Universal fun for the family as theme parks conjure high-tech movie magic

Universal fun for the family as theme parks conjure high-tech movie magic

ORLANDO – Parents with a pack of tweens and teens will find a pop-culture cornucopia of fun this summer in the current iteration of Universal Orlando’s pair of theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Nowhere on the planet but Florida will thrill-seekers find all housed in one adventure location – a […]

Southwest Airlines raises EarlyBird Check-In fees

Southwest Airlines raises EarlyBird Check-In fees

From Travel Pulse The EarlyBird Check-In feature offered by Southwest Airlines has become popular with travelers, but the company has increased the price of the option by 20 percent. According to FoxNews.com, Southwest Airlines has increased the cost of the EarlyBird Check-In feature from $12.50 to $15 for a one-way trip. When the program was […]

Cruise lines hit bumpy waters In Cuban cruise approvals

Cruise lines hit bumpy waters In Cuban cruise approvals

From Travel Pulse Cuban cruises are all the rage in the news as Carnival Corporation’s new Fathom line has been approved to bring U.S. citizens to the Caribbean island nation and Ponant announces that it too will take Americans to Cuba. However, permission has not been granted to all cruise lines, and one peculiar restriction applies […]

Only three U.S. airports require security checks for employees, TSA administrator says

Only three U.S. airports require security checks for employees, TSA administrator says

TSA administrator Robert Neffenger admitted Wednesday that only three U.S. airports require employees to go through a security check before entering “secured” areas of the airport. Mr. Neffenger made the confession to lawmakers at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on TSA security on Wednesday. Atlanta, Miami, and Orlando’s airports are the only three to require […]

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 […]

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