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Qatar Airways plans to fly to Las Vegas

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 17:45
Flights will begin in 2017 or 2018, the airlne said.

Guy Savoy’s Caviar Room opens at Caesars

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 17:10
The room inside the Guy Savoy restaurant opened in October with an exclusive menu of a la carte caviar dishes to indulge in.

Resort to debut on South Caicos

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 16:45
Future development phases will include more dining options, a golf course and the Na Spa.

The Dorsey cocktail bar comes to the Strip

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 16:40
The Venetian will get an urban sensibility with the opening of its new, grown-up watering hole.

"Toruk - the First Flight" to play Las Vegas

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 16:25
Cirque du Soleil's traveling show, inspired by James Cameron's film "Avatar," will be playing a limited run at MGM Resorts' T-Mobile Arena in January.  

El Cortez honors its past while staying relevant

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 16:00
Executive manager Alex Epstein discusses the history and recent changes at the property on Fremont Street, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

Trump continues to threaten reversal of Obama's Cuba policy

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 14:25
Following the death of Fidel Castro on Nov. 25, president-elect Donald Trump continued with his stern Cuba rhetoric.

AA, JetBlue launch Havana routes

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 14:10
The flights, from Miami and New York, are the first of several U.S.-Havana routes scheduled to commence in the coming days

Town & Country honors cruise lines

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 13:35
The winners in most categories of Town & Country Travel's first recognition awards for cruise lines seem spot on to me, but a few choices will raise some eyebrows.

Paradisus to open ninth hotel in Los Cabos

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 12:30
After a $35 million renovation, the Melia Cabo Real will open as the 350-room Paradisus Los Cabos next month.

Over-water zipline comes to Acapulco

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 12:25
Xtasea, more than a mile in length and reaching speeds of up to 75 mph, is set to debut in 2017.

Rancho San Lucas' first phase underway

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 12:25
The 834-acre luxury private resort community is set to debut in December 2017.

New airlift, accommodations for Riviera Nayarit in 2017

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 12:20
This year the destination debuted the W Punta de Mita Resort and a newly renovated Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, while Southwest, Interjet and American are offering new flights from Los Angeles.

Norwegian Air adds fourth U.S.-Paris route

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 12:15
The low-cost carrier will begin a weekly flight between Orlando and Paris on July 31.

New Orleans French Quarter shooting kills 1 and wounds 9

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 11:35
Police had already increased patrols in New Orleans' bustling French Quarter before gunfire erupted early Sunday.

Behavioral guidance from the Middle East?

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 04:45
Whether dealing with suppliers or clients, agents can learn a lot from Mideast-style haggling.

Opportunity in the family and multigenerational market

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 04:00
Home-based agents would be wise to consider making family travel a specialty, said Rainer Jenss of the Family Travel Association.

Flaws in election poll results don't apply to travel tech

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 20:45
Industry experts, while citing several lessons to be learned from flawed polling results, insisted that big data itself was not to blame.

Judge blocks Department of Labor's new overtime rule

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 01:40
ASTA was pleased with the decision because it says the new rule would be burdensome to travel agencies.

TW Chats on Twitter, Dec. 14: luxury travel

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 18:00
Travel Weekly's annual chat about the latest in luxury travel.