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Family Travel Forum Goes to Washington with IAB Long Tail Alliance

Sixth Annual Meeting of Small Publishers Explores the Internet Economy and Upcoming Regulatory Challenges Washington, DC (June 28, 2014) – Earlier this week, New York City residents Kyle McCarthy and Ron Bozman from Family Travel Forum joined dozens of other small ad-supported Internet Long Tail (“niche”) publishers from...

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Google Glass Eyes Travelers

In the course of covering travel I am often asked to review innovative products that, while well designed and possibly useful, don’t enhance the travel experience enough to justify their cost, weight or space in a suitcase.In the case of Google Glass, however, I encounter a remarkable product that needs embracing rather than...

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Goa Travel Mart Among Top Events to Promote Tourism

As I prepare to depart for the 3rd annual Goa International Travel Mart (GITM) being held on India’s West coast April 1-4, 2014, I've been exploring how these international travel conferences contribute to the tourism economy.Having traveled twice...

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Men And Women Travel Differently. Here’s How

Men and women are different. Who dares argue the point?  So it’s no surprise that we now know they travel differently, seeking different travel experiences.Men and women are different. Who dares argue the point?  So it’s no surprise that we now know they travel differently, seeking different travel experiences.A USA...

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The Chaos of Travel: Who Can Help?

While it might have been a bit ambitious for PhosCusWright to call its recent Webinar, Chaos Calls: Philip Wolf Answers, that's exactly what they did. PhoCusWright, a leading travel market and research company, put their president, Philip Wolf, squarely in the lion's den.While it might have been a bit ambitious for PhosCusWright to call its recent Webinar,

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Is Your Baby Safe Flying?

 It’s tortured reasoning.The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) position on mandatory child restraint systems (CRS) on planes is, that they’re not necessary.Child restraint systems is “gov-speak” for seat belts.Any why does the FAA think they’re not necessary?They contend that air travel is safer than car travel, where, by the...

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Carbon Offsets – More Hype Than Hope?

Travel honchos in the travel and tourism industry are running a bit scared.With all the hand-wringing about Global Warming, the execs wondered if they are about to become the next Exxon Valdez of travel, villains in the making: major contributors to global pollution.Travel honchos in the travel and tourism industry are running a bit scared.With all the hand-wringing...

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Give Us a Song, Newfoundland

“Give us song,” the dark-haired beauty called out from the doorway of one of the many Celtic pubs and taverns in St. John’s, Newfoundland’s upbeat capital.The young men sitting around the table smiled, and the patrons hoisted drinks and called for a song.“Give us a tune,” she laughed boldly,...

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Are Teen Travel Spas Self Indulgent?

The “Teen Spa Program” at Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst Village, North Carolina is designed “to reduce teen stress through aromatherapy, massage, soothing music.” “We tell teens to leave their cares and stresses and backpacks...

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Twitter Your Travel Complaints

A woman we knew had to cancel her hotel reservation because she found out she was pregnant…and had pneumonia? As if she didn’t have enough problems, when she tried to cancel, she was told she missed the penalty free cancellation date, which was a stringent sixteen days prior to arrival! Some are actually longer.She made a fuss, going up the chain, but when finally confronted, the hotel...

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