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  • Welcome mat out for gay, lesbian travelers

     Welcome mat out for gay, lesbian travelers
    At the kickoff of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association's annual convention this month, that organization's strides — not to mention the entire nation's — were no more clear than on a simple United Airlines banner beside the...
  • Florida Express plans Lauderdale-Orlando-Tally service March 20

    Florida Express plans Lauderdale-Orlando-Tally service March 20
    South Florida travelers frustrated by the limited and often expensive flight options to Orlando and Tallahassee could soon have another option for getting there. Florida Express Jet Travel announced Monday that it plans to launch daily nonstop flights...
  • Galapagos cruises offer beautiful paradise in the 'middle of nowhere'

    Galapagos cruises offer beautiful paradise in the 'middle of nowhere'
    For nature lovers it is paradise: Ecuador's Archipiélago de Colón, islands better known as the Galapagos. Located in the proverbial "middle of nowhere" in the Pacific Ocean, 600 miles from the coast of Ecuador, these remote islands of volcanic origin...
  • Nationwide cruise sales event runs through Oct. 27

    Thinking of taking a cruise soon? If so, you're in luck, as many cruise operators are now offering discounts and incentives to woo travelers into cabins for holiday cruises or early 2014 sailings. Starting Sunday, consumers will find bargains aplenty...
  • World cruises still a popular option for affluent travelers

    World cruises still a popular option for affluent travelers
    Industry specialists say world cruises are gaining in popularity among well-heeled travelers who no longer want to hold off on bucket list trips and once-in-a-lifetime vacations until the economy fully recovers. These extended cruises, which typically...
  • Emirates Airlines to offer A380 service from Dubai to LAX

    Emirates Airlines to offer A380 service from Dubai to LAX
    Emirates Airlines, named this week as the world's best airline in ratings published by SkyTrax, will begin A380 service from Dubai to Los Angeles on Dec. 2. “Demand has steadily grown since we commenced operation to L.A. in 2008," said Orhan...
  • On the Spot: Readers share ideas for traveling solo

    On the Spot: Readers share ideas for traveling solo
    A woman who wants to travel but doesn't have a travel mate asked what she might do to avoid paying the singles supplement. She doesn't especially want to room with a stranger, but she doesn't want to pay the surcharge that solo travelers often are...
  • The multitrip pass worked for a backpacker; how about 3 decades later?

    The multitrip pass worked for a backpacker; how about 3 decades later?
    PARIS — I'd just battled an Italian train conductor over a modest procedural omission regarding my Eurail pass, and now, for grisly reasons unrelated to the altercation, her fast train to Milan had become a slow train to Milan. I wasn't going to...
  • Airline delays decline, but there's a catch to those numbers

    Airline delays decline, but there's a catch to those numbers
    Airline delays and cancellations have dropped significantly in the last few years. At least that's what federal statistics show. But the numbers may not be telling us the whole story. That is one of the conclusions in a new report by the office of...
  • At LAX, airlines ease restrictions, travelers hunt for alternatives

    As thousands of travelers dealt with delayed and canceled flights in the wake of Friday morning’s LAX shootings, several airlines loosened their rules for rebooking. But their offers varied. Here’s a round-up of what Alaska, American, Delta,...
  • Here's the fast lane of airport screening

    Here's the fast lane of airport screening
    More than 25 million people have left their coats and shoes on their bodies, their laptops and 3-ounce liquids packed away and walked through a metal detector rather than a body scanner since the 2011 launch of the Transportation Security Administration's...