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Thursday, July 15
48 Hours in: Revolutionary Paris
Liberty? Equality? Fraternity? As France celebrates Bastille Day, explore the capital's rebellious side, says Harriet O'Brien... The Independent

The Eco Traveller - Greenheart: Scotland's brave new world
Greater national sovereignty has led to a green revolution in Scotland... Globe and Mail

Eat, shop, explore Chicago's ethnic enclaves
From Greektown to Chinatown, from the Polish Triangle to Pakistani restaurants, Chicago has a wealth of diverse ethnic neighborhoods to explore... Seattle Times

In Java, Risking the Wrath of a Volcano
In recent years, Java’s volcanic terrain has drawn travelers away from the crowded resorts of Bali... New York Times

Tours and Activities
New Museum Tells Krakow's Stories of World War II
Installed in the factory where Oskar Schindler famously saved the lives of about 1,000 Jewish employees, the new Schindler Museum tells the story of Krakow's occupation by Nazi forces... New York Times

Island paradises are closer than you think
Skip the long flight — You can find many island escapes right in the continental U.S. — and they're only a drive, boat ride or short flight away...

Cunard Reveals Queen Elizabeth Entertainment Lineup
Expect everything from Shakespeare to Neil Simon in terms of theatrical entertainment when Cunard's new, 92,000-ton, 2,092-passenger Queen Elizabeth enters service in October

Cruises for kids
Cruise liners are attracting families by providing special activities for kids of all ages... The Australian

Early word on Norwegian Epic: Great entertainment, not-so-great cabins
After three weeks of inaugural activities during which it has been seen by thousands of travel agents and travel writers, the early word on the much-awaited Norwegian Epic is that it's a fun, lively ship that, alas, has a few major flaws... USA Today

Airline Fees Are Here to Stay, But Can be Fixed
Look: Fees arent going anywhere. So it's time to find a model for fees that's fair to the consumer... Smarter Travel

British, Iberia to merge, team up with American
British Airways and Iberia on Wednesday won the European Union's regulatory approval to merge and to team up with American Airlines... Seattle Times

767 woes ground more than 600 Delta customers at JFK
Tuesday was a rough day for hundreds of Delta customers at New York's JFK International Airport... USA Today

Could complimentary Wi-Fi soon hit the skies?
Travelers used to getting a complimentary wireless Internet connection on land aren't willing to pay for one at 30,000 feet...Yahoo Travel News

New European hotels: Councils and caverns
Kay O'Sullivan finds luxury in unusual places in a round-up of the newest stays in Europe... Sydney Morning Herald 

Six Sense Senova Kiri, Thailand review - Natural high
Frogs in the loo, mud on the floor and a clear conscience. Leisa Tyler samples the latest in green luxury... Sydney Morning Herald 

Hotel building boom hits Brooklyn, N.Y.
The cheaper side of the Brooklyn Bridge - Brooklyn - is experiencing a hotel building boom, thanks to favorable land costs, increased demand and a boatload of hipsters, the New York Times reports... USA Today

Other and Odd
6 Essential Computer Accessories for Travel 
Find out if you have the right equipment to use your favorite gadgets on your next trip abroad...

New Orleans tackles tourists' oil spill misperceptions
First Katrina smashed the city in August 2005 and crashed tourism for a few years. Now -- just when N.O. is getting back on its feet -- some potential visitors think the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is swirling nearby... [Back to Press Releases Main]