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Aloha Reckoning

In April 2018, a spring storm crept up on Kauai’s north shore, dumping record rainfall that generated flash floods that swept away homes, bridges, roads and crops. Most of the Garden Isle was unaffected, and Kauai went on to set a record for visitation for the ninth consecutive year. But traffic in the bucolic north shore tourist town of Hanalei …

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Fall in Love With Free Air!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a romantic cruise past Germany’s fairytale castles to the picturesque vineyards of Austria’s Wachau Valley. There’s no better way to discover the breathtaking scenery and timeless traditions of Europe than on an AmaWaterways river cruise. And to help your Valentine’s Day be really special enjoy free flights to and from Europe! Get Free Air + Free …

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Airlines Tighten Lounge Access

If you’re a frequent airport lounge guest, have you noticed that they are getting uncomfortably crowded at times? The providers of those lounges certainly have, and they’re changing their policies this year to limit lounge access, even for members who pay the big bucks. American Express has been actively expanding its network of Centurion airport lounges for premium cardholders, but …

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Flybe Has Fire Sale, Investors Cry Foul

UK-based regional carrier Flybe has told its shareholders that it will have to close down operations if they vote against the proposed sale to Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Group. In a statement yesterday, the airline warned that losing the sale would mean investors risk walking away with nothing for their shares. Major shareholder Hosking Partners questioned the low price tag …

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“Southwest Effect” Hits Hawaii Fares

Southwest Airlines finally performed its first test flight to Hawaii last week and airlines already appear to be lowering fares in response with flights as cheap as $358 round trip. On Monday, flights from San Francisco to Honolulu started at $358 round trip for seven days of travel. Google’s flight price history shows flights reaching more than $600 for a …

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2019 Women’s World Cup

Every four years, twenty-four of the world’s elite soccer nations are united for one of the biggest events in women’s sport. In 2019, this exclusive tournament will take place in one of the world’s perennial favorite travel destinations. France has something for everyone: incredible food and drink, extraordinary history, impressive architecture, wonderful museums, memorable accommodations and so much more. From …

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Jack and Ferdi: The App for Bleisure Travelers

While business travel is almost always a good thing for businesses, it can sometimes be a cause of concern for travelers. The more you travel for business, the more likely you can become stressed, unhealthy and lose motivation for your job. That is why the trend of bleisure travel (a trip that combines business and leisure) is growing so fast. …

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Cruise the Great Lakes

The five Great Lakes – Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario contain more than one-fifth of the planet’s fresh surface water, and together are the largest body of freshwater in the world. They also connect some of the most exciting destinations in the US and Canada. Victory Cruises, recently acquired by The Great American Steamboat Company, has been the premier …

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Disney’s New Riviera Resort Now Accepting Reservations

Channeling the grandeur and enchantment of the European Riviera, Walt Disney World’s newest resort hotel is now accepting guest reservations for stays beginning in December 2019. Disney’s Riviera Resort will be the first all-new, stand-alone Disney Vacation Club property at the theme park since 2004, and it will be the fifteenth in its portfolio. “Inspired by Walt and Lillian Disney’s …

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Connect the Capitals…By Rail!

Can’t decide between Piccadilly Square and Montmartre? Equally attracted to the Eiffel Tower and the London Eye? Well now you don’t have to choose. See both iconic cities and enjoy the hassle-free option of rail travel aboard the comfortable Eurostar train network. We’re partners with Avanti Destinations, who are the European Rail Experts. They have connections with all the major …