Month: June 2021

1 Travel Stock to Watch as the Economy Recovers

Travel demand is spiking as COVID-19 restrictions die down, and it could create big opportunities in the stock market. In this Fool Live video clip, recorded on June 14, Fool.com contributor Toby Bordelon discusses why Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC) could be a particularly interesting stock to watch this summer and beyond. 

Toby Bordelon: This is Marriott Vacations. They are a timeshare operator. Let me share my screen here for you guys. Timeshares. This is different from the hotel, different from the hotel chain, separate companies, just keep that in mind. They say they are a hundred

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The Best Travel Cards for Fair Credit

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With the weather warming up and summer in full force, traveling and taking a vacation to a far-flung location may be on your mind. If you travel and fly frequently, travel credit cards are a great way to rack up points or miles to get free flights, hotel nights, access to airport lounges and other travel-related benefits. However, if you’re interested in signing up for

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Hotels will never be the same

With half of all Americans over age 12 fully vaccinated, and Covid-19 cases in the country at a low, many are itching to travel. After a year in their homes, Americans are ready for mints on their pillows and room service.

Hold up, though. If you’re planning on staying at a hotel, you’ll quickly learn they’re not the same. From contactless check-in to vending machine meals, chatbot concierges to heightened cleanliness certifications, it’s all part of the new normal for travel.

Hotels are more tech-driven than before, with individualized, digital customer service. “We know that the key to

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Travel industry calls for ‘clear roadmap’ and financial support after ‘catastrophic’ year

Travel industry worker calls for a ‘clear road map’

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Hundreds of crew, pilots and travel agents have gathered outside Westminster to protest and call for action. They asked the Government to help an industry that has been suffering for 18 months now.

Travel industry workers are demanding financial support and the sector to be reopened in order to save the summer.

Travel agent Kelly Cooks said: “The last 18 months for everybody in the travel industry have been absolutely catastrophic.”

She explained that what the industry demands is a clear plan to recover from the

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