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  1. Feedback needs to be put to action - ReviewPro CEO.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

    Exclusive Interview: As more ways of rating hotel experiences are popping up online it can be tough to know exactly what people are saying about your business and what that means, RJ Friedlander, CEO of review aggregation software company, ReviewPro, spoke with 4Hoteliers and shared some insights from the data pool. RJF: For seven or eight years industry focus has been on online reputation management and measuring guest feedback.


  2. TripAdvisor ranks Jamaica among world's best destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice, among the world's largest travel site, has ranked Jamaica number 12 on the World's Best Destinations list. It ranked Jamaica among destinations such as Bali, London, Paris and Rome, according to a release from the Jamaica Tourist Board .


  3. Travel insurance: how to lose thousands by trying to save tensRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Nobody cares about your smooth, glitch-and-accident-free holiday stories. They're boring.


  4. A Journey of 100 Taps: Is Your Booking Process Mobile-Ready?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Skift

    It's time to reexamine the long, arduous process of booking travel on mobile and provide consumers with a simpler path to purchase. It's well-known in the travel industry that the consumer journey from initial research to booking is often a lengthy one.


  5. Exhibit marks 30th anniversary of Dolly statueRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Courtesy photo The 30th anniversary of the unveiling of the Dolly Parton Statue, created by artist Jim Gray, is being celebrated with an exhibit in historic downtown Sevierville through December. The Sevierville Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the unveiling of the Dolly Parton Statue.


  6. Entrepreneur Sukhinder Singh Cassidy on backing other womena s successRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, founder of The Boardlist, an initiative that helps connect qualified female executives to companies looking to diversity their boards . Why you want to know her: Sukhinder Singh Cassidy is at the forefront of bringing more women into tech.


  7. How can I get the best travel deals?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Ask MetaFilter

    Overwhelmed by this industry online and what deal sites are legit and what aren't. I've rooted around some blogs by people who do this for a living, but again -- they are being sponsored or run ads for these sites.


  8. How to save money on your trip to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    I've always been one to abide by important rules. I carry car insurance. I don't cheat on my taxes, and when my family decided to visit Cuba, I wanted to comply with the U.S. government regulations for travel to the Communist-run island.


  9. Surprise celebration for record-breaking visitors at Milton Keynes MuseumRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Miltonkeynes Today

    The Finnerty family from Leighton Buzzard got more than they bargained for when they became Milton Keynes Museum's record-breaking 45,000th visitor this year. In the last two years visitor numbers at the popular attraction have increased by a remarkable 50 percent - from 30,000 people in 2014/15.


  10. Commentary: Tourism Matters: An impossible goal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.


  11. Trump puts presidential-size spotlight on his brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star Tribune

    By Saturday night, on one of the few weekends since the inauguration that Trump remained in Washington, the president was dining at the Trump International Hotel a few blocks from the White House. He was greeted by well-wishers as he entered and exited the hotel's steakhouse restaurant, BLT Prime by David Burke, with his daughter and son-in-law.


  12. Fish and chipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | This Is Somerset

    It is currently closed, but it will be re-opening in April and there is no reason why their fish and chips wouldn't be as good - if not better - than it was previously. It is a Wetherspoon, so you can expect the usual offers and alternatives to fish and chips.


  13. Culinary trail for coffee countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Gleaner

    Visitors to Strawberry Hill take in the valleys and mountain ranges visible from the property, which is to form part of the culinary trail being developed by the Gastronomy Linkages Network. The Craighton Estate at Irish Town in St Andrew, one of the entities that would be incorporated in the culinary tour being developed by the Gastronomy Linkages Network.


  14. TripAdvisor cynics belt Perth attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 |

    THEY are considered WA's greatest natural and artificial wonders, a source of pride for Sandgropers and a magnet for tourists. TripAdvisor, the world's top travel website, cuts through the tourism slogans and reveals what some international visitors really think.


  15. Battle for the beach: Nudists clash with beachgoersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    Tension is growing between nudists and residents as Tauranga's rapid growth infringes on a beach favoured by people who enjoy baring all. But behind the sand dunes, Papamoa streets have rapidly filled in with houses and the 100 retirement homes of Pacific Coast Village, a resort-sized community that is expected to double in size by early next year.


  16. Today's Analyst Moves: KB HomeRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 25 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 2.80 as current ratio, on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 0.19, and long-term debt to equity ratio remained 0.19. In light of the many issues surrounding this company, we thought it was a good time to take a close look at the numbers in order to form a realistic perspective on the fundamental picture for this stock.


  17. Where is the best place to list my vacation rental now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Bangor Daily News

    Disclaimer: By the time this is published, I'm sure there will be even more changes with the vacation rental listing companies. It seems every day one company or another tweaks their website or changes their terms and conditions.


  18. Top summer vacation destinations for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | WWLP

    This year, TripAdvisor's travelers' choice awards for destinations ranks New York City number one in the U.S.A. for the seventh consecutive year.


  19. Would you try snails?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | This Is Grimsby

    Hidden in one of Louth's historic side streets, Bar Castillejar brings Iberian flair to the area. Journalist Mark Page paid a visit ... Having consumed the delights produced by dozens of restaurants in the Grimsby area over the past few years, it has become increasingly difficult to find something fresh and surprising.


  20. Is this why Sydney is no longer a top holiday spot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Daily Mail

    Is this why Sydney is no longer a top holiday spot? How $50 can buy you a bungalow in Bali - but a room in Australia's biggest city will set you back $328 Sydney failed to make the top 25 on that list, but was named the best destination to visit in Australia It's no wonder Bali fared better, as holidaymakers get far more bang for their buck when it comes to hotels Bali has been voted the top holiday destination in the world by TripAdvisor while Sydney failed to crack the top 25. And it's no wonder considering the Indonesian island offers holidaymakers much more bang for their buck when it comes to holiday accommodation.