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7/21/2017

This analysis anticipates that JetBlue AirWays' financial performance for the second quarter will beat analysts' estimates. JetBlue has surpassed expectations in three of the previous four quarters.

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7/21/2017

For clients looking to escape the rat race and have a rejuvenating experience, a trip to the Alaskan wilderness is a great choice. Visitors can go on a guided hike with Rust's Flying Service, fish for salmon along the Gulf of Alaska coast and go camping on an alpine glacier.

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7/21/2017

You can get bookings from clients who hold on tightly to their money if you use the right marketing strategies, Mike Marchev writes. Techniques include bundling services, offering discounts and promoting a membership with a waived management fee.

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7/21/2017

Agents may already be seeing their bookings for summer settle down, which means now is the time to prepare for holiday travel sales, Tammy Levent writes. Best practices include getting your clients to immediately start thinking about where they want to vacation during the holiday season.

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7/21/2017

A site midway between Amarillo, Texas; and Oklahoma City has gotten the nod for Best Western Hotel & Resorts' first move into the growing dual-brand market. Best Western executive Ron Pohll said the Best Western Plus Elk City/Executive Residency in Elk City, Okla., fills a demand for extended-stay hotels in the region.

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7/21/2017

Airlines for America and the International Air Transport Association have embarked on an awareness campaign to help airlines as the industry prepares to incorporate better baggage-handling systems. "Airlines and airports are working together to ensure the infrastructure is available to provide this enhanced service to our customers," A4A's Patty Edwards said.

7/21/2017

Nick Calio, president and CEO of Airlines for America, joined Sky News to discuss the critical role aviation plays in driving economic growth in the US, UK and the European Union and the need for governments to take immediate action to negotiate open skies agreements to avoid uncertainty brought on by Brexit. "Without that legal framework, we can't fly," Calio said. "Everybody flies now ... it's there, they expect it, if it's not there they are going to be very unhappy." Calio stressed that aviation is unique and that unlike other industries which can fall back on trade agreements to continue commerce, aviation is governed by separate bilateral and multilateral agreements that provide a legal framework to fly. "We are telling people and trying to educate people, aviation is in a different place than other industries," he added.

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7/21/2017

United Airlines is taking care of passengers whose weekend travel plans are being affected by storms in Chicago. The airline is offering waivers for flights to and from O'Hare International Airport through Sunday.

7/21/2017

Thanks to racinos, Ohio's gaming industry is growing more quickly than in the surrounding states of Indiana, Michigan, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, according to a Cleveland.com analysis. Gaming revenue from Hard Rock's Northfield, Ohio, racino rose $38.2 million in the last year compared with the same time frame two years ago.

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7/21/2017

The Bloomberg Intelligence Macau Gaming Index fell 4% in July after police froze junket operator accounts and looked into suspect money transfers. The move has investors fearful of another VIP crackdown.

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