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JetBlue provides Florida service from Baltimore

JetBlue is introducing twice daily, non-cease services to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport out of Baltimore/Washington Airport.

The route will start in November and seats will be up for sale with the impending November routine release.... Read More

Focus on Culinary Travel

Modern traveler would like to ‘taste the place’... Read More

Gale to open hotel in Fort Lauderdale

The Gale Resort brand name, which debuted in Miami’s South Seaside in 2012, is growing to Fort Lauderdale.... Read More

Disney hikes ticket prices at U.S. topic parks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Browsing Mickey and Minnie just acquired far more high-priced.

The Walt Disney Co. elevated ticket charges to go to Disneyland, Walt Disney Globe and the relaxation of its U.S. theme parks, effective Sunday.... Read More

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I lost my driver’s license over a year ago. I lose stuff all the time. Credit cards, passports, car keys, cash, books, bags, laptops. It doesn’t worry me, they usually turn up eventually. The last time I was in New York, I left my backpack in a taxi. I had taken three of my kids with me, so I was a little distracted when we got out. All of our passports were in the backpack, as well as my laptop, where everything I have written in the last 20 years is stored. I never talk to taxi drivers, but this one had been so friendly that I ended up questioning him a little. At a red light he even took out a photograph of his children, which he showed me. When we got back to the hotel that afternoon, I asked the receptionist what we could do. He just shook his head and said I could forget about seeing my backpack again. This is New York, he said. But the driver was from Nepal, I objected. And he had two kids. I’m sorry, the receptionist said, I don’t think that will help much. But of course you can report it missing. At that point the doorman came over, he had overheard our conversation and said he knew some Nepalis, should he call them for me? So he did, and I met them outside the hotel a while later. Based on my description, they identified the driver, and the next morning the backpack was waiting for me at the reception desk.... Read More

Viking enters Mississippi River market place

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and Viking Cruises Chairman Torstein Hagen on Tuesday declared that New Orleans would serve as the homeport for Viking’s 1st foray into the North American river cruising market place, with 6 new vessels slated to be created in excess of the program of a few several years, starting up with two that will established sail in 2017.

The 6 new vessels will be developed in U.S. shipyards and crewed by U.S. citizens at a price of $ ninety million to $ a hundred million per vessel. The vessels will be owned by Los Angeles-dependent investment management organization Tennenbaum Funds Partners and will be time-chartered to Viking in compliance with maritime regulations.... Read More