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AIR TRAVEL air travel icon
01/09/19: World's Safest Airlines Named for 2019
01/02/19: The Best In-Flight Entertainment, Ranked
12/12/18: Best and Worst Airports for Holiday Delays and Cancellations
12/05/18: Why So Many Airlines Are Shedding First Class
11/28/18: Norwegian Adds Miami and San Francisco to Ever-Growing U.S. Network; Expands Boston Routes
11/14/18: Southwest Airlines Testing Faster Boarding Process
11/07/18: Airline Rewards Are Getting Cooler: You Can Even Learn to Fly a Plane
10/31/18: IATA Forecast Predicts 8.2 Billion Air Travelers in 2037
10/31/18: WTTC to Coordinate World’s First Round-Trip Pilot of Seamless Biometric Technology
10/24/18: 3 New Domestic and International Airlines Join TSA PreCheck
10/10/18: U.S. Travel Reacts to the FAA Reauthorization Bill
10/03/18: Boost for Biometrics as Airlines and Airports Plan ID Management Investment
09/19/18: Chicago O'Hare Ranks As the Most Connected Airport in U.S. for Third Straight Year
09/19/18: TSA Officers Screened 13 Million More Travelers This Year
09/05/18: Why Airlines Should Be More Creative as They Weigh Fee Increases
09/05/18: Campaign Secures Easier Airport Passage for Insulin Pump Users
08/29/18: Airport Meals That Are, Yes, Healthy
08/22/18: Delta Teams Up with Roadie to Reunite Customers with Bags Faster than Ever
08/15/18: Southwest Latest Airline to Restrict Service, Emotional Support Animals
08/08/18: Step Aside June, July Takes Top Spot for Number of Delta Customers Flown
07/25/18: How Safe Is an Airport’s Wi-Fi? Cybersecurity Study Ranks the Nation's Best and Worst
07/25/18: Airfares Continue to Drop Even as Jet Fuel Prices Climb
07/18/18: Airport Security: TSA PreCheck vs. Global Entry vs. Clear
07/18/18: Boeing Forecasts $15 Trillion Commercial Airplanes and Services Market
07/18/18: Agent to Agent: Does Your ID Allow You to Travel Anywhere?
07/11/18: United Airlines Joins Delta Air Lines As a 4-Star Carrier in OAG’s On-Time Performance Star Ratings
06/27/18: CBP Advances Biometric Exit Mission as Orlando Becomes First U.S. Airport to Commit to Facial Recognition Technology
06/27/18: Everything You Need to Know About TSA's New Carry-On Rules for Powders
06/20/18: How Much Have Wi-Fi Speeds Improved at the Largest Airports in the US and Canada?
06/20/18: DOT: Airline Complaints Fall as Bag-Handling, Cancellations Improve
06/13/18: Plan for Busy Airports, Full Planes This Summer as Record Number of Travelers Take to Skies
06/13/18: New 'Timeshifter' App Helps Travelers Combat Jet Lag
06/06/18: Hurricane/Airport Ranking -- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Ranked Best Overall
05/30/18: World's Worst Passengers 2018
05/16/18: Why Is Your Plane Delayed? United Testing System That Provides More Details
05/09/18: U.S. Scheduled Passenger Airlines Reported an After-tax Net Profit of $15.5 Billion in 2017, Up from $14.0 Billion in 2016
05/02/18: TSA Precheck Additions: Porter Air, Condor and SAS Among New Airlines
04/18/18: U.S. Streamlines Global Entry Application Process
04/11/18: This All-Electric Plane Could Change Everything about Regional Air Travel
03/28/18: Airlines Applaud Congressional Leaders Adopting Consumer-Friendly Approach to Aviation in Omnibus Spending Bill
03/14/18: Boeing Is Getting Ready to Sell Flying Taxis in the Next Decade
03/07/18: Biometric Facial Recognition Boarding Changing Airport Experience
02/28/18: U.S. Airline CEOs Urge Transportation Secretary to Oppose Doubling Airport Tax Passengers Pay with Flight Purchase
02/21/18: Air Travel More Accessible in 2017, According to Latest Air Travelers in America Report
02/14/18: Airline 'Bumping' of Passengers Falls to Lowest Rate Ever
02/07/18: In-Flight Wi-Fi Is About to Get a Lot Faster
01/31/18: Google Flights Predicts Delays Before Airlines
01/31/18: How Biometrics Could Speed Airline Boarding, Stop Stowaways
01/24/18: Alaska Airlines Receives Single Operating Certificate from FAA

