Although Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman made the Moroccan port city famous, the old architecture gives way to a contemporary nightlife, boutiques and cafes. From May 17 to June 12, Morocco's national airline, Royal Air Maroc, is offering a special promotional fare starting at $499 on its Web site, and after arriving, visit a Gothic and Art Deco cathedral or landmark Rialto theater, not to mention the many Moroccan restaurants.
More than 3,000 travel agents are taking advantage of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car customizable travel agency incentive program, which is three times the number of agents using it at the end of last year, according to the company. Agents can receive up to 15% on car rentals by choosing their own pay plan, and agents can choose one of several commission rates that range from 5% to 15% on rental rates.
Northwest Airlines said its top fliers will not pay a fee for access to some aisle and exit-row seats. The change is a response to letters, e-mails and Internet postings protesting the pricing plan, which Northwest said will bring in $15 million in revenue in its first year.
Travelers are making their summer plans earlier than ever, and experts are advising early reservations to avoid full flights or hotels. Forbes lists 12 hotels and resorts that likely will be popular spots for the summer but that still have availability.