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Travel Agency Air Ticket Sales Still Not at 2019 Level

Travel Agency Air Ticket Sales Still Not at 2019 Level

Photo: Tupungato / Shutterstock.com Last year was the best year for travel agency ticket sales since 2019. That’s according to year-end data released this week by the Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC). ARC’s most recent data shows that December ended with $5.7 billion in U.S. travel agency sales, up 5% from the same …

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Indiana county travel advisories

Indiana county travel advisories

INDIANAPOLIS — Overnight snow prompted some central Indiana counties to issue travel advisories on Friday. Weather-related closings and delays Bartholomew, Hancock, Henry and Monroe counties were among those calling for a yellow travel advisory, according to the county travel status map from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS): County travel status map from the …

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How to tell whether my flight will be safe before I board

How to tell whether my flight will be safe before I board

Flying may be the safest way to travel, but it sure hasn’t felt that way lately. Images of a flaming aircraft on a Tokyo runway and of a door blown off an Alaska Airlines flight seem to have undermined public confidence in air travel.  And there’s also this burning question: Could anyone have known this …

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DVIDS – News – Beyond base boundaries: travel team provide health services to troops

DVIDS – News – Beyond base boundaries: travel team provide health services to troops

UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, Southwest Asia – In a deployed environment, medical services surface as the guardians of readiness. Beyond healing wounds, these services fortify the resilience of forces and are a critical component in military preparedness. To ensure the physical well-being of troops, the medical squadron here coordinated with a U.S. Air Force base at …

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‘Traffic nightmare’: How MLK weekend travel and blizzard conditions brought a Colorado mountain community to a standstill

‘Traffic nightmare’: How MLK weekend travel and blizzard conditions brought a Colorado mountain community to a standstill

An avalanche partially covers a trunk and trailer on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024, near Berthoud Pass. The closure, which lasted through through Thursday, forced traffic from norther parts of the state into Summit County, creating stand-still traffic as cars battled to enter Interstate-70.Colorado Department of Transportation/Courtesy photo In a scene described as “apocalyptic,” an exodus …

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Zambia Tourism appoints Weill for North American Public Relations and travel trade marketing

Zambia Tourism appoints Weill for North American Public Relations and travel trade marketing

The focus will be on increasing visitor numbers to the projected target of two million international arrivals for 2024 through a series of campaigns to drive consumer and trade awareness around the world. NEW YORK – Zambia Tourism has appointed Geoffrey Weill Associates to establish and develop its public relations and trade representation in North …

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Business travel budgets rise as corporate travel returns to pre-Covid levels

Business travel budgets rise as corporate travel returns to pre-Covid levels

Over half of corporate travel budgets will increase for 2024 while 36% of buyers claim their organisations have already reached or exceeded 2019 business travellevels. Newly released data from Business Travel Show Europe shows most business travel budgets will increase in 2024 and over one third of corporates have already reached or exceeded 2019 business …

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Korea’s Myrealtrip cashes in on travel rebound with M in new funding

Korea’s Myrealtrip cashes in on travel rebound with $56M in new funding

Image Credits: South_agency / Getty Images Myrealtrip is the latest travel tech company to ride a growing post-pandemic tourism industry. The Seoul-based startup said today it has raised $56.7 million (75.6 billion KRW) in a Series F equity round of funding to accelerate its business and product innovation and ramp up its hiring. Global tourism …

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Snow and blowing snow results in slick travel tonight, exercise caution

Snow and blowing snow results in slick travel tonight, exercise caution

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – Snowfall moves across eastern Iowa again with a winter weather advisory in effect. The latest satellite and radar data.   (KCRG) Compared to the snowfalls last week this one is more of a light and fluffy variety. 1 to 3″ should be common with this fast-moving storm …

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How to get a free plane ticket if you miss your flight: expert

How to get a free plane ticket if you miss your flight: expert

Travel By David Landsel Published Jan. 18, 2024, 8:47 p.m. ET Take a seat. Anyone who’s ever panicked about missing a flight, stop doing that, one expert explained — show up to the airport anyway, and a gate agent will book you on the next available plane. TikTok travel hacker Jake Peterson shared his experience …

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