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NYC tourism headed to China

Jun 26, 2007
New York City has made the list. It's reached a deal to be added to a select group of U.S. tourism destinations allowed to promote themselves to Communist China's booming middle class. They have cash and they're ready to travel, Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Canada, New York, Travel
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Brazil stuck on the runway

Jun 25, 2007
A work slowdown by Brazil's air traffic controllers demanding higher pay and better working conditions has meant lengthy delays for passengers on hundreds of flights. And those are the ones that finally got off the ground. Dan Grech has more.
Posted In: Canada, Travel
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Expedia thinks it's buying low

Jun 19, 2007
Expedia announced it will spend about $3.5 billion to buy back almost half of its outstanding shares. Jeff Tyler reports on what the move says about the state of the company and the Internet travel industry overall.
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Some assembly still required at Boeing

Jun 19, 2007
Boeing got a $9 billion order today, mostly for its new 787 Dreamliner aircraft. But the company's having some problems as it prepares to deliver the jet. Jeremy Hobson reports.
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Reality's new spin on tourism

Jun 19, 2007
A tour company in India is opening a new world to visitors. It's offering guided tours through the Dharavi squatter settlement, the largest urban slum in Asia. Miranda Kennedy has the story.
Posted In: Canada, Travel
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Nations vie to be among '7 Wonders'

Jun 18, 2007
A worldwide competition is going on now to name a "New 7 Wonders of the World." For many countries, particularly those in Latin America, it's not just their national pride that's at stake. Dan Grech reports.
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Boeing flying high in Paris

Jun 18, 2007
The weeklong Paris Air Show began today in Europe. Airbus has already announced a couple big orders for its planes, but rival Boeing is in such a dominant position, it's certain to stay on top of the industry for now, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel
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New Marriott brand will be boutique

Jun 15, 2007
Marriott is teaming with famed boutique designer Ian Schrager to develop a new, edgier brand to compete for a new, younger class of business travelers. Ashley Milne-Tyte has details.
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Southwest ready to play with others

Jun 14, 2007
Southwest carries more passengers than any other U.S. airline, but profits are sagging and there are seats to fill so it's finally going to sell tickets through the same booking engine other airlines use. But you're still not getting an assigned seat, Jill Barshay reports.
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Even he's still waiting for his passport

Jun 13, 2007
It seems there are no exceptions to passport complications, not even for a former high-ranking federal official like commentator Robert Reich. He tells his story.
Posted In: Travel, Washington

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