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Two more cruise lines launch Europe promotions

Add Regent Seven Seas and Azamara Club Cruises to the list of lines with new Europe promotions. Luxury line Regent is offering customers who book one of 10 upcoming Europe sailings reduced rates on business-class flights across the Atlantic to reach their ships. The reduced fares start at $499 each way. Regent also is waiving […]

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Going to the dogs isn’t always easy

Sure, it’s a dog’s life for pooches staying at the Hotel Pennsylvania, the host hotel for this week’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. After all, what guest (and its owner) wouldn’t drool at the prospect of a “paw mall” gift shop, canine concierge, and 24/7 doggie spa with treadmills, “his and hers relieving area” and […]

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Voyages: The Istanbul Art-Boom Bubble

One evening in November, Turks and foreigners traipsed up the cobbled sidewalks to SALT’s huge, heavy doors for the opening-night party. The headline exhibit featured thousands of old black-and-white photographs taken by a dead Armenian studio photographer and carefully assembled by the young artist Tayfun Serttas. Another exhibit was an installation by Gulsun Karamustafa, Turkey’s […]

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Minn. Travelocity customers to share $2.5 million

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Thousands of Minnesotans who booked a flight using Travelocity.com and were automatically enrolled in travel insurance are about to get a refund. The state’s Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that 81,970 Minnesota consumers will share nearly $2.5 million. The Department said people who booked a flight on Travelocity.com between June 1, […]

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Dining and Travel Blogs: Flaming Seared Mackerel, and More

In today’s Link Love, last-minute gifts, plus cafe play spaces ‘; } else { extracss = imageCaption; } document.getElementById(‘bigPic’).innerHTML = ”+extracss; } function hide_it(){ document.getElementById(‘bigPic’).innerHTML = ‘ ‘; } Feb 14, 2012 @ 2:40 PM Posted by Jessica Chou, Editor Three times a week, The Daily Byte rounds up stories worth reading and blogs worth following. […]

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Princess Cruises’ next ship to sail in Europe

Princess Cruises today announced that its next ship, the Royal Princess, will sail in the Mediterranean after its debut in June 2013. The 3,600-passenger vessel, currently under construction at a shipyard in Italy, will operate an inaugural program of 12-night cruises to France, Italy, Greece and Turkey starting on June 23, 2013. The Mediterranean sailings, […]

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‘Honeymoon from hell’ in St. Paul hotel

Hotel stalking is always a gruesome topic, but the story aired by the ABC-TV affiliate in St. Paul describes what may be a new low. KSTP-Channel 5 described the saga as “the honeymoon from hell,” because it involves a newlywed couple being surreptitiously recorded having sex. Citing public records, here’s what KSTP.com says happened: TWITTER: […]

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Offer to Costa Concordia survivors extended

Costa Cruises today announced it would give survivors of last month’s Costa Concordia accident more time to think about a settlement offer the company proposed several weeks ago. The Italy-based line, which is owned by industry giant Carnival Corp., said it had extended the deadline for passengers to accept 11,000 euro in compensation until March […]

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Voyages: How to See a Tree

That was the America that Epstein found. The tree series shows the world, specifically the city where Epstein and his family live, as he prefers to see it. It also proves that you don’t have to travel far to go on a journey or to be awed by nature. Coolly romantic and in black and […]

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Minn. Travelocity customers to share $2.5 million

<!– –>   Tweet – A A A + Written by KARE 11 <!– –> ST. PAUL, Minn. – Thousands of Minnesotans who booked a flight using Travelocity.com and were automatically enrolled in travel insurance are about to get a refund. The state’s Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that 81,970 Minnesota consumers will share nearly $2.5 […]

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