Monthly Archives: January 2011

Officials: Travel websites not clearly disclosing carriers

Investigators monitoring websites that sell airline tickets have found violations of rules requiring the carrier to be clearly disclosed.

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The 10 happiest towns in the West

Can where you live make you happy? It can if the place has qualities that are important to you, says Sunset Magazine.

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Unplugged: A low-tech trek in the Grand Canyon

There’s a small but growing number of destinations that are touting their cellphone- and Wi-Fi-free status to lure digitally overloaded trav …

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Passengers’ trauma lingers long after flight

Some fliers who have experienced near-disasters who say they wish airlines were required to provide them comfort and aid after their ordeals …

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Yo! Get your name on a billboard near Philly

Want your name on an I-95 billboard? Here’s your chance. Philadelphia’s tourist board has a contest to spotlight its “With Love, Philadelphia …

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EU blocks Olympic-Aegean merger on monopoly fears

Europe’s top competition regulator has blocked the merger between Greek airlines Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines, saying a combined carrier could …

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America’s dirtiest hotel? The grand prize goes to…

The (evidently not-so) Grand Resort Hotel & Convention Center in singer Dolly Parton’s old stomping grounds of Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

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Party with sex bombs at the Super Bowl

The Playoffs are over, and all football fans’ eyes now turn to the Feb. 6 Super Bowl, which will be in Dallas for the first time. Holly Madison, …

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Texas travel tips for Super Bowl visitors

While Super Bowl travelers are packing everything from T-shirts to wool coats for the area’s fickle weather, they’ll have plenty of indoor/outdoor …

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Canada hosts world’s longest cross-country ski marathon

Skiing 100 miles over two days is hard enough. Try doing it carrying a 30-pound pack and camping out overnight in sub-zero temperatures.

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