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01/16/19: New Richard Branson-Backed Cruise Line Virgin Voyages to Have 'Massive' Suites
01/02/19: Carnival Corporation Will Launch Four New Ships in 2019
12/12/18: Oasis of the Seas to Make Big Apple Debut for Royal Caribbean's 2020-21 Deployment
12/05/18: Canaveral Port Authority Commissioners Approve Bonding for New Cruise Terminal
11/28/18: Ritz and Virgin Cruise CEOs Think Agents Will Benefit From Brand Clout
11/07/18: High Fashion on The High Seas!
10/24/18: MSC Cruises Enters Ultra-luxury Segment by Placing Order for Four More Ships from Fincantieri
10/17/18: Carnival Cruise Line to Complete $2 Billion Fleet Enhancement Program
10/03/18: Disney Announces New Cruises and Destinations for 2020
09/26/18: Carnival Vista Arrives in New Homeport of Galveston
09/12/18: Disney Cruise Line Plans Year-Round Miami Presence
08/08/18: Royal Caribbean Completes Acquisition of Silversea Cruises Shares
06/13/18: Ritz-Carlton Cruises Begins Accepting Reservations
04/25/18: Premier Online Cruise Marketplace Offers Intelligent Tool to Recommend Cruise Choices
03/28/18: Carnival Paradise Resumes Year-Round Cruise Service from Tampa Following Extensive Multi-Million-Dollar Makeover
03/07/18: Viking Enters Agreement With Fincantieri For Six Additional Ocean Ships
02/21/18: Princess Cruises Completes Renovations and Enhancements to Private Island Princess Cays

DISCUSSION discussion icon
01/09/19: Why The Travel Industry Is Blockchain's Best Bet - Forbes
01/02/19: 10 Trends That Will Shape Business Travel and Spend Management in 2019, and Beyond
11/14/18: Cost Cutting Could Lead to Big Changes for Meetings in 2019
11/07/18: Five Trends That Will Shape Experiential Travel in 2019
10/10/18: Planners Struggle with Group Bookings as Demand Grows
09/19/18: Shoulder Season Travel: One of the Perks of Age
08/29/18: Business Travel Costs Are Expected to Rise - Here's How to Negate the Price Bump
08/22/18: U.S. Travel's 'Made in America' Report Highlights Value, Importance of Promoting Tourism
08/08/18: 'Festival Tourism' Grows as Travellers Seek Unique Experiences
08/01/18: Using Questionnaires: The Do's and the Dont's
07/25/18: Operators Fight Back on OTAs' Dominance of Online Guest Bookings
07/18/18: Data Analytics Tips as Developed by Disney
07/11/18: Meeting Planners Still Struggle to Prove Return on Investment
06/06/18: Florida Addresses Its Business Travel Slump by Adding Leisure to the Mix
04/25/18: Meeting Planners and Travel Agents Prepare for a Reinvention Amid Hotel Commission Cuts
04/18/18: What Travellers Need to Know about Cybersecurity
04/11/18: Travel Companies Grapple with Customer Data and the Creep Factor
04/04/18: You’re Not Ready for GDPR. Is It Time to Panic?
02/14/18: Travel Community Releases Priorities for Rebuilding U.S. Infrastructure
02/07/18: The Travel Agent of the Future - Travel Mole

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GADGETS gadgets icon
11/14/18: Robots to Take Baggage to Aircrafts at Rotterdam Airport
10/31/18: When Drones Light Up the Night, Will They Replace Fireworks?
10/03/18: Alibaba Creates Robot to Provide Guest Services
09/12/18: Disney Parks App Relieves Boredom in Line
08/08/18: Visa Reimagines Future of Payment
08/01/18: Boeing to Establish New Aerospace & Autonomy Center
05/30/18: Customer Service Takes a High-Tech Turn for Travel & Hospitality
04/18/18: How Wearable Technology Is Changing Market Research in the Hospitality Industry
02/21/18: Munich Airport and Lufthansa Start Testing of Humanoid Robot in Terminal 2

