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Airports use rock stars, rappers to sell their cities

Those scolding overhead announcements outlining the dos and don’ts at the security checkpoints may be tune-outs, but some airports offer travelers toe-tapping reasons to tune-in. Blues and more in Chicago  Since 2008, the Terminal Tunes program has been offering a wide range of jazz, blues, folk and other genres of recorded music by local artists […]

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T Magazine: Tokyo Tunes Up

James Lisle And Will Goodan That Tokyo’s subway system is one of the most efficient in the world hasn’t slowed a recent two-wheel invasion of the city’s streets. An aboveground alternative to the rush-hour crunch, bicycles also proved to be one of the more reliable forms of transportation after the 2011 earthquake; with trains halted […]

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Travellers Buy Annual Travel Insurance to Cover Extra Bank Holiday

LONDON, February 27, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — According to price comparison website comparethemarket.com, this is the peak time for consumers going online to seek the best deals for this year’s travel, including their insurance. With an extra bank holiday on the calendar due to the Diamond Jubilee, people may take advantage of the additional […]

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Travel photo of the day: Catching an Oregon waterfall

Submitted by Mark E. Walton / UGC Whitehorse Falls on the North Umpqua River in Oregon. During a weekend outing in southern Oregon last September, Mark Walton headed to the Upper North Umpqua River in Oregon. He spotted these falls in a heavily wooded area just off Route 138. To blur the water’s flow, he set his […]

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Travel rewards credit cards: Which pay best?

<!– Updated document.write(niceDate(“3/12/2012 1:14 PM”)); Share –> When it comes to redeeming all those accrued miles and points for travel, not all travel rewards credit cards are created equally. The Digital Traveler Medioimages/Photodisc, Getty Images It’s wise when choosing airlines or hotel cards to research who their airline and lodging partners are. You can often […]

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T Magazine: High Gear

Essential equipment for ladies and gentlemen of the bike lane.

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TU Group makes travel dreams come true for sick child and lucky contest winner!

RICHMOND, British Columbia–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–TU Group and Travel Underwriters are making travel dreams come true through their Wish for a Wish contest! The contest supports the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Canada, raising funds to send a child with a life-threatening medical condition on the trip of a lifetime, and making Hayley Baerg the lucky winner […]

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Eight Last-Minute Spring Break 2012 Travel Ideas

Europe, Family/Kids Travel, Featured Posts, National Parks, Travel Deals, Travel News, Travel Planning, USA — <!–By PeterGreenberg.com–> on March 13, 2012 3:08 pm Across the country, schools are releasing hoards of cooped-up kids, but it’s not too late to turn this year’s spring break into an educational and affordable family experience. Mom of three and Poshbrood founder […]

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Mandarin Oriental to take over Atlanta hotel

The luxury Mandarin Oriental chain has finally found a way to enter the Atlanta market, after seeing its potential hotel deal in tony Buckhead fall apart during the recession. In May, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution recently reported, the struggling, 42-story Mansion on Peachtree will replace Rosewood Hotels with the larger Mandarin Oriental brand. The least-expensive room […]

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Princess to go big with buffet on next ship

MIAMI — Is this the beginning of an arms race in cruise ship buffets? Princess Cruises today revealed that the self-serve Horizon Court eatery on its next vessel, the Royal Princess, will be far larger than the ones found on its existing ships and feature a more open layout, wider food counters, new action stations […]

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