Travel Opinion

Did Trump Change How Americans Travel to Cuba?

Destination Updates
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On Friday, June 16, 2017, Donald Trump made a major policy announcement that could markedly affect the ability of Americans to visit Cuba or do business there. Initially, Trump appeared set to totally scrap the steps President Obama took to discard over a half-century of failed “isolationist” policy toward Cuba and engage the Cuban people […]

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Travel “Rip-Offs” Or “Fair Deals”?

Consumer Alerts
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Q: Is “less” ever “more” when it comes to travel expenses? A: Sometimes, and you aren’t going to be happy when it happens to you. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2016 Dick Jordan

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Online Restaurant and Ride Booking: What’s It Worth?

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Usually stories about technology run on Tales Told From The Road on Fridays, such as how to use an app, how to use a Website, how to use a piece of gear, or how to use technology for travel. But today’s piece offers something different: Commentary and what restaurant booking service, Open Table, and car […]

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A Tale of Two Airline “Image” Campaigns

Travel News Updates
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(This Friday:  “Upcoming Changes in the Air Travel Experience.”) Two airlines—Ireland’s Ryanair and U.S. “legacy” carrier United Airlines— are trying to improve the image the flying public has of their customer service. When Irish Eyes Are Smiling Irish writer and poet, Oscar Wilde, famously said that “There is only one thing in life worse than […]

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