HOTELS hotels icon
01/16/19: Hotels Boost Revenue with Outdoor Spaces
01/16/19: Marriott to Consolidate Loyalty Programs under Marriott Bonvoy
01/09/19: Hotels Finally Embrace Homesharing: Now What?
12/05/18: Hotel Trend Report - What You Need to Know About 2019
11/14/18: Reverb by Hard Rock to Open in Atlanta February 2020
11/07/18: Is Automation the Wave of the Future for Hotels?
10/31/18: Hilton Takes Inspiration from Hostels with Motto Brand
10/24/18: IHG Executives Detail Relaunch of Luxury Regent Brand
09/26/18: Hotel Trends 2019: What You Need to Know
09/19/18: The Next Level in Hotel Fitness Facilities
09/12/18: Hilton Introduces Explore, a New Local Travel Feature Powered by Foursquare Within Its Mobile App
09/05/18: Red Roof Inn® Named Best Budget Hotel Brand in the U.S. By USA Today® Readers
08/29/18: Hotel Analysts on How the Last Decade Shapes the Future
08/22/18: This Is What Today’s Business Travelers Want from Hotels
08/15/18: Marriott's Profit Boosted by Strong Transient and Group Demand
08/15/18: How Caesars Is Growing Its Hotel Brands
07/11/18: 5 Things to Know About the Future of Hotel Analytics
06/20/18: With Alexa for Hospitality, Marriott Adds Amazon to the Guest Experience
06/06/18: Margaritaville Sings a Different Tune with New Hotel Brand
05/30/18: How Technology Is Bringing Hotel Lobbies Outdoors
05/16/18: Hotel Summer Prep Focuses on Staffing, Design and F&B
05/02/18: Hampton by Hilton Unveils New Prototype
05/02/18: Accor Pushes Further into Luxury with $567 Million Mövenpick Deal
04/18/18: Hoteliers Share Insights on the Industry's Future
04/11/18: Hotel Tech Experts Focused on Mobile Key Security
04/04/18: Hilton Slashes Group Commissions by 3 Percent
03/28/18: Hotels.com Hotel Price Index Reveals Global Hike in Accommodation Prices for First Time in 3 Years - 2% Worldwide
03/21/18: Hotels Evolving Along With Changing Technology
03/14/18: Why Hotel Technology Must Be Customer-Centric
03/07/18: Every One of Radisson’s 8 Hotel Brands, Explained
02/28/18: U.S. Supply Growth to Peak in 2018
02/21/18: Carlson Rezidor Rebrands as Radisson Hotel Group
02/14/18: New GRS, New Brand, All Systems Go for Choice Hotels
01/31/18: Wyndham Worldwide and La Quinta Holdings Announce Acquisition Agreement
01/24/18: Outside Food-Delivery Services Gain Traction at Hotels
01/24/18: The Key to Digital Hospitality

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12/12/18: Why DNA Tourism May Be the Big Travel Trend of 2019
10/17/18: Brand USA Steps Up at NFL London Games to Woo Visitors Back to U.S.
10/10/18: Travel Industry Will Record 2.4 Billion International Trips by 2030
10/03/18: 11 of the World's Scariest Travel Destinations Where People Go for Fun
08/29/18: National Geographic's Travel Arm Expands Ahead of Disney Takeover
08/01/18: Buoyant Global Economy Means Higher Hotel and Air Prices in 2019
07/25/18: TripAdvisor Announces the Top Amusement Parks And Water Parks Around the Globe in Travelers' Choice Awards
05/23/18: Cvent Unveils 2018 Lists of Top Meeting Hotels in the U.S., Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific
05/16/18: Sabre's Transforming Its Business, Aiming to Create Seamless Travel
05/02/18: 2018 Foreign Transaction Fee Survey
02/14/18: Europe Bounces Back as a Top Travel Destination for Americans in 2018

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01/16/19: What to Pack for a Ski/Snowboarding Vacation

