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With two terror attacks on popular European destinations in the past six months, travel sellers have been working overtime to explain the nuances of the notifications issued by the U.S. government and other countries on the risks of traveling.

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With summer travel season closing fast, agents report on how their business is shaping up.

Long Island MacArthur Gets Another Airline

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It's easy to get flustered or upset when you're confronted with an angry customer; and, if you don't know how to respond, you can easily make the situation worse.

John Tschohl
Found & President, Service Quality Institute

 

 

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Travel Tips From Top Sportswriters

1. Never check a bag; layer clothes and pack light.

2. Sign up for TSA PreCheck.

3. Do anything you can to get elite status.

4. Get a window seat for sleeping at night, an aisle for legroom during the day.

5. If things go wrong, ask politely.

6. When you have to be someplace, travel the day before.

Source: WSJ