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Friday, July 23
Dubai guide: My Kind of Town
Dubai is a magnet for chancers, losers, dreamers and schemers, says the author Matt Lynn.... Telegraph (London)

Briny Flight to Summer
Cape Cod's late summer magic ... Conde Nast Traveler

Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Monet's Giverny
Although it is only an hour from Paris, Giverny, the village where Impressionist artist Claude Monet lived and worked, is a world away from the French capital...

London calling
From Buckingham Palace to Trafalgar Square, the venerable old town oozes history and Dickens...

36 Hours in Florence
Evidence of a revitalized Florence is everywhere — from the opening of trendy restaurants to the banishing of cars from landmark piazzas... New York Times

Tours and Activities
The World's Most Spectacular Train Trips
See some of the world's most exciting and scenic rail

12 car museums worth a detour
America’s love affair with the horseless carriage may have more to do with style, speed, status and ingenuity than with actually getting from here to there...

New NYC tours take you to mafia hangouts and Heath Ledger sites
If you're visiting New York City this summer, you have some offbeat and new tour offerings... USA Today

10 great places to thrill to a roller coaster
Paul Ruben, North American editor of Park World, a trade magazine for the outdoor amusement industry, shares some of his favorite roller coasters... USA Today

Tropical Storm Bonnie forces Miami-based cruise ships to alter itineraries
Carnival and Royal Caribbean vessels are skipping calls today in Key West, Fla., as the storm approaches... USA Today

Royal Caribbean CEO: Cruise fares about a third of the way back to pre-downturn levels
Fares for cruises are bouncing back this year after plunging during the recent economic crisis, but they remain well below the peak levels of a couple years ago... USA Today

Virgin America to Add Chicago in 2011?
It appears Virgin America might be adding Chicago O'Hare to its list of destinations as soon as next year. Considering the airline just ordered 60 new planes, it certainly makes sense... Smarter Travel

New supersonic passenger jet set for takeoff
Plane will help travelers break sound barrier for first time since 2003...

JetBlue posts $30M 2Q profit with bright outlook 
JetBlue Airways on Thursday joined most of the nation's largest airlines in posting a profit, as more passengers returned to the sky in the second quarter... Yahoo Travel News

French air traffic back to normal after strike
Airplane travel is back to normal in France after a strike by air traffic controllers... Yahoo Travel News

Report: Northwest repeatedly failed to follow safety orders
For more than a decade, Northwest Airlines repeatedly failed to follow federal safety orders but wasn't held accountable by the Federal Aviation Administration, according to a government report... USA Today

20 to Watch: 2010's Best Up-and-Coming Hotels
Travel + Leisure predicts the next hottest hotels around the globe. Book your room now, before the secret gets out... Travel and Leisure

10 top child-friendly boutique hotels
Trips with the kids doesn't have to mean sacrificing

Other and Odd
What's the Appropriate Tip?
Tipping customs vary country to country, so it's sometimes difficult to know who to tip and how much while traveling. Ed Perkins breaks down the essentials... [Back to Press Releases Main]