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Tourism Technology Continues to Gain Ground

By DONNA BALANCIA Technology offers a range of options for travelers in booking and planning vacations and business trips. That means hotels have to plan to accommodate a range of … Continue reading

June 17, 2017

Cruise ships’ crime reporting examined

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) — The U.S. Congress is looking into the cruise ship industry and how it handles crimes at sea.Victims of shipboard crimes want lawmakers to regulate the … Continue reading

August 31, 2012

COMPANY TOWN : Donna Balancia – Chick-fil-A and Marriott

God and Gay Marriage: What Chick-fil-A Could Learn From Marriott By DIANE BRADY, Bloomberg Businessweek — A few months ago, I had an interesting conversation with Bill Marriott. As a … Continue reading

July 27, 2012

Pressing Press Trips

Editor’s note: Travelllll.com suggests respect for the travel blogger is long overdue… While we’re on the subject of freebies, let’s take a quick look at press trips. If you’ve never … Continue reading

July 10, 2012

Checking In? Hidden Ways Hotels Court Guests Faster

By ANDREA PETERSEN, WSJ — Hotels are amping up their efforts to make a good first impression. The goal: Dazzle guests during the first, crucial 15 minutes of their stay—or at … Continue reading

April 18, 2012

Ron Jon lines up surf park financing

Ron Jon lines up surf park financing BY DONNA BALANCIA FLORIDA TODAY, Jan. 16, 2003 — ORLANDO — Some wealthy surfers, a shopping center landlord and an ex-sports magazine editor … Continue reading

January 16, 2003

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