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Video: Your bag’s journey on Delta

“Have you ever wondered where your bags go after they pass through those black rubber flaps at the airport?” That’s the question that Delta asks in conjunction with this video, which is meant to promote its new bag-tracking app for mobile devices. But promotional gimmick or not, the video gives airline buffs a fun view […]

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Heads Up: In Chicago, Three Newcomers to the Theater Scene

The theaters — UP Comedy Club, the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center and Stage 773 — opened outside of the central downtown area, known as the Loop, where Broadway tours run and the Tony-winning Goodman Theater resides. The off-Loop scene is largely restricted to smaller spaces, often in storefronts where grocers, restaurants or dry cleaners […]

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12 Travel Resolutions For 2012 – 1-6

Denying yourself this particular enjoyable habit, doing away with that little luxury … if the sound of rain beating against the window pane isn’t enough to have you feeling downbeat, a regime of self-imposed restraint will surely do the trick. So this year why not adopt a different set of resolutions – ones that do […]

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Orlando theme parks mobbed with tourists

If you’re looking for signs of a still-sputtering economy, stay away from Orlando and Vegas. Sin City will be dealing a full house on New Year’s Eve, with sold-out hotels and what officials expect to be a record 314,000 out-of-town celebrants. RELATED:  Bye-bye Bruce: Jaws ride closing in Orlando RELATED:  Legoland brings bricks and more […]

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Travel Advice from a White House Correspondent

The key is to pack light. The last time I checked bags on a reporting trip was when I was going to Iraq in 2003, and that’s only because my flak jacket weighed 18 pounds. I can get a week’s wear into my backpack, which is also good for White House pool duty, when you’re […]

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Travel quiz of the year: terms and conditions

The winner will be the first entry drawn at random from all correct entries received by the closing date. Should no entrant get all questions correct, the winning entry will be drawn from all entries achieving the next highest score. 4. The winner’s name and county can be obtained by sending a sae to End […]

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12 Travel Resolutions For 2012 – 7-12

Denying yourself this particular enjoyable habit, doing away with that little luxury … if the sound of rain beating against the window pane isn’t enough to have you feeling downbeat, a regime of self-imposed restraint will surely do the trick. So this year why not adopt a different set of resolutions – ones that do […]

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Florida tourism rebounds in 2011, overseas visits up

The $60 billion industry experienced modest growth this year, and officials expect a similar bump in 2012 as the nation’s economy continues to improve and the BP oil spill that fouled the shores of Gulf Coast states last year becomes a more distant memory. Numbers through September released by Visit Florida, the state’s tourism agency, […]

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Check In, Check Out: Mr. C Beverly Hills in Los Angeles — Hotel Review

Old Hollywood glamour with a 1950s aesthetic on the outskirts of Beverly Hills. Rooms start at $349. BASICS Cipriani opened the hotel in June 2011, the first of a new brand it plans to establish in other cities and the first hotel property on the West Coast. The hotel, which had operated for years under […]

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Fusion of Insurance and Technology Realized with Rental Guardian

Industry Veterans Unify to Create Property Management Insurance Services Innovator in Rental Guardian. Key products include Travel Insurance, Accidental Damage Insurance, Renters / Liability Insurance and Bed Bug Insurance. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Leaders in property management insurance, web-based insurance software, and customer and asset management systems, today jointly announced their creation of […]

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