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How Hotels are Going on a Fitness Kick

Working out in a hotel is no longer a choice between a treadmill in a small gym, laps of the pool or a 7am yoga class. With health and fitness an engrained part of modern living, a growing number of hotel chains are making it easier than ever to squeeze in a workout when away from home. So easy in fact, the equipment can be right next to the bed.

How the Blockchain Ushers in a New Form of Trust

Blockchain is one of the biggest buzzwords in technology today. But confusion exists about what it is exactly: The blockchain is often mentioned in the same breath as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but it encompasses far more than that.

How the Brexit is likely to affect inbound U.S. Travel

In late June, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, and the British exit or “Brexit” referendum rattled the global business community and sent the pound plummeting. The referendum’s effects will be far-reaching for a long time—particularly in Europe’s hospitality industry, but also in terms of U.S. hotels that cater to U.K. visitors.

How Tiny Silver Airways Plans to Win in Cuba and Beyond

When the U.S. Department of Transportation announced recently which airlines could fly the first scheduled flights to Cuba in more than 50 years, most of carriers selected were familiar to travelers, including American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and JetBlue Airways.

How To Connect With Generation Z?

Move over millennials and boomers. Generation Z has rolled into a cyber town. It’s time to shift your marketing gears to reach and woo this new segment of progressive and forward thinkers. But how?

How to Get Booked on Airbnb?

Having a great listing is critical to booking success on Airbnb. Whether you’re a vacation rental, a B&B or hotel, follow these easy tips to get the most out of your presence on Airbnb.

How to Get Free Transit Hotel with Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines has a massive route network. They fly to more destinations than any other airline but that doesn’t mean those connections are always the most convenient for the average traveler. With connecting flights departing around the clock, you may find yourself with an extended layover in Istanbul and in need of a place to rest your eyes in between flights.

How to Reinvent Hotel that's seen Better Days

Reviving an outdated hotel requires attention to character, not just physical upgrading, panelists were told at the recent Hotel Data Conference. Among challenges cited: preserving historical aspects while modernizing amenities.

Hyatt: Franchising to Grow but Ownership still Key

During the company’s second-quarter earnings call with investors, Hyatt Hotels Corporation executives said they see their fee-based business as the area with the most potential for growth, but they believe there is still a place for capital investments.

Ireland's Tourism Development Authority seeks hotels for Dublin

At Ireland's Developing Tourism 2020 conference, held Monday at Dublin's Croke Park stadium, Paul Kelly, CEO of the National Tourism Development Authority Fáilte Ireland, told an estimated 600 attendees the Irish capital “desperately needs” more hotels to sustain the country’s tourism industry.

JetBlue Increases International Flights to Ecuardo

JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced that new flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood international Airport (FLL) and Guayaquil, Ecuador’s José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE) are now on sale with the route set to launch on February 28, 2019. JetBlue is offering an introductory fare on the airline’s latest international route starting at just $89 one way from Ft. Lauderdale.