Smiling more may be the easiest way to become more personable and improve the nonverbal messages you send to clients, one sales expert says. Finding positive things to say is another way to make a powerful impression and become more successful in the sales world.
The New York Times' Joe Sharkey writes that travel advice Web sites can be helpful for destination and hotel information as long as travelers choose them carefully. But USA TODAY says sites that allow users to post their own reviews of hotels are susceptible to fake postings designed to make properties look better.
Norwegian Cruise Lines will base the new Norwegian Gem in New York City when it debuts in October and will send the Norwegian Dawn to Miami. The cruise line says the switch will give agents a new selling point for New Yorkers, many of whom have been on the Dawn repeatedly.
A visit to Anguilla is filled with slow-paced, simple pleasures, making for a delightful break from the party atmosphere found so often on nearby St. Maarten. The small island features excellent restaurants and some of the world's most beautiful beaches, and the locals are genuinely hospitable, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Farelogix and Lufthansa Systems will create a new alternative GDS for the Star Alliance. The new system, which will focus on the corporate market, will debut in Europe later this year and may expand to the Asia-Pacific region.