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Some tourist towns hit hard by Hurricane Irene

Aug 29, 2011
Many businesses on the East Coast shut down over the weekend for Hurricane Irene. But for tourist industries that depend on the summer months to keep them going throughout the year, losing a few days of business can have big effects.
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Airbnb is sorry enough to give you a $50,000 guarantee

Aug 2, 2011
Airbnb, the travel start-up that matches travelers with people looking to rent their home or apartment, is fending off a recent rash of really bad...
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Airbnb users has apartment trashed

Jul 28, 2011
Airbnb is an online service that helps home owners hook up with vacationers looking to rent apartments or houses. The idea is simple, while you're...
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Tough economy forces states to rethink tourism funding

Jun 30, 2011
For years, the state of Washington has lured tourists to the Pacific Northwest with images of snow-capped mountains and Orca whales. But with a state budget fight in store, that marketing has come to an abrupt end.
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Cutting down on the cost of summer travel

Jun 22, 2011
With the Fourth of July just around the corner, L.A. Times consumer columnist David Lazarus explains what travelers can expect from online travel sites, and offers some easy ways to cut costs from your vacation.
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Groupon wants to give you travel deals

Jun 2, 2011
At the All Things D conference on Wednesday, Groupon announced a new discount travel service: Groupon Getaways with Expedia. ...
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Delta Air Lines wants to permanently eliminate 'lost' bags

May 27, 2011
A new feature tracks your luggage the same way FedEx or UPS tracks a package. But will it get airline passengers to check bags more often?
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High gas prices drive up summer travel costs

May 27, 2011
AAA's Heather Hunter discusses this year's high gas prices, and how they will affect summer travel. Already, gas prices are more than $1 per gallon higher than they were last year, but travelers seem undeterred.
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U.S. visas are hard to get

May 18, 2011
Travel and tourism companies say many more business people from China, Brazil and India would visit the U.S., but bureaucratic hurdles prevent that.
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Lonely Planet snubs U.K.

May 12, 2011
The well-known travel guide recently released its Great Britain review, saying the country is not a good choice for cash-conscious or adventurous tourist.
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