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Switzerland’s Hotel Industry Continues to Innovate

Switzerland’s hotel scene is often taken for granted—a basic requirement to attract global power moguls to Davos for the annual World Economic Forum, to keep the slopes of

What’s New in New Orleans Hospitality Industry

WHY IT RATES: A new airport terminal, nonstop flight service from various airlines and an Italian restaurant are among the recent happenings in New Orleans.—Codie Liermann

2019 Travvy Awards Honors the Best and Brightest in Travel Industry

TravAlliancemedia is kicking off the New Year honoring the travel industry’s best and brightest. The fifth annual Travvy Awards took place on January 23, 2019, at Gotham H

ASTA and Partners Ask Industry to Switch From Agent to Advisor

Change is hard, but today, the American Society of Travel Advisors and its many partners have asked the industry to make the switch: call travel agents travel advisors. In

Why the tobacco industry wants a 0% tax hike and minimum price for cigarettes

Illegal cigarette trade. (Photo: iStock) Illicit tobacco: 7 shocking figures on illegal smokes Gold Leaf calls illicit tobacco survey smoke and mirrors Philip Morr

Sewage sludge industry panics as Biosludged movie files posted for immediate downloading and sharing… get the files here

The Biosludged movie that exposes “the greatest environmental crime you’ve never known” is now available for full downloading and sharing. The film documents t

Venice Tourist Tax Draws Ire Of Cruise Industry

The Grand Canal in Venice. Is the city too popular for its own good? Venice is slapping a tax on visitors, and the cruise industry isn’t happy. In a move approved recently b

Barrick’s new CEO says gold industry shake-up is just starting

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Reports Indicate Travel Industry Unhappy With New Cancun Eco Tax

PHOTO: Cancun beach shoreline. (photo by Greg Custer Hoteliers and tour operators are not happy with a new eco-tax imposed last December 20, 2018, and taking effect on Janua

US Travel Industry Registers Nine Consecutive Years of Growth

The Statue of Liberty in New York (photo by Lauren Bowman) The U.S. travel industry has clocked in excess of 100 straight months of overall expansion. According to the U.S.

Cruise Industry Aims to Cut Carbon Emissions 40 Percent

PHOTO: Cruise lines are committed to reducing carbon emissions. (photo courtesy iStock / Getty Images Plus / katatonia82) WHY IT RATES: Cruising continues to be a popular f

So, what does industry really think of renewables?

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SA beef industry offers fresh meat

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SA gold industry enters final phase of slow death

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10 things that need to change in the timeshare industry

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What’s New in New Orleans Hospitality Industry?

Visit Louisiana WHY IT RATES: Travel agents and advisors should be selling New Orleans to clients looking to travel before the end of 2018.—Donald Wood, Breaking News Senior

Britain's LEVERAGE: German car industry STRUGGLING and in need of May's Brexit deal

Car production has been dented as weak trade struggled to pick up in Europe’s biggest economy, after being held back by new and more rigorous emissions tests that came into f

Airline Industry Reacts to US, Britain Post-Brexit Agreement

Brexit symbol. (photo via cranach / iStock / Getty Images Plus) Government officials from the United States and Britain announced Wednesday the two countries reached a deal