MARKETING marketing icon
12/12/18: 3 Tips to Optimize Your Digital Ad Campaign
10/24/18: Five Charts: Why Users Are Fed Up with Digital Ads
10/24/18: Mobile Ad Spending to Surpass All Traditional Media Combined by 2020
10/10/18: SeaWorld Reports Summer Attendance Spike
09/26/18: Mobile Ad Spending to Surpass TV in 2018
09/12/18: What Blockchain Technology Can Do for Online Advertising
08/08/18: Guest Loyalty Is Changing. Here’s How to Capitalize on It
07/25/18: U.S. National Ads Rise 5% in Q2, Digital Adds 12%
06/27/18: Mobile Ad Blocking Is Becoming a Bigger Threat
06/13/18: Top 3 Ways to Effectively Measure Consumer Behavior
06/06/18: Users Are Souring on Ad Tracking
05/23/18: What Shoppers Find 'Creepy' about Personalized Ads
05/23/18: How Organic Search Is Becoming Ineffective for Hotels on Google
05/16/18: U.S. Digital Ad Spend Tops $88 Billion, 21% Gain Over 2016
05/16/18: Google's Removal of DoubleClick ID Presents Litany of Issues for Brands, Agencies
05/09/18: 4 Emerging Agency Models to Watch
05/02/18: Brand USA's Efforts Since 2013 Responsible for Increasing International Visitation by 5.4M, Providing $38B Economic Impact, Supporting 51,000 Jobs Annually
04/25/18: Facebook Crisis Shows Value of First-Party Data
03/28/18: Forecast: Digital Advertising Pulling Away from TV on Global Basis
03/21/18: Data Suggests Surprising Shift: Duopoly Not All-Powerful
03/14/18: 9 Travel Marketing Trends to Watch in 2018
03/14/18: Most A/B Tests Don't Produce Significant Results
03/07/18: It's Not Just Hype: Real Changes to Consumer Behavior Are Driving Adoption of Data-Driven Creative
02/28/18: Everything a CMO Needs to Know About Video Marketing in 2018
02/21/18: Routes Americas 2018 Marketing Awards Winners Revealed
02/14/18: TRIPinfo to Feature Attractions in Upcoming Issue
02/14/18: Many Users Will Stop Viewing Content That's Slow to Load
02/07/18: In a Blow to Marketers, Google Will Let Users Opt-Out of Remarketing Ads
02/07/18: IAB: Digital Ad Industry Continues Surge, Fueled by Mobile
01/24/18: What Concerns Ad Buyers About Programmatic Advertising?
01/24/18: Why Marketers Need to Focus on the "Big Picture" of Traveler Engagement

MOBILE mobile icon
01/02/19: Four Mobile Payment Trends to Watch for in 2019
12/12/18: Rejjee Modernizes Lost and Found at US Airports Coast to Coast
10/03/18: Salesforce Partners with Apple to Roll Deeper into Mobile Enterprise Markets
09/12/18: Apple's New iPhone Push Notification Tweaks Could Help Travel Brands
06/20/18: Mobile Soon to Pass TV in Time Spent
05/30/18: Americans Won't Ditch Phones on Vacation Despite Travel Industry's Digital Detox Push
03/07/18: Transforming the Future of the Travel Experience, One Mobile at a Time
02/28/18: Google Releases Leaderboard at MWC to Rank Web Site Speed, Tools to Verify Increases

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08/08/18: Skål USA Prioritizes Transportation Infrastructure Investment to Enhance Tourism
06/06/18: Smart Roads Could Soon Call An Ambulance, Connect You to the Internet

ONLINE online icon
11/28/18: You Know What? Go Ahead and Use the Hotel Wi-Fi
10/17/18: Tim Berners-Lee Tells Us His Radical New Plan to Upend the World Wide Web
10/17/18: Chrome, Edge, IE, Firefox, and Safari to Disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 in 2020
10/10/18: Online Travel Agencies Roll Out the Rewards
09/26/18: Why Mozilla Is Purging Ad Trackers
09/05/18: Mozilla Announces Firefox Will Block Trackers by Default
08/22/18: A New Study Suggests That Google Collects More Consumer Data Than Users Think (Way More)
08/15/18: OpenTable Lets Diners Book Their Favorite Seat in the House
08/01/18: Sojern Data Shows Desktop Travel Search Remains Dominant
08/01/18: Chrome's Long-Promised HTTP 'Not Secure' Website Warnings Arrive
06/13/18: Next Year, People Will Spend More Time Online Than They Will Watching TV. That’s a First.
05/23/18: Americans Say, 'Bring On the Data Privacy Regulations!'
05/09/18: Here's What Those New Full-Page Warnings in Chrome Mean
04/25/18: Broken Ad Economy
04/18/18: Facebook Gives More Details on How It Tracks Non-Users
04/11/18: How to Download a Copy of Everything Facebook Knows about You
04/04/18: Online Booking Finally Becomes Reality for Meeting Planners
04/04/18: 64% of Tracking Cookies Are Blocked, Deleted by Web Browsers
03/21/18: Online Bookings Grow for Small and Simple Meetings
02/28/18: Excessive Frequency, Retargeting Account for Ad Blocker Usage
02/07/18: What Does It Mean to "Write for SEO" in 2018?
02/07/18: TRIPinfo Spring 2018 Digital Magazine Will Feature Attractions
01/31/18: AT&T Urges Congress to Rewrite Net Neutrality Rules

