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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel Industry News: January 29, 2013

Southwest Airlines is now a Club Carlson partner. Yeah, I’m a week late to report this news, but I just learned about it last night. Now through March 31, Rapid Rewards members can earn double points in a promotional offer. The 2012 United Nations WTO traveler numbers are in and 1.035 billion tourists crossed international…

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Airline ticket tax holiday short-lived, but long-term FAA funding far more critical

The partial shutdown of the FAA ended yesterday, but it’s only a temporary reprieve and I still hold firm in my disgust of politicians and their ability to hold citizens hostage from their employment. Sixteen days went by where airlines didn’t have to collect federal taxes that fund not only the salaries of Federal Aviation…

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