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  • Yuma: See the light! It's now a tourist draw

    YUMA, Ariz. So I came to Pivot Point Interpretive Plaza, hard by the Colorado River, for illumination. Nothing epiphanic, nothing metaphorical at all. Actual illumination, as in the nightly laser "show" that is supposed to send twin beams across the low-...
  • Ancient Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declines

    It's high season in Petra, an ancient city hewn from rose-colored rock and Jordan's biggest tourist draw. Yet nearby hotels stand virtually empty these days and only a trickle of tourists make their way through a landmark canyon to the Treasury building...
  • African Children's Choir uses music to provide hope

    African Children's Choir uses music to provide hope
     The African Children's Choir is more than just a world music act. It's a cultural initiative.  The choir, made up of 18 Ugandan boys and girls between the ages of 8-12, will perform at the Sandler Center in Virginia Beach on Tuesday night. The 80-...
  • Schengen agreement: Understand the 90/180 rule before European travel

    Schengen agreement: Understand the 90/180 rule before European travel
    Question: Twice a year for more than 10 years, I have been flying to Zurich, Switzerland, from LAX. Each trip I stay for about a month. In September, when I was checking in at LAX, the airline agent asked whether I had spent more than 90 days in Europe in...
  • Portland mayor suspends city-funded travel to Indiana

    Mayor Charlie Hales says Portland's government is joining the reaction against an Indiana law aimed at preventing government from compelling people to do things they object to, such as catering gay weddings. The law has been widely criticized as allowing...
  • NBCUniversal CTO: Orlando's tech scene can thrive with support

    NBCUniversal CTO: Orlando's tech scene can thrive with support
    NBCUniversal chief technology officer Sanjay Macwan says Orlando has the components to become a leading technology community. On Sunday, Macwan said the region's schools and technology talent that will come from the aviation, video game and theme park...
  • Dancing in the waters of Iguazu Falls

    Dancing in the waters of Iguazu Falls
    IGUAZU FALLS, Brazil (AP) — From above, the Iguazu Falls resemble a massive hole punched in a river and surrounded by jungle. Spray from the falls douses the nearby viewing areas where some tourists don rain ponchos while others take off their...
  • Malloy signs order barring state-funded travel to Indiana

    Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed an executive order on Monday barring state spending on travel to Indiana and any other state enacting legislation that protects religious freedoms but ultimately discriminates against gays and others groups....
  • Tour takes bicyclists for a seven-day trip through western Montana

     Tour takes bicyclists for a seven-day trip through western Montana
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: The Tour de Montana is a seven-day/six-night bicycle tour of western Montana offered July 13-19 by the Cycle House. Starting at $2,095 per...
  • Here are the top 10 cruise ships for teens

     Here are the top 10 cruise ships for teens
    Best cruise ships for teens, according to FamilyVacationCritic.com (www.tinyurl.com/ozd4bqm): •Oasis of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International. •Norwegian Breakaway •Disney Dream •Carnival Dream •Ruby Princess •...
  • From Ebertfest to scrapbooking, Midwest loaded with events for travel

    From Ebertfest to scrapbooking, Midwest loaded with events for travel
    Illinois April 10-11: Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention, Collinsville. A chance for scrapbookers to get together for classes and to shop for a variety of scrapbooking products. Class descriptions are available online, as is registration. 801-816-...