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  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    Haiti: U.S. Embassy officials cautioned Americans about the potential for violence during protests on Tabarre Road in Port-au-Prince's Torcel district. Anti-government demonstrations Monday escalated into violence, with rocks thrown at passing vehicles...
  • 7-night Alaska cruise on the Norwegian Sun sailing from Whittier to Vancouver from $379

    7-night Alaska cruise on the Norwegian Sun sailing from Whittier to Vancouver from $379
    Norwegian Cruise Line offers a 7-night Alaskan cruise on the Norwegian Sun for as little as $379, based on double occupancy. The Norwegian Sun sails on a Monday-to-Monday itinerary from Whittier, Alaska to Vancouver with stops in Hubbard Glacier, Icy...
  • Craft whiskeys: A cross-country tour

    Craft whiskeys: A cross-country tour
    It's retro, handmade, local, sustainable and pricey. Seems like a winning combination. And suddenly it is. Across the nation, entrepreneurs are jumping on the craft distillery wagon, joining small and large corporations in the fine art of whiskey-...
  • Day trip: Northern Neck holds history, wineries and beautiful countryside

    There are two types of day-trippers in my mind — those who meticulously research and map out their adventure, and those that who out to explore with no itinerary in mind. I'm somewhere in between. For a day trip to the Northern Neck, I picked...
  • Travel deals: Cruise Cuba by yacht

    Travel deals: Cruise Cuba by yacht
    Since the U.S. government has somewhat loosened restrictions on visits to Cuba by Americans, the island nation has been turning up on a lot of people's bucket lists. Group IST has a new Havana-to-Cienfuegos tour that's unique in that it's a cruise by 49-...
  • Chicago plans global architectural expo for 2015

     Chicago plans global architectural expo for 2015
    Aiming to boost tourism and elevate its status as a design center, Chicago next year will mount a global exhibition of cutting-edge architecture that will strive to duplicate the cachet and commercial success of a cultural spectacle in Venice, Italy....
  • Tourists in Budapest pay to be locked up in cellars

    Tourists in Budapest pay to be locked up in cellars
    In a ramshackle old building in Budapest, tourists pay to be locked up in a room and try to escape by solving a series of mysterious clues, opening locks and finding their way out. "Rabbit Hole", inspired by the 19th Century English novel "Alice's...
  • Crystal Cruises plans 'unprecedented' Northwest Passage cruise

    Crystal Cruises plans 'unprecedented' Northwest Passage cruise
    Crystal Cruises on Thursday announced its first cruise along the icy Northwest Passage from Alaska to New York on an itinerary that took two years to plan. The 900-mile journey sails through more than 20 waterways and stops in places such as Canada's...
  • Norwegian Cruise Line to build two new ships

    Norwegian Cruise Line to build two new ships
    With the success of its latest ships, Norwegian Cruise Line is expanding its fleet again. The line announced it has come to an agreement with German shipbuilder Meyer Werft to build two "Breakaway-Plus" vessels to debut in 2018 and 2019. The 4,200-...
  • Luxury gauntlet thrown down for new Regent Seven Seas Explorer

    Luxury gauntlet thrown down for new Regent Seven Seas Explorer
    When building what's supposed to be the height of luxury, why not combine Champagne and lasers? The Regent Seven Seas Explorer began to take shape today as the first steel was cut for the luxury line's new vessel after a ceremony at the Fincantieri...
  • Panama's biggest tourist draw turns 100

    Panama's biggest tourist draw turns 100
    While Panama is emerging as a favored destination for vacationers looking for great beaches, tropical rain forest and rich biodiversity, its first claim to fame was the Panama Canal, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this summer. At the center of...