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Airbnb offers authenticity and a few challenges in Havana

...there's no central database. These accommodations, called "casas particulares," get guests through word of mouth, travel agents, street signs, TripAdvisor and even taxi drivers paid to steer visitors their way.Jonathan Ashton, who lists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-06-25/airbnb-offers-authenticity-a
Kirby: Welcome to James Brown's town

...their homes and leave town this week. Where do you think they went?Chronicle reporter Doug Stutsman polled several travel agents last month and found cruises, Florida beaches and Disney World were popular for Augustans on the road this week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-06/kirby-welcome-james-browns-to
Tourists flocking to Cuba 'before the Americans come'

...impossible to get a room at Havana's best hotels. Some travel agents report being turned away when trying to book group reservations...begun marketing its sea voyages directly to Americans.Travel agents that have been doing business here for years are aware...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-23/tourists-flocking-cuba-ame
Louise O'Connor

...Schools, flight attendant for the American Airlines based in New York, and spent 30 years in the travel industry as a Travel Agent, including co-ownership of Custom Travel, specializing in high end corporate and international leisure travel...

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Shirley Anderson

...home since 1950 and was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection. Mrs. Anderson worked for many years as a Travel Agent in the Aiken and Augusta area for Southern Travel Agency and AAA. She owned and operated Ticket to Travel in "the...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173908140
Nancy Parris

...wife of Richard Mills Parris, daughter of the late Raymond and Martha Herman Campbell. Nancy spent 30 years as a travel agent, the last 17 of which were spent at Morris Travel. She was an active member of St. Teresa's where she was involved...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173818819
US travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism

...visit. And there is a tiny, but robust business in transporting people to Cuba.Most operators are tiny storefront travel agents in the Miami area with names like Alina's Travel Co. and Gina's Travel Services. Those agents then charter planes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/us-travel-industry-carefully-
US travel industry has been quietly looking to expand into Cuba

...And there is a tiny ? but robust ? business in transporting people to Cuba.Most operators are small storefront travel agents in the Miami area with names like Alina's Travel Co. Those agents then charter planes from carriers like American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/us-travel-industry-has-bee
Augusta residents spending on summer trips

...aren't shying away from taking vacations, both near and far, during the peak summer travel season this year.Local travel agents are reporting that just as many, if not more, customers are booking trips this summer as last year."My activity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-11/augusta-res
Technology making some jobs less needed

...carrier, farmer, meter reader and travel agent. CareerCast gleaned data from...workers, such as meter readers and travel agents, also have seen computers replace...Margaret Centers, a local travel agent for more than 35 years, said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-30/technology-