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A short history of airport moving walkways

Portland International Airport received a special variance to install an energy-saving, stop-start, motion activated moving walkway. (Photo: Port of Portland) “The moving walkway is now ending…..” Moving sidewalks, flat escalators or Trav-O-Lator machines, as the Otis Elevator Company dubbed their … Continue reading

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New England’s most scenic hotels and resorts

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Clay Brook at Sugarbush: The Clay Brook is an upscale slopeside property just outside Sugarbush Village in Vermont. It has 61 large units that range from studios to five-bedroom suites, all featuring full … Continue reading

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Celebrity statuary: 10 towns that honor their famous residents

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Finally, Elvis’ 1956 Homecoming concert is memorialized in a statue in Downtown Tupelo’s Fairpark District, mirroring the iconic photo “The Hands,” by Roger Marshutz.(Photo: Thomas Wells/Tupelo CVB) Film buffs could center an entire … Continue reading

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Eight great Scandinavian eateries in NYC

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide n’eat will serve New Nordic fare, such as this Smoked Onion dish with local fish, housemade fresh cheese and juniper.(Photo: Madison McGaw, BFA.com) We’re getting in the kitchen with New York City chefs preparing international … Continue reading

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Tour the newly renovated Harrah's Las Vegas

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Harrah’s Las Vegas opened in 1992 taking over the former Holiday Casino (opened in 1973).(Photo: Steve Marcus, for USA TODAY) USA TODAY Travel features exclusive, in-depth photo tours of Las Vegas’ world-famous hotels and casino resorts. … Continue reading

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Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel and Casino

None Cabanas are available to rent by the day and boast seating, a TV, reading materials, a fridge, a phone, a raft, towels, fruit and water. Steve Marcus, for USA TODAY

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Photo tour: Inside the little luxury ship that will show you Scotland

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide The Hebridean Princess is a small, 50-passenger cruise ship that sails the British Isles.(Photo: David Swanson for USA TODAY) Thinking about a trip to Scotland? Our latest Cruise Ship Tour, in the carousel … Continue reading

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Unique celebrations mark World Tourism Day

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Tourists pose for a photo in front of pyramids in Giza, Egypt. (Photo: Khaled Elfiqi, European Pressphoto Agency) World Tourism Day was created by the United Nations to highlight the importance of travel … Continue reading

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Over-the-top inauguration packages at D.C. hotels

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide No matter who ends up in the White House, Washington, D.C., will throw its biggest party in four years on Jan. 20, and hotels are already gearing up for it. A number of … Continue reading

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On one easyJet flight, the captain is 26 and the co-pilot 19

This image provided by easyJet shows 26-year-old Capt. Kate McWilliams alongside one of the carrier’s Airbus jets. (Photo: easyJet) When Capt. Kate McWilliams and first officer Luke Elsworth piloted an easyJet flight from London to Malta from last week, the duo almost surely … Continue reading

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