Southwest faces Senate hearing next week following holiday meltdown

John and Lori Ingoldsby, who drove to Denver after the first leg of their flight on Southwest Airlines was canceled, wait for a flight to finish their trip at Denver International Airport on December 28, 2022 in Denver, Colorado. Michael Ciaglo | Getty Images Southwest Airlines‘ chief operating officer, Andrew Watterson, will face questions from … Read more

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Hong Kong will give away half a million plane tickets. Here’s who can get them first

Hong Kong’s new global promotional campaign will “kickstart” the city’s reopening to international travelers, the Hong Kong Tourism Board told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia” on Friday.  As part of the “Hello Hong Kong” campaign, which was launched on Thursday, 500,000 air tickets will be given away over the next six months, starting in March. The … Read more

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This could be a ‘banner year’ for cruise stocks. Why Citi says it’s time to reconsider the industry as a long-term trade

After a long port of call, it may be anchors aweigh time for investors in cruise stocks, according to Citigroup. The cruise industry took a beating as countries closed borders and travelers stayed home during Covid-19 lockdowns. But tides have shifted as borders reopen, pent up demand surges and testing requirements ease, meaning 2023 could … Read more

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Australia’s Calling: Tourism Australia Introduces Exciting Deals For Indian Travellers

Get ready for sunny shores and bright days in Australia as Tourism Australia kickstarts its eighth edition of Virtual Travel Fair in India, bringing travellers amazing deals on economy-class airfares and stays across select hotels. The beautiful nature, enchanting wildlife and vibrant city life present in the country have earned Australia a top spot in … Read more

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A travel insider explains how people who hate cruising — can learn to enjoy it

Canadian Tammy Cecco wasn’t a fan of cruising. “The thought of being on a ship with thousands of other people and not being able to get off,” she said, “was something that I wanted to avoid.” That didn’t change when Cecco, a travel magazine publisher, boarded a surprise cruise booked by her husband to renew … Read more

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50 Tourist Destinations To Be Transformed For Domestic & International Travellers

For travellers, now there are multiple reasons to rejoice. The Union Budget, announced today, will have a key focus on the travel and tourism sector, with 50 tourist destinations to be selected with the active participation of the state governments. These destinations will be developed for domestic and international tourism as a whole package. Aloke … Read more

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Narmada River Valley: Home Of The Dinosaurs

Now you can add a tour (when it is ready) of the dinosaur fossil geo-park, which the government is planning when visiting the popular destinations of the Narmada River valley, located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Fossil dinosaur eggs are being discovered in the valley, and the latest addition, in the Dhar … Read more

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Luxury stocks rally from China reopening, but world’s largest luxury market may choose to shop ‘in-house’ 

A salesperson showing the limited edition launched by Emporio Armani to welcome the Year of the Tiger at a duty-free store in Haikou, south China’s Hainan Province, January 15, 2022. Zhou Huimin | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Stocks of many luxury fashion houses reliant on Chinese consumers rallied on China’s reopening, but those … Read more

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Winter weather disrupts hundreds of flights across Texas

Delayed flights prepare to depart from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) on January 11, 2023 in Dallas, Texas. John Moore | Getty Images More than 1,000 U.S. flights were canceled Tuesday as winter weather hit Texas. Over 700 flights to and from American Airlines‘ hub Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport were canceled, about 40% of the … Read more

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Uttarakhand To Host The International Yoga Festival In March

The International Yoga Festival 2023, set to be held from March 1 to 7 in Rishikesh, was the main attraction in this year’s Bharat Parv. Apart from promoting the state’s rich heritage and diverse natural wonders, the six-day event was a significant point of discussion among those visiting the Uttarakhand Tourism pavilion at the event … Read more

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