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TSA asks for private help to enroll travelers in Precheck
from USA Today
TSA Administrator John Pistole told an Aero Club luncheon Friday incorporating private companies will allow the agency to dramatically expand expedited screening called Precheck.
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Summer tourism boom spurs hotel bounceback
from Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago enjoyed a boom in tourism this summer, helping hotels make up for a brutal 2014 winter that kept visitors away.
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4 ways U.S. companies can move this country forward
from MarketWatch
Barring emergency lending from Congress, the Federal Highway Trust Fund would have run out of money in September, bringing a halt to the nation's highway projects.
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Economic pain of Chicago flight disruptions: $110 million
from CBS MoneyWatch
The fire at a FAA air traffic control facility in Chicago wasn't just a headache for thousands of travelers — it also had a major economic impact, to the tune of at least $110 million.
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With immigration: the advent of Global Entry
from The National Law Review
Since its creation six years ago, the Global Entry program has been a success in the international travel environment, with significant growth and expansion year after year.
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5 clever ways companies are helping employees fight burnout
from The Washington Post
It's one thing to get vacation days as part of your salary. It's quite another to be paid extra to take them.
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When will corporate travel come back?
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Trade groups backed by huge travel-dependent companies are preparing to launch a marketing campaign to persuade executives that it's OK to spend again on retreats, meetings and travel.
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FAA to focus on contractors for air traffic system after damage to cables
from The New York Times
As the FAA begins a 30-day review of the air traffic control system's soft underbelly — one that many travelers probably did not realize it had — attention will be focused on two critical issues, experts said.
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Book flights now or risk turkey of a holiday
from Dayton Daily News via The Detroit News
People planning to fly during the Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday who don't book their flights soon risk paying steeper prices or losing out on seats, according to travel experts.
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Brand USA's 'Market the Welcome' campaign
Travel Pulse
Brand USA, with the Chicago Department of Aviation, Choose Chicago and Discover Illinois unveiled its "Market the Welcome" experience targeting international visitors.

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Meetings mean business
Corporate & Incentive Travel
"For the first time, we have all of the different industry leaders, representing all of the different sectors, united behind a single, proactive campaign," said U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow.

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Richmond's bold appeal for LGBT tourists
The New York Times
A regional tourism organization is now echoing the process a person goes through in coming out to present a city as a welcoming destination for L.G.B.T. visitors.

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Golden Week tourism: Chinese tourists spend lavishly on top restaurants
from International Business Times
Today, China's outbound tourists are looking for a different kind of traveling experience. And the Golden Week annual holiday is the best occasion to see this new kind of free-spending Chinese tourist.
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Americans prefer shorter weekend road trips to long vacations
from Travel Pulse
Two-thirds (66 percent) of Americans prefer to take a one-day or weekend road trip as opposed to 31 percent who prefer to take at least a week-long trip.
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