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Hyatt unveils plans for four Pakistan hotels

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 12:45
The company said it would open three Hyatt Regency hotels and one Grand Hyatt by 2023.

New travel app to use American Express data

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 11:30
HelloGbye is an app that uses facets of artificial intelligence to plan and book users' flights and hotels via a chat interface.

Pensacola celebrates a white-sand Christmas

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 11:20
The city's annual Winterfest begins on Nov. 25 and includes trolley rides, a sleigh full of parades and plenty of fireworks.

Spartan Race to open first gym at Miami Beach hotel

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 06:00
The company is adapting its form of obstacle training into a gym workout with Spartan Gym at 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach, opening Dec. 1.

A Cyber Monday sneak peek

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 00:05
Consumers looking for a Florida vacation will be flooded with deep travel bargains on Nov. 28. But is this good news for agents?

Disney CEO sees several opportunities for growth

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 20:35
Bob Iger is bullish on Shanghai Disney, demand-based admission pricing and the upcoming Star Wars lands in California and Orlando parks. He also said Disney World was ripe for new hotels.

Kimpton's first hotel outside the U.S. opens in Grand Cayman

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 16:45
The Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa is named for Seven Mile Beach's famous sunsets.

Branson and startup developing supersonic jet

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 16:35
Boom Technology says the airliner will fly at speeds as fast as Mach 2.2, which is 1,451 mph, or 10% faster than the Concorde flew before it was decommissioned in 2003.

Foreign web tour sellers must navigate fed, state regulations

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 16:25
Q: What are any federal or state requirements that would restrict or regulate a foreign tour operator from legally selling to U.S. consumers through the internet?

Thompson Chicago celebrates Cubs' series win with 'Celebrate like it's 1908' overnight plan

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 15:50
After waiting for 108 years for a second World Series win, Chicago Cubs fans have reason to celebrate following their 2016 Series victory, and the Thompson Chicago hotel is offering the baseball-themed Celebrate Like It's 1908 package.

U.S. Travel Association outlines how airport security could improve

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 14:20
A combination of financial, technological and administrative steps should be taken to make security at U.S. airports better and more efficient, the U.S. Travel Association recommended in a plan released Wednesday.

Cleveland's Schofield features 'Ralphie Suite' holiday package

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 14:10
The Schofield, a Kimpton property in Cleveland, offers a package tied to the Cleveland Play House's stage production of the Christmas movie classic "A Christmas Story."

The Travel Corporation opening New York office

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 13:50
"After a strategic review of our businesses, we have identified the need and opportunity to establish an additional sales office on the East Coast because of increased demand for our brands," CEO Brett Tollman said.

PGA Golf Club's Dye Course reopens Nov. 25

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 13:45
The course in Port St. Lucie, Fla., received a multimillion-dollar makeover.

Hotel Irvine offers kid-friendly 'StoryMakery Holiday' package

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 13:05
Designed for budding authors and editors, children will visit the StoryMakery factory at the Irvine Spectrum Center for two 45-minute Storytale Express classes, which include a finished book to take home.

Comic relief at the Royalton Riviera Cancun

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 12:35
The Puerto Morelos, Mexico-based resort, which features luxurious rooms and amenities, hosted its second annual Just for Laughs Week, days after the American presidential election.  

Windstar to sail Star Legend in Asia in winter 2017-18

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 12:35
The small-ship line will offer diverse itineraries from Hong Kong and Singapore.

Ring in the New Year in Tuscany with Toscana Resort Castelfalfi

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 12:05
Toscana Resort Castelfalfi in Florence is offering two New Year's Eve packages for guests who want to ring in 2017 in Tuscany.

Oklahoma airport resumes normal operations

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 12:00
A Southwest Airlines employee was fatally shot Tuesday afternoon, resulting in a ground stop and the cancellation of 25 flights.

Garden Court Hotel in Silicon Valley creates group plan with Pace Gallery

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 10:55
The Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, Calif., is partnering with the nearby Pace Gallery to launch a package designed for meetings and other groups bookings.