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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Love motels, slums ease Rio's World Cup hotel crunch

    Love motels, slums ease Rio's World Cup hotel crunch
    Soccer fans coming to Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup can still find some reasonably-priced accommodations, as long as a love motel, slum or campsite is where they're looking. The countdown to the month-long soccer tournament starting on June 12 has...
  • Jan Sherbin: Ukraine needs a Marshall Plan

    President Obama has pledged $50 million to help Ukraine achieve stability and says economic reform should be at the forefront of the program, along with reduced reliance on imported Russian natural gas. To use these funds effectively, he might look to the...
  • Florida travel calendar for July

    Florida travel calendar for July
    Check out festivals and events in July across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
  • Arts should be live and local, not mailed from the Met

    Arts should be live and local, not mailed from the Met
    In 1883, the company's first year, New York's Metropolitan Opera began to tour. These great overland voyages of ear-pleasing sopranos, colorful tenors and their trunks and accouterments, grew in scope and stature over the early years of the 20th century,...
  • Mexico, Caribbean food festivals

    Mexico, Caribbean food festivals
    Imagine lavish multicourse dinners served on the beach, cocktail parties with celebrity chefs you've seen on TV or wine tastings led by award-winning sommeliers. These are just a few reasons why tourists are flocking to wine and food festivals being...
  • Quirky duo Steely Dan endures

    Kenny Vance knows talent. When the former member of Jay and the Americans, who served as musical director of "Saturday Night Live" and such films as "Animal House" and "American Hot Wax," worked with a pair of unknown musicians in 1967 with the names...
  • Moran joins Newport News Tourism Development

    Moran joins Newport News Tourism Development
    Andrea Moran recently joined the Newport News Tourism Development Office as a tourism specialist, replacing James Dean, who is now working as manager of the Virginia Welcome Center in New Kent. Moran will be responsible for promoting the city to state...
  • A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish

    A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish
    Authentic haggis is not for the squeamish. Under "Ingredients" on the label of packaged versions, you'll typically find oatmeal, onion, suet, seasonings — so far so good, eh? — and lamb offal. Offal. Sometimes called pluck. It's the innards:...