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Titanic voyage includes close-up view of wreck

The ultimate trip for Titanic enthusiasts will be offered by Groupon sometime today at 79% off. Nevertheless, the voyage to the 2 1/2-mile-deep wreckage of the ill-fated ship via Russian deep-sea craft still requires deep pockets. The Groupon deal is charging $12,500 for passage on a 13-day voyage from St. John’s Newfoundland, July 26-Aug. 8 […]

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T Magazine: Pedal Pusher

Stirling Elmendorf Earl Blumenauer (above), who represents most of Portland, Ore., in Congress, insists that Washington, D.C., is a bikeable town. But then, Blumenauer would insist every city is a bikeable town. A passionate advocate of cycling, he founded the 170-member Congressional Bike Caucus and led a successful charge to put bike lanes up the […]

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YELLOW7’s VacationList.com Travel Insurance Now Available

DALLAS, Mar 12, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Travelers who prefer the variety, flexibility, and convenience of vacation rentals via YELLOW7’s (otcqb:YLLC) VacationList.com can now purchase affordable, benefit-rich travel insurance provided by Allianz, formerly Access America. Similarly, vacation rental homeowners who offer their properties on VacationList.com have the advantage of this service offering as a convenient […]

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Data compiled by travel extras company cheap.co.uk confirms family and friends …

ShareThis Email PDF Cheap.co.uk Younger travellers tend to head to the cheaper ‘party’ destinations and like to relate with friends who have already visited certain clubs (PRWEB UK) 13 March 2012 Cheap.co.uk confirms the thoughts and recommendations of family and friends is the biggest decision maker when it comes to choosing a holiday destination. In […]

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Minneapolis hotel’s $25 million, ‘Made in America’ redo

Welcome to USA TODAY’s ninth, weekly Makeover Monday feature. This week, we’ll get you up to speed about renovations in the Twin Cities (Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, $25 million), Atlanta (the JW Marriott, $11 million) and the San Francisco Bay Area (a Courtyard by Marriott, $3 million). We’ll kick things off with the Hyatt Regency (sketch, […]

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Rising fuel prices eat into travel budgets

In the last month, Taylor’s company told him to cut his business road trips and flights back by a third. “I’ll try to keep in touch by phone and e-mail,” says Taylor who lives in Jacksonville. “They could see the fuel prices going up … so we’re between a rock and a hard place.” With […]

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Winter Park, Fla.: An Old-Time Resort Looks Ahead

Besides the parts of town within the magical world of Disney, one of the most pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods in the Orlando, Fla., area is Winter Park, a brick-street enclave just northeast of downtown. ERICA CERULO Ace Metric Cycles 444 West New England Avenue, No. 119 (407) 790-7802 acemetric.blogspot.com The sleek interior of this bike shop, with […]

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Back to the future with China Life

By Craig Stephen HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — Investors never like a profit warning, and even less so when it’s from a bellwether like China Life Insurance Co., the world’s largest insurer by market capitalization. Profits could be down as much as 50% when results come out on March 27th, the insurer announced last week. The […]

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FBI: No threat to Boston-Chicago flight sent to NY

By CAROLYN THOMPSON The Associated Press Post a Comment E-mail Print Larger Type Small Type BUFFALO, N.Y — A domestic dispute was likely at the root of a possible bomb scare that forced a Boston-to-Chicago flight carrying 83 passengers to land in Buffalo on Monday, but there was never a real threat, the FBI said. […]

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Hotel dealt blow from Alabama’s immigration law

Alabama’s controversial new immigration law prompted a large medical association to cancel its 2013 convention in Mobile, Ala. out of fear of members’ safety, Mobile’s Press-Register reported recently. The Battle House Renaissance Hotel estimated the conference to be worth about $100,000 in business, hotel general manager Margo Gilbert told the Press-Register. The group would have […]

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