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7/20/2017

The Supreme Court has determined that grandparents and other close relatives are excluded from the travel ban against six Muslim-majority nations. The crux of the decision involved defining close family members, which also include grandchildren, brothers- and sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces, aunts and uncles, and cousins.

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7/20/2017

The Mexican city of La Paz is the perfect day trip destination for visitors to Cabo San Lucas. Visitors can take a guided tour from Cabo to La Paz, stopping to take in the scenic charms of San Bartolo, Los Barriles and Santiago.

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TravelPulse
7/20/2017

Customers can be split into three categories -- the average consumers, spendthrifts and tightwads -- and you should determine which kind you have before trying to sell to them, Mike Marchev writes. Ideally, you want to target average consumers because they are the largest group and the strategies used to influence them can also be effective with the other groups.

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7/20/2017

A 2015 court case ruled against a travel agent who claimed travel tax deductions for expenses incurred from a leisure cruise, stating that the cruise was necessary to increase her travel knowledge. To deduct expenses, you have to keep very strict records and this involves a very complex process, Mark Pestronk advises.

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7/20/2017

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz says the company is focused on "training, developing and nurturing a more values-oriented customer services policy."

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7/20/2017

Thousands of Missouri residents are rallying behind a plan to modernize the country's outdated air traffic control infrastructure, and lawmakers and transportation leaders in the state are joining the cause to urge action in Congress. Republican state Rep. Kevin Corlew, who also serves as chairman of the 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force, says air traffic control hasn't kept pace with other technology, such as cellphones. Republican state House Majority Leader Mike Cierpiot noted the critical role of ATC but said it's still using "the same ground-based system that is has used since World War II."

7/20/2017

The UPS "Worldport" facility at Kentucky's Louisville International Airport handles 300 cargo flights daily. During the night shift, planes can land every 60 seconds.

7/20/2017

Pualani, the Hawaiian Airlines icon, has recently undergone a design update. The image has been part of the airline's message since the 1970s.

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7/20/2017

A new Skift survey finds that most Americans do not access airline loyalty programs when traveling, with one in three saying they "never" collect points.

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7/20/2017

Security experts say companies should constantly monitor global travel risks and maintain preparedness. "There are three major themes that are causes of crises on a regional or global scale: natural disasters, terrorist attacks and disease outbreaks," Global Rescue CEO Daniel Richards said.