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African wild dogs return to Gorongosa National Park

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:00
The pack has been translported from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, to Mozambique, marking the return of the species to the park after an absence of more than a quarter century.

Tour ops count on agents to stoke the conservation conversation

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 09:50
Agents are seen as positioned to influence consumer choices, supplier practices and development within destinations.

Best of Both Worlds

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 08:40
Combine FITs and guided tours to create a uniquely customized vacation for your clients

Accident takes toll on Southwest bookings

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 00:35
The airline forecasts that second-quarter revenue will be down 1% to 3%.

Tanzania's Mwiba Lodge introduces fly camp

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 22:45
The temporary facility enables travelers to spend a night under star-studded skies on the escarpment of the Rift Valley, overlooking Lake Eyasi.

Luxury, all-suite hotel at Victoria Falls eyes 2019 debut

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 22:40
The 19-suite Mbano Manor Hotel will be adjacent to Zambezi National Park, at the edge of Victoria Falls village.

S. African Tourism ties packages to U.S. tax refunds

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 22:35
Six packages have been priced between $1,700 and $3,200, a range chosen to reflect the average tax refund of U.S. travelers.

AndBeyond lodge set to reopen in South Africa

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 22:20
The AndBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge, in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, will open its doors in June after a complete refurbishment.

Interest dwindling, Avalon scraps Myanmar river cruises

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 18:35
The company will stop offering Irawaddy sailings after this year.

Toy Story Land debuts at Shanghai Disney

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 18:15
It is the resort's first major expansion since opening in 2016.

Grimmett departing Travel Leaders Group

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 16:55
She had been hired to lead Protravel International and Tzell Travel Group in 2016 after a long career with Delta Air Lines.

American CEO expects rising fares due to higher fuel costs

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 15:50
"As our cost of production goes up, the cost of travel should go up in some way," Doug Parker said during American's earnings call Thursday.

Southwest to fly to four Hawaiian destinations

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 15:40
Along with Honolulu, the carrier will fly to the Big Island, Maui and Kauai.

Royal Caribbean says high-speed Internet is spreading the word

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 14:40
The service has helped boost onboard revenue. It has also been an effective marketing tool.

Hilton CEO outlines tiered pricing plan, defends commission cut

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 14:20
Christopher Nassetta said the pricing initiative involves charging a fully refundable room rate that's "a few percent more" than what had previously been a hotel's best-available rate.      

The secret sauce of Turkish Airlines' business class

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 09:45
I wondered what in the world might make Turkish Airlines' business class stand out over luxury competitors. But not long after takeoff it became clear.

To work, dynamic pricing must be transparent

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 05:55
The practice can benefit both airlines and flyers, but only if there is transparency and trust.

Allegiant: '60 Minutes' report didn't slow bookings for long

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 19:30
"This story is behind us, and we won't be commenting any further," Allegiant president John Redmond said during the carrier's earnings call on Wednesday.

Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 18:45
The conservative justices who make up the Supreme Court's majority seemed unwilling to hem in a president who has invoked national security to justify restrictions on who can or cannot step on U.S. soil.

InterCaribbean Airways scraps USVI service, blames red tape

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 17:45
The carrier had planned to launch flights from Tortola, British Virgin Islands, to the USVI in February.