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Need Inspiration? Take a Peek Inside a Painter's Travel Journal
Each page of Dunaway's pictorial travel journals contains a finished painting and an occasional caption—some cheeky, some straightforward, and some poetic. She's got the feelings we've all felt while exploring and experiencing life away from home …
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Travel London to Birmingham for £8 RETURN as trains firm launch 72-hour flash sale
Savvy travellers shopping around for spring holiday bargains – including over the Easter break, can make some smart savings from Tuesday, as one train operator has plans to unveil a 72-hour seat sale with fares from £4 UK-wide. Virgin Trains' Big …

Travel conditions good as snow fails to stick in Central Indiana
The Hamilton County Emergency Management Agency issued a yellow traveled advisory that will remain in effect until further notice, meaning that routine travel may be restricted in some areas and drivers should use caution. A winter weather advisory …
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Travel tip: 3 new things to do in Scottsdale

Travel tip: 3 new things to do in Scottsdale
Travel Tip: Scottsdale, part deux. Last week, we dished on hotel deals near Scottsdale Stadium, the Cactus League home of the San Francisco Giants. Now here are a few hot, new, non-baseball things to explore while you're there: Look: Discover Bruce …
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Winter storm warning ends in suburbs after travel headaches
Wind-whipped snow created whiteout conditions Wednesday and brought travel by plane, car and train to a slow crawl. More than 1,100 flights were canceled at O'Hare and Midway airports Wednesday, and Southwest Airlines canceled all of its flights into …
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Travel an issue in both Illinois and Indiana; some counties under travel advisory
WABASH VALLEY (WTHI) – Snow and slick conditions are causing travel issues in both Indiana and Illinois. In Indiana Parke County is currently under a travel advisory. Most roads in our Illinois counties are already snow and ice covered. Stay updated …

PE-backed On Location Experiences buys Anthony Travel

PE-backed On Location Experiences buys Anthony Travel
On Location Experiences, an experience-based hospitality business owned by Bruin Sports Capital, RedBird Capital Partners, 32 Equity and Jon Bon Jovi, acquired Anthony Travel, a university and sports travel management company. Financial terms of the …
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Startup pitch: Stride applies metasearch to tours and adventure travel
Stride Travel is a San Francisco startup that aims to help travelers find their perfect guided trip or tour. It says it is the first metasearch reviews website for all experiential pre-planned trips, from multi-day group tours to independent adventure …
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Instead of drivers' licenses as IDs for air travel, how about passports or
Driver's licensesand air travel. Just read Catharine Hamm's "On the Spot" column about air travel and California driver's licenses ["You Have License to Be Frustrated," Feb. 14]. Very simple answer: Require a federally issued passport for all air …
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AA Sues For Fast Wi-Fi: 5 Business Travel and Travel Tech Trends That Defined

AA Sues For Fast Wi-Fi: 5 Business Travel and Travel Tech Trends That Defined
Slow inflight Wi-Fi is the bane of many a traveler's existence — so American Airlines has decided to do something about it, suing to break its contract with current provider Gogo. AA is taking advantage of a clause in its contract with the company …
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County commissioners approve travel, transfer of general funds
During the meeting, commissioners approved out-of-state travel costs for County Engineer Monty Proctor to attend the National Association of County Engineers Conference in Tacoma, Washington in April. The approximate cost of the trip is $ 2,550. (What …
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Lifting travel ban to Cuba opens cultural opportunity
Tuesday's action doesn't yet allow U.S. citizens to travel to Cuba strictly for tourist purposes, but it will open the door for more Americans to visit the country more easily, provided their travel falls under one of 12 categories. They include …
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Cape Cod Travel Guide Covers the Commercial Side of the Cape

