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Thomas Cook: No Slump in Holiday Travel

By: rachel | Date: January 31, 2008 | Categories: Business Travel News

The British travel company reports that tougher economic conditions have not hurt demand for its services and annual profits rose 26% Read More at BusinessWeek…

Martyn Day recalls the time he arrived in Abidjan, Ivory Coast’s commercial capital, to find a sight that few other British lawyers on business trips see: a tank parked outside his hotel. Read More at FT.com via Yahoo! News…

A federal judge has resigned from the board of a corporate-funded group that provides free seminars and trips to judges after a judicial ethics panel recommended he quit. Two other judges remain on the board, either unaware of the ethics advice or unconcerned by it. Read More at San Diego Union-Tribune…

An internal review of travel expenditures by Smithsonian Institution museum directors found no other problems after a former leader came under fire last year for his use of luxury airfare, hotels and limousines, officials said Wednesday. “We’re getting questions, as you can imagine, from members of Congress,” acting Smithsonian Secretary Cristian Samper told The Associated […]

Catch a ride on the

By: rachel | Date: January 30, 2008 | Categories: Business Travel News

A new ride-sharing air charter business is set to begin service at Rapid City Regional Airport on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Read More at Rapid City Journal…

It’s been a whirlwind two weeks for the Dodge High basketball teams filled with various tournaments of champions and numerous trips to Pratt. Tonight things calm down. Sort of. Read More at The Dodge City Daily Globe…

WEBJET founder and managing director David Clarke is not upset that his attempt to take over online travel agency Travel.com has been gazumped by online accommodation company Wotif. Read More at Australian IT…

Theft and elder fraud charges have been filed against two San Jose area travel agency owners who allegedly bilked hundreds of clients of more than $1 million in travel fees paid for trips that were never provided. Read More at San Jose Mercury News…

Catch a ride on the

By: rachel | Date: | Categories: Business Travel News

A new ride-sharing air charter business is set to begin service at Rapid City Regional Airport on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Read More at Rapid City Journal…

U.S. officials said Tuesday that they didn’t expect border traffic to get worse due to a new identification rule set to take effect Thursday. But business leaders continued to fret that the new requirement would slow the already-pinched flow of American tourists going to Mexico. Read More at North County Times…