Latest travel accessories help ease the pain

Latest travel accessories help ease the pain

ANALYSIS/OPINION LAS VEGAS–Travel is as much about what you carry as where you are carrying it. If you have to go, you have to have gear – the lighter, the more comfortable, the more technical or durable in its eco-ingredients, the better. There are suitcases that turn into desks. There are disposable panties for those […]

Why it’s worth visiting the Caribbean in summer

Why it’s worth visiting the Caribbean in summer

From Travel Pulse The Caribbean in July? My New York friends think I’m crazy. What they fail to grasp, however, is that not only is summer pricing more friendly, but so is the lazy, laid back, off-season atmosphere. Empty beaches, open tables, little competition for the bartender’s attention, and no bulky winter coat stuffed into […]

Experience the Wild West on the Rails

Experience the Wild West on the Rails

From Travel Pulse April 9 will mark the beginning of the Nevada Northern Rail season and this year, there will be new programs and special excursions. The railway is a National Historic Landmark and provides a window into the days when the steam engine ruled the Wild West. This year, the season begins on April […]

Visit the Bijoux on the Baja

Visit the Bijoux on the Baja

Perched at the bottom of the Baja Peninsula – that jagged arm that juts south into the Pacific from the crowded borders of California – are the rockin’ town of Cabo San Lucas and its art town neighbor of San Jose del Cabo. Together they comprise what is widely known as Los Cabos. In some […]

The Top 15 movie tours to take this summer

The Top 15 movie tours to take this summer

From Travel Pulse Whether you’re planning a family road trip through Arizona or a pilgrimage to Middle Earth this summer, there is a movie tour just waiting for you. Here are our 15 top movie tour picks for 2016. Atlanta Movie Tours, Atlanta, GA Currently, Atlanta is the third most popular filming location, behind New […]

State Department issues Europe travel alert after Brussels attacks

State Department issues Europe travel alert after Brussels attacks

The State Department issued a travel alert Tuesday night, advising Americans of the “risks of travel to and throughout Europe” for the next 90 days. In its statement, the department said terrorist groups “continue to plan” further attacks in the wake of Tuesday’s bombings of the Brussels airport and subway that killed more than 30 […]

How the Grand Canyon changed our ideas of natural beauty

How the Grand Canyon changed our ideas of natural beauty

Stephen Pyne, Arizona State University Few sights are as instantly recognizable, and few sites speak more fully to American nationalism. Standing on the South Rim in 1903, President Teddy Roosevelt proclaimed it “one of the great sights every American should see.” It’s true. Every visitor today knows the Grand Canyon as a unique testimony to […]

Marriott, Starwood sign amended merger agreement

Marriott, Starwood sign amended merger agreement

From Travel Pulse Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced Monday that they have signed an amended merger agreement in wake of the recent takeover offer put forth by a consortium led by China’s Anbang Insurance Group. Under the amended merger agreement, Starwood’s shareholders will receive $21.00 and 0.80 shares of Marriott common […]

What should travelers really be worried about?

What should travelers really be worried about?

From Travel Pulse This seems like a dangerous time to travel. Every few weeks, a new terror attack, plane crash or mass shooting hits the headlines. Formerly safe destinations like Mali, Tunisia, Turkey and Egypt are now seen as dangerous places. 2015 showed us that even popular tourist spots like Thailand are not immune to bombings […]

TSA working to shorten wait times at airports

TSA working to shorten wait times at airports

From Travel Pulse Due to larger crowds and longer wait times, the Transportation Security Administration is making some changes. The TSA chief told USA Today on Friday that the agency is hiring more screening officers and reassigning canine teams to busier airports. READ MORE: House Approves Bill To Allow Online Sign-Ups for TSA PreCheck TSA […]

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