3M Privacy Filters is introducing a smartphone-compatible version of its travel website AirportPrivacyHavens.com, so that with their smartphones holiday travelers in the U.S. can easily locate the best private spaces at airports, which are otherwise often hard to locate.

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New research in the UK shows the online reputations of so-called low-fare airlines have nose-dived in recent months, as disquiet grows among customers about misleading charges.

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All airlines flying to, from or via the United States will have to collect Secure Flight passenger information from each passenger from October 31, under the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s Secure Flight requirement.

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Red Lion Hotels Corporation has introduced a new corporate-rate program, celled the Red Lion Business Travel Advantage Program, specifically designed to serve the needs of smaller companies.

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Virgin America has launched a partnership with Google to offer free in-flight WiFi to all of its passengers during the 2009 festive season.

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More UK residents would rather jet off on weekend breaks with friends than go away for romantic mini-breaks with their significant others, a survey by AA Travel Insurance has found.

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With time and money precious as Christmas approaches, British travelers are still looking to get away for winter vacations but are seeking to maximize their holidays and minimize their costs by booking eight- and nine-night breaks, a study by Monarch Holidays has found.

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The National Park Foundation, the official national non-profit-charity partner of America’s National Parks, has produced a 2009 list of the most photogenic U.S. national parks for fall foliage.

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Daily U.S. newspaper USA Today has developed a free iPhone travel application available for download from the Apple App Store.

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In response to growing interest in “green” hotels from its members, the American Automobile Association has launched a program to highlight AAA-Approved lodgings that have been eco-certified through a well-established government or private program.

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Virgin Atlantic Airways passengers can now secure their travel documents at the same time as their flight tickets, through a new partnership with CIBT to offer one-stop shopping online for flight tickets, visas and passports.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) plans is levying a record fine against Spirit Airlines for violating DOT consumer regulations.

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Following the recent introduction of its booking engine, ‘Book and Fly’, Star Alliance has changed its website from an informational site into a booking site.

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On September 15 American Airlines is putting into effect the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA’s) new Secure Flight program for customers who purchase tickets on or after that date.

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Virgin Atlantic Airways has amended its checked baggage policy to introduce a “piece system” across its network from November 25 for all tickets booked after that date.

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Hong Kong-based Travelzen Group Limited is offering online booking of flights between China and Taiwan, just a week after the establishment of scheduled cross-straits flights between the two Chinese states.

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Transatlantic Translations has launched an on-demand service called LangCommLingo to provide business and leisure travelers with instant, over-the telephone-access to interpreters in more than 150 languages 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

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From September 2, United Airlines will accept only credit and debit cards for most onboard purchases on transatlantic flights and on flights to and from Brazil and Argentina.

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Virgin Atlantic Airways has become the first airline to launch an e-ticketing agreement with high-speed-rail company Eurostar, allowing passengers to book Eurostar tickets for onward high-speed-train journeys between London and Lille, Paris, Brussels and other Belgian cities.

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