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Lonely Planet Buys Destination Content Company ArrivalGuides –

Lonely Planet Buys Destination Content Company ArrivalGuides – | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
Lonely Planet’s new CEO Luis Cabrera has wasted no time in exploring the “adjacent business opportunities” he mentioned when taking the job. The travel Lonely Planet’s new CEO Luis Cabrera has wasted no time in exploring the “adjacent business opportunities” he mentioned when taking the job.
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6 Things to Bring to an All-Inclusive Resort - The New York Times

6 Things to Bring to an All-Inclusive Resort - The New York Times | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
Along with your usual beach vacation gear, you’ll want to pack some unexpected extras when you’re heading to an all-inclusive resort.
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More U.S. Snowbirds Are Favoring Resorts Over Timeshares –

More U.S. Snowbirds Are Favoring Resorts Over Timeshares – | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
When Upper East Siders Adelle and Robert Rathe boarded a flight to Saint Martin in mid-January, they left behind a typically cold New York day. By the Forget the timeshare condo closer to the equator. There’s a new, cold-weather version of “summering” abroad: Five-star resort properties.
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Tourism New Zealand Launches New Global Campaign in Partnership With National Geographic

Tourism New Zealand Launches New Global Campaign in Partnership With National Geographic | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
The new campaign features six travel advisors serving as ambassadors.
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When Your Hotel Is Overbooked, You Might Be ‘Walked’ to Another - The New York Times

When Your Hotel Is Overbooked, You Might Be ‘Walked’ to Another - The New York Times | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
The industry practice of rebooking a guest at another hotel is not new. But experts say it’s on the rise, as occupancy rates are up.
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Date ideas: One romantic activity in every state

Date ideas: One romantic activity in every state | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it

Looking for a nice romantic trip for two while traveling, or just need an idea for something new in your home state? Take a look through the gallery above for 50 ideas of activities perfect for two, from the adventurous to the scenic and everything in between. Or take a road trip around the USA and hit every spot for the ultimate in romantic travel.

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How to Win at Travel Marketing in the Age of Google and Expedia –

How to Win at Travel Marketing in the Age of Google and Expedia – | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
For travel brands looking to better engage their customers and earn more revenue in 2019, the industry marketing landscape can often feel like an unfair
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Need a Breath of Fresh Air? Hotels to the Rescue. - The New York Times

Need a Breath of Fresh Air? Hotels to the Rescue. - The New York Times | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
More hotels are adding air purifiers and filters to their guest rooms, either because the outside air is prone to smoke or pollution, or because guests demand them for health reasons.
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Most-Used Travel Apps by Business Travelers

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The Southwest Airlines and Starwood Hotels travel apps were the most popular among business travelers in 2018.
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Thinking of Food Tourism Beyond a Good Meal and Drinks: New Research –

Thinking of Food Tourism Beyond a Good Meal and Drinks: New  Research – | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
Even though it has been discussed as a travel trend for years now, the conversation around food tourism has changed very little since it first began. Even though it has been discussed as a travel trend for years now, the conversation around food tourism has changed very little since it first began.
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Visit Denmark Launches Course on Travel Agent Academy

Visit Denmark Launches Course on Travel Agent Academy | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
Learn the ins-and-outs of selling Denmark travel to clients.
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What Do Americans’ Bucket Lists Really Look Like?

What Do Americans’ Bucket Lists Really Look Like? | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
A new survey reveals the bones behind the bucket list.
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Where to Find the World's Biggest Spenders –

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As luxury travel brands seek new audiences, it's instructive to look at the places where the numbers of super-rich individuals are growing.  A recently As luxury travel brands seek new audiences, it's instructive to look at the places where the numbers of super-rich individuals are growing and a recently released report shows where luxury travel purveyors should be looking.
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How to Work Out in Any Hotel Room - The New York Times

How to Work Out in Any Hotel Room - The New York Times | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
Eight simple exercises developed by the New York-based personal trainer Anthony Nehra that require no equipment other than a bed, a chair and a suitcase.
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23 Winter Escapes for Sunseekers

23 Winter Escapes for Sunseekers | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
Even in the depths of winter, it's 'summer' somewhere. Here, our favorite getaways
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Discovering Florida's New Smyrna Beach With Kids

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New Smyrna Beach is slow travel at its finest and the perfect Florida beach destination for families looking to relax.
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9 Ways to Cut Down on Plastic - The New York Times

9 Ways to Cut Down on Plastic - The New York Times | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
It’s all about reducing single-use plastics.
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Walking Tourism Now One of the Most Popular Ways to Experience Destinations

Walking Tourism Now One of the Most Popular Ways to Experience Destinations | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
A new World Tourism Organization report provides examples of walking tourism that can serve as references for destinations seeking to develop such offerings.
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How to Be a Green Traveler - The New York Times

How to Be a Green Traveler - The New York Times | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
You may live a sustainable lifestyle at home, but what about while on vacation? Here are some practical steps you can take to limit your impact on the environment.
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Advisors Tap Into the Changing Consumer Behavior of Boomer Travelers –

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For David and Carol Porter, newly retired and happily hitting the road on global adventures, the stock market crash of 2008 put them on an unexpected For Boomers, the desire to fulfill a Bucket List wish is the top motivator for international travel (cited by 24 percent), while younger travelers are much more likely to view it purely as a vacation.
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Naomi Campbell stars in Equinox Hotels' first ad campaign: Travel Weekly

Naomi Campbell stars in Equinox Hotels' first ad campaign: Travel Weekly | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
The first Equinox hotel is scheduled to open in June in the Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's West Side.
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Lonely Planet Has a New CEO and a New Strategy –

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Lonely Planet has named Luis Cabrera as its new president and CEO. Cabrera doesn't have a media background and his previous role was as a partner at BCG Lonely Planet has named Luis Cabrera as its new President and CEO.
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How to Make Improving the Guest Experience a Joyful Task –

How to Make Improving the Guest Experience a Joyful Task – | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
The hospitality industry is full of standard operating procedures, checklists, and processes that can sap joy and creativity. Instead, the process of The hospitality industry is full of standard operating procedures, checklists, and processes that can sap joy and creativity. Instead, the process of improving things end-to-end can be a highly creative endeavor and not just a list for rote memorization and blind adherence.
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Six Booking Sites Promise to Stop Misleading Travelers

Six Booking Sites Promise to Stop Misleading Travelers | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Agoda, trivago and ebookers all signed the voluntary agreement.
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Key West Bans Sunscreen Containing Chemicals Believed to Harm Coral Reefs - The New York Times

Key West Bans Sunscreen Containing Chemicals Believed to Harm Coral Reefs - The New York Times | Travel News for MBVCA | Scoop.it
The law’s supporters see it as a crucial step toward protecting the city’s reefs, which draw visitors from around the globe.
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