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Cuomo unveils $4B overhaul for LaGuardia Airport
from CNBC
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vice President Joe Biden announced the plan to replace LaGuardia airport with a new terminal, at a projected cost of $4 billion.
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Top regrets of the rich
from The Motley Fool via USA TODAY
A recent study sheds new light on what's on the minds of the wealthiest investors, including insight into their biggest money regrets.
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More fees propel airlines' profits, and embitter travelers
from The New York Times
Travelers' frustrations are compounded by higher fares, even as airlines, buoyed by lower fuel costs, enjoy surging profits.
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Save the Date: Global Meetings Industry Day set for April 14
from Collaborate Meetings
Earlier this year, Meetings Mean Business helped organize North American Meetings Industry Day to illustrate the impact events have on the economy. Next year, the group has set its sights higher, creating the first-ever Global Meetings Industry Day.
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Aging infrastructure plagues nation's busiest rail corridor
from The New York Times
Ridership is hitting all-time highs on the Northeast Corridor while infrastructure can't keep up with rising demand, heat waves, storms and other incidents.
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Airbnb, San Francisco form innovative 'destination promotion partnership'
from Successful Meetings
The San Francisco Travel Association and Airbnb have formed a first-of-its-kind "destination promotion partnership" that leverages the sharing economy to spread the economic benefits of travel and tourism throughout the city of San Francisco.
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Employees who fail to use leave bring resulting stress to work
from Bloomberg BNA
Employees who fail to use leave and in doing so sacrifice time with their families ultimately bring the stress from their unmet family obligations to work, according to a study released July 15 by Project: Time Off.
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Alaska Airlines wants to scan your eyes, fingerprints instead of your boarding pass
from USA TODAY Travel
Iris and fingerprint scanners are making their way from Hollywood blockbusters and into the terminals at Alaska Airlines.
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Roger Dow talks travel and Open Skies
from ontravel.com
Roger Dow, president and CEO of U.S. Travel Association discusses Open Skies and the huge potential that these decades old agreements have to help both domestic and international travelers.
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U.S. Travel to induct Michael Leven, W. Stephen Maritz into Hall of Leaders
from Successful Meetings
The U.S. Travel Association will induct travel industry veterans Michael Leven and W. Stephen Maritz into the U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders.
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Americans pay steep price for repairs caused by bad roads
from NBC News
With the nation's road repair fund running on fumes, a transportation research and lobbying group has collected data on just how much bad roads are costing American drivers.
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DOT investigates airlines for gouging after Amtrak crash
from USA TODAY
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx launched an investigation Friday into whether five airlines gouged travelers on ticket prices after an Amtrak crash in Philadelphia.
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What do a Nike exec., a memoirist and an economist have in common?
from U.S. Travel Association
They're all going to be at ESTO. Are you? Some host and overflow hotels have already sold out. Don't delay: Make your reservation while space remains! Attendance for the can't-miss destination marketing event of the year is already on pace to break records. Come to Portland, Ore., August 23-25, for ESTO (Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations), where you'll join author Cheryl Strayed, economist Anirban Basu, Nike executive Patty Ross, entrepreneur Scott Klososky and many more inspiring speakers. Register today, and we'll see you in August!
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