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Traffic jam? Train late? Tarmac wait? Get unstuck
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Try a new app called I'm Stuck. Every time we get stuck in traffic, on a train, waiting for a delayed plane or in any other travel tie-up, the app lets us shoot a note to our Representative.
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AAA: Fourth of July travel rises 1.9 percent
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Expect crowds on the roads, at the airport: AAA says July Fourth holiday weekend travel will grow almost two percent over last year.
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Brand USA opens new office in Canada, increases presence in its No. 1 market
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"Canada is our No.1 market in terms of visitation and spending," said Brand USA President and CEO Chris Thompson. "In fact, we're using the Canadian market as a way to implement innovation."
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    Air travel passengers crave efficiency most of all (Roll Call)
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Is it worth $100 to skip airport security lines?
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Benet Wilson is one of the 2.5 million Americans who have paid a yearly fee to skip security lines at airports and thinks it's worth every penny.
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Taking a vacation may actually save your career
from New Republic
This time of year, many Europeans are looking forward to their month-long holiday in August. Workers in America, however, can already feel the strangle of a collared shirt around their neck in 90-degree heat as we continue trying to be productive.
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Demanding a return on investment from business travel
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The smart business owner expects a return on investment from business travel. That means having a plan for your trip, and then following through on the plan after the trip.
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Want to keep Brand USA? Keep the pressure on
Hotel News Now
Congressmen Gus Bilirakis, a Florida republican, and Peter Welch, a democrat from Vermont, are two co-sponsors of the Travel Promotion Act, who said that the key to getting Brand USA reauthorized is simple: Pressure.

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Travelers love, hate TSA's pre-check security lanes
USA TODAY
The TSA has enrolled 273,489 passengers, and millions of others enrolled in Global Entry or other entry programs of U.S. Customs and Border Protection are automatically eligible for TSA's PreCheck program.

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Air travel passengers crave efficiency most of all
Roll Call
Is Congress even trying to fix the right problem? Has anyone actually asked consumers what's most important to them when it comes to air travel? The U.S. Travel Association did. The results are surprising.

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Going keyless is the key: The hotel room key goes mobile
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Door lock vendors have developed the technology to let smartphones function as keys, and the hotel industry is starting to experiment with it.
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Local and federal officials discuss tourism promotion in the region
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Local tourism leaders met with federal and state officials to discuss ways to promote and increase tourism to the area.
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Come to ESTO; Stay for Bourbon, Bluegrass and More
from U.S. Travel Association
The fun's not done when ESTO is! Once you've registered, make sure to experience the true spirit of the Bluegrass State while you're in town. Check out all the tour ideas Louisville and Kentucky recommend before finalizing your travel plans.
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