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Latin America: US retirees wanted

America’s senior citizens are at the center of an international tug-of-war as countries in Latin America and beyond go all out to encourage them to retire within their borders, new Retirement Index

American, Alaska Airlines elite frequent flier members to get more benefits

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are expanding their long-standing relationship with the announcement today that provides elite status members of American's AAdvantage Program

Flexjet customers gain hefty benefits with launch of new programs

DALLAS — To continue its mission of providing exceptional flexibility and value, Flexjet is proud to announce two new benefits for fractional jet owners.

Carlson and Club Med enhancing benefits for travelers

MINNEAPOLIS - Carlson, a privately held, global hospitality and travel company today announced the launch of a new, strategic partnership with Club Med®, world specialist of upscale, friendly, multic

JAL and American announce joint benefits for trans-Pacific customers

Japan Airlines and American Airlines today announced they have decided to commence their joint business from April 1, 2011, based on the expected start of revenue-sharing on applicable trans-Pacific f

Why Rio loves conferences

Marco, the laid-back, softly-spoken, Italian ex-banker and co-owner of our hotel in Rio de Janeiro, was delighted that the fifth session of the UN World Urban Forum was being held in the city.

United to flight attendants: We’ll give you raises but there is...

MINNEAPOLIS — United Airlines said on Monday it would bring its flight attendants up to the pay scale of their counterparts at Continental Airlines in exchange for changes in work rules.

JAL receives US$2 billion benefits offer from oneworld Alliance

American Airlines, along with fellow oneworld Alliance founding members British Airways, Qantas Airways, and Cathay Pacific Airways, today outlined US$2 billion in commercial benefits to Japan Airline

Serengeti district benefits from tourism

Income derived from safari camps and lodges built along the boundaries of the Serengeti National Park and the Grumeti sector have boosted the income of the district from a mere 15 million Tanzania shi

Membership program benefits expanded by CLIA

Cruise selling travel agents, including newcomers to the industry, will be the beneficiaries of the Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) new membership program that includes a soon to be

Sol Melia to gain from US repeal of Cuba travel ban

Spanish hotelier Sol Melia SA will benefit over American rivals like Marriott International Inc. if a bill before U.S.

Sri Lanka benefits from using .travel

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL-May 19, 2009- The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau is witnessing the benefits of using the .travel domain name with www.srilanka.travel .

Tips to manage frequent flier miles

Casino pit bosses will tell you the best way to make your table action pay dividends is to sign up for a players card to record points based on how much money you put down and how long you play.

US Customs and Border Protection announces additional benefits for “Trusted Travelers”

WASHINGTON, DC – US Customs and Border Protection announced today that NEXUS and SENTRI members may now use Global Entry kiosks.

Under the sea: Scuba excursions beneficial to coastal towns

To many scuba-certified cruise passengers, one of the best parts of the voyage is the chance to explore beneath the waves they've been crossing.

Fly with the stars

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 7, 2008) - SkyBridge Private Air is introducing Famous Friends(R), its exciting new concierge program.

SA tourism reaps benefit of open skies

SA's decision to open its skies to increased competition from foreign airlines in the run-up to 2010 is finally beginning to pay dividends, says SA Tourism CEO Moeketsi Mosola.

TAM and Air Canada sign MOU for codesharing and frequent flyer...

SAO PAULO, Brazil - TAM and Air Canada, Canada's largest airline and a founding member of the Star Alliance, signed a Memorandum of Understanding today in Sao Paulo providing for the implementation of

Booming tourism in emerging economies promises huge benefits. But not if...

When low-cost air travel was taking off in Europe in the early 1990s, the German and the British ambassadors to Greece used to call each other at the end of each week during the summer, to compare notes on the bad behaviour of the visitors from their countries. No clear winner emerged.

JetBlue would gain from airline mergers, CEO says

JetBlue Airways Corp. chief executive officer Dave Barger said airline mergers would benefit JetBlue and other U.S. carriers by limiting capacity. "Consolidation would be very good for the industry," Barger said Friday in a Bloomberg Television interview. "There's still too many airline seats chasing the demand."

Mergers benefit airlines; shame about the fliers

Some corporate mergers have little effect on customers. But when big airlines merge, it changes life for travelers, leading to higher ticket prices, poorer service and maybe even a switch in the credit card you carry.

Eco-tourism for whom?

Bunaken National Marine Park is promoted as an ideal mix of tourism and conservation, but not all local people agree.