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- Are OTAs Really Killing Brick And Mortar Travel Agencies?
When the first online travel agency (OTA) emerged on the newly minted World Wide Web in 1994, many travelers shunned it.
By Steve Olenski. Forbes. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:41:00 GMT.
- Syrian dissident flees to Spain
Prominent Syrian dissident Louay Hussein evades a travel ban and flees to Spain before the end of his trial for "weakening national sentiment".
BBC News. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:40:38 GMT.
- 10 New Hot Spots on Orlando's International Drive
ORLANDO, Fla., April 27, 2015 -- The American Society of Travel Agents recently named Orlando the No. 1 "Hot Spot for Summer Travel" in 2015. ...
PR Newswire. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:21:00 EDT.
- Africa: Xenophobia, Blight On South Africa's Tourism Dream
[This Day] Emmanuel Sithole has been trending for the past week and it's not for a good reason. ...
All Africa. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:06:56 GMT.
- The best place for a traveller to fall ill?
Could this be the best place for a traveller to fall ill?
BBC News. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:25:23 GMT.
- How An IS Militant Wooed A Tajik Woman Online
Reports have emerged about young Chechen women who met North Caucasus militants online and traveled to Syria to join them.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:16:35 +0000.
- 18 mountaineers confirmed dead in avalanche in Mount Qomolangma
At least 18 mountaineers have been confirmed killed in the avalanche in Mount Qomolangma, triggered by a major earthquake on Saturday, and their nationalities are not yet clear, Nepal's Tourism Department told Xinhua on Sunday.
- Gilbert Haroche, Builder of an Economy Travel Empire, Dies at 87
Mr. Haroche was a founder of Liberty Travel, which grew from a two-man operation to the largest leisure travel operation in the United States.
Sam Roberts. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 23:25:52 GMT.
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- The Airline Industry Posts a Giddy First Quarter
One major air carrier after another has reported record profits, the result of lower fuel prices and strong demand for domestic air travel.
Jad Mouawad. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:18:46 GMT.
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- Historic castle turns ‘touristic’
Gazinatep’s historic Rumkale is undergoing restoration and excavation work, so as to be used for tourism, with recent work focusing on the Barşavma Monastery
Hurriyet. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:01:00 +0200.
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