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Summer vacation prices are driven higher by surging demand
from Los Angeles Times
Americans will spend an average of $1,246 per person on summer vacations — about $100 more than last year, according to an online survey of 1,500 adults by American Express.
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U.S. transportation and infrastructure spending
from C-SPAN
Ray LaHood discusses his Building America's Future group's view that U.S. competitiveness and economic and job growth were all severely imperiled by the country's collapsing transportation infrastructure.
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Think you should marry her? Listen to Bill Murray first
from Men's Health
We dug around for some research to support Murray's advice and found that according to U.S. Travel, couples who traveled together reported greater long-term relationship satisfaction and success than pairs who stayed put.
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Travelers love, hate TSA's pre-check security lanes
from USA TODAY
The TSA has enrolled 273,489 passengers, and millions of others enrolled in Global Entry or other entry programs of U.S. Customs and Border Protection are automatically eligible for TSA's PreCheck program.
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    Obama promotes foreign tourism in upstate NY (The Washington Post)
Travel industry to Americans: "Take your vacation" (CBS News)
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U.S. hotel profit growth in 'sweet spot'
from Hotel News Now
Profit growth in the U.S. hotel industry has been on a fast track since the depths of the downturn in 2009.
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Industry all-stars to speak on 'Meetings Mean Business' panel at AIBTM
from Successful Meetings
Eight of the travel industry's heaviest hitters will convene at this year's Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition, participating in a special panel discussion on the "Meetings Mean Business Coalition."
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Brand USA organizes 'Discover America' seminars
from Travel Trends Today
With the aim of maintaining a positive and ongoing relationship with the travel trade, Brand USA conducted seminars to provide in-depth information on tourism products and attractions from the U.S.
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Travel industry to Americans: "Take your vacation"
CBS News
It's bad enough that U.S. workers get less paid vacation than their counterparts around the world, but many are afraid to take all the time off employers provide.

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D.C. proposes tripling city's tourism budget and setting aside $3.5 million for IPW
Washington Business Journal
The District's tourism boosters could get a big boost of their own next year if proposed funding in the 2015 budget is approved.

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Obama to pitch tourism at Baseball Hall of Fame
USA TODAY
Obama will travel to Cooperstown, New York, to give a tourism speech at the well-visited Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Plan business trips wisely for payoffs
from Asbury Park Press
Travel is an investment in growing and sustaining your business. As with any investment, you want to get the highest return.
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ESTO 2014: See You in Louisville!
from U.S. Travel Association
Every year at ESTO, destination marketing professionals learn cutting-edge best practices, network with colleagues and increase their competitiveness. Register today to join them in Louisville, KY, August 24-26.
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