RAIL railway icon
05/09/18: Texas Central, Amtrak Reach Agreement to Link Bullet Train and Amtrak’s Interstate Passenger Network

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01/16/19: US Social Trends for 2019
01/09/19: U.S. Online Travel Growth Continues to Outpace the Overall Market
01/09/19: Demand for Business Travel Remains Strong
01/02/19: Juggling Media
12/05/18: Research Round Up: Overall Trade Deficit Widens, Travel Helps Narrow the Gap
12/05/18: The Strength of the U.S. Travel Agency Market
11/28/18: Business Travel Market Set to Reach $1.7 Trillion by 2023
11/28/18: New Research Identifies Disconnects in Travel Program Goals, Policy and Traveler Behavior
11/28/18: Gen Z Travelers Are More Open to Influence and Inspiration Than Other Generations
11/14/18: Work-Life Balance Report - One in Four Working Americans Have Nine+ Days of Vacation Remaining This Year
11/14/18: Over Half of Gen Z Wants to Work in the Hospitality Industry
11/07/18: Strong Consumer Interest in Specialty Travel, Anticipated Growth in Consumer Travel Spending in 2019
11/07/18: Millennials – Who Else? – Are Fuelling the Bleisure Trend
10/31/18: Americans Love Travel Agents and Want Them on Their Smartphone
10/31/18: Business Travelers Say Loyalty Matters in Hotel Booking
10/17/18: The True Cost of a Bachelor/ette Weekend
09/26/18: Boomers Beating Millennials in Travel Spend
09/19/18: 4 Trends in U.S. Corporate Travel
09/05/18: Tours and Activities: A Market on the Move
08/29/18: Digital Travel Sales Worldwide, 2017-2022 (billions and % change)
08/22/18: AGA Flagship Report Reveals Record Gaming Revenues of $40.28BN
08/15/18: Turkish Airlines and Skift Release 2018 Global Business Traveler Report
08/15/18: Travel Employment Rises By a Solid 13,000 in July
08/01/18: American Travelers Rank Most Annoying Travel Habits
07/25/18: Why Marketers Can't Seem to Avoid Bombarding You With the Same Ad
07/18/18: Global, Mobile, Digital Ecosystem Adoption Paradigm Shift
07/11/18: Core Metrics of the U.S. Traveler
07/11/18: New Research Identifies Top Safety Concerns for Women Travelers
06/27/18: Americans Prefer Road Trips to All Other Forms of Travel
06/27/18: Travelers Losing Interest in Home-Sharing
06/20/18: For Many Consumers, Loyalty Program Participation Requires Perks
05/30/18: People Spend 479 Minutes a Day Consuming Media
05/23/18: U.S. Millennials Most Likely to Take & Spend More on Vacations This Year, Next
05/23/18: Data Shows More Than 60 Percent of Business Trips Are Extended for Leisure Purposes
05/16/18: US Travelers Are Heavy Users of Loyalty Programs
05/09/18: Quality of Life 'Critical' to Traveller Satisfaction
05/09/18: U.S. Economic Growth to Continue Throughout 2018
05/02/18: Employees Demand Leisure Booking Experience
04/25/18: Hyatt Polls Business Travelers, Enlists Bill Rancic
04/11/18: People Believe Ads Are Becoming More Intrusive
04/04/18: Southwest Airlines Earns Top Customer Experience Ratings for Airlines
03/28/18: New Data from OAG Shows U.S. Traveler Sentiment Toward AI, Biometrics, Blockchain
03/21/18: How Many Travelers Participate in Tours, Activities & Attractions on Trips?
03/21/18: Roughly One in Four Americans Is Online 'Constantly'
03/14/18: How U.S. Travelers Feel About Researching & Booking Trips
01/31/18: How Customers Decide Whether to Buy from Your Website