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  • Kenya Travel Alert
    The State Department alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Kenya that Kenya’s Elections Commission has announced that new Presidential elections will be held on October 26, 2017. ...
  • Europe Travel Alert
    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe.This travel alert expires on November 30, 2017. Recent, widely reported ...
  • Hurricane and Typhoon Season 2017 Travel Alert
    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane and Typhoon Seasons in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico.Hurricane and ...

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  • Google Parent Company Invests in Lyft
    Lyft has raised $1 billion in a financing round led by CapitalG, the growth investment fund of Google parent company Alphabet. The financing brings Lyft's total valuation to $11 billion. CapitalG partner ...
  • Latam Adds New Destinations in U.S. & Europe
    In 2018, Latam will add service from Sao Paulo to Boston, Lisbon and Rome. The service to Boston and Lisbon will begin in the middle of the year, each pending regulatory ...
  • Hurricanes Deal $185 Million Blow to United in Q3
    United Airlines' passenger revenue declined 0.9 percent year over year to $8.5 billion in the third quarter as the carrier took a $185 million income hit from hurricane-related flight cancellations. The carrier cancelled ...
  • Amex GCS Q3 Billings Rose 10 Percent YOY
    Card-billed business for American Express Global Commercial Services, the division that houses corporate cards, increased 10 percent year over year in the third quarter to $109.7 billion, thanks to higher cardholder spending. ...
  • JetBlue Launches New Distribution Strategy
    JetBlue is pulling content from a dozen online "lower-yield" online travel agencies as part of a new cost-cutting online distribution strategy focused on direct bookings. The affected agencies are largely ...
  • Gett Users Soon Will Be Able to Book Carey International Cars
    In a few weeks, users of U.K.-based Gett's ride-hailing app will be able to book Carey International black car services through the app and Gett's One Transport platform, ...
  • Squeri Will Replace Chenault as Amex CEO
    After 37 years with American Express, president and CEO Ken Chenault will retire in February. Stephen Squeri, currently group president of Global Corporate Services, will replace him. We're starting a new ...
  • AccorHotels Goes Live on TripLink
    AccorHotels has gone live on Concur TripLink, which means that customers who link their Concur and AccorHotels Le Club loyalty program accounts can access company-negotiated rates when they book on ...