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Disney to launch cruises out of Miami

(8:50 AM) — Watch out, Carnival and Royal Caribbean. Entertainment giant Disney is moving in on your turf. The Disney Cruise Line today will announce its first voyages out of Miami — a cruise hub long dominated by locally-based Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line. Disney plans to offer more than two dozen winter […]

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Airfare Expert: How taxes and fees make ‘cheap’ Europe flights expensive

It is absolutely true – but there is a hitch. While the roundtrip airfare from Boston to London on Virgin Atlantic is just $81 – and JetBlue’s Boston to New York fare is $112 – the taxes and surcharges on the trans-Atlantic flight are $609! For those keeping score, the surcharges and taxes on the […]

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In Transit Blog: Where Our Readers #WanttoGo in 2012

Tomas Munita for The New York TimesHavana, Cuba, was a popular choice among readers for places to go in 2012. For our 45 Places to Go in 2012 article we asked readers to tell us on Twitter where they want to go this year. Some highlights are below. Join the conversation in the comments below […]

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Travel photo of the day: Mist on the Delaware River

Submitted by Nicki McManus / UGC Delaware River near Milford, Pa. Nicki McManus hadn’t planned on capturing this early morning image of geese on the Delaware River when she took it in the fall of 2010.  McManus and her husband, who live in Wantage, N.J., were driving to photograph Hidden Lake, which is located toward […]

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Disney Cruise Line to return to Europe

(8:50 AM) — The Disney Cruise Line will resume sailings in Europe in 2013 after skipping the region this year. Disney today will announce plans to send the 1,754-passenger Disney Magic back to the Mediterranean for the summer season of 2013, basing the ship in Barcelona. The Disney Magic has spent the past two summers […]

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Hotel Check-In Top 10: TripAdvisor, AAA hotel awards

Judging by Hotel Check-in’s weekly top 10 for the week ending Jan. 20, you all want to know what the best hotels out there are. TripAdvisor’s list of best hotels for 2012 and AAA’s list of Five Diamond hotels for 2012 battled it out for the top spot. TripAdvisor’s list won out. Another TripAdvisor-related story […]

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Delta reroutes planes after solar eruption

Delta Air Lines has rerouted at least six flights that were to fly near the North Pole. The changes are to avoid this week’s effects of “an immense solar blast” from the Sun, FOX News reports. The solar episode isn’t a threat to people on the ground, but it could affect communication and navigation equipment […]

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Frugal Traveler Blog: Road Trip! But First, Saving Money as You Plan

Seth KugelSan Angelo was one stop on the Frugal Traveler’s Texas road trip. But first, how to best save money in the planning stage? I’m not really your drive-across-America type — more of a train-through-India or Bolivia-by-bus kind of traveler. But I’ve long wanted to do a road trip in Texas. For someone like me, […]

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Travel Health Insurance for International Travelers

KQ Insurance Introduces New Web Page on Travel Medical Insurance Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) January 24, 2012 This week, KQ Insurance Services introduced a new web page showcasing Travel Health Insurance on their site. The new product allows the online agency to offer emergency travel benefits to Americans and non-citizens who are traveling outside of […]

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2012 Georgia Tourism Guide features Lady Antebellum, travel ideas for visitors

Print E-mail By Leon Stafford The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The state of Georgia has released its 2012 travel guide, featuring Grammy Award-winning country group Lady Antebellum on its cover. Robb Cohen, www.robbsphotos.com Lady Antebellum performs at Aaron’s Amphitheatre in Atlanta in May 2010. The band is featured on the latest Georgia travel guide. About 750,000 guides, […]

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