Which airline is better for the homeless?

The Huffington Post has launched a new travel app called “The Hike,” in an attempt to help the homeless.The app will allow users to see their travel itinerary for free, and will also allow people to pay for the trips via cash, credit cards, and PayPal.It’s a great idea, and the app is being touted …

Thai tour operator to reopen in Florida

The operator of Thailand travel agency Paradise Travel Agency said Wednesday it plans to reopen the facility in Florida’s Daytona Beach and will be adding more jobs to the area.The company said it expects to hire nearly 50 new employees in Daytona Beach.Paradise has closed its former office in Daytona, where it was based, and …

What you need to know about the Cancun airport, and the new Cancuan hotel

Travel agencies are getting more creative with how they advertise their wares on the internet, with some offering to help people with disabilities navigate the new arrivals.One agency, Artemisa Travel Agency, has offered to help disabled travelers navigate the airport.“They’ve been working with the Department of Transportation and other agencies to help with getting people …

What is an Airbnb host?

Travel agency LSR, a company that provides accommodation and travel services in the UK, has raised £1.8m in funding from the Australian Government, a move that will see it expand its travel agency network to cover more countries in the world.The investment will see LSR’s travel agents operate in more countries and provide a wider …

Malaysia Airlines to replace Brazil travel agency with Maldives agency

Malaysia Airlines said on Tuesday that it is replacing its Brazilian travel agency in the Maldives with a Maldives-based agency that specializes in tourism.The announcement came as Brazil’s new president Rodrigo Caputo said the country would work with Maldivian authorities to bring back its popular tourist agency Mavi Travel Agency.Mavi was shut down in 2013 …

New Zealand Airlines launches new travel agency to compete with travel agents in Asia and the Americas

New Zealand airlines are launching a new travel agent network in Asia.Key points:Airline will use the company’s global network to compete against domestic travel agentsThe new service, called AirKiloweb, will start in Australia and the US on January 2The company will use a combination of its existing network of domestic and international travel agents to …

New York Times’ Trip Advisor: ‘We’ve got a lot of competition’

A trip adviser for a luxury travel company has told The New York Daily News that it’s “much more difficult” to find an affordable travel deal than to find a good hotel for a stay in New York City.Lauren Green, a trip director for the New York-based boutique travel agency Luxury Travel, said her clients …

How to book a cruise ship in Shanghai

With a city that boasts of a rich culture of tourism, you’d think that Shanghai would be a tourist-friendly destination.But with a growing number of cruise ships entering Shanghai and a thriving online shopping and dining scene, it’s become even more difficult to find a good cruise ship to book your trip.Here’s how to get …

You’re Not The Only Travel Agency That Doesn’t Have A Passcode

You know that annoying little sign that says “Passcode Required?”It’s kind of annoying, but it’s true.And while you may not want your travel agency’s customers to have access to that info, there are plenty of travel agencies out there that do, like Expedia and United Airlines.You don’t have to worry about that anymore.Now, we know …