Posts Tagged ‘travel’

Visit Canada: Hotwire Names Top Discount Cities

July 18, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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If you haven’t nailed down any summer vacation plans yet, you may want to consider our neighbors to the north–Canada. Montreal is lovely–even more so when the hotels are affordable. Discount travel giant Hotwire has just revealed the top five cities where hotel prices have dropped the most, and if you’ve been meaning to check out Canada, now may be the time….

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New Behind The Scenes Tour For Royal Caribbean Cruisers

July 7, 2011 |  by  |  Entertainment, Lifestyle  |  1 Comment
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Getting backstage passes at a concert is an experience like no other, but what about getting that same insider access on a cruise ship? Now you can on Royal Caribbean! The cruise giant is offering elaborate behind the scenes tours that give cruisers access to the bridge, galley and other normally off limits areas of the ship.

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Air France 447: Final 3.5 Minutes Of Horrific Crash

May 27, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News  |  No Comments
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June 1, 2009. That’s the date of one of the worst air disasters in history, Air France 447, which took the lives of all 228 people on board. The cause of the crash has baffled investigators for nearly two years, but now we may have some answers. The cockpit voice recorders were found revealing what went wrong during the final three minutes and thirty seconds of Air France 447.

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Volcanic Ash Cloud Disturbing Air Space

May 24, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News  |  No Comments
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For all you travelers out there, you may want to recheck the status of your flight before heading to Europe. A volcanic ash cloud from Iceland’s Grimsvotn volcano is hovering over the U.K. and is on the move. The pesky ash cloud threatens a route that serves 30,000 flights daily. Hopefully yours isn’t one of them.

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Disney Cruise Line Announces New Ports For 2012

April 6, 2011 |  by  |  Entertainment, Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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2012 is going to be a good year if you love Disney and live in New York, Galveston or Seattle! Disney Cruise Lines has announced a major expansion, so why not go on a Disney cruise from a port near you!

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Southwest Airlines Scare In The Sky

April 4, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News  |  No Comments
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Tons of people are afraid of flying, and after the Southwest Airlines emergency landing on Friday, there might be a whole bunch more vowing to stay out of the friendly skies. As you’ve probably heard, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 had to make an emergency landing after a 5-foot long hole blew open the roof of the plane. Luckily no serious injuries were reported.

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Airfarewatchdog Helps You Nab A Deal

January 19, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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When it comes to flying, who doesn’t want to save money? Baggage fees, extra fuel costs and inflated ticket prices in general are just some of the headaches associated with air travel. But if you’re looking to shave off a few dollar signs, travel site Airfarewatchdog may just become your new best friend.

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Business As Usual After Bomb Scare At Newark Airport

December 20, 2010 |  by  |  Breaking News  |  No Comments
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There are tons of things at the airport that could put a damper on your holiday festivities–flight delays, bad weather and excessive security groping checks. But that’s not what happened this morning at Newark International Airport in New Jersey. The holiday season got a little less merry for travelers at Newark Airport after a bomb scare shut down Terminal A for over half an hour.

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Qantas A380 Engine Failure Grounds Plane In Singapore

November 4, 2010 |  by  |  Breaking News  |  1 Comment
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Between rocky landings and turbulence, air travel can be scary enough, but with engine failure thrown into the mix, flying can be a complete nightmare. And a nightmare it was for passengers on a Qantas flight en route to Sydney, Australia Thursday when A380 engine failure forced them to make an emergency landing.
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Another Volcano Expected To Erupt in Iceland

November 2, 2010 |  by  |  Breaking News  |  1 Comment
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Another volcano is expected to erupt in Iceland.

First Iceland had a huge financial collapse, then the oddest named volcano ever, Eyjafjallajokul, blew its top and caused the worst European air space shutdown since World War 2. And don’t get  me started on those long, frigid winters and lack of sunlight.

Now, experts are now warning Iceland of another eruption from Grimsvotn, the next anticipated Icelandic volcano.

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