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 …

How to Survive a Travel Trip to Shenzhen

As the country gears up to mark the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of the Tiananmen Square uprising, the United States is embarking on its biggest international travel push ever.The White House announced Thursday that it will begin a four-day, $1 billion, seven-nation tour aimed at boosting international tourism and attracting new business, with Chinese …