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1/22/2018

The Bahamas' world-famous Paradise Island, just off the Nassau coast, offers plenty of adventurous activities for first-timers. Travelers can go parasailing, spend the day at Aquaventure Water Park and tackle high waves at Paradise Beach.

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1/22/2018

Hawaiian Airlines will bring back nonstop, daily service between Oregon's Portland International Airport and Hawaii's Kahului Airport. The airline is also introducing nonstop daily flights from Oakland, Calif., to Kauai and Los Angeles to Kona as part of its West Coast expansion.

1/22/2018

When a South Carolina-based traveler wanted a unique travel experience for her family, she turned to her agent, who specializes in family travel. By asking probing questions and offering several travel options, the agent was able to exceed her client's expectations and expose her to more destination prospects.

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Travel Market Report
1/22/2018

AmaWaterways' wellness pilot program, which was tested aboard the AmaLyra, will be offered on five additional ships this year, the river cruise company said. The program consists of activities including strength training, jogging, stretching exercises and yoga.

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1/22/2018

January and February usually bring about a rise in bookings and leads, but if you are not experiencing much activity right now, there are tactics you can try. You can call former clients, increase your social media marketing efforts and send email campaigns, advises Scott Koepf of Avoya Travel.

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Travel Weekly
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1/22/2018

While you may be extremely busy, there are several marketing tactics you can accomplish in as little as five minutes, Catherine Heeg writes. You could send a friend request to your clients' social media accounts, invite a few friends to like your business page and replace the cover images on your sites.

1/22/2018

United Airlines has started printing its magazine, Hemisphere, on lighter paper, lowering its weight by an ounce. The weight reduction will save the airline a projected 170,000 gallons of fuel per year.

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1/22/2018

Since 2012, the average airfare at Tennessee's Memphis International Airport has decreased by $181.29, leading to significantly higher numbers of passengers using the airport for their travels. "Passenger growth coupled with falling fares is a tremendous combination for Memphis. We're continuing to work hard to add flight options to help continue these trends," said Pace Cooper, chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority.

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AviationPros
1/22/2018

Fortune's list of 50 most-admired companies includes Southwest Airlines. To create the rankings, Fortune asked executives to choose companies from a preset list.

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WBAP-AM (Dallas)
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1/22/2018

Employees' emotional struggles can interfere with work and pose particularly difficult problems for managers. The best course often lies in making allowances and offering a measure of genuine empathy.

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The Associated Press