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This Week in Travel


Nov 11, 2009

* The brouhaha about the #FollowMeAtSea which raised questions about green travel, cruising and different styles of travel

http://blog.amateurtraveler.com/2009/11/08/how-green-are-cruises-by-the-numbers/
http://www.nancydbrown.com/journal/2009/11/5/environmental-impact-of-cruise-ships.html
http://matadorchange.com/should-travel-writers-care-about-their-environmental-impact/
http://myitchytravelfeet.com/2009/11/10/whats-a-travel-blogger-to-do/
http://www.cruiseindustryfacts.com/environment/regulations-and-compliance/
* http://www.bootsnall.com/articles/09-11/stupid-travel-arguments-and-why-we-should-stop-having-them.html

* American Airlines worker fired for replying to web user complaint
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/6531610/American-Airlines-worker-fired-for-replying-to-web-user-complaint.html

* (duh) - Hawaiian Airlines repeats as nation's most punctual carrier
http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/20091109/BREAKING03/91109065?source=rss_breaking

Tarmac delay hall of shame: Delta, American — please take a bow!
http://www.elliott.org/blog/tarmac-delay-hall-of-shame-delta-american-please-take-a-bow/

Afraid of Flying? There’s an App for That (Kinda)
http://gadgetwise.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/11/06/afraid-of-flying-there-an-app-for-that-kinda/

US Travel Industry to Add 90K American Jobs in 2010
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/15120146/US-Travel-Industry-to-Add-90K-American-Jobs-in-2010

British Airways to Lay Off Thousands
http://www.smartertravel.com/blogs/today-in-travel/british-airways-to-lay-off-thousands.html?id=3810343&source=ss_twitter

Many tour firms 'facing collapse'
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/6513301/Many-tour-firms-facing-collapse.html

http://twalk.in/