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People-watching, celebrity-spotting acceptable pastime in airports

Some frequent travelers endure it by reading books or magazines. Business travelers check e-mail. But many others indulge in what’s become an acceptable pastime in the era of long security lines and delayed flights: people-watching. “I am a traveler obsessed with people-watching,” says Michelle Butler, a nutritionist and yoga instructor in Redondo Beach, Calif. “We’re […]

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Taking Your Ease in the Pyrenees

The Baqueira/Beret ski resort, in the Pyrenees Mountains in the Val d’Aran, is Spain’s lower-key answer to Aspen.

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VIDEO: Johnny Iuzzini and Michael Laiskonis on ‘Notes From a Kitchen’

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Cruise CEO: Costa accident a ‘defining moment’

The head of one of the world’s largest cruise lines is calling this month’s Costa Concordia accident a defining moment in the history of the modern cruise industry. “We will need the results of the authorities’ investigations to truly understand and respond to all of the implications,” Royal Caribbean International CEO Adam Goldstein writes on […]

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Makeover Monday: NYC, Boston hotels spruce up

I’m pleased to announce that this week’s Makeover Monday is the first penned by Hotel Check-In intern Julia Ryan. – BD The new hotel renovation projects selected for this week’s Makeover Monday take us to the Boston waterfront and the Big Apple, where one hotel’s doing its part to let New York keep its title […]

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New routes: Southwest begins to blend AirTran cities

Southwest Airlines is blending more cities from merger partner AirTran into its own route network, the airline announced Sunday. The news came as Southwest released details of its late-summer flight schedule, which it extended through Sept. 28. Southwest’s flight schedule had gone only through Aug. 11 prior to Sunday’s announcement. RELATED:  Southwest announces which AirTran […]

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Eating His Way Through Amsterdam

Restaurant AsPrinses Irenestraat 19(31-20) 644-0100 The food is international, but Dutch-oriented and really good. A three-course meal for two is about 92 euros (about $120, at $1.25 to the euro). (None of the prices here include drinks or tips.) Pictured is a salad. 

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NewsOn6.com – Tulsa, OK – News, Weather, Video and Sports – KOTV.com | Travel Insurance

Comprehensive Policy – It’s not hard to figure out that this kind of policy covers you soup to nuts. That comes in quite handy if you’re traveling abroad. Trip cancellation, trip interruption, trip delay, default and medical emergencies all fall under this umbrella. One note of caution, those with pre-existing conditions should check with their […]

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Questex Travel Group Launches ULTRA for the Global Luxury Market

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Questex Hospitality + Travel, the world’s largest multinational media, event and eCommerce company serving the global hospitality and travel industry, today unveiled ULTRA, an exclusive invitation-only networking event set to launch in the first quarter of 2013. ULTRA is set to be the place where luxury […]

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Ship disaster turns some off to cruising

Has the Costa Concordia disaster turned off Americans to cruising? It depends on which group of Americans you ask. Americans who already cruise a lot, such as the readers of cruise fan site CruiseCritic.com, are generally taking the accident in stride, viewing it as an isolated event that doesn’t mean cruising is unsafe, poll results […]

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