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Priceline’s $600 Million Corporate Spokesperson is a Massive Success

When William Shatner took a free job as Priceline’s corporate face, the acting world turned its head and looked the other way. The former Star Trek actor was as washed up as anyone … Continue reading “Priceline’s $600 Million Corporate Spokesperson is a Massive Success”


JetBlue’s Innovative ‘All You Can Jet’ Revenue Model Gains Traction

For the second time in twelve months, American airline JetBlue is bringing back its unlimited one-month travel program. Dubbed the ‘All You Can Jet’ scheme by the company’s marketers, the deal allows pass … Continue reading “JetBlue’s Innovative ‘All You Can Jet’ Revenue Model Gains Traction”


Orbitz, Others Raise Questions Over Online Booking Industry’s Attention to Detail

Consumers have taken to online price shopping travel websites in mass numbers. With the industry leader Priceline reporting steady profits and an ever-expanding market cap, it appears that shopping for air tickets by … Continue reading “Orbitz, Others Raise Questions Over Online Booking Industry’s Attention to Detail”


Presidential Holidays: How Travel Destinations Can Polish a Presidency

It’s been a tough week for President Obama’s public relations team. A series of family holidays have been turned into a political talking point, with opponents of the government claiming that overseas travel … Continue reading “Presidential Holidays: How Travel Destinations Can Polish a Presidency”


WikiTravel Offers Simple Travel Information, Raises Issues for Publishers

It’s been named one of the World’s Best Websites, championed by open source advocated, and feared by the traditional travel publishing industry. The subject matter is, of course, WikiTravel, one of the largest … Continue reading “WikiTravel Offers Simple Travel Information, Raises Issues for Publishers”


Acclaimed Southwest Airlines to Expand, Offer Bigger Planes

The North American airline industry isn’t one that attracts excess praise. With industry giants and tired monopolies dominating the skies, customer service for most of the continent’s major airlines tends to range from … Continue reading “Acclaimed Southwest Airlines to Expand, Offer Bigger Planes”


Cross-Europe Rent-A-Car Trips: How Should You Plan It?

It’s everyone’s travel dream – driving through Europe’s most scenic and historical countryside. For years the cost has deterred even the most affluent traveller from venturing towards the rental booth, asking for a … Continue reading “Cross-Europe Rent-A-Car Trips: How Should You Plan It?”


The World Tango Championship: Argentina’s Star Cultural Draw

There’s no place like Buenos Aires, especially if you’re a keen tango fan. The capital and largest city in Argentina, Buenos Aires has gained a reputation throughout the world as one of its … Continue reading “The World Tango Championship: Argentina’s Star Cultural Draw”


Rio de Janeiro’s ‘Unsafe’ Reputation: Is it Really Deserved?

Brazil’s most popular city is neither its capital nor its largest. Located between the Atlantic and one of the world’s most impressive mountain ranges, Rio de Janeiro is widely regarded as a breathtaking … Continue reading “Rio de Janeiro’s ‘Unsafe’ Reputation: Is it Really Deserved?”


Travel to Antarctica: How You Can, and How Much it Costs

With the green travel practice of ecotourism rapidly gaining ground, few destinations offer as much to the environmentally conscious explorer as Antarctica. Home of the world’s South Pole and all but completely uninhabited … Continue reading “Travel to Antarctica: How You Can, and How Much it Costs”


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