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June 20, 2016 - Skift

How Tiny Silver Airways Plans to Win in Cuba and Beyond - by Brian Sumers

When the U.S. Department of Transportation announced recently which airlines could fly the first scheduled flights to Cuba in more than 50 years, most of carriers selected were familiar to travelers, including American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and JetBlue Airways.

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Europe, according to tour operator experts, may be seeing a generation shift in leisure travel demand. Increased interest in emerging destinations and cities with more unique cultures is shifting how people are vacationing this summer and into the future.

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June 18, 2016 - Skift

Messaging Travel Bots and 7 Other Digital Trends This Week - by Sara Enelow

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts we highlight the stories that tackle these trends. This one looks at top digital trends.

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June 14, 2016 - Bloomberg

California Overtakes France to Become Sixth-Largest Economy - by Alison Vekshin

California has overtaken France as the world’s sixth-largest economy, fueled by strong growth and the U.S. dollar’s gains against foreign currencies, state data released Tuesday show.

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The nation’s leading airlines, already feuding with the Transportation Security Administration, are now taking on Congress. The trade group Airlines for America on Thursday said Congress should reverse a 2013 decision that diverted $12.6 billion in passenger-security fees to reducing the federal budget deficit. The airlines want that money to pay for airport security screening.

 

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