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12/12/2017

Westin Hotels & Resorts is adding more equipment to its WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studios as more guests request workout options. The studios will include foam rollers, strength bands and stability balls, as well as TRX Suspension Trainers.

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12/12/2017

Employees at the UPS Worldport at Louisville International Airport in Kentucky are hard at work processing packages for holiday delivery. The facility has hundreds of miles of conveyor belts and will sort 4 million packages per day during the week before Christmas, double its usual workload.

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12/12/2017

American Airlines has stepped up to help sponsor the Colonial golf tournament in Fort Worth, Texas. "Colonial is a Fort Worth institution, and as a Fort Worth-based company, American is delighted to support the tournament in 2018," the carrier said.

12/12/2017

A Dutch coin from 1898 was welded onto the forward mast of the Nieuw Statendam for good luck during a traditional shipbuilding ceremony. Holland America Line's 2,660-passenger ship combines features of the company's heritage with modern elements.

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12/12/2017

La Gomera, one of the seven Canary Islands, offers big adventures despite its small size. Travelers can go bicycling in Garajonay National Park, hike up lava-formed La Fortaleza de Chipude and relax at Baby Beach.

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12/12/2017

Successful agents are open to constructive criticism, persevere past rejections and create win-win situations, according to six powerful female agents. "When you're dealing with a business partner, whether that is a supplier, vendor or employee, everyone needs to feel like they have won," said Jackie Friedman, president of Nexion.

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12/12/2017

The future of travel planning will center around travelers' emerging demand for personal experiences, Arnie Weissmann writes. Agents can stand out from the competition by using a hands-on approach to provide travelers with curated experiences.

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12/12/2017

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz on Monday wrote a letter to employees asking them to commit to a zero-tolerance policy on sexual harassment, joining Association of Flight Attendants President Sara Nelson and others "who adamantly believe that sexual harassment, inappropriate behavior, intimidation or predation have absolutely no place anywhere in our society -- including, and especially, in our industry and on our aircraft."

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Fortune
12/12/2017

Southwest Airlines will add Los Angeles-bound flights the last weekend of December from Oklahoma City and Atlanta to accommodate Oklahoma and Georgia football fans looking to cheer on their teams at the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1.

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12/12/2017

United Airlines announced that both its November traffic and capacity were up 5.1% compared to 2016. The airline also had its best-ever on-time arrival rate and fewest cancellations in a month in its history.

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