A bird in a hotel hotel for a month?

A bird was spotted in a Sydney hotel room for a full month.The hotel in question, The Wyndham, was renting out rooms in November, and guests were invited to “sit in a guest room and relax”.It wasn’t until the next day, when the bird was again spotted by guests, that staff noticed that it had …

Why are the airlines leaving the market?

Airlines are leaving the markets in droves, and it is the airlines who are responsible.After years of losing money, airlines are struggling to stay afloat.This is a problem that has been compounded by a combination of government subsidies, lower fuel prices, and the inability to provide the airlines with the flexibility that the markets require.It …

Why travel agencies are the new high-tech hoteliers

Business travelers are increasingly taking on more of the financial burden for hotel and motels, and the high-end travel agencies that handle their costs are gaining in popularity.Many travel agents and hoteliers are now looking to be the new hoteliers.“They’re the new breed of hotelier,” said John R. Bogle, president of the National Travel Agents …

Why is Tom Brady not being called “The One”?

A year ago, the New England Patriots were already the most popular team in the AFC.The Broncos were the third-most popular team.It was an exciting time to be a fan, but one that has not lived up to the high expectations.The Patriots are the second-most-liked team in all of professional sports.And they’ve been playing for …

Travel agency that charges $15 for first visit to Italy

The first time an Italian tourist walks through the doors of a new Italian-themed travel agency and is greeted by a smiling, bearded woman, the man will have a very different reaction than the first time.Italian tourism company Axiom Travel Agency has launched a new business model that charges the tourist $15 (€14.50) for the …

New York Rangers have ‘very, very strong interest’ in Minnesota Wild defenseman Jason Pominville

Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher says he’s “very, much more than a little” interested in signing defenseman Jason Ponnuru from the Los Angeles Kings.Fletcher made that remark Wednesday in a conference call with reporters.“We’ve got a lot of interest,” Fletcher said.“There’s a lot that we’d like to get a feel for, and I don’t …

Which travel agencies have the best locations to stay in the United States?

The best places to stay can vary based on the state you live in, the travel agency you use, and even the region you’re in.That’s why our experts have put together a list of the top 25 travel agencies in the U.S. and a breakdown of what they offer.In addition to hotels and vacation rentals, …

Which travel agency offers the best prices?

Travel agency rates are often hotly debated and the debate continues over whether the same rates apply to all travel providers, or whether prices should be set on a sliding scale depending on whether you’re buying a flat rate or a discounted rate.If you’re looking to travel for the first time, here are some of …

Why Amity’s trip to Chicago is so big: Here’s why the brand can’t wait to get back

Amity Travel Agency’s brand was on the rise when the brand launched its first trip to the city in 2009.The Chicago-based travel agency had been struggling for years with its relationship with local retailers, especially discount stores like Kohl’s and Gap.It had to go on the offensive in 2013 with a $25 million renovation of …