Frommers Guides

Here are some of the relevant travel news headlines and stories from the previous week through today:

  • Arthur Frommer re-assumes namesake guides – Google has sold the Frommer’s brand of travel guides back to the man that started them. (CNN Money)
  • Grab a sneak-peek of the view from the top of the WTC – Photos have been taken from the top of the World Trade Center in New York City, showcasing what the view will look like once the tallest building in the western hemisphere opens. (Curbed)
  • Rosetta Stone acquires Livemocha – The language-learning company has purchased the online language community, expanding its international reach. (TechCrunch)
  • Samoa Air first to charge passengers by weight – The Samoan airline introduced a payment model that would charge each passenger by price of their weight and luggage weight per pound. (Newsday [link dead; removed])
  • Virgin Atlantic eyes partnership with Air France-KLM and Alitalia – Virgin Atlantic looks to further their collaboration with Skyteam by signing a partnership agreement for Europe-Asia travel. (Skift)

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