Another Boeing 787 Dreamliner Has a Battery Problem

Filed under: Asia, Japan, Airlines, News Getty Images Japan Airlines grounded a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft today "after detecting smoke or gases that may have come from faults with the main battery," according to the BBC. Last year, all 787s were grounded for three months, CBS reports, after a "fire in a lithium ion battery…

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London, Rome, Paris Top TripAdvisor’s Most-Reviewed Cities List

Filed under: Europe, North America, France, United Kingdom, United States Alamy The litany of year-end travel-related lists continues. Today, it's TripAdvisor, which unveiled its most reviewed cities. Leading the way: London, Rome and Paris, according to the Telegraph. The top U.S city was New York, which ranked fourth overall -- a stunning blow for American…

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Sorry Indianapolis, You’re No Longer the Sole Location Offering TSA PreCheck Enrollment Background Checks

Filed under: North America, United States Getty Two weeks ago, the Transportation Security Administration announced that it would began allowing travelers to apply for its PreCheck program, "an expedited screening process" through airport security. Curiously though, the only airport in the country where travelers could complete the program's required background interview was Indianapolis International Airport.…

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From the Big Five to Bed and Breakfast – Travelport and NightsBridge bring more of Africa to the world

Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), the leading Travel Commerce Platform, today announced a new partnership with NightsBridge, Africa’s leading online distribution system for independent accommodation. Under its inaugural deal with a GDS operator, NightsBridge will add more than 3,000 independent properties to the over 650,000 hotel properties already available through Travelport’s award-winning Travel Commerce Platform.Travelport is able to…

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Wanted: 24/7 digital support AND human advice

Millennial business travelers in the UAE are driving an evolution in corporate travel by demanding both cutting-edge digital support throughout their trips and on-demand advice from human consultants, according to an independent global study commissioned by Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), the leading Travel Commerce Platform.The research, which surveyed 11,000 travelers in 19 countries who took at…

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Travelport announces Agency Commerce leadership changes in Americas and EMEA

Simon Ferguson (left) and Damien Hickey (right)Travelport, (NYSE: TVPT), the leading Travel Commerce Platform, announced today new leadership for its Agency Commerce teams in the Americas and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In the Americas, Simon Ferguson will become Managing Director, Agency Commerce for the region which spans the United States, Canada, and…

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