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Strike: Air France advises fliers to postpone travel

–UPDATE (3:44 p.m. ET): By Staff and Wire Reports Passengers traveling on Air France on Wednesday could face delays and cancellations as the airline warned it would operate only about 60% of its long-haul flights due to a worker strike over labor rights. On Tuesday, Air France was able to operate 70% of its long-distance […]

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A Visit to Dickens World

Sam Anderson, the magazine’s critic at large, visits Dickens World for this week’s Voyages issue. Built to recreate the London of Charles Dickens’s novels, the theme park in Kent county was intended to create jobs and attract visitors to help reginite the region’s economy. Many of the landmarks from Dickens’s life and work (like the […]

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An Alaska travel writer’s favorite travel writers

Enlarge This Image Alaska News Features There’s plenty to capture the traveler’s imagination here in Alaska: from the rain forests of Southeast to the stark tundra of the Arctic. But it’s a big world out there, and I often seek out the ideas of other writers who share their unique ideas on traveling. Here are […]

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Top cruise seller launches ‘pay later’ offer

Want to book a cruise without putting down a deposit? Now you can, thanks to a new promotion from one of the nation’s largest cruise-selling agencies. Florida-based CruiseOne this week launched a ‘book now, pay later’ promotion that releases customers from the obligation of putting down a deposit when booking a 2012 sailing. Under the […]

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Marriott cuts ties with Cornhusker hotel

Lincoln, Nebraska’s financially troubled Cornhusker hotel lost its affiliation with Marriott this past weekend, the local Journal Star reports. The 10-story, 287-room hotel changed hands to satisfy a $3.5 million debt, the paper on Friday reported. ALSO ONLINE:  Quick link to Hotel Check-In’s Front PageALSO ONLINE:  Hotels reach out to niche markets Before last week’s […]

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TSA chief: Private baggage screeners cost more

Lawmakers wrangled at a House hearing Tuesday over allowing more airports to hire more private baggage screeners, with Republicans supporting an expansion and Democrats wanting to stick with federal Transportation Security Administration officers. Congress sent President Obama a Federal Aviation Administration law Monday that would make it harder for TSA Administrator John Pistole to reject […]

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Traveling in Benin

Christian men and women in white robes prepared to cross a road in Cotonou, Benin.

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Tioga County Visitors Bureau Finds Travel Shows Are a Great Place to Promote …

ShareThis Email PDF Print Pennsylvania’s Grand Canyon Wellsboro, PA (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 The Tioga County Visitors Bureau is directly promoting to Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Washington, DC at travel shows.Those looking for travel and vacation ideas have had or will have the opportunity to find out more about Tioga County, Pennsylvania – home of the […]

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Illness outbreak forces early end to cruise

Princess Cruises has ordered an early end to a Caribbean cruise that has been marred by an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness. The line today announced that the 3,080-passenger Crown Princess is returning to its home port of Ft. Lauderdale, which it departed on Saturday, and will undergo an extensive, two-day sanitization. The line said it […]

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Hotel hacker sentenced to prison

A Hungarian hacker who threatened to expose confidential information he had stolen from Marriott International’s computers unless the company gave him a job was sentenced to 30 months in prison on Friday, according to a U.S. Justice Department press release. U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz also ordered Attila Nemeth to serve three years of […]

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