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Hotels

World’s most valuable hotel brand revealed (and it’s not the one you’d expect)

A busy little bee in the hospitality world has come up trumps in an annual hotel rankings report, knocking off last year’s title holder.

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Hotels

Hotel slammed after staff make creepy effigy of guest’s dead son

You can bet your butt this article is just as cringy and awful as the headline suggests. We actually feel better about every embarrassing misunderstanding we’ve had after reading this.

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Travel Agents

Man admits to murdering travel agent

The man who murdered a travel agent outside her work has admitted to the killing in a court hearing.

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Tourism

TUI outed for enormous gender pay gap; worst company in UK

by Daisy Doctor

If women are being paid less than men, surely our day-to-day living cost should reflect this. We’re calling for wine to be priced at $2 per bottle.

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Travel Agents

Get paid to be “professional slacker” at this travel company

by Hannah Edensor

Do your bosses frown upon sleeping on the job and sipping mimosas as you peruse Facebook? Well, have we got a job for you!

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Travel Agents

Introducing a travel agent that reads your mind

A company is boasting new technology that reads your mind to find your dream location, although it’s yet to figure out how many fingers we’re holding up.

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Technology

Google tries hand at packaging travel

by Hannah Edensor

Does Google’s global domination fill you with a hot fiery rage? Well turn the air-con on and prepare to feel angry.

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Wholesalers

Intrepid Promotes James Thornton To CEO

by Hannah Edensor

James Thornton steps up to take the Intrepid throne, although whether or not he actually gets a throne is still unconfirmed.

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Tourism

TUI faces legal action over Tunisia attack

by Hannah Edensor

The families of those killed in the 2015 Tunisia terror attack are preparing to sue TUI over the “unlawful” deaths of their loved ones.

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Travel Agents

Le boat & Sunsail plot future post-Travelopia sale

by Hannah Edensor

TUI offloads Travelopia and its 53 brands onto a private equity firm, but more importantly, will the farewell cake be chocolate or butter cream?

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Aviation

Etihad approves take-off to form major European Leisure Airline Group with TUI

Etihad and TUI plan to offer point-to-point flying to connect key European tourist markets in time for the busy summer season in 2017.

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Wholesalers

It’s not about being greedy: G Adventures

by Anne Majumdar

The “inevitable” end of the PEAK adventure travel group venture has worked to the advantage of G Adventures, says its founder.

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