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Virgin Voyages’ First Ship Will Feature 20+ Eateries

The highly anticipated cruise brand from Richard Branson, Virgin Voyages, will offer travelers more than 20 food choices onboard its first ship, Scarlet Lady, with no surcharges for dining at the specialty restaurants onboard. The adults-only cruise line said this week that all restaurant food will be included in the cruise fare when it debuts…

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Airlines Offer Waivers for CA Wildfires

After a series of deadly wildfires in northern California that has led to a death toll of 42 people and about 200 people unaccounted for, airlines are issuing travel warnings and waivers for those with plans to visit California. Those who are traveling to, through, or from Burbank, Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, or San Francisco with Delta on November 12-13 can rebook…

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What’s Up with United’s Polaris Brand?

United’s once high-flying, heavily promoted and flashy Polaris business class seat broke out in 2016 as a bold upgrade in business class flying. But since then, the carrier has implemented several changes and cutbacks. For those flying United on upgrades or points, the nice new seat is the big attraction. But for business travelers forking…

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Save Big on Princess Cruises!

Princess brings the world closer with voyages to over 360 destinations spanning nearly every continent. Explore tranquil beaches, visit historic temples, glimpse incredible wildlife and more with award-winning ships and shore excursions. Princess has 18 spectacular ships to choose from. Each Princess ship is a destination in itself with a wide range of wonderful amenities and delightful diversions. For a…

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U.S. Ski Industry Keeps Growing

Skiers from New York to Montana and from Colorado to Washington state will find major chairlift and gondola enhancements during the upcoming 2018-19 season. Among the most noteworthy upgrades will be North America’s first high-speed, eight-seat lift, which is set to debut at Montana’s Big Sky Resort in December. At Colorado’s Winter Park, skiers will…

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Tips for Thanksgiving Travelers

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is expecting another record Thanksgiving holiday travel season this year, with more than 25 million people forecasted to travel between Nov. 16-26, a nearly seven percent increase over 2017. “The busiest travel days will still be the Tuesday and Wednesday leading up to Thanksgiving and the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The…

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First Look: Delta Takes Delivery of Airbus 220

Following the delivery of its first Airbus A220-100 last week, Delta Air Lines shared a sneak peek of the new aircraft’s spacious (for a regional jet) interior- including an unusual lavatory with a window. The carrier says that the new A220 “will bring elements of the international travel experience that customers have enjoyed on widebody…

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Christmas Shopping in the Caribbean

Skip the holiday stress and do your Christmas shopping while having the time of your life on this special Caribbean cruise. We have a 10-day cruise for you that departs on December 9 from Miami and includes stops in San Juan, St. Barts, St. Lucia, St. Maarten and Great Stirrup Cay (Bahamas), among others. And…

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The Japan Rail Pass: A Guide

Are you going to Japan? Eligible for the tourist visa? Want to travel all around the country? If your answer is a big ‘Yes’ to all of those questions then you must have heard about getting a Japan Rail Pass (JR Rail Pass). The Japan Rail Pass can save you a lot of money if…

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The Rental Car of the Future

The traditional car rental business is changing at warp speed these days, peddling as fast as it can to compete with new peer-to-peer offerings. One strategy that permeates the response of majors such as Enterprise Holdings, Hertz, Sixt and others is to offer a product line that runs the gamut. Consider the assessment of Alexander…

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