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Australians ‘all shook up’ over Elvis cruise

How popular is Elvis in Australia? Popular enough that an Australia-based event organizer has been able to fill an entire cruise ship with Elvis fans. Australia’s Daily Telegraph today reports that what’s billed as Australia’s first Elvis cruise set sail this week on Royal Caribbean’s Rhapsody of the Seas, which is spending the winter in […]

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New York’s hotel boom to get bigger

In a sign of continued confidence in New York’s booming hotel market, the New York Observer reports that a developer wants to supersize a hotel planned on Broadway between 29th and 30th streets — an area being hyped as “NoMad.” The goal is to build a 600-room hotel that appeals to business travelers and tourists […]

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What our travel reporters are thankful for

Fresh air breeds fresh perspective  Touring hotels all year long means that more often than not, I’m “stuck” indoors. Now, don’t get me wrong — some of the indoor spaces I’ve seen this year have been amazing. But thankfully, some of my recent hotel stays — even in cooler cities such as Chicago and New […]

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Practical Traveler: Traveling With Kids? Readers Prefer You Didn’t

In an informal online poll that ran with the article, more than 800 readers graded airlines (A for excellent, F for fail) on how they were treated as a family on their last flight. The highest grade was a C, which readers gave to Continental, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest and Virgin America. The rest (US Airways, […]

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Vidazorb® Probiotics Offer "Travel Insurance Against Holiday Travel Tummy Troubles

Email PDF Print Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 Vidazorb® chewable probiotic tablets offer a convenient, on-the-go ally for a variety of stomach ills. Vidazorb® is the ideal travel companion for dealing with traveler’s tummy, that belly-flopping panic that really upsets holiday travel plans. The American Automobile Association estimates that 42.5 million Americans will be […]

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The Idea of America

The Daily Reckoning Long Live the 1% Fulfilling Empty Promises by Turning on the Printing Press The Idea of America ECB to the Rescue? Lamenting the Consequences of Government Action There are occasions in American life — and they come too often these days — when you want to scream: “what the heck has happened […]

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An iPad in every cruise ship cabin?

Should every cabin on a cruise ship come with an iPad? At least one major line is giving the idea a try. Royal Caribbean this week announced it would have an iPad in every cabin of the 1,804-passenger Splendour of the Seas by mid-February in what it’s billing as an industry first, and it’ll add […]

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Tour Grand Hyatt NY’s sleek, new club lounge

NEW YORK – The newly renovated Grand Hyatt New York has a sleek, new club lounge to accompany its sophisticated makeover. I toured the hotel and lounge on Nov. 15, a day after the club lounge first opened its doors. I’ll tell you about the hotel’s overall new look soon, but today I wanted to […]

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Gratitude lightens the load for our travelers

Fresh air breeds fresh perspective  Touring hotels all year long means that more often than not, I’m “stuck” indoors. Now, don’t get me wrong — some of the indoor spaces I’ve seen this year have been amazing. But thankfully, some of my recent hotel stays — even in cooler cities such as Chicago and New […]

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36 Hours in Porto, Portugal

Friday 6 p.m.1. GO WEST A cheap tour (2.50 euros, or $3.35 at $1.34 to the euro) of Porto (also known as Oporto) awaits on tram line No. 1, which starts near Praça do Infante square and heads west to the Atlantic coast. Outfitted with old leather seats and wood paneling, the hourly (or half-hourly, […]

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