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Method to the madness: How hotels set room rates

Hotel room rates can fluctuate on a variety of factors, including demand, room type and even weather.(Photo: Best Western International) For hotel guests, it can be dizzying how the cost of the same room, at the same property, can vary … Continue reading

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Fly Guy: Ways to prevent, and fix, air travel problems

A traveler checks the departure board at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago.(Photo: Paul Beaty, AP) Everyone likes to complain about air travel and all the things that can go wrong — canceled flights, missed connections, overbooking, lost bags and bad … Continue reading

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Virgin Atlantic launches first Dreamliner route

Last SlideNext Slide Virgin Atlantic’s inaugural revenue flight on the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is seen at Boston Logan International Airport on Oct. 28, 2014.(Photo: Photo courtesy of Rich Barnett) Tags Boeing John F. Kennedy Sr. Virgin Atlantic launched its first … Continue reading

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Snacks so good they’re state symbols

If you haven’t heard the buzz, state snacks are officially a “thing,” thanks to New York’s recent declaration that yogurt is its official treat. Surprisingly, the Empire State isn’t the only member of the state snack club. Four other states … Continue reading

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10 airlines that still give fliers free perks

Upper-class passengers on Virgin Atlantic flights can stretch their legs at the onboard bar while sipping cocktails at 35,000 feet.(Photo: Virgin Atlantic) Surprise! We lost your luggage. Surprise! Your tray table is broken. While it seems like most airline surprises … Continue reading

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Photo tour: The luxury of the revamped Regent Mariner

Regent Seven Seas Mariner sets sail after a complete refurbishment. VPC Article source: Article Source

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Route 66: A road trip into history

Alien-themed motels, vintage auto installations, ghost towns, truck stop diners and London Bridge are among the many magical aspects of Route 66, America’s beloved Mother Road. Though parts of this legendary highway are fading into antiquity, it’s more important to … Continue reading

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Touring Europe in style on a luxury cruise ship

Explore the Regent Seven Seas Mariner’s unlimited European shore excursions. Article source: Article Source

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How to have a very Vegas Halloween

Las Vegas can get pretty scary this time of year. There are plenty of opportunities to scream your head off in haunted houses, or to just head out in costume to celebrate Halloween. Just remember that if you’re walking into … Continue reading

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Traveler’s table: Deep fried meat around the globe

Traveling foodie Kate Parham Kordsmeier offers a taste of how nine cultures prepare breaded and fried cutlets and where to try each dish here in the USA. I’m a Southerner — born and raised in Atlanta, Ga., which is to … Continue reading

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