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Travel Trends

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Bedbugs: These Days a Traveler’s Biggest Risk

By Bobbly L. Hickman
It seems 2010 has been the “Year of Bedbugs”. Frequent media reports about infestations in upscale New York City hotels and clothing boutiques have put the pesky little critters at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Travelers…

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Travel Trends – Did a Bestseller Spark a Trend or Vice Versa?

By Bobby L. Hickman
If this summer’s anticipated hit movie Eat Pray Love leaves you ready to embark on your own international adventure for spiritual fulfillment, there is help. Several travel agents specialize in spiritually-oriented travel packages – and one…

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Travel Trends – Special Report on Gulf Beaches

By Bobby L. Hickman
May 31, 2010 – Can you keep the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill from wrecking your summer beach vacation?
While you can’t plug the underground leak that has spewed millions of gallons of crude oil into…

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Travel Trends – Are Travel Agents the Dinosaurs of the Industry?

By Bobby L. Hickman
Are travel agents obsolete in the digital age?
That’s a question many are asking these days. Consumers have 24/7 access to travel information online and even on their cell phones. Travelers can research a destination, find…

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Travel Trends – A Stonger Dollar May Make Europe Affordable Again

By Bobby Hickman
April 16, 2010 – With the U.S. dollar strengthening against both the euro and the British pound, experts say 2010 could become the best time to travel “across the pond” in recent years.
Both the euro and…

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Travel Trends – Getting Off the Ground

By Bobby L. Hickman
You’re at the airport, heading for a dream vacation, and your airline announced it is canceling your flight. What should you do now? And what are your rights anyway?
Unfortunately today, “There are no hard and…

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