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Hotel standards fall as bashful Brits fail to complain

Hotel standards fall as bashful Brits fail to complain

9th Jul 2014 Press Release Hotel News Organisations & Operators

Over half (54 per cent) of British guests fail to complain about hotel cleanliness issues, according to new research from CheckSafetyFirst.com. The health and safety expert warns that hotels are allowing standards to slip because British guests, often stereotyped as reluctant grumblers, don’t complain to staff when they experience issues

When your cruise goes wrong, what can you do?

When your cruise goes wrong, what can you do?

22nd Feb 2013 Press Release Cruise News

As exhausted passengers were disembarking their disabled cruise ship on Valentine’s Day, many people thinking about booking a cruise of their own this year are thinking, “What if that had been my vacation”?

Congress Hearing on Cuba Travel Ban

Congress Hearing on Cuba Travel Ban

17th Nov 2009 Focus

At 10.00 am on Nov 19, 2009, the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs is going to hold a hearing titled ‘Is it Time to Lift the Ban on Travel to Cuba?

JAL: Banks reject bail out, government to step in

JAL: Banks reject bail out, government to step in

19th Oct 2009 Airline News

According to the latest reports in Asia, Japan’s three largest banks have decided to reject the Transport Ministry’s rehabilitation plan for the troubled JAL but the country’s new centre-left government is set to bail the company out.

Chavez seizes landmark Hilton

15th Oct 2009 Hotel News

President Hugo Chavez’s government has taken control of a landmark hotel run by Hilton on Margarita island, announcing another nationalization by socialist-run Venezuela.

Delta sued by travelers’ rights group

Delta sued by travelers’ rights group

15th Oct 2009 Press Release Airline News

Delta Air Lines has been charged in a US federal lawsuit this week with conspiring to obtain emails and computer files of the founder of a group that has been urging the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that would protect airline travellers from lengthy tarmac delays and other inconveniences.

Honduras tourism ‘set back 10 years’

Honduras tourism ‘set back 10 years’

12th Oct 2009 Tourism News

The damage to Honduras’ tourism sector as a result of the coup will take up to 10 years to repair, according to the minister of tourism of the country. Ricardo Martinez (pictured) said a large number of tourism projects and infrastructure improvements had been shelved due to the instability in the country.