airways Renews Contract for Vacation Packaging

The national carrier of South Africa, renewed its contract with DSA Vacations to operate its vacation package brand South African Airways Vacations (SAA Vacations) for three more years.

New Direct Rail Service Linking Amsterdam to London Debuts
New Direct Rail Service Linking Amsterdam to London Debuts

Alternative travel connection to Amsterdam makes weekend or one-day stopovers in European city more convenient and affordable.

Hotel Group Calls for Stricter Tax Regulations on Airbnb
Hotel Group Calls for Stricter Tax Regulations on Airbnb

Industry association proposes that Airbnb should be regulated, taxed and subject to the same safety compliances and oversight as law-abiding hotel companies.

Marriott’s Unified Loyalty Program to Debut This Summer
Marriott’s Unified Loyalty Program to Debut This Summer

Members will be able to book stays, as well as earn and redeem points, across the brand's entire portfolio without having to convert points between accounts.

Eldorado Resorts Acquires Carl Icahn’s Tropicana Entertainment

Eldorado Resorts Inc. will buy Icahn’s casino and hotel operator for $1.85 billion. 

Industry Leaders Address Marriott’s Claim of Travel Agent Decline
Industry Leaders Address Marriott’s Claim of Travel Agent Decline

Travel agency group executives speak up on behalf of travel advisors, reiterating the undeniable value they bring to travel consumers.

Globus Announces Private Touring in Europe
Globus Announces Private Touring in Europe

The new tour option gives travel agents an opportunity to provide small groups with unique travel experiences while increasing their incremental revenue.