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Cunard sets prices for weddings at sea program

Thinking about getting married on a Cunard ship? It’ll cost you at least $2,500, not including a $575 fee for a marriage license. That’s the word this week from U.K.-based Cunard, which as previously announced, is rolling out a weddings at sea program this year for the first time in its 172-year history. Cunard says […]

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United gives military families a break on flying pets home

By David Grubbs, AP A crew member of a United Airlines flight with pet carriers in this 2000 photo in Billings, Mont.

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36 Hours in Bruges, Belgium

Markt, the main square in Bruges, is dominated by a 13th-century belfry and a neo-Gothic courthouse.

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Travel insurance a must from March 1

FROM March 1, those travelling out of the country must buy travel insurance. However, this only applies to travellers who book their tickets through travel agents who are members of Malaysian Association of Tour Travel Agents (Matta). It applies to those travelling by air, land or sea. Khalid and Tan (centre) with representatives of six […]

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Cracker Barrel alert to gas prices, plugs value

‘; } else { extracss = imageCaption; } document.getElementById(‘bigPic’).innerHTML = ”+extracss; } function hide_it(){ document.getElementById(‘bigPic’).innerHTML = ‘ ‘; } Feb 23, 2012 @ 5:45 PM Posted by NRN.com, Special Contributor Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. said this week that rising gasoline prices may challenge its recent successful traffic-building efforts in the months ahead. “We think […]

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Alaska to get bigger Celebrity Cruises ship

Celebrity Cruises will expand capacity in Alaska in 2013 by sending one of its new Solstice Class ships to the state for the first time. Celebrity CEO Dan Hanrahan told travel agents on Wednesday that the 3-year-old Celebrity Solstice — the first of five ships in the Solstice Class series — will take the place […]

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Best Western launches Facebook hotel booking

As of today, travelers can now book a room at any of Best Western’s 4,000 hotels in 100 countries without ever leaving Facebook. The hotel giant has become the first global brand to try to leverage its popularity on Facebook with the ubiquitous social network’s 800 million active users by creating a special booking tool. […]

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10 great places to be hosted by celebrities

PHOTOS: Be a guest of these celebrities MORE: Expert picks and themed lists Coppola Resorts  Belize  Film director Francis Ford Coppola has used his award-winning eco-hotels to help support local villages and conservation efforts in this Central American country. “He’s going beyond investing,” Reid says. “He’s hoping to give back to the communities.” Properties include […]

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Selecting a Seatmate to Make Skies Friendlier

“Normally, it would have been fine to chat, but I had work to do,” he said. When, after a while, the conversation failed to find a natural end, Mr. Jarvis resorted to the road warrior’s tried-and-true trick: He donned his headphones. Mr. Jarvis, whose book “Public Parts” argues about the virtues of engaging with people […]

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Travel insurance won’t cover Vegas cab crash

A young couple whose cab was rear-ended in Las Vegas is on the hook for more than $8,000 in medical bills after learning their travel insurance doesn’t cover car accidents. Andrew Fong and his girlfriend Justine Burlo had just rung in New Years Eve on the Vegas strip when the cab they were travelling in […]

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