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Aer Lingus Rolls Out Updated Brand with New Logo and Livery

The new design gives the carrier a more contemporary look.

Aer Lingus Rolls Out Updated Brand with New Logo and Livery
Ponant Adds Free WiFi

The line is also readying for its return to Cuba with an eight-day sailing on the Le Ponant.

Ponant Adds Free WiFi
10 Reasons You Should Use a Travel Agent in 2019

It’s a year of more ships, more flights and less legroom. And some say 2019 is also the Year of the Travel Agent. We asked some professionals why they think that is.

10 Reasons You Should Use a Travel Agent in 2019
Disney Theme Parks Outline What’s to Come in 2019

The well-loved brand is kicking up its heels in celebration at every park with new rides, themed lands and special parties.

Disney Theme Parks Outline What’s to Come in 2019
Future Generation of Retirees Names Travel as Top Priority

Travelers in the thirties and forties age bracket put more emphasis on seeing the world than getting hitched, having children, or owning a home, new study suggests.

Future Generation of Retirees Names Travel as Top Priority
First Look: RockStar Suites from Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady

The ship will debut with 78 suites with eight different, all of which have founder Branson’s well-known cheeky style.

First Look: RockStar Suites from Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady
Travel Industry Continues to Deal with Government Shutdown, Now Longest Ever

Issues range from airport security staffing to National Park and museum closures to air traffic control functions to passport and trusted traveler program enrollments.

Travel Industry Continues to Deal with Government Shutdown, Now Longest Ever
Fam Policies of FIT Operators Differ: Here Are 20 Travel Advisors Should Know

Agency sales production, consortia relationships and even just plain interest round out the qualifications for selection for a familiarization trip by suppliers.

Fam Policies of FIT Operators Differ: Here Are 20 Travel Advisors Should Know
With New Influx of Agents, Travel Institute Launches Savings for Educational Programs

The Travel Institute said it saw a 48 percent increase in new agent registrations year-over-year from 2017 to 2018.

With New Influx of Agents, Travel Institute Launches Savings for Educational Programs
Disney Resort Hotels to Implement New Credit Card Policy

Resorts will place a $100 charge on guests’ credit cards upon arrival to cover estimated incidental expenses.

Disney Resort Hotels to Implement New Credit Card Policy
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Top Things to Do in Minnesota

1. Brainerd’s Lakeland

2. North Shore State parks

3. Retro Chic at Detroit Lakes

4. Lanesboro’s Root River Charm

5. Grand Marais’ Art Scene

Source: Midwest Living