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Why Airlines Lost The Fewest Bags Ever Last Year

The rate of mishandled bags by airlines is the lowest ever recorded. Airlines have introduced more sophisticated systems – and some less sophisticated as well – to improve baggage delivery processes even as pax numbers continue to increase dramatically. AboutTravelFull news listing

virtual presentation 06.05.16

How To Sell The Uniworld Wow Factor!

with Michelle Palma, Director, National Accounts
In this short video, Michelle Palma presents some of the unique features of boutique river cruising aboard Uniworld. You could win one 1 of 2 $500 gift cards!...click to watch

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The Broadside

deviations 24.05.16

2 Big, Hairy Spiders Cause Panic On TS Flight

A tickling sensation caused a female TS pax to absent-mindedly brush at her leg. Then it happened again. She looked down to see a very large, very hairy tarantula climbing up her leg. ...read on

biting questions 24.05.16

Biting Questions with Henry Wiseberg, Talk of the Town Travel, Toronto

Pre-computer, he used to keep his bucket list in a scrapbook. Meet a fixture on the Toronto travel scene – and he wouldn’t have it any other way. ...read on

on the town 24.05.16

Bigger, Better, Stronger, Together as Expedia CruiseShipCenters Moves to the Future

with Ming Tappin
On the eve of their annual national conference at sea, Expedia CruiseShipCenters hosted a reception for franchise owners, corporate support staff and travel industry partners at their swanky headquarters in downtown Vancouver. It was a pre-cruise opportunity for many of the 350 attendees to mingle, some meeting each other for the 1st time, others reconnecting with old friends....read on

periscope 24.05.16

Hotel Pricing Is Nuttier Than Ever

Joe Brancatelli, Business Journals

cruise feature 11.05.16

Be Realistic With Clients; Tell It Like It Is

by Ming Tappin
Every mode of travel has its potential downside, cruising is without exception. So often, when we are in sales mode, we only mention the positives - the food, service, destinations and emotional experiences.

vanessa's views 29.04.16

Sailing In The Lap Of luxury On Silver Spirit

by Vanessa Lee
Sanary-sur-Mer is a small, picturesque Provençal village situated on the sunny shores of the Mediterranean and has been one of the ports on my Silversea cruise on their flag ship, Silver Spirit. It is also a prime example of the ability of a smaller ship (just over 500 guests) to visit such charming, local spots in the Med....read on

ivanna gabbalot 19.05.16

Excuse me, dahrlings, but...

Scrappy Ways
Well, well, well ... I do love a man with a bit of metal in his moxy, dahrlings. Some pewter in his peter. A speck of brass in his bellicose. But I’m not sure it belongs in the legislature. ...read on