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Tourists Claim Marriott Rescue Ship Denied Them Boarding After Hurricane Irma

Earlier this week, several cruise lines sent ships to rescue people stranded on Caribbean islands after Hurricane Irma ravaged the area. Hotel mega-chain Marriott attempted to undertake a similar rescue mission to St. 429 more words

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Marriott Plans to Woo Chinese Tourists in a Venture With Alibaba

Marriott International said on Monday it would partner with China’s Alibaba Group to tap into the growing number of Chinese consumers traveling abroad.

Marriott’s shares were up 3.5% in premarket trading. 92 more words


Summer trip tips: 5 U.S. cities for every traveler

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Summertime is ideal for making time off from work to travel, but with so many options it may be difficult to choose really one destination. 752 more words

Travelling with mother; San Francisco edition

Whilst New York didn’t exactly wow mother dearest, today we’re flying to San Francisco, the 1 US destination that mum has always wanted to visit. I’m just excited to be flying Virgin America! 1,223 more words


Travelling with mother; New York edition

She’d never been bothered about going to America. I first visited the States, New York City in fact, when I was 18, just 18, I flew out 2 days after my birthday and even then, I remember mum telling me that she wasn’t that bothered about going to America. 1,466 more words


REMINDER: Marriott Rewards Members - Book Your FREE Hawaiian Getaway NOW

Marriott Rewards Members!  Don’t forget that the Hotel + Flight Package with Southwest Airlines is ENDING MARCH 31!  You do not need to travel before March 31.   847 more words

When a reservation is not a reservation: On the ‘keeping’ of reservations

This is a story about reservations. It’s about what they are, why discerning travelers make them and why it’s a problem when a hotel, car rental agency or – in the case of this particular story – restaurant doesn’t seem to have the same understanding. 1,078 more words