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Shop till you drop at Hilton Hawaiian Village

22-09-2017

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort is augmenting its retail offerings, welcoming new shops and announcing more to come.... Read more

For United's 747, a groovy goodbye

22-09-2017

United Airlines is planning a retro-inspired sendoff for the Boeing 747, which will make its final flight for the airline on Nov. 7, from San Francisco to Honolulu.... Read more

Pacifica takes over management of Hilton Garden Inn Kauai

22-09-2017

Pacifica Hotels, a management company focused on the U.S. west coast, has taken over operations of the Hilton Garden Inn Kauai at Wailua Bay.... Read more

Getting dirty at the Four Seasons

22-09-2017

When you arrive at the start point for the Four Seasons Lanai UTV tour in the island's upcountry, they will offer you overalls. Take them. There is no avoiding the clouds of red dust, and clumps of dirt stirred by the all-terrain vehicles as they bound over the unpaved trails. Depending on where you sit, as our group of reporters sponsored by the Lanai Visitors Bureau found out, the degree of redness will vary. Of... Read more

White House considers adding more countries to travel ban

22-09-2017

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is weighing the next steps of his controversial travel ban -- a move that could include restrictions on travelers from additional countries.... Read more

Dominican Republic resort areas in good shape after Maria

22-09-2017

The main tourist areas in the Dominican Republic did not sustain major damage from Hurricane Maria.... Read more

Airbus says North American airlines now flying 1,500 of its jets

22-09-2017

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last Slide Next Slide   European plane-maker Airbus announced this week that 1,500 of its airplanes were now in service for U.S. and Canadian airlines. The milestone was celebrated at the company's Mobile, Ala., assembly line with a brand new American Airlines A321 jet. Airbus first entered the U.S. market in 1977 with Eastern Airlines. Then a relative upstart competing against American manufacturers Boeing and McDonnell Douglas, Airbus loaned four A300... Read more

Marriott has six Caribbean resorts closed from hurricane damage

22-09-2017

Marriott International said six of its luxury and upper-upscale resorts in the Caribbean are closed "until further notice" because of damage from hurricanes Irma and Maria.... Read more

Ways to not fall victim to fraud

22-09-2017

Fraud is an unfortunately common thing, affecting corporations and consumers alike, and travel agents are no exception. But there are some best practices that agents can employ to help reduce the likelihood that they or their agency will become victims of fraud. This article is the first in a two-part series that looks at real-life travel agency fraud, and how agents can minimize future risk. "Fraud Prevention & Solutions: Learning from Each Other's Pain" was... Read more

St. Croix cruise pier holds up to hurricane; update on USVI hotels

22-09-2017

The Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility pier in Frederiksted, St. Croix's deepwater cruise ship facility, withstood the barrage of wind and storm surge from Hurricane Maria, according to U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp.... Read more

 

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