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TSA: Fliers Facing More Scrutiny for Powders

The Transportation Security Administration began scrutinizing containers of powders in fliers’ carry-on bags last summer as part of a broader security push, and will soon ask foreign airports that send flights directly to the U.S. to do the same. The focus is on containers holding at least 350 milliliters of powder, which is about the size of a can of …

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Finally, A Perfect Carry-On Bag!

The latest innovations in luggage have all been technology based, with charging stations, built in scales and tracking systems being just a few of the innovations driving new products. But the classic qualities that make for a great carry-on bag, things like a rugged exterior, or really good spinner wheels that allow you to either pull the bag behind you …

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Packing These Meds Could Get You In Trouble

Next time you’re packing everything you need – and maybe even some things you don’t – for your next trip, take a second to figure out whether you can legally bring your medication along. In Japan, something simple like Sudafed could get you into trouble, while over-the-counter medicines such as cold and cough remedies could cause issues in Qatar. With …

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Did the Airlines Collude on Fares?

The fare collusion lawsuit against the four largest US-based airlines is heating up. After the airlines repeatedly failed to get the case thrown out, Southwest settled in January 2018 for $15 million — and agreed to cooperate with plaintiffs. Now, American Airlines is settling the case for $45 million with a similar required flip against the remaining airlines. The lawsuit …

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Hot Destination: Croatia

From unforgettable “Game of Thrones” scenery to thrilling sailing trips and a legendary music scene, there are countless reasons why Croatia is the hot vacation destination right now, especially among Millennial travelers. The country has become a celebrity hotspot, with the likes of Beyoncé, Tom Cruise and Prince Harry opting for this offbeat European destination in recent years. Dubrovnik is …

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Royal Caribbean Buys Major Stake in Silversea

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced today that it had purchased a two-thirds (66.7 percent) stake in luxury and expedition cruise line Silversea Cruises for approximately $1 billion. The deal, which is expected to be closed later in the year, gives Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. another avenue to take advantage of the growth in the luxury and expedition cruise markets, according …

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Airport WiFi Ranked

Ookla, the global leader in mobile and broadband network testing and analysis, today released their annual North American airport rankings that reveals the airports with the fastest free Wi-Fi. The results indicate that the Pacific Northwest has taken the top spot on the podium, with Seattle-Tacoma International unseating previous champion, Denver International, as the airport with the fastest, free Wi-Fi …

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Traveling Solo: The Ultimate Guide

Travelling solo is amazing. Though a bit tiring, tough and exhausting, but absolutely brilliant! Even if you are a single woman, you can travel across the globe and have a great time. But yes, since you are on your own, it is always better to take few precautions. Here are some tips which will serve as a quick and ultimate …

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DFW Opens Emergency Health Center

In tandem with the surge of travelers seeking wellness experiences from their vacation destination, airports have started to amp up their wellness offerings, often providing health clubs, yoga rooms full-service spas and even emergency rooms on site. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), the world’s 12th busiest airport, just took a major leap forward in delivering wellness options with the opening …

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Cuba: The Right Way

When President Trump issued new travel restrictions last year on Americans visiting Cuba, many thought that made travel there a thing of the past…again. But, actually you can still visit this fascinating place! Teplis has partnered with Abercrombie & Kent to offer you a chance to take advantage of a special program (approved by the US Government) that opens up …