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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.
Posted In: Travel

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

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.
Posted In: Travel

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

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.
Posted In: Travel

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.
Posted In: Travel

Passport problems keep travelers at home

Jun 13, 2007
The State Department recently relaxed passport requirements for travel abroad so it could dig out of a mountain of applications. But the temporary fix isn't working. A lot of travelers are stuck and losing money. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Crime, Travel, Washington

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

Europe ready to fight for Clean Sky

Jun 13, 2007
Leaders in Europe are bracing for harsh criticism from the White House over their new Clean Sky project designed to cut jet carbon emissions and reduce noise pollution, but they say they're just playing catch-up with the U.S. Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Missouri project will slow business traffic

Jun 11, 2007
The Show Me state is spending half a billion dollars to rebuild a 10-mile stretch of I-64 in the heart of St. Louis. The project's so big it's causing some businesses to take their own detours. Tom Weber reports.
Posted In: Travel

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