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Rising fuel prices will alter travel plans, survey finds

More than half, 54%, of leisure travelers who planned to travel by car say higher fuel prices would affect their plans. A smaller percentage, 26.8%, of business travelers would reconsider their plans. It would take an increase of at least 26 cents to $1.25 a gallon for travelers to alter their behavior. According to the […]

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Q&A: Dow Griffith, Location Manager, Scouts the World for the Film Industry

SINCE the late 1970s, Dow Griffith has traveled to 86 countries as a location manager for the film industry. It’s a fast-paced job that at any given moment has him scouting the world for a place that could look like Earth 1,000 years after humans abandoned it or the surface of Mars or a prehistoric […]

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Photos: Summer travel ideas in Alaska

As the days get longer, visitors start to show up. By sea, by road and by air –the migration usually starts in May. Are you ready? If you live here, you’re already regarded as an “Alaska expert.” A few tips: don’t let your visitors dawdle. Chances are good (excellent, actually) they’ll be flying in at […]

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Gaylord Orlando gets $50 million revamp

This week’s Makeover Monday features a $50 million hotel makeover in Orlando, and a $600,000 sprucing up in suburban Washington D.C. USA TODAY’s Hotel Check-In intern Julia Ryan wrote this week’s stories. Orlando The Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla., is in the final stages of a $50 million renovation that includes revamped guest rooms, […]

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Letters: Letters to the Travel Editor

Opinion » Editorial: Dementia Behind Bars The prison system is struggling to cope with a rising tide of older, sicker inmates. States must pursue other avenues.

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InsuranceCalculator.net Partners With Insurance Companies In Florida To Provide Competitive Rates To Florida Residents

Residents in Florida can now use InsuranceCalculator.net to obtain insurance quotes instantly online. InsuranceCalculator.net works with the top auto, home, health, life, business, and travel insurance companies in Florida to help consumers save money on insurance. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Residents in Florida can now use InsuranceCalculator.net to obtain insurance quotes instantly online. […]

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Atlanta delegation travels through China, gathers rail ideas

Print E-mail By Jeremiah McWilliams The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and a delegation of more than 40 people started a trade mission to China with a 190 mph train ride from the Shanghai airport to a sleek station in the city. Channel 2 Action News Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (left) accepts a gift […]

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Royal Caribbean sets two-day sale

Royal Caribbean is kicking off a two-day sale on Tuesday on every one of its voyages in June and beyond. The line says the “Wow” sale, as it’s being called, will bring savings of up to $200 per cabin in the form of an on-board credit. Under the terms of the offer, customers will get […]

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NYC: Is it an office building

Two years ago in Manhattan, Hyatt opened its Andaz Wall Street boutique hotel in a former J.P. Morgan office tower, taking advantage of the building’s 21-foot-high ceilings to create its visually striking lobby. That hotel was on the forefront of a trend that continues today, the Wall Street Journal reports this morning. New York hotel […]

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NeatReceipts helps you organize receipts and business cards

The Neat Company of Philadelphia offers a NeatReceipts portable scanner and software system that enable you to scan those taxi, restaurant and hotel receipts, as well as business cards and other documents, and then organize them for company expense reports, taxes or just archival purposes. And, with the April 17 federal tax deadline approaching, this […]

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