Trump’s Cuba Policy Could Be a Setback for Travel Industry

National polls suggest that Donald Trump’s chances of being elected president on Nov. 8 are becoming increasingly slim, but for the growing segment of the travel industry that is investing in newly opened Cuba, those slim chances present a significant threat to business interests.

The Travel Agent Community Reacts to New Terror Attacks in New York

Travel agents were dismayed and saddened by the spate of recent terrorist incidents in New York City, New Jersey and Minneapolis, but they remain calm in the face of what is now the new reality in our post 9/11 world.

Travel Agents Rely on Social Media to Generate Buzz on New Destinations

Social media = small world. That’s the consensus among savvy agents who capitalize on the fact that as a result of the worldwide reach of social media, their clients may come from anywhere.

The Travel Industry 15 Years after 9/11

Susan Peavey opened her travel agency on Feb. 1, 2001. At first, business was going really strong, she says, as she worked on bringing in Jamaican workers to the States and booking their return flights for September. Then everything changed. Seven months later, on Sept. 11, the country was struck by multiple terrorist attacks.

Cuba’s Hotel Challenges: A Guide to All the Projects in Process

Hotels are overwhelmed and Cuba can’t build new hotels fast enough to cope with the boom in visitors from the US and around the world. Last year 3,524,779 people visited Cuba, a 17 percent increase on the year before.

Regular Cuba Flights May Step Up the Lobby to Jettison the Travel Ban

Not surprisingly, the airline industry also intensified its Cuba-related lobbying efforts before the DOT awarded scheduled flight slots to Cuban airports.

U.S. Hoteliers Are Singing the Blues

Two of the three demand and supply indicators of current business activity that make up Hotel Industry's Pulse (HIP) Index had a positive contribution to its change in July: Hotel Jobs and Total Spending on Hotels.

Cuba Juggles its Accommodation Hats to Cater to Increasing Demand

The madness of Havana hotel pricing can be seen in a ‘Havana Getaway’ marketed by InsightCuba in the U.S. which is offering three nights and breakfast for two at the Melia Cohiba with airfare and legal People-to-People activities in November for a staggering $5,100.

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National polls suggest that Donald Trump’s chances of being elected president on Nov. 8 are becoming increasingly slim, but for the growing segment of the travel industry that is investing in newly opened Cuba, those slim chances present a significant threat to business interests.

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Travel agents were dismayed and saddened by the spate of recent terrorist incidents in New York City, New Jersey and Minneapolis, but they remain calm in the face of what is now the new reality in our post 9/11 world.

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Social media = small world. That’s the consensus among savvy agents who capitalize on the fact that as a result of the worldwide reach of social media, their clients may come from anywhere. 

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Susan Peavey opened her travel agency on Feb. 1, 2001. At first, business was going really strong, she says, as she worked on bringing in Jamaican workers to the States and booking their return flights for September.

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The surge in visitors to Cuba, brought on by the December 2014 detente between the island and the U.S., caught the Caribbean nation unawares.

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