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8/20/2018

Miami visitors looking to ditch the standard tourist itinerary should try the city's culturally diverse bars and restaurants. Travelers can get a feel for German culture by dining on traditional Bavarian food at Royal Bavarian Schnitzel Haus and taste craft beer while enjoying a Chicago-style scene at sports bar Tap 79.

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8/20/2018

If you keep standard work hours, you could be losing out on business, because we live in a 24/7 environment, Mike Marchev advises. Even though you should be mindful of a work-life balance, it's best to structure your work hours to maximize your availability to your clients.

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8/17/2018

An editorial in the Dallas Morning News applauds Southwest Airlines' decision that cats and dogs are the only emotional support animals allowed to fly in the passenger cabin, and that travelers who say they need the animals for assistance are required to provide medical documentation.

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8/17/2018

The FedEx Express Mid-Atlantic Hub at North Carolina's Piedmont Triad International Airport is looking to hire about 400 workers in the coming months. "We have significant pickup and delivery operations at the Greensboro hub that will only grow with this expansion," FedEx spokesman Jim Masilak said.

8/17/2018

Southwest Airlines joined with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant Brynn Hennessey's wish to be an actress. The carrier flew the 13-year-old to Hollywood and gave her a role in a national commercial.

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8/17/2018

United Airlines' MileagePlus rewards program has been voted Favorite Frequent-Flyer program by the readers of Trazee Travel. "We are extremely proud that our customers voted MileagePlus as the favorite frequent-flyer program. United continues to build and improve our loyalty program that provides great value for all of our members, while offering a variety of earning and redemption opportunities," said Luc Bondar, United's MileagePlus president and loyalty program vice president.

8/16/2018

Montreal is full of artsy attractions. Travelers can watch a light show inside Notre Dame Basilica, view the city's skyline at Mount Royal park and explore an assortment of exhibits at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.

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TravelPulse
8/16/2018

Targeting a niche specialty such as luxury rail travel or fly-fishing has several advantages, industry leaders say. By microspecializing, agents can gain new clients while following their own passions.

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Travel Weekly
8/16/2018

J.D. Power has released its 2018 Airline Loyalty Program Satisfaction Study, with JetBlue Airways' TrueBlue program taking the top spot. The frequent-flier programs for Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines ranked second and third, respectively.

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USA Today
8/16/2018

Southwest Airlines will launch seasonal nonstop flights from Rochester, N.Y., to Fort Myers, Fla., in February and March 2019. The weekly Saturday flights are expected to carry 400 more travelers to Florida during the winter season, said Monroe County, N.Y., official Cheryl Dinolfo.

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