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  • Nova Scotia's Baddeck beckons with culture, heritage

    Nova Scotia's Baddeck beckons with culture, heritage
    Nestled along the shores of Cape Breton Island lies the charming seaside town of Baddeck. Steeped in the same Celtic, artistic and fishing traditions as the rest of the island, this tiny town has managed to maintain its authenticity in a way that many...
  • 'Frozen' to become a Disney on Ice touring show

    'Frozen' to become a Disney on Ice touring show
    Elsa's love of cold climates will serve her well when the hit animated movie "Frozen" becomes a live touring show for Disney on Ice. Feld Entertainment, which produces live touring family spectaculars, including shows under the Disney on Ice banner,...
  • Gloucester site of Pocahontas' home could become national park

    Gloucester site of Pocahontas' home could become national park
    GLOUCESTER — Just as John Smith did 400 years ago, Gov. Terry McAuliffe arrived by boat at Werowocomoco on the banks of the York River to survey in person a land of rich history and great promise. McAuliffe visited on Tuesday the farm owned by Bob...
  • Rail tours with live music

     Rail tours with live music
    Riding a train and playing or listening to music. It conjures up romantic images of Woody Guthrie and his guitar crossing the country by boxcar during the Great Depression. "Trains and music. They're inexorably intertwined, as any right-thinking 2-...
  • Norwegian Cruise Line upgrading fleet

    Norwegian Cruise Line upgrading fleet
    Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line said Tuesday it is spending more than $250 million through 2015 to enhance dining, drinking, entertainment and other aspects of its cruise product. The cruise operator said the "Norwegian NEXT" program, which includes...
  • Carnival to spend $400 million to cut cruise ship pollution

    Carnival to spend $400 million to cut cruise ship pollution
    To meet caps on air emissions, Carnival Corp. has announced plans to spend $400 million to install technology to reduce pollution generated by its cruise ships. Miami-based Carnival, the world's largest cruise company, announced Thursday that it will...
  • Choreographer Jessica Lang steps out with her own dance troupe

    Choreographer Jessica Lang steps out with her own dance troupe
    Working as a freelance choreographer can have its unpredictable moments, but for Jessica Lang, it has meant more than a decade of steady employment and travel, as companies nationwide — and in Britain and Japan — commissioned her dances. Yet...
  • Taking the Kids -- 6 ideas to jumpstart a multigenerational summer trip

    Taking the Kids -- 6 ideas to jumpstart a multigenerational summer trip
    Is grandma packed? There's a good chance she and grandpa are going along on your summer vacation whether it's to a week at the beach, to Yellowstone or Orlando, and there's also a good chance they're leading the way -- and paying for, or for much of, the...
  • MSC Cruises orders two ships under new 'Seaside' prototype

    MSC Cruises orders two ships under new 'Seaside' prototype
    MSC Cruises is bullish about growing its fleet and expanding its presence in select cruising grounds worldwide. On Thursday, the Italian cruise operator announced it had signed a contract with European shipyard Fincantieri to build two new cruise...
  • Carnival expands sulfur 'scrubber' technology to more ships

    Carnival Corp. & PLC — the world's largest cruise company — is investing up to $400 million to expand innovative exhaust gas cleaning systems aboard more of its ships aimed at reducing sulfur emissions. The environmentally-friendly systems...
  • Maryland tourist destinations prepare for a boost in business

    Maryland tourist destinations prepare for a boost in business
    Visitors trying to shake off a particularly snowy winter and rainy spring could give a boost to Maryland's tourist destinations this summer. Business owners and tourism officials are seeing signs of a healthy season before the traditional Memorial Day...