Cape Cod Travel Guide Covers the Commercial Side of the Cape
CENTERVILLE – The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce has published this year's Cape Cod Travel Guide magazine. The widely-distributed publication features 136 pages of Cape-related articles, photographs, destination and cultural guides. Chamber CEO …
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Monroe County travel advisory lifted
Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo issued a travel advisory Tuesday urging residents to avoid any unnecessary travel until 5 a.m. Wednesday morning. In addition the County's Emergency Operations Center will be partially activated. All residents are …
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Recall Alert: Apple's World Travel Adapter Kit Could Shock You
Mac-using jet-setters take notice, Apple has just recalled 814,000 of their World Travel Adapter Kits and wall plug adapters. There have been reports of the two-prong wall plug adapters breaking and posing an electric shock risk. Per the Consumer …
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NASA expands collection of retro-style posters promoting space travel
There has been a growing interest in travel to Mars since NASA's robotic Curiosity rover landed on the planet in 2012. In 2013, over 200,000 people applied for a one-way ticket to join a Mars settlement, and last year NASA ran a competition to find …
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Why I Fell In Love With Solo Travel
Solo travel might seem intimidating at first, but it allows you to have an incredible, personal experience while abroad. If you have ever travelled in a group, or with another person, you know how incredibly special it can be to share the experience of …
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7 Wellness Travel Trends to Watch in 2016
According to the Global Wellness Institute, wellness tourism is one of the fastest developing sectors of the travel market. "[Wellness tourism] revenues expanded from $ 438 billion in 2012 to $ 494 billion in 2013 – and that 12.7 percent growth rate was …
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Son of Cuban émigré, Cruz says Obama shouldn't travel to communist nation

Son of Cuban émigré, Cruz says Obama shouldn't travel to communist nation
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz at a campaign town hall hosted by CNN in Greenville, South Carolina, Wednesday. Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Reuters. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says President Barack Obama should not travel to Cuba next month.
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Off The Grid: 5 Things To Know Before Traveling To China
Maybe you want to see the epicenter of the Orient … how the oldest surviving civilization—4,000 years—still operates. Maybe it's the number of people, nearly 1.4 billion of them. Perhaps you just want to travel halfway around the world. Whatever the …
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Wheels Up Rushes to Be the Uber of Private Plane Travel
Last week, Wheels Up launched a different sort of travel option—public charter flights they're marketing as “Hot Flights” and/or “Shared Flights” via their new app 8760, in partnership with Apollo Jets, a luxury charter broker. A membership costs only …
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U.S.-Cuba Air Travel Deal Will Help Caribbean Service, JetBlue Says
Commercial flights between the U.S. and Cuba are set to resume for the first time in more than 50 years. David Greene talks to Scott Laurence, senior vice president for JetBlue. DAVID GREENE, HOST: When you're a journalist, your friends often ask you …
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China Spends Big on Holiday Travel, Movies and Cruises

China Spends Big on Holiday Travel, Movies and Cruises
Travel transactions were up 42 percent, with the government projecting that people will make 2.91 billion trips during the 40-day festival, which sets in motion the world's largest annual human migration. "The tourism market expanded rapidly, driven by …
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Is the Travel Industry Ignoring Black Travelers?
I travel a lot, and I do mean TRAVEL. In 2014, I visited 14 countries, from Beirut to Sri Lanka; that number fell to 12 in 2015, but I've already circumnavigated the globe in 2016 courtesy of a trip to Indonesia in January. I've logged over 3.5 million …
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​Hilton takes on online travel sites, debuts new 'book direct' marketing
Hoteliers throughout the industry have been pushing direct booking for the past few years in an attempt to avoid paying commissions to online travel agencies. Hilton says this is the largest marketing campaign in its 97-year history, though Weinstein …
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The biggest thing preventing humans from interstellar space travel
Jemison is the lead researcher on the 100 Year Starship project, a US government-funded study whose main task is drawing up the blueprint for the next 100 years of interstellar travel. It asks tomorrow's most pressing questions today, like: Where are …
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Health officials: 21 cases of travel-related Zika in Florida

Health officials: 21 cases of travel-related Zika in Florida
One more case of travel-related Zika virus has been confirmed, bringing the statewide number to 21, according to the Florida Department of Health on Monday. The new case was reported in Broward County. The state's public health emergency spans eight …
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Chicago weather: Snow moves through, snarls travel
Heavy snowfall descended on the Chicago area Sunday afternoon, causing problems for drivers and air travelers on Valentine's Day. Between 2-4 inches of snow is expected to fall in total on Sunday. By later Sunday and early Monday, most of us will see 2 …
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Trek at 50: The quest for a unifying theory of time travel in Star Trek

Trek at 50: The quest for a unifying theory of time travel in Star Trek
While we can't get too deep into the purported mechanisms behind Trek time travel—they rely on things like “chronotons” whose nature real-world science has sadly yet to discover—it's still interesting to ponder time travel's effects. How does it …
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Travel briefs
The Cleveland Botanical Garden's "Orchid Mania" continues through March 6, bringing visitors the sights and sounds of Cuba. Tropical landscapes and colorful scenes, with dazzling orchids everywhere, will help leave winter far behind. Call 216-721-1600 …
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