How Google Barged Into The Travel Business

Google's slow-but-steady march into the travel and local listings business continues this week with its latest acquisition: Frommer's, the popular travel guidebook series.

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Ikea travel

Ikea Hotels? Swedish Furniture Chain Branching Into Budget-Chic Lodging

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Ikea, the Swedish store known for its affordable DIY home furnishing, is branching into a new arena: the hotel business.

TSA news

Alleged Racial Profiling At Boston Logan Raises Questions: Does TSA’s ‘Behavior Detection’ Really Work?

Aug 13, 2012

The Transportation Security Administration’s “expanded behavior detection” pilot program at Boston Logan International Airport was supposed to be the model for airports nationwide, but reports of rampant racial profiling has ...

Tongariro Alpine Crossing news

New Zealand Volcano Erupts, Sparks Tourist Interest In Tongariro National Park

Aug 09, 2012

Mount Tongariro, a long-dormant volcano on New Zealand’s North Island, erupted Monday night. Now, tourists are eager to check out the changed landscape along one of the nation's most popular treks.

Nepal news

Trekking In Nepal? Guides To Become Mandatory For All Foreign Tourists

Aug 06, 2012

Gone are the days of solo trekking in Nepal. Government officials have announced that, beginning in September, all tourists who wish to trek in the country must be accompanied by at least one government-approved porter or guide.

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