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Primapact Consortium Champions Travel
Jul31
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New Primapact Consortium Champions Travel

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Some heavy hitters from several sectors of the travel and tourism industry have banded together in a one-of-a-kind consortium called Primapact. The group officially announced its creation in July, stating that their primary purpose is to promote and advocate for travel and tourism. Primapact’s main offices are located in Washington, D.C., but the consortium’s principals […]

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San Francisco Travel Partners with Airbnb
Jul31
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San Francisco Travel Partners with Airbnb

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With another major convention coming to town this weekend, San Francisco Travel Association is making headlines as the first destination management organization to partner with Airbnb. San Francisco Travel will be welcoming the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) World Education Congress to Moscone Center and properties throughout the city Aug. 1-4. Taking advantage of the sharing economy […]

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Uber Ice Cream
Jul24
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Uber Ice Cream Delivered Worldwide for One Day Only

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The arrival of the ice cream truck is usually signaled by a tinny, sing-song chime, but today only (July 24), the glowing Uber logo is the harbinger of frozen treats. Yup, it’s Uber ice cream day! For the fourth year in a row, Uber is tying in with National Ice Cream Month and helping satisfy […]

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Jul17
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Uber and Lyft Pickups Coming Soon to LAX

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Despite recent setbacks in California, Uber and Lyft got a potential boost in the state yesterday. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) took the first step in allowing the ride-sharing companies to legally pick up passengers flying into the third-busiest airport in the country. The Los Angeles Airport Commission unanimously approved a plan that would lift […]

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american airlines slows seat capacity growth
Jul13
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American Airlines Slows Seat Capacity Growth

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U.S. Travel Association came out swinging on Monday following an announcement by American Airlines Group Inc. that it would slow intended growth for total seat capacity. American shares immediately increased by 4 percent, angering some travel leaders. “It’s depressing that actions that show disdain for travelers are the ones deemed to be the best business […]

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Flights to Cuba Ready
Jul13
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Flights to Cuba Ready for Takeoff

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Another domino fell last week in the saga of revamped relations between the United States and Cuba as Island Travel & Tours, Ltd. began operating direct flights to Cuba capital city Havana, departing from Orlando International Airport (MCO). The charter flights, which are flown by Swift Air, use 150-passenger Boeing 737-400 airplanes and take about […]

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think big meetings
Jul09
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Planners Who Think Big Meetings Win Big Prizes!

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Like any industry, the meetings and events sector continues to evolve, incorporating new tools and technologies to augment the experience. But at the end of the day, the in-person experience—meeting colleagues and clients face-to face—is what transforms an ordinary meeting into a special event. Smart Meetings is all about helping planners create the best events […]

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Great Movie Ride
Jul01
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Smart Space: The Great Movie Ride

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Photo Courtesy of Disney Make your next meeting in Orlando an Academy Award-winning experience by arranging a memorable progressive dinner at “The Great Movie Ride,” an iconic attraction in Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios. Begin the evening with cocktails on a 1920s gangster set, then stage dinner in the Wild West and make the dessert […]

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Marilyn Monroe Spa 2
Jun30
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Marilyn Monroe for the Day

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Marilyn Monroe Spa in Maui/Photo Courtesy of Hyatt Regency Maui Although pop icon Marilyn Monroe died more than 50 years ago, the beauty queen is drawing women who want to channel their inner Marilyns to Hyatt Resort beauty spas across the country. As HotelChatter.com contributing editor Linda Marsiano reports, Hyatt Resorts  in Maui, Monterey, San Diego, New […]

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