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1/15/2018

United Airlines, on April 9, will launch twice-daily service between Elmira-Corning Regional Airport in New York and Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey.

1/15/2018

Hong Kong can be an overwhelming experience for travelers visiting the destination for the first time, unless they know which experiences are the best. Visitors can see stilt houses in Tai O Fishing Village, enjoy authentic Cantonese cuisine at Michelin-starred Duddell's and marvel at the large volcanic rock formations of Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark.

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TravelAge West
1/15/2018

Facebook has begun making changes to how it prioritizes news feed traffic, with the goal of de-emphasizing business posts. To get around this move, agents can explore influencer marketing tactics, befriend clients via their nonbusiness page and pay for ads, marketing consultant Nick Borelli advises.

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Facebook
1/15/2018

Mike Marchev advises agents to resist the urge to match prices with their cheapest competitor because many consumers prioritize their value demands over price. When there is value in your service, you are more likely to attract repeat business.

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Mike Marchev
1/15/2018

The US Department of Transportation reports that US airlines in November had the highest on-time rates seen in eight years. Reuters reported that the on-time performance improvements are "another watermark" in a record-setting year for airline safety and performance

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Reuters
1/15/2018

CIE Tours is partnering with Air Canada to offer air-inclusive tours in Ireland and the UK. Tour customers can fly from any airport with Air Canada service direct to Dublin or Shannon in Ireland.

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Air Canada
1/15/2018

Some airlines on Friday implemented complimentary flexible rebooking policies for travelers who were affected by severe winter weather in Cleveland, which also affected carrier operations.

1/15/2018

Arkansas state Sen. Jason Rapert writes that raising the PFC airport tax is a bad idea that will hit Arkansas families, businesses and civic organizations where it hurts the most: in the pocketbook. "As an elected official, I have a responsibility to the people of Arkansas to ensure I am supporting policies that support a healthy business climate," Rapert writes. "I believe that an increase in passenger facility charge funds will negatively affect our businesses, our families, our universities, and our civic organizations."

1/12/2018

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has teamed with Jaguar to add the F-Type SVR to its Exotic Car Collection. The Jaguar coupe
"is one of the most sought-after, high-end vehicles available today and it's a thrill for us to add these cars to our fleet," Enterprise Holdings executive Will Withington said.

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1/12/2018

United Airlines reported 18 billion revenue passenger miles in December, up 2.7% from December 2016's 17.6 billion. The carrier's capacity increased 3.7% to 22 billion available seat miles for the month and its load factor was 82.3%, a year-over-year drop of 0.8%.