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CELINE DION ENDING HER LONG VEGAS RUN. TICKETS FOR GOODBYE SHOWS GO ON SALE FRIDAY

Celine Dion will say au revoir to Las Vegas next year, after a run spanning 16 years before millions of fans. The superstar announced...

THE THREE MOST IMPORTANT RULES FOR PROTECTING YOUR TRIP AND YOURSELF

Question: A friend and I signed up for a Smithsonian Journeys' European trip. Unfortunately, she fell and broke her wrist, which required...

 
 
 

RIVER CRUISES ON THE DANUBE REACHED A LOW POINT THIS SUMMER, BUT THINGS MAY BE LOOKING UP

California isn't the only place that's suffering from drought. Just ask anyone who planned to take a Danube River cruise in Central...

LAS VEGAS' LUCKY DRAGON HOTEL CLOSING ITS DOORS

Las Vegas' financially troubled Lucky Dragon resort will close its doors less than two years after opening. The 200-room hotel is expected...

 
 
 

IN VANCOUVER, CANADA, MEALS ARE GETTING WILDER AND WILDER

I grew up on a mountainside in north Vancouver with forests in my backyard, so it seemed normal to head out the back door with my Austrian...

THIS QUEBEC TRAIN TRIP IS A FEAST FOR BODY AND SOUL

Orange, red and yellow flashed outside my window as our train glided alongside a panorama of forests dressed in brilliant fall leaves....

 
 
 

IT'S A DINO FEST AND A BANANA FEAST IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NEXT WEEKEND

Have time to kill? You can learn about dinosaurs, try banana desserts or stop by a giant musical block party in Southern California....

TRAVEL LETTERS: SAN DIEGO TRUST & SAVINGS BANK BEING REBORN AS A HOTEL WAS NO SMALL CHANGE

In reference to Mary Forgione's article about hotels in former bank buildings: She missed one much closer to home [“Nice Hotels Deposited...

 
 
 

THE ANTI-VEGAS SOLUTION TO SENSORY OVERLOAD: HIKING, BIKING, KAYAKING AND HOUSEBOATING WILL SOOTHE THE SENSES

Instead of shiny steel hotel towers, I saw dusty red rock pinnacles towering above me. Dazzling neon signs had disappeared in favor...

CRUISE INDUSTRY SEEKS TO REASSURE WORRIED CUSTOMERS AFTER CARIBBEAN STORMS

Last year's disastrous hurricane season, coupled with Hurricane Florence's recent assault on the Carolinas, may be causing vacationers...

 
 
 

YES, CALIFORNIA HAS A FULL-ON FALL. AND THE SIERRA IS STARTING TO POP ALREADY

Welcome to fall, California style, which officially starts with the equinox on Saturday, but has been dressing for the occasion for...

HEY Y'ALL, THIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN SPEAKING. IN AN ACCENT YOU MAY NOT LIKE

Commercial airline pilots with Texas accents inspire the least amount of confidence in U.S. passengers, according to a study of Americans'...

 
 
 

ROUND TRIP TO SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, FROM LAX FOR $838 ON QANTAS

Fare: LAX to Sydney, Australia, for $838 round trip, including all taxes and fees, on Qantas. Restrictions: The fare, subject to availability,...

A TOAST TO THESE SPEAKEASIES, WHERE COCKTAILS ARE HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT

Eighty-five years after Prohibition ended, speakeasies have become less about hiding the consumption of alcohol and more about serving...

 
 
 

WHAT U.S. CITY IS THE MOST FUN? UM, IT'S NOT LOS ANGELES - NOT EVEN CLOSE

What is the best city in America to have a good time? Hint: It's not L.A., Chicago or even New York. It's Las Vegas. Los Angeles, meanwhile,...

YOSEMITE SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR NEXT WEEK'S END-OF-SUMMER TRASH CLEANUP

Ready to spruce up one of the most splendid places on the planet? Yosemite National Park is seeking volunteers for a five-day litter...

 
 
 

ESCAPES: SAVORING YOUR PICTURE-PERFECT SUMMER VACATION

Funny how the smallest encounters become part of the circle that is life.

ESCAPES: READER PHOTOS TAKE US AROUND THE WORLD

Welcome to our favorite edition of the year. When you work in Travel, choosing your favorite is a little bit like anointing one of...

 
 
 

EXPLORE WEST AFRICA ON A SMALL-SHIP ADVENTURE

Spot wildlife from the bow of a small ship on a new eight-day adventure offered by Peregrine. The cruise, which sails round trip from...

IT'S MORE THAN JUST CHILD'S PLAY ON A WEEKEND ESCAPE TO LEGOLAND IN CARLSBAD

Our grandsons, ages 4 and 7, live and breathe Legos, so they rejoiced when I booked a hotel and admissions package at Legoland in Carlsbad...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

BITM2018 successfully concluded with strong business matching sessions

BITM2018 successfully concluded with strong business matching sessions

The 2nd Beijing International Travel Mart 2018 was successfully concluded with some 3,120 business matching sessions between its exhibitors and hosted buyers. Over the three... Read more ...

Middlesex University Dubai announces celebration of World Tourism Day

Middlesex University Dubai announces celebration of World Tourism Day

Middlesex University Dubai has announced the celebration of the World Tourism Day on Thursday 27 September this year. The day will include an expert panel discussion and a... Read more ...

Save On Hundreds Of Luggage Pieces From Nordstrom Rack's Travel Flash Sale

Save On Hundreds Of Luggage Pieces From Nordstrom Rack's Travel Flash Sale

Shop Nordstrom Rack's Travel Flash Sale and save on hundreds of pieces of luggage, including luggage sets, carry-ons, back packs, hand bags, roller bags, and duffels. There's a... Read more ...

New Eco-Friendly Luxuries with The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

New Eco-Friendly Luxuries with The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has started producing its own eco-friendly glass bottled water and is creating a rooftop garden to grow fresh food. Both initiatives... Read more ...

Four Seasons Hotel São Paulo at Nações Unidas Now Confirming Reservations...

Four Seasons Hotel São Paulo at Nações Unidas Now Confirming Reservations Ahead of Opening

The countdown is on to the grand opening of Four Seasons Hotel São Paulo at Nações Unidas, as the Hotel opens its reservations books and confirms arrivals beginning October 15... Read more ...

2nd Annual Travel Tech Middle East Congress will recognize the new players...

2nd Annual Travel Tech Middle East Congress will recognize the new players of tourism world

Verve Management is thrilled to reveal the launch of Travel Tech Gala Awards 2018, dedicated to support, promote and the develop the Middle East Travel and Tourism Industry by... Read more ...

Future of business travel at the forefront during conference

Future of business travel at the forefront during conference

Turkish Airlines Corporate Club Conference was held on 17-18 September in Istanbul, in partnership with the Global Business Travel Association saw industry industry leaders... Read more ...

Bath hotel welcomes its new manager

Bath hotel welcomes its new manager

Bath hotel named its new General Manager for Apex City. Michael Musgrave, an experienced hotelier will lead the team at the four-star property in the heart of Bath. His... Read more ...

The 30 best countries for job satisfaction, making new friends, and raising...

The 30 best countries for job satisfaction, making new friends, and raising a family, according to expats

VIVID TRAVEL Moving to a new country is tough. It often means needing to find new friends, working in a new environment, and settling into a totally new way of life. That's why... Read more ...

Flash floods, landslides kill at least 22 in northern India

Flash floods, landslides kill at least 22 in northern India

Flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rain in parts of north India led to the death of at least 22 people in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Punjab and... Read more ...