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2011-06-07 19:14:37

Cash bonuses can help hotel operators lure back disappointed customers who were displaced during overbooking snags, according to Penn State researchers.

2009-11-19 16:52:00

NAPA, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today travelers across the country headed to their airports only to find out they'd be held hostage to an FAA glitch.

2008-09-15 15:00:23

BOSTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- While still an unfamiliar term to most, travelers will soon face the effects of the airline industry's latest way of trying to make money: capacity cuts.

2008-08-23 12:00:40

As overbooking on crowded U.S. airlines grows, so may demands for compensations from bumped passengers, an analyst said.

2008-08-18 21:00:21

From our Travel Blog: commercialappeal.com/travelblog With the recent flight and route cutbacks by the airlines, planes are more packed than ever.

2008-08-14 00:00:31

By Saurabh Sinha NEW DELHI: Denial of boarding on a flight due to overbooking or for operational reasons may be a common occurrence at Indian airports.

2008-06-25 00:00:00

By Jon Hilkevitch, Chicago Tribune Jun.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.