Tag Archive: travel

May 10

City showcased at state travel fair

Longview Convention and Visitors Bureau attended the 58th Annual Texas Travel Counselors Conference and Texas Travel Industry’s Travel Fair in Lubbock April 22-25 according to Tourism Services Manager Margie Harris. The Texas Travel Industry Association’s Texas Travel Fair, an annual trade show for TTIA members only, and is held as part of the Texas Travel …

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Apr 26

Hospitality Employee of the Year to be recognized

The first full week in May is annually recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week, a tradition first celebrated in 1984. The front-line travel industry personnel in Longview for example, airport staff, hotel employees, restaurant, and retail workers interact with visitors daily. This year in honor of this special week the Longview Convention and Visitors …

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May 28

Make your vacation security checklist

By Jason Alderman With summer vacation right around the corner, you’re probably busy planning itineraries, shopping for new bathing suits and finishing up work projects. But before you completely check out, take a few minutes to review a few financial safeguards that could save you a ton of grief and money – and protect your …

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May 15

Avoid rude rental car surprises

By Jason Alderman I’m usually a pretty savvy traveler, but a recent car rental mishap reminded me that even when you take every precaution, things still can go awry. While planning a family vacation to Panama, I searched online for rental cars. One lower-cost rental car agency I’d never used before offered a significantly lower …

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Mar 27

LHS DECA triumphs

Six Longview High School DECA students earlier this month began plotting a course to bring home some statewide honors in 2013, according to the group’s advisor.   The students advanced to the state DECA competition in Corpus Christi after winning or placing at the district level earlier this year. The district meet included competitors from …

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Jul 07

Summer travel

By Texas AG Greg Abbott Summer has arrived, and travel companies across the country are capitalizing on the season by offering airfare, hotel and rental car specials. Fortunately, most vendors are honest brokers who offer good deals to their customers. However, any family trying to stay within their travel budgets should be cognizant of unexpected …

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