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  • Disney tests FastPass only for Toy Story ride

    Disney tests FastPass only for Toy Story ride
    Visitors to Disney's Hollywood Studios over the next few days must make reservations with FastPass+ to ride Toy Story Mania. Walt Disney World is running a test through Thursday the requires FastPass+ to board the popular ride. The theme park tried a...
  • Virgin Holidays will still work with SeaWorld

    Virgin Holidays will still work with SeaWorld
    Tour operator Virgin Holidays last week said it will continue its relationship with SeaWorld and other marine parks as long as they do not use whales and dolphins captured after Feb. 14 of this year. Virgin Group founder Richard Branson started a...
  • A spectacular British Columbia road trip along Sea to Sky Highway

    A spectacular British Columbia road trip along Sea to Sky Highway
    The ink was barely dry on my driver's license in the early '70s when I set off on my first road trip from home in North Vancouver, Canada. Back then Highway 99 — or the Squamish Highway — was a dangerous, zigzagging, two-lane route chopped...
  • Chinese Road Trip Comedy 'Breakup Buddies' Tops Foreign Box Office

    Road trip comedy "Breakup Buddies" topped the foreign box office this weekend, pulling in $38 million and proving that raunchy comedies can play in China. The film reunites "Lost in Thailand" stars Xu Zheng and Huang Bo in the story of a recently...
  • 'Interstellar' Offers Early Look With Oculus Rift

    In a unique marketing move, those anxiously awaiting Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" can get an immersive preview starting Monday. Paramount and IMAX are partnering to offer a sneak peek at the upcoming sci-fi pic in a new traveling exhibit with...
  • Where does Jerry Brown stand on ethics reforms?

    Where does Jerry Brown stand on ethics reforms?
    One thumb up for Gov. Jerry Brown. And the other thumb down. The governor signed a bill inserting a smidgen of sense in California's oft-abused ballot initiative system. Excellent. But he vetoed legislation imposing sensible ethics rules on Capitol...
  • Coast Guard rescues man adrift in floating bubble, asking for directions

    Coast Guard rescues man adrift in floating bubble, asking for directions
    The Coast Guard rescued a man Saturday from the Atlantic Ocean after they advised him earlier in the week he did not have enough supplies in his hydro pod bubble vessel to make a trip to Bermuda. Officers with the Coast Guard 7th District command center...
  • Travel events: Going to Hawaii? Tips to finding exotic movie locations

    HAWAII Presentation Luis I. Reyes and Ed Rampell, co-authors of "The Hawaii Movie and Television Book," will give a presentation on exotic Hawaii movie locations and how to access them while on vacation. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant...
  • Travel letters: Flying's effects on global climate change

    Travel letters: Flying's effects on global climate change
    Regarding "6.3 Billion People Flew in 2013" [Need to Know, Sept. 28]: About 6.3 billion people flew last year, a 4.6% increase over the year before. Some saw melting glaciers caused by CO2 emissions from vehicles of all types. Ask anyone who travels if...
  • Entrepreneur Evelyn Echols dies at 99

    Entrepreneur Evelyn Echols dies at 99
    Evelyn Echols was best known as a successful entrepreneur and a founder of the Echols International Travel & Hotel School, but she was also a grand dame of Chicago society who used her entrepreneurial skills and celebrity connections to help others. Her...
  • Locally, defense firms are thinking global

    Locally, defense firms are thinking global
    When a Chesapeake defense contractor sought business overseas, it found a willing audience for its line of equipment for first responders. The next task was a bit more daunting: Translating its highly technical training manuals into Polish. In Newport...