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7/25/2017

Hawaiian Airlines announced plans to add service in 2018 from Portland, Ore., to Maui; from Oakland, Calif., to Kaua'i, and from Los Angeles to Kona. The routes will feature the airline's new single-aisle Airbus A321neo aircraft.

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7/25/2017

A recent Vogue magazine story touted the value and resurgence of the travel agent profession, pushing the benefits of using "travel designers" who can create unique, exciting experiences. Agents also received support from Vogue's Facebook followers, who praised their preferred agents.

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7/25/2017

Mexico's exciting capital, Mexico City, is a walking city full of rich history and culture. Visitors can go on a walking tour to explore the city's wide variety of architecture, enjoy freshly-made churros at Churreria El Moro and go shopping at La Lagunilla Market.

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7/25/2017

Marketing campaigns to help consumers become aware of your brand need to be delivered to prospects and clients via different media forms, contain a consistent message and be reasonably priced, Richard Earls writes. When your efforts follow your campaign's strategy, you can measure what you are doing right and wrong, and make adjustments.

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7/25/2017

Agents spend a lot of time fulfilling wealthy clients' high demands, but they must make sure they are getting a return on that time investment, said Kimberly Wilson-Wetty of Valerie Wilson Travel. "We are toying [with] the idea of a tier-based approach to pricing," she said, which would take into account the amount of resources and time an agent spends on a client.

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7/25/2017

UPS wants to hire and train 1,600 part-time sorting workers by Nov. 1 for its expanding Jacksonville, Fla., hub.

7/25/2017

JetBlue Airways has announced new appointments to its executive team. Ursula Hurley has been named vice president, structural programs; David Jehn joins JetBlue as vice president, operational planning and analysis; and Santiago Martello will be vice president, financial planning and analysis when he joins the airline on Aug. 2.

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7/25/2017

Amelia Earhart, born July 24, 1897, is remembered for her love of flying and a string of record-breaking accomplishments that included seven women's records for speed and distance and a new world record for female pilots when her plane reached an altitude of 14,000 feet in 1922. Earhart was also the first person to fly solo across both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

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7/25/2017

Mike Willey, a ilot and advisory council member for the Central Maine Regional Airport, says ATC reform will help communities across Maine as well as the rest of the country. In this commentary, he notes such reform also will benefit travelers with faster, more reliable and less expensive flights, fewer delays and increased service in their communities.

7/25/2017

JetBlue Airways and Bar Business Magazine joined to surprise travelers on a flight from New York to New Orleans with a free in-flight mixology class called "Shakes On a Plane." Travelers received liquor-themed gift bags and worked with mixologists Mia Mastroianni and Phil Wills to create cocktails after the plane left the ground.

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