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09th May 2017
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Ireland is Already Feeling the Sting of Brexit’s Tourism Impact

By Dara Doyle, Bloomberg Ireland’s UK visitor arrivals are down this year and impacting sales at bars across the country, such as the pub in Dublin shown above. Mobilus In...

09th May 2017
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U.S. May Expand Airline Electronics Restriction Beyond Middle East

By Cary O’Reilly and Alan Levin, Bloomberg Travelers navigate a security checkpoint in Atlanta in 2014. U.S. authorities may ban customers from bringing laptops in airplane cabins on more flights....

09th May 2017
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U.S. May Expand Airline Electronics Restriction Beyond Middle East

By Cary O’Reilly and Alan Levin, Bloomberg Travelers navigate a security checkpoint in Atlanta in 2014. U.S. authorities may ban customers from bringing laptops in airplane cabins on more flights....

09th May 2017
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Travelport’s Bet on a Commercial Payments Business Begins to Pay Off

By Sean O’Neill, Skift The bosses of eNett, a Travelport-owned company, are sitting pretty these days thanks to solid revenue growth Visual Hunt Skift Take: While Travelport is best known...

09th May 2017
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Spirit Airlines Gets Support From Federal Court in Disagreement With Pilot Union

By Brian Sumers, Skift Police responded Monday to reports of unhappy Spirit Airlines customers in Fort Lauderdale. The company is blaming its pilots union for causing tension. Associated Press Skift...

09th May 2017
TripAdvisor relaunch focuses on price, consistency and user experience

TripAdvisor relaunch focuses on price, consistency and user experience

By Martin Cowen TripAdvisor has timed its confirmation of a relaunch and redesign with its first quarter earnings and is planning to spend $70-$80 million this year on the first...

09th May 2017
Priceline Group bookings soar by a quarter to hit $20 billion in three months

Priceline Group bookings soar by a quarter to hit $20 billion in three months

By Kevin May The Priceline Group has seen gross bookings across the group for the first quarter of 2017 hit a record $20.7 billion. The increase of 24% year-on-year is...

09th May 2017
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Washington, D.C. Draws 20 Million Annual Domestic Tourists For First Time

By Ben Nuckols, Associated Press In this May 1, 2017 file photo, visitors are reflected as they enter the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Cultural on the...

09th May 2017
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Marriott CEO: Technology Is the Biggest Risk in the Starwood Merger

By Deanna Ting, Skift Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson speaking October 4, 2016. A very global brand, Marriott’s revenue per available rooms performance surpassed expectation in many regions of the world....

09th May 2017
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Madagascar, Romania and More New Destinations for Luxury Tour Operators

By Laura Powell, Skift A trip through Northern Greece is a new addition for luxury tour operator Butterfield & Robinson. Butterfield and Robinson Skift Take: Skift Take: The line between...