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DAILY BULLETIN
May 24, 2017
Egypt has booking upswing
after rough period
Operators are reporting a sudden uptick in bookings this year, robust enough to generate fresh investment and a more bullish travel outlook for the country.
Brand USA on the chopping block
The Trump administration’s proposed budget would eliminate funding for the public-private organization that promotes international travel to the U.S.
AmaWaterways going big to add amenities for new vessel
The river cruise company decided to do something no one has done in awhile: It will sacrifice full river access to build a ship nearly twice the width of existing vessels.
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Dan Hotels’ Raffi Sadeh
Senior editor Danny King spoke with the company’s CEO about its plans in Israel and India.
Study: Airline mergers don’t
hurt on-time performance
In fact, routes that had previously been served by both merged carriers saw improvements three to five years after the merger.
Airbnb to collect hotel
occupancy tax in USVI
“This is good for our government because it streamlines the collection process and enables more of our residents to participate in the visitor industry." Gov. Kenneth Mapp said.
Royal Princess to sail
Mexican Riviera cruises
Princess Cruises will do nine overnight stays in Cabo San Lucas.
Southwest launching another Punta Cana route
The airline will fly to the Dominican Republic destination from Fort Lauderdale.
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