Travel http://kplu.org en Business travel on the rise http://kplu.org/post/business-travel-rise <p>The travel industry usually experiences a bump in leisure travel from June through August. What better time to see the world &ndash; or grandma &ndash; than when little Susy is out of school? But this year the domino effect of rising fuel prices leading to rising airline ticket prices means families are staying put. Luckily for Seattle&rsquo;s hotel industry, summer business travelers are taking their place. Wed, 15 Jun 2011 17:44:23 +0000 Vanessa Romo 1875 at http://kplu.org Business travel on the rise Washington State Tourism launches social media campaign http://kplu.org/post/washington-state-tourism-launches-social-media-campaign <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5O5vpz_5VL8&amp;feature=player_embedded</p><p>What do you like about Washington? The state&rsquo;s tourism office wants to know. Today, it&rsquo;s launching a campaign called <a href="http://www.shareyourwashington.com/">Share Your Washington</a>. Wed, 20 Apr 2011 18:21:11 +0000 Rachel Solomon 1241 at http://kplu.org Horizon Air rebranded as Alaska http://kplu.org/post/horizon-rebranded-alaska <p>Seattle-based <a href="http://www.alaskaair.com/company/">Alaska Air Group</a> is consolidating its two airlines under the same brand. Horizon Air's <a href="http://www.q400nextgen.com/q400/en/home.jsp">Bombardier Q400</a> turboprop planes are being repainted with the Alaska Airlines logo. Alaska and Horizon will continue to operate as separate airlines. Tue, 25 Jan 2011 18:55:25 +0000 Dave Meyer 635 at http://kplu.org Horizon Air rebranded as Alaska Nancy's French Adventures http://kplu.org/post/nancys-french-adventures <p>Seattle Times Food Writer Nancy Leson is back from her KPLU Travel Club trip to Paris, where she ate…and ate…and, well, you get the idea. &nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 14:01:01 +0000 Dick Stein & Nancy Leson 367 at http://kplu.org Nancy's French Adventures The joy (?) of travel http://kplu.org/post/joy-travel <p>OK, quick! &nbsp;Can you name a song about travel? We&#39;re pretty sure you can. &nbsp;Come fly with this week&#39;s Record Bin Roulette, and take a trip on a sailing ship tour of the joys - and the not so joyful moments - of travel.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 25 Nov 2010 08:02:15 +0000 John Maynard & John Kessler 222 at http://kplu.org The joy (